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Seoul Medical Center to Launch Blockchain Tech Project With Korean Science, IT Ministry

[ad_1] A major hospital in South Korea’s capital city has announced plans to launch a blockchain-based platform aimed to improve its medical services. The news was reported by the Daily Medi, a healthcare sector-focused Korean news outlet, on March 17.According to the publication, the “Smart Hospital” project was jointly developed by the Korean Ministry of Science and ICT and the Seoul Medical Center, and aims to improve data accuracy and
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Digitec Galaxus, Switzerland Biggest Online Retailer, Has Started Accepting Bitcoin

[ad_1] Digitec Galaxus AG, which claims to be the biggest online retailer in Switzerland, is a big believer of emerging technology. It has allegedly started accepting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, according to local news outlet Watson. The publication states that Digitec Galaxus now allows customers to buy around 2.7 million products using Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin SV (BSV), Litecoin (LTC), Binance Coin (BNB), NEO,
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Holo Price is on Shaky Ground as Market Trend Remains Undecisive

[ad_1] In the cryptocurrency world, there has been a rather strong focus on Holo over the past few months. Ever since this market hit the 40 Satoshi level, traders have expected the momentum to return sooner rather than later. So far, that hasn’t happened whatsoever, as the Holo price seemingly remains bearish. There are some signs on the horizon this may come to change fairly soon. Holo Price Tries to
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Japan Capping Cryptocurrency Leverage Trading in April 2020

[ad_1] Japan, arguably the world’s leader in cryptocurrency regulation, is set to drop more rules on the industry by capping leverage trading on cryptocurrency exchanges.  Japanese regulators approved on Friday amendments to Japan’s financial instruments and payment services laws that limit the amount of leverage cryptocurrency exchanges may offer users when margin trading. The cap will now be two-to-four times initial deposits — in line with foreign exchange (forex) trading
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In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job

[ad_1] In this edition of The Daily we cover the resumption of trading on the hacked New Zealand exchange Cryptopia, the American digital assets industry’s increased lobbying of politicians, and a wanted ad by the Visa Crypto team. Also Read: Tel Aviv Court Rules Bank Can’t Close Crypto Miner’s Account Cryptopia Resumes Trading, Plans Rebate The New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia is now open for trading again. The platform, which
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Québécois Regulator Calls for Investors in Non-Compliant Blockchain Firm to Come Forward

[ad_1] Québec’s financial markets regulator has asked investors in the firm Laboratoire Blockchain to come forward, now that the firm and associated individuals face a sweep of injunctive orders over their alleged violations of securities laws. The appeal was made in an official statement published on March 18.The AMF (l'Autorité des marchés financiers) states that the Québécois Financial Markets Administrative Tribunal (TMF) issued a series of injunctive orders against Laboratoire
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Major Crypto Exchange and Wallet Coinbase Adds Support for Stellar Lumens

[ad_1] United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has added support for Stellar Lumens, according to an announcement published on March 18.The update states that users can now store, buy, and send Stellar’s cryptocurrency, the Stellar Lumen (XLM), on the Coinbase website, as well as on the Coinbase iOS and Android apps.The publication underlines that the newly added cryptocurrency will be available for the majority of the customers,
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Binance Coin Price Targets $16 as Slow Uptrend Begins to Materialize

[ad_1] When Bitcoin goes in the green again, most of the alternative markets will follow suit pretty quickly. Today is no exception in this regard, although it would appear as if there is still some uncertainty across the markets as well. The Binance Coin price is moving up nicely, although it is taking a slow and steady approach first and foremost. Binance Coin Price Tries to hit $16 Again It
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US SEC Solicits Feedback on Crypto Assets and Custody Rules

[ad_1] The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is soliciting industry input as it potentially reconsiders existing custody rules in specific cases of digital asset trading and settlement.The SEC launched its information gathering initiative in an open letter to Karen Barr, president and CEO of the Investment Adviser Association, on March 12.Currently, the Custody Rule (Rule 206(4)-2) of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 determines rules that aim to