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Philippine power firm looks to regulators to drive blockchain electricity trade

The head of a Philippine electricity generator and distributor says that blockchain-enabled trading of electricity can thrive in the country, so long as the right regulatory environment exists.   Emmanuel Rubio, president and CEO of Aboitiz Power, told the Manila Bulletin blockchain offered an opportunity in the electricity market, particularly

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Treasury Management Firm Says CFOs Avoid Risk, Bitcoin Won’t Become Corporate Vehicle

If you need reassurance on just how early you’re to Bitcoin, head to Fortune.com. They interviewed the managing director of Treasury Partners, Jerry Klein, to find out if corporations are thinking about Bitcoin as a store of value. Short answer, “Not one of our clients has expressed interest in Bitcoin.”

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Payments firm Nuvei launches support for 40 cryptos including Reddcoin and DOGE

E-commerce merchants can now transact in nearly 40 cryptocurrencies through global payment platform Nuvei. According to the announcement, merchants partnered with the payment provider can use an array of cryptocurrencies to send and receive payments across 200 countries, including top assets Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH), lesser known cryptos such as

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BitClout Receives Cease-and-Desist Letter after Firm Raised Undisclosed Amount from 11 Investors

A law firm slammed BitClout with a Cease-and-Desist letter for using Brandon Curtis’s identity without consent.Controversial social network BitClout has received a cease-and-desist letter after the company conducted its financial round and added new investors. The legal warning addresses the alleged head of the social network Nadar Al-Naji for using

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William Shatner-backed firm teams up with Mattereum for NFT provenance tracking

Blockchain authentication outfit Third Millenia — founded by science fiction icon William Shatner — has partnered with Mattereum, a London-based “digital twin” trading platform, to launch an initiative focused on nonfungible token provenance."Digital twins" refer to real-world asset NFTs, or rwaNFTs — tokenized versions of physical goods.According to a press

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Bitcoin mine heat-recycling firm MintGreen closes seed round led by CoinShares

Sustainable crypto mining firm MintGreen has completed its seed investment round, with top digital asset manager CoinShares leading the round.A portion of the funds will likely be used to support two pilot projects intended to showcase how MintGreen’s proprietary technology can improve the energy efficiency of Bitcoin mining.MintGreen has two

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