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MasterCard Indian Government of Protectionism in Favor of Native RuPay

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Reuters reports that Mastercard has formally complained to the US government that the Indian government is deliberately promoting domestic payment networks over international ones like Mastercard and that the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has actively used nationalism in promotion of payment processing network RuPay. According to the report, Mastercard and Visa are not the dominant payment modes ...

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IOTA Foundation to Integrate Native Token With Ledger’s Hardware Crypto Wallets

The Germany-based IOTA Foundation will integrate IOTA tokens with Ledger’s hardware cryptocurrency wallets, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 2. The IOTA Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports the development and standardization of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and is focused on building ecosystems around IOTA in order to facilitate its commercial adoption. As of November 2017, ...

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Messaging Giant LINE Launches Trading of Its LINK Token on Native Exchange

Japanese messaging app provider LINE Corporation announced that its newly-developed LINK (LN) token is now tradeable on its native BITBOX cryptocurrency exchange in a press release Tuesday, October 16. LINE, which launched BITBOX in July, will offer trading against three cryptocurrency assets – Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and Tether (USDT) – out of a total of thirty currently available on ...

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Bobby Lee Bullish On Native Crypto Like Bitcoin, Not ICO-Issued Utility Tokens

As the ICO epidemic continues to spread around the globe, many proponents of pure, PoW-issued crypto claim that the tokens issued via public funding rounds aren’t fit to be called bona fide decentralized blockchain-backed assets. Bobby Lee: ICO-Issued Tokens Are Comparable To Blockchain Investments, Not Crypto The debate between proponents of “pure” cryptocurrencies and ICO-issued utility tokens has raged on, ...

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NEM Gaining Exposure Among Native Americans

A major potential of blockchain technology is its ability to empower the underserved and disenfranchised across the world. Sovereign Native American nations throughout the United States represent perhaps one of the groups that can most benefit from the possibilities of blockchain. Initiatives by NEM in the US are looking to work with Native Americans across the country. On August 18, ...

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Toshi Goes Native to Become ‘Coinbase Wallet’

Toshi, the open source decentralized app (DApp) browser and wallet developed by Coinbase, is now going native to become “Coinbase Wallet,” according to an official Medium post published August 15. The exchange presents the move as more than just a rebranding exercise, suggesting that the wallet will develop over time to offer more functionality than existing crypto wallets and serve ...

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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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Chinese Social Network Tianya is Launching a Native Cryptocurrency

The Tianya Community in China, a social network of 130 million users that seeks to create the country’s most influential platform for content and knowledge creation, has announced a blockchain based initiative to rebuild its ecosystem. The new ecosystem will launch on Aug. 8 and will make use of a blockchain based token, TYT, according to a recently posted notice ...

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