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Mastercard Inks Partnership with R3 to Develop Cross-Border Payment Solution

Mastercard collaborated with blockchain firm R3 to create an international payment solution. 

SatoshiLabs Releases Beta Version of Bitcoin-Only Firmware

SatoshiLabs, the Prague-based producer of hardware crypto wallets Trezor, rolled out a beta version of its new firmware that supports Bitcoin (BTC) solely. 

Bitmain to Launch Two New Models of Bitcoin Mining Devices

Crypto mining mogul Bitmain is introducing two new models for its Antminer range of bitcoin mining gadgets, one of which is its most powerful yet.

Tether Introduces Chinese Yuan-Backed Stablecoin

Tether has introduced its Chinese yuan-backed stablecoin, which it said will run over the ethereum blockchain as an ERC-20 token.

Report Says Blockchain Technology Will be Standardized by 2021

Blockchain innovation will most probably be standardized by 2021, as per American business and financial services firm Moody's.

Messaging App LINE Secures Crypto Business License in Japan

LINE, supplier of Japan's most mainstream messaging application, has recently been granted a digital currency business permit in the nation.

Investor Mark Mobius Says Blockchain, Crypto Not Proven Safe Mavens

Mark Mobius, is still bearish on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology with a few caveats.

Cryptomining Malware Targets Students With Pirated Textbooks

Security software provider Kaspersky has distinguished a type of cryptomining malware that has taken root in numerous sites where pirated textbooks are transferred and downloaded.

Report: Wallet Tycoon Blockchain Raising $50 Million VC Fund

Blockchain is raising a VC fund to invest in industry startups and cryptocurrencies.

Franklin Templeton Wants to Put Government Market Fund on Stellar

Franklin Templeton has selected the Stellar network to record the proprietorship of the fund’s shares.

Blockchain Developer Hydrogen Introduces Platform on Oracle’s Cloud Marketplace

Hydrogen, a fintech blockchain developer, has revealed that its platform is now accessible on software tycoon Oracle’s Cloud Marketplace.

Mastercard Joins R3’s Marco Polo Consortium

Mastercard has joined blockchain-powered Marco Polo, a consortium working to streamline worldwide trade. 

Binance Announces Acquisition of Crypto Exchange JEX

Binance has revealed the procurement of crypto exchange JEX in a bid to boost its crypto derivatives offerings for professional traders.

Norwegian Bank Invests in Cryptocurrency Exchange Set up by Bjørn Kjos

A Norwegian savings bank has just put up an investment in a cryptocurrency exchange set up by local business tycoon Bjørn Kjos.

Thai Customs Agency to Use IBM-Maersk Logistics Blockchain

Thailand is utilizing IBM and Maersk's blockchain initiative to streamline its shipment tracking procedures.