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Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank Lobbyist for Crypto Project

In a report Friday, the FT said that the new hire, the bank’s managing director for group public…

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Two Startups Are Partnering to Enable Amazon Purchases with Ethereum

In a press release published Friday, crypto payments firm CLIC Technology said it is collaborating with blockchain…

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A Protocol for Issuing Tokens Launches on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

But, as it turns out, all he needed were the right partners. What started as a client’s…

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Concerns Over Facebook Data Use Derailed at Least 3 Crypto Partnerships

Despite reports that Facebook is gearing up to reveal its new cryptocurrency as early as next week,…

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Retail Giant Walmart Enters Second Drug-Tracking Blockchain Trial

The big-box retail giant said Thursday it will participate in a drug-verification pilot with IBM, KPMG and…

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Bitcoin Startup Bitrefill Raises $2 Million Funding for Global Expansion

As revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Bitrefill just closed a $2 million seed round led by Coin Ninja,…

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Circle and Coinbase Open CENTRE Stablecoin Network to New Members

In a press release sent to CoinDesk on Thursday, Circle said that, since the initial launch of…

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Marketing Chief Amanda Gutterman Is Latest Exec to Leave ConsenSys

Chief marketing officer Amanda Gutterman is the latest to depart the ethereum venture studio, according to two…

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Metaco Offering Crypto Custody Insurance via Giant Broker Aon

Announced Tuesday, this group of mostly European insurers (none of whom were named) will offer a crime…

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Philippines Central Bank Warns on Risks of Growing Cryptocurrency Use

On Monday, The Philippine Star quoted Benjamin Diokno, governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, as saying his…

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Nash Prepares to Launch Beta Version of Decentralized Exchange

Established in 2017, founders Fabio Canesin, Fabian Wahle, Ethan Fast, Thomas Saunders, and Luciano Engel built Nash…

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UK Insurer L&G Using Amazon’s Blockchain Service for Bulk Pensions Deals

According to a Reuters report Wednesday, Legal & General, a U.K.based multinational financial services company, has said it…