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Rising Hong Kong Startup Criticized for Selling Majority Stake to Invest in Cryptocurrency
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Rising Hong Kong Startup Criticized for Selling Majority Stake to Invest in Cryptocurrency

Hong Kong’s fifth-largest bike sharing startup has sold 60 percent of its stake to invest in the cryptocurrency market, or two ERC20 tokens to be exact. $1 Million in Tokens Ketch’up Bike, a top five bike sharing company in Hong Kong that oversees more tha...
‘Big Four’ Firm EY Acquires Crypto-Assets Tax Tool to Audit Blockchains
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‘Big Four’ Firm EY Acquires Crypto-Assets Tax Tool to Audit Blockchains

As it seeks to expand its blockchain-related services and capabilities across the globe, accounting giant Ernst & Young has acquired crypto-related technology assets developed by the San Francisco, California-based Elevated Consciousness. This includes the ...
7 Reasons Why Grapevine ICO Is a Promising Investment
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7 Reasons Why Grapevine ICO Is a Promising Investment

Grapevine World has been praised to the highest standards in the crypto world since its ICO pre-round in early February this year. But understandably, some might still be debating whether it’s the kind of ICO they really need? Grapevine is focusing on c...
Pwc Hired to Perform External Audit of Tezos Foundation
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Pwc Hired to Perform External Audit of Tezos Foundation

Tezos Foundation has hired PwC Switzerland to conduct an external audit of its finances and operation — becoming the first ‘Big Four’ firm to audit a large-scale blockchain organization. On July 23rd, Tezos released a press release outlining its collabo...
Google’s Cloud Services Finally Foray Into Blockchain
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Google’s Cloud Services Finally Foray Into Blockchain

Google has been among the last major cloud vendors to hold out and not provide a blockchain offering. However, the technology giant has recently partnered with a provider of distributed ledger solutions to enhance the Google Cloud Platform through blockchain t...
New Ethereum Blockchain Token Standard ERC777 Could Replace ERC20
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New Ethereum Blockchain Token Standard ERC777 Could Replace ERC20

The ERC777 standard would allow token holders more control and easier transactions. Move over, ERC20, and make way for ERC777. The new token standard created by Jordi Baylina, Jacques Dafflon, and Thomas Shababi will be finalized soon. The EIP for ERC777...
Augur ’s Joey Krug Comments On Assassination Markets
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Augur ’s Joey Krug Comments On Assassination Markets

Shortly after Augur’s launch, some users created cryptocurrency-settled assassination markets. Since the Augur protocol exists on the Ethereum blockchain, the marketplace exists across many computers. Because of Augur’s decentralization, law enforcement may st...
Waves Client Release Marred By Security Issues
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Waves Client Release Marred By Security Issues

Waves’ exit from beta was marred by a security breach and one-sided Twitter fight with MyCrypto. Waves, an all-encompassing blockchain suite designed to promote mass adoption, probably wanted to spend yesterday talking about the release of its official ...
Ethereum’s MetaMask Delisted From Google Chrome Web Store
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Ethereum’s MetaMask Delisted From Google Chrome Web Store

The blockchain Dapp browser extension has disappeared from the Android and Chrome marketplace. UPDATED | 1:42 p.m.: After announcing that its extension had been removed from the Chrome Web Store earlier on Wednesday, MetaMask took to Twitter several ...
Bank of England to Open New Payment System to Blockchain Users
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Bank of England to Open New Payment System to Blockchain Users

The Bank of England is executing a complete overhaul of its interbank payment system, and officials have now confirmed that it will open the network to fintech firms that process transactions across a blockchain network. The British central bank on Monday p...