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Americas’ Oldest Central Bank Partners Bitcoin Startup to Explore Digital Currency

The Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) has announced a partnership with blockchain technology firm Bitt aimed at exploring the issuance of a digital currency for Curacao and Sint Maarten island nations. Per the chief executive of Bitt, Rawdon Adams, a digital currency will be especially relevant to the two countries, which are both constituent countries of the ...

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Explore the Top 3 AI Assistants Available Today!

Since its inception, the cryptocurrency industry has been evolving, accommodating the latest technology and advanced trading features to make cryptocurrency trading an easy feat for all. The adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by the crypto market is one such example. The AI advancements are benefiting not just traders but the entire crypto-ecosystem. These systems are designed to assess users’ behavior ...

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Dubai Partners With Global Blockchain to Explore Blockchain Technology For Trade Finance

The city of Dubai is globally renowned for its residents’ luxurious lifestyle. The ultramodern architecture, mega shopping malls, and lively nightlife are just a few of the things that make it stand out. Even the cops in Dubai live in luxury, with their fleet of squad cars consisting of Bentleys, McLarens, and Lamborghinis. However, the city is also taking a ...

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Coinbase Acquires Distributed Systems, Pledges to Explore Decentralized Identity Systems

Coinbase has announced the acquisition of Distributed Systems, a decentralized identity solutions provider. In a blog post announcing the acquisition, the San Francisco-based crypto exchange described it as strategic in Coinbase’s bid to bring cryptos into the mainstream. The five engineers working at Distributed Systems will join the Coinbase team and will work to integrate their services into the exchange’s ...

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Bank of China Partners With China UnionPay to Explore Blockchain for Payment Systems

The commercial, state-backed Bank of China (BOC) and financial services corporation China UnionPay (CUP) have entered into a partnership, according to an August 15 announcement. Per the terms of the agreement, the two parties will jointly explore blockchain technology applications for payment system development. The partnership comes in response to market demand and regulatory requirements, giving rise to further opportunities ...

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Barclays Sponsors Blockchain Hackathon to Explore Derivatives Contracts Processing

British investment bank Barclays is sponsoring a hackathon to find the best blockchain solution to increase the efficiency of derivatives contracts processing, according to an announcement published August 9. Barclays is partnering with other market majors like Deloitte, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and Thomson Reuters for the event. At the two-day DerivHack hackathon, participants will be given ...

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Barclays Sets Up Digital Asset Team to Explore Crypto Trading

British multinational investment bank and financial services company Barclays is reportedly looking to join the cryptocurrency hype among institutional players. Barclays Appoints Chris Tyrer to Lead Digital Assets Project A few months ago, Jes Staley, Barclays CEO, ruled out launching their own virtual currency trading desk. However, the bank has reportedly created a “digital assets project” in which it will ...

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Here Is How Blockchain Will Help to Explore Space

Space is an area that has been historically researched by few governments, being a complex matter that requires thorough, high-class research and, therefore, substantial funding. More recently, with the emerging popularity of audacious startups like SpaceX, space exploration has become a less exclusive area. Now, however, it seems that the cryptocurrencies’ primary features — blockchain, its underlying technology, and the ...

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Fintech Firm Billon Partners With FIS to Explore Blockchain Tech Solutions

UK fintech firm Billon has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with international financial services tech provider Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS) to integrate blockchain tech solutions, according to a July 31 press release. Billon refers to itself as a “civilized blockchain” company, meaning that it implements blockchain to ultimately process fiat currencies. FIS, which specializes in banking software ...

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Smart Dubai and DIFC Courts Partner to Explore Blockchain-Powered Judiciary

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts and Smart Dubai have announced their partnership to develop a “Court of the Blockchain,” for streamlining the legal system, local news outlet Arabian Business reports today, July 30. DIFC and Smart Dubai will reportedly explore how the technology could aid verification of court judgements for cross-border enforcement as part of a wider push ...

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