Michigan Secretary of State Nixes Crypto for Political Donations
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Michigan Secretary of State Nixes Crypto for Political Donations

btcethereumadmin - November 12, 2018

The Michigan Secretary of State has formally barred cryptocurrencies from being used as donations to political campaigns, according to a letter published last Thursday. Michigan state legislature…

Singapore’s Central Bank, SGX Develop Blockchain Settlement System
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Singapore’s Central Bank, SGX Develop Blockchain Settlement System

btcethereumadmin - November 12, 2018

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the country's stock exchange, Singapore Exchange (SGX), have developed a settlement system for tokenized assets that can work across different…

IBM Says Blockchain Can Power ‘Open Scientific Research’ in New Patent Filing
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IBM Says Blockchain Can Power ‘Open Scientific Research’ in New Patent Filing

btcethereumadmin - November 12, 2018

A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain. Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent…

IBM, Seagate Team Up to Tackle Hard Drive Fakes With Blockchain
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IBM, Seagate Team Up to Tackle Hard Drive Fakes With Blockchain

btcethereumadmin - November 8, 2018

Global tech giant IBM is partnering with hardware manufacturer Seagate to ensure that computer hard drives are authentic using blockchain tech. The companies announced Tuesday that they…

CFTC Chair Says Distributed Ledger Tech Can Aid Market Watchdogs
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CFTC Chair Says Distributed Ledger Tech Can Aid Market Watchdogs

btcethereumadmin - November 8, 2018

Advances in financial technology may be useful for improving the regulation of derivatives markets, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo said Wednesday. Speaking at the…

BBVA Puts $150 Million Syndicated Loan on Ethereum Blockchain
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BBVA Puts $150 Million Syndicated Loan on Ethereum Blockchain

btcethereumadmin - November 7, 2018

Spanish banking giant BBVA has completed a pilot that put a syndicated loan for $150 million on the blockchain. According to a report from the Financial Times…

Crypto Wallet Firm Blockchain to Airdrop $125 Million in Stellar
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Crypto Wallet Firm Blockchain to Airdrop $125 Million in Stellar

btcethereumadmin - November 6, 2018

Crypto wallet provider Blockchain says it's about to stage what it's calling the "largest crypto giveaway in history." The company will distribute $125 million in Stellar lumens…

Firm Owned by India’s Richest Man Turns to Blockchain for Trade Finance
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Firm Owned by India’s Richest Man Turns to Blockchain for Trade Finance

btcethereumadmin - November 5, 2018

Oil and gas conglomerate Reliance Industries – owned by India's richest person, Mukesh Ambani – has used blockchain to conduct its first trade finance transaction. According to…

Cute Cats Power Serious $15 Million Funding for CryptoKitties Creators
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Cute Cats Power Serious $15 Million Funding for CryptoKitties Creators

btcethereumadmin - November 2, 2018

The company behind the viral blockchain phenomenon CryptoKitties is planning to enhance its platform – and it's received backing from some major tech firms to do it.…

Another Stablecoin Just Launched With ‘Real-Time’ View of Dollar Backing
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Another Stablecoin Just Launched With ‘Real-Time’ View of Dollar Backing

btcethereumadmin - November 1, 2018

Yet another stablecoin has just launched – this time from a blockchain startup founded with the explicit aim of taking on the controversial but dominant tether (USDT) token.…