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Bitstamp Enlists Onfido to Improve New Customer Onboarding

The digital currency exchange Bitstamp has chosen Onfido’s identity verification engine to onboard new customers.  Onfido provides a full-stack identity verification platform, which will...

Hayver Launches App to Fight Drug and Alcohol Addiction Using Blockchain...

Research suggests that there are 240 million people worldwide who are dependent on alcohol, according to results published in the journal Addiction. Figures from...

How Ethereum’s Co-Founder Is Playing The Crypto Crash

It's no secret that crypto incubators and hedge funds get access to the best deals because of their inside connections... But, now, for a short...

CoinFestUK Announces Details Of 2018 Event

CoinFestUK is once again taking place this April in Manchester, and CoinJournal is proud to announce that it will be its main media partner. Founded...

Crypto Startup LoopX Disappears After Raising Millions In Token Sales

LoopX, a cryptocurrency startup that raised millions of dollars through several initial coin offerings (ICOs), has disappeared with the funds in what appears to...

Global Fund AlphaBit Backs Singapore Blockchain Startup BitCar

BitCar, a Singapore-based blockchain startup, has announced that AlphaBit, a fund launched last year, has purchased a "substantial number of BitCar tokens." BitCar is currently...

Academia Responds to Surging Interest in Digital Assets by Offering Crypto/Blockchain...

The success of cryptocurrencies depends in large part on their acceptance by established and trusted institutions, such as universities.  These institutions add legitimacy to...

Japan’s Financial Regulator Begins On-Site Inspections Of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Japan's financial regulator said on Friday that it has begun on-site inspections of cryptocurrency exchanges following the hack of Coincheck last month. After the late-January...

Everipedia Secures US$30M Investment For P2P Encyclopedia On The Blockchain

Everipedia, a wiki-based, online encyclopedia, has secured a US$30 million investment from a group of strategic investors led by Galaxy Digital's EOS.IO Ecosystem Fund...

Blockchain Payments Platform BitPesa Acquires TransferZero

Online blockchain payment platform BitPesa is expanding its reach after announcing the acquisition of TransferZero, an international money transfer platform. Founded in 2013, BitPesa has...

Japan Net Bank And Fujitsu Trial Blockchain With Mijin And Hyperledger

Japanese blockchain startup Tech Bureau has announced that Japan Net Bank and Fujitsu are testing blockchain technology integrations using Mijin, Tech Bureau's private blockchain...

Coinbase to Integrate SegWit by February

Coinbase, the world’s largest cryptocurrency brokerage, wallet, and exchange which also operates GDAX, the Global Digital Asset Exchange, has officially announced that it will...

UNICEF Launches Innovative Project Calling Gamers to Mine Ethereum for Syrian...

UNICEF has launched a new type of fundraising pilot project on the ethereum blockchain and is asking for gamers help to mine cryptocurrency for...

Business Icons Launch EQUI to ‘Disrupt’ Venture Capital Investing

Baroness Michelle Mone and her partner, successful businessman Doug Barrowman, are today launching their second most ambitious business venture yet, EQUI. EQUI is a new...

LSK Gets Listed On BitFlyer And Huobi.pro Ahead Of Relaunch Event

LSK, the utility token underpinning the Lisk platform, has been listed on BitFlyer and Huobi.pro, a move that comes just a few weeks before...

China Wants to Restrict Cryptocurrency Websites

In recent years the Chinese government has vowed to strengthen its crackdown on cryptocurrencies by forcing banks and financial institutions to report to the authorities...

Credit Card Companies are Disallowing Users From Purchasing Cryptocurrencies

Major credit card issuers and financial service providers Citigroup, Discover, JPMorgan Chase, and Bank of America are disallowing their clients from purchasing cryptocurrencies with...

Vitalik Buterin Never Attempted to Launch Ethereum on Top of Bitcoin

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, has responded to several bitcoin developers who claimed Ethereum was only designed as an independent blockchain network to...

Estonian Startup VLBToken Unveils Blockchain-Based Car History Registry

The creators of CarFix, a Russian car service startup, are working on a new blockchain project that's going after the US$1.8 trillion auto industry. The...

Job Matching Service Job.com Moves To Blockchain-Based Platform

Job.com, a job-seeking service that claims 60 million users, has announced the transition of its platform to be entirely blockchain-based with the mission of...

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