Investors Commit Staggering $735m into Singapore Fintech Deals

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Investors Commit Staggering $735m into Singapore Fintech Deals
The fintech industry is booming as shown by investors in Singapore who poured a record $735 million into financial-technology deals representing a 69% surge from the prior-year period that had $435 million.
Investors Commit Staggering $735m into Singapore Fintech Deals

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Polychain Capital and Chinese Bank Join Hands in the Nervos Network STO

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Polychain Capital and Chinese Bank Join Hands in the Nervos Network STO
Polychain Capital has so far said that it will partner with China Merchants Bank International (CMBI) to contribute $5.7 million to the STO Nervos Network scheduled to kick off on October 16.
Polychain Capital and Chinese Bank Join Hands in the Nervos Network STO

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Visa, Mastercard and Other Major Libra Backers Want to Pull Out from the Deal

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Visa, Mastercard and Other Major Libra Backers Want to Pull Out from the Deal
Facebook’s Libra is facing many regulatory challenges that have made institutional backers like MasterCard, Stripe, PayPal, and Visa lead several other potential partners in casting their doubts about the project.
Visa, Mastercard and Other Major Libra Backers Want to Pull Out from the Deal

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Could Tether Be the World’s Most Used Cryptocurrency Ahead of Bitcoin?

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Could Tether Be the World’s Most Used Cryptocurrency Ahead of Bitcoin?
Research and analysis reveal that Tether could be the world’s most used cryptocurrency for months now because its daily and monthly trading volumes surpass those of Bitcoin by far.
Could Tether Be the World’s Most Used Cryptocurrency Ahead of Bitcoin?

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Bitcoin Price Could Test $7,500 Support, Are Institutional Investors Behind this Plunge?

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Bitcoin Price Could Test $7,500 Support, Are Institutional Investors Behind this Plunge?
Reports show some evidence, though not conclusive, that institutional investors may have played a role in the recent Bitcoin price drop with many expecting it to test the $7,500 support before recovering.
Bitcoin Price Could Test $7,500 Support, Are Institutional Investors Behind this Plunge?

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Boston Dynamics’ Spot Robot Dog Now Available for Companies and Police Departments

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Boston Dynamics’ Spot Robot Dog Now Available for Companies and Police Departments
Boston Dynamics has launched the sale of its Spot Robot Dog but it still insists that the dog is not intended to be used as a weapon though their target markets are police departments.
Boston Dynamics’ Spot Robot Dog Now Available for Companies and Police Departments

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Disney’s D23 Expo Features the Rise of Skywalker: Star Wars’ Last Trilogy

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Disney’s D23 Expo Features the Rise of Skywalker: Star Wars’ Last Trilogy
Disney’s D23 Expo featured an exclusive Star Wars’ The Rise of Skywalker trailer with investors hoping that the news will help prevent the DIS stock from plunging further.
Disney’s D23 Expo Features the Rise of Skywalker: Star Wars’ Last Trilogy

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Facebook’s Libra to Dominate Discussions during U.S. Lawmakers’ Visit to Switzerland

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Facebook’s Libra to Dominate Discussions during U.S. Lawmakers’ Visit to Switzerland
The U.S. House Financial Services Committee delegation plans to visit Switzerland to exchange views about Facebook’s Libra with the Swiss FDPIC Adrian Lobsiger.
Facebook’s Libra to Dominate Discussions during U.S. Lawmakers’ Visit to Switzerland

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Binance Highlights on Its Scheduled System Upgrade

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Binance Highlights on Its Scheduled System Upgrade
Binance made an official announcement about its scheduled system upgrade at 02:00 AM (UTC) on 2019/08/15. All services will be suspended during this entire process that may take up to 8 hours.
Binance Highlights on Its Scheduled System Upgrade

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Bitcoin Cross-Border Payments Now Available in 60 Latin American Banks

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Bitcoin Cross-Border Payments Now Available in 60 Latin American Banks
Bantotal, a core banking service provider, is working closely with Bitex crypto exchange to facilitate cross-border payments using the Bitcoin blockchain targeting at least 60 Latin American banks.
Bitcoin Cross-Border Payments Now Available in 60 Latin American Banks

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China’s Central Bank Focuses on Development of Its Own Virtual Currency

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China’s Central Bank Focuses on Development of Its Own Virtual Currency
China’s Central Bank now wants to develop a virtual currency to compete with the recently unveiled Facebook’s Libra aiming to gain the lead in the development of the cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies.
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Senate Banking Committee to Indulge in a Crypto Regulation Hearing Next Week

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Senate Banking Committee to Indulge in a Crypto Regulation Hearing Next Week
The crypto community is on a wait-and-see mode awaiting regulation hearings by the Senate Banking Committee expected to shape the future of the nascent crypto industry with more regulations introduced.
Senate Banking Committee to Indulge in a Crypto Regulation Hearing Next Week

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IBM Stock Down Despite Earnings, Cloud Revenue Beat Wall Street View

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IBM Stock Down Despite Earnings, Cloud Revenue Beat Wall Street View
The latest Q2 reports show that IBM’s earnings and cloud revenue surpassed the projected street view while Bitcoin plunged below $10,000 as the US Senate has a go at Facebook’s Libra.
IBM Stock Down Despite Earnings, Cloud Revenue Beat Wall Street View

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‘Investigate Google’, Billionaire Tech Entrepreneur Peter Thiel Tells the FEDs

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‘Investigate Google’, Billionaire Tech Entrepreneur Peter Thiel Tells the FEDs
Peter Thiel, a Renegade Venture Capitalist billionaire tech entrepreneur and advisor to President Trump wants Google investigated for their allegedly treasonous actions in China.
‘Investigate Google’, Billionaire Tech Entrepreneur Peter Thiel Tells the FEDs

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Trump Has the Power to Ban Bitcoin, But Can He Really Do It?

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Trump Has the Power to Ban Bitcoin, But Can He Really Do It?
Trump says that he is not a fan of cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin, but can he ban its transactions and operations in the United States or Congress stands in his way legally?
Trump Has the Power to Ban Bitcoin, But Can He Really Do It?

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