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Payments giant Western Union (WU) has joined hands with Thunes, which collaborates with Stellar (XLM), to offer WU clients to remit funds to mobile wallets anywhere across the world, without the need for any third-party. Thunes, later rebranded as TransferTo, is an emerging-market, cross-border payment network. TransferTo had earlier collaborated with the open source blockchain   Read more...

SBI Group, a Japanese financial giant, has established a subsidiary that will focus on the manufacture of cryptocurrency mining chips. SBI, which has setup several subsidiaries to operate in various spheres of cryptocurrency sector, has stated that it is eager to widen its influence in the mining business through the development and introduction of SBI   Read more...

Sirin Labs, which was the first to announce the launch of blockchain mobile, has revealed through social media that it will integrate MyEtherWallet (MEW), a free, open-source, client-side interface for generating Ethereum wallets, in its Finney smart phone. Sirin, which unveiled Finney in the final leg of 2018, will now permit MEW customers to buy   Read more...

Concordium, a Swiss blockchain identity network, has roped in Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former Danish prime minister and NATO secretary general, as a strategic advisor. The Concordium Foundation, the domineering firm behind the Concordium Network that established a concept proof in January, intends to solve with Rasmussen’s expertise the rollout of blockchain in some sectors. Rasmussen   Read more...

SeriesOne, a US-based crowdfunding platform, has joined hands with Polymath, a security token protocol platform to develop an ecosystem that supports digital securities offering through the SeriesOne platform. The collaboration between SeriesOne and Polymath will allow those who issue tokens to develop and administer legally conforming security tokens in all the stages including initial offering   Read more...

Korea’s JoongAng Daily has reported that Dunamu, the fintech subsidiary of South Korea’s biggest internet enterprise Kakao, is supposedly establishing a blockchain service platform structured to assist firms set up businesses using blockchain. The platform, dubbed Luniverse and overseen by the Lambda256 blockchain tech research lab, is designed to assist IT startups build services based   Read more...

Kudelski Security, which offers cybersecurity solutions, has revealed that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Hosho, a smart contracts auditing company, in order to improve the security of blockchain ecosystems. A Blockchain Security Center (BSC) was established this January by Kudelski Security, a Swiss-based, renowned provider of tech security solutions, with global operations   Read more...

Digitec Galaxus, one of the popular Swiss online retailers, has started accepting cryptocurrencies. The retailer currently accepts Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin SV (BSV), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Binance Coin (BNB), Litecoin (LTC), Tron (TRX), NEO (NEO) and OmiseGO (OMG) for shopping in excess of CHF 200 (about $200). The press release additionally states   Read more...

According to domestic news bureau Nikkei, Japanese financial regulators have supposedly announced new digital currency margin trading regulations. The Japanese Cabinet, the judicial branch of the country’s government, has supposedly endorsed draft proposals to Japan’s financial instruments and payment services laws, restricting the financial leverage to between two and four times the amount held in   Read more...

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