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Microsoft Revives Nonfungible Tokens, Sparks Industry’s Imagination

“Over the course of 2018, it has launched a blockchain development kit and the Azure Blockchain Workbench” writes Sritanshu Sinha for cointelegraph.com. Through Azure, Microsoft has made many pioneering efforts toward blockchain adoption.Developed by Australia-based blockchain gaming startup Immutable, Gods Unchained is a turn-based digital trading card game that operates on the Ethereum blockchain. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Blockchain Pilot Makes Waves in Russia’s Energy Sector

“Earlier this week, Russian tech startup Waves announced it has been testing a blockchain solution for payments in the retail electricity sector” writes Stephen O’neal for cointelegraph.com. But what exactly makes blockchain a good fit for the energy sector?. Indeed, these days, the energy sector is widely considered to be one of the most attractive fields for DLT. A 2019 academic study titled “Blockchain Technology in the Energy Sector: A Systematic Review of Challenges and Opportunities” reviews as many as 140 blockchain commercial and research initiatives within the field.In the…

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MARKETS DAILY: Russian Drugs and The Most Illegal ICO Ever?

“You should seek additional information regarding the merits and risks of investing in any cryptocurrency before deciding to purchase or sell any such instruments” reports coindesk.com. The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies.CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.The information presented herein is accurate only as of its date, and it was not prepared by a research analyst or other investment…

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Chainalysis to Provide Bitfinex With ‘Privacy-Safe’ Tools to Combat Crime

“New York-based blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis is set to provide crypto exchange Bitfinex with its Anti-Money Laundering compliance solution” writes Marie Huillet for cointelegraph.com. Automated and granular due diligence tools can help the exchange to better allocate resources, enforce compliance policies and robustly counter financial crime, the press release claims.Bitfinex’s move to tighten up its compliance and due diligence in partnership with a veteran intelligence firm like Chainalysis comes after months of protracted legal difficulties. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Blockchain Supply Chain Platform Gains Metals Giant Glencore as Member

“More broadly, the metals industry is keen on promoting blockchain to boost its supply chain efficiency” writes William Suberg for cointelegraph.com. British-Swiss commodity trading and mining company Glencore will use an IBM-developed blockchain solution to track cobalt.In a press release issued on Dec. 12, Glencore confirmed it had joined the Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network (RSBN), a joint partnership between various major corporations leveraging the technology to improve supply chain transparency.Glencore has shown interest in blockchain before. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Bitcoin Risks Deeper Drop After Shallow Price Bounce

“You should seek additional information regarding the merits and risks of investing in any cryptocurrency before deciding to purchase or sell any such instruments” reports coindesk.com. The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies.CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.The information presented herein is accurate only as of its date, and it was not prepared by a research analyst or other investment…

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US Health Insurance Giant Piloting Blockchain to Secure Medical Data

“Anthem, the second-largest health insurance company in the United States plans to use blockchain technology to secure medical data of all 40 million members over the next three years” writes Joeri Cant for cointelegraph.com. On Dec. 12, Forbes reported that Anthem plans to use blockchain technology to give patients secure access to their medical data, while also giving them the possibility to share that data as they see fit. Hospitals, health insurers and other industry professionals continue to explore blockchain technology and the benefits it delivers for sharing, securing and…

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Ride ‘Em, Cowboy: Bitmain’s Marketing Gambit Ups Its Texas-Sized Position on Bitcoin

“You should seek additional information regarding the merits and risks of investing in any cryptocurrency before deciding to purchase or sell any such instruments” reports coindesk.com. The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies.CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.The information presented herein is accurate only as of its date, and it was not prepared by a research analyst or other investment…

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MARKETS DAILY: Billion Dollar Returns Removed From Libra White Paper

“You should seek additional information regarding the merits and risks of investing in any cryptocurrency before deciding to purchase or sell any such instruments” reports coindesk.com. The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies.CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.The information presented herein is accurate only as of its date, and it was not prepared by a research analyst or other investment…

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