Chain Inc. Acquired by Lightyear (Stellar – XLM) to become Interstellar

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Just in – Chain Inc, a San Francisco startup, has confirmed its acquisition by Lightyear Corp., the for-profit company developing the Stellar network. Both the Chain and Lightyear brand will be combined into a new company and re-named ‘Interstellar’. Chain’s customer base and products will be migrated onto Stellar’s public ledger, allowing for the issuance, exchange and managements of all…

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IBM Officially Launch Universal Payment System as ‘World Wire’ – Confirm Stellar Lumens (XLM)

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Finally, after months of waiting for Stellar supporters, IBM officially launch their much anticipated Universal Payments System as ‘IBM Blockchain World Wire’. The Stellar protocol is clearly mentioned front and center under ‘how’ World Wire works, forming a key part of the technical framework for near instant cross-border payments. Using blockchain technology and the Stellar protocol, IBM Blockchain World Wire…

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First Blockchain Security Token Exchange – Built on Stellar (XLM)

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DSTOQ – a security tokens exchange ‘stealth project’- has recently launched its MVP as “the first fully licensed stock exchange for trading security tokens and investing in real-world assets using cryptocurrencies”. Fully integrated with Stellar’s Decentralised Exchange, users will be able access peer-to-peer trading of security tokens, with settlement times between two to five seconds, all while utilising the liquidity…

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SatoshiPay (Stellar/XLM) Listing on London Stock Exchange

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Another day, another exclusive ground-breaking news story for the Stellar network. SatoshiPay – one of the first major projects to build on Stellar – has announced their plans for an IPO on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM, a market for growth companies. 📢 SatoshiPay getting ready for IPO in London 📈 — SatoshiPay (@SatoshiPay) July 26, 2018 By listing…

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TransferTo Partners with Stellar (XLM) Facilitating International Money Transfers

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The good news for the Stellar network and Stellar Lumens (XLM) holders keeps on coming. TransferTo, a leading B2B mobile payment network and airtime hub serving Western Union, 7 Eleven, Paypal, MoneyGram and more, has partnered with the Stellar Foundation in order to facilitate cross-border mobile payments on the Stellar network. Very, very excited to see what an innovator like…

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Stellar (XLM) Partnership Announcements – A Bright Future Ahead?

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With all the good news that the Stellar network has experienced recently, it seems like a great opportunity to review recent partnership announcements and explore the potential effects they may have on both the network and native asset XLM (Lumens). Stellar’s ‘SDEX’ announced as StellarX – summer launch Back in January, the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) published their January roadmap.…

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IBM Confirm Two Large Banks Using Stellar (XLM) for Foreign Exchange Corridors

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In a live video broadcast interview panel with Fortune Magazine, Bridget van Kralingen – IBM’s Senior Vice President for Global industries – confirmed that Stellar and its native asset Lumens (XLM) is currently being used by ‘a couple of the largest banks’ in financial exchange (FX) corridors. The FX corridors and countries involved include New Zealand, Australia, South East Asian…

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Breaking – Poseidon (XLM/Stellar) landmark partnership with City of Liverpool

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Just in – the Liverpool City Council in the UK has partnered with the Poseidon Foundation, a non-profit carbon credit and blockchain NGO built on the Stellar network, in a bid to become the world’s first climate positive city by the end of 2020. This marks a landmark partnership and world first for both Poseidon and blockchain technology, and is…

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Stellar (XLM) listed on KuCoin

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It’s been a big week for alt coins. Coming off the back of Coinbase announcing that they are ‘exploring’ listing XLM amongst 4 other coins, Stellar’s digital currency – Lumens – has now been listed on South Korean exchange KuCoin. Supported trading pairs will include BTC and ETH, with deposits effective immediately. Stellar (XLM) is now on KuCoin, you can…

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