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Services Russian railway company RZD may turn out to be a state-owned giant that does not shy away from technological advances brought about by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. According to media reports, Russian Railways is planning to implement blockchain applications, smart contracts and ticket sales in crypto. Both company officials and independent experts have spoken about …

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A blockchain start-up has raised more than $4bn in a year-long auction, topping nearly all initial public offerings this year in the latest testament to demand for ways to participate in cryptocurrency. Through a so-called initial coin offering, block.one, a Cayman Islands-based company, offered EOS tokens in return for ether, a rival cryptocurrency. The offering …

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="At the True North tech conference earlier this week, Kik CEO Ted Livingston expressed his surprising opinion about blockchain: “Almost nobody should be looking at it.”” data-reactid=”18″>At the True North tech conference earlier this week, Kik CEO Ted Livingston expressed his surprising opinion about blockchain: “Almost nobody should …

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – FUSION, a Singapore-based crypto-finance start-up, has secured $12.3 billion in financial assets from three strategic partners that have committed to lock in those funds with the organization’s public blockchain platform, FUSION founder DJ Qian told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on …

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<p type="text" content="TORONTO , June 1, 2018 /CNW/ – Datametrex AI Limited (the "Company" or "Datametrex") (TSXV: DM, FSE: D4G) is pleased to announce that Reg Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "RegTech") and Graph BlockChain Limited ("GBC" or "Graph Blockchain") announce that they have entered into a non-binding Letter of Intent (the "LOI") which outlines …

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The world’s fifth most valuable cryptocurrency is set to formally release its software this weekend. First announced in 2017, the EOS project has been fundraising for nearly a year, raising a reported $4 billion in what many are claiming is the largest amount ever collected by a team creating a custom cryptocurrency. As such, the launch, …

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(Bloomberg) — Credit markets were given a reminder this week of how quickly liquidity can evaporate as even the most highly-traded securities proved difficult to shift in the turmoil sparked by Italy’s political crisis. Nowhere are investors more aware of that than in the leveraged loan market, where transactions can take weeks to settle. Pressure …

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="It can be confusing for cryptocurrency newbies to learn that one of the oldest bitcoin companies, launched in 2011, is named Blockchain, and the distributed ledger technology on which bitcoin was built, in 2008, is called “blockchain.”” data-reactid=”15″>It can be confusing for cryptocurrency newbies to learn that one …

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CLS, a U.S.-based financial institution that provides forex settlement services, has confirmed to CoinDesk a $5 million investment in enterprise blockchain startup R3. According to a press release that didn’t state the amount involved, with the investment deal, CLS will take a place on R3’s board of directors. CLS aims to work in collaboration with other …

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Supply chain management firm Tradeshift has announced plans to further expand into blockchain following a $250 million Series E funding round led by Goldman Sachs and PSP Investments. The round, which also saw HSBC, H14 and others participate, brings Tradeshift’s total funding to more than $400 million and values the firm at $1.1 billion, according to …

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