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Reality Shares Launches World’s First China Blockchain ETF

In an effort to take advantage of China’s innovation in the cryptocurrency sphere, asset management firm Reality Shares launched the first ever blockchain ETF for the country. The company says their goal is to “democratize the world’s best investing ideas.” According to a news release on June 20th, the Reality Shares Nasdaq NexGen Economy China ETF (Nasdaq: BCNA), will focus ...

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IBM Launches a Free Blockchain Program for Students in India

The rise of blockchain technology is fueling demand in relevant skill sets, with institutes and countries around the world launching educational initiatives. The latest to introduce such a program is the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. In collaboration with American technology giant IBM, India’s National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) launched a 12-week online course on blockchain architecture, design ...

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Decentralized Exchange Dex.Top Launches to Applause with 10k Users

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IBM Launches Blockchain-Powered Media Transactions Tracker to Prevent Advertising Fraud

IBM iX has partnered with software supplier Mediaocean to launch a blockchain-powered tracker for digital media transactions, the company tweeted June 19. IBM iX is the business and tech consulting wing of international technology giant IBM. According to IBM iX, the main purpose for applying blockchain in the media ecosystem is to “clean things up” in the media buying industry.   ...

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Cointelegraph Launches Aggregator Platform for DApp Discovery, Analysis

Tuesday, June 19, Cointelegraph is announcing the launch of an aggregator for decentralized applications (DApps), DApphub, for easy discovery and analysis of the growing number of DApps in existence. Cointelegraph’s DApphub allows crypto enthusiasts to view information about each DApp in one place, including a description, specifics about current status, developers, and popularity. DApphub’s listings can be arranged according to ...

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Blockchain Gaming Company Launches Free Fantasy World Cup Tournament with $135K Prize Pool

A blockchain-based gaming company which offers its own cryptocurrency for in-game purchases has announced it is collaborating with a fantasy sports giant and offering free tournaments to mark the World Cup. GameCredits is teaming up with FanDuel, a large daily fantasy sports company, and says the competitions will run throughout the major sporting event. As well as $35,000 in cash, ...

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Bancor Launches Community Token Network to Combat Poverty in Kenya

Bancor is launching a network of blockchain-based community currencies in Kenya aimed at combating poverty, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph June 18. Bancor, self-described as a “decentralized liquidity network,” secured a then-unprecedented $153 million in under three hours in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) June 2017. As of press time, it is the world’s largest decentralized crypto ...

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Early Bitcoin Developer Jeff Garzik Launches New Altcoin ‘Metronome’

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. Jeff Garzik, one of the earliest Bitcoin developers, has formally launched an altcoin, dubbed Metronome, which backers allege will be the first cryptocurrency to offer “institutional class” endurance. Metronome had first been announced by Bloq, Garzik’s blockchain development firm, back in Oct. 2017, when the cryptocurrency market was in ...

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CryptoZombies Launches Kickstarter for Blockchain Trading Card Game

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. The team behind CryptoZombies — a website dedicated to teaching people how to code Ethereum DApps, — is launching the world’s first collectible card game on a blockchain. To raise funds for the game’s development, the team decide to go with Kickstarter instead of an ICO. Surprising? Maybe not. ...

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