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World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Binance Invests in Chinese Media Firm Mars Finance

Malta-based Binance, the world’s largest crypto asset exchange by adjusted trading volume, has invested in Mars Finance, a Chinese media and data source company. Although the exact amount invested has not been shared publicly, the company is valued at $200 million, according to a press… Read More

US Army Solicited Blockchain-Forensics Cloud-Service Contractors This Summer

The US Army’s Contracting Command (ACC) division in New Jersey took proposals this summer from providers of cloud-based blockchain forensics services. Blockchain forensics is a relatively new field that involves creating tools for the monitoring, tracing, and scraping of data from cryptocurrency networks like Bitcoin… Read More

Authorities Crack Down on Cryptomining in Mongolia, Call Crypto “Pseudo-Financical Innovation”

Officials from five government departments in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China are gearing up to crack down on crypto mining in that region, Chinese crypto media outlet ChainNews reports. Mongolia’s Autonomous Region Development and Reform Commission, Public Security Department, Office of the Ministry… Read More

Recently Departed CFTC Chair Giancarlo Joins Chamber of Digital Commerce Advisory Board

Former CFTC Chair  J. Christopher Giancarlo has joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce’s Board of Advisors. The Chamber of Digital Commerce (CDC) bills itself as, “the world’s first and largest trade organization for the blockchain and digital asset community.” It is headquartered in Washington, DC…. Read More

Boston-based AssetBlock Introduces Tokenized Real Estate Trading on Algorand Blockchain

Boston-based real estate firm AssetBlock has introduced a new platform for trading commercial properties that are associated with tokens issued on the Algorand blockchain. The platform’s developers revealed on Tuesday that the new trading solution allows investors to access various real estate properties such as… Read More

Highly Anticipated Hedera Hashgraph Project Launches Its Mainnet

Hedera Hashgraph, a decentralized public network where “anyone can carve out a piece of cyberspace to transact, play, and socialize in a secure, trusted environment,” has released its mainnet. Supported by Fortune 100 companies including Boeing, IBM, and the Telekom Group, Hedera Hashgraph aims to… Read More

Harbor Tokenizes $100 Million Worth of Shares in Real Estate on Ethereum Blockchain

San Francisco-based firm Harbor has decided to help companies tokenize existing securities, instead of assisting them in issuing security tokens. On September 16, Harbor’s management announced that it has issued Ethereum-based tokens that represent $100 million worth of shares in four real estate funds.   The… Read More

Crypto.com Announces Launch of Chain Public Testnet Alpha Version

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com announced on Tuesday the alpha version release of the Crypto.com Chain public testnet. According to Crypto.com, the launch comes ahead of schedule and 10 months after the announcement of the Crypto.com Chain, which is a high-performing blockchain powering the QR… Read More

Libra Head: Facebook Cryptocurrency Won’t Threaten National Sovereignty

David Marcus, a former PayPal executive now leading Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, Libra, has claimed on Twitter that the company’s proposed in-app global payments network will not threaten the monetary sovereignty of nations. The tweet was met with some skepticism, however. Regulators around the world have… Read More

277 Chinese Nationals Arrested in Philippines for Pervading Alleged Crypto Scam

On a tip from authorities in China, police in the Philippines have arrested 277 people they believe pervaded a cryptocurrency scam that defrauded at least 1000 Chinese nationals, Business Inquirer reports. The scheme reportedly emanated from a company called Golden Millennial Quickpay Inc. Ltd., an offshore… Read More

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