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Germany Approves Strategy for Exploring Valuable Blockchain Use Cases

Germany Approves Strategy for Exploring Valuable Blockchain Use Cases

  • The program came out after extensive talks which engaged 158 professionals and company representatives.
  • At the European and international level, the Federal Government will work to ensure that stablecoins are not allowed in the economy.
Hedera Hashgraph's Mainnet Open Beta Now Live

Hedera Hashgraph’s Mainnet Open Beta Now Live

  • Investors who participated in the crowdsale, through which the company gathered $124 million, are set to receive more than 379 million HBAR tokens.
  • 14 cryptocurrency exchanges and over-the-counter desks have already stated their intent to list the HBAR token around the launch of the platform's mainnet.
Whole Network Introduces Low-Priced Blockchain Phone

Whole Network Introduces Low-Priced Blockchain Phone

  • Acute Angle can be bought via Huobi’s native token at approximately half the price of its competitor.
  • Whole Network’s phone will use Android and will come with useful built-in blockchain functionality.
NSA Working on Quantum-Resistant Crypto

NSA Working on Quantum-Resistant Crypto

  • The director of the NSA’s Cybersecurity Directorate, Anne Neuberger, made the comment at the 10th Annual Billington Cyber Security Summit in Washington D.C.
  • In her speech, Neuberger singled out North Korea as "creative" in the cybersecurity space, and pointed out their use of cryptocurrency schemes to fund Kim Jong-Un’s regime.
Telegram's Blockchain Could Possibly Run Ethereum DApps

Telegram’s Blockchain Could Possibly Run Ethereum DApps

  • TON Labs is working on a Solidity compiler to allow dapps built for Ethereum to also run on the TON.
  • The compiler, which has been in testing since July, is only one of the tools that TON Labs is building in order to improve the TON ecosystem.
Hedera Hashgraph to Launch Public Mainnet on September 16th

Hedera Hashgraph to Launch Public Mainnet on September 16th

  • Hedera’s ledger technology will help enhance distributed file storage and micropayments.
  • The distribution of HBAR tokens will continue over the next 15 years.
Australian Securities Exchange to Bring a New Blockchain Platform in 2021

Australian Securities Exchange to Bring a New Blockchain Platform in 2021

  • The Australian Securities Exchange has signed a memorandum of understanding with Digital Asset and VMWare in order to work on a DLT initiative.
  • The support of an open-source smart contract programming language named DAML is also included in the memorandum.
Brave Browser Keeps Growing, Adds Crypto Tipping to Vimeo and Reddit

Brave Browser Keeps Growing, Adds Crypto Tipping to Vimeo and Reddit

  • Brave Browser's BAT can now be used as a tipping option on ad-free video platform Vimeo and on social news aggregation site Reddit.
  • At the time of writing, 3,310 Reddit users and 585 Vimeo users have already signed up for the tipping option.
A nuclear power plant

Crypto Mining Equipment Seized at Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant

  • Several power plant workers were arrested after their crypto mining equipment was discovered by law enforcement agencies at the Yuzhnoukrainsk nuclear power plant.
  • Six Radeon RX 470 GPU video cards, a motherboard, cooling units, hard drive, and other electronics were confiscated.
Cryptocurrency Spot Trading Now Available Through Rakuten Wallet

Cryptocurrency Spot Trading Now Available Through Rakuten Wallet

  • Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash can now be traded against the Japanese Yen through Rakuten Wallet.
  • The company has claimed that there will be no fees for making trades or deposits and that its services will be available 24 hours a day.