Four International Banks Complete Commercial Paper Transaction on R3’s Corda Platform

Four international banks have completed a live commercial paper transaction based on blockchain consortium R3’s Corda platform. A group of international banks in partnership with enterprise blockchain software firm R3 have completed a live commercial paper transaction based on blockchain platform Corda, Finextra reported Dec. 6. The transaction was implemented on the Corda-based Euro Debt […]

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R3 Adds Ripple as First Crypto for Its Universal Payments DApp

Enterprise blockchain consortium R3 has released a new universal payment settlement platform, with ‘rival’ Ripple’s XRP the first crypto to be supported. Enterprise blockchain software firm R3 has announced that ‘rival’ Ripple’s XRP token will be the first crypto supported on its new universal payment settlement platform, Finextra reports today, Dec. 5. Dubbed “Corda Settler,” […]

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Russian Authors’ Society to Launch Blockchain Platform for Intellectual Property Loans

Russia’s non-profit copyright society plans to launch a blockchain-powered platform for managing intellectual property-secured loans. Major NGO the Russian Authors’ Society (RAO) will launch a blockchain-based financial platform for intellectual property-secured loans, according to Russian news outlet TASS Nov. 16. RAO’s CEO Alexander Sukhotin revealed that the project, dubbed CoFi, is at its final stages […]

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MILE Now Listed on BitForex: Fast, Free and Decentralized Blockchain for the Real Economy

BitForex has listed MILE on their exchange. It’s a deflationary cryptocurrency tied to a new stablecoin, XDR. MILE carries a 0.01 MILE transaction fee, while XDR transactions are free. While the market for stablecoins is already crowded, George Goognin, a board member and global ambassador for the Mile Unity Foundation believes that this coin pairing […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 12–18: a Stablecoin Gets Sharia Certified, the IMF Considers Central Bank Digital Currencies

The head of the IMF suggests looking into central bank issued digital currencies, while a Swiss stablecoin gets Sharia certified. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more […]

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US SEC Levies ‘First’ Civil Penalties Against Two ICOs for ‘Unregistered’ Securities

In a self-described “first,” the U.S. SEC has imposed civil penalties against two ICOs solely over their failure to register their token sales. In a self-described “first,” the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has imposed civil penalties against two Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) solely over their failure to register their token sales, according to […]

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WSJ: SEC Opened Probe into Erik Voorhees, Crypto Loans Firm Over 2017 $50 Mln Token Sale

Crypto loans company Salt, once associated with Erik Voorhees, is facing an SEC probe over its 2017 $50 million token sale and whether Voorhees’ involvement broke the law. Crypto loans company Salt Lending Holdings Inc., once associated with high-profile crypto industry stalwart Erik Voorhees, is facing a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) probe over […]

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