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BitPesa Partners with Japanese Insurance Company to Digitize Remittance Service

Tokyo-based insurance company Sompo Holdings has partnered with BitPesa to promote digitization of its international remittance service. The news comes weeks after another Japanese player, money transfer firm SBI Remit, teamed up with the blockchain company to bring distributed ledger to transactions between Japan and African countries. Japanese Sompo Holdings Follows SBI Remit in Partnership […]

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Crypto POS Maker Pundi X Partners with HARA to Bring Blockchain to Farmers

Pundi X HARA Partnership Pundi Labs (Pundi X), a point-of-sale (POS) terminal maker, has announced a partnership with blockchain startup HARA to bring its blockchain-based POS devices to farmers. The company said the partnership will seek to facilitate data collection and financial inclusion across Indonesia’s rural areas and agricultural sector. HARA, a blockchain startup incorporated […]

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Hitachi Partners India’s Largest Bank for Digital Payments Push

Advertisement Hitachi Payments is entering a joint venture with the State Bank of India, the country’s largest bank, to establish a digital payments platform The collaboration sees Hitachi Payments, the wholly-owned Indian payments subsidiary of 108-year old Japanese conglomerate Hitachi, join the State Bank of India (SBI) in developing a sweeping digital payments platform with applications […]

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Binance Partners With Southeast Asian Venture Capital Giant to Launch Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange in Singapore

Vertex Ventures invests in cryptocurrency exchange platform giant Binance to establish a fiat-to-crypto exchange service in Singapore. Vertex is a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, and is Southeast Asia’s oldest venture-capital establishment. Details of the Deal In a press release from Accesswire published on Tuesday, October 23, Vertex Ventures network announced its strategic partnership with Binance to launch Binance […]

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Gates Foundation Partners Ripple and Coil in Financial Inclusion Initiative

Advertisement The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is teaming up with San Francisco, California-based blockchain firm Coil with a view of enhancing financial access for the unbanked and underprivileged communities. Initially announced by the principal technologist and a deputy director at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Miller Abel, the development was later confirmed by the […]

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Exclusive: BitPay Partners BTC.com, Brings Bitcoin Payment Protocol to a Million Users

Advertisement Bitmain subsidiary BTC.com has become the latest bitcoin wallet provider to adopt the BIP70 transaction framework, enabling the company’s 1 million customers to send payments to businesses in cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay’s $ 1 billion merchant market. BTC.Com Adopts BIP70 for Commercial Bitcoin Payments Originally proposed in 2013 by early Bitcoin developers Gavin Andresen […]

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English Football Giant Liverpool Partners Blockchain-Based Trading App TigerWit

Advertisement Forex trading platform TigerWit has announced a new partnership with Liverpool Football Club and the launch of a new blockchain-based trading app that gives clients access to access to key global markets and trade FX, indices, commodities and metals. Under the terms of the partnership, TigerWit becomes the ‘Official Foreign Exchange Trading Partner of Liverpool FC’ […]

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Blockchain for 35 Million Users: Korea’s Biggest Insurance Firm SK Partners With ICON

Advertisement ICON, South Korea’s most valuable blockchain project, has partnered with the country’s biggest telecommunications conglomerate SK, to possibly utilize blockchain technology and crypto in compensating users of its mileage system. SK Planet, a subsidiary of SK that signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ICON, operates the most widely utilized mileage system in the […]

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Origin Protocol Partners on New ERC 725 Alliance to Promote the Adoption of Blockchain-Based Identity Standard

Origin Protocol, an open-source blockchain platform for creating peer-to-peer marketplaces has announced its role in the creation of the ERC 725 Alliance, an initiative aimed at increasing adoption of the identification standard across decentralized applications. This follows the launch of its decentralized messaging service last week. The ERC 725 is a new standard for managing […]

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Korea’s Major Crypto Exchange Bithumb Resumes Registration. Partners With NH Bank

Hankyung, a mainstream media outlet in South Korea, has reported that Bithumb, the country’s second largest crypto exchange, will officially resume new user registrations on September 1. Bithumb has disallowed new registrations for traders in South Korea since January of 2018, following the encouragement of the government to establish formal agreements between cryptocurrency trading platforms […]

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Kingdom Trust Partners with Insurance Firm for Its Digital Asset Custodial Services

A U.S.-based multi-asset custody firm has announced that it will launch a fully insured storage option for clients seeking to secure their digital currency holdings. To facilitate this, Kingdom Trust has partnered with the respected insurer Lloyd’s of London. Kingdom Trust Brings Much Needed Insured Custody Solutions to Crypto For those not technically minded, storing […]