E-payment startup Wyre has acquired bitcoin smart contract developer Hedgy to broaden the scope of its offerings. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/payments-startup-wyre-acquires-bitcoin-smart-contract-developer/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Ripio is driving mainstream adoption among the unbanked of South America, offering crypto loans in Argentina, Mexico, and Brazil. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ripio-rolls-out-crypto-powered-loans-across-latin-america/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Bitcoin cash devs are fighting over what code changes to make next. If no one compromises, hard-forked coin could itself split into two. This article is originally written and posted…

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Maersk, IBM Launch Blockchain Shipping Supply Chain Platform IBM and Danish transport and logistics giant Maersk have launched their global blockchain-enabled shipping solution, according to an official press release today, August 9. The new jointly developed…

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Microsoft Introduces Ethereum Proof-of-Authority Algorithm on Azure Microsoft’s cloud platform Azure has introduced a proof-of-authority (PoA) algorithm on its Ethereum (ETH) blockchain product, according to a blog post Aug. 7. The new Ethereum network algorithm will reportedly allow a…

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Loopring will release an iOS version of their Loopr wallet on July 7, enabling users to trade using the Loopring Protocol. iPhone users will be able to make decentralized trades…

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China’s central bank has completed a blockchain-based system that digitizes checks in a move to counter fraud in the country. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/china-has-built-a-blockchain-system-that-could-replace-paper-checks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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A group of old-school security researchers have raised funds to build a better smart contracting language. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/new-startup-zooko-naval-betting-better-crypto-contracts/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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From miner adoption to a lightning-like network to new partners, RSK, which developed the bitcoin smart contracts sidechain, is building momentum. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/first-bitcoin-smart-contracts-sidechain-now-secured-1-10-miners/. …

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A decentralized insurance policy built with blockchain and smart contract technology will provide cover for natural disasters in Puerto Rico. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-insurance-policy-developed-for-hurricane-prone-puerto-rico/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Arizona’s governor has signed a new bill into law, enabling corporations to legally store information on a blockchain-based platform. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/arizonas-governor-signs-latest-blockchain-bill-into-law/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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