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VOLUM uncorks its track and trace platform for global alcoholic beverage producer ISBG

[ad_1] VOLUM onboards global wine and spirits producer, ISBG, to simplify its supply chain process with a track-and-trace platform that digitizes and reduces traditional paperwork   ESTONIA — March 2019 — VOLUM, the blockchain ecosystem for enterprises, is announcing that ISBG, a global producer of alcoholic beverages incubator, is partnering with VOLUM to implement its platform into its sales and distribution process. The VOLUM platform digitizes and simplifies both traditional
Business

QuadrigaCX Would Never Have Lost Crypto Keys Had It Been in Bermuda, Says Premier

[ad_1] The Premier of Bermuda, David Burt, has argued that a QuadrigaCX-like situation could not have happened in Bermuda because of the country’s existing legislation in regard to cryptocurrencies. Burt made his statements in an interview on Fortune’s “Balancing the Ledger” show on March 25.Burt delivered his comments following QuadrigaCX’ founder, Gerald Cotten’s sudden death last December, and financial difficulty the exchange subsequently faced. QuadrigaCX has not been able to
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Crypto Must Leave Behind the Individualism of the Early Cypherpunks

[ad_1] Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin has argued that the crypto community should evolve beyond the individualism associated with its early cypherpunk days and harness technology to create new, equitable and innovative systems with positive social impact.Buterin made his comments during a keynote speech at the RadicalxChange conference in Detroit, Michigan on March 24, BreakerMag reported on March 25.Buterin had jointly initiated RadicalxChange with economist Glen Weyl, co-author of the
BLOCKCHAIN

Blockchain Spending in US to Reach $41 Billion by 2025

[ad_1] Blockchain spending in the United States will increase from $3.12 billion to $41 billion by 2025, according to a new report published on March  25.A new report dubbed the "United States Blockchain Business Opportunities and Outlook Databook Series (2016-2025)” forecasts that blockchain spending in the U.S. will report a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 44.5 percent, rising from $3.1 million to $41.1 million by 2025. The report was
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How to Install a Crypto Widget on Your Website

[ad_1] For many businesses, startups in particular, the introduction of cryptocurrency features into their online platforms can bring tangible benefits. Integrating cryptocurrency payment options and providing market information about digital coins has the potential to attract customers from a community that favors fast and inexpensive electronic payments. Also read: Bitcoinmap.cash Helps You Find Places to Spend BCH WordPress Crypto Plugins The simplicity and flexibility of WordPress has made it a
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Bitmain’s IPO Filing Has Expired

[ad_1] Bitmain’s long-anticipated initial public offering (IPO) filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is officially a bust. The mining titan’s IPO expired on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Bitmain filed the application for its IPO on September 26, 2018, and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange had six months to decide whether to reject the filing, graduate it to a hearing stage or let it lapse. After half a year in
BLOCKCHAIN

Crypto Exchange OKEx Is Developing Its Own Blockchain Platform

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx is developing its own blockchain a decentralized exchanged, according to a blog post published on March 22.Per the post, OKEx has been developing its own blockchain dubbed “OKChain,” which is now purportedly in the final development stage. The company expects to put out a testnet in June of this year. OKChain will also serve as the base for OKEx’s decentralized exchange.Apart from that, the post states
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Paris Blockchain Week Summit Shows French Regulatory Climate Beginning to Thaw

[ad_1] France isn’t at the forefront of blockchain adoption–at least, not yet. However, all that could be about to change. Paris Blockchain Week Summit from April 16-17, will be one of Europe’s largest events dedicated to blockchain professionals. It’s also the first of its kind to be held here, backed by the French Ministry of Economy and Finance. Paris Blockchain Week Takes Place April 13-19 April 2019 won’t only be
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No Bitcoin Deficit a Problem for Regulators

[ad_1] Terry Duffy, CEO of leading United States derivative market CME Group, told Business Insider Monday, March 25, that Bitcoin’s finite amount is a challenge for regulators.According to Duffy, the inability to run Bitcoin (BTC) on a deficit is challenging for regulation. He further explained:"The governments can't run unless they can run on a deficit. I am trying to figure out why they would say, 'Sounds good to me, because
BLOCKCHAIN

Insurance Blockchain Startup B3i Raises $16 Million

[ad_1] Zurich-based blockchain startup B3i Service AG has increased its capital by $16 million in February, according to recently published filings from the Swiss commercial register.B3i Service AG — a blockchain initiative formed by “Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative” B3i in 2018 and run by several international insurance companies including Munich Re and Swiss Re — has raised about $16 million, having maximized its capital to 22,475,945 Swiss francs ($22.6 million).According