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NEM Foundation to Open Melbourne Blockchain Hub, Aims to Attract SMEs, Startups for Blockchain Adoption

Singapore-based NEM foundation is opening a blockchain hub in Australia, primarily to educate startups and enthusiasts about the myriad benefits of blockchain technology and digital currencies, reported SmartCompany on Oct.15. NEM Goes to Melbourne Launching in Melbourne, NEM aims...

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Binance Co-Founder on Launching Fiat Exchange, Confident in Crypto Market Trend [INTERVIEW]

Yi He, the co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer at Binance, spoke to CryptoSlate in an exclusive interview on how the exchange decided to launch a fiat-enabled trading platform in Singapore, discussed the country’s regulatory frameworks around crypto, and the...

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Qtum Unveils 0.16 Update on First Birthday, Targets 50,000 Tx/S

Qtum celebrated its first birthday with a bang, doubling down on the ambitions of its 2019 roadmap and releasing its “game-changer” 0.16 update, designed to scale the network to 50,000 transactions per second through lightning networks. A marriage of Ethereum...

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Zaif Exchange Hack in Japan Provokes Security Caution From NEM

While the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif faces backlash following a Sept. 14 hack, the Foundation, known for the NEM blockchain platform and XEM token, has reassured its asset holders that it remains unaffected. Nem Suspends Zaif Withdrawals During...

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Binance CEO: ‘I Don’t Understand Why the Bitcoin Price Isn’t Shooting Through the Roof’

Changpeng “CZ” Zhao quietly offered a utopian forecast for the cryptocurrency industry and his ubiquitous cryptocurrency exchange, Binance–which he revealed is becoming increasingly institutionally oriented and will launch five to 10 fiat-to-crypto operations in nearly every continent. Speaking at...

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Huobi Building Global Blockchain Resource Alliance With ‘Global Elites’ Initiative

Huobi announced on its blog Wednesday that it would be launching the third phase of its Huobi Global Elites program, another step toward building what it calls a “Global Blockchain Resource Alliance.” The Global Elites Initiative Huobi is expanding its reach into...

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US Regulatory Authority and Singapore to Collaborate on FinTech Innovation Initiative

Making its way into the mainstream, blockchain continues to garner attention from governments around the world. On Sept. 13, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) partnered with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in an effort to promote...

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