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Blockchain Asset Company Huobi Group Announces Expansion to Canada

On May 4, 2018, at EDCON in Toronto, Canada, the Huobi Group announced its plans to expand to the Canadian market with a fully operational office in Toronto by the end of the year. This expansion marks the blockchain asset company’s second move into North…

JPMorgan Files Patent for Blockchain-Powered Interbank Payments

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the biggest American multinational investment banks is showing an apparent change of rhetorics towards crypto but, above all, towards the use of blockchain technologies as tools to improve the global economic system. Although a few months ago, its CEO…

Russia May Use Ethereum Blockchain for Its ‘SWIFT’ Payments

The central bank of Russia is preparing to transfer payments on SPFS, its domestic version of SWIFT, to the blockchain in 2019. Ethereum Or New Blockchain To Power Blockchain SWIFT As local news media outlet Izvestiya reports May 4 quoting a source close to Bank…

Crypto-to-Cash Lending is Growing Quite Popular These Days

Over the past year, cryptocurrency-backed lending has grown very popular with organizations like Salt Lending, and Unchained Capital trying to capture a piece of this emerging industry. Projects like Salt Lending have issued millions worth of crypto-backed loans so far and the teams behind these…

Bitcoin Goes Physical: Swiss Start-Up Launches Pilot Sale Of BTC ‘Banknotes’

A Switzerland-based fintech start-up launched a pilot sale of physical Bitcoin “banknotes” in Singapore. Tangem, a start-up operating from Switzerland and Singapore, has launched a pilot sale of physical notes of Bitcoin (BTC), according to a press release published May 3. Tangem Notes, described in…

Class Action Lawsuit Against Ripple Alleges Sale Of Unregistered Securities

A U.S. law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against Ripple, calling XRP an unregistered security. Law firm Taylor-Copeland law has filed a class action suit against Ripple Labs for the sale of unregistered securities, according to the official complaint filed yesterday, May 3.…