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"Turkcell" Turkish Telecom Giant Introduces Blockchain ID Management Product

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Turkcell's telecommunication service provider Turkcell has established a blockchain-based identity management service, the Daily Sabah reported on February 26th. Turkcell, as reported, released his new blockchain product at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) technology 2019. February 25. The ID Management Solution is designed to allow users to control their personal information and ensure confidentiality by the Global Privacy Rule (GDPR). While existing identity management systems plan to share user data with third parties, it is expected that the Turkcell blockchain product will store the required user data on a block box and eliminate additional identity verification. Turkcell also introduced a case based on the blockchain, including an identity management solution to verify donor admittance to people in need. Serkan Öztürk, Senior Vice President of User Experience and Information Technology at Turkcell, said that "the use of blockchain technology is key to improving t

Fujitsu and Sony Develop Blockchain Platform to Fight Fake Educational Qualifications

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The Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony and the Fujitsu computer equipment company have created an encrypted database for documents related to the teaching skills, reported The Asahi Shimbun on February 26. The database, which would use blockchain technology, is used to prevent counterfeiting of language-related documents, which some allegedly used by foreigners to obtain residence status to study in Japan. Aliens must submit a Japanese language qualification certificate at the Immigration Office to obtain a residence permit to study in Japan. These certificates may be issued by Japanese educational establishments abroad. The Japanese language schools in the country will submit certificates on behalf of foreign institutions. Illegal copies of language certificates have been found in several countries. Asahi Shimbun says students with no proper language skills can face difficulties in their daily lives in Japan. Two companies created the platform by combining the Fujitsu

Jamie Dimon Says JPM Coin Could Finally Find Consumer Use

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JPMorgan Chase's Executive Director Jamie Dimon said the new cryptocurrency of JPM Coin could be used by consumers one day, CNBC announced on February 26th. During the session of questions and answers, Dimon allegedly said that "JP Morgan Coin could be internal, it could be commercial, could one day become a consumer." The coin should find its use for retail payments. US bank giant JPMorgan Chase announced on February 14 plans to launch its currency crypto in the leading US bank, with the goal of increasing efficiency initially in its three operations. As a first step, JPM Coin will focus on international alignment of large companies, helping to speed up transactions that are currently taking days or more with existing options such as SWIFT. After this announcement, JPM Coin has found defenders and opponents in the community of cryptocurrencies. This week Bill Barhydt, CEO of Cryptocurrency Portfolio and Abra Investment Application, suggested that JPMorgan Chase

The Oneplus 5G phone makes its assured debut thanks to Qualcomm

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About the Mobile World Congress 2019, OnePlus has confirmed it will expose its future 5G device to the Qualcomm booth. Believing your word, the OnePlus 5G phone exposed in Barcelona, ​​but there is a problem. OnePlus and Qualcomm use this opportunity to show that the hardware exists and will work on the 5G network. So what you have is a phone embedded in a white plastic cover, underneath the curtain, with a real phone design, far from curious eyes. The new phone does not contain any indications: it is compatible with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 modem with an X50 modem and looks like it has a very large screen. The game demo uses a game that only puts about 20 MB of data on the phone, and the rest is streamed. That's why it's a great showcase for 5G because you've got the experience without lagging because of the 5G performance. Yes, in this case, this is the 5G network configured by Qualcomm and Ericsson at the stand, specifically for the 5G demonstration. So we

Microsoft And Telefónica To Work Upon Blockchain Innovation In Fresh Partnership Deal

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Telefónica, Spain's largest multinational telecommunications company, has teamed up with Microsoft to expand its digital innovations using blockchain and artificial intelligence, according to a statement released on February 25. Telefónica, which has formed numerous partnerships in the blockchain system over the past few months, will now use the Microsoft Azure platform to develop new services for the telecommunications sector. The agreement was concluded at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona. "Together, we will take advantage of the strength of Azure and Azure AI to create new and innovative experiences for millions of Telefónica users around the world and to shape the future of the Telefónica network," the statement said. from Microsoft, Satya Nadella. The scope of cooperation is considerably broad. According to Microsoft, this will include customer-oriented technological enhancements, based on the previous work of both companies. "More specificall

