Decentralized Applications Go Live on Hedera Hashgraph as Mainnet Opens to Public

Open Access to Hedera’s Mainnet Beta Allows Any Developer to Build on Network   Dallas, TX — Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform, today announced Open Access (OA) to its mainnet beta. OA allows anyone from the general public to create accounts and any developer to build decentralized applications (dapps) on the Hedera Hashgraph platform. With hundreds of developers already building on the network over the last few months during its closed beta, the Hedera mainnet launches with 26 dapps and solutions now running live.    Amongst the…

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NGC Ventures Leads Multi-Million Dollar Funding Round for Decentralised Trading Protocol, Troy Network

 Investment will enable Troy Network to bolster crypto brokerage services    Singapore –  NGC Ventures, the multi-strategy crypto fund of one of the world’s leading blockchain investment firms, has announced a strategic investment in Troy Network, the decentralized protocol for global trading and settlement. NGC led the multimillion-dollar investment with BlockVC. Troy Trade, derived from Troy Network, is a global prime broker providing crypto brokerage services for institutional clients and professional traders with revolutionary trading products.   Despite progression within the industry, the absence of prime brokers has limited the…

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Six Years since the first ICO – What’s Next?

On July 31, 2013, J.R. Willett launched the first ever ICO, Mastercoin (now Omni), and today will mark 6 years since this monumental occasion.    Looking at the last 6 years, it’s evident that the industry has matured and the very nature of fundraising within the blockchain space has changed. We’ve witnessed a slight shift away from ICOs: as evidenced in this STO report from the NEM Foundation, and the recent launch of STOs in public markets. In 2019, we’ve witnessed a further progression towards IEOs. In light of this…

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7 Stocks to buy and hold forever that pay monthly dividends

Everyone has monthly recurring bills like mortgages, car payments, cell-phone bills, power bills, water bills, and credit card bills. They will arrive every month and we all despise them.   When you have a normal job that pays weekly or monthly you can easily pay these recurring bills, but once you hit retirement the regular bill routine becomes more difficult. When you have a portfolio of dividend-paying stocks they will usually payout every quarter and not every month.       For this reason, it makes more sense to have…

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An in depth review of the Global X Battery and Lithium ETF

The Global X Battery and Lithium ETF invests in the full lithium cycle, from mining and refining the metal, through battery production and provides a good platform for investing in the global Li-ion battery trend.       The Largest holding of the fund with an 18.9% fund share is in Albemarle Corporation. Albemarle is a global specialty chemicals company with leading positions in lithium, bromine and refining catalysts and is listed on the NYSE under the ticker ALB. According to the companies latest earnings announcement of their first quarter…

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Jubilee and Digibank announces joint intention to explore blockchain powered solutions

HONG KONG/PRNewswire/ In December 2017, an offshore bank sited in the Commonwealth of Dominica – Digibank officially announced entering into a strategic partnership with Jubilee Fintech Holdings Limited. They will be working on the development of a project named DIGI – Decentralized Intelligent Global Instructions. DIGI will be the world’s first tri-ledger blockchain, processing records of all DGCoin transactions, all trading instructions and results on Jubilee Exchange as well as all FIAT transactions made by Digibank customers.     The birth of Bitcoin in 2008, and the introduction of blockchain technology, a way…

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