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At BlockchaInvest, international blockchain companies and crypto projects looking to raise capital meet local investors and fund managers in a…

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An Introduction to TRON Smart Contract Development

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Development, Ethereum, Platform

An Introduction to TRON Smart Contract Development

When it comes to blockchain development, the community has bifurcated into assorted categories in terms of philosophy, preference, and tools. Among the various choices that companies have offered for developing and launching exclusive projects that can integrate blockchain technology, smart contracts have attained top-tier status when it comes to the go-to choice of connecting centralized systems directly to a blockchain….

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Crypto Investment Firm 1confirmation Wants to Launch Second Fund

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Crypto Investment Firm 1confirmation Wants to Launch Second Fund

One of the earliest cryptocurrency venture capital firms in the world, 1confirmation, is looking to raise as much as $60 million for a new fund, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal published on January 17, 2019. Heavy Hitters back Long-Standing Firm While bitcoin is still hovering well under $4,000 as of press time, a far cry from…

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ShapeShift Uncovers its Secret on How to Stay Compliant

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Ethereum, Exchange, News, Regulation

ShapeShift Uncovers its Secret on How to Stay Compliant

Cryptocurrency is still an emerging industry and regulation is still trying to keep up. While there are few assertive regulatory frameworks in the world, crypto-related companies are often requested to provide information to law enforcement agencies. On January 18, 2019, ShapeShift came forth to reveal how it handles this matter. Providing Information to Law Enforcement Agencies ShapeShift, one of the…

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Thanks to BitWage, Companies Can now Pay Their Workers and Taxes in Bitcoin

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Ethereum, News

Thanks to BitWage, Companies Can now Pay Their Workers and Taxes in Bitcoin

On January 16, 2019, BitWage announced their partnership with Simply Efficient HR, a Texas-based payroll and human resources company to enable the payment of W2 employee and payroll taxes in bitcoin or ether. This service will be available in all U.S. states as well as Puerto Rico. This comes only weeks after Ohio became the first U.S. state to accept…

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Rocke Group’s Monero Mining Malware now More Powerful than Cloud Security Software

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Crime, Development, News

Rocke Group’s Monero Mining Malware now More Powerful than Cloud Security Software

According to a January 17, 2019, press release from Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42, a threat intelligence team, a Linux mining malware developed by Rocke group has advanced to uninstall cloud security products from Alibaba Cloud and Tencent Cloud to illegally mine Monero (XMR) on compromised machines. Monero (XMR) Mining Malware Gets More Powerful Per the report, Rocke group, the…

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USA: Blockchain Technology to Revitalize the Health Department’s Contract Acquisition Function

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USA: Blockchain Technology to Revitalize the Health Department’s Contract Acquisition Function

According to a report by FedTech Magazine published on January 18, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) is moving ahead with its new data monitoring tool called HHS Accelerate to streamline the process of procuring and executing contracts. Department of Health Embraces Distributed Ledger Technology Blockchain technology continues to find new avenues for use across various industry…

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The DS (Digital Securities) Protocol: Securitize’s Infrastructure for Tokenized Securities

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Development, Ethereum, Regulation

The DS (Digital Securities) Protocol: Securitize’s Infrastructure for Tokenized Securities

Cryptocurrency has come under serious scrutiny following incoming regulation and legislation. Despite this, however, things remain legally unclear for cryptocurrencies overall as well as token offerings and blockchain-issued assets in particular. While it would make sense to abide by the existing frameworks in reference to securities and issued assets, the problem in this approach is that with the ever-changing nature…

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Gate.Io Launches Monero (XMR) and Stellar Lumens (XLM) Perpetual Contracts

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Gate.Io Launches Monero (XMR) and Stellar Lumens (XLM) Perpetual Contracts

Many believe that institutional money will not flow into cryptocurrency markets until there are more adaptability and flexibility with the markets with regards to investment products such as futures contracts. Gate.io has recently added two new assets to its “perpetual contract trading,” Monero (XMR) and Stellar Lumens (XLM), on January 18, 2019. The Financialization of Crypto One of the reasons…

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Huobi Japan (BitTrade) Launch Operations as a Fully Regulated Exchange

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Huobi Japan (BitTrade) Launch Operations as a Fully Regulated Exchange

Huobi Japan, the cryptocurrency exchange re-born as a result of a merger between BitTrade and Huobi Group, has now resumed operations as a wholly-regulated exchange by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), according to a press release on January 17, 2019. Huobi Japan Gets FSA Greencard As reported by BTCManager in September 2018, as part of Huobi Group’s strategy to help…

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Cypherpunk Legend’s Blockchain Platform Outlines BetaNode Selection Process

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Cypherpunk Legend’s Blockchain Platform Outlines BetaNode Selection Process

Elixxir has outlined the beginning of its BetaNode selection process, which kicks off on January 21, 2019, with the opening of its applications. Elixxir According to the January 17, 2019 press release, full-stack blockchain Elixxir has begun its BetaNode selection process. The Elixxir blockchain specializes in ensuring performance and privacy for their users. According to the statement, their blockchain fulfils…

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