Bitcoin Exchange PrimeXBT Partners With Bitfury to Ensure Compliance

Bitcoin exchange PrimeXBT partnered with blockchain development firm Bitfury to help it ensure Anti-Money Laundering compliance. Bitcoin (BTC) exchange PrimeXBT announced that it partnered with blockchain development firm Bitfury in order to ensure regulatory compliance. According to a press release published on Sept. 9, PrimeXBT will be using Bitfury’s blockchain analytics and cryptocurrency compliance software […]

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World’s ‘First’ Blockchain Smartphone to Become Available in New Market

Finney, the blockchain smartphone developed by Switzerland-based Sirin Labs, will soon become available in Bangladesh. Finney, the world’s purportedly first blockchain-enabled smartphone, will soon be available for purchase in Bangladesh. According to a report by local newspaper The Daily Star on Sept. 9, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission approved the phone for import in August […]

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Crypto News From Japan: Sept. 2–8

Japan, one of the most important markets for cryptocurrencies, has seen a number of important developments over the past week. Japan, one of the leading markets for cryptocurrencies, has seen a series of important developments for the cryptocurrency and blockchain industries this week. The country’s financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), has licensed crypto-related […]

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Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Sept. 2–8 in Review

From Cointelegraph auf Deutsch: Germany announces additional crypto regulations, Switzerland adds a new blockchain hub and Austrian scammers use fake celebrity ads. The German-speaking world continues to see lots of developments in the crypto industry, with the German government clarifying proposed regulations, Switzerland adding a new blockchain hub, while Bitcoin (BTC)-scammers are using Austrian celebrities […]

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Unconfirmed: Boeing Joins IBM on Hedera Hashgraph’s Governing Council

American aircraft giant Boeing is joining the governing council of enterprise-focused decentralized network Hedera Hashgraph, according to Coindesk. Major global aerospace manufacturer Boeing has reportedly joined the governing council of enterprise-focused decentralized network Hedera Hashgraph. Ten members so far The American aircraft giant is the 10th firm in the list of Hedera’s governing council members, […]

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Ex-Morgan Stanley Exec Joins His Former Colleagues at Shenzhen Crypto Firm

Chinese cryptocurrency company Amber Group recruited ex-Morgan Stanley Asia head of derivatives Jeffrey Wang. Former Morgan Stanley Asia head of derivatives Jeffrey Wang officially joined Amber Group, a Shenzhen-based cryptocurrency company. As Bloomberg reported on Aug. 23, Wang will operate out of Vancouver as the head of Americas for Amber. According to the article, he […]

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Travelport and IBM Work on Blockchain Platform for Hotel Commissions

Travelport, IBM and travel management firm BCD Travel are jointly developing a blockchain platform for hotel commission reconciliation. Artificial intelligence-enabled travel platform Travelport, IBM and travel management company BCD Travel are jointly developing a blockchain platform to streamline hotel commission reconciliation. Per a press release on Aug. 20, the companies are collaboratively working on the […]

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