Adds Multiple DApps-HTC’s Blockchain Phone Exodus Partners With Opera Browser

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Smartphone Exodus focused on the TV channel developed by the gigantic HTC, announced the signing of a partnership with Opera Browser as well as the support of several DApps. The news was released on February 26 in a series of tweets posted on Twitter. The company announced support for Etheremon and Decentraland DApps in its integrated ZIONVault storage system. Also, according to the Verge report, the smartphone now supports Taiwan's DApp called Numbers. Numbers will track user data and allow them to sell their data to third parties for cryptocurrencies while retaining control over shared data and transparency for the companies concerned. Earlier compatibility of the blockchain phone included support for the encrypted wallet and DApp CryptoKitties. Additionally, adding Opera Browser to Exodus allows users to access their embedded browser cryptographic portfolio for payments and micropayments on sites that support it. The Verge reports that Exodus currently only supports E

Google Cloud Combines Enterprise-Focused Ontology’s Development Platform

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An enterprise-oriented ontology (ONT) development software was added to the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace platform, an article on support for the Ontology media released February 23. The new supported software, called ont_dev_Platform, is a set of tools to develop smart deals on the ontology block. The DApp product includes a block explorer, an integrated development environment (IDE), a smart contract, a SmartX, and an ontology testing environment. According to this announcement, this add-on makes the project "one of the first public chains that have a development platform on the major cloud service providers." This statement relates to the fact that ontologies are also available on Amazon, Web Services and Microsoft markets. From blue to December 2018. Launched by OnChain - Chinese companies also behind the 17th largest cryptocurrencies by Neo (NEO) with market capitalization - Ontology is a public blockchain aimed at facilitating the use of new technologies by

Liechtenstein’s Bank Frick Launches Institutional Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

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Frick Bank, headquartered in Liechtenstein, launched DLT Markets, a subsidiary of the institutional platform for cryptocurrencies, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch announced on February 22. According to the announcement of the bank, DLT Markets will offer institutional investors "a fully regulated and secure multi-currency exchange of digital asset classes." Edi Wögerer, CEO of Bank Frick, said: "Thanks to our spin-off, we offer our institutional clients a unique combination of financial technology companies and banks in the EU [.]" Roger Wurzel, who previously worked in business development at Bank Fricka, was appointed to the new branch office manager, according to a statement. A former bank development team and co-founder of the Styxchange cloud accounting company will be responsible for developing business at DLT markets. Frick Bank, based in Liechtenstein, has launched DLT Markets, a subsidiary of the institutional platform for cryptocurrencies, Cointeleg

Japanese Banking Giant Mizuho to Launch Its Yen-Pegged Stablecoin This March

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Japanese bank giant Mizuho Financial Group will present its custom bill for payments and remittances on March 1, local finance newspaper Nikkei Asian Review reported on February 21. In partnership with 60 or similar financial institutions that will host 56 million accounts, Mizuho's new digital currency platform "J-Coin" will directly link existing bank accounts to digital portfolios. Mizuho Financial Group is a public bank holding company with total assets of over $ 1.8 trillion as of 31 December 2018. The valuation would be managed by a dedicated mobile application called J-Coin Pay, which uses QR Codes to cash in to make retail payments. According to Nikkei, the currency will be a stable digital kit at the cost of 1 yuan (about $ 0.01) per unit, and transfers between the bank accounts and the J-Coin portfolio will be zero. Tatsufumi Sakai, CEO of Mizuho Sakai, told Nikki that "the arrival of all of these newcomers [in the digital payment space] undermin

