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Crypto Clash: OmiseGo Denies $150 Million Acquisition, Slams Report as Fake News

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The founder of Omise — the company behind the OmiseGo cryptocurrency — denied reports that his Ethereum-based payments platform was acquired for $150 million by Charoen Pokphand Group, Thailand’s largest private company. Omise Founder Demands Retraction Jun Hasegawa issued an angry denial on Twitter, where he accused the crypto news website The Block of pushing fake news. Hasegawa also threatened...

Where OmiseGo Founder Sees Massive Ethereum Scaling and Adoption by 2020

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Jun Hasegawa, the founder and CEO at OmiseGo, a billion dollar blockchain network launched on top of the Ethereum protocol, has outlined the future of Ethereum and the roadmap of its growth over the next two years. Massive Scaling and Adoption by 2020 2017 was a year of speculation for both Ethereum and projects launched on top of the public blockchain protocol. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) and...

Thai Bond Market Association to Incorporate Blockchain Technology

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The association announced it's pushing for a fintech platform using blockchain technology. The new registrar system will cut issuance times in more than half. The Thai Bond Market Association (TBMA) plans to implement a new registrar service platform combining financial technology with blockchain technology. There are ongoing plans to put it to practice during the current year to improve the...

Rumors: Flood in Sichuan China Destroyed Bitcoin Mining Centers

Eric Meltzer, a partner at INBlockchain, the largest blockchain-focused fund in China, reported that rumors suggest a bitcoin mining facility in China was destroyed by a massive flood that affected the entire province of Sichuan, China. Heavy Rain and Flood in Chinese Provinces Affect Mining Centers As an investor in bitcoin back in 2013 and an early investor in Ethereum, Zcash, Qtum, EOS...

Kyber Network and OmiseGo Surge 70% With Bithumb Integration as Bitcoin Dips Below $9,000

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Kyber Network (KNC) and OmiseGo (OMG) have surged by more than 73 percent and 32.5 percent respectively upon the announcement of South Korea’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb’s integration. Bithumb Jackpot Earlier this year, Storm, an Ethereum-based ERC20 token project that incentivizes users for completing microtasks such as viewing advertisements on mobile phones or carrying out...

Central Bank Cryptos, Vitalik Trolls and Hard Forks: This week in Crypto

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Make sure you check out last weeks post here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week.  Price Watch: Bitcoin is up 3%  this week gaining back some of the 20% it lost last week. The price was largely sideways this week retesting $7,000 and $7,350 before coming back down to $6,980 and failing to hold the $7,000 level. The price was as low $6,500 this week. as Despite this sideways...

South Korea’s Largest Banks Go Pro-Cryptocurrency as OmiseGo Secures Deal

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South Korea’s largest commercial banks including Shinhan and Woori have continued to support cryptocurrency exchanges after Kookmin, the biggest bank in the country, denied to provide financial services to trading platforms. Shinhan and Omise Since then, both Shinhan and Woori have supported a series of pro-blockchain and pro-cryptocurrency initiatives. In January, Shinhan, the second largest...

Vitalik Buterin Engages in ‘Fruitful’ Discussions with Thailand’s SEC

Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin is meeting with officials at Thailand’s Securities Exchange Commission to discuss the future of his platform and the OmiseGo token. Thailand’s regulatory bodies are being very progressive in exploring both the regulation and utility of cryptocurrencies. The meeting with Buterin represents another step forward for the developing nation. Real Recognize Real In...

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