Dash Releases Software Upgrade For Cheaper Transactions; Now Listed on Huobi.Pro

Dash Releases Software Upgrade For Cheaper Transactions; Now Listed on Huobi.Pro

Dash has released a new software upgrade that cuts transaction cost to near zero, while doubling network capacity. The release of 12.2 of the Dash Core software comes with new features, improvements and bugfixes, the organization announced earlier this…

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Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Tech Bureau Raises Funding To Expand Business

Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Tech Bureau Raises Funding To Expand Business

Tech Bureau, a Japanese fintech and cryptocurrency company from Japan, has raised US$767,500 from Shinsei Bank and OKWave to expand business and increase headcount. The investment brings its total amount of funding raised to over US$22 million. Tech Bu…

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Israeli Digital Currency Startup Colu Eyes US$50M ICO To Boost Expansion

Israeli Digital Currency Startup Colu Eyes US$50M ICO To Boost Expansion

Colu, an Israeli startup offering localized digital currencies based on blockchain technology, is looking to raise US$50 million in an initial coin offering (ICO). Colu had already raised US$12 million in venture capital from Digital Currency Group, Sp…

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Bitcoin Soars Past US$7,000 Mark

Bitcoin Soars Past US$7,000 Mark

Bitcoin has surpassed the US$7,000 mark, reaching a new all-time high of around US$7,350 on Bitstamp on Thursday. The digital currency is up by over 620% this year after starting 2017 near US$1,000. At current prices, the total market capitalization is…

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Japan Financial Group SBI Strengthens Commitment to Cryptocurrencies

Japan Financial Group SBI Strengthens Commitment to Cryptocurrencies

SBI Group, a financial services company based in Tokyo, is increasing its commitment to cryptocurrency and blockchain space with several bold initiatives unveiled this week. SBI Holdings, the entity that holds most of the group’s businesses and c…

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Why South Korea is unlikely to follow China’s anti-bitcoin lead – despite its ICO ban

Why South Korea is unlikely to follow China’s anti-bitcoin lead – despite its ICO ban

The South Korean government recently cracked down on ICOs and cryptocurrencies. However, it’s likely the attitude in South Korea will return pro-crypto sooner than expected.

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Pundi X Labs Unveils Retail POS For Cryptocurrencies

Pundi X Labs Unveils Retail POS For Cryptocurrencies

Isle of Man startup Pundi X Labs is looking to bring cryptocurrencies to brick-and-mortar businesses across Southeast Asia with a new point-of-sale (POS) device. The Pundi X POS device will enable shops, cafes and convenience stores to buy, sell and accept cryptocurrencies as a payment method. It will also allow them to provide their customers with […]

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ICOs seek refuge in renowned tax havens: From Gibraltar to Isle of Man

ICOs seek refuge in renowned tax havens: From Gibraltar to Isle of Man

As fire and fury reign down on ICOs from media, government officials, and naysayers, these renowned tax havens offer a bit of refuge

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Leverj Announces Ethereum-Based Decentralized Trading Platform for Crypto Derivatives

Leverj Announces Ethereum-Based Decentralized Trading Platform for Crypto Derivatives

Leverj, a project developed by the team behind Coinpit, has unveiled plans to launch a fully functional decentralized trading platform for cryptocurrency derivatives. The platform promises to make significant strides towards improving security and usability in cryptocurrency trading. Built on Ethereum, the Leverj platform will allow users to manage crypto derivatives trades, while mitigating the […]

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“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

Malta is breaking ground in the Bitcoin and blockchain universe, hoping to attract startups and fintech companies from across the world

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