Bitcoin Mining Alleged Scam Reported in Thailand

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Victims of alleged fraud in the cryptocurrency have filed complaints against the alleged perpetrator in the Thai Crime Threat Facility, Bangkok Post reported on February 18. According to the report, 30 people filed a complaint with the police, arguing that they had deceived them with alleged fraud, called "CryptoMining.Farm". This would result in a loss of 42 million dollars ($ 1.34 million). Local authorities suspect that 140 people are affected by fraud. CryptoMining.Farm, which has offices in Bangkok and Chiang Mai, promised investors an annual return of 70%, with the possibility of withdrawing funds at any time without any conditions. Bitcoin's exploitation deals (BTCs) suggested by the company ranged from three months to a lifetime. The defected person at Bangkok Post said: "But since August, the owner has begun to impose conditions for the withdrawal of money." Then, at the beginning of this month, it was announced that it would start returning in

Blockchain NEO Platform Opens Seattle Office Directed by Ex-Microsoft Exec

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The Chinese blockchain NEO platform will open a bureau in Seattle, the US, said in an official statement issued on February 15 to Cointelegraph. Former Microsoft CEO John deVadoss will run the new office. The NEO Global Development (NGD) office in Seattle will open this month and begin hiring, enabling the company to expand to the US market. According to a statement, NGD has developed partnerships with Microsoft and other companies. According to Erik Zhang, founder of NEO, Seattle's reputation for technological talent was one of the main advantages of establishing new offices: "Seattle has huge resources for developers and a strong innovation atmosphere. NEO has always attached great importance to technological development." daVadoos, who will run the office, previously worked in Microsoft and co-founded text messaging service. In Microsoft, deVadoss developed .NET in competition with Java / J2EE. NEO "uses blockchain technology including digital ide

Chinese Cryptocurrency Miner Predicts That Bitcoin Could Reach $740K

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Zhu Fa, the co-founder of Poolin, based on Chinese mining encryption, predicted that Bitcoin (BTC) could reach 5 million yuan (the US $ 738,000), the February 11 cryptographic journal announced. While Zhu noted that "now more like a bear market," he predicted that the next rise in prices would be 10 to 20 times higher than the previous one, Zhu also noted that a massive increase in prices, such as an increase in BTC for $ 20,000 in 2017, will not always exist, adding that the next increase could be the last. Professional forecasts on different aspects of cryptocurrency, space range from bullish to very bearish. At a blockchain event in April 2018, investment mogul Tim Draper predicted that by 2022 the price of bitcoins could reach $ 250,000. Earlier this week, Barry Silbert, chief executive officer and founder of Digital Currency Group and Grayscale Investments, said most digital signatures would "reach zero," he added. "Almost all the initial coin off

Sony's incoming XA3 mid-ranger will be announced as the Xperia 10

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I've written a few things about Sony Xperia XA3 and XA3 Plus to plan debit at the Mobile World Congress, but now it seems that phones will appear on the market as the Xperia 10 series. It is the Xperia 10 5.9 inch and the Xperia 10 Plus 6.5 inches. We do not know if they are names from the beginning. Maybe we're wrong with the XA3 because the new phones will be tracking the XA2 last year. This could be at least partially responsible for spreading the information pointing to the nickname XA3. Moving to "10" could be as easy as aligning the Sony Mobile Appointment convention with Apple's iPhone X and XS (10) and Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10. That would surely be something different from Sony Mobile. Concessions for naming smartphones in recent years. Roland Quandt from WinFuture has also revealed new names, which also confirmed: "through a trusted source" that new devices will work on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 platf

JPMorgan Wants to Launch ‘JPM Coin,’ Using Cryptocurrency to Speed Settlements

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US bank gig JPMorgan Chase (JPM) launches its cryptocurrency in the leading US bank, CNBC announced on February 14th. In a move that commentators might find unbelievable, the multinational lender will use its new property, called "JPM Coin," to increase settlement efficiency, initially in its three operations. Addressing the CNBC, Umar Farooq, who runs JPM, was very active in terms of blockchain technology options at the bank. "So everything that is currently in the world, as it passes in the blockchain, will be the payment leg of this transaction," he said to the network: "Applications are endlessly open-all that includes a large distributed book that includes companies or institutions can be used." The JPM Coin will initially focus on the international alignment of large companies, which will speed up transactions that are currently taking days or more using existing options such as SWIFT. Farooq added that a cryptocurrency could contin

