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2018 has been an exciting year despite the ups and downs we saw in the crypto market. Before the year ends, it’s still a time for celebration and we thought we would share our top seven (why seven, it sounded like a good number) articles for 2018. We look forward to sharing many more interesting stories, introducing you to more inspirational and risk-taking people and businesses, and guide you through what 2019 has in store...

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We love seeing the increasing adoption of digital currencies and blockchain into every day life. Whilst main stream usage might take a while, some industries, countries and companies are being innovative and taking the first steps to use the new technology. A Brazilian supermarket chain called Oásis Supermercados has started accepting cryptocurrency payments. It will allow shoppers to pay in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin according to one of the managers named Douglas Andrade. The supermarket is...

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Binance’s CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ), has recently revealed plans to launch Binancechain. The announcement was formalized through the company’s Twitter account: “Binance is pushing for blockchain adoption and doing many things to help advancement of the industry. e.g we will have the Binance chain ready in the coming months, on which millions of projects can easily issue tokens.” The company is claiming that this would help in getting a wider adoption of the DLT apart from...

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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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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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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...