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OmiseGO and MakerDAO Collaborating for a Decentralized Financial Future

When the common goal is the same, in this case financial decentralization, collaboration can often help to achieve it faster. MakerDAO and OmiseGO have teamed up to consolidate their roadmaps towards achieving a financial revolution. OMG and Maker Going Forward Together Announcements came from both teams yesterday confirming the partnership and continued efforts to work… […]

OmiseGo and Ethereum Founder Donate $1M to GiveDirectly

Despite several iterations, cryptocurrency is still severely criticized. In fact, the acceptability of these digital coins is always viewed with skepticism. Often, users of this currency are perceived as being selfish. People think that the crypto world is all about making and saving money. However, a recent happening has jolted the news world and the crypto haters. […]

Refugee Charity Receives Huge Crypto Donation

The New York-based charity Give Directly has announced that it has received a donation of USD 1 million from startup OmiseGo and Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin. Give Directly uses publicly available data on poverty to enroll recipients, region by region, using GPS technology in order to establish genuine cases of extreme poverty. Once no irregularities […]

End of Month Roundup: February’s Cryptocurrency Winners and Losers

Top performing cryptocurrencies in February were DigixDAO, OmiseGO, Ethereum Classic and Litecoin. The biggest losers were Nem, Cardano, Stellar Lumens and EOS.  Another month has passed in crypto land and it is time to review the winners and losers over the past four weeks. A lot has happened in February and looking back at the […]

Omise and ETDA Sign MoU to Improve Thailand’s Digital ID Program

Omise, the popular blockchain-oriented company, recently signed a Memorandum of understanding with ETDA. This Thai government agency will collaborate with Omise on building a national eKYC portal. It is the first venture of its kind to become available in Thailand. Both entities will focus on exchanging information, experience, and technical information. This MoU was signed […]

T-Mobile Faces Federal Lawsuit After Hackers Steal User’s Cryptocurrencies

This past Sunday Carlos Tapang, a T-Mobile USA Inc. customer, filed a suit in federal court against the company, alleging lax security measures made it possible for hackers to access his wireless account and steal the cryptocurrency from his mobile wallet —  tens of thousands of dollars worth. Tapang, of Washington state, accuses T-Mobile of […]

Online Payments Company Stripe drops Bitcoin, eyes Stellar, OmiseGO

Internet commerce company Stripe has created a stir in the crypto markets today. The Irish online payments firm has ended support for Bitcoin and is eyeing new contenders. It is a significant move for Stripe which was the first major payments company to support Bitcoin back in 2014. According to reports Stripe will stop accepting […]

Vitalik Buterin and OmiseGo

OmiseGo is Vitalik Buterin’s favourite token model Vitalik recently posted on his twitter account three main reasons why OmiseGo, right now, is his favourite token model. OmiseGo is not a medium-of-exchange token; it has a clear valuation model (expected discounted future transaction fees minus node operation cost); and it requires running node to get returns, […]