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Steve Wozniak Co-Founds Blockchain-Based Energy Saving Firm in Malta

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of American tech giant Apple, has invested in a new blockchain-based company headquartered in Malta. Wozniak is now the co-founder of energy efficiency company Efforce, according to a report by Maltese news daily The Malta Independent on July 18.Wozniak co-founded the company alongside Jacopo Visetti, who

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Overstock Subsidiary and Tokenization Firm tZERO Announces New Management

The blockchain-based subsidiary of retail giant Overstock,  tZERO, has appointed three new managers. The company announced the new hires in a press release on July 17.According to the announcement, new appointees Brooke Navarro, Michael Mougias and Alexandra Sotiropoulos have been official managers since July 15. TZero states that these

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Blockchain Dev Firm Launches First Smart Contracts on Microsoft’s .NET

Developers can now write smart contracts in C# on Microsoft’s .NET architecture.Blockchain development firm Stratis Group Ltd has launched the first smart contracts on Microsoft's .NET architecture, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 3.The company has introduced the Cirrus Sidechain Masternodes and Stratis Smart Contracts

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Blockchain Firm AmaZix is Tackling Crypto Scams on Telegram

When something becomes popular, illegal activity tends to follow. The cryptocurrency market knows this all too well, which is why AmaZix this week opened up its “moderation bot” so crypto scams can be booted from Telegram, a popular messaging app. Here’s what we know. Telegram Crypto Scams On Wednesday, AmaZix, a blockchain advisory

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UK Financial Watchdog Grants License to London-Based Crypto Asset Firm

London-based crypto asset management firm Prime Factor Capital has obtained a license from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to operate as a full-scope Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM). The development was announced in a press release on July 1Being FCA-authorized gives Prime Factor Capital the right to operate as

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U.S. Clean Energy Firm Clearway Energy Will Test Blockchain for Renewable Energy Trading

United States-based clean energy development firm Clearway Energy Group is launching a pilot program for trading renewable energy credits on a blockchain, Bloomberg reported on June 28.Per the report, Clearway Energy partnered with Ethereum (ETH)-based energy trading startup Power Ledger to jointly build a system for trading renewable energy

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Northern Trust Hands Off Blockchain Solution to Fintech Firm

Northern Trust has handed over its blockchain platform to fintech firm Broadridge Financial Solutions, according to a press release on June 26.The Chicago-based asset management firm Northern Trust has handed over its blockchain-based private equity (PE) management solution to Broadridge for further improvement.The platform purports to streamline and automate

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