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NFL Players Union Strikes Deal to Help Athletes Earn Crypto

The players’ union for the National Football League (NFL) is partnering with a blockchain startup to help athletes license products on a decentralized network. Announced Tuesday, the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) plans to encourage its members to provide commentary, livestreams and other content for the FanChain platform, thereby earning revenue for themselves outside […]

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New Crypto Mining Malware Targeting Corporate Networks, Says Kaspersky

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have uncovered a new form of cryptojacking malware targeting corporations in multiple countries, the cybersecurity firm reported Thursday. PowerGhost, a form of fileless malware – which uses a system’s native processes to hijack a computer – has reportedly been spreading on corporate networks in India, Brazil, Colombia and Turkey. The software mines an […]

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South Korean Telecoms Giant KT Has Built Its Own Blockchain

KT Corporation, one of the two largest telecoms companies in South Korea, has launched a proprietary blockchain network, aiming to apply the technology across areas including ID verification, data roaming and energy trading. According to a report from CoinDesk Korea, the firm revealed its KT Network Blockchain on Tuesday, boasting a throughput of 2,500 transactions per second […]

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Another $1 Billion Blockchain Fund to Launch With Government Backing

Another Chinese city is launching a fund worth over $1 billion in order to support the development of blockchain focused enterprises. The district government of the Jiangbei new area in Nanjing city announced the plan to launch the 10 billion yuan (around $1.4 billion) blockchain fund last Friday. The project will be funded through a public-private partnership, […]

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UK Central Bank Says New Payments System Will Be Blockchain Friendly

The Bank of England’s updated payments system will be compatible with blockchain-based financial technology forms, Reuters reported Monday. The announcement is the latest in the BoE’s ongoing efforts to modernize its Real-Time Gross Settlement system (RTGS), which is essential for banking and trading in Britain and handles transactions worth around ‎£500 billion annually, or almost a third […]

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