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Animoca and Harmony Acquire Quidd to Expand Sale of Crypto Collectibles

[ad_1] Blockchain gaming startup Animoca has partnered with the blockchain network Harmony to jointly acquire the digital collectible startup Quidd, with the intent of using its services to build a new ecosystem for crypto collectibles.Harmony shared news of the development with Cointelegraph via a press release. According to the announcement, Animoca is planning to onboard its games and brands to the Quidd platform after the acquisition is complete. As noted in
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VeChain Releases Blockchain-Encrypted Wine Bottles For Australian Winemaker

[ad_1] Public enterprise blockchain platform VeChain has partnered with Autralian winemaker Penfolds to release a case of blockchain-encrypted wine bottles for sale, as part of its Wine Traceability Platform (WTP) initiative.More specifically, the launch of Penfolds Bin 407 in July marks the beginning of VeChain’s WTP phase 2, per a press release from VeChain on Aug. 6. The bottles from this case are reportedly available at the Waigaoqiao International Alcohol
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Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Hires Former Cumberland Exec

[ad_1] Mike Novogratz's crypto investment bank Galaxy Digital hired a former exec at crypto trading giant Cumberland as head of global sales.According to an internal notice to Galaxy Digital’s counterparties, Wall Street veteran David Gross joined the company, crypto media outlet The Block reports Aug. 6.In his new position, Gross will be working on boosting sales in three units of Galaxy’s business, and will be reporting to president Chris Ferraro,
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Media Misreports BTC Futures Status, Option ‘Coming Soon’

[ad_1] Earlier this week, United States-regulated crypto derivatives and clearing platform LedgerX was reported to launch the first physically settled Bitcoin futures contracts in the country, therefore stealing a march on Bakkt and ErisX. However, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) soon refuted that information by stating that the exchange has not yet been properly cleared by the agency. Now, a LedgerX official has told Cointelegraph that the media publication that