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‘Keep Big Tech Out of Finance’ Says the Congress

It seems that big companies as Facebook, Amazon and Google might be forbidden to launch their digital assets. If the Congress’s Bill pass – they could face with paying $1K penalties per day. Even though it’s not likely for bill to pass, it presents another obstacle for Facebook’s Libra. Congress […]

Fidelity, Amazon and Deloitte Supporting New Blockchain Accelerator

Fidelity, Deloitte, Amazon, and 20 other firms are backing a new blockchain accelerator program that is set up by IDEO CoLab Ventures, a venture arm from design firm IDEO. A subsidiary of design firm IDEO, IDEO CoLab, announced a partnership with 20 blue chip and crypto companies in order to […]

‘Every FAANG Company Will Have Crypto Project Within the Next 2 Years,’ Say Winklevoss Twins

Popular crypto bulls and co-founders of Gemini Exchange, the Winklevoss Twins, have predicted that in two years, all the FAANG companies will follow Facebook’s footsteps and launch their individual cryptocurrency ventures. During a recent interview, billionaire brothers and crypto bulls, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, have forecasted that sometime in the […]

Amazon, Deloitte, Fidelity Partner With IDEO CoLab on Blockchain Accelerator

IDEO CoLab, a subsidiary of design firm IDEO, has partnered with 20 blue chip and crypto firms to launch a blockchain accelerator dubbed Startup Studio. Partners include Amazon, Deloitte and Fidelity, in addition to crypto data firm Messari, the Ethereum Foundation, the Stellar Foundation, among others, to build on the distributed […]

Lightning Network sees another implementation as Fold allows users to spend BTC on Amazon, Uber, etc

The cryptocurrency space witnessed a growing curiosity among retail giants this year. Interestingly, there have been a growing number of firms seeking to build a channel between the crypto world and the e-commerce field. The latest one to bolster the use of cryptocurrencies in retail space is Fold. In a […]

Bitcoin Startup Brings Lightning Network Payments to Amazon, Whole Foods

United States-based payments startup Fold has made Lightning Network (LN) payments possible at Amazon, Starbucks, Uber and other big name retailers. The news was revealed in an official blog post published on July 10. As previously reported, the Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network is a second-layer solution to bitcoin’s scalability limitations, […]

Bitcoin Marketplace with 300 Payment Methods Integrating into Large Crypto Exchange

A peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace that offers more than 300 ways to buy Bitcoin has announced it is being integrated into BitMart, a global digital asset trading platform. Paxful enables its users to purchase Bitcoin using bank transfers, debit cards, online wallets like PayPal and an array of gift cards — […]

Mexico Taps DeepCloud AI for Blockchain-Based Vehicle Registration and Infrastructure

Photo: Shutterstock DeepCloud AI, a decentralized cloud computing platform utilizing AI and blockchain technology, is expected to roll out the prototype in July 2019 for the state of Coahuila, before extending the QR-embedded license plate service to the Mexican national scale by December. The move represents a significant step forward […]

Harmony Launches Their Mainnet That Solves ‘the Blockchain’s Hardest Challenge’

Photo: Harmony / Twitter Binance Labs startup Harmony, a fast and secure blockchain platform with key innovations in state sharding and peer-to-peer networking announced the launching of its mainnet 2 days ahead of the original schedule. Built by a team featuring engineers and leaders from Google, Apple, Amazon, Stanford, and […]