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BOSAGORA Unveils Micropayment Protocol ‘Flash Layer’

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

The company is expanding its ecosystem by solidifying a foothold for completing an advanced and decentralized blockchain platform, including the DAO roadmap it recently announced.\nFlash Layer is a layer 2 payment protocol that operates on BOSAGORA\xe2\x80\x99s network.

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  • The company is expanding its ecosystem by solidifying a foothold for completing an advanced and decentralized blockchain platform, including the DAO roadmap it recently announced.\nFlash Layer is a layer 2 payment protocol that operates on BOSAGORA\xe2\x80\x99s network.
  • Compared to Lightning Network of Bitcoin or zk-Rollups of Ethereum, Flash Layer is far faster in a transaction with much lower charges.\nThe Flash Layer delivers a number of advantages, including strong security based on encoded updates in real-time and nearly no bugs by going through vast tests.
  • It is expected to be valuably used in diverse Dapps linked with real-world life as it allows for large-scale and frequent transactions with low charges safely and rapidly.\nAlong with the unveiling Flash Layer through YouTube live streaming, BOSAGORA had chances of communicating with global users.\n\xe2\x80\x9cThe release of the Flash Layer marks a milestone that visibly demonstrates the development capability of BOSAGORA,\xe2\x80\x9d said Kim In-hwan, President of BOSAGORA.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cIn the months to come, we will introduce a variety of Dapps linked with real-world life by using the Flash Layer in the platform.\xe2\x80\x9d\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005433/en/\n'

ePIC Blockchain Completes $7.5 Million Series A Financing Round

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 11:00am

b'ePIC Blockchain Technologies Inc.("ePIC"), North America\xe2\x80\x99s sole Blockchain semiconductor design and mining rig vendor, announced today the completion of its Series A funding round for USD 7.5 million.

Key Points: 
  • b'ePIC Blockchain Technologies Inc.("ePIC"), North America\xe2\x80\x99s sole Blockchain semiconductor design and mining rig vendor, announced today the completion of its Series A funding round for USD 7.5 million.
  • Fort Capital Partners advised ePIC in the evaluation and structure of the offering.\n\xe2\x80\x9c2021 will be a stellar year for ePIC,\xe2\x80\x9d said Henry Quan, Chief Marketing Officer of ePIC.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWith a strong order book and a surging cryptocurrency market, ePIC is poised to become a major supplier of mining rigs worldwide.
  • ePIC is currently shipping Mining Rig for Siacoin and has 2 ASIC Mining Rigs slated for release during 2021.

Beth.Technology Announces Major Rebrand to I/O Fund

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:30am

The I/O Fund specializes in tech microtrends and has outperformed other popular tech focused innovation funds on the market.

Key Points: 
  • The I/O Fund specializes in tech microtrends and has outperformed other popular tech focused innovation funds on the market.
  • I/O Fund competes at the highest level and offers full transparency for individual retail investors.\nThe I/O Fund also features a free public newsletter with past stock coverage that included Roku at $33 , Zoom at $137 , and Bitcoin around $9,500 .
  • I\xe2\x80\x99m extremely proud of our team, and our market-beating results.\xe2\x80\x9d\nFor more information about I/O Fund, please visit our website at http://io-fund.com/ .\nI/O Fund is an actively managed fund that offers in-depth research and real-time trades.
  • I/O Fund empowers retail investors by offering a transparent portfolio alongside institution-level research and real-time notification of entries and exits.

Blockchain-Based SaaS Platform ShelterZoom That Transforms Documents and Contracts into Fully Digital, Intelligent Assets, Ramps Up Staffing with New CTO and CRO Hires as Company Continues to Expand

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 3:05pm

ShelterZoom provides an industry-agnostic, smart-contract-based SaaS platform that transforms records, documents and contracts into fully digital, interoperable and intelligent assets.

Key Points: 
  • ShelterZoom provides an industry-agnostic, smart-contract-based SaaS platform that transforms records, documents and contracts into fully digital, interoperable and intelligent assets.
  • The twin appointments were announced by Chao Cheng-Shorland, ShelterZoom Corp.\xe2\x80\x99s Co-Founder and CEO.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWith these two exciting hires, ShelterZoom is positioned for dramatic expansion in the fast-growing world of secure, virtual documents and contracts,\xe2\x80\x9d Cheng-Shorland said.
  • A market leader in blockchain and the 2021 Fintech Breakthrough Award Winner for Best Contract Management Platform, ShelterZoom is more than just a software company.
  • ShelterZoom is changing the way the global market thinks about remote operations and collaboration.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210414005548/en/\n'

Mentor Capital Rotates from COVID into Bitcoin Space

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:11pm

b'Mentor Capital, Inc. (OTCQB: MNTR) announced that it will be participating in the Coinbase IPO today on behalf of Mentor shareholders, and is adding a cryptocurrency and Bitcoin focus for any ongoing excess cash of Mentor.

Key Points: 
  • b'Mentor Capital, Inc. (OTCQB: MNTR) announced that it will be participating in the Coinbase IPO today on behalf of Mentor shareholders, and is adding a cryptocurrency and Bitcoin focus for any ongoing excess cash of Mentor.
  • Mentor Capital, Inc. CEO, Chet Billingsley notes, \xe2\x80\x9cAs Covid-19 drops off, we are rotating out of our efforts in the Covid business segment.
  • Mentor has also exited our small initial portfolio in public vaccine companies and will apply those funds into the Coinbase IPO today.\xe2\x80\x9d\nMr.
  • Billingsley adds, \xe2\x80\x9cThe Coinbase IPO is a significant milestone in the acceptance of Bitcoin and other crypto currencies in the financial world and business community.

