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The Indonesia Blockchain Hub was launched on Thursday by the Creative Economy Agency (BEKRAF), the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (KADIN), the Indonesian Blockchain Association, and blockchain-based agritech startup Hara. The organization said it will act as a “gateway to Indonesia’s growing blockchain ecosystem” and a platform for local and international blockchain industry players to network […]

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Source: Coinjournal | Date: August 17, 2018

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Line Corporation, a Japanese Internet firm and the operator of the country’s most popular messaging app, has added Tron (TRX) to its cryptocurrency exchange platform Bitbox. Tron is the first crypto-token to pass the review process by the Bitbox open-listing committee and joins other cryptocurrencies already available in the platform including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, […]

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Source: Coinjournal | Date: August 16, 2018

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Chinese exchange giant Huobi has announced an investment in and partnership with the OpenFinancial Network. The OpenFinancial Network describes itself as “the first US based regulated security token trading platform.” A security token, as opposed to a utility token, is designed to represent value of an outside source. Most commonly, it is supposed to represent […]

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Source: Coinjournal | Date: August 16, 2018

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The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) will soon be offering cryptocurrency trading to it broker-dealers and investing clients, the company said on Tuesday. Canadian blockchain startup Blockstation will help it build and deploy the online digital currency and token trading platform. The new offering will include trading, quotes, execution and settlement services, in a format that […]

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Source: Coinjournal | Date: August 15, 2018

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Augur has always been one of my favorite Blockchain 2.0 projects. Its utility is clear, its team is talented, and they have gone nowhere but up (if not in price, then in every other measurable) since my interview with them three years ago. Well, almost no where but up. Last month, the first assassination markets […]

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Source: Coinjournal | Date: August 15, 2018

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Axoni, a provider of enterprise blockchain technology, has raised US$32 million in a Series B funding round led by Goldman Sachs and Nyca Partners. The round included participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Citi, Coatue Management, Digital Currency Group, F-Prime Capital, Franklin Templeton Investments, J.P. Morgan, NEX Group, Wells Fargo, and Y Combinator. It brings Axoni’s total […]

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Source: Coinjournal | Date: August 14, 2018

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Review.Network, a new blockchain project that has set out to improve online reviews and market researches, has raised US$1.4 million in seed funding from undisclosed private investors. The capital injection will be used to grow the team and develop the platform, the startup said on Tuesday. Developed by Cypriot company RN Software Trustees Ltd., Review.Network […]

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Source: Coinjournal | Date: August 14, 2018

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The last few months have seemingly been particularly fruitful when it comes to development activity surrounding second-layer Bitcoin technologies, with recent news pointing towards great progress for both the Liquid and Lightning networks. However, recent activity from prominent Bitcoin developer Pieter Wuille looks towards a set of changes to an area of the core Bitcoin […]

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Source: Coinjournal | Date: August 13, 2018

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Guilt or innocence used to be a binary equation. That’s not to say determining it was easy for our predecessors. Without the forensic and DNA evidence available to us now, it was undoubtedly more difficult for them to come to a conclusion they could be confident in. But the equation was simple. It was binary. […]

The post What The 3D Printed Guns Battle Means For Bitcoin and DApps appeared first on Coinjournal.

Source: Coinjournal | Date: August 13, 2018

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LuneX Ventures, a partnership between Singapore-based venture capital (VC) firm Golden Gate Ventures and its former head of growth Kenrick Drijkoningen, is looking to invest US$10 million into five to ten blockchain and cryptocurrency startups by the end of the year, the company said on Friday. LuneX Ventures claims to be Southeast Asia’s first dedicated […]

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Source: Coinjournal | Date: August 11, 2018

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