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It is reported, that Dublin City University and tech company network Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet are collaborating in order to create Ireland 1st blockchain technology master’s program, dubbed the “Master’s in Blockchain: Distributed Ledger Technologies” degree. According to the report, this 2-year part-time course is targeted for IT professionals working in Ireland.

It is reported, that decentralized crypto lending platform Cred has collaborated with crypto exchange Binance in order to provide its services to the Binance ecosystem. According to the report, within this partnership Cred will migrate a portion of its ERC-20 LBA tokens to Binance Chain, and will be an official lending and borrowing platform for the decentralized financial ecosystem.

It is reported, that Rakuten Wallet, which is subsidiary of Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, has collaborated with blockchain security company CipherTrace in order to insure AML compliance for its future crypto exchange. According to the report, within the partnership the CipherTrace will improve the safety of Rakuten Wallet’s investors, the protection of the integrity and exchanges’ compliance.

It is reported, that Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has officially warned the public that crypto project OneCoin is suspected to be involved in a scam, and advised not to deal with this company. According to the ASIC, the OneCoin company does not have a current Australian Financial Services license or an Australian Credit license from the ASIC.

It is reported, that the Deutsche Telekom’s T-Labs and Binance-listed project Fetch.AI will jointly work on development of decentralized IoT network innovations. According to the report, the Fetch.AI has signed a MoU with T-Labs. They will build and implement AEAs on the Fetch.AI test network to integrate them into IoT device communications.

It is reported, that encrypted messaging service Telegram plans to launch its Telegram Open Network in the Q3 of 2019. According to the report, investors received an internal memo with the information that the network would be launched later in 2019.

It is reported, that trading IT infrastructure firm Avelacom has collaborated with crypto exchange Seed CX in order to allow institutional clients of Avelacom to utilize Seed CX’s real-time market data and order-routing products.

According to BBC news report, in 2020 Facebook intends to launch its payments-focused cryptocurrency. Within the company new coin is for now named “Globalcoin”. It is reported, that tests for the new digital currency are expected at the end of 2019.

According to the report, the US crypto exchange Coinbase released that its payment processor Coinbase Commerce is now supporting Circle’s stablecoin USDC.  It is reported, that payment processors’ users are now able to accept USDC payments without any transaction fees.

It is reported, that Brazilian police have arrested 10 people suspected of operating a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme worth $210 mln. According to the report, Brazil’s tax agency also joined police on the case of Indeal company, which is suspected in collecting funds from 55 thousand investors. The company was attracting its victims by promising 15% payout in the 1st month after investing into crypto scheme.