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Here are our top 5 most read tech, crypto and blockchain news for this week. Happy reading  What are the Reasons for the Recent All-Time Low Bitcoin Price? UNICEF’s Innovation Fund to Invest in Blockchain Companies Crypto and Blockchain This Week Legitimizing Digital Currency Transactions – Goldfields Money Limited and Ivy Koin LLC Central Bank Digital Currencies Coming Soon What’s your favourite piece? Leave your comments below 

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Blockchain is transforming everything from payments transactions to how money is raised in the private market. Will traditional banking embrace this tech or be replaced by it? Blockchain technology provides a way for untrusted parties to come to agreement on the state of a database, without using a middleman. By providing a ledger that nobody administers, a blockchain could provide specific financial services — like payments, or securitization — without using a middleman, like a bank. For...

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At CTN we bring you the latest crypto and blockchain news – all in once place. We want to ensure you are always getting a well rounded view, so we asked our friends at Coincentral what their top five most read articles were for the month and it looks like Bitcoin supply, Initiative Q and mining are high on the list.   1. Putting Initiative Q on Trial | The Next Big Thing or Complete Scam? What...

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Despite aggressive predictions by financial pundits on the expected turnaround of digital coins, the cryptocurrency market hit a major road bump last month when its market capitalization fell by $42 billion. For the first time since inception, this drop landed the already crippling digital market capitalization below the $200 billion mark. At the beginning of the year, the total value of the crypto market stood at $835 billion. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently...

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UNICEF has announced that its Innovation Fund will invest $100,000 in 6 companies working on blockchain projects. Read on to find out more. “Blockchain technology is still at an early stage — and there is a great deal of experimentation, failure, and learning ahead of us as we see how, and where, we can use this technology to create a better world,” said Chris Fabian, Principal Adviser at UNICEF Innovation. The UNICEF Innovation Fund was...

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It is fair to say that Bitcoin has been exceptionally successful as a payments’ technology, regardless of its current trading price, particularly given its incredible adoption. It also follows that Central Banks have been contemplating the issuance of their own Central Bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in order to remain competitive as private companies continue to compete aggressively in the payments space, combined with bitcoin posing a real threat. Discussions about CBDCs have featured prominently at...

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Here are our top 5 most read tech, crypto and blockchain news for this week. Happy reading  Is the Crypto Market Ready for a Blockchain Based Mobile Phone? Why Africa Will Be The Next Cryptocurrency Frontier Lakeba Invests in Lodex to Become Latest Capital Equity Partner Falcon Network Launches Funding Application Process for Start-Ups Legitimizing Digital Currency Transactions – Goldfields Money Limited and Ivy Koin LLC What’s your favourite piece? Leave your comments below 

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What’s happening in the crypto market? We’re always searching the net and chatting to the movers and shakers to find you the latest news. Following are some picks from our friends at Coincentral. The Market Giveth and the Market Taketh Away The cryptocurrency market had a serious identity crisis this week. After falling nearly 17 percent at the start of last week, it started to show signs of recovery leading into the weekend. However, in just the...

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During a time of increased interest in KYC and KYT technologies, as they are necessary for banks, financial institutions and exchanges to meet regulatory requirements, Ivy and Goldfields Money partner to take a step toward further integration of blockchain technology into established financial institutions. Ivy Koin LLC (Ivy), a developer of blockchain-based solutions for financial institutions facilitating compliance needs for fiat and digital currency transactions, announced a partnership with Goldfields Money Ltd (Goldfields Money ASX:GMY). Goldfields Money...

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The Falcon Network (or “the Network”), which connects impact-driven individual investors with talented entrepreneurs, launched in October 2018 with committed capital of over USD 2 million Successful start-ups will be hosted on the Network’s platform and invited to present at a “pitch day” The Falcon Network, a pioneering new network of impact-driven angel investors, has today announced its first call for submission for funding for start-ups based in high growth markets. The application process is...