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Major Dutch bank bets on NY blockchain firm with 5-year deal8
Dutch multi-national banking giant ING has signed a five-year deal with a blockchain services firm to roll out distributed ledger tech into a range of business areas ING will join forces with R3 to obtain an unlimited number of licenses for its commercial (read: private permissioned) blockchain platforms  Corda Enterprise platform and CorDapps. Specifically how ING will make use of these licenses ...
Celebrities May Be Scooping Up Millions Worth Of Bitcoin1.2
Bitcoin started out as a grassroots movement. At first, developers, anarchists, and the internet zany were the first to adopt the cryptocurrency. Yet, over time, the crypto community has devolved into an array of demographics, with millions of individuals from across the globe investing time, money, and brainpower to bolster this industry. Recently, reports arose that even celebrities — and over a...
S. Korean Exchange Accidentally Sends $5 Million Worth of Bitcoin (BTC) In Error During Airdrop
An airdrop mishap worth $5 Million in Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies was sent to customers of the South Korean exchange of CoinZest. The exchange was meant to send an airdrop of We Game Tokens (WGT) but a computer error resulted in users not only getting BTC and other cryptocurrencies, but deposits in the fiat currency of the Won. The exchange posted the following notice on its website a...
Bitfury to launch open-source music platform on the Bitcoin blockchain
Bitfury, the London-based blockchain firm recently valued at $1 billion, announced last week that they were launching Bitfury Surround, its entertainment division focused on providing an open-source music platform. The platform, called SurroundTM, will allow users to share the copyright of songs and means artists immediately receive payment following each stream, with each level secured by the Bit...
Ethereum Price Remains Subdued as Expected Bullish Momentum Doesn’t Materialize2
As the cryptocurrency markets continue to truck along, it will be interesting to see what happens over the coming days. Despite some semi-bullish one-hour candle movements, the Ethereum price remains in the red. Retaking the $120 level should not pose any major problems, but it remains to be seen if that is a feasible approach. Especially the ETH/BTC will need to see some positive momentum pretty ...
Google fined 50 million euros under new EU privacy law
French data protection regulator Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) fined Google 50 million euros for breaking General Data Protection Regulation, the EU‘s data protection rules that took effect on May, 25 2018. CNIL imposed the penalty “for lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding the ads personalisation.” According to CNIL, the i...
What Jane Mansfield’s Boobs Say About Crypto2
The painting “Bitcoin Princess” began life as a social media meme—a cartoon mashed up with ironic commentary designed for mass consumption on Twitter or Instagram. In the illustration, a knight is shielding a princess from a raging crowd. It’s a standard enough scene that could be cropped from a zillion anime movies or manga comic books. But this knight has the word “me” pasted onto his tower shie...