Iran Disconnected From SWIFT, Launches State Backed Crypto Rial

Global provider of secure financial messaging services, SWIFT, has ousted the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) from its financial banking system. The US-led sanctions will make it difficult for Iran to settle its international deals. In response, the authorities in Iran have accelerated the development of their state-backed national digital currency. Central Bank of Iran’s…

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Exchanges Roundup: Revolut CEO on Institutional Investment, Binance Launches Research Division

In recent exchange news, the chief executive officer of Revolut has expressed doubt regarding the institutional appetite for cryptocurrency exposure, Binance has launched a new research division, and Etoro has begun the gradual rollout of its wallet for Android and iOS users. Also Read: Korea’s Upbit to Launch Crypto Exchanges in Thailand and Indonesia Revolut CEO…

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DESICO Launches Its Public Offering in Compliance With EU Regulation

DESICO, a startup that is developing a security token infrastructure, started public offering on November 7, 2018, during which investors will be able to purchase DESI tokens which entitle token holders to platform’s revenue. The company relies on the fundraising model given that DESI Tokens represent safer and more valuable instruments compared to ICO-based utility…

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Aragon Launches on Ethereum Mainnet: Killer Application of DAOs

Aragon version 0.6 is now live on the Ethereum mainnet and the release comes seven months after the company announced Aragon version 0.5. The release is considered a major milestone for Aragon, a blockchain startup that managed to raise €25 million in under 1.5 minutes during their ICO. Aragon is a tool, that allows entrepreneurs,…

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Consultancy Giant DeVere Launches Actively Managed Crypto Fund

Financial advisory firm, DeVere, has officially launched an actively managed crypto investment fund that is geared towards experienced investors who are looking to capitalize from future growth in the cryptocurrency markets. DeVere’s chief, Nigel Green, spoke about the new fund, stating that the firm differentiates itself from a slew of cryptocurrency funds that already exist…

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Open API Cryptocurrency Exchanges Launches IPFS Protocol to Facilitate Security Token Trading

A developer of decentralized ERC-20 token exchange powered by P2P hypermedia protocol from Protocol labs launches private IT-backed security token. To remove the challenges linked to traditional IPO investing, the security trading platform BaseCore leverages its very own security token: BaseCore token; a stable coin backed by the underlying portfolios of private IT companies. Two…

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Chinese Ecommerce Giant JD Launches Blockchain Research Lab

While China is known for its rather unfriendly stance toward cryptocurrencies, the situation is significantly better when it comes to blockchain technology. Numerous companies, influential individuals, and even the country itself recognize that this is the technology of the future. As such, they are very supportive of it and eager to expand it further and…

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NAGA Launches Its Long-Awaited Card

Traders on the NAGA Trader platform definitely have something to smile about after the NAGA Card was launched. The latest development is a result of tireless work by its creators, all in the interest of bestowing its users with all the advantages that come with being a NAGA Cardholder. Advantages of NAGA Card First and…

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Paysafe’s Neteller Launches In-Wallet Feature To Buy-And-Sell Cryptocurrency

Connecting The Dot B/W Cryptocurrency And Traditional Money The digital wallet providers are allowing users to buy cryptocurrencies through fiat money thus eliminating having to go to crypto-ATMs. Currently, the feature allows top 10 cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) Ethereum (ETH) Litecoin (LTC) Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Ethereum Classic (ETC) The purchase of these cryptocurrencies can be…

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Bithumb launches its DEX days after stakes acquired by BK Global Consortium

Bithumb, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchange platform in South Korea and the world’s leading exchange platform, has launched its decentralized exchange, Bithumb DEX. The announcement was made by One Root on their official blog earlier this week. This comes in the limelight days after the exchange platform’s 51% stake was acquired by BK Global…

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TriForce Tokens Blockchain Gaming Platform Launches Steam Game, Final Token Sale Announced

The revolutionary blockchain platform, TriForce Tokens plans to change the face of the $138 billion worldwide gaming market and has declared its last token sale event. The huge occasion will be planned with the dispatch of another project titled: “through the new gaming platform.” For the past few years, TriForce Tokens has initiated a high…

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Lamassu Launches New Line of Cryptocurrency ATMs

Lamassu, a Portuguese Bitcoin ATM manufacturer, has unveiled three new machines comprising its “next generation” of cryptocurrency ATMs. Also Read: Japan Roundup: Bitflyer Restructures, Zaif Suspends New Member Registrations Lamassu Launches New Cryptocurrency ATMs Lamassu has launched its new ‘Sintra’ range of cryptocurrency ATMs – the Sintra, Sintra Forte, and Douro II. All of the machines…

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StellarX Launches To Help XLM Take Over The World

 Stellar have finally launched a complete version of StellarX, in what looks to be the first ever, totally free trading platform, a platform that the StellarX team believe has the capacity to become the world’s most popular place to trade. It’s good news for Stellar, bolstering the reputation of the company and even better…

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More Stablecoins: Goldman-Backed Circle Launches USDC

This week, the Goldman Sachs-backed company Circle launched a new stablecoin—joining a growing trend in the crypto space. The new virtual currency will be known as USD Coin (USDC) and will start to be traded at the Poloniex exchange. Its value will be linked to the US dollar.  Circle Launches Dollar Coin There is a…

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Education Ecosystem Launches LEDU Promo Token Airdrop

Education Ecosystem, a decentralized learning ecosystem building the Netflix for professional development begins a new campaign to help promote LEDU coins and the entire Education Ecosystem project. The LEDUP airdrop will include all Ethereum wallet addresses. Each address will receive LEDU Promo Tokens [Symbol: LEDUP] and airdrop recipients can share these tokens with their friends…

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National University of Singapore Launches Academic Blockchain Research Center

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has announced the launch of the Cryptocurrency Strategy, Techniques and Algorithms (CRYSTAL) Center, an academic research lab and think tank that intends to solve the most-pressing issues in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry and become one of the world’s foremost research centers focusing on blockchain technology. Led by a…

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Bitmain Launches "Next-Gen" 7nm Processor As IPO Looms

New 7nm Chip To Be Implemented In Upcoming Bitmain ASIC Machines Per an official announcement from Bitmain, Jihan Wu, the CEO of the Beijing-based cryptocurrency mining giant, revealed that his firm is launching the SHA256-focused BM1391, the long-awaited, next step in the evolution of Bitcoin mining machines. Along with revealing this new chip based on…

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A-Cubed Launches DLT Project to Track Crypto Donations for Charities and Non-Profits | BTCMANAGER

Airbus’ Silicon Valley outpost, A-Cubed has kick-started an open source, public DLT based project to foster a sustainable ecosystem for charities and non-profits that are making use of cryptocurrencies and smart contracts for social purposes. Per a September 18, 2018, report by ZDNet, the France-headquartered aerospace giant’s philanthropic arm, The Airbus Foundation, is the first…

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BitPay Launches Bitcoin Cash Option for Merchants

Bitcoin payment services provider BitPay, a global leader in processing payments for merchants, has announced the much-awaited option of receiving settlement in the form of Bitcoin Cash. The news hasn’t had an effect on the price of the cryptocurrency as of yet, as BCH continues its downslope towards the $500 line. BitPay Responds to Merchant…

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Fintech Startup Revolut Launches Cryptocurrency Supported Debit Card

The widespread use of a new financial instrument in day-to-day transactions have long been hailed as the holy grail for any early-stage asset class, crypto included. And with a recent announcement, crypto has tentatively moved one step closer to becoming a widely-accepted medium of exchange. Revolut & Crypto — A Match Made In Heaven On…

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