Largest African Bank Partners with Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR)

Standard Bank Group, the largest African bank by asset management, has partnered with Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed public ledger. Hedera, a decentralized enterprise-grade public network, allows anyone to build applications and is owned and governed by a governing council. In response to the news and in line with the recovery across the crypto market, the […]

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Cardano (ADA) Has Significant Upgrades Coming to the Network: Founder Charles Hoskinson

Cardano, the fifth-largest blockchain, is planning to launch new products and upgrades in the coming months, Founder Charles Hoskinson states. The lead developer, IOHK, is also planning on extending its partnerships with other blockchain players, including Fireblocks, SingularityNET, Celsius, and Prime Trust. In a YouTube streamed interview with Financial Fox on Tuesday, Cardano founder Charles […]

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Regulatory Roundup – Bancor Suit Dismissed, Tether Settles, and Ripple Gets the Cold Shoulder

Regulators have had their hands full as of late, dealing with a variety of situations surrounding digital assets.  This past week has been chock full of announcements surrounding both newly resolved, and ongoing situations.  From settlements to dismissals, the following are a few examples of this regulatory action. Bancor Suit Dismissed When first launched, Bancor […]

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Square Buys $170 Million Worth of Bitcoin, Averaging $51K per BTC

Neither the author, Tim Fries, nor this website, The Tokenist, provide financial advice. Please consult our website policy prior to making financial decisions. In a recent media announcement, Square Payments published a confirmation on its purchase of additional 3,318 Bitcoins as a reserve asset. Square, one of the leading global payment facilitators with more than $2.7 billion […]

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Investing In Aragon (ANT) – Everything You Need to Know

Aragon (ANT) is an open-source, non-profit, blockchain protocol designed to simplify the creation and management of Dapps, blockchain protocols, and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). The platform seeks to further corporate adoption of blockchain technology via its modular approach to common business functions. Notably, Aragon has seen great success since its launch. The platform has over […]

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Thailand SEC Plans to Introduce New Rule on Crypto Trading as Young Investors Rush In

Thailand is planning to introduce new rules to curb cryptocurrency trading by individuals. The move is made in response to a surge in inflows from young investors, which is concerning the regulators. Ruenvadee Suwanmongkol, the secretary-general of the Securities & Exchange Commission, in an interview on Friday, said, “It’s a big concern as most crypto […]

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European Central Bank (ECB) Demands Power to Shut Down Private Stablecoins, Like Diem, in the EU

The European Central Bank finally tables its official opinion regarding crypto regulations to the top decision-making again, European Commission. In their official opinion, the ECB now wants the EU members of parliament to grant its veto powers regarding the legal status of stablecoins such as Facebook-supported-Diem. The ECB raised its concerns regarding the use of […]

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