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Banking Meets Blockchain

Monaize, an e-banking platform for freelancers and small businesses and Komodo, a top 30 cryptocurrency project met at Money 20/20 in June 2017 and forged a partnership. Their joint vision is to bridge banking Blockchain and help cryptocurrencies achieve mainstream adoption. Source: Banking Meets Blockchain

Chinese Search Giant Baidu Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium – CoinDesk

The Hyperledger blockchain consortium already has members like Accenture, IBM, Cisco and JP Morgan. Baidu is hoping the membership will help them provide better search functionality to users. Chinese search engine giant Baidu has become the latest premier member of the Linux Foundation-led Hyperledger blockchain consortium. Source: Chinese Search Giant Baidu Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium …

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Tezos Raised $232 Million in a Hot Coin Offering, Then a Fight Broke Out – WSJ

Sales of digital tokens like Tezos coins have concerned regulators and become a sign for some investors of a bubble in the cryptocurrency world. One of the year’s biggest initial coin offerings, a $232 million token sale by Tezos, is embroiled in a management fight that is threatening the deal and highlighting the risks in this red-hot …

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Criminals Thought Bitcoin Was the Perfect Hiding Place, but They Thought Wrong – MIT Technology Review

“Follow the money” has been one of the best ways to track down and capture criminals but cyber criminals are finding new ways to avoid this. …while Bitcoin users can withhold their identities, they can’t avoid revealing other information that can be useful to investigators. Every Bitcoin transaction is recorded on its blockchain, a publicly accessible …

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Historic Quarter: CoinDesk Launches Q2 State of Blockchain Report – CoinDesk

Q2 at a glance: Cryptocurrencies hit all-time valuations. ICOs emerge as an industry force. The asset class diversifies and bitcoin’s total dominance wanes. CoinDesk is releasing its latest State of Blockchain report, one that retraces what was a historic quarter for the emerging industry. Source: Historic Quarter: CoinDesk Launches Q2 State of Blockchain Report – …

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Underground finance: Why ‘Internet Coin Offerings’ are keeping investors up at night

The main issue for investors here is the relative lack of transparency. New currencies are unregulated and no one knows who is creating which one. This is very different from the traditional investment world where the SEC is involved in everything. ICOs are rebel territory all right, freeing coders to build the projects they want …

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