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Interstellar: Visa, Citi-Backed Chain Acquired By Stellar Startup9-10-18 A long-rumored acquisition that finds two of the crypto industry’s leading entrepreneurs teaming to back the world’s sixth-largest blockchain has been confirmed. Announced Monday, Chain, which raised more than $40 million from financial institutions including Visa and Nasdaq, in the process helping define the narrative for business …

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Logistics giant DHL announced it had partnered with Accenture and created a Blockchain-based supply chain prototype March 12. In a joint press release, the two companies presented a trend report for Blockchain in tandem with what appears to be ongoing plans to introduce the technology to global pharmaceutical supply. “DHL and Accenture created a blockchain-based …

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Central securities depositories (CSDs) are perhaps among some of the most surprising adopters of blockchain technology. Not that long ago, these middlemen, which today hold onto corporate stocks and bonds to simplify the trading process, were a favorite target of blockchain disruptors. Now, they are among some of the most avid explorers of the technology. …

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Blockchain development platform Chain has announced the launch of Ivy, a programming language they claim makes it possible to write smart contracts for Bitcoin’s Blockchain. Generally, smart contracts are associated with Ethereum, the Blockchain that was created to support Turing-complete, or computationally universal, smart contracts. In a blog post Monday, Chain explains that writing smart …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A regulator at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rebuked a top union official for denigrating a bitcoin expert at a recent public meeting. This eyebrow-raising event occurred earlier this week, when SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar scolded Damon Silvers, the AFL-CIO’s policy …

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