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Sony Shares Jump after Japanese Giant Announces Unprecedented ¥100 Billion Stock Buyback

Japanese conglomerate Sony will kick off a $ 910 million stock buyback program beginning next week, Reuters reports. The move will result in Sony buying a maximum of 30 million of its own shares. Consequently, the amount of the company’s outstanding shares will be reduced by 2.4%. According to a Bloomberg Intelligence analyst, Masahiro Wakasugi, […]

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Calling Crypto a ‘Harsh Mistress,’ ShapeShift Announces Major Layoffs

ShapeShift exchange has become the latest in a string of cryptocurrency and blockchain companies to announce major layoffs due to the ongoing cryptocurrency bear market. In a Medium post entitled “Overcoming ShapeShift’s Crypto Winter and the Path Ahead,” Erik Voorhees detailed several different factors behind the change of course and stated that one-third of the […]

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Institute Announces Australia’s First Fully Accredited Blockchain Courses

Advertisement Australia’s first and fully accredited blockchain course is here. Developed by Australian institute Blockchain Collective and titled the ‘Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain,’ the course comes with eight modules, including six core modules and two electives, Australia’s Finder reports. The educational institute stated that the course would be delivered through registered training bodies, intensive […]

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Substratum Announces New Type of Crypto Exchange, beats China’s Great Firewall

Exchanges can currently be divided into two distinct categories, centralized such as Coinbase or decentralized such as IDEX. A hybrid may be on the horizon, however, from the founder of Substratum. A Distributed and DEX Combo According to PR Newswire Substratum has announced the development of Amplify Exchange, its new-fangled combination of distributed and decentralized […]

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IOTA Announces Ledger Wallet Compatibility

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Cryptocurrency IOTA announced compatibility with popular hardware wallet Ledger today.  IOTA coin holders will be able to store their coins (MIOTA) on the ledger Nano S device. Details According to a release on IOTA’s blog, “[t]he Ledger hardware wallets integrate with the IOTA Trinity and Romeo Wallets and isolate user’s seeds […]