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ConsenSys to Build Global Trade Platform for Agribusiness Giants

Covantis, a blockchain initiative backed by global agribusiness giants like Cargill, has selected major Ethereum-focused firm ConsenSys as a technology partner. Within the partnership, ConsenSys…

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Ripple’s XRP Sales Saw a Historic Low in Fourth Quarter of 2019

Ripple’s XRP sales continued to drop in the second half of 2019, with sales of the token reaching a historic low in Q4. According to…

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Japanese Officials Are Working on a Digital Currency

Ruling party lawmakers in Japan are reportedly working on a proposal to issue a national digital currency, Reuters reports on Jan. 24. This appears to…

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MIT Research Group Calls Crypto a Testing Ground for a Central Bank Digital Asset

MIT’s crypto and distributed ledger tech research group, the Digital Currency Initiative, recently explained that a central bank digital currency (CBDC) will eventually use some of…

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Greece Extradites Alleged Launderer of $4B BTC Alexander Vinnik to France

Greece’s Council of State ruled for the extradition to France of former operator of now-shuttered crypto exchange BTC-e and Russian national Alexander Vinnik. English-language local…

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Disgruntled Employee Stole Bitcoin from Japanese Project Vipstarcoin

Two men have been arrested in Tokyo on suspicion of defrauding IT firm Vipstar Inc. from hundreds of thousands of dollars in Bitcoin (BTC), Mainichi…

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Blockvest Saved from Default Judgement in Fraud Case

Blockvest, which is currently embroiled in a dangerous lawsuit with the SEC, obtained a small victory in a similar case filed by an elderly couple….

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Jack Dorsey’s Square Awarded Patent for Real-Time Crypto-to-Fiat Swaps

Financial services and mobile payment company Square thinks it has found a way to turn fiat into crypto in real-time point-of-sale transactions.  How it works …

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Venezuelans Selling Petro on LocalBitcoins at Half the Official Price

Venezuelans are reportedly selling the state-launched Petro (PTR) cryptocurrency that was airdropped to them recently. Though the government claims to have fixed the value of…

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Blockchain-Based Shopify Plugin Ensures Consumers Receive Authentic Products

A San Francisco-based startup called “Real Items Foundation” is beta testing a Shopify plugin to ensure that authentic items are being sold to online shoppers. …

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