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The Icon Foundation, the team behind the Icon blockchain system, is providing 3 million ICX tokens— valued ~$570,000 — in expectation of their forthcoming Public Representative (P-Rep) elections. The reward program begins on August 26 and ends on September 24 for IXC token holders who choose to take part in P-Rep voting. Icon communicated the   Read more...

The steep currency devaluation in Argentina has increased the demand for Bitcoin (BTC) as investors run for cover. Data from domestic cryptocurrency exchange Buenbit indicates that Bitcoin is trading at about $11,750, compared with nearly $11,330 on top cryptocurrency exchanges across the world. An unexpected election loss of ruling President Mauricio Macri in the primary   Read more...

Decrypt, cryptocurrency sector centered news outlet, has stated that the number of publishers using blockchain-powered decentralized browser Brave has gone up by 1,200% in the past one year. BATGrowth, a website offering statistics related to Brave browser adoption, indicates that the number of Brave Rewards publishers has increased to 230,859 (at the time of writing   Read more...

Binance has introduced a desktop application of its cryptocurrency wallet – Trust Wallet – for macOS. The information was revealed through a tweet by the team involved in the development of the crypto wallet. The wallet will be made available in Mac App Store soon. Viktor Radchenko, Trust Wallet founder, in a series of tweets,   Read more...

Mubadala Investment Capital, world’s thirteenth largest sovereign wealth fund, has invested in MidChains, a cryptocurrency exchange. Notably, the investment from the Abu Dhabi-based fund will expedite the launch of cryptocurrency trading platform scheduled to be launched in late 2019. The cryptocurrency exchange will operate from international financial center and free zone Abu Dhabi Global Market   Read more...

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has announced that its digital currency is ready for introduction. While revealing the information, PBoC deputy director MuChangchun, stated that a model based on blockchain architecture has been created successfully after research spanning over a period of five years. The announcement was made at the China Finance 40 Forum   Read more...

Justin Sun, founder of Tron (TRX) blockchain and head of Tron foundation, has stated that his primary objective is to get the cryptocurrency listed on the Binance or Coinbase platform serving US clients. In other news, decentralized applications (DApps) platform Tron has unveiled Sun network, the sidechain scaling solution. The details were provided by Sun   Read more...

Following the $30 million collaboration with MoneyGram in June, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse stated that the blockchain firm is studying several investment and acquisition options. Ripple’s contract with MoneyGram, the second-largest payment processing firm, enabled the former to acquire a 10% stake along with an option to raise its investment by another $20 million within   Read more...

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has given a grant of $1.05 million to institutions dedicated to turn blockchain based energy trading platform into a profitable business. The news was revealed by ComEd, one of the four institutions that received funding from the government. In addition to the energy firm ComEd, government grant was given   Read more...