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Ripple Partners with Beijing University to Launch Blockchain Research Scholarship

Partnering with Ripple, Institute for Fintech Research, Tsinghua University (THUIFR) recently launched Blockchain Technology Research Scholarship Program (BRSP) for excellent graduate students in China in 2019.

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.

Nasdaq CEO: Cryptocurrency is ‘A Tremendous Demonstration of Genius, Creativity’

Nasdaq President and CEO, Adena Friedman, stated cryptocurrency “deserves an opportunity to find a sustainable future in our economy,” in a recent LinkedIn post.

OKEx will Support BitTorrent (BTT) Airdrop for Tron (TRX) Holders

MALTA – Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has announced they will support the BitTorrent (BTT) airdrop for Tron (TRX) holders. // STAY UP TO DATE – FOLLOW BLOCKCHAIN...

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.

Binance Announces BitTorrent (BTT) Token Sale on January 28

Binance Launchpad, the exclusive token launch platform of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, will launch the token sale of BitTorrent (BTT) on January 28, 2019, at 3 p.m. UTC. 

Buy Bitcoin with Cash at Coinstar

Coinme, a worldwide leader in cryptocurrency financial services, is making it easy and convenient for you to purchase Bitcoin with cash at select Coinstar locations.

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.

IBM, MineHub Utilize Blockchain Technology In Mining, Metals Supply Chain

MineHub Technologies, Inc. (MineHub) and IBM have announced a collaboration to utilize blockchain technology to improve operational efficiencies, logistics and financing, reducing costs in the high-value mineral concentrates supply chain, from mine to end buyer.

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.

Ethereum’s Constantinople Upgrade Delayed Due to Security Susceptibility

Ethereum’s latest upgrade, Constantinople, has been postponed after a significant vulnerability was uncovered by ChainSecurity, a smart contract audit company, involving a loophole allowing attackers to steal funds.

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.

NASA to Utilize Blockchain Technology to Secure Flight Data

NASA has announced they are researching potential use-cases for blockchain technology regarding the privacy and security of aircraft flight data, according to a new research paper published by Ronald Reisman.

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.

DigiByte Blockchain Turns Five Years Old

On January 10 2014, the DigiByte (DGB) Genesis block was hashed from the headline "USA Today: 10/Jan/2014, Target: Data stolen from up to 110M customers".

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).

TRON Hires Former SEC Attorney David Labhart as Chief of Compliance

Blockchain platform TRON has hired former United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) supervisory attorney David Labhart as its first head of compliance to help navigate the company's interaction with world financial authorities.

RippleNet Enterprise Blockchain Exceeds 200 Customers

Ripple, provider of leading enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, has announced 13 new financial institutions have signed up for the company’s payment network, RippleNet. //...

Ethereum Classic Suffers 51% Attack, Price Falls 11 Percent

Ethereum classic (ETC) fell more than 11 percent today after a suspected 51 percent attack, according to data from CoinMarketCap.

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.

Blockchain Studio ConsenSys Partners With AMD

Blockchain development company ConsenSys has announced a collaboration with Abu Dhabi-based Halo Holdings and AMD to develop optimized datacenter solutions for emerging blockchain workloads through the creation of W3BCLOUD.

Programming the Blockchain Revolution – Opinion

We are currently in the midst of a new burgeoning industry where disruptive technology such as blockchain is being development for mainstream adoption.

BitTorrent Unveils New TRON-Based Token

BitTorrent Inc., a leader in peer-to-peer protocols and products, today announced a token that aims to expand upon its vision of a decentralized internet.

DX.Exchange Puts Wall St. on the Blockchain

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

Huobi Releases White Paper For Its Custom Built Public Chain

Huobi Group has released the English language white paper for Huobi Chain, its first public blockchain. // STAY UP TO DATE – FOLLOW BLOCKCHAIN DAILY ON TWITTER: @BLCKCHAINDAILY "This...
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