New Zealand Blockchain Group to Request Government Blockchain Strategy

The New Zealand-based blockchain collective BlockchainNZ will request that the government form a national blockchain strategy. New Zealand-based blockchain industry group BlockchainNZ announced that it will request a national blockchain strategy from the government next Thursday, according to a press release on May 21. The executive director of Blockchain NZ, Mark Pascall, will give a […]

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ABB Launches Blockchain Pilot for Solar Energy Sector

Energy tech company ABB has launched a pilot project to investigate how blockchain can advance the solar energy market. International electrical engineering company ABB has rolled out a blockchain pilot to explore how the technology could promote the role of solar energy in peer-to-peer (p2p) energy trading, technology-focused media outlet PV Tech reported on May […]

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Australian Advisory Firm to Launch $250 Mln Digital Securities Offering for Mining Sector

Major Australian capital advisory firm PCF Capital Group will use permissioned blockchain ecosystem KoreConX. Major Australian capital advisory firm PCF Capital Group has chosen permissioned blockchain ecosystem KoreConX for a $250 million digital securities offering. The news was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 14. PCF Capital is a corporate advisory […]

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Zebpay Crypto Exchange Extends Trading Services to Australia

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay has launched trading services in Australia. Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay has launched trading services in Australia, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 7. Zebpay has expanded its trading services to Australia by opening a new office in the fintech hub of Melbourne. The exchange’s Australian customers are […]

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Hodler’s Digest, April 29 – May 5: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Stablecoin tether is apparently only backed 74% by cash reserves, and Elon Musk and Vitalik Buterin get friendly on Twitter. Top Stories This Week Fractional Reserve Stablecoin Tether Only 74% Backed by Fiat Currency, Say Lawyers According to documents released by USD stablecoin tether’s (USDT) lawyers, the company behind the stablecoin only has enough fiat […]

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68% of Global Millionaires Already Invested or Plan to Invest in Crypto by 2022: Survey

Dubai-based financial consultancy firm deVere Group underscores the “justified international surge in crypto-optimism” in a new survey. 68% of global high-net-worth individuals have already invested or are planning to invest in crypto by the end of 2022, according to a survey by Dubai-based financial consultancy firm deVere Group released on May 3. DeVere group has […]

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Australia Opposition Party Promises $2.1 Mln Blockchain Academy Pending May Election Win

The plans significantly overtake pledged funding from the incumbent government, which has shown itself to be skeptical of the technology. Australia’s main opposition party would inject $3 million AUD ($2.1 million) into blockchain technology should it win next month’s federal election, tech news magazine ZDNet reported on May 1. Under plans previously outlined as part […]

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