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R3 Doubles London Office Size in Anticipation of Growing Branch

[ad_1] New York-based enterprise software firm R3, known for its enterprise blockchain platform Corda, has doubled the size of its London Wall office. Business intelligence firm Mondo Visione reported on the company’s new hiring goals on Aug. 1.According to the report, R3 has increased the size of its London branch as partial accommodation for the company’s intended 85 global hires by the end of 2019. Out of the 85, over
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Blockchain Browser Brave Launches Token Tipping Service for Twitter Users

[ad_1] The blockchain-based decentralized internet browser Brave now allows Twitter users to tip content creators with its native Basic Attention Tokens (BAT).Brave discussed the public launch of its token tipping service in an announcement on Aug. 1, wherein users can reportedly specify the amount they wish to tip a given Twitter account, and the recipient will receive their tip in BAT directly. The announcement also lists a number of features associated
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Brazilian Cryptocurrency Brokerage Wins Lawsuit Over Closed Bank Account

[ad_1] Brazil-based cryptocurrency brokerage M Intermediação e Prestação de Serviço Ltda. has won a lawsuit against Banco Bradesco, which was initiated after the bank closed M Intermediação’s account.Cointelegraph Brazil reported the legal victory in a report on August 1. According to the report, M Intermediação uses the Bitcoin network as well as traditional bank accounts to let their users make deposits and withdrawals in both Bitcoin (BTC) and Brazilian reals.The
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Square Doubles Bitcoin Revenue, Generating $125 Million via Cash App in Q2

[ad_1] Payments company Square has generated $125 million in Bitcoin (BTC) revenue in the second quarter of 2019 through its mobile payments service Cash App.Square released the information in the company’s Q2 2019 shareholder letter on August 1. According to the letter, the company’s Bitcoin revenue benefited in part from the number one  cryptocurrency’s price rally over the quarter. As a result of this price growth, there was also a
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NYAG Argues Against Continued Stay of Demands for Bitfinex

[ad_1] The New York Office of the Attorney General (NYAG) has submitted a letter to Justice Joel M. Cohen, arguing that cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and affiliated Stablecoin firm Tether should not be granted a continuing stay of demands.The NYAG submitted its letter on August 1 — the latest chapter in the New York Attorney General’s ongoing case against Bitfinex, parent company iFinex and Tether, in which the state alleges a