Daily Archives: October 17, 2018

BTCC Launching Cryptocurrency Exchange in South Korea

Hong Kong-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange BTCC is reportedly launching services in South Korea this month. In addition to a cryptocurrency exchange, the company will offer a wallet service, a mining pool, and a consumer payments service, according to its Korean website. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals BTCC Expanding Into South Korea BTCC, formerly known as ...

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Midterms: Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria may prove pivotal in Florida elections

As midterms approach, candidates and national political parties are courting Puerto Ricans in Florida, spending big on get-out-the-vote campaigns.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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China's cold but cleaner skies bring an economic challenge

As winter’s approach brings the first days of heavy smog, thanks to coal-burning heaters, Beijing residents are donning air-filter masks or hunkering down indoors. The good news is that China’s air quality has been improving since 2013, though readings are still several times higher than what the World Health Organization recommends. Beijing has proved its war on pollution can work. ...

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Scalability Study: DLT Can Support Daily Trading Volume of US Equity Market

A recent study by DTCC, Accenture, and R3 has found that blockchain technology is scalable enough to support an entire day’s trading volume of the U.S. equity market Cointelegraph.com News

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Zebpay Sets Up Operations Overseas After Suspending Exchange Activities In India

Zebpay is reportedly expanding its global presence after suspending cryptocurrency trading operations in India due to the banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. According to information on its website, an entity has been set up to operate the Zebpay exchange in Malta to serve 20 countries. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Malta-registered Exchange Serving ...

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Ethereum Foundation Releases Fourth Wave of Grants

The Ethereum Foundation has announced the recipients of its fourth wave of grants to organizations and individuals developing the ecosystem Cointelegraph.com News

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This Firm Wants Legacy Financial Players Trading Cryptocurrencies

Over the last few months, there’s been a lot of talk about institutional money coming into the digital asset economy. On Tuesday, the institutional-grade cryptocurrency trading platform Caspian announced the end of its beta stage. Caspian claims 15 institutions are utilizing the trading platform and the firm expects to onboard 50 clients by the year’s end. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges ...

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TRON (TRX) ‘Partnership’ with Baidu has Nothing to do with Blockchain

The TRON (TRX) and Baidu ‘partnership’ all started with a tweet. Finally, First time to partner with tens of billions USD valuation industry giant. Guess the name 😊#TRON #TRX $ TRX — Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) October 12, 2018 TRON’s founder, Justin Sun, is notorious for vague ‘pump’ tweets and this one was no different. TRON’s ICO ended at the beginning of ...

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