Alfa-Bank, Commerzbank Pilot Cross-Border Payments on R3’s Marco Polo

Alfa-Bank and Novolipetsk Steel Company, in cooperation with Commerzbank and Vesuvius GmbH, launch a Russia-Germany payment pilot via R3’s Marco Polo Network. Alfa-Bank and Novolipetsk Steel Company (NLMK), in cooperation with Commerzbank and Vesuvius GmbH, are piloting Russia-Germany cross-border payments on R3’s Marco Polo network. Powered by R3’s Marco Polo Blockchain Global Trade Network On […]

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PewDiePie-Partnered Streaming Platform DLive Teams Up With Theta Network

Theta Labs announces that its blockchain video infrastructure protocol Theta Network will soon be incorporated into decentralized streaming platform DLive. Theta Labs has announced that its blockchain video infrastructure protocol Theta Network will soon be incorporated into decentralized streaming platform DLive. According to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 10, Theta’s partnership with […]

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Ex-Ethereum Advisor Nerayoff Loses Techstars Deal After Extortion Charges

Well-known startup accelerator Techstars says that it was “necessary” to halt a joint program with Steven Nerayoff’s firm Alchemist. Startup accelerator Techstars has cancelled its year-old partnership with the firm owned by early Ethereum advisor Steven Nerayoff. Techstars ditches the joint accelerator According to cryptocurrency news outlet The Block on Oct. 8, Nerayoff’s arrest on […]

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Economic Dept. of Dubai Unveils Blockchain-Based Business Registry

The Dubai Department of Economic Development has announced a blockchain-based business registry platform. The Department of Economic Development in Dubai has announced its move to a blockchain-based unified business registry platform (UBRP). According to a Saudi Gazette report on Oct. 7, the platform aims to improve the ease of doing business in Dubai and enable license issuers […]

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Venezuelan Exchange Rolls Out Crypto Debit Card with Petro Support

Two Venezuelan companies have partnered to release a cryptocurrency debit card and point-of-sale system. Two Venezuelan companies have partnered to release a cryptocurrency debit card and point-of-sale (PoS) system. “Crypto transfer device” supports four currencies According to a social media release by state-sanctioned exchange CriptoLAGO on Oct. 1, the joint offering with so-called “investment cryptobank” […]

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