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Bitholic Cryptocurrency Exchange Rebranded as Bithumb Singapore Following Partnership

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According to a press release dated August 20 2019, Singaporean fintech company RDMCHAIN PTE. LTD has successfully rebranded its cryptocurrency exchange from “BITHOLIC” to “Bithumb Singapore” as part of an expansion campaign in partnership with major Korean exchange. New Partnership and Rebranding Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange BITHOLIC has now officially changed its name to “Bithumb Singapore”.

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Cryptocurrency Custody Giants Battle For Lions Share of Institutional Market

The acquisition of Xapo by Coinbase has effectively created the largest digital asset custodian in the world, with nearly $8 billion in assets managed. But this has only intensified the competition as custodial stalwart BitGo has announced they will be offering Xapo customers one year of free service with a dedicated account manager and up

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Deloitte Launches Blockchain Experimentation Tool

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In a bid to make it easier for startups to understand the workings of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and how its numerous use cases can be implemented, Deloitte, one of the “big four” accounting firms and the largest professional services network in the world, has launched Blockchain In a Box (BIAB). BIAB is a mobile

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Around The Block With Jeff And Dave – August 20, 2019

Another faketoshi has been announced – find out what he is all about! Coinbase buys Xapo and now holds $7B worth of cryptocurrencies, Rakuten, a large Amazon-like provider out of Japan announces a crypto exchange. Bank of America announces a crypto wallet patent and more! Join Us!Read More. The post by Around The Block With Jeff And David appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

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Huobi Wallet Integrates MakerDAO and Compound, Expands DeFi Initiative

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Huobi Group is continuing its foray into decentralized finance (DeFi) with support for MakerDAO and Compound Protocol, as per a press release, August 19, 2019. MakerDAO at one point had over half a billion dollars worth of value locked in the system, making it one of the most successful use cases of Ethereum and blockchain

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CoinCorner Cryptocurrency Exchange Paying Staff Salaries in Bitcoin (BTC)

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Staffers at CoinCorner, a British bitcoin trading venue and exchange founded in 2014, now receive part or all of their salaries in cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, ether, and XRP, via CoinCoiner Checkout, a crypto payments solution that eliminates the risks of price volatility for users, reports IOMToday on August 19, 2019. CoinCorner Fostering Bitcoin Adoption Per sources

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Binance to Launch “Venus” Stablecoin Network

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Binance, the largest Bitcoin (BTC) and altcoin trading venue in the world by reported trading volume, has announced plans to launch an open distributed ledger technology (DLT) network called Venus, to make it easier for entities to create localized fiat-backed stablecoins, according to a blog post on August 19, 2019. Venus Open Blockchain As stated

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India’s Maharashtra State to Adopt Blockchain Technology 

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In a bid to foster transparency and improve service delivery, the Maharashtra state government is making active plans to integrate distributed ledger technology (DLT) into key areas of its economy, including supply chain, agriculture, vehicle registration and more, reports local news source DNA India on August 19, 2019.  Maharashtra to Leverage DLT  Per sources close

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Rakuten Expands Cryptocurrency Operations, Launches Crypto Exchange

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Rakuten Group, the largest e-commerce company in Japan, launched a crypto wallet in 2017 via Rakuten Wallet Inc, a subsidiary of the online giant. The company has announced the launch of an exchange, allowing users to trade in BTC, ETH, and BCH using a mobile wallet for Android. The iOS app will be launched in

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Awareness and Education are the Main Obstacles to Secure Cryptocurrency Custody

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The self-custodial model of cryptocurrencies, while radical and enticing, has proved to be disastrous for people who don’t take the time to understand the nuances of the process. In an interview with CNBC, August 18, 2019, Coinbase Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Phillip Martin, discusses the challenges to securely storing cryptocurrency. Educating New Customers Breaking down

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