Author: Rajat Patel

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Indian crypto ban reports are ‘clickbait,’ says local source

The draconian bill introduced in 2019 by former finance secretary Subhash Chandra Garg to ban cryptocurrencies in India has haunted crypto enthusiasts and entrepreneurs in the country to this day. Reports on the further development of the bill and the possible introduction of it as law by Bloomberg. And the local news outlet Economic Times […]

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Aspen offers inexpensive resort rooms, as real estate tokens struggle

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, real estate tokens appear to be struggling despite the broader safety token market booming in recent months. AspenCoin (ASPD), digital security representing fractional ownership in 19 percent of a Colorado five-star 179-room hotel. Has announced discounts to help boost sales for token-holders staying at the resort. Aspen Digital […]

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Bitcoin ATMs rose by 87% to exceed 10,000 globally

Worldwide, the total number of Bitcoin ATMs has now passed 10,000. According to Norwegian financial services company AksjeBloggen, the number of Bitcoin ATMs (BTMs) has jumped from the 5336 recorded in September 2019 to 87% in the past year. There were almost 3,900 new ATMs added in 2020 alone. CoinATMRadar’s monitoring resource currently shows there are […]

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Suspended ePayments platform restarts without crypto

The online money transfer platform ePayments is restarting services after a seven-month suspension. And cryptocurrencies support is notably absent this time around. The ePayments is a global money transfer service with more than 1 million accounts and 75,000 debit cards issued. The company made profits of $US23.2 million in 2019 according to its regulator filings. […]

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South Korea to fund Blockchain Platform for Apartment Dwellers

The South Korean government has pledged USD 1.27 million in funding for a contact-free. Blockchain-based service platform for residents of the country’s apartments. Which operators say will allow residents to participate in electronic voting, manage parking spaces, etc. The South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT has selected a domestic company named Ksign as the […]

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Renault Tests Its Blockchain Project To Ease Vehicle Compliance Certification

The luxury carmaker, Groupe Renault, has tested its blockchain project aimed at making vehicle component compliance certification easier. It was reported that the project, “Extended Compliance End-to-End Distributed” also known as “XCEED,” grew out of Renault’s partnership with other companies to develop a blockchain supply chain solution through data sharing, as it is built on […]

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COVID-19 shook out retail investors but incited BTC whales: Report

Retail and institutional Bitcoin investors took very different approaches as the COVID-19 pandemic began, new research from OKEx Insights and Catallact has shown. The research, which looked from January to the beginning of August 2020 at on-chain BTC transaction data, found retail investors largely pulled back and took a wait and see strategy with Bitcoin. […]

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To Encourage New Blockchain Companies the Swiss Blockchain Group Formed

A new group has been formed which seeks to promote research and support blockchain companies. With the participation of the University of Southern Switzerland, also known as the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI). And the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI). The Ticino Blockchain Technologies Association was started. Moreover, the aim […]

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Bitcoin Hardware Devices Need to Improve Handling of Complex Transactions

Jameson Lopp, Casa’s co-founder and CTO, a crypto custody firm, published a test result report on Bitcoin’s multi-signature hardware signing performance on Sep. 13 on the Casa blog. The result shows that Wallet devices with hardware crypto can handle small, simple transactions well. They do have trouble performing once the transaction gets complicated, though. Casa […]