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Crypto Garage and Blockstream Receive First Ever Regulatory Approval to Test Japanese Yen Stablecoin

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Development, Finance, News, Regulation

Crypto Garage and Blockstream Receive First Ever Regulatory Approval to Test Japanese Yen Stablecoin

Crypto Garage, a subsidiary of the Japanese IT company Digital Garage, Inc, announced on January 21, 2019, that it would test issuance of JPY stablecoins on their SETTLENET platform. The Stablecoin Euphoria Expands to Japan The blockchain fintech company will pilot a delivery versus payment settlement service between JPY tokens and digital assets in a project fully authorized under the…

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BitPay Transactions Surpassed $1 Billion in 2018

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BitPay Transactions Surpassed $1 Billion in 2018

According to a press release (Jan. 16, 2018), BitPay saw increased growth in 2018 including a 78 percent increase in workforce and a 7 percent decrease in funds lost to error. Success Story BitPay apparently had a very fruitful 2018 despite the bitcoin price slump in the later part of the year. According to a press release, the blockchain payment…

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Former Columbian Drug Lord Launches Escobar Cryptocurrency to Impeach Donald Trump

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Former Columbian Drug Lord Launches Escobar Cryptocurrency to Impeach Donald Trump

According to an Asia Times report on January 14, 2018, Roberto Escobar, the brother of Pablo Escobar, the late Columbian drug lord is running a fundraising cryptocurrency campaign to impeach the current president of the United States, Donald Trump, and remove him from office. Escobar Launching Ethereum-Powered Stablecoin Per sources close to the matter, Roberto de Jesús Escobar Gaviria, a…

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UNICEF France Calls for Donation in DAI Cryptocurrency to Fund Open Source Blockchain Projects

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UNICEF France Calls for Donation in DAI Cryptocurrency to Fund Open Source Blockchain Projects

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in France has begun a series of events and has called for donations in Dai (DAI), a cryptocurrency that will help in funding blockchain-based projects to educate youths around the world, the organization announced on its portal on January 6, 2019. Investing in Frontier Technologies to Solve World’s Greatest Problems UNICEF Ventures…

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In Which Ideas Is the Crypto Community Storing its “Hopium” for 2019?

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, Development, Finance, Regulation

In Which Ideas Is the Crypto Community Storing its “Hopium” for 2019?

The year 2018 has arguably been one the most volatile for the crypto community. While bitcoin and altcoins enjoyed a total market cap of more than $800 billion in January 2018, the figure hovers around $130 billion at year’s end. When observed, there was nothing significant in 2018 which stood out as being a detriment for the industry. There was…

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Facebook May Launch a Stablecoin to Target India’s $69 Billion Remittance Market

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, Finance, News

Facebook May Launch a Stablecoin to Target India’s $69 Billion Remittance Market

Cryptocurrency’s first killer application may be well on its way from the rosters of Facebook, a company ironically known for practices contrary to the ethos of decentralized currencies and blockchains, reported South China Morning Post on December 21, 2018. Facebook’s Crypto Deal The San Francisco-headquartered social media giant is leveraging India’s mammoth $69 billion remittance market, which also forms the…

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What Is Fluidity Stack and how Is it Changing Asset Tokenization?

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, Cryptocyclopedia, Development, Ethereum, Finance

What Is Fluidity Stack and how Is it Changing Asset Tokenization?

December in 2018 has been the polar opposite of December 2017 in the cryptoverse. While bitcoin and the altcoins were establishing new all-time high values during the last year’s monumental bull run, the bears seem to have completely pulled down the industry in 2018.  Today, bitcoin is having a tough time crossing the $4,000 mark. Similarly, the majority of the…

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Japanese Financial Regulator Classify Cryptocurrencies as “Crypto-Assets” to Ward off Consumer Misunderstanding

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Japanese Financial Regulator Classify Cryptocurrencies as “Crypto-Assets” to Ward off Consumer Misunderstanding

Japan’s financial regulator has established a classification for cryptocurrencies that are traded online like money, this according to a report from The Japan News on December 15, 2018.  Avoiding Confusion According to the article, the nation’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has decided to position bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies under the category of “crypto-assets.” Furthermore, the intention behind the move is to…

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Stablecoins Experience a Major Increase in On-Chain Transactions Despite Bear Market

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Stablecoins Experience a Major Increase in On-Chain Transactions Despite Bear Market

Stablecoins have experienced a meteoric rise in popularity during the second half of 2018, with currencies such as TrueUSD, USDC, Paxos, and GUSD experiencing a 1032 percent increase in on-chain transactions took place in November vs. September 2018, Diar reported on December 10, 2018. Fiat-Backed Stablecoins Start Gaining On-Chain Traction It seems that stablecoins are on their way to become…

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BitGo Now Supports Universal Protocol Alliance Stablecoins

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BitGo Now Supports Universal Protocol Alliance Stablecoins

BitGo, a leading blockchain security and cryptocurrency custodian based in California, has formed a strategic alliance with the Universal Protocol Alliance. The partnership will enable BitGo to offer support for the latter’s cryptoassets, including its U.S. dollar (UPUSD) and euro-pegged (UPEUR) stablecoins, according to a Business Wire press release on December 6, 2018. BitGo Supports Universal Tokens Per sources close…

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