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Nasdaq to Add Bitcoin and Ethereum Indices Later This Month

American stock exchange Nasdaq plans to launch two new indices tracking crypto prices on February 25th. The company announced the news on its website yesterday. The indices that will be launched are the Bitcoin Liquid Index (BLX) and Ethereum Liquid Index (ELX). Both will provide real-time price updates every thirty seconds for clients that use Nasdaq’s Global Index Data Service …

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Chainalysis Raises $30 Million from Accel, Other Investors in Series B Round

New York-based blockchain intelligence company Chainalysis has raised $30 million in a Series B funding round led by venture capital giant Accel. The news was confirmed in a blog post on Chainalysis’ site earlier today. According to the post, the round was led by Accel “with participation from existing investors,” which could include Benchmark, Techstars, and FundersClub. Generally, it is …

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Wall Street Blockchain Alliance Joins Blockchain Consortium R3

According to a press release published yesterday, the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) has joined blockchain consortium R3 in an effort to develop solutions on Corda, which is a decentralized platform built by R3 on the Ethereum blockchain for use by financial institutions. Said CEO of the WSBA Ron Quaranta: “We are pleased to partner with R3 and introduce our …

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Survey: 13% of Amazon Customers Would Consider Purchasing an Amazon Cryptocurrency

According to a recent report published by financial website Investing.com, Amazon shoppers would be open to purchasing a larger selection of products on the platform, including cryptocurrency. The report surveyed more than 1,000 Amazon shoppers in an effort to shed light on the level of trust they place in the company. Notably, the survey asked which Amazon-branded products – a …

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