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Facebook Acquires Blockchain Startup Chainspace

According to financial news outlet Cheddar, Facebook has acquired a blockchain startup called Chainspace. Another move for the tech giant into the cryptocurrency space perhaps? Chainspace Founded by University College London researchers, the Chainspace blockchain describes itself as “a planetary scale smart contracts platform” and is comprised of a “distributed web of blockchains for scalability, speed, and privacy.” According to its website, the company says that it is excited to be “moving onto something new.” Assumedly this is its new venture with Facebook. Facebook Acquires Chainspace? Facebook has confirmed that it…

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Crypto News | UPS Invests in Blockchain & Circle Stablecoin Fully Backed

All major cryptocurrencies are seeing red again today. This week has brought higher-than-normal volatility for most of the top digital currencies on the market, making investors scratch their heads. Today, we’ll take a look at the latest trending crypto news. Crypto News: UPS Invests in Blockchain Today, the top crypto news is surrounding the logistic giant, the United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS). It was announced that the investment arm of the shipping company made an undisclosed equity investment in the US enterprise blockchain company, Inxeption. This UPS investment will be used…

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Western Union | Testing Ripple’s Blockchain, Will It Take on Crypto Next?

According to the president of Western Union Global Money Transfer, the company is “ready to adopt any kind of currency.” And interestingly, this includes cryptocurrencies. Western Union Ready to Adopt Odilon Almeida held an interview with Reuters Plus yesterday. Here he stated that there was no big difference between cryptocurrencies and regular digital payments, of which the Western Union has handled for years now. The president stated further: “We already operate with 130 currencies. If one day we feel like it is the right strategy to introduce cryptocurrencies to our platform, technology-wise,…

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Binance Blockchain | Binance to Launch the Binance Chain

If it wasn’t enough for Binance to be the biggest crypto exchange by trading volume in the world, such is its popularity that it will now launch its own blockchain. Dubbed the ‘Binance Chain’ (give that genius a can of coke), the new blockchain is due to arrive in the “coming months” according to a Tweet today. The Binance Blockchain The Tweet gave a little more detail. It said the following: “Binance is pushing for blockchain adoption and doing many things to help advancement of the industry. E.g. we will have the…

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Blockchain Phone | Sirin Labs Finney Device Ready for Shipping

Sirin Labs’ blockchain phone is expected to begin shipping in late December, it was announced today. The phone’s final design was unveiled at an event in Barcelona. Sirin Labs’ Blockchain Phone Dubbed ‘Finney,’ the blockchain phone promises to advance the user experience of decentralized apps, or dApps. The blockchain phone was developed off the back of an initial coin offering in which Sirin Labs raised $157 million earlier this year. However, it’s wondered if the creation of Finney is an example of putting the cart before the horse, as there simply…

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GBMS Tech Announces Launch Accumulus Threat Shield (ATST)

GBMS Tech Announces Launch Of Accumulus Threat Shield (ATST) ICO Backed ByNext Gen Unified Cyber Security Platform Built On The Blockchain As computer hacking and viruses become more and more prevalent, all computer users will need protection to prevent data breaches and viruses. It’s not just the big corporations at risk any more, but also everyone and anyone that uses a computer and stores sensitive data. GBMS Tech is launching a complete cyber security platform that aims at preventing hackings and threats before they happen, instead of curing the problem.…

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Bringing Gambling to the Blockchain

The Gamblica ICO launched yesterday, initiating Stage 1 of its token sale after a successful private pre-sale. Gamblica is an international gambling platform using blockchain technology on the Ethereum platform. Gamblica prides itself on being developed by players for players. The goal is to provide an enjoyable user experience through a system that can be relied on to play fair. Much of the issues revolving around gambling through centralized sources is trust. The Gamblica ICO hopes to eliminate gambling fraud by giving players the opportunity to check and verify the platform’s algorithms. The transparency…

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Jack Ma on Blockchain | “Useless” Unless It Helps the Environment

Jack Ma, Alibaba’s Executive Chairman, has never been shy about his thoughts on the newest and latest technology. The Chinese businessman, investor, and philanthropist has been a long-proponent of blockchain technology but recently made a firm statement on its future. Let’s take a closer look at Jack Ma on blockchain. Jack Ma on Blockchain Ma believes that blockchain and other advanced technologies still need to prove they can help society evolve in a “greener and more inclusive” direction, local news outlet cnBeta reported. Ma told those present at the World…

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Truegame ICO – iGaming on the Blockchain

The Truegame ICO presale started today, opening up to the public at last. Truegame is a gambling ICO, or, an operational iGaming project situated on the blockchain. Truegame prides itself on the fact that it didn’t release as an ICO during the ICO hype of 2017; instead, the team behind Truegame waited until they had a working product and community feedback before moving ahead with a public ICO. Today is the first day of the public ICO pre-sale Stage 1. The pre-sale is split into three stages: Stage 1, starting…

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Mastercard Files Blockchain Patent | Crypto/Fiat trading Will Be Faster

Mastercard files blockchain patent: Mastercard has filed another blockchain patent. According to a US Patent and Trademark Office, the company filed the patent July 17. The new patent is aimed at consumer protection and blockchain payment transactions.  The patent document outlines its main goal: to quicken merchant transactions that use cryptocurrencies. Currently, the length of time it takes to confirm and complete transactions is making exchanges with crypto’s difficult and inefficient. Even though the technology is already widely available that could make the whole process instantaneous. The application includes an outline for…

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