Santander Enters $700 Million Deal to Use Blockchain And IBM’s Tech

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Banco Santander, one of the largest European banks and technological giant IBM, has announced the signing of an accelerating technology development agreement such as blockchain. The news was published in a statement released on February 13th. The goal of the five-year global technology agreement is to improve financial institution services by using new technologies (such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, and large data) provided by IBM. The agreement between IBM and the largest financial and credit group in Spain would be about $ 700 million. This transaction aims to reduce the annual costs associated with the bank's IT costs and "enable the Santander Group to develop significantly by the open, flexible and modern IT environment that it requires," the press release states. David Soto, general manager of the Santander group at IBM, allegedly said in a statement: "The Santander Group uses IBM technology to support their work in the area of ​​security a

Top Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance’s CFO: Business Still Profitable, Despite Bear Market

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Chief Financial Officer of Binance Cryptog Company - currently the world's largest trading daily - said his business is still profitable, despite the fall in the market. Chief Financial Officer Wei Zhou said it in an interview with CNBC on February 14th. While Bitcoin (BTC) lagged behind $ 4,000 in the past ten weeks and traded for around 20% below the $ 20,000 record, Zhou suggested that the stock market's profitability did not entirely depend on the overall market situation. "To this day, even in this bear market, we are doing a profitable business," he said. According to the CNBC, Zhou joined Binance in September 2018 after working as a financial director for the Chinese business Zhaopin and for the television advertising of Charm Communications, both of which were published under his authority. Asked whether Binance could take advantage of Zhou's experience in launching his public offering, the financial director replied that such plans were not in th

Lawyers for Israeli Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur Say White Paper Confers No Legal Responsibility

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Moshe Hogeg, an Israeli entrepreneur responsible for Stox (STX) blocking chain, denied the kidnapping of investor funds in response to a lawsuit against him. Israeli The Times reported on the situation on Saturday, February 9. As Cointelegraph wrote earlier in January, Chinese investor Zhewen Hu sued Stox and his founder for $ 4.6 million. Hu said he had invested around 3.8 million Ethereum (ETH) in the Ethereum-based platform for open source forecasting. According to the lawsuit, Hu predicted that the successful development of the prediction platform at the Stox market would increase the value of the original STX chip. However, the prosecutor estimates that only $ 5 million of $ 34 million was successfully raised to finance Stox. Also, Hu argues that Hogeg used the remainder of the amount to invest in other initial coin offerings (ICO), such as ICOM's telegram application, completed in April 2018. However, in response to a complaint lodged on February 5, Hogeg's law

Fundstrat Anticipates 2019 to Bring Incremental Improvements Supporting Higher Cryptocurrency Prices

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An introduction to the study and infographics that follow the main market trends from 2017 to the present. "We see nine incremental improvements in the landscape that eventually cost more," says Lee's tweet. An overview of the introductory chapter gives a short review of 2018 which, according to Fundstrat, was very disappointing. Analysts say that negative barriers, such as initial wake-off delivery (ICO) after mourners, adverse regulatory movements, and excessive business, have reversed some of the achievements of the crypt, including launching a lightning strike and portfolio growth. As a result, the year was more like "morning after thinking," the report said. However, in 2019 the situation will start to change slowly. The Fundstrat believes that it is still too early to talk about mass adoption, but notes that the cost of cryptocurrencies likely to have visible recovery: "Is 2019 the dominant age?" Nan. However, it is not necessary for

United States Trading Platform LedgerX Introduces Binary Wager on Bitcoin Halving

