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Blockchain Startup Apollon Begins Token Crowdsale July 16th for a Pan-Entertainment Ecosystem

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Football legend Didier Drogba is Now a Cryptocurrency Startup Ambassador

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Ivorian footballer Didier Drogba is the latest celebrity to join the long list of athletes who have endorsed cryptocurrencies this year. According to Russian news outlet RT, Drogba is the official ambassador for the cryptocurrency-based social networking platform All.me. Drogba explained that he believed in the project “a lot” and even wore a shirt with All.me’s

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Decentralised Capital Launches Australia’s First Cryptocurrency Vault

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Blockchain and investment company Decentralised Capital has announced the launch of Australia’s first ever cold storage vault for digital assets. The vault was created in partnership with Custodian Vaults, a subsidiary of precious metals firm Pallion Group. According to Stephen Moss, founder and director of Decentralised Capital, the new crypto vault is expected to take

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China Sees 454% Increase in Companies with ‘Blockchain’ in Name

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Today’s $1,000 bitcoin price rally aside, the cryptocurrency market might be enduring a bear cycle triggered by vanishing consumer interest, but blockchain, it seems, is still big business — particularly in China. Citing government data sourced from Chinese-language outlet Qixin, the South China Morning Post reports that, from Jan. 1 to July 16, 3,078 China-based

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Incoming Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon More Keen on Bitcoin Than Predecessor

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Goldman Sachs announced today that David Solomon will be the company’s new CEO, shortly before the quarterly earnings call. Lloyd C. Blankfein will be stepping down as CEO, who began his tenure in 2006 and led the company through the dicey recession of the late 2000s. Notably, Mr. Solomon is not the usual investment banker and

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Tech Giant Oracle Launches Blockchain Cloud Service Platform

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Tech giant Oracle has formally launched its much-anticipated blockchain service, and many global organizations have already jumped aboard the platform. News of Oracle’s new blockchain platform first came to light in May, as reported by CCN. At the time, Thomas Kurin, Oracle’s president of product development, mentioned how this upcoming platform would be integrated with

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Stellar Becomes First Crypto Protocol to Obtain Sharia Certification

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Stellar, the seventh-largest cryptocurrency network, has become the first digital ledger technology (DLT) protocol to obtain Sharia certification for payments and asset tokenization. The Stellar Development Foundation announced on Tuesday that, following a review of the technology’s properties and applications, the Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) had certified Stellar as a Sharia-compliant vehicle for conducting monetary

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