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The Crypto Enthusiast’s Dream: Top Countries That Tick All the Boxes

For crypto enthusiasts, choosing a location to live in that supports an ideal lifestyle extends beyond searching for a city with a high number of shops and retail outlets that accept crypto.  Sure, any crypto enthusiast will benefit from living in an area with easy access to crypto-related amenities. However, as the world of crypto …

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Japanese E-Book Publisher Moving to DLT as Demand Increases

Japan-based Media Do Holdings will be investing $2.8 million towards distributed ledger technology for the distribution of its e-books. According to a May 17 article in the Nikkei newspaper, Media Do Holdings plans to invest 300 million yen — roughly $2.8 million at the time of writing — into developing a distributed ledger for the …

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SBI Holdings CEO: Ripple Partners Could Help Pandemic Supply Chain

Yoshitaka Kitao, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings, has proposed Ripple partner with multinational companies in addition to financial institutions. His recommendation was partially influenced by Japan’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Kitao, also a Ripple board member, talked to reporters gathered for an SBI conference call on April 28. The …

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Crypto Scammers Impersonate Members of Olympic Committee

The ongoing pandemic forced the postponement of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. This has triggered a series of online crypto-related scams, including an email from alleged members of the International Olympic Committee. In these emails, scammers ask unsuspecting victims for donations. As Trend Micro reported on April 30, scammers are asking for crypto donations so …

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