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Ethereum’s Hearthstone Rival Sets Volume Record After Blizzard Scandal

News Ethereum (ETH) based trading card game Gods Unchained has far outstripped CryptoKitties by volume after a censorship scandal involving game-developer Blizzard. As blockchain research platform Coin Metrics noted on Nov. 12, the past month has seen activity explode for the game, with interest d..

With New Crypto Hardware Wallet, Evercoin Takes Aim at Trezor and Ledger

News Evercoin announced the launch of Evercoin 2 today, Nov. 12, at New York Consensus Invest Summit. Evercoin claims that its new wallet is the safest hardware wallet currently on the market, providing users with an end-to-end encrypted ownership solution for cryptocurrency storage. Powered by Y..

New Product Specialist Joins Fidelity to Focus on Crypto Strategy

News Fidelity Investments has hired Michael Zinaman as its product specialist to further develop a range of products in the company. Fidelity’s strategy on cryptocurrenciesOn Nov. 12, the Block reported that Michael Zinaman had joined financial services company Fidelity Investments. Zinaman will r..

As Regulators Stonewall Libra, Facebook Rolls Out New Payment System

News As the Libra stablecoin project continues to face a hostile audience of regulators, Facebook launches a new fiat payment system called Facebook Pay. Empower people everywhere to buy and sell things onlineOn Nov. 12, the social media giant announced that it is introducing Facebook Pay, a payme..

Study: Chinese Blockchain Spending to Exceed $2B by 2023

News China’s spending on blockchain technology will exceed $2 billion in 2023, official state-run publication Xinhua reported on Nov. 10. The report claims that blockchain development in China will see a compound annual growth rate of 65.7% from 2018 to 2023. China’s banking sector responsible for..

Justin Sun Confirms Tron’s Listing on Poloniex Cryptocurrency Exchange

News Tron (TRX), the 11th largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has now been listed on the Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange. Sun confirms TRX listing on PoloniexIn a Nov. 9 blog post, Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange announced that it was readying to list the decentralized cryptocurrenc..

Two Former Circle Executives Co-Found Proprietary Crypto Trading Firm

News Two former executives at crypto finance firm Circle and former DRW executive jointly founded proprietary crypto trading firm CMS Holdings. The new ventureCoindesk reported on Nov. 12 that the firm is the joint venture of former Circle executives Daniel Matuszewski — former head of the firm’s ..

Huobi Chain Blockchain Completes Planned Open Source Developer Rollout

News Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has open-sourced the development of its Huobi Chain blockchain, the company has confirmed. In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Nov. 12, Huobi said that Huobi Chain, which it unveiled in June, was now available to any GitHub developer. Huobi encourages..

Abra Adding 60 New Cryptocurrencies in Consumer Adoption Push: Report

News California-based cryptocurrency wallet and investment service Abra is adding a total of 60 new cryptocurrencies to its platform, reports suggest. According to CoinDesk on Nov. 12, the increasingly widespread payment gateway is planning to more than treble its existing crypto offerings for int..

Singapore Central Bank Teams with Heavyweights on Blockchain Prototype

2019 has been something of a turning point for central banks doing more than just their homework on blockchain technology. The latest example of that dynamic comes out of Singapore, where the influential city-state’s central bank and top financial regulator, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS..

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