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The US trading and clearing platform, LedgerX, has announced a new type of single Bitcoin derivative contract (BTC), according to a blog published on February 5. A new product called LedgerX Division Contract (LXHC) represents a binary option - the option in which it is again or a fixed amount or nothing - and takes into account the next Bitcoin split estimate. Bitcoin sharing is an event that occurs once in four years, after which the number of new bitcoins created and earned by minors will be halved. The last time Bitcoin was halved was 2016, when the prize went from 25 to 12.5 BTC. LedgerX explains that the new derivative agreement will "enable fixed gain if the next blocked block (# 630,000) occurs before a specified date and time. If the block is discovered afterward, the contract expires at zero." Based on favorite network conditions, the date of the next block half is estimated at May 25, 2020. While binary options are traditionally known as gambling because

Xiaomi Mi 9 detected in the wild with a triple camera system

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Xiaomi expands its reach, settling in the UK in 2018 and seeking international growth. He booked a press event at the Mobile World Congress in February and could see the launch of a new leading product - Xiaomi Mi 9. The device that should be Xiaomi Mi 9 was observed in the wild, suggesting that this future leading boat would have a system with three cameras at the back, rather than Mi 8. A leak would be in the hands of Xiaomi exec, although there is little we can check here. Earlier rumors hinted that the Xiaomi Mi 9 would use Snapdragon 855, although it remains to be seen whether it will be 5G or not. There will probably be a 6.4-inch AMOLED display and a 48-megapixel camera as well as a built-in fingerprint scanner. This would mean that the new Xiaomi phone will adopt some of the Mi 8 Pro - scanner features - and that, seeing the phone in the executive power hand, there is no fingerprint sensor at the back of this phone. The latest conceptual images of Ben Geskina on Twi

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Still Maintains Bitcoin Will Be Internet’s Currency

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Twitter co-founder also chief executive officer Jack Dorsey again said he believed Bitcoin (BTC) would be the currency of the Internet. Dorsey gave his comments in an interview with the American comedian and podcast with Joe Rogan on February 2nd. During the interview, Dorsey said: "[Bitcoin] is something that was born on the Internet, which was developed on the Internet and tested on the Internet ... It's about the Internet." The executive director of Twitter has already confirmed the same fact, pointing out that in mid-May 2018 he considered Bitcoin a choice for the Internet. Dorsey is also the founder and executive director of Square Paying Company that allows its users to trade Bitcoin. When Rogan asked him if he was thinking of adding more crypts to the application, Dorsey responded negatively. As Cointelegraph reported in December last year, Square has proclaimed the Business of the Year of Yahoo Finance. A month earlier, Square discovered that in th

Wyoming Passes Bill to Acknowledge Cryptocurrencies as Money

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In the United States, Wyoming has adopted a law that will allow cryptocurrency to be recognized as a currency on 31 January. The Law on Wyoming issued a law on 18 January, which would help clarify the classification of cryptocurrency. As Cointelegraph reported earlier this month, the law will classify cryptographic assets into three categories: digital consumer assets, digital values, and virtual currencies. All digital assets in these three categories will be defined as intangible personal assets, giving virtual currencies the same treatment as the fiduciary currency. The law also allows banks to "provide digital immovable property services by this section to a written notice to the trustee for sixty (60) days". The law will come into force on March 1st, as stated on the Wyoming Legislature website. As Wyoming brings an account to recognize cryptocurrency as a currency, other countries in the world still do not know where the cryptocurrency is going. Mexico and

$5 Million Cryptocurrency Theft-20-Year Old Hacker Pleads Guilty

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After stealing a cryptocurrency worth $ 5 million out of 40 victims of SIM card swaps, 20-year-old Joel Ortiz admitted guilty to theft and accepted a 10-year plea bargain, Motherboard reported on Media Division VICE on February 1st. Ortiz accepted a plea agreement last week, said Erin West, the deputy district attorney in Santa Clara, California. He will be officially convicted on March 14. Authorities allegedly claimed that Ortiz was the first person to be convicted of a SIM card replacement crime. "We think justice has been done, and I hope it's a powerful message to this community," said Samy Taraz, one of the officers who investigated Ortiz. SIM card exchange criminals are increasingly used to steal usernames and pseudonyms and social media aliases, which can later be sold on the black market. Instagram's account "@t" would be sold for $ 40,000 in Bitcoin format (BTC). When exchanging a SIM card, hackers contact a telecommunications company th

