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India’s Kerala Blockchain Academy Partners with R3 for Dev Education

[ad_1] The Kerala Blockchain Academy (KBA), a government initiative under the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, is now a general partner of R3.Local news outlet The Economic Times reported on Aug. 27 that New York-based enterprise blockchain firm R3 chose the KBA as a general partner. According to the article’s author, the academy already designed a developer certification program on the firm’s Corda blockchain, meant for banking and
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Parity Delays Ethereum Network Hardfork over Implementation of EIPs

[ad_1] Parity, a blockchain infrastructure company that runs the core of the Ethereum network, is delaying the Ethereum core devs’ planned hardfork until Sept. 6.Waiting on ParityEtherWorld founder Pooja Ranjan provided notes from Ethereum Core Devs Meeting 69 via GitHub on Aug. 24 — a day after the dev meeting occurred. According to Parity core developer Wei Tang, the organization needs two more weeks before devs can proceed in selecting
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Venezuelan Official Says Remittance Platform for Petro is Ready to Use

[ad_1] National Superintendent of Cryptoactives Joselit Ramírez has announced that crypto remittance platform Patria Remesa is live and functioning.Radio announcement about the platformThe Bolivarian Government of Venezuela reported the news on Aug. 27. According to the report, Ramírez said that Patria Remesa was ready for use on a radio show that he hosts on Radio Nacional de Venezuela. Additionally, Ramírez highlighted his confidence in the platform’s safety, as well as
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Mega Drug Pushers Johnson & Johnson Get Away While Peaceful Silk Road Is Destroyed

[ad_1] It’s been said that those who protest the loudest are often the ones who are guilty, and when it comes to government and their pet corporations, things are no different. No surprise, then, that the blustery moralizing — and violent state force brought to bear against businesses — are most intense where the money and power stand to be lost, as in the case of the Silk Road, and
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Startup Led by JPMorgan Veterans Brings Free BaaS Platform to Azure

[ad_1] Hybrid blockchain solutions startup Kadena has updated its enterprise blockchain platform on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.On Aug. 27, Kadena announced that its new product called Kadena Scalable Permissioned Blockchain is available on Azure Marketplace for free.Blockchain scalability ambitionsFounded by former blockchain experts at United States banking giant JPMorgan, Kadena first released its permissioned blockchain on the Amazon Web Services Marketplace in January 2019. At the time, company co-founder Stuart Popejoy
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Eight Institutions to Get China’s Digital Currency First

[ad_1] According to sources, the People’s Bank of China is giving its first round of central bank digital currency (CBDC) to online retail giant Alibaba, Internet giant Tencent, five banking organizations and one unknown entity.The first beneficiariesForbes reported the news on Aug. 27. The sources named are Paul Schulte, who previously worked as head of the China Construction Bank, and an anonymous individual identified as part of China’s CBDC project.
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Security, Privacy, and VPNs: The Importance of VPNs in Cryptocurrency

[ad_1] If you’re experienced in cryptocurrency and the Internet at large, chances are you might be somewhat familiar with the concept of VPNs.  Many people who have used cryptocurrency exchanges have used a VPN at some point to secure their internet connection. Since there is a lot of money floating around in cryptocurrency markets, organized crime soon follows.  It comes as no surprise that gaining access to someone’s cryptocurrency account
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US SEC Chairman Says the Rules Won’t Change for Cryptocurrencies

[ad_1] United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton says he won’t make exceptions in securities law for cryptocurrencies, but he won’t stand in their way either.SEC rule changes ‘ain’t happening’Bloomberg published an interview with Jay Clayton on Aug. 27. According to Clayton, he has no desire to change securities laws, either to include or exclude digital assets for regulation. In his own words:“I think a lot of
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Bitcoin Volatility Is Lowest Since June: How to Gain Your Profits?

[ad_1] Earlier this year bitcoin was rallying really hard, gaining more than 200% between April and June 26, when it reached almost $14,000. Since then, bitcoin’s volatility significantly decreased: since August 15-27 world’s largest cryptocurrency has been trading between $9,600-10,900, making long-term investors feeling not very positive. According to figures provided by Blockforce Capital and Digital Asset Data, Bitcoin’s 30-day volatility fell to a reading of 64 on Sunday, August
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Brave Browser Announces Development of Crypto Wallet for ETH and BAT

[ad_1] Blockchain-based web browser Brave has unveiled a cryptocurrency wallet for Ethereum tokens that is currently in development.Incompatible with Brave RewardsBrave discussed their work so far in a blog post on Aug. 27. According to the announcement, the in-browser wallet supports Brave’s native ERC-20 Basic Attention Token (BAT), alongside other Ethereum-based tokens and collectibles and Ether (ETH) itself. Additionally, the wallet supports interaction with decentralized applications — also known as