Blockchain: Global Investment Analysis

The rising demand for faster and more secure transactions along with full transparency has made blockchain one of the fastest growing technology markets in the world.Banks and technology providers are investing heavily in R&D activity related to verifying and recording finance transactions. Also, major US technology companies such as IBM, Microsoft, and startup innovators are developing blockchain-based services and applications, thereby driving the global blockchain market.
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Apollo Foundation Launches Decentralized Exchange With Atomic Swaps

Apollo Foundation is announcing the launch of Apollo Decentralized Exchange (DEX), a proprietary software package for the exchange of digital assets in peer-to-peer networks. The beta version features atomic swaps, which is smart contract technology that enables the exchange of different cryptocurrencies without the need for intermediaries or third parties. Unlike traditional exchanges, Apollo DEX does not have a central entity or guarantor of transactions.
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Thomas Carter Talks About the Next GoDaddy of the Blockchain Crypto Space

As financial technology and digital assets evolve there's always going to be things that work and things that don't. If the distributed ledger technology would fulfill its potential and reach mass adoption, then major trillion-dollar industries would be completely changed. 2019 will be a transition year on the way to a regulated market of tokenized assets. Security tokens are at the core of the rebound but what's even more revolutionary is the concept of Digital Names.
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China Merchants Bank International (CMBI) Partners with Nervos to Develop Decentralized Financial Services

China Merchants Bank International ("CMBI") is partnering with layered blockchain Nervos to jointly develop and launch decentralized applications for financial services. Additionally, CMBI will act as a strategic ecosystem partner and help Nervos grow its blockchain network within the financial services industry. As CMBI explores blockchain technology to enhance its products and services, the firm plans to tap into Nervos Network and its native CKB architecture to power future decentralized finance (DeFi) applications.
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OSINT: The Key to Racking AML/CTF Investigations

With social media websites and cyber related intelligence which has given rise to an unprecedented volume of intelligence at one's fingertips, the internet is an ocean of data which can significantly assist to crack money laundering and terror financing investigations.
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Incognito to Release a Home Gadget That Helps Earn Crypto While Sleeping

Curious about crypto but put off by the complexity? With Node, a new plug & play device by Incognito, there's no messing about with exchanges to find the best crypto to buy. Now, anyone can generate Bitcoin, ether and more, for less energy than it takes to power their laptops. Mining for coins has been controversial, to say the least. It costs a fortune, guzzles energy, and takes up a lot of space.
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BlockApps Raises Series A to Grow Blockchain Adoption in Industry Business Networks

BlockApps, the leading enterprise blockchain platform provider, has successfully raised its Series A funding round led by Fitz Gate Ventures with participation from Elliptic Curve Ventures, Bloccelerate, Fenbushi Capital, Galaxy Digital Ventures and a follow-on investment from ConsenSys. As one of the pioneering ventures in enterprise-grade blockchain technology, BlockApps helps industries build blockchain-based business networks, which are more secure, reliable and flexible than existing solutions.
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Bitmain to launch the World Digital Mining Map this October

During the World Digital Mining Summit (WDMS) - which will take place in Frankfurt on 8-10 October - Bitmain will launch the first platform to connect mining hardware owners with mining farm owners via the World Digital Mining Map (WDMM). To remain price-efficient, owners of mining hardware are regularly on the lookout for locations with the right conditions and power resources for cryptocurrency mining. The WDMM will be the first global resource to connect them with mining farms who have the available power resources to host them for a fee.
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Liquid Launches its First IEO Issued by a Nasdaq-Listed Company, Phunware

Global cryptocurrency platform Liquid.com ("Liquid") announced the launch of its first Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) by a Nasdaq-listed company, Phunware, Inc (NASDAQ: PHUN), a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile. The launch of this IEO offers the sale of Phun utility tokens ("Phun") on the Liquid platform. With approximately one billion active devices touching Phunware's platform every month, Phun is uniquely positioned for mainstream adoption.
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