Japan: Crypto Exchange Coincheck Resumes NEM Trading Almost 10 Months After Major Hack

Japan: Crypto Exchange Coincheck Resumes NEM Trading Almost 10 Months After Major Hack Recently re-opened Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck has announced it has resumed NEM (XEM) crypto token trading after a restructuring of its platform by external “security experts,” South Korean news outlet FNNews reports Nov. 13.In January of this year, Coincheck suffered an industry record-breaking hack when $534 million worth…

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Australia’s CSIRO, CommBank Complete ‘Smart Money’ Blockchain Trial

Australia’s CSIRO, CommBank Complete ‘Smart Money’ Blockchain Trial Australia’s federal science agency and one of the biggest commercial banks in the country say they have completed a successful trial of a prototype blockchain app that aims to make money “smart.” The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization’s (CSIRO) Data61 division and Commonwealth Bank of Australia…

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Bitmain Sues Alleged Bitcoin Thief in US Federal Court

Bitmain Sues Alleged Bitcoin Thief in US Federal Court Crypto mining hardware maker Bitmain has filed suit against an anonymous thief in a US federal court. In a complaint submitted to the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington at Seattle, Bitmain alleges that the unidentified thief stole 617 bitcoin from an account it holds…

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Austrian Government Supports Blockchain Cancer Research, Screening Tool

Austrian Government Supports Blockchain Cancer Research, Screening Tool The government of Austria is supporting a U.K. cancer research company using blockchain to detect the disease. The government’s support comes as part of its drive to promote the technology, a press release shared with Cointelegraph confirms Nov. 10. Lancor Scientific, which has developed a device to detect multiple cancer types and record…

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Film Publishing Rights Firm Fintage House Now Accepts Crypto for Rights Transactions

Film Publishing Rights Firm Fintage House Now Accepts Crypto for Rights Transactions Dutch rights management company Fintage House has signed a deal with blockchain-based social entertainment platform TaTaTu to start accepting cryptocurrency for rights transactions, entertainment industry news outlet Variety reported Nov. 12. Established in 1986, Fintage House specializes in the collection and management of TV, film and music…

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Michigan Secretary of State Nixes Crypto for Political Donations

Michigan Secretary of State Nixes Crypto for Political Donations The Michigan Secretary of State has formally barred cryptocurrencies from being used as donations to political campaigns, according to a letter published last Thursday. Michigan state legislature candidate William Baker, who lost his race in the Nov. 6 election, asked how cryptocurrencies’ value may be recorded for…

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