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Goldman Sachs and Nyca Partners Lead $32 Million Series B in Axoni

Goldman Sachs and Nyca Partners are among the investors in enterprise blockchain technology startup Axoni. The startup raised $32 million in a Series B funding round, bringing the total funding raised to $55 million. Making the announcement via a press release, Axoni stated that it would use the funds raised to expand its suite of products and broaden the network ...

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Bitcoin Cash Lead Developer Banned From BCH Slack Channel

Bitcoin Cash lead creator Amaury Séchet has reportedly been expelled from the cryptocurrency’s Slack community following a dispute over his proposal to reduce transaction times using the “pre-consensus” framework. Prominent Bitcoin Cash promoter Roger Ver broke the news on a Reddit thread that attracted more than 800 comments. “Benevolent Dictator” of Bitcoin Cash Having been with the project from its very ...

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Vitalik Buterin, Binance CEO Zhao Agree Decentralized Exchanges Should Lead The Way

During an interview at Tech Crunch Sessions: Blockchain 2018, Ethereum Founder, Vitalik Buterin hoped “centralized exchanges burn in hell as much as possible” as he strongly advocated for the use of decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges. Vitalik’s fiery comments stemmed from his annoyance towards centralized exchanges wielding “stupid king-like power” as they have the power to dictate which cryptocurrencies “become big” after making projects pay extortionate “$10 to $15 million dollar ...

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Japan May Eliminate Cash Following Sweden’s Lead, is it Good for Crypto?

As the Bank of Japan tries in futile to reach their goal of a 2% inflation rate through monetary stimulus, new methods for lifting the economic constraints caused by deflation are being discussed.  Japan may find that following in Sweden’s footsteps by abolishing cash may solve many of their economic problems. How Abolishing Cash Could End Japan’s Problems Over the past ...

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Looming US Sanctions Lead Iran to Develop a National Digital Currency

Iran is planning to issue its own national crypto in the face of looming sanctions by the US government. The Middle Eastern country intends on working with local companies with expertise in cryptography and technology to develop the national crypto, with the country’s central bank being in charge of the development process. This is not the first country that has ...

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Bitcoin ETF Can Lead to Billions of New Capital [But Not in 2018]

The cryptocurrency industry has been highly anticipating the debut of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) by the end of 2018. But, some analysts believe it will not arrive until next year. Potential Impact of a Bitcoin ETF As a publicly-traded instrument, a bitcoin ETF has the ability to open a floodgate of capital from retail traders and individual accredited investors ...

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China to Lead International Standardization Research Group for IoT, Blockchain Tech

China will lead an international research group on the standardization of the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain technology, local news outlet Science and Technology Daily reports July 18. The joint technical committee of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) have adopted the proposal for the creation of this international research group after a ...

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Stellar (XLM) & Cardano (ADA) Lead the Crypto Market

Stellar (XLM) & Cardano (ADA) – The total cryptocurrency market is booming this morning, as various crypto-positive news reports have given investors more confidence in the future of the cryptocurrency industry and market. Source: CoinMarketCap Wells Fargo and Bank of America announced this morning that both banks have applied for new blockchain and crypto related patents. Mastercard has even filed ...

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