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Binance Partners With CipherTrace in Latest Compliance Push

| Leigh Cuen

Binance is partnering with the blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace to beef up its anti-money laundering procedures.

New $50 Million Fund Makes First Investment in Blockchain ID Startup

| Yogita Khatri

A new $50 million VC fund set up by Nasdaq-listed company Okta has invested in its first startup, blockchain identity project Trusted Key.

New iPhone-Controlled Crypto Vault Promises ‘Bank-Grade’ Security

| Ian Allison

ConsenSys-backed Trustology has launched an iPhone-controlled crypto vault service it says is secure enough for financial institutions.

Binance Tightens Compliance, Turning to IdentityMind for KYC

| Yogita Khatri

Binance is moving to boost compliance and data security through a new partnership with Medici Ventures portfolio firm IdentityMind.

Ex-NATO Chief, Danish PM Now Advises Blockchain Firm Concordium

| Yogita Khatri

A former prime minister of Denmark and secretary-general of NATO has joined blockchain identity startup Concordium as a strategic advisor.

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Angry Bitcoin Fans Delete Coinbase Accounts to Protest Neutrino Acquisition

| Leigh Cuen

Upset Coinbase users are closing their accounts after the crypto exchange acquired an analytics startup with a controversial past.

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SoftBank Eyes Blockchain to Solve Issues With Online Authentication

| Yogita Khatri

Japanese telco SoftBank is exploring blockchain tech as a way to improve upon current centralized and fragmented ID and authentication services.

Accenture’s New Blockchain App Lets Users Tip ‘Sustainable’ Producers

| Anna Baydakova

Accenture has announced a prototype blockchain-based supply chain app designed to reward business practices that conserve natural resources.

Hands-On Preview of Samsung’s Galaxy S10 Phone Reveals New Crypto Details

| Daniel Palmer

A hands-on preview of Samsung's just-unveiled flagship phone, the Galaxy S10, reveals new details of the device's upcoming crypto features.

LA Kings Now Let Fans Verify Merchandise Using a Blockchain App

| Daniel Palmer

The U.S. ice hockey team has launched a blockchain-based app allowing fans to ensure their merchandise and memorabilia are the real deal.