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Fidelity, Deloitte and Amazon Now Support Workshops for DLT Startups

Major global firms Fidelity, Deloitte and Amazon, have begun supporting a new blockchain accelerator program called Startup Studio, according to a press release on July 11.The companies are backing the program along with 20 other firms, including Ethereum Foundation and ETH Global, Stellar Foundation, crypto analytics firm Messari, and

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Bitcoin Startup Brings Lightning Network Payments to Amazon, Whole Foods

United States-based payments startup Fold has made Lightning Network (LN) payments possible at Amazon, Starbucks, Uber and other big name retailers. The news was revealed in an official blog post published on July 10.As previously reported, the Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network is a second-layer solution to bitcoin’s scalability limitations,

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Ethereum Update: Amazon Purchases in The Radar, +60% Growth this Month, ETH 2.0 by Early 2020s

Ethereum is having a very positive week, not only in terms of prices but also in terms of usability and technological evolution. Ether (ETH) Looking Good On Charts Ether (ETH) —the blockchain’s native cryptocurrency— is having a phenomenal performance so far in June. An increase of 63% following the trend established by

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Legal & General Partners With Amazon to Use Blockchain for Pension Deals

Online retail giant Amazon has partnered with United Kingdom-based insurance agency Legal & General to create a blockchain system for managing corporate pension deals, according to a report by Reuters on June 11.Legal & General will reportedly make use of the Amazon Managed Blockchain for its bulk annuity transactions,

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Amazon Patent Casts Light on Plans to Create Proof-of-Work Blockchain Analog

Retail behemoth Amazon has received a patent for generating Merkle trees as a solution to the proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm, a document confirmed on May 14.Amazon, which has taken an increasing interest in blockchain technology in recent times, now appears to be targeting development of a specific variation of the

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Winklevoss Twins Make Amazon Subsidiary Accept Bitcoin and Three Other Cryptos

Due to a partnership between a payments startup Flexa and the Winklevoss-owned exchange Gemini, customers of Amazon’s Whole Foods can use Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Gemini Dollar as a payment method.Despite some are staying skeptic about digital currencies, every day there appears more evidence that cryptos are taking the

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