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At the height of the global Covid-19 pandemic, Nedbank became, and still is, the only bank in Africa to offer small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) digital payment capability by enabling merchants to turn their mobile phones into a payment acceptance device with the launch of its Tap-on-phone functionality in October 2020.  Since the launch,...
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Rapper Post Malone and his manager Dre London have teamed up with social money platform Fyooz to launch a celebrity beer pong league using non-fungible tokens (NFTs). According to the announcement, the Celebrity World Pong League NFT will bring recipients the chance to play beer pong against the rapper. Beer pong is a drinking game...
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SUKU, a blockchain startup that tracks luxury goods among other things, is moving its high-end sneaker authentication system to Hedera Hashgraph, after the fees on Ethereum became too high. The first SUKU application to migrate to Hedera is called INFINITE, and it uses non-fungible tokens (NFTs), one-of-a-kind digital watermarks, to authenticate and enable easy secondary...
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Cryptocurrency lender Nexo has launched an exchange service for a range of digital assets within its mobile app.   According to an announcement Monday, the new service provides more than 75 cryptocurrency and fiat currency pairs, with 17 cryptocurrencies supported. There are no limits on the number of exchanges a user can make in the app...
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An offline mobile map for travelers has raised $50 million in a funding round led by Alameda Research. Announced Monday, the fresh capital will go toward the launch of a multi-currency wallet on Maps.me and enable a decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem on the platform. Cryptocurrency lender Genesis Capital and institutional cryptocurrency firm CMS Holdings also...
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Apple has suspended Parler, a conservative social media service, from its App Store, saying the app’s owner hasn’t done enough to deal with threats of violence on the platform. Meanwhile, Amazon dealt the service a potential death blow by kicking it off its web hosting service, citing the same reason, BuzzFeed News reported. UPDATE (Jan....
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A member of the Australian cabinet has said a new government-backed initiative, which uses blockchain, can help grow the national economy and create new jobs. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an...
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