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Chinese Internet Giant Tencent is Working on its First Blockchain Platform
April 26th, 2017

China’s leading internet services provider has unveiled plans to develop its own blockchain-based product and gave details in the new white paper.

Microsoft and Micron Collaborate to Help Improve Internet of Things Security
April 26th, 2017

The companies have joined hands to introduce a new technology that is aimed at addressing security issues of the Internet of Things ecosystem.

Bitcoin Price is Close to Its All-Time High After SEC Says It Will Review the Winklevoss ETF Rejection
April 26th, 2017

Bitcoin easily recovered after the SEC clogged more-than-three-year efforts of investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to bring the Bitcoin ETF to market.

Blockchain IoT Startup Sensify Security Joins OpenFog Consortium
April 25th, 2017

The IoT security services provider has signed up to the initiative aimed at driving the adoption of fog computing to solve main IoT challenges.

Mastercard Unveils New Credit Card with a Built-in Fingerprint Scanner
April 20th, 2017

On Thursday, the credit card provider announced a new biometric card that will let users to complete transactions without entering their personal identification number.

Coinbase Launches Developer Preview of ‘Token,’ a Browser for the Ethereum Network
April 20th, 2017

Token was developed to provide universal access to financial services to help more than 2.5 billion people who do not have an account at a financial institution.

After BitFinex, Chinese Bitcoin Exchange OKCoin Stops Wire Transfers
April 19th, 2017

China’s major cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has stopped accepting USD deposits, a day after the Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex suspended wire transfers.

Stampery Offers Blockchain Add-in Function for Microsoft Office
April 19th, 2017

The solution offered by Stampery wil enable document certification and verification in Microsoft Office.

PayPal Teams up with Android Pay to Make Paying with Your Mobile Phone Easier
April 18th, 2017

Android Pay users in the US will soon be able to make payments with their PayPal balances at thousands of new retailers, including Walgreens, Dunkin’ Donuts and Subway.

Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Starts Pausing Wire Deposits
April 18th, 2017

Several days ago, Bitfinex announced delays in the processing of outbound USD wires while now warned customers to avoid sending incoming wires as far as they could not be processed.

Alibaba’s Ant Financial Raises Offer for MoneyGram to $1.2B
April 17th, 2017

The merger with Ant Financial will provide MoneyGram with resources to further develop its technology, systems and anti-money laundering and compliance programs.

Burger King Whopper Commercial Urged Google Home IoT Devices to Advertise the Burger
April 14th, 2017

Burger King ran a TV advertisement this week, which prompted Google’s smart home devices to read Wikipedia’s description of its signature burger.

Ukraine Partners with Bitfury to Put All Governmental Data on Blockchain
April 14th, 2017

Ukraine aims to create an entirely new ecosystem for state projects based on the blockchain technology.