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Ripple Up More Than 90% In Last 24 Hours...
Ripple revealed that it plans to create 55 smart contracts that will hold 1 billion XRP each. Every month, one of these contracts will expire, making the associated digital tokens available for use.
By viper1 on 2017-12-14 19:09 UTC
Antwerp to invest in intermodal projects -
The port of Antwerp plans to invest EUR 1.4 mln over the next 3 years in 7 private-sector projects aimed at developing intermodal services.
By PortToday on 2017-12-14 09:21 UTC
After Bitcoin Spike, MtGox Creditors Want to Yank the Failed Exchange Out of Bankruptcy...
MtGox creditors who want to benefit from bitcoin's rise in value have asked a Japanese court to pull the exchange out of bankruptcy.
By viper1 on 2017-12-13 18:17 UTC
IOTA admits it has no formal partnership with Microsoft...
Following some speculation from the cryptocurrency community, IOTA has come out to clarify that it currently has no formal partnership with Microsoft, despite its announcement from earlier in November. This means that the Redmond giant has not yet contrib
By viper1 on 2017-12-13 18:07 UTC
Japan-South Korea blockchain payments enter trials Friday...
TOKYO -- Banks in Japan and South Korea begin tests Friday of blockchain technology from U.S. developer Ripple, aiming to achieve same-day internation
By viper1 on 2017-12-13 03:04 UTC
South Korea to hold emergency meeting on cryptocurrencies, measures expected Friday...
South Korea's government has called an emergency meeting to discuss the trading of cryptocurrencies, and measures on the market will be announced on Friday, a central bank official said on Wednesday.
By viper1 on 2017-12-13 03:00 UTC
It's Official: Bitcoin Surpasses "Tulip Mania", Is Now The Biggest Bubble In World History...
That's right: as of this moment it is official that bitcoin is now the biggest bubble in history, having surpassed the Tulip Mania of 1634-1637.
By viper1 on 2017-12-13 00:00 UTC
Global Ports in Russia will get 12 Kalmar straddle carriers -
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Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will supply 12 Straddle Carriers CSC 340 to First Container Terminal in St. Petersburg, Russia, a key terminal of Global Ports.
By PortToday on 2017-12-12 12:27 UTC
China launches world's largest automated container terminal (video) -
Yangshan automated port in Shanghai, the largest automated container terminal in the world, started its trial operations on 10 December 2017.
By PortToday on 2017-12-11 16:11 UTC
Russian Arctic port Sabetta dispatches first LNG -
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The two LNG tankers loaded at the port of Sabetta first LNG produced at the Yamal LNG plant and set off eastward heading to the markets in Asia.
By PortToday on 2017-12-11 16:10 UTC
Amex and Blockchain Platform Ripple Partner Up...
American Express (Amex) sent waves through the financial and payment sector this past Thursday partnering up with Ripple, the cross border payment platform that seems to be seeping into every payment channel now. Ripple has signed on over 100 financial institutions to the RippleNet including: Bank
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-12-08 22:25 UTC
Gdansk receives EU subsidy for port expansion -
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The Port of Gdansk has become one of the two Polish entities to receive funding from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme amounting to EUR19.9mln
By PortToday on 2017-12-07 15:14 UTC
Bitcoin Tops $13,000 - Bigger Than Citigroup...
For the first time in history, the price of Bitcoin has surpassed $13,000 (rising from $12,000 in less than a day). For those keeping track, this is how long it has taken the cryptocurrency to cross the key psychological levels: $0000 - $1000: 1789 days $
By viper1 on 2017-12-06 21:08 UTC
CMA CGM sells NOL’s terminal in Los Angeles for USD 820 mln cash -
The CMA CGM Group completed the sale of its 90% equity interest in Global Gateway South terminal (GSS) at the port of Los Angeles, United States.
By PortToday on 2017-12-06 12:28 UTC
APMT’s sale of terminals at Pipavav Port, JNPT on hold -
APM Terminals recedes from selling its port facilities at Pipavav and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in India due to regulatory problems.
By PortToday on 2017-12-06 11:03 UTC
CVS, Aetna merger: What it means for you...
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U.S. retail pharmacy CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) is reportedly nearing a deal to buy Aetna (NYSE:AET), one of the nations largest health insurance companies, which provides coverage for more than 46 million Americans.
By ceres on 2017-12-04 15:41 UTC
CVS to buy Aetna for $US69 billion...
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CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $US69 billion ($A97 billion) deal that will help the US pharmacy chain provide more health care and keep a key client, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-12-03 22:54 UTC
Our World Would End If Starbucks Disappeared...
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No matter what your stance on Starbucks is, you cannot ignore its cultural impact. Take a look at the history of Starbucks through this Visual Series!
By CelticCoffeeCrush on 2017-12-02 17:15 UTC
COSCO tops global container carriers in Q3 2017 by volume, Maersk #2 -
In Q3 2017, COSCO Shipping has overtaken Maersk Line by container liftings for the first time, becoming the worlds container carrier #1
By PortToday on 2017-11-29 20:23 UTC
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