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UEFA Ticketing System | Soccer Giant Uses Blockchain Technology

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has made quite the revolutionary announcement today. No, Lionel Messi has not quit football or anything like that, rather the announcement revealed the new UEFA ticketing system. And the new UEFA ticketing system uses blockchain technology. Get in! The UEFA Ticketing System on Blockchain UEFA successfully deployed its new blockchain ticketing system via mobile phones ...

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Messaging Giant LINE Launches New Crypto Fund, Lists Tron (TRX)

The current crumbling crypto market conditions appear to be no deterrent to tech and communications companies that are clamoring to get in on the action. South Korean messaging firm LINE is upping the game with the launch of a $10 million crypto investment fund. Unblock Ventures Crypto Fund According to the announcement, LINE’s Korean blockchain subsidiary, Unblock Corporation, will be ...

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Japan’s Messaging Giant LINE Sets Up $10 Million Hong Kong Blockchain Venture Fund

Japanese social messaging app LINE announced the creation of a $10 million blockchain venture fund Wednesday, August 15, as part of its expansion into the cryptocurrency market. Launched via Hong Kong-based subsidiary unblock corp., the fund contains funds from fellow LINE sister outfit LVC Corporation. “Additionally, unblock ventures’ token fund is expected to expand in the future, according to the ...

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‘Big Four’ South Korean Bank Enters Blockchain Pact with Telecom Giant KT

South Korea’s second-largest bank Shinhan Bank has entered into a partnership with the country’s second-largest telecoms provider KT Corp for the purpose of developing a new blockchain-based platform. The Korea Times reports that the new platform is intended to build on recent moves by regional governments across the country to introduce digital vouchers. Useful Competencies In July, CCN reported that ...

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Satellite TV Giant DISH Network Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin cash has been confirmed as the second cryptocurrency payment option by subscription model pay-TV provider, DISH. As announced on the company’s website, in addition to bitcoin which was adopted in 2014 as a payment system, subscribers can now pay for services using bitcoin cash. Since 1980, DISH Network Corporation has played a significant role in the evolution of pay-TV. ...

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Internet Giant Opera Brings Native Ethereum Wallet to Desktop Web Browser

Opera, the web browser backed by bitcoin mining giant Bitmain, has announced that it will add a native ethereum wallet to the desktop version of its web browsing software. Opera Brings Built-in Ethereum Wallet to PC Browser The Oslo-based firm made the announcement on Wednesday, citing “strong interest” in and an “overwhelmingly positive response” to the private beta for its ...

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Uber’s Biggest Shareholder Backs $15 Billion Bitcoin Giant Bitmain: Report

Crypto mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain has reportedly secured China’s biggest technology company Tencent and Japan’s Softbank, Uber’s biggest shareholder, as investors in a pre-IPO financing round. Chinese crypto giant Bitmain, commonly known for manufacturing bitcoin mining equipment and operating mining pools, is attracting interest from some of the world’s biggest companies and investors ahead of its initial public offering (IPO) ...

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