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Blockchain Gaming Startup Announces Global Licensing Agreement With Formula One

Blockchain startup Animoca Brands announced it had signed a global licensing agreement with Formula 1® to publish a blockchain game based on the world-renowned racing series. The news was revealed in a press release from Animoca published on March 26.Formula 1® — which reportedly draws ~1.6 billion television viewers

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Mauritius Regulators to Approve Digital Asset Custodian Licensing Framework

The Mauritanian Financial Services Commission (FSC) is establishing a regulatory framework for digital asset custodian services, according to an official announcement published on Feb. 8.The new regulation will be effective as of March 1 and will require custodian services “to comply with the applicable framework for [Anti Money Laundering] AML/CFT

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ING Bank Signs 5-Year Licensing Deal With R3 for Access to Its Blockchain Platform Corda

Dutch international bank ING has signed a deal with enterprise blockchain consortium R3 for access to R3’s commercial blockchain platform, according to a press release published Jan. 22.As a part of the five-year agreement, ING Bank is set to acquire an unlimited number of licenses for R3’s Corda Enterprise platform.

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KodakOne Blockchain Beta Test Sees $1 Mln in Content Licensing Claims

KodakONE — the developer of a blockchain-based image rights platform licensed by photographic industry giant Kodak — has reportedly generated over $1 million in licensing claims for image rights during a limited beta test of its platform. The news was reported by blockchain news source Breaker Mag on Jan. 8.As

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Texas Financial Watchdog May Recognize Stablecoins as Money for Licensing Purposes

The Texas Department of Banking could consider stablecoins as money, making them and exchanges that deal with them subject to a number of Texas laws and license requirements, according to a Supervisory Memorandum published on Jan. 2.Supervisory Memorandum - 1037, which published by the financial watchdog examines the regulatory treatment

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Crypto Exchange Coincheck to Receive Full Licensing from Japanese Authorities

Coincheck, the crypto exchange that lost over $500 million in investors funds in early-2018, is now close to receiving full licensing from Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), signaling that the exchange tightened their platform’s security and cleaned up the management practices that led to the hack.The news regarding the regulatory

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Japanese Bitcoin Exchange Coincheck that Lost $500M to Receive Full Licensing By End of Year

Readers may recall the January hack that cost Coincheck over $500 million. The largest theft in cryptocurrency history, the hack saw the exploitation of a vulnerability in the exchange’s security system and culminated in the loss of more than 500 million. New Economy Movement tokens, each worth over $1. As CCN’s

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