Brazil’s Antitrust Agency Launches Probe Into Major Banks Regarding Crypto Trade

[ad_1] Brazil’s antitrust regulator is reportedly inspecting six major national banks for alleged monopolistic practices in the crypto space, Reuters reports September 18.Brazil’s antitrust regulator, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), which operates under the Ministry of Justice (MJ), has purportedly launched a probe on Tuesday to find out whether the country’s largest banks closed the accounts of brokerages trading in Bitcoin.According to Reuters, the investigation by the CADE

Former Linkedin Data Executive Joins Coinbase as VP of Data

[ad_1] Former LinkedIn executive Michael Li has recently joined major U.S. crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase as the VP of data, TechCrunch reports September 18.Li started his career at LinkedIn as Director of Business Analytics back in 2011. The expert has been growing his professional experience at the the business and employment-oriented company, working on business analytics and data science.In his LinkedIn post, Li noted that centralized data organization

German Frankfurt School to Issue Blockchain-Based Course Certificates

[ad_1] The Frankfurt School of Finance & Management (FS) in Germany will now offer students the ability to prove their qualifications using blockchain technology, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported September 17.As part of a pilot program, graduates of one of FS’ courses on blockchain technology will be able to prove their successful completion of the course with a certification stored on a blockchain itself.For the pilot project, FS is working with
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ChainBerry Equity: The first German blockchain equity fund

[ad_1] This year, ChainBerry Equity is launching the first German-listed equity fund, which only includes companies that operate in the blockchain sector. The equity fund was launched by the capital management company HANSAINVEST, and the stock selection was carried out by ChainBerry Asset Management GmbH. The Blockchain equity fund could be another important step towards adaptation in Germany. Also away from the crypto currencies, blockchain technology offers a lot of

Developer Completes ‘Proof-of-Life’ Off-Grid Crypto Transaction Primed for Post-Apocalypse

[ad_1] A developer known as “Daniel Jones” on Twitter claims to have completed a solar-powered, off-grid crypto transaction using shortwave radio and blockchain, The Next Web reports Tuesday, September 18.The project was reportedly devised in response to the CallForCode challenge, which challenges tech innovators to improvise with existing tools in order to find relief solutions for natural disasters.The off-grid transaction was completed on the open-source blockchain network ‘Burst’ and involved

Switzerland to Exchange Blockchain Regulatory Experience With Israel

[ad_1] Switzerland and Israel have agreed to share their experience on regulating the blockchain industry, Reuters reports Monday, September 17, citing both countries’ high-ranking officials.Switzerland’s Minister of Finance Ueli Maurer and State Secretary for International Financial Matters Joerg Gasser have recently visited Israel to officially request access to the local markets for Swiss banks.As Gasser told Reuters, by the end of 2018 he plans to prepare a report on blockchain

London Fashion Week: Representation is ‘still a problem’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images/Tony Wellington Image caption Models Stella Tennant, Winnie Harlow, Eunice Olumide and Brenda Finn at London Fashion Week Was this the most diverse London Fashion Week to date? Victoria Beckham chose 47-year-old Stella Tennant to open her debut show in London, model Winnie Harlow, who has vitiligo, opened for House of Holland and wheelchair user and former Paralympian Samanta Bullock closed at the Fashion's Finest show.Last

ETH and XRP See Major Boost Amid Checkered Market Outlook

[ad_1] Tuesday, September 18: while the wider crypto markets remain shaky, Ripple (XRP) has today seen a major price boost, and Ethereum (ETH) has also strongly rebounded from recent losses, as data from Coin360 shows.Market visualization by Coin360Having settled to circle the $6,500 mark towards the end of last week, Bitcoin (BTC) has subsequently seen some volatility, plummeting below the $6,300 point yesterday.The top coin is now trading around $6,356
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NASDAQ wants to take over Swedish crypto service Cinnober

[ad_1] Expansions and purchases have long been commonplace in the crypt world. The US NASDAQ Stock Exchange has also been on the buying path for a while as the original classic trading venue. Now it should be the company Cinnober from Sweden, which one would like to acquire according to specialized portals. Good basis for more extensive crypto activities of the stock exchange The Nasdaq is No. 2 in the

Chinese Blockchain Fund Plans to Raise $13 Million for Japanese Yen Stablecoin

[ad_1] The Chinese entrepreneur in charge of a $1.5 billion blockchain fund will seek to create up to three new stable cryptocurrencies (stablecoins) pegged to various fiat currencies, South China Morning Post reports Tuesday, September 18.Yao Yongjie, whose Grandshores Blockchain Fund has the backing of well-known Chinese Bitcoin investor Li Xiaolai and the local government of the city of Hangzhou, said the first stablecoin project would involve the Japanese yen.A