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The aBey Foundation Introduces new Crypto-Enabled Credit Card Technology

Speaking at BlockShow Asia 2019, aBey Foundation co-founder Dr. Ciprian Pungila announced aPay, a payment system that lets the cryptocurrency community use its assets for daily payments via credit card integrations.aPay users can send their cryptocurrencies to the platform and gain access to three different credit cards that operate

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Zcash Creator Donates Company Trademark to the Zcash Foundation

Electric Coin Company (ECC) has donated the Zcash trademark to the Zcash Foundation. ECC created and launched the privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash (ZEC) in 2016, and will now own the trademark bilaterally with the corresponding foundation.ECC and the Zcash Foundation have been in negotiations since AugustUpon an agreement signed on

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Blockchain Healthcare Firm Wins US National Science Foundation Grant

New England-based blockchain firm SimplyVital Health, Inc. has received a $225,000 grant from the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) to research integration of its protocol Nexus with the Graphene protocol.The NSF awarded the grant as part of its Small Business Programs, which contributes $200 million annually to innovative

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UNICEF Launches Cryptocurrency Fund Supported by Ethereum Foundation

UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, has launched a cryptocurrency fund to support open source technology “benefiting children and young people around the world.”According to the official announcement published on Oct. 8, UNICEF thus became the first U.N. organization “to hold and make transactions in cryptocurrency,” namely Bitcoin (BTC)

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Tezos Foundation Issues Batch of Grants to Smart Contract, Explorer Projects

The Tezos Foundation has issued grants to projects submitted in response to its latest request for proposals.Per a Sept. 10 announcement, the foundation has released 14 new grants to projects targeting the advancement of the Tezos project. Recipient projects prioritized developments such as applications built using Tezos smart contracts,

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Stellar Development Foundation and Keybase Jointly Launch $120M Airdrop

The Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit founded to support the development of the open-source Stellar network, is launching a $120 million airdrop in collaboration with encrypted messenger Keybase.According to a Sept. 9 blog post, Keybase will be giving 100 million Stellar (XLM) each month over the next 20 months

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Foundation Uses Blockchain and Crypto to Help Save the Brazilian Amazon

Rainforest Foundation US is a New York-based, non-profit NGO working in Central and South America, which is now hoping to support anti-deforestation efforts with crypto and blockchain tech.Deforestation and fires in the Brazilian AmazonOn Sept. 4, the Rainforest Foundation reached out to the crypto and blockchain community to ask

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ICON Foundation Will Give Away 3 Million Tokens Towards Representative Elections

Blockchain interoperability network ICON has announced a token giveaway in the run-up to its eagerly anticipated community elections. 3 million ICX tokens (about ~$600,000 USD) will be disbursed to members of the ICON community throughout the pre-voting period, which commences on August 26.Scheduled to run for 30 days, ICON’s pre-voting

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