Tag: Brazil

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Brazilian Cryptocurrency Exchange Wins Injunction Against Bank Who Closed Its Account

Brian Evans - Aug 02, 2018

Brazilian cryptocurrency exchange Walltime has recently won a court battle against local bank Caixa Econômica Federal, forcing it to unfreeze its account holding more than $200,000 worth…

Adoption
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BRICS Summit: Major Banks From Member States Sign MoU on DLT Research

Brian Evans - Jul 27, 2018

Five major banks from each BRICS member state have agreed to conduct a joint study of blockchain tech implementation

Banking
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BRICS Bank Consortium to Research Blockchain Applications

Brian Evans - Jul 26, 2018

BRICS nations' state-owned development banks plan to research blockchain technology for international transactions and other products.

Brazil
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Brazilian Bitcoiner Sees Passport Suspended after Slamming Tax Service

Brian Evans - Jul 23, 2018

A popular Brazilian YouTuber has been prohibited from leaving the country after he slammed the country’s federal revenue service, the Receita Federal, in one of his videos.…

Bitcoin Crime
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Brazilian Police Bust Gang Who Used Bitcoin to Launder Millions of Dollars

Brian Evans - Jul 17, 2018

Brazil’s Federal Police has recently arrested 12 individuals connected to a gang that allegedly used bitcoin to launder “millions of dollars” earned smuggling drugs into Europe, Asia,…

Altcoin News
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Brazilian Football Teams Ink Partnerships with Crypto Startup Inoovi

Brian Evans - Jul 04, 2018

Two Brazilian football teams, Atlético-PR and Corinthians, have reportedly recently signed partnerships with Hong Kong-based crypto startup Inoovi, which recently launched its “IVI” token specifically for the…

Adoption
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Brazil’s Central Bank Develops Blockchain Data Sharing Platform for Financial Regulators

Brian Evans - Jun 21, 2018

Brasil’s security and exchange commission, pension authority will be able to share data with the central bank’s new blockchain platform

Banco Central do Brasil
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Brazil’s Central Bank Unveils Blockchain Data Exchange Platform for Regulators

Brian Evans - Jun 20, 2018

Brazil’s central bank has unveiled details of a newly-developed blockchain platform that will be used to facilitate information exchange between the country’s financial regulators. Dubbed ‘Pier’, the…

Brazil
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Brazil’s Central Bank Plans Blockchain Data Exchange for Regulators

Brian Evans - Jun 20, 2018

Banco Central do Brasil is building a blockchain platform to ensure the authenticity of data exchanged between financial authorities.

Bitcoin
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Brazilian Entrepreneur Creates Bitcoin-Powered Coffee Machine

Brian Evans - Jun 17, 2018

Ricardo Reis, a Brazilian entrepreneur, has recently created a bitcoin-powered coffee machine, in an attempt to show the flagship cryptocurrency has various potential use cases as actual…