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ICE: Cryptocurrency Platform Bakkt is Hiring

Bakkt, Intercontinental Exchange’s bitcoin (BTC) futures trading platform, has announced they are now hiring for a number of positions, according to a tweet published on Jan. 22.

Japanese Financial Giant SBI Group Inks $15M Deal with Blockchain Startup Tangem

Tangem, the producer of blockchain smart card wallets, has rased $15 million from SBI Group for a breakthrough in mass adoption of blockchain technology.

BitPay Sees Record Year for Revenue in 2018, with $1 Billion in Transactions

BitPay, the largest global blockchain payments provider, today announced another record year along with key accomplishments and expansion of the payment processing platform for 2018 after more than seven years in business.

OPINION: Bakkt has a lot more up its sleeve than just Bitcoin futures. Why...

A lot more information just dropped about what exactly ICE owned Bakkt may be up to.

Internet of Things (IoT) Blockchain Adoption Doubled in 2018

Adoption of blockchain technology within the Internet of Things (IoT) industry has more than doubled, increasing from nine to 19 percent in 2018, according to a new survey conducted by Gemalto, a Dutch cybersecurity firm.

Russian Parliament to Introduce 20 Cryptocurrency Bills

Vyacheslav Volodin, the chairman of the lower chamber of the Russian parliament, stated bills regarding digital assets, digital rights, and crowdfunding will be a priority during the upcoming session.

Bitwise Files For New Bitcoin ETF

Bitwise Asset Management, a leading provider of crypto asset index and beta funds, announced today that it has filed an initial registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a new proposed physically held bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Japan’s Financial Services Agency to Explore Crypto ETFs

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has discarded proposals permitting listed derivatives based on cryptocurrencies but stated it may approve exchange-traded funds (ETFs) which track the asset class, according to Bloomberg.

DX.Exchange Puts Wall St. on the Blockchain

Estonia-based cryptocurrency exchange (DX) has announced a revolutionary product to tokenize the stock market on the blockchain.

India to Develop Legal Framework for Cryptocurrency

Holding cryptocurrency like Bitcoin is banned in India, but that could change, as the second interdisciplinary committee is in favor of legalizing it, According to a New Indian Express article published Wednesday.
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