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One of Venezuela’s major international airports is making preparations to start accepting Bitcoin as a mode of payment. The Simón Bolívar International Airport has announced arrangements for BTC, DASH, and Venezuela’s oil-pegged crypto token – petro – for airport services. Preparations To Adopt Cryptocurrency As Payment Previously, Venezuelan regional news broadcasting company, El Siglo, reported
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Nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace Rarible has introduced a new functionality titled “lazy minting” that promises users the ability to create nonfungible tokens at zero cost — all while enhancing environmental sustainability on the platform. Instead of the traditional method whereby data is stored on the blockchain immediately after minting, Rarible announced Monday that, under its
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ArpaChain, a secure computation network compatible with blockchain, uses an MPC protocol that creates ways for multiple entities to collaboratively analyze data and extract data synergies while keeping each party’s data input private and secure. Earlier this year, Arpa joined the commission on Blockchain technologies and the crypto economy of Russia. The development team also
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Institutional inflows into cryptocurrency products rose last week, as investment managers increased their exposure to Bitcoin (BTC) and leading altcoins, according to the latest CoinShares report.  Total assets held by institutional managers reached $72.3 billion for the week ending Sunday, Oct. 17, the highest level on record. By comparison, institutional crypto holdings were worth $57
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SINGAPORE, Oct. 18, 2021 – Global cryptocurrency trading platform, Gate.io, announced a partnership with decentralized financial data provider, Pyth network, to provide reliable cryptocurrency pricing data on the platform. “Providing users with accurate and reliable cryptocurrency price data is one of our top priorities at Gate.io. Over 6 million users around the world rely on
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LONDON, Oct. 18, 2021 — Following the launch of its deflationary BEPR token, Blockchain Euro Project (BEUROP) is preparing to establish its first product: a DeFi crypto trading and marketing platform for developing blockchain industry startups. What is BEUROP? BEUROP is a European blockchain-powered company that focuses on making cryptocurrency startups transparent, efficient, and reliable.
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Trading has commenced for Grayscale Zcash Trust, Grayscale Stellar Lumens Trust, and Grayscale Horizen Trust New York, Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Grayscale Investments®, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager, today announced that Grayscale® Zcash Trust, Grayscale® Stellar Lumens Trust, and Grayscale® Horizen Trust (the Trusts) have begun trading on the OTCQX® Best Market, the top tier
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The increased development and investment in DeFi means that there is a constant stream of new products and ways for users to engage with the DeFi community.  This also means more research is required into what protocols are offering and what services are available. One such aggregator, Feeder Finance, offers a user-friendly interface that supports
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Fractional ownership of buildings and property developments is becoming one of the adoption areas for blockchain technology in the real estate business. From democratizing access to real estate investment to improving liquidity in the market, there is an argument to be made for tokenization being a net positive for the real estate space. Tokenization via
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The first Bitcoin (BTC) futures-linked exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the United States, ProShares’ Bitcoin Strategy ETF, will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Oct. 19 under the ticker BITO. ProShares CEO Michael Sapir said the launch marks an important milestone for cryptocurrency ETFs in the United States following several years of
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Amid the ongoing growth in cryptocurrency adoption worldwide, countries like Indonesia and Chile have seen a significant influx of public interest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), according to new data. According to an Oct. 15 report by Australian blockchain education startup Coinformant, Indonesia has been leading the world in crypto interest dynamics in 2021. The
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Gaming platforms are choosing sides on blockchain, cryptocurrencies and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) within their respective ecosystems.  Following reports of Valve banning crypto and NFT-related games on Steam, its primary competitor, Epic Games Store showed a welcoming attitude for blockchain developers and the use of crypto in video games. Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney said that
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