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BitGo Is Bringing DeFi-Friendly Wrapped Bitcoin to the Tron Blockchain

Tron, the blockchain launched in 2017 by former Ripple devotee Justin Sun, has entered a strategic alliance with custody specialists BitGo.The partnership will bring wrapped bitcoin (WBTC) and BitGo’s newly-minted Wrapped Ether into the Tron ecosystem as TRC-20 tokens. (Both are ERC-20 tokens backed 1:1 by bitcoin and ether, respectively,

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BitGo to Help Japanese Exchange Provide Cold Storage

Japanese crypto exchange Bitgate will soon offer customers cold storage services through BitGo, a U.S.-regulated trust company, meeting new legal requirements set by the local financial regulator.  BitGo announced Wednesday it would provide its “Self-Managed Custody” service to the exchange, which is supervised by the Japanese Financial Services Agency (JFSA). Japan-based

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BitGo Weighs Building a Sidechain for WBTC as Ethereum Fees Climb

Historic fee pressure plaguing the Ethereum blockchain is forcing one of decentralized finance’s (DeFi) hottest projects to consider swapping tires while driving. Digital asset trust company BitGo is in the process of “reaching out” to community partners to build an Ethereum sidechain due to heightened fees, according to CTO Ben Chan

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Blockchain Bites: Google Validates Theta, Coinbase and BitGo Eye Crypto Prime Brokerage

Top ShelfBase-Layer TechGoogle is teaming up with Theta Labs to help the video delivery network onboard users through Google Cloud. As part of the partnership, the tech giant is assisting Theta with its Mainnet 2.0 launch, and will become the platform’s fifth validator. Polkadot is now live following the mining of its first “chain

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