Rakuten Partners With Techrock to Bring Verifiable Authentic Japanese Products To China

Rakuten opens dedicated ‘zone’ for products inside the Techrock retail channel and works towards integration of Tael loyalty points
Techrock (formerly Walimai), the safe-product retail channel providing verifiable authentic consumer goods to the Chinese consumer market, has joined forces with Rakuten , Japan's largest ecommerce platform with over 90 million registered users. The Techrock safe channel expands with a dedicated 'Rakuten Zone', in which consumers can buy Rakuten pr...
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LedgerX Reveals Bid to Beat Bakkt to Physical Bitcoin Futures Launch

  Cryptocurrency derivatives provider LedgerX plans to become the first U.S. firm to offer physically settled bitcoin futures contracts. The company announced Monday that it has filed for a designated contract market (DCM) license, which would allow LedgerX to offer physically-settled bitcoin futures products to its customers. Unlike the cash-...
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What is Bitcoin? A Complete Beginner’s Guide

Bitcoin is the first decentralized digital currency. All Bitcoin transactions are documented on a virtual ledger called the blockchain, which is accessible for everyone to see. Bitcoin gives you complete control of your money, unlike other assets you own which are regulated by banks and governments. As bitcoin gains more popularity, more and more p...
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From BNB to HT: What Are Exchange Based Tokens? The Complete Guide

Cryptocurrency exchange tokens have been around for quite some time, as platforms found a convenient way to increase liquidity by also providing additional value to their native token holders, as well as discounts for trading fees. However, 2019 has turned out to be particularly fruitful for the major exchange tokens which mark notable gains throug...
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Beginner Guide to EOS

Welcome back to another chapter in our eToro Beginner's guide series. This instalment will talk about EOS , which is yet another challenger to Ethereum for the smart contracts throne. EOS was founded with the purpose of being the most powerful infrastructure for dApps. In mid-2018, it finally completed its year-long ICO, which raised an amazing USD...
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BITCOIN - ALTCOINS - BLOCKCHAIN FOR BEGINNERS - ULTIMATE GUIDE

Cryptocurrencies are becoming more popular by the day, and many new investors want to know: What's the best cryptocurrency to invest in? If you have decided that you want to jump into this rapidly growing market, then there are some very important things that you need to understand. In this guide, will help you how to be a better investor. If you d...
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What is IEO?

At present, we can notice the rise of a new phenomenon, which has gripped the tech world and is changing the way in which startups raise capital, shifting away from initial crowd offerings (ICO), a new approach Initial Exchange Offering ( IEO) came as a hot trend of 2019 Are you wondering what IEO is all about? Is this similar to ICO? How does it w...
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VeChain Partnership List and why It’s going to be gigantic

VeChain is an extremely interesting blockchain project that has been recommended everywhere. What exactly is Vechain? How does it work and why is it so interesting? We will explain everything about Vechain. What is VECHAIN (VEN/VET) Vechain is a platform that is designed to enhance supply chain management processes. VeChain provides retailers and c...
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Nash Exchange: The Compliant Crypto DEX Of The Future Arrives

Nash public beta is a precursor to an imminent full launch.
Nash Exchange is a non-custodial exchange that will soon launch its beta platform among core community members. Upon its launch, the exchange aims to offer trading pairs with NEO, Ethereum, and Bitcoin, and will provide fiat gateways for United States and international-based investors. As decentralized exchanges (DEX) and liquidity protocols launch...
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Messari CEO: ‘Wealth Transfer’ Will Take Bitcoin (BTC) to $50,000

As the crypto markets enter their second straight day of bullish price movement, with Bitcoin trading above $5000 for the first time since last year, a number of analysts are weighing in with their prediction for the future of crypto asset value. Ryan Selkis, founder and CEO of the cryptocurrency research firm Messari believes that Bitcoin will con...
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ICON Introduces Staking, New Roadmap, ICX Staking Calculator: Everything You Need to Know

