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General Manager of Houston Rockets Basketball Team Bullish on Bitcoin

Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets basketball team, said that he recently bought more Bitcoin (BTC).On Aug. 23, Morey tweeted “I just bought more” in response a pro-Bitcoin tweet by Morgan Creek Digital Assets co-founder Anthony Pompliano, who said that Bitcoin allows investors to avoid the

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Japanese General Trading Company Backs Blockchain Platform for Wind, Solar

Marubeni Corp., a major Japanese sōgō shōsha, or general trading company, is now backing a blockchain-based power trading platform.Per a report by Reuters on July 23, Marubeni  has issued a loan to Lithuania-based blockchain project WePower. Per Reuters, the size of Marubeni’s stake in WePower after converting the loan

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Legal & General Partners With Amazon to Use Blockchain for Pension Deals

Online retail giant Amazon has partnered with United Kingdom-based insurance agency Legal & General to create a blockchain system for managing corporate pension deals, according to a report by Reuters on June 11.Legal & General will reportedly make use of the Amazon Managed Blockchain for its bulk annuity transactions,

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Belarus General Prosecutor Warns About Cryptocurrency’s Use in Tax Evasion

Belarus’ general prosecutor has raised concerns about the role cryptocurrency could be playing in tax evasion, local daily news outlet TUT.by reported on June 4.Speaking as Belarus hosted the International Prosecutors Association’s regional conference, Aleksandr Konyuk said the time had come for all attendants’ authorities to study cryptocurrency use.Belarus

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Ex-NATO Secretary General Bullish on Blockchain as He Partners With Swiss Startup

Swiss blockchain identity network Concordium has hired former Danish prime minister and NATO secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen as a strategic advisor, the company confirmed in a press release on March 20.The Concordium Foundation, the controlling entity behind the Concordium Network that launched a proof of concept in January,

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