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‘Blockchain Will Be Ours’, Boasts Russian Spy at a Conference
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‘Blockchain Will Be Ours’, Boasts Russian Spy at a Conference
It seems that the government of Russia plans to solidify its efforts in order to become a dominant force in the nascent blockchain industry. President Vladimir Putin has emphasized that blockchain technology is one of the most important features of Russia’s new “digital economy” program and said the country cannot be “late in the race” for blockchain dominance. According to The New York Times publication, a meeting of representatives from…
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High-End Software Conference Embraces Blockchain
The blockchain educator and software developer Ivan Liljeqvist, known from the successful YouTube channel Ivan on Tech, is set to speak at this year’s ”Build Stuff” software developer conference on Mallorca. The conference is attended by established software actors such as Microsoft, as well as numerous CTOs from large corporations. The inclusion of blockchain on the conference’s agenda point towards how the blockchain is rapidly becoming an area of immense…
Feud Between Alibaba and Alibabacoin Continues As Court Sides With Cryptocurrency Foundation
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Feud Between Alibaba and Alibabacoin Continues As Court Sides With Cryptocurrency Foundation
A US District Court judge has rejected a complaint filed by the Chinese IT-giant Alibaba Group, intended to block the Dubai-based cryptocurrency firm Alibabacoin Foundation from using the Alibaba name. The judge ruled that this matter would not fall under US jurisdiction, as potential injury suffered by the alleged trademark infringement of Alibaba Group would have occurred in China, rather than in the United States. In the complaint, filed a…
Binance Pens Deal With West African Nation of Togo
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Binance Pens Deal With West African Nation of Togo
The well-known cryptocurrency exchange Binance is seemingly turning its attention to Africa. Mere days after news that Binance is working with Uganda to bolster the East African nation’s economy comes more news that Binance has met with Faure Gnassingbé, the president of West African nation Togo. Some, however, have expressed concerns that Gnassingbé is a dictator, and that his cooperation with Binance is an effort for him to remain in…