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Uruguayan government asks open-source blockchain platform to solve regional challenges

According to the LatAmlist report, the open-source blockchain platform has been asked to solve challenges put forward by the Uruguayan government of Ministry of Agriculture, duty-free zone, Zonamerica, the newspaper, El Observador, and AGESIC, the government agency for the...

Riccardo Spagni and Charlie Lee speak on hurdles that bitcoin still has to overcome.

During an episode of Magical Crypto Friends, the former lead developer of Monero, Riccardo Spagni, Litecoin creator, Charlie Lee, and Blockstream's CSO Samson Mow, talked about some of the biggest hurdles that bitcoin has to overcome. The challenges, including...

Former Starling Bank CTO plans to launch his digital banking venture this year.

According to news reports, the former Starling Bank co-founder and CTO Mark Hipperson is planning to launch a cryptocurrency bank dubbed Ziglu this year. Mark is currently awaiting an e-money license from the Financial Conduct Authority.   Mark Hipperson left Starling...

Google Play Store lifts ban on Ethereum wallet client MetaMask.

Google play has reversed its ban on Ethereum browser extension MetaMask upon careful consideration. Google Play banned the app, saying that its policy does not allow mining on mobile phones, but MetaMask is not a mining app. The app...

Argo Blockchain appoints Peter Wall as its new CEO.

The cryptocurrency miner, Argo Blockchain PLC, announced that it has appointed its vice president and co-founder Peter Wall as the new CEO of the company. Argo blockchain also received another 3,616 Bitmain Antminer T17 crypto mining machines, which are...

China implements crypto law as it gears up to launch its official digital currency.

The law will provide a legal basis for the issue of digital RMB based on blockchain technology. China passed a password law in October 2019, dividing passwords into core passwords, common passwords, and commercial passwords.   Government will strictly regulate core...

Blockchain-based streaming platform DLive will migrate to the Tron network.

BitTorrent announced that DLive, the popular blockchain-based content sharing platform, will be joining the BitTorrent ecosystem and begin the migration to the TRON blockchain. BLive, the live streaming platform introduced by BitTorrent, will be merged into the DLive platform.    DLive...

Virgil Griffith released on bail until trial.

Virgil Griffith was arrested last month for allegedly helping North Korea evade US sanctions. The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York has alleged that Virgil Griffith provided highly technical information to North Korea that could help...

Justin Sun explains how cryptocurrency could help reduce carbon footprints.

Tron founder Justin Sun's decision to donate $1 million to Greta Thunberg was met with a lot of skepticism. He also said that adopting cryptocurrency could help reduce carbon footprints. He recently explained how this is possible in an...

Asia is leading in developing centralized digital currencies.

Asian countries, including China, Hong Kong, and Thailand, are all set to roll out national digital currencies as a mode of payment and to better track the money flow. The coming decade is likely to be the year of...

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The Swiss-based crypto bank SEBA is looking to raise $95 million

According to Financial News London report, SEBA aims to secure 100 million Swiss francs, equivalent to $95.6 million. SEBA...