Industry Watch 16 February, 2018 – 09:47

Nami | Daily Crypto News 16.02.2018

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Fortune: Blockchain Hires Google Vet in Bid to Take on Coinbase

London-based Blockchain announced Thursday that it has hired Peter Wilson, a veteran of Facebook and Google, as its first vice president of engineering. The hire is meant to reinforce Blockchain’s efforts to position its new exchange as a more reliable alternative to peers, which have suffered debilitating hacks and website crashes.

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Coin Speaker: Coinbase Officially Launches ‘Coinbase Commerce’ to Let Merchants Accept Crypto Payments

Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider in the U.S., has launched a PayPal-like plugin. Coinbase Commerce allows to make Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin payments.

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Reuters: Number of crypto hedge funds doubles in 4 months- Autonomous NEXT data

Hedge funds focused on trading cryptocurrencies more than doubled in the four months to Feb. 15, hitting a record high of 226, showed new data from fintech research house Autonomous NEXT on Thursday.

NY Times: Venezuela Cryptocurrency to Draw Investment From Turkey, Qatar-Official

Venezuela’s new “petro” cryptocurrency will attract investments from Turkey, Qatar, the United States and Europe, the country’s cryptocurrency regulator said on Friday.


Coin Speaker: Slovenia Is Becoming a Target Destination for Blockchain Companies

The well-established communication between the blockchain community and the officials of the country may become a key factor of turning Slovenia into a global blockchain destination.


Coin Speaker: TriForce Tokens Brings on Professional Gamer as Official Advisor

The decentralized gaming platform TriForce Tokens has announced its bringing on Danny Montaner, known as a professional gamer, as an advisor to the platform.


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