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Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
Baidu announces Totem Point token for users of its new Totem stock photo sharing service, which uses the company's blockchain for validating ownership of photos   —  Chinese internet search giant Baidu has launched a proprietary token to incentivize users of its new blockchain-based photo validating and sharing service.
Jul 23, 2018, 3:55 AMIn context
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
Nervos Network, which aims to let companies develop apps via an “application chain” on top of its own secure public blockchain network, raises $28M Series A   —  Blockchain startup Nervos Network has announced the completion of a $28 million Series A funding round.
Jul 22, 2018, 9:40 PMIn context
David Floyd / CoinDesk:
The amount of ether staked on Augur, a peer-to-peer protocol to create prediction markets from user-posed questions, grew to ~$1M and first bets paid out $20K   —  Augur, a decentralized platform for creating predictions markets, just hit a major milestone.  —  “The first markets …
Jul 22, 2018, 12:15 PMIn context
Muyao Shen / CoinDesk:
Chinese police shut down a gambling platform that had 330K users and $1.5B in transaction volume in various cryptocurrencies over the past eight months   —  Local police officials in China seized more than $1.5 million worth of cryptocurrencies as part of a crackdown on gambling during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Jul 13, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Muyao Shen / CoinDesk:
Token creation platform Bancor, which raised $153M in last year's ICO, has gone offline after a security breach that successfully stole ~$13.5M worth of crypto   —  Token creation platform Bancor has gone offline following a “security breach” that took place Monday morning.
Jul 9, 2018, 6:50 PMIn context
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
Switzerland's principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, says it's developing a blockchain-based platform to tokenize traditional securities   —  Switzerland's principal stock exchange has announced that it is developing a blockchain-based platform to tokenize traditional securities.
Jul 6, 2018, 5:46 PMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Kik, which raised $100M in an ICO for its Kin cryptocurrency, says some users can now earn Kin in its app via quizzes, tutorials, and polls to spend on themes   —  Messaging app Kik's users can now begin earning and spending the cryptocurrency kin with the launch of its “crypto-economy,” the company announced Wednesday.
Jun 27, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Muyao Shen / CoinDesk:
Florida's CFO announces the creation of the role of statewide cryptocurrency chief to protect investors and oversee how state laws apply to the industry   —  Florida is set to have its own cryptocurrency czar.  —  The Sunshine State's chief financial officer, Jimmy Patronis …
Jun 26, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Muyao Shen / CoinDesk:
Stanford University launches The Center for Blockchain Research, sponsored by a group of crypto startups, to develop best practices for blockchain   —  A group of crypto startups and organizations are sponsoring a new blockchain research center headquartered at Stanford University.
Jun 22, 2018, 6:40 AMIn context
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
Bithumb, one of South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, suspends asset deposit and withdrawal services after ~$31M hack, promises full reimbursement   —  Bithumb, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea by trading volume, is halting asset deposit and withdrawal services …
Jun 20, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context

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