Leaked out Is The Samsung's Galaxy S10E, the so-called 'cheap' model

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In just a few weeks, Samsung will present the next Galaxy S10, and we think there will be several models, including a cheaper version. Thanks to numerous reports and curves, it appears that Samsung announces an affordable Galaxy S10, called the Galaxy S10E. WinFuture even released 5.8-inch camera images, revealing its thicker glasses and two cameras. The next phone, which should sell for around $ 859, will not be cheap, at $ 100 more than Apple's initial iPhone XR. However, it will come to this price and with less desirable characteristics. For example, it should have a smaller battery and a flat screen that does not bend. Although he looks like his eldest brothers and sisters, he will have some small visual and technical differences. However, the new camera is broken and, strangely, the fingerprint sensor in place of the sensor is located at the back or below the screen. Samsung could present three more Galaxy S10 models later this month, including the S10, S10 Plus,

Cheaper than first guess New Samsung Galaxy S10 prices leak.

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- Beginning at €749 - Ceramic Samsung Galaxy S10+ tops out at €1,499 We've already seen price fluctuations on the following Samsung Galaxy S10 phones, but a new set of data leaks in Europe reveals that three devices could be cheaper than expected. Or, at least, at different prices in separate areas in Europe. According to information received from the online provider Ishan Agarwala, the Samsung Galaxy S10e would cost EUR 749 in the Netherlands and would be available in several colors. The Samsung Galaxy S10 standard will start at € 899, while the Galaxy S10 + will be offered at $ 999. The leading model, the Samsung Galaxy S10 + ceramic, black or white, with 1 TB of storage and 12 GB of RAM will cost € 1,499. These prices are lower than those previously released by TuttoAndroid, claiming that the startup phone would start at € 799 and the most expensive at € 1,599. But since this site is located in Italy, it may also be correct. Cost variations are not uncommon

PayPal First Aimed to Create Global Currency Similar to Cryptocurrency, Co-Founder Admits

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PayPal co-founder, Luke Nosek, said his company was originally planning to create a currency-independent bank and government, similar to cryptography. The video of his comments was uploaded to Bloxlive.Tv Crypto Streaming on Thursday, January 31st. On the round table at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland last week, PayPal or WeChat Pay, an integrated payment system used by the Chinese messenger, was asked to resolve various network transactions or cryptocurrency. Can also solve these problems. In response to this question, PayPal co-founder said: "Many people do not know that, but the initial mission of PayPal was to create a world currency irrespective of their interference with corrupt bank cards and governments that have depreciated their currencies." The company managed to build something economically very powerful, he continued. However, PayPal has never achieved its original goal and has become too centralized, too much associated with the largest

Creditor Protection in Nova Scotia Filed By Canadian Cryptocurrency Exchange QuadrigaCX

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After months and months of financial and legal difficulties, QuadrigaCX, the major crypto-valuation mall in Canada, has filed a claim to protect the creditor, according to a statement released on January 31. According to a statement published on the stock exchange website, the company has filed a petition for creditors in New Scotland for the Supreme Court by the CCAA. According to PwC Canada, "CCAA provides the company with the ability to avoid bankruptcy and allow creditors to get some form of payment for the corporation's debts." The statement also states that on February 5, the court will be called upon to appoint an audit firm "Big Four," Ernst & Young, as the independent third party to follow suit. This submission will allegedly offer QuadirgaCX "an opportunity to address significant financial issues that have affected our ability to serve our customers." The company said the attempts to "find and secure our very large foreign c