Crypto Mining Firm Giga Watt Files for Bankruptcy, Faces Eviction in Washington County
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Major U.S. crypto mining and blockchain firm Giga Watt has filed for bankruptcy on Monday, Nov. 19, Washington daily newspaper Wenatchee World reported yesterday, Nov. 20.The top-five crypto mining firms entrant has reportedly filed for Cha...
‘Democratic for All’: New Crypto Exchange Will Be ‘100 Percent Owned By Users’
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A hybrid community-owned digital asset exchange is hoping to simplify trades and investments while driving down the cost of transactions. DAREX’s hybrid model enables users to trade utilities and securities – and the revenu...
South Korea Science, Food Ministries to Use Blockchain for Tracing Beef Supply Chain
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The South Korean government will use blockchain technology for tracing beef and providing consumers with information from the food supply chain, Yonhap News Agency, the largest news agency in South Korea, reported yesterday, Nov. 20.Blockch...
Japanese Banking Giant, Others Donate $800K for Blockchain Course at University of Tokyo
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The University of Tokyo will launch a blockchain course following a donation of nearly  $800,000 from several companies, including Japanese banking giant Sumitomo Mitsui (SMBC) and the Ethereum Foundation, Cointelegraph Japan reports No...
Amazon: How E-Commerce Giant Chose Blockchain Over Bitcoin
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On November 13, Amazon was granted two crypto-related patents. While the American e-commerce pioneer, with a revenue of over $177 billion, has not chosen to accept Bitcoin (BTC) and major altcoins as a payment option despite public inter...
South Korea: Messaging Giant Kakao to Attract Crypto Investments in Singapore
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Kakao Corp, a major South Korean Internet conglomerate, has established a subsidiary of the company in Singapore to attract foreign investments with cryptocurrencies, Seoul-based media outlet News1 reported Nov. 21.According to the article,...
‘Payments Four Times Faster Than Visa’: Network Fights Low Speeds and Threat of Lost Funds
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Fraud, inefficient and expensive systems, a lack of transparency and slow transactions at busy times are a reality for many business networks around the world – inconveniencing merchants, their customers, and even the middlemen tasked ...
SWIFT India Partners With Fintech Firm for Blockchain Pilot
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SWIFT India has partnered with fintech firm MonetaGo to pilot a distributed ledger (DLT) network designed to improve the efficiency and security of financial products, according to a press release published Nov. 20.SWIFT India is a joint ve...
Why Making In-App Game Purchases Using Crypto is About to Get Easier
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A blockchain-based platform that enables gamers to make in-app purchases using cryptocurrency has forged a partnership with Unity, a major game engine – giving developers the chance to unlock new revenue streams with lower fees. ...
‘The Big Issue’ Newspaper Launches Blockchain Platform to Promote Impact Investing
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The Big Issue, a street newspaper sold by the homeless in the U.K. and other countries, is launching a blockchain-driven platform to promote impact investing, The Financial Times reports Monday, Nov. 18.Three investment companies — UK Sta...
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