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Crypto Trading Privacy Gets a Boost as $15M of Tether Moves to Liquid Sidechain

Stronger privacy is coming to the largest stablecoin, tether, with a recent blockchain-to-blockchain swap of $15 million worth of tokens.At 11:27 UTC on Jan. 7, stablecoin issuer Tether conducted a cross-chain swap of some 15 million USDT reserves from ethereum to Blockstream’s Liquid, a federated sidechain running parallel to the

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South Korean Authorities Formulate Legislation to Boost Mainstream Bitcoin Adoption

South Korea’s Presidential Committee on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (PCFIR) is advocating that the Korean government makes cryptocurrencies mainstream by introducing friendly regulations that will help to integrate distributed ledger technology (DLT) powered digital assets into the traditional financial world, according to an Ibtimes report. PCFIR Push to Make Cryptocurrency Mainstream Per

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Crypto Booking Service Sees 33% Boost After Partnership With Booking.com

Cryptocurrency-accepting booking service Travala has seen its revenue for the month of December go up by over 33.5% month-on-month following a partnership with Booking.com.According to a post published on the firm’s official blog on Jan. 1, Travala has also seen the total monthly number of accommodation nights booked through

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US Senator Bernie Sanders’ “High-Speed Internet for All” Would Boost Crypto

US Senator Bernie Sanders believes that one day internet connection should be available to every American citizen just like electricity. This premise just might be a huge benefit to one unexpected player: Crypto.“High-Speed Internet for All” must be the senator’s dream right now. A world where anyone and everyone has

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Power Ledger, Indian Government to Boost Renewables With P2P Energy Trading Initiative

According to Reena Suri, executive director of ISGF, households will be able to set prices, track energy trades and settle surplus solar energy transactions in real time through smart contracts executed on a blockchain. That's made possible by smart meter systems integrated with Power Ledger’s platform. Source

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Red Cross Deploys Blockchain to Boost Communities’ Economic Resilience

Three national units of the Red Cross — the largest humanitarian donor after the United Nations — are backing a blockchain-based currency scheme to enhance aid delivery and boost local economies.According to a report from the Thomas Reuters Foundation on Nov. 26, the Red Cross societies of Norway, Denmark

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Ripple CEO: 50% XRP Transaction Boost Due to MoneyGram and Other Remittances

Do virtual currencies really threaten existing digital payment systems and traditional financial institutions? Or can they co-exist and help to bolster both ecosystems?If you are familiar with the global crypto ecosystem, I am positive you must have heard of a rumor making rounds recently, suggesting that the recent spike in

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