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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Bitrue exchange launches with Ripple (XRP) as base currency

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Today marks the official launch of Bitrue, a cryptocurrency exchange with ambitions of being the most intuitive and safest option for crypto-traders worldwide. However, one feature makes the exchange particularly stand out: Bitrue will be listing XRP, the Ripple cryptocurrency, as a base currency on its platform. McAfee security Of first priority to the new exchange is keeping clients’ funds…

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NKN Bursts to Lead; Binance Listing Imminent?

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Barely 24 hours have passed since top-tier cryptocurrency exchange Binance opened the voting for its eighth round of ‘Community Coin of the Month’. And, whilst anything can happen between now and 10:00 AM (UTC) next Monday – when voting closes and multipliers are calculated – the winning candidate is looking increasingly likely to be NKN (NKN). Indeed, as the below…

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Binance Exchange Opens Voting: Libra Credit (LBA), LockTrip (LOC), Mithril (MITH), NKN (NKN), Polymath (POLY) Vying For Community Coin of The Month

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Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has opened voting for the eighth instalment of its ‘Community Coin of the Month’. The following five cryptocurrencies have been nominated by Binance as candidates: Libra Credit (LBA), LockTrip (LOC), Mithril (MITH), NKN (NKN), and Polymath (POLY). At the end of the voting period (i.e., July 30th 0:00 AM (UTC)), Binance will tally up the votes,…

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Ethereum’s Buterin and Coinbase CEO make “40 Under 40” List

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In a sure sign of the crypto world consolidating its position in the mainstream, two of its leading figures were today honored by Fortune Magazine’s “40 Under 40” feature for 2018. The list represents the magazine’s “annual ranking of the most influential young people in business.” Coinbase co-founder and CEO Brian Armstrong comes in at number 20, falling ten places…

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Binance CEO Scolds “Flawed, New” Cryptocurrency Exchanges 

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Changpeng Zhao (‘CZ’), the chief executive officer and co-founder of world-leading cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has published a quarterly recap that reasserted its market dominance in a time where morally-questionable competitors had seemingly been gaining. Binance with Record BNB Burn The Binance leader started by declaring that 2,528,767 of its native Binance Coin (BNB) – the equivalent of roughly $32.7 million…

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Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Payment Giant BitPay Lands BitLicense

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Monday saw Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) payments processor BitPay, Inc. learn that their application to obtain a New York-based virtual currency licence (or, ‘BitLicense’) had received approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS); a feat that few blockchain and crypto firms have achieved since the licenses were controversially introduced midway through 2015. With the…

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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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Bitfinex in bid to woo institutional clients following Market Synergy partnership

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A major factor holding back the movement of digital assets into the financial mainstream is the difficulties faced by major financial institutions in trading and holding those assets. Bitfinex, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is going some way to solving those issues with a new partnership, announced today, with Swiss company Market Synergy GmbH. Market Synergy specialises in…

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