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Daily News Digest: Akon’s “crypto-city” and International Sanctions Against Cryptocurrency Conference in North Korea

North Korean Crypto Conference  This morning has begun with the unpleasant news from the US on the upcoming crypto conference in North Korea. Reuters suggest the conference violates international sanctions. This claim may be followed with a potential arrest of the Virgil Griffith, an Ethereum researcher who has been previously alleged of moving cryptocurrency between […]

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Fidelity’s digital assets arm applied for New York trust License

Several financial companies are jumping on crypto bang wagon for some assure reasons. Fidelity, an American multinational financial services corporation based in Boston, has launched its digital assets arm, Fidelity Digital Assets Services (FDAS) back in October previous year to offer crypto-custody services to large size institutions and organizations. Fidelity Digital Assets Services (FDAS), has […]

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JICWEBS launches a blockchain-based pilot to revolutionize digital ad industry

Blockchain has already revolutionized various industries with its exponential potential and versatile applications. There is no single industry left untouched by blockchain. JICWEBS or the Joint Industry Committee for Web Standards which was created by UK and Ireland Media industry to enhance the efficiency, transparency, and independence of media companies, has recently announced the pilot […]

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Man in Singapore Hired Hitman to kill his lover’s new boyfriend and paid the killer with Bitcoin

                                              Image source: Yahoo News Singapore In Singapore, a married man hired a professional killer on the dark web to kill his former girlfriend’s new lover in a planned car accident. As reported by Yahoo new Singapore, the 47-year-old Allen Vincent Hui Kim Seng hired a hitman on the dark web and paid him with […]

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IBM to become a big player in blockchain space with 183 active patents

Tech giants and payment processors across the globe are jumping on the blockchain technology and developing new solutions and offering a wide range of services. Facebook, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, etc. are few to name. Facebook has recently announced the launch of its Libra coin while Amazon and Microsoft are developing a blockchain-based cloud platform which […]

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South Korean firms formed consortium to develop blockchain based mobile authentication

Companies across various industries are forming partnerships to leverage an unlimited potential of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Thousands of partnerships have been formed across tech companies, financial institutions, energy companies, and companies from almost any industry one can think of. Recently, South Korea’s leading telecom, banking, and conglomerate companies have come together to form the […]

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Japanese crypto exchange lost $32 million in the latest hack

When it comes to cyber-attacks on cryptocurrency services prover such as crypto exchanges, trading platform, wallet service provider, etc. Japan has always been in limelight. Recently, another Japanese crypto exchange stopped its trading and exchanging service due to major cryptocurrency hack resulting in loss of about 3.5 billion Japanese Yen ($32 million) worth cryptocurrency which […]

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Maduro made trade of El Petro compulsory for all National private banks

Venezuela has been facing tremendous pressure from strict US sanctions and trade embargo. As a result, Venezuela has almost come down on its knees. Not only foreign investors but domestic investors as well have lost their trust in the current Maduro government. Considering international scenarios, the Maduro government has finally turned towards crypto and pushed […]

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