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Korea’s Biggest Credit Card Firm Wins Patent for Blockchain Credit System

Shinhan Card has been granted a patent for a blockchain payment system that could reportedly do away with physical credit cards.

Bitcoin Could Help Stop News Censorship – from Space

An advocacy group is testing out the idea that the combination of bitcoin and orbital communication can help fight news censorship.

Safety Without Silos: Why Businesses Will Learn to Love Public Ethereum

Enterprises are finally realizing that mainnet ethereum is a way to end decades of brittle, balkanized and bespoke system integration, writes John Wolpert.

Facebook’s Libra Lacks Foundational Components for Crypto Key Security

After a review of documentation for the Libra protocol and its planned ecosystem, Steven Sprague believes Facebook left out key security components.

Electrum Wallet Is Adding Support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

The popular wallet service Electrum is soon to add official support for bitcoin's lightning network, its founder has told CoinDesk.

Fujitsu Develops Blockchain ID Tech That Scores Trustworthiness in Transactions

Fujitsu Laboratories has unveiled digital identity tech that scores users' reliability to increase the security of online transactions.

Blockstream Launches Atomic Swaps on Liquid Bitcoin Sidechain

Blockstream has created an "experimental" tool making it easier for users to trade "trustlessly" between tokens on its Liquid sidechain.

Huobi to Target Decentralized Finance With New Public Blockchain

Huobi Group is building a "regulator-friendly" public blockchain specifically designed for use cases within decentralized finance.

‘Disappointed’ by Central Bank Blockchain, Russia’s Largest Bank Eyes Alternatives

Enterprise blockchain project Masterchain is falling short of expectations – and Russia's largest bank is looking for other options.

Metronome Now Lets Users Move Tokens Between Blockchains

Co-founder Jeff Garzik says the insistence on one currency to one blockchain introduces unnecessary risk for token holders.

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