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Archive for August 2018

CBOE May Support Ethereum Futures

The Chicago-based CBOE is reported to be launching Ethereum futures in the impending months. This information, reported by Business Insider, would make CBOE the first United States exchange to have such a listing. Reducing The Risk In cryptocurrency, futures trading allows investors to buy or sell a specified asset at a chosen price at a…

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Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Set For Saturday

September 1st will mark the first annual Bitcoin Cash stress test. The test intends to make Bitcoin Cash surpass the number of transactions performed by Bitcoin itself. Holders of Bitcoin Cash will produce a massive volume of activity, reaching five million transactions over a twenty-four hour period. Automated tools like tip bots will allow users…

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Bibox Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches Blockchain Incubator Project ‘BiboxLab’

Bibox has announced the launch of its blockchain incubator project—BiboxLab. The project aims to provide full-spectrum support services to promising blockchain-based startups in the ever-expanding industry. BiboxLab joins an ecosystem of blockchain incubators looking to spearhead innovations in the emerging blockchain technology arena. BiboxLab to Support Blockchain Startups According to a BusinessWire press release, Aries…

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Japanese Messaging Giant LINE Launches ‘LINK’ Cryptocurrency

LINE Corporation, the operator of the instant messaging app ‘Line’, has launched its own blockchain network called LINK Chain and an associated cryptocurrency called LINK. How LINK and LINK Chain work According to the announcement, the cryptocurrency LINK will operate on the LINK Chain blockchain network, both of which were developed independently by Line. LINK…

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NASDAQ to List Several Cryptocurrencies in 2019

Earlier this month, Nasdaq was rumored to be on the verge of launching a joint venture with Gemini co-founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss which would allow Nasdaq, in partnership with Gemini, to list top cryptocurrencies for global trading. This week, the rumors have been confirmed by an additional source from Nasdaq who told The ICO…

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Central Bank of India Expresses Interest In State Backed Digital Currency

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), India’s central bank, is expressing interest in introducing a rupee-backed digital currency, the Financial Times reports. The RBI is currently facing financial strain due to the complexities of managing paper currency, and has consequently formed an inter-departmental group to determine if a state-backed digital currency could cut down costs. “In…

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Walmart Appears to be Creating a Legion of Autonomous Delivery Robots Through Blockchain

Judgement day may be approaching, as retail giant Walmart has applied for a patent with the US Patent and Trademark Office detailing plans for a system of “in-field authenticating autonomous robots” operating under the control of a blockchain network. The patent describes a system of what will likely involve thousands robots linked through wireless communication…

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Japanese Authorities to Implement Software to Track Cryptocurrency Transactions

Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) has unveiled plans to implement a new software designed to track cryptocurrency transactions. Created by a secret private company, the tracking program is part of an increased national effort to prevent fraud and other criminal activity taking place in digital money markets. Russia’s Federal Financial Monitoring Service is currently in…

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