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Intercontinental Exchange CEO: Bakkt Will Launch Later This Year

The Intercontinental Exchange expects its much-anticipated crypto platform Bakkt to bring up to $25 million in expenses and launch “later this year.” The CEO of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) expects the firm’s digital asset platform Bakkt to launch later in 2019. The comment was made by ICE CEO Jeff Sprecher during an earnings call Thursday, […]

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Decentralized Browser Brave Becomes Default on HTC Blockchain Smartphone

Blockchain browser Brave will be pre-installed on HTC’s blockchain browser, supporting cryptocurrency networks. Decentralized browser Brave is now the default browser on a phone from major smartphone manufacturer HTC, technology news outlet CNET reported Dec. 10. Founded in 1997, HTC is a Taiwanese consumer electronics manufacturer, which was the leading smartphone vendor in the U.S. […]

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IBM Patents Blockchain System to Create ‘Trust’ Between AR Game Players, Real World Locations

IBM has applied for a blockchain patent aiming to deter augmented reality game players from intruding on undesirable locations. Major global tech giant IBM has applied for another blockchain patent, this time aiming to deter augmented reality (AR) game players from intruding on undesirable locations. The tech firm’s latest patent document was released by the […]