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Vietnam’s Central Bank Announces Cryptocurrency Ban, Fines

News world The State Bank of Vietnam has announced that effective 2018, those using cryptocurrencies as a means of payment will be subject to fines and prosecution. The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has announced a ban on the use of cryptocurrencies as well as fines and possible prosecution for …

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City of Tokyo Announces Blockchain Startup Accelerator

The government of Tokyo is organizing a new blockchain-focused startup, which is set to officially start in January. Tokyo Metropolitan Government is working with Japanese think tank Nomura Research Institute (NRI) on the “Blockchain Business Camp Tokyo,” the third iteration of a series of accelerator programs that have focused on …

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MasterCard Announces That Payments Can Now be Made on Blockchain

Best of Both Worlds Credit card companies are a long-standing pillar in the financial services sector. Credit cards were the first cashless payment option made available to the public and now, one of the leading financial services firms in the world has decided that it’s time for credit cards to …

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PR: Aeron Blockchain Flight Safety Startup Announces Agreement to List Aeron ARN Token on HitBTC

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Aeron, the blockchain startup focused …

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MasterCard Announces Blockchain B2B Payments Despite Rejection of Bitcoin

MasterCard recently announced a way for businesses to make direct business to business (B2B) payments over their Blockchain technology-based network. The company has dubbed its offering “MasterCard Blockchain API,” and it will be debuted at the Money 20/20 Hackathon in Las Vegas in a few days. Testing and validation have been completed, …

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Abkhazia announces ICO to fund first state-run cryptocurrency » Brave New Coin

The Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia has announced a plan to raise a billion dollars worth of cryptocurrency via an ICO. The breakaway state has long vied for international legitimacy and has struggled to attract investment to fund its internal development projects — a situation it hopes to turn around by …

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Veteran Blockchain Financial Company Cashaa Announces Token Generation Event – The Merkle

October 15, 2017, London, UK – Today, Financial Blockchain company Cashaa has announced the launch of its CAS tokens in a Token Generation Event (TGE) which will take place on November 6th with a pre-sale kicking off October 20, 2017.   Cashaa – rated as one of the Top 100 …

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Accenture Announces New Head of Blockchain Innovation

Global professional services giant Accenture has announced a new executive hiring as part of its focus on developing cross-industry blockchain initiatives. The new team member, Iliana Oris Valiente, will serve as managing director and global blockchain innovation lead for Accenture’s emerging technology group, which develops prototypes and cutting-edge solutions aimed …

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UTRUST Blockchain Payments Platform Announces ICO for November 2 – The Merkle

Bitcoin Press Release: Cryptocurrency payments platform UTRUST has announced the launch of its ICO on November 2 2017 (2pm UTC), after making firm progress in gaining regulatory compliance in Switzerland, one of Western Europe’s fastest growing blockchain hubs. October 15, 2017, Zug, Switzerland: Building on progress in solidifying its business structure, UTRUST is pleased to …

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