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Chiliz Launches Crypto Exchange for Trading Sports Fan Tokens

News Malta-based sports blockchain venture Chiliz is launching a cryptocurrency exchange for sports and entertainment tokens. In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Jan. 23, Chiliz detailed that the new exchange — Chiliz.net — will roll out in February after the beginning of Fan Token Off..

Juventus Soccer Club’s Fans Choose New Goal Song via Tokenized Platform

News Fans of Italian professional soccer club Juventus have used the Socios platform to vote on the song to be played when they score a goal in their home stadium. The voting marked the first-ever poll held on Socios, a tokenized fan-voting platform for sports, and a real use-case of the team’s br..

Bitcoin Subreddit Subscribers Surge Following Crypto’s Summer Bull Run

News The Bitcoin (BTC) subreddit has seen a remarkable increase in its number of subscribers since the cryptocurrency’s price spike last summer. Cypherpunk and proclaimed Bitcoin maximalist Jameson Lopp posted a tweet on Dec. 23, saying “the rate of new subscribers to the /r/bitcoin subreddit acce..

Oil and Gas Consortium Is 1st to Apply DLT to Industry Balloting

News A group of 10 major global oil and gas firms including heavy-hitters like Chevron and Shell has successfully digitized industry balloting using blockchain. The Oil & Gas Blockchain Consortium (OOC) successfully piloted a blockchain-based system for Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) ballotin..

Canada Pushes to Regulate Crypto Adoption, Forgoing Volatile BTC Past

Analysis Recently, Canada’s central bank has been leading working groups with global partners exploring a blockchain future. Their crypto presence has soared with Ernst & Young’s announcement that it is using Toronto to test its public government expenditure blockchain. But what is the cryptocurre..

PewDiePie-Partnered Streaming Platform DLive Teams Up With Theta Network

News Theta Labs has announced that its blockchain video infrastructure protocol Theta Network will soon be incorporated into decentralized streaming platform DLive. According to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 10, Theta’s partnership with DLive will enable peer-to-peer video rela..

Coil, Mozilla, Creative Commons Offer $100M Grant for Web Monetization

News Ripple-backed content platform Coil and major open-source browser Mozilla have teamed up to give away a $100 million grant for web monetization. In a Sept. 16 blog post, the team behind Coil revealed that it, Mozilla and Creative Commons, a nonprofit that provides free licenses for creators, ..

FomoHunt Becomes First Merchant to Accept Huobi Tokens as Payment

News Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi’s native Huobi Token (HT) is now available for making real-world online purchases of a wide range of products from the e-commerce platform FomoHunt. Per a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Aug. 22, users of HT can now purchase clothes, art, hardware and ..

New Booking CEO: Crypto Will Continue to Grow Mainly Outside the US

News CEO of online travel giant Booking Holdings believes that blockchain-based currencies will continue to grow and gain more popularity. Glenn Fogel, recently appointed CEO of Booking, expressed his support of cryptocurrencies in an interview with New York-based travel publication Skift on Aug. ..

Deloitte Rolls Out Demonstrational Blockchain Platform

News Big Four audit and consulting firm Deloitte has rolled out a blockchain-based platform designed to provide users with blockchain demonstrations and experimentations. In a press release published on Aug. 19, Deloitte revealed the launch of the Blockchain in a Box (BIAB) platform, which the com..

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