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Simetri Research Launches Dashboard for Short-Term Crypto Traders

[ad_1] Simetri Research, a crypto research and analysis service backed by digital currency reviewer Crypto Briefing and crypto price aggregator CoinMarketCap, has launched a new platform that displays short-term trading signals.Closing the information gapCrypto Briefing announced the new service, Coins on the Move, on Aug. 22. Coins on the Move is reportedly designed to meet the informational needs of short-term crypto traders, who prefer to actively buy and sell rather
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Xendpay Joins RippleNet to Expand Global Money Transfer Services

[ad_1] Money transfer service Xendpay has joined Ripple’s global transaction network RippleNet to support international transactions.Going beyond the U.S. dollarRipple announced the news on Aug. 20. Per the announcement, RippleNet will allow Xendpay to provide money transfer services beyond the United States dollar. Xendpay will use Ripple’s pre-existing network of banks and other financial partners to facilitate money transfers via other forms of currency, especially Ripple’s XRP.New capabilities with RipplePayAs
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Japanese HR and Tech Giant Recruit Holdings Invests in Blockstack

[ad_1] Blockchain startup Blockstack PBC has received strategic investment from Japanese human resources giant Recruit Holdings.U.S. startups look for Japanese partnershipsThe Block reported the startup’s new funding on Aug. 22. As part of the investment deal, Recruit, which is currently valued at $50 billion USD, is purchasing Blockstack’s STACK tokens. Blockstack PBC CEO and co-founder Muneeb Ali reportedly remarked that United States-based startups typically partner with businesses in Japan. Ali further
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Rwandan Central Bank Looks to Issue Official Digital Currency

[ad_1] Rwanda’s central bank, the National Bank of Rwanda, is researching how to offer an official digital currency.BNN Bloomberg reported the news on Aug. 22. The central bank is interested in offering digital currency as a means to increase transaction efficiency and foster economic growth, per the report. However, Financial Stability Director-General Peace Masozera Uwase remarked that work remains to be done before implementation is on the table:“There are still
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Pundi X Expands Crypto Payments to Venezuelan Department Store Chain

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency startup Pundi X has partnered with major Venezuelan chain Traki, who will now offer Pundi X’s blockchain-based point-of-sale devices for crypto payments.Pundi X announced the expansion in an official blog post on Aug. 20. The device, called XPOS, will reportedly allow Traki’s customers to pay with top cryptocurrencies Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH), as well as a number of other cryptocurrencies and Pundi X’s native tokens.Traki’s progressive use
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Xendpay Partners With Ripple to Enter New Market

[ad_1] Based on a recent report, distributed ledger company—Ripple, now has a new client on its global settlements platform, RippleNet. Xendpay Now Live on the RippleNet Xendpay, a UK-based remittance startup recently made it known that it has forged a partnership with Ripple which allows the firm to enter new markets like Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, and the Philippines. Also, RippleNet released a publication which revealed that the platform now
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Bitcoin Price Stays Above $10,000 as Overall Crypto Market Sees Green

[ad_1] Thursday, Aug. 22— Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), and XRP are all in the green. These top three coins fell from Monday to Wednesday, but are moving upwards again. Top cryptocurrencies are generally green across the board. Market visualization. Source: Coin360Bitcoin is trading over $10,120 at press time, representing a 0.08% price increase on the day. One analyst, a senior qualitative researcher at crypto investment fund Ikiga named Hans Hauge, believes
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Coinbase WalletLink Now Lets Clients Use DApps on Desktop Browsers

[ad_1] Crypto exchange Coinbase’s user-controlled Coinbase Wallet has enabled its clients to use decentralized apps (DApps) on any desktop browser with the WalletLink service.Expanded access to DAppsPer an official blog post on Aug. 22, Coinbase Wallet’s users can now use their DApps on any desktop browser through WalletLink, which serves as a bridge between customers’ Coinbase Wallet app and desktop browser. As of press time, Coinbase has tested WalletLink with browsers
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MouseBelt Launches Blockchain Initiative Across Three UC Campuses

[ad_1] Blockchain accelerator MouseBelt has launched a blockchain education initiative at three UC universities.Blockchain education at U.S. universitiesIn a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Aug. 22, Mousebelt announced an initiative with UC Davis, UC Los Angeles and UC Santa Barbara to support blockchain-focused education, research, and entrepreneurship. Per the release, the firm will provide an initial donation to be divided between the three campuses.Mousebelt plans to invest $500,000 for
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7,000+ Sign Petition Against Drafted Cash Restrictions in Australia

[ad_1] More than 7,000 people have signed a new petition against drafted cash restrictions in Australia, different drafts of which include and exclude digital currencies from proposed limits.Earlier this week, Robert Barwick, director at the Citizens Electoral Council of Australia, initiated a petition against the proposed "Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019" recently introduced as an explanatory draft by Australia’s parliament. The drafted bill specifically proposes banning