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PayID: Ripple, Brave, BitGo and Huobi create an alliance 1024 500 Crypto Rand Group

PayID: Ripple, Brave, BitGo and Huobi create an alliance

A myriad of startups in the crypto-money ecosystem have announced the creation of PayID, an open-source solution to unify payments. According to a press release, more than 40 popular crypto-money companies, including Ripple and Huobi, are uniting through the Open Payments Coalition, around a new open-source payment standard called PayID, which is being sold as…

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20% of All Bitcoins Are Already Lost

A new report has just been released with a suggested breakdown of bitcoins in circulation, confirming that 20% of the coins will be lost forever. A devil sometimes useful Chainalysis and on-chain surveillance companies are extremely controversial entities in the world of cryptography. Accused of making deals with state authorities, their main mission is to…

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A World Without Passwords, Thanks to Blockchain

New decentralized enterprise cybersecurity solution on the blockchain provides a secure and cost-effective alternative to traditional passwords authentication methods Unbound Tech, the world leader in crypto key management and protection, announced the launch of a new login solution to allow companies to do without passwords. The Crypto-of-Things (CoT) platform is an access point security solution…

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Ubisoft Launches 55 NFT Rabbids Tokens on Ethereum for Unicef 1024 500 Crypto Rand Group

Ubisoft Launches 55 NFT Rabbids Tokens on Ethereum for Unicef

The Rabbids Tokens of the French video game publisher Ubisoft are back on the Ethereum blockchain in a charity for Unicef. Ubisoft is selling 55 collectables in the form of NFT (ERC 721) Rabbids tokens. The funds raised will be donated to UNICEF. Nicolas Pouard, Ubisoft ‘s Blockchain Initiative Director, said at the beginning of…

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The SEC Considers Launching an ETF with Bitcoin Indexed

WisdomTree Investments, a New York-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider, has filed with SEC for an ETF that would invest up to 5% of its portfolio in cash-settled Bitcoin (BTC) futures contracts offered by Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). The application, which was filed on June 16, asserts that the proposed fund will invest in the futures…

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Unilever Becomes Green With Blockchain

Blockchain technology is in the centre of all the attention paid to emerging technology with its multiple possibilities. So much so that the simple fact of pronouncing its name makes it possible to belong to the world of innovative and “disruptive” companies. “It is on this wave that the food industry giant Unilever wants to…

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Ledger Adds Crypto Purchase

The French manufacturer of Ledger wallets is now a member of the Universal Protocol Alliance. The alliance aims to develop the tools and platform needed to popularize blockchain and crypto. How to support the development of blockchain and crypto to an ever wider audience? Thanks to the constitution of an ecosystem of actors and the…

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Ethereum Is The Most Used Smart Contract Capable Blockchain

Smart contracts have been a revolution for the entire crypto industry. Following Ethereum, other blockchain projects wished to do the same, such as EOS, Steem, Tron or Cardano. Unfortunately for them, none of these “Ethereum-killers” can compete. Ethereum represents 82% of Blockchain Dapps In its latest development report, Outlier Ventures analyzed all smart contract protocols…

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JPMorgan Finally in Tune With Bitcoin

JPMorgan Bitcoin After years of openly criticizing Bitcoin, the largest bank in the United States has completely changed its tune about the world’s leading cryptocurrency. In a report titled “Cryptocurrency takes its first stress: Digital gold, pyrite, or something in between?”, JPMorgan analysts say Bitcoin looks “mostly positive” after surviving the pandemic-induced collapse, reports Forbes.…

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QuadrigaCX Qualified as Ponzi Scheme

More than a year after its inception, the QuadrigaCX affair seems to be experiencing a new rebound. Following an investigation by the regulators of the province of Ontario, the QuadrigaCX platform turned out to have operated like a Ponzi scheme. The most surprising news item from crypto In February 2019, the Canadian trading platform QuadrigaCX…

Estonian Crypto
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500 Estonian Crypto Companies Closed for Money Laundering

The Estonian government has decided to clean up its crypto industry. This has forced 500 companies to temporarily or permanently cease operations. Estonian crypto paradise’s end? Estonia is a country historically very open to technological advances: it was, therefore, home to many companies in the crypto industry. The Estonian government had started to make use…

Coinbase Bitcoins
Coinbase In Charge of 41.11% of all Circulating Bitcoins on Exchanges 1024 500 Crypto Rand Group

Coinbase In Charge of 41.11% of all Circulating Bitcoins on Exchanges

41.11%. This is the rate of bitcoins in circulation on exchanges held by Coinbase. We can confirm that, yes, it’s huge, compared to the market. Understanding this metric Note that Coinbase holds no more than 40% of the total supply of bitcoins in circulation. What is studied here concerns only the bitcoins stored on the…

Sekisui Blockchain
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Sekisui House to adopt blockchain for rental contracts

The announcement comes at a time when interest in blockchain technology has sparked interest in the real estate sector One of Japan‘s largest homebuilders, Sekisui House, announced on its website that it was preparing to have some rental contracts on the blockchain. The announcement, made yesterday, indicates that the Japanese real estate giant will adopt…

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What’s behind this $300,000 Ethereum Transaction Fees? 907 510 Crypto Rand Group

What’s behind this $300,000 Ethereum Transaction Fees?

Last week, crypto-centric forums went abuzz with the discovery of a bizarre Ethereum transaction. The amount sent was normal enough: 0.1 ETH, around 14 dollars at the time. Nothing strange there. What stuck out was the Ethereum transaction fees: 2100 ETH, or 300,000 US dollars. The network was operating as normal at the time, so…

PAX Ponzi
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Half of the PAX Stablecoin Transfers Linked to Ponzi

CoinMetrics offers a weekly “State of the Network” report that analyzes crypto networks for trends. In the latest report, CoinMetrics looks at stablecoins, their distribution and how they are used. PAX highly involved in MMM Ponzi scheme Since their emergence in 2014, the Stable Corners have been growing steadily over the years. Since then, they…