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CoinMarketCap Launches Crypto Indices on Nasdaq, Bloomberg, Others

CoinMarketCap announced that it will launch two cryptocurrency benchmark indices on Nasdaq Global Index Data Service, Bloomberg Terminal, Thomson Reuters Eikon and Börse Stuttgart. The news was revealed in a post on the crypto data firm’s blog, published on March 20.The two indices are calculated and administered by German

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Kakao Affiliate Dunamu Launches Blockchain Service Platform

Dunamu, the fintech arm of South Korea’s largest Internet corporation Kakao, is reportedly launching a blockchain service platform designed to help companies start businesses using blockchain. Korea’s JoongAng Daily reported the news on March 19.The platform, which is called Luniverse and supervised by blockchain technology research lab Lambda256, is

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Japanese Company Launches New Stablecoin Pegged to the US Dollar

A Japanese company has launched an ERC-20-compliant stablecoin that it says offers “absolute decentralization, maximum security and a reliable source of stability in the face of volatility.”As its name suggests, USDDex is directly pegged to the United States dollar, helping traders to move their money into crypto without exposing

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BitGo Launches Custody for Blockchain Capital’s Security Token BCAP

Blockchain security firm and wallet service BitGo has announced support for Blockchain Capital’s ERC-20 token, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on March 19.Blockchain Capital’s BCAP token is a security token based on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain that was launched in a $10 million initial coin offering

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Qatar Telecommunications Giant Ooredoo Launches Blockchain Initiative

Qatar-based telecommunications giant Ooredoo Group has launched a blockchain initiative, English-language local media The Peninsular Qatar reports on March 18.Per the report, the company already collaborates with entities in the private, public and academic spaces to develop blockchain solutions. Ooredoo Group CEO Sheikh Saud bin Nasser Al Thani is

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Insurance Giant AXA XL Launches Security Token and Crowdfunding Insurance Service

Insurance giant AXA XL and insurance technology startup Assurely have jointly launched a new insurance product covering equity crowdfunding and Security Token Offerings (STOs), according to a press release published on March 6.The new product dubbed CrowdProtector is designed for issuers and investors, and purportedly protects new online capital

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Cross-Platform Blockchain Project Cosmos Launches First Hub After $17 Million ICO

Blockchain platform Cosmos, which is set to work as a mediator between different blockchains, has officially launched the first hub of its ecosystem on Wednesday, Mar. 13. The Cosmos initial coin offering (ICO), held in April 2017, raised a little more than $17 million.The Cosmos Network, which describes itself

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Nasdaq-Powered EU Digital Exchange DX Launches Security Token Trading

Estonia-based Nasdaq-powered digital trading platform DX.Exchange is claiming an industry first with its launch of security token trading and security token offering (STO) listings. The development was shared with Cointelegraph in a press release on March 14.As previously reported, DX.Exchange went live in January, with support for various fiat

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Bancor Launches Wallet for On-Chain Conversions Between ETH and EOS Tokens

Decentralized liquidity network Bancor has launched a wallet for on-chain conversions between Ethereum (ETH) and Eos (EOS) tokens, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on March 12.The new product, Bancor Wallet, is a non-custodial crypto wallet that is designed to enable on-chain crypto conversions between Ethereum and

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