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South American Startup Ripio Rolls Out Crypto-Fiat Exchange and OTC Desk

Latin America-based cryptocurrency startup Ripio has launched a trading platform, including an over the counter (OTC) desk, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 16.Ripio’s newly launched platform will enable its customers in Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico to trade cryptocurrency to fiat, use digital banking services,

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Coinbase-Backed Stablecoin Startup Reserve to Launch ‘Venmo Style App’ in Venezuela

Stablecoin project Reserve announced that it will launch a crypto-fiat payments app in Venezuela and Angola in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 12. In the same announcement, the firm revealed that it is listing its separate utility token, Reserve Rights (RSR), on major exchange Huobi Global’s

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Litecoin Hastens Mainstream Adoption with Blockchain Startup Travala

By CCN: With the exception of bitcoin, Litecoin is arguably doing more than any other coin for mainstream adoption. Most recently, Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee has inked a partnership with Travala.com, a blockchain-based hotel booking platform. Even though Travala.com is another blockchain company, it’s a play on the travel industry

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Swiss Post Partners With Blockchain Startup on Temperature Monitoring Shipments Solution

Switzerland’s national postal service Swiss Post has cooperated with blockchain firm Modum to further develop a temperature monitoring solution for shipments. The news was reported by Swiss logistics news site Die Post on May 7.Die Post reports that Swiss Post has cooperated with Modum, a blockchain and Internet of

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US FTC Sues Startup for Allegedly Misusing Raised Funds on Bitcoins and Credit Card Bills

The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing a startup for spending its raised funds on bitcoins (BTC) and credit card bills, rather than the stated products, the court filing revealed on May 6.The FTC brought a lawsuit before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of

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Credit Agricole-Backed Blockchain Settlement Startup Setl Returns After Insolvency Filing

Credit Agricole-backed blockchain-based settlement startup Setl has emerged from administration, financial news outlet Finextra reports on May 3.Per the report, the United Kingdom-based startup has returned following its insolvency filing after its management bought the operating assets, the staff and the intellectual property rights of the company. As Cointelegraph

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Crypto Wallet Startup Ledger Detects Phishing Malware Targeting Desktop App

Hardware cryptocurrency wallet manufacturer Ledger has detected malware targeting its desktop application, according to a tweet on April 25.Ledger warned its users that the malware locally replaces the Ledger Live desktop app with a malicious one, and advised to follow security practices published on its blog. The company’s Twitter

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Samsung Backs Crypto Hardware Startup Ledger with $2.9M Investment

Photo: Joe C / FlickrBig corporations across the globe continue their patronage to the crypto industry by making huge investments. South Korea-based tech giant Samsung recently invested $2.9 million in cryptocurrency hardware ledger manufacturer, Ledger. A spokesperson from Ledger confirmed the investment but didn’t disclose further details.Also, with the

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