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Bet on ‘Biscuits Not Bitcoin’: Gateway Partners’ V. Shankar

In an interview with the Nikkei Asian Review, Gateway Partners Chief Executive V. Shankar reiterated his longstanding negative stance on bitcoin. “We are for biscuits, not bitcoins,” he said. Gateway’s Shankar Still Bearish on Bitcoin Towards the end of 2017, Shankar cautioned against three investment opportunities: Tesla, Argentina, and bitcoin. This was at a time when bitcoin […]

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Exclusive: TrueUSD Partners with Nexo to Provide Holders With Instant Loans on Cryptocurrency

Advertisement Tory Reiss In all the huff and shuffle surrounding the several recent stablecoin offerings, even the most dutiful reader might have overlooked TrueUSD (TUSD). However, December has turned out to be an eventful month for the stablecoin, as they today announced that they are the first which has successfully passed three separate security audits. […]

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Atari Partners With Startup to Make Blockchain Versions of Popular Titles like Roller Coaster Tycoon

Advertisement Renowned game maker Atari Inc. announced a license agreement with Animoca Brands Limited, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited, giving it the rights to produce and publish blockchain versions of the famed Atari mobile game titles Roller Coaster Tycoon Touch and Goon Squad in most territories around the world – excluding Hong Kong, […]

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XYO Network Partners With Esri For Blockchain Enabled Geographic Information System

Advertisement XYO Network, a blockchain-based geographic information system (GIS) with an Ethereum token and its own blockchain network, announced today a partnership with Esri, one of the world’s oldest and largest GIS systems and mapmakers, a company founded in 1969. The partnership came about when XYO hired a former Esri employee and the partnership became […]

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Bullion Giant APMEX Partners with BitPay to Let Investors Buy Gold with Bitcoin

Advertisement Global crypto payment provider BitPay has announced the OneGold precious metals and digital gold marketplace is now accepting Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash, according to a press release. OneGold — founded by APMEX, a leading precious metals retailer, and Sprott, an alternative asset manager — is focused on giving investors the ability to combine the […]

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Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Partners IBM to Pilot Blockchain Across its Value Chain

Advertisement Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has partnered with IBM to pilot blockchain-based transaction management for its commodities right from the oil wells through to its end customers. The automated, blockchain-based, system will encompass oil and gas production management for ADNOC’s entire value chain including tracking, validating, and executing, transactions. As with many blockchain […]

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Crypto Wallet Maker Ledger Partners with Neufund to Create Security Token Platform

Advertisement European crypto startups Neufund and Ledger have announced that they will work together to bring ERC20 tokens issued through Neufund to Ledger’s cryptocurrency hardware wallets and applications. Neufund, based in Berlin, and Paris-headquartered hardware wallet-maker Ledger already had a partnership dating back to 2017 when Ledger created a bespoke edition of the Nano S […]

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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 […]