BitPay Joins Square-Founded Crypto Patent Effort COPA

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:30pm

b'BitPay , the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, today announced a partnership with the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) to share open source projects and use a shared patent library.

Key Points: 
  • b'BitPay , the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, today announced a partnership with the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) to share open source projects and use a shared patent library.
  • COPA acknowledges that cryptocurrency technology is built on the collaborative efforts of a community made up of developers, engineers, and designers.
  • So, BitPay pioneered blockchain payment processing to enable borderless payments using cryptocurrencies like BTC, BCH, ETH, DOGE and stablecoins USDC, GUSD, PAX and BUSD.
  • BitPay offers consumers a complete digital asset management solution that includes the BitPay Wallet and BitPay Prepaid Card, enabling them to turn digital assets into dollars for spending at tens of thousands of businesses.

Leading Dutch crypto exchange LiteBit partners with RIDDLE&CODE to pave the way towards regulatory compliance and launch the next generation of crypto services

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 9:15am

\xe2\x80\x9cThese requirements have turned out to be quite burdensome and have forced several crypto-related businesses to close or leave the Netherlands.\xe2\x80\x9d\n\xe2\x80\x9cCrypto exchanges across the industry are prioritising compliance with regulatory obligations.

Key Points: 
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThese requirements have turned out to be quite burdensome and have forced several crypto-related businesses to close or leave the Netherlands.\xe2\x80\x9d\n\xe2\x80\x9cCrypto exchanges across the industry are prioritising compliance with regulatory obligations.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe partnership with RIDDLE&CODE and the use of the cutting-edge TMP enables us to be compliant with both current and future regulations.
  • The cloud-based platform manages all aspects of key generation, custody, AML, regulatory compliance and token management.
  • LiteBit supports investors in buying, selling and managing crypto, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and more than 50 other types of coins.\n'

W Technologies, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire 100% Curisin Corp through a Merger with a Subsidiary of W Technologies, Inc.

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --W Technologies, Inc., ("W Tech or the Company"), (OTC: WTCG)announced today that it signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Curisin Corp. through a reverse merger with a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.

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  • b'BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --W Technologies, Inc., ("W Tech or the Company"), (OTC: WTCG)announced today that it signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Curisin Corp. through a reverse merger with a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.
  • Curisin recently acquired the assets of an accredited digital healthcare platform in India that will form the foundation for building possibly one of the largest blockchain healthcare platforms in the world.
  • Any such forward-looking information is expressly qualified in its entirety by this cautionary statement.
  • Moreover, the Company does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of such forward look information.

ZK International's Subsidiary xSigma Announces NFTs Launches for NBA Players Dwight Howard and Michael Beasley on the xSigma NFT Marketplace, while the industry sales surpassed $1 billion in Q1 2021

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:13pm

Professional NBA players Dwight Howard of the Philadelphia 76ers and Michael Beasley of the Los Angeles Lakers will launch their NFTs exclusively on the xSigma Marketplace.\nThe sales will take place in the early summer of 2021 on the xSigma NFT Marketplace.

Key Points: 
  • Professional NBA players Dwight Howard of the Philadelphia 76ers and Michael Beasley of the Los Angeles Lakers will launch their NFTs exclusively on the xSigma Marketplace.\nThe sales will take place in the early summer of 2021 on the xSigma NFT Marketplace.
  • Partnering with the athletes, xSigma will create the NFTs for them and host sales on the NFT Marketplace.
  • While Bitcoin reached its all-time-high of $64,000, the cumulative NFT sales has surpassed $1.1 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to Messari.
  • More celebrities are joining the NFTs space, which xSigma believes, is a good sign of mass adoption of the technology.

BIT Mining Limited Announces First Closing of BTC.com Businesses Acquisition

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:04pm

b'SHENZHEN, China, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BIT Mining Limited (NYSE: WBAI) ("BIT Mining Limited" or the "Company"), a leading cryptocurrency mining enterprise, today announced the first closing of its previously announced transactions (the "Transactions") contemplated by the share exchange agreement, as amended (the "Share Exchange Agreement"), dated February 16, 2021, with Blockchain Alliance Technologies Holding Company ("Blockchain Alliance"), a Cayman Islands company and a "Non-U.S.

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  • b'SHENZHEN, China, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BIT Mining Limited (NYSE: WBAI) ("BIT Mining Limited" or the "Company"), a leading cryptocurrency mining enterprise, today announced the first closing of its previously announced transactions (the "Transactions") contemplated by the share exchange agreement, as amended (the "Share Exchange Agreement"), dated February 16, 2021, with Blockchain Alliance Technologies Holding Company ("Blockchain Alliance"), a Cayman Islands company and a "Non-U.S.
  • Person" as defined in Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
  • The Company has also entered into a definitive agreement with Bee Computing (HK) Limited, a 7-nanometer cryptocurrency mining machine manufacturer, in order to help sustain the Company\'s continued growth.
  • The Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under law.\n'