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  • TRON
    Industry

    Tron’s Justin Sun Acquires P2P File-Sharing Network BitTorrent

    Blockchain entrepreneur and creator of the Tron platform has purchased the peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing network BitTorrent Inc. Sun’s Acquisition of BitTorrent According to Variety, the deal was finalized last week when staff were notified of the new partnership, though company representatives nor Sun responded to requests for comment....

    Thomas Delahunty | June 13, 2018 | 7:30 pm
  • FATF
    Industry

    Financial Crime Watchdog FAFT to Consider Cryptocurrency Regulations This Month

    The international financial crime watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), will hold discussions later this month to develop rules for governing cryptocurrency exchanges. It will primarily make sure effective countermeasures are in place to prevent money laundering and terrorist funding, according to a Japanese government official familiar...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 12, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • Fujitsu
    Blockchain

    Japanese Giant Fujitsu Unveils Blockchain System for Retail Rewards

    Japanese information and communication technology giant Fujitsu has revealed plans to use the blockchain to create a rewards system — think coupons and loyalty points — for the domestic retail market. Fujitsu Intelligent Society Solution Blockchain Asset Service The distributed ledger-based system — which will be exhibited at...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 11, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Fidelity
    Industry

    Fidelity Searches for New Fund Manager to Run Crypto Arm

    Fidelity’s recently revealed crypto fund is seeking a new fund manager after two key members have left to start their own crypto-focused venture capital firm. Fidelty’s Crypto Fund The crypto fund at Fidelity, the fund manager and 401(k) provider that manages $2.5 trillion in assets, is ‘small and...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 am
  • south africa
    Blockchain

    South Africa’s Central Bank Debuts Interbank Settlement System on JPMorgan’s Quorum

    The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has released its report on Project Khokha, a Proof-of-Concept designed to simulate a real-world trial of a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based wholesale payment and settlement system. Project Khokha: South Africa’s Blockchain-Based Settlement System The Proof-of-Concept (PoC) is for interbank transfers using Quorum,...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 8, 2018 | 7:30 am
  • IPO
    Industry

    Crypto Mining Giant Bitmain’s CEO Is Considering an IPO

    Jihan Wu runs Bitmain Technologies Ltd., the world’s largest producer of custom cryptocurrency mining chips. Financially speaking not much is known about the Chinese company, though Wu has hinted at the possibility of holding an initial public offering (IPO), which would force Bitmain to reveal more. What an IPO...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 7, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    Experts Predict Bitcoin Will Double in Value by the End of the Year

    Despite recent price woes, experts are predicting that Bitcoin will double in value by the end of the year. Bitcoin Price Stagnant, but Not for Long As of late, uncertainties with regard to regulations and the seizure of Bitcoin in legal cases like Mt. Gox, which led to the...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 7, 2018 | 8:00 pm

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