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Steemit to Shift Its Proprietary Blockchain and Token to Tron Network

News The Tron Foundation, a cryptocurrency firm that is known for hyping its long ledger of partnerships, appears to have entered a particularly important one today. The maintainer of major cryptocurrency Tron (TRX) has just partnered with Steemit, a major blockchain-based blogging and social netw..

Twitter Adds Bitcoin Emoji, Jack Dorsey Suggests Unicode Does the Same

News Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted the newly added Bitcoin (BTC) emoji on Feb. 2 and tagged Unicode, the consortium managing the character standard, in an apparent suggestion to do the same. Dorsey’s tweet showed that, now, whenever a Twitter user writes the Bitcoin or BTC hashtag..

Messaging Giant Line to Launch Link Token Trading for Japan in April

News LVC Corporation, the crypto subsidiary of messaging giant Line, will launch trading of its proprietary cryptocurrency Link in Japan in April. According to a press release on Jan. 30, LVC is also developing a system meant for Link’s debut in Japan on its local cryptocurrency exchange BitMax. ..

More Bitcoin Scam Ads With Martin Lewis on Instagram — Can We Get a...

Follow up Suspected crypto con artists are once again using the likeness of British financial expert Martin Lewis to defraud unsuspecting victims. In 2019, Lewis settled a defamation suit against Facebook for similar Bitcoin (BTC) scam adverts. Instagram says deceptive advertisements have no place..

Blockchain Will Be Most In-Demand Hard Skill in 2020: LinkedIn

News Blockchain will be the most in-demand hard skill in 2020, according to a new study by the educational subsidiary of professional social network LinkedIn. A newcomer to LinkedIn’s annual list of top-demanded hard skills, blockchain now tops the list of the most-needed skills in 2020, according..

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Calls for Digital Community Self-Governance

News Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the digital world needs oversight, mentioning government regulation as a potential solution but calling community self-governance “another and perhaps even better way.” “One of the big questions for the next decade is: how should we govern the large new digit..

Bitcoin Scam Ads Featuring Martin Lewis Now Spotted on Instagram

News Bitcoin (BTC) scam ads featuring the likeness of Martin Lewis have continued to appear on social media despite Lewis’ previous efforts to prevent such illegal practices. After the British financial expert settled a defamation lawsuit against Facebook for showing unendorsed fake Lewis crypto a..

Facebook’s Libra Has Failed in Current Form, Says Swiss President

News The basket of assets backing Facebook’s Libra stablecoin needs to change in order for the project to be accepted by regulators, according to Switzerland’s President. “Central banks will not accept the basket of currencies underpinning it”Reuters reported on Dec. 27 that Swiss finance minister..

TikTok Has 1st Viral Bitcoin Video as Owner Launches DLT Venture

News Short-video sharing app TikTok has recorded its first viral Bitcoin (BTC)-related video as the firm’s owner reportedly launched a blockchain venture. Posted by TikTok personality The Wolf of Bitcoins, the video depicts a room in a house apparently equipped with dozens of cryptocurrency mining..

TikTok Owner Reportedly Working With Chinese State Media on Blockchain

News Owner of major social media app TikTok, ByteDance, has launched a joint venture with state-owned Chinese media group and ThePaper.cn operator Shanghai Dongfang Newspaper to develop business models that include blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI), Bloomberg reported on Dec. 14. TikTok..

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