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Binance Backs Malta Stock Exchange’s Startup Accelerator

The Malta Stock Exchange announced today that Binance is backing the exchange’s newly launched program to support fintech startups and entrepreneurs.

South Africa’s Central Bank Claims Success in Blockchain Payment Trial

South Africa Reserve Bank indicates that tests of a blockchain-based system for interbank clearance and settlement produced astonishing results.

Coinbase Is Rebranding Its Crypto Exchange Service

Coinbase announced Wednesday it was rebranding its GDAX platform as Coinbase Pro. Additionally, the company has acquired Paradex, a relay platform.

Coinbase Rolls Out Crypto Custody Product for Institutions

First announced last year, Coinbase Custody is a cryptocurrency storage service directed specifically at large financial institutions.

Crypto Valley Association Taps VC Firm Lakestar as Strategic Partner

The 600-member Crypto Valley Association has added venture capital firm Lakestar as a strategic partner.

IBM, Global Citizen Seek Blockchain Ideas to Transform Humanitarian Aid

IBM and Global Citizen are issuing a challenge to the world’s developers: use blockchain to revolutionize donations to humanitarian causes.

Investment Advisor Morgan Creek Tokenizes Tech Firm’s Paper Shares

Morgan Creek Blockchain has helped a tech company turn its paper shares into security tokens as part of a push to raise $40 million.

Ripple Scrutinized Over XRP at UK Parliament Hearing

A UK parliamentary hearing on blockchain and cryptocurrencies took on a largely negative tone with one panelist dismissing the technology as a fad.

Binance, Bermuda Ink $15 Million Crypto Investment Agreement

Bermuda has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Binance to develop a global compliance center in the British Overseas Territory.

IBM Reimagines Proof-of-Work for Blockchain IoT Devices

Your smart lightbulb can’t crush hashes at the rate of a giant mining farm, so how can it stay secure? The answer might be in the nonce.