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IBM Launches Blockchain Payment System to Support Stellar’s XLM and Stablecoins

IBM announced yesterday that it has launched World Wire, a global real-time blockchain payment system that allows users to select a variety of digital assets when they settle. World Wire is the first blockchain network to combine payment, clearing, and settlement to increase the efficiency...

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IBM Launches Blockchain Payment System to Support Stellar’s XLM and Stablecoins

IBM announced yesterday that it has launched World Wire, a global real-time blockchain payment system that allows users to select a variety of digital...

Shenzhen Metro Teams up with Tencent to Launch Blockchain-based Electronic Invoices

China's first blockchain electronic invoice was launched today at Shenzhen Futian Subway Station. Passengers who use Tencent’s QR codes to ride the Shenzhen metro...

Tether Revises Its USDT Stablecoin. May Not Solely Backed By USD

The stablecoin USDT is no longer linked to the US dollar. Tether has updated its official website.  In the past, USDT was back entirely,...

Asian Blockchain Market’s Focus on Innovation While Regulation Clears

When talking about the development of the Asian blockchain market, the outside world will often compare Hong Kong and Singapore. Du Capital founding partner...

Thai Securities Regulatory Approves Opening ICO Portal for Future Public Offering

According to the "Bangkok Post" yesterday, the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the first ICO portal. Archari Suppiroj, head of the finance and...

Justin Sun, Founder of Tron: Ready to Welcome the Bull Market

Justin Sun, the founder of Tron, today released the company's second-quarter development blueprint at Token 2049 in Hong Kong. Although it is in a...

Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee Confirms HTC Partnership

HTC is about to launch the world's first blockchain mobile phone, Exodus, to expand the blockchain ecosystem with decentralized applications (Dapps) and security. Following...

Binance DEX Launching As Soon As Binance Chain Testnet Goes Live On February 20

Binance actively promotes its decentralized exchange Binance DEX. Following the release of the trading platform interface and details in December 2018, the founder Changpeng...

Samsung Galaxy S10 Will Have Built-in Crypto Support

Samsung the South Korean smartphone maker unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S10 on Wednesday. Leading up to the event held in San Francisco were lots...

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【Korea Live】Panel Discussion: Blockchain’s Path to Mass Adoption

Shift Payments Co-Founder, Meg Nakamura, said at the Beyond Blocks forum that everyone has a VISA card and a MasterCard, but not everyone cares...
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Click Ventures Expects More Innovative STO Designs in Future

Carman Chan, founder of Click Ventures, said in an exclusive interview with CoinsNetwork that STO gives a larger imagination and helps facilitate the participation of accredited investors and institutional investors.

【Korea Live】Crypto is Already Mainstream in South Korea

Kim said that South Korea has a good environment for developing cryptocurrencies due to its high population density, a high degree of emphasis on technology, a fast network, and an historical acceptance of virtual digital products.

Plair: Gameplay Still Most Important For Blockchain Games

At the NIFTY Summit, Plair Chief Operating Officer, Eric Ng, said that combining blockchain and gaming is a good direction. He pointed out CryptoKitties...

What Are Stablecoins?

One of the problems with cryptocurrency is stability. Speculation and other reasons can affect daily price fluctuations. Price volatility ultimately affects the practicality of...

Yoni Assia: In the long term, I’m a great believer of cryptocurrency

The hype of crypto space ended in late 2018. Since then bitcoin price struggles to recover and remains around $3500. It makes sense for people to lose faith in cryptocurrency, but Yoni Assia, CEO of eToro still believes the cryptocurrency during his interview with Coinsnetwork

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Singapore Monetary Authority Says It Will Help Cryptocurrency Companies Set Up Bank Accounts

Since many financial institutions are concerned that cryptocurrencies are involved in criminal activities such as money laundering, opening a bank account has always been...

[HKBCS2018] 500 Startups Sees Blockchain as Major Pillar of Web 3.0

Blockchain-related startups has become the focus of 500 Startups. Being one of the most active seed stage investors, the venture capital had early investments back in 2014, including Chain, a blockchain startup that was recently acquired by Lightyear, powered by Stella, forming a new company called Interstellar.

HTC EXODUS 1 Officially Launched. Preordering By Bitcoin & Ethereum Only

The HTC blockchain mobile phone, which delayed its launch, officially debuted. HTC officially announced the first blockchain mobile phone "EXODUS 1" yesterday, targeting the global crypto...

US Bipartisan Members Propose Double Bill to Prevent Cryptocurrency Market Price Manipulation

Several members from both parties have proposed a consensus bill in the House of Representatives in hopes to prevent price manipulation in the cryptocurrency...

Litecoin’s Charlie Lee Hits Back at Journalist in Tweet Storm

Litecoin creator Charlie Lee opened a can of worms ever since his decision to sell all his LTC in December of 2017. On Twitter, he called...

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Baidu’s XuperChain More Effective Than the “Traditional” Blockchain

Yesterday, Chinese tech giant Baidu published whitepaper v1.0 for its strategy of an independent network system called XuperChain. https://twitter.com/Baidu_Inc/status/1044931220767817728 The white paper describes the possibility to make commercialization of...

Charlie Lee: Bitcoin, Litecoin, & Ripple the Digital Gold, Silver & Diamond

In a recent interview with Jinse.com, Charlie Lee, founder of Litecoin, discussed his thoughts regarding Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), and Ripple (XRP). During his discussion...

BlackHorse Announces Strategic Partnership with CoinsNetwork. Will Jointly Facilitate the Development of Hong Kong Blockchain Industry

BHG is a team of digital asset evangelists who are driven to facilitate blockchain adoption by forging an ecosystem to support blockchain entrepreneurs and companies.

Bitmain’s Initial Prospectus File Shows Earnings of More Than $700 Million in Half a Year

Technology investment companies such as Tencent and Softbank have previously denied investing in China's bitcoin mining machine manufacturer Bitmain. According to Bitmain's preliminary IPO documents...

Fincross Launches as Next-Generation Investment Bank Bridging Gap Between Crypto and Fiat

Financial service provider Fincross International, which previously obtained an in-principle approval for an investment banking license from the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius (FSC), hopes...

First Binance SAFU Pre-Hackathon Held in Hong Kong

Blockdynamics, Genesis Block and Bitwork will be hosting the First Binance SAFU Pre-Hackathon held in Hong Kong on the 12th-13th of January 2019.  The pre-hackathon is scheduled...

Japan’s FSA Doesn’t Consider Stablecoins a Cryptocurrency Under Current Law

A stablecoin is not considered as a virtual currency said Japan’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA). In Japan, the cryptocurrency market is regulated...

[HKBCS 2018] Liquefy Suggests Companies Understand Security Tokens Before Tokenizing

The direction of startup financing is shifting from initial coin offerings (ICO) to the security token offerings (STO). Liquefy founder Adrian Lai said at the Hong...

Higgs Block CEO Karen Chen: The Exchange’s Multiple Roles Will Be Distributed to Other Agencies

Karen Chen, CEO of Higgs Block Group, a blockchain technology company, was on a panel yesterday at the “Blockchain the Future · The Second BlockInvest Summit”....