Binance CEO Says 2019 Is When Cryptos Achieve Mass Adoption

  Although the cryptocurrency market is in a bear trend, there are some figures that believe the market will grow during the next year. During a conversation with The Street a few days ago, Changpeng Zhao, Binance CEO, said that in 2019 cryptocurrency adoption will increase. Changpeng Zhao Believes Adoption Will Increase in 2019 During 2018, t...
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QTUM Announces a Historic Partnership with Amazon Web Services

QTUM has announced a ground-breaking partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Together, QTUM and AWS will be working toward expanding blockchain service offerings in a move towards establishing Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) through AWS. These services will be focused primarily on creating the bases for enterprise-grade solutions, an identified ...
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U.S. Lawmaker Introduces 3 Bills Supporting Blockchain Technology to Congress

  United States Congressman Tom Emmer , who just recently got named to co-chair the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, announced on Friday that he will be introducing three pro-blockchain bills to Congress with the aim of aim of supporting cryptocurrency and blockchain technology adoption in the U.S. The three bills are titled "Resolution Suppor...
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You Can Now Use Nano (NANO) To Pay For Your Breakfast

The road to mainstream cryptocurrency adoption is progressing at a steady speed with some even projecting that crypto will replace fiat in the near future. Once such individual is Tim Draper who in a recent interview to Forbes magazine stated the following with respect to crypto adoption: I think that in the future fiat will resemble carrying aroun...
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Coinbase CEO on How He Got Into Crypto, Bitcoin’s Price Action, U.S. SEC, ICOs, Cyber Security, and Real World Adoption of Crypto

At an interview with Bloomberg TV anchor Emily Chang at the second annual "Players Technology Summit" event in San Francisco on 14 August 2018, Brian Armstrong, co-founder and CEO of Coinbase, talked about how he got into Bitcoin, the evolution of Coinbase, Bitcoin's price action, his view of the U.S. SEC, his view of crypto skeptics such as Warren...
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Coinbase Seeks Online Merchant Crypto Adoption by the Millions

  Adoption news keeps flowing this week, from Wall Street to Australia, and now San Francisco. The United States largest cryptocurrency bank, Coinbase, announced it is expanding its commerce section to include Woo Commerce via a plugin downloadable from Github. It could be just what more online merchants need to get comfortable with cryptocurr...
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Australian State Government Invests in Crypto Startup to Promote Regional Tourism

  The state government of the Australian province of Queensland will issue a grant to a crypto startup as part of over $8.3 million of innovation funding, according to an official announcement published August 1. According to the government statement, the TravelbyBit digital currency payments platform for the travel and tourism industry is one...
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Big Blockchain: The 50 Largest Public Companies Exploring Blockchain

 There's more than one way to gain exposure to blockchain innovation. Beyond buying over-the-counter products or investing directly in blockchain startups some of the largest public companies in the world are already dabbling in the tech. In fact, a closer look at this year's Forbes Global 2000 list of the largest public companies in the world...
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Argentina to Launch a Blockchain for Public Services

Latin-American governments have, by and large, engaged in a battle against cryptocurrencies since their birth. Argentina has been a relative exception and hub for bitcoin and altcoin development, particularly as locals have seen their potential to overcome exchange controls and high, unstable inflation. Now Argentina will have her own distributed l...
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Bank of England’s New payments system will be blockchain-friendly

  The Bank of England is executing an updated payments system for the interbank payment system that is compatible with blockchain-based financial transactions. According to the reports the Central bank published a report evaluating its recent Proof-of-Concept (PoC) with numerous firms functioning in the distributed ledger technology (DLT) spac...
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Cryptocurrency’s long-term future seems more optimistic now

  Trying to predict the immediate future of cryptocurrency is a bit like trying to predict the path of a pinball as it gets smacked around a machine with infinite bumpers. There are so many variables involved that it is almost impossible to see the next development around the bend, for good or bad. That is part of the reason why the digital co...
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Samsung Baltic Stores Now Accept Crypto via Blockchain Payments Platform CopPay

South Korean electronics titan Samsung has announced that its Baltic stores now accept multiple cryptocurrencies as a means of payment via the blockchain -based CopPay platform, according to a July 20 Medium post . The platform allows merchants to receive cryptocurrency and either keep the payments in a cold wallet or immediately convert it to fiat...
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JPMorgan Files New Patent for Virtual Receipts on Distributed System

JPMorgan Chase & Co has filed a new patent for a system that leverages blockchain for the management of virtual receipts backed by assets or bonds, according to a US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent filing published July 19. The new patent, titled "Systems and methods for management of asset or obligation-backed virtual receipts on a ...
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Hong Kong’s Central Bank is Launching a Blockchain Trade Finance Platform

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) is preparing to launch a live blockchain trade finance platform. The bank, which serves as the de facto central bank of the autonomous region, will launch its trade finance platform within the next two months. According to a report from the Financial Times on Monday, the HKMA's blockchain platform has 21 bank...
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Canada’s Large Credit Union Coalition Joins Blockchain Consortium R3

  The Large Credit Union Coalition (LCUC), a group comprising of the chief information officers (CIOs) of the 16 largest credit unions in Canada , has joined New York-based blockchain consortium R3 , according to an announcement published July 17. The LCUC, whose corporate members include more than 3 million entities and represent over $125 bi...
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Philippine Special Economic Zone Grants Licenses to Three Crypto Exchanges

  The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) of the Philippines has issued provisional licenses to three cryptocurrency exchanges in the economic zone, the Manila Times reported July 10. CEZA expects to attract $3 million of investment following the issuance. CEZA is a state-owned corporation that controls the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and...
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