Category Archives: Blockchain

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HelloGold Receives Series A Funding From 500 Startups

Malaysia-based Fintech Investment platform, HelloGold, has been successful in securing Series A funding. Established in 2015, HelloGold has also made a mark as one of Malaysia’s first Fintech companies, allowing users to purchase investment-grade gold for a fraction of a dollar. In March, the company were among the winners of Malaysia’s first Fintech awards, securing the nomination…

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Mastercard “very happy” to Consider Helping the use of Government Issued Cryptocurrency

Banks have notoriously been steadfast in their opposition to cryptocurrencies, and this is for a very good reason. The peer-to-peer economic marketplace of digital currencies is a direct threat to the current financial monopoly held by banks and other financial institutions. Which is why it was surprising when an executive at Mastercard said that the credit…

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Canamex and Other Miners Form Ethereum Blockchain Strategic Alliance

Canamex, Arizona, Guyana Goldstrike, Cabral Gold and Altamira Gold will work together on future crypto-token offerings which will help them to fund their various exploration and mining operations. More companies are looking to join the alliance, Canamex said. Canamex Gold Corp (CVE:CSQ) has formed an Ethereum Blockchain Strategic Alliance for gold and silver asset-backed crypto-tokens with…

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Cryptocurrency backed by gold being developed by Perth Mint

Australia’s biggest gold refiner, the Perth Mint, is developing its own cryptocurrency backed by physical precious metals. The ambitious plan, which is subject to a confidentiality agreement, will make it easier for consumers to buy gold. AUDIO: Perth Mint chief executive Richard Hayes talks about plans to develop a crypto-gold product (ABC News) The mint also plans…

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UK’s Royal Mint Launches Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency

The UK’s Royal Mint, the institution responsible for producing all the physical money the country has for circulation, has announced the launch of its own gold-backed cryptocurrency. The Blockchain-based coin, called Royal Mint Gold (RMG), is a digital representation of gold stored in The Royal Mint vault. The Royal Mint Bullion, the Royal Mint company that sells physical gold, is the…

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China’s IT Ministry Wants A Blockchain Standard System ‘As Soon As Possible’

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (IT) has conducted a study on Blockchain technologies in order to promote the “formation of a complete Blockchain standard system as soon as possible,” according to a press release published yesterday, March 12. The Information and Software Services Division of the Ministry of Industry and IT, along with the China Electronics Standardization…