  The ICON (ICX) Foundation has been hard at work pumping out updates before the year close. The last 24 hours have been especially exciting with the release of the highly anticipated Yellow Paper Part 3 which outlines ICON's Incentives Scoring System (IISS) . An artificial intelligence (AI) based assessment system that accurately measures a u...
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A16z Moves to Place Bigger Bets on High-Risk Assets – Including Crypto

Andreessen Horowitz can now back crypto startups with potentially up to $1 billion, after reportedly making some recent internal changes. The company's founders – Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz – told Forbes that they had registered all of its 150 employees as financial advisors, so as to allow them to place larger bets and invest more heavily in...
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The Smartdrop Model

How To Bootstrap Dapps and Protocols Without An ICO Authors: David A. Johnston, Mark Thorsen, Henry Liu, Erik Kuebler & Grace Torrellas Technical Reviewers: Kyle Samani, Tushar Jain, & Nathan Johnston Abstract This paper proposes best practices for "Smartdrops", as a means of fast-tracking community growth, raising brand awareness and incen...
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Rumor: Blockchain ETF of £1 Billion is Now Trading on the London Stock Exchange

The Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain ETF, which is chasing some £1 billion in assets, is currently trading on the London Stock Exchange. Could this be a sign that a blockchain ETF is soon coming to the United States? The Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain ETF has just started trading on the London Stock Exchange. The exchange traded fund will invest ...
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Rumor: OmiseGO (OMG) firm bought by CP Group for $150 million, price up 12%

The largest private company in Thailand has bought out the software firm behind the OmiseGO (OMG) crypto network. Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) acquired payments company Omise for around $150 million, as reported by TheBlock . CP Group is headed by billionaire Chatchaval Jiaravanon, and the family that owns the company is ranked as the fourth-w...
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How Many Ether Will You Need to Stake in Ethereum’s Proof-of-Stake Casper?

Ethereum (ETH) will be switching to a proof-of-stake consensus model within the next year or so. Many are wondering, 'How many ether does one need to participate in Ethereum staking?' Here is what we know so far. Although it is hard to pin an exact date on the transition, Ethereum will soon be moving to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus model. The s...
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Everex is able to start onboarding US clients.

From the desk of Anna Vladi, COO of Everex, New York, NY: I am very excited to write the first piece of news from Everex US. After a great launch in January, we have been quite busy from building relationships with banks and other technology partners to applying for money transmitter license with the Banking and Insurance departments of various sta...
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Omise partners with McDonald’s Thailand to provide seamless payment experience for online and mobile orders

(from L-R) Ezra Don Harinsut, COO and Co-founder of Omise, Jun Hasegawa, CEO and Founder of Omise, Hester Chew, Chairman of Executive Committee and Chief Executive of McThai Co., Ltd., June Seah, Chief Business Development Officer of Omise and Sorasit Booncharoensukpisarn, Associate Director, Corporate Sponsorship and Alliance of McThai Co., Ltd.
Online payment technology service provider Omise announced today that it has been chosen by McDonald's Thailand to be its exclusive payments gateway for its website, www.mcdonalds.co.th and the McDelivery Thailand mobile app . With consumers growing embrace of online and especially mobile technologies, purchases through digital channels have rapidl...
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BMW, Intel Partner With Government-Backed Blockchain Accelerator

BMW Group Asia, Intel and Nielsen are now corporate partners of the Singapore government-supported blockchain accelerator Tribe. Tribe Accelerator announced the news Friday, saying that the three firms will share their knowledge and subject expertise in their respective fields with Tribe's startups in order to help build an "inclusive" ecosystem "r...
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Binance Changes Launchpad Token Sale Format to Lottery

  Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced major changes to the format of its Launchpad token sale in a post on its blog published on March 24. Per the announcement, the company "will use a new lottery format for the next project on Binance Launchpad." Previously, the system functioned on a first come, first served basis, which left m...
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