Palestinian Militant Group Has Received 3,370 Bitcoins in Donations Since 2015: Report – CoinDesk

A Palestinian militant group took millions of dollars-worth of bitcoin donations to finance its operations, according to a new report. Obtained by the Jerusalem Post and reported Sunday, the report from the Israeli International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) found the al-Nasser Brigades, the military wing of the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC), used bitcoin sent from […]

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Mobile Phone Retailer Joins China’s Blockchain Land Grab With US Startup Investment – CoinDesk

Dixintong Technology Group, whose parent company, D.Phone, is one of the largest smartphone retailers in China, has entered the blockchain space by acquiring a minority stake in a U.S. startup called Monsoon Blockchain. The two companies confirmed to CoinDesk that the purchasing agreement was signed on Jan. 7, but declined to disclose any financial terms […]

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Bitfury Invests in Shyft Network to Build Decentralized Identity Products – CoinDesk

The Bitfury Group has made what it calls a “strategic acquisition” in decentralized credential provider Shyft Network as it prepares to build out government-facing identity products. Bitfury would not supply the total investment in the product. The deal as outlined in a December 11 press statement will see Bitfury invest in Shyft’s Financial Action Task […]

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