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Off-Blocks Launches US Government-Tested Digital Signature Service in Beta

Digital signature platform Off-Blocks is bringing its government-tested document verification tools to the public.The company launched its digital identity mobile app beta Monday, according to CEO Colin Campbell, offering to the public some of the Factom blockchain-powered anti-forgery mechanisms the companies have been building for the U.S.'s Department of Homeland

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FTX Derivatives Exchange Launches Bitcoin Options Trading

FTX crypto derivatives exchange platform has begun services for Bitcoin (BTC) options. The announcement came in a tweet posted on Saturday from FTX CEO Bankman-Fried.Options are live!https://t.co/B85lrLVDQO— SBF (@SBF_Alameda) January 12, 2020The announcement did not include any specific details about the offering, only that its Bitcoin options. However, in another

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Thai Bank Launches App For Instant Cross-Border Payments Powered By Ripple

Thailand’s oldest bank Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has partnered with Ripple to create a mobile application powered by blockchain to deliver instant, low-cost cross-border payments. Per a Jan. 8 blog post from Ripple, the app — known as SCB Easy —  was demoed in December during Ripple’s annual customer event,

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KuCoin’s PoS Mining Platform Pool-X Launches BETA Version with Staking Service

Pool-X, the next generation POS mining platform supporting lockup crypto transactions backed by KuCoin, today announced the launch of its BETA version and the opening of the Staking function. The first four staking products include KCS-30, TRX-30, XTZ-30, and ATOM-Flexible. In addition to receiving Staking rewards, participating users can also

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Major South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Launches R&D Center

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has established its own research and development (R&D) center.According to an announcement on Jan. 6, the initiative makes Bithumb the first company with a blockchain and cryptocurrency research center in South Korea. Bithumb expressed high hopes for the research center’s impact on the company:“Bithumb

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Panini launches blockchain collectables | CCG

New collection of licensed sports trading cards will use same technology as Bitcoin to verify authenticity.Panini America will launch a new range of licensed trading cards featuring blockchain technology, the digital record of transactions that underpin cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.The blockchain trading cards will launch this month on www.paniniamerica.net and

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Huobi Indonesia Launches Trading Between Indonesian Rupiah and Tether

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi is launching a fiat gateway in Indonesia to enable fiat-to-crypto trading between the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) and Tether (USDT).In a Dec. 27 press release, the Huobi Group announced that the launch of the new fiat-currency gateway will make it possible for Indonesian investors to utilize the

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