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ICON’s Whitepaper Explained

As both cryptocurrency and blockchain technology become more and more mainstream, several projects are pioneering the push to incorporate this revolutionary tech into economies, markets, and industries worldwide. As international conglomerates, financial institutions, and national governments begin to incorporate blockchains, it is likely that this fusion will only grow. One such cryptocurrency that has already seen adoption in […]

Japan’s Most Popular Chat App Launching Cryptocurrency Exchange

The operator of Japan’s most popular chat app with approximately 168 million monthly users has announced its plans to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. Line Corporation has already begun the registration process as a crypto exchange with the country’s financial regulator. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Line Starting Crypto Business […]

Insurance Providers Venture into Cryptocurrency

There is nothing worse for cryptocurrency enthusiasts than having one’s Bitcoin balance stolen. If this involves an exchange or online wallet, there’s a chance money will be recovered eventually. In every other case, however, there is no recourse or way to get the money back. This situation temps a few global insurers to offer protection […]

What Is the B3i Blockchain Consortium?

When it comes to blockchain consortia, it appears most people can only name one or two. The R3 consortium is the best-known name right now, although there is also a consortium of Japanese banks exploring blockchain technology. Over in Europe, there is the B3i consortium, which stands for Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative. It’s an interesting […]