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Blockchain Technology Tipped to Boost New Zealand’s IT Exports: Report

Advertisement Earnings from New Zealand’s third-biggest export sector, information technology, could be boosted significantly by distributed ledger technology. According to a report released by New Zealand’s innovation agency, Callaghan Innovation, there is ample room for growth in the sector if the country embraces blockchain technology. Currently, the IT sector in New Zealand generates NZ$ 16 […]

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Coinbase ‘Pump’ Fails to Boost Zcash in 17% Drop from Daily Peak

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. On November 30, Zcash (ZEC), a privacy-focused cryptocurrency, was integrated into Coinbase Pro, a U.S.-based regulated digital asset exchange operated by Coinbase. The exchange told investors that throughout the foreseeable […]

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Singapore to Offer Seed Funding to Enterprises to Boost Blockchain Adoption

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The government of Singapore will offer financial incentives in order to grow the blockchain ecosystem in the country. According to The Business Times, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) which falls under Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information will offer seed funding to players in the media and ICT sector. This […]

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Crypto Volume in South Korea Rises, Will it Boost Global market?

The conducive developments in South Korean crypto space have boosted fiat influx into the market, reveals this month’s data. eToro eanalyst Mati Greenspan pitted Korean Won against the most volumed bitcoin-quoted assets, including the US Dollar, Euro, the Pound and also Tether. The comparison revealed a dramatic surge in the BTC/KRW trading volume compared to other instruments […]

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Boost VC Issues Call for Crypto Startups

Advertisement Technology startup accelerator Boost VC has announced that it is accepting applications from crypto startups to join Tribe 12, its latest accelerator program cohort. Since 2012, Boost VC has graduated several cohorts with more than 75 crypto-related projects including prominent blockchain projects like Etherscan, Aragon, and MyCrypto. According to the announcement, which appeared in a Medium […]

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United Arab Emirates to Approve ICOs as ‘Securities’ in 2019 to Boost Corporate Funding

Advertisement The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is pressing ahead with plans to introduce initial coin offerings (ICOs) as means toward fundraising for companies and startups in 2019. In an effort to boost financing in capital markets, the UAE will enable domestic companies to raise funding by offering cryptocurrency tokens to investors alongside traditional means like […]

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Proper Regulations Will Boost Confidence in Cryptocurrency Sector: Abu Dhabi Regulator

Advertisement The regulatory chief of Abu Dhabi’s international financial center and free zone has called for tighter regulations for cryptocurrency trading and ICOs while recognizing the growing global industry. Nearly a year after issuing its guidelines for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs), effectively regulating the industry, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) is sharing […]