Crypto Investment Services Firm BitGo to Add Support for TRON

Institutional cryptocurrency investment services firm BitGo is planning to add support for Tron. Institutional-grade cryptocurrency investment services firm BitGo will provide wallet and custody support for cryptocurrency Tron (TRX), according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 20. Per the release, BitGo will add support for TRX later this year, making it available […]

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Blockchain Startup Takes on Mainstream Crowdfunding Sites to Cut Number of Failed Projects

sponsored A startup says crowdfunding sites have a trust problem, with projects failing and contributors refusing to invest again. It believes blockchain can change this. A new blockchain platform is vowing to take on established crowdfunding sites — and argues that their lack of accountability means greater numbers of projects fail to deliver what they […]

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Major Chinese University Launches Blockchain Research Center

Fudan University has opened a blockchain research center that will purportedly facilitate the development of the Shanghai economy. One of the most selective universities in China, Fudan University, has opened a blockchain research center, according to an announcement published on Feb. 15. Per the announcement, Fudan University established the Shanghai Blockchain Engineering Technology Research Center […]

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Norway: Anarcho-Capitalist Smart City Adopts Crypto as Sole Recognized Medium of Exchange

Liberstad has adopted a cryptocurrency native to its blockchain-powered smart city platform. Liberstad — a private, anarcho-capitalist city in Norway — has adopted a cryptocurrency native to its blockchain-powered smart city platform as its official medium of exchange, according to a press release published on Feb. 12. Founded in 2015, Liberstad is the outcome of […]

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Hyundai Commercial Partners With IBM to Accelerate Blockchain Development

A financial services subsidiary of leading South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai has partnered with IBM. Hyundai Commercial — a financial services subsidiary of leading South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai — has announced a partnership with American tech giant IBM to modernize its business model using blockchain. The news was announced on Feb. 13 at IBM’s […]

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IBM Partners With Boehringer Ingelheim to Test Blockchain in Clinical Recordkeeping

A new partnership between IBM and Boehringer Ingelheim aims to test whether blockchain provides a proper level of data integrity, transparency, and patient safety. The Canadian unit of American tech giant IBM has partnered with pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim to deploy blockchain in clinical recordkeeping, according to a press release published on Feb. 12. The […]

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