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Canada Funds Blockchain Firms Looking to Trace Steel

[ad_1] Canadian authorities have approved funding of two blockchain firms, Peer Ledger and Mavennet, to create a platform that enables steel traceability, reported Ledger Insights on March 9.The Innovation, Science, and Financial Development Canada (ISED), a government initiative in charge of promoting the research and development of Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises, adopted the measure, granting both companies CAD $150,000.Strengthening digital traceability on the steel supply chainPeer Ledger (Halifax-based) and
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Libra Association Member Offers an Explanation for the Crypto Market Decline

[ad_1] A prime crypto broker blames margin calls on non-crypto assets for the current crypto market slide.Marc Bhargava, co-founder of Tagomi (which has recently joined the Libra Association), shared his explanation of the current market downturn with Cointelegraph. Since Tagomi is connected with ten of the biggest exchanges and some of the biggest crypto traders, it enjoys a rooftop view of the market. Here’s how the co-founder contextualizes the recent
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Two Crypto Exchanges Announce IPO Plans This Month

[ad_1] Swedish crypto exchange BTCX has announced that it will initiate an initial public offering (IPO) later this year. This move is one of many by blockchain-based institutions to develop a legitimate presence in the global financial space.  Crypto IPOs On The Rise BTCX has confirmed its intention to launch the IPO in Q3 of this year. Founded in 2012, BTCX is one of the largest crypto exchanges in Scandinavia,
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Empow – Decentralized, Visually Focused Social Network

[ad_1] Since Blockchain became well-known to the public back in the bull-run in 2017, many developer teams have started to develop blockchain-based products and applications that can be used not only by crypto users, as before 2017, but also by mass users. From that point on, the question asked frequently in the blockchain developer community is: which product models are fit to be decentralized so that decentralization can help to
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BOSAGORA Continues to Impress as Digital Currency BOA Lists on Bithumb

[ad_1] Bitcoin Press Release: BOSAGORA, a next generation smart-contracting blockchain which showed impressive results in 2019, has now listed on the major South Korean exchange Bithumb.  8th March 2020, Seoul, South Korea – BOSAGORA’s native token BOA, which is governed by a democratic “Congress Network” of its users, saw a staggering 279% growth in Q4 of 2019. In 2020, the project has continued in the same vein, with BOA reaching
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Belarus Wants Authorization to Seize Crypto from Criminals

[ad_1] Amid countries increasingly auctioning Bitcoin (BTC) seized in law enforcement actions, some jurisdictions are fighting for authorization to confiscate crypto.A state authority in Belarus wants lawmakers to authorize them to seize cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin from criminals. The Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus, a centralized system of state law enforcement agencies, is purportedly planning to back a legal initiative that would grant them the authority to confiscate crypto.Belarus
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Market Update: Plustoken BTC Moves, Crypto Prices Dive, Coronavirus Cripples Global Markets

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency markets lost more than $30 billion in the last 24 hours as digital asset prices have been slashed alongside traditional stock and commodity markets. Further, crypto proponents have spied Plustoken bitcoins on the move again and speculators assume that 13,000 BTC ($102M) might have invoked the weekend’s massive sell-off. Additionally, global markets have been distraught from coronavirus fears as U.S. 10-year bonds and oil prices tanked on Sunday
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Bitcoin Crash Doesn’t Affect Stock-to-Flow Model Prediction

[ad_1] Even though Bitcoin has declined in price almost 26% since February 13th, this pullback does not signal the end of the Stock to Flow (S2F) price model.  The sky is falling, should we be worried? Bitcoin’s S2F model is a long-term prediction which takes data from the previous Bitcoin halving events and calculates a range where prices are likely to follow in the future. According to its creator, PlanB,
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$2B Deal Will Keep Crypto Bull Jack Dorsey as CEO of Twitter

[ad_1] Investment management firm Elliott Management has set up a deal with Twitter to save Jack Dorsey’s role as CEO of the social media network.Following the deal closure —  which considers a $2 billion share buyback — Elliott will gain a seat on Twitter’s board of directors, NBC reported on March 9. As part of the agreement, private equity firm Silver Lake will invest $1 billion in Twitter and also
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Robinhood Crypto and Stock Trading App Is Down Second Monday in a Row

[ad_1] After experiencing a major outage last week, major stock and cryptocurrency trading app Robinhood is troubled again.Robinhood encountered another technical outage on Monday, causing its platform to halt trading services, according to a March 9 tweet by Robinhood’s support team.Robinhood partially fixes the outage after an hour of downtime The firm announced earlier on the day:“Trading is currently down on Robinhood and we’re investigating the issue. We’re focused on getting