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Kraken Paid 250 Salaries to Staff in Bitcoin Last Month, Exchange Tells Critic

Kraken paid 250 salaries to staff in bitcoin (BTC) last month, the crypto exchange revealed in a tweet on May 23. The firm was ...

World’s Oldest Watch Manufacturer to Use Blockchain for Tracking Timepieces

Swiss luxury watch and clock manufacturer Vacheron Constantin will start using blockchain technology to track its timepieces, l...

Opposition Politicians Demand Details on Luxembourg E-Government Plan for Blockchain, AI

Opposition party members in the Luxembourg parliament are demanding specifics from the prime minister on a proposed e-governmen...

Montana Passes Bill to Recognize Utility Tokens and Exempt Them From State Securities

The United States State of Montana has recognized utility tokens and exempted them from state securities by passing a new bill ...

Facebook in Talks With Coinbase, Winklevoss’ Gemini to Launch Its Globalcoin: FT Report

Social media giant Facebook has reportedly held talks with major United States-based crypto exchanges about the issuance of its...

Russian State-Owned Holding Giant Proposes to Apply DLT in All Gov’t Data Systems

Russian state-owned holding conglomerate Rostec proposed a roadmap on applying blockchain in all the governmental data systems,...

Facebook Aims to Launch Payments-Focused Cryptocurrency in 2020

Social media giant Facebook plans to launch its own payments-focused cryptocurrency “Globalcoin” in 2020, according to a BBC ne...

Maltese Government Awards 19 Blockchain Scholarships Using DLT Fund

The Maltese government has awarded 19 students blockchain scholarships worth a total of 160,000 euro ($179,000), local publicat...

E-Commerce Giant Alibaba to Integrate Blockchain Into Intellectual Property System

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will integrate blockchain technology into its intellectual property system of global enterpris...
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Russia’s Central Bank to Consider Gold-Backed Cryptocurrencies for Mutual Settlements

Russia’s central bank, the Bank of Russia, will consider issuing a gold-backed cryptocurrency, Russian news agency TASS reports...