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Roundup – 13/04/2019 – L.A. Times accepts Basic Attention Token (BAT) & more

L.A. Times accepts Basic Attention Token (BAT)

The Brave Browser that uses the Basic Attention Token (BAT) has a new well-known partner in its network. The partnership creates another use case for BAT. Readers of the LA Times can now access paywall content with the Basic Attention Token. The newspaper indicates its circulation with around 650,000 newspaper during the week and around 950,000 Sundays which makes it the 5th largest newspaper in the USA.

European Union launches International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications

The European Union officially launched the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA). Among the 100 members are some globally known players like Accenture, Deutsche Telekom and IBM. INATBA founded itself last month as a branch of the European Association of Blockchain with the goal of supporting the interoperability, promote standards and regulations to roll out the innovative blockchain technology and to profit from it.

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MUFG – the Fifth Largest Bank of the World Will Launch a Stablecoin

The Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) has announced that it will launch a stablecoin this year. As reported by Cointelegraph Japan, the banking group will release the MUFG Coin later this year.MUFG is the largest financial group in Japan and will likely be the first Japanese bank to emit its own digital currency. In the case of MUFG, it is a stablecoin, that the bank will back in 1:1 ration with Japanese yen.

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