How Crypto Incentives Work, Explained

Crypto platforms are taking innovative approaches when it comes to incentivization, but what does it mean for miners and the people who use these services? Where do loyalty programs fit in? This marketing tool has been suffering issues for years. In the non-crypto world, consumers are overwhelmed by the number of schemes offered by retailers […]

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UK-Based Global Funds Network Calastone to Switch Entire System to Blockchain in May

London-based global funds network Calastone is switching its entire system for fund trade clearing services to blockchain. London-based global funds network Calastone is switching its entire system for fund trade clearing services to blockchain this May, Reuters UK reports today, Dec. 3. Calastone processes mutual fund trades for over 1,700 financial companies, including JPMorgan Asset […]

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US Commodities Regulator CFTC Issues Smart Contracts Primer, Outlines Benefits and Risks

The U.S. CFTC’s fintech hub LabCFTC has issued a Primer on Smart Contracts, its second such publication dedicated to blockchain innovation. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)’s fintech innovation hub LabCFTC has issued a Primer on Smart Contracts, according to an official announcement Nov. 27. The primer is LabCFTC’s second fintech-educational publication, the first […]

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Singapore’s State Investment Firm Backed R3 as Part of Blockchain and AI-Focused Strategy

Singapore’s state investment firm Temasek invested in enterprise blockchain software firm and global banking consortium R3 Singapore’s state investment firm Temasek Holdings Pte has invested in enterprise blockchain software firm and global banking consortium R3, according to a Bloomberg report Nov. 22. Temasek is a Singapore government-owned investment company, which has reported its Asia-focused portfolio […]

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