Polish Bank Verifies Documents With Ethereum Blockchain

A universal bank in Poland is using blockchain technology to let customers verify the authenticity of their banking documents. Alior Bank, a bank based in Warsaw, Poland, is using the public Ethereum blockchain to authenticate its clients’ documents, according to a report by Forbes on June 17. According to the report, when a client at…

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Insurtech Platform to Apply Blockchain to Auto Claims With New Funding

A blockchain/AI platform for insurance claims by BlockClaim has received about $627,000 in seed funding. Insurance tech firm BlockClaim has recently received £500,000 ($627,000) in funding for its blockchain-based claims solution, according to an official blog post on June 17. The firm raised the funds from venture capital firm Amadeus Capital Partners and software firm…

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Santander Loses Appeal Against Brazilian Crypto Exchange, Fine Upheld

Spanish bank Santander has lost an appeal in a Brazilian court regarding the closure of a cryptocurrency’s account. Major Spanish bank Santander has been denied an appeal regarding a decision by the Court of Justice of the State of São Paulo in a case against crypto exchange Mercado Bitcoin, Cointelegraph Brazil reports on June 17. Santander…

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Ripple to Invest Up to $50M in MoneyGram Following New Partnership

Ripple will provide up to $50 million to MoneyGram has part of a new two-year partnership. Major money transmission network MoneyGram has entered into a strategic partnership with blockchain-based payments firm Ripple, according to a press release on June 17. As part of the two-year agreement, the two firms will become partners in cross-border payments…

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PR: Monarch Launches IEO on LAToken Exchange

Monarch is changing the world of Crypto. With a Universal Decentralized Crypto Wallet, The MonarchPay payment solution allowing businesses and individuals the ability to receive BTC & ETH payments and get paid in Fiat, along with the Monarch Marketplace & Motor, Monarch is on track to become the One Platform to Rule Them All. Monarch…

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Bitcoin Cash Development Fund Receives Massive Support

The Bitcoin Cash community has greatly advanced its efforts to support the sustainability of the cryptocurrency with a fundraiser whose contributions are donated to developers. The campaign has already reached the 95% milestone out of an initial goal of raising 800 BCH for the development fund by Aug. 1, 2019. Also Read: Crypto Cards in…

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Report: Android Phishing Malware Impersonates Turkish Cryptocurrency Exchange

New Android malware sidesteps Google’s SMS permissions restrictions to get hold of two-factor authentication codes received via SMS. The cybersecurity company behind major antivirus software NOD32, ESET, reported on June 17 that new Android malware sidesteps Google’s SMS permissions restrictions to get hold of two-factor authentication (2FA) codes received via SMS. Per the report, some…

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Blockmodo Lets You Create a Snapshot Cryptocurrency Price Widget

Cryptocurrency prices never stop moving, as the market exists in a constant state of flux. There are instances, though, when it’s useful to be able to hit the pause button and view the price of a cryptocurrency at a fixed point in time. For such occasions, Blockmodo’s snapshot widgets provide historical prices that are easy…

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Japan Data Initiative Brings Blockchain Security to 100 Major Businesses

Companies including DMG Mori are tipped to join a data-sharing project that will secure information using blockchain. A data-sharing initiative involving one hundred of Japan’s biggest companies will use blockchain for its security, English-language news outlet Nikkei Asian Review reported on June 17. The project, which will commence in spring 2020, aims for participants to…

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