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Brokerage firm Monex Group’s US subsidiary TradeStation Group, is facilitating cryptocurrency trading with the launch of TradeStation Crypto. Japan based Monex Group offers financial services across in the US, Japan, Mexico and the Europe. TradeStation capitalizes on the brokerage business expertise of its parent company to resolve what it believes to be major concerns and   Read more...

Salmon and trout farming company Cermaq and smoked salmon processor Labeyrie have partnered with IBM Food Trust to deploy a blockchain platform that will provide A-Z details to customers about salmon farmed by the global firms. The initiative will permit consumers to gather all requisite information, through a QI code, about the salmon processed by   Read more...

Sberbank Rossii PAO, the Russian state-owned bank listed in the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MCX) under the ticker SBER, has received a patent for a repo transaction platform and a processing solution that employs distributed ledger technology (DLT). The platform was developed single-handedly by the bank. It is the first bank in Russia to receive   Read more...

The Tor Project has started accepting Bitcoin (BTC) as donation through the Lightning Network. The non-profit organization Tor Project developed the anonymous network Tor. Tor Project has decided to accept Bitcoin as donation to back a fund raising program initiated by The Giving Block, a crypto-for-charity organization. Tor has suggested the use of BottlePay wallet   Read more...

A blockchain powered ticketing app was trialed by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) during the European Championship qualification match between Netherlands and Estonia. The news was first reported by Ajax Life, a fanzine linked with AFC Ajax, a renowned Dutch football club. The match, played at the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, saw the   Read more...

Troy Hunt, a cybersecurity expert who owns the website “Have I Been Pwned,” has stated that password info and personal data of 2.20 million users of two websites have been compromised. Hunt’s website facilitates internet users to cross check whether their personal info has been undermined by data breaches. Furthermore, Hunt affirmed that the exposed   Read more...

On a suo moto basis, HSBC has closed an account supposedly used to back Hong Kong activists, highlighting the need for a censorship resistance currency such as Bitcoin (BTC). In particular, London-headquartered, multinational bank closed a corporate checking account that was supposedly utilized to move crowd sourced money to back pursuits of dissidents. The bank   Read more...

Longhash, blockchain education platform, has unveiled a research document that contradicts the 2017 single-whale theory related to Bitcoin (BTC) rally. Academics at crypto analytics firm Longhash has stated that they have created a metric called “Tether Purchasing Power,” which provides in-depth details into the query of whether stablecoin Tether (USDT) was used to rig cryptocurrency   Read more...

Tassat, New York based financial technology provider, is collaborating with Blockfills, a digital asset market maker, to unveil a new product, namely institutional Trade at Settlement (TAS) on spot Bitcoin (XBT/USD). As per a news publication by Hedgeweek, Blockfills, which is an expert in digital assets market making, trading and prime brokerage, will collaborate with   Read more...