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Cryptocurrency Daily Roundup - March.14

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Here is a summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

Trailer for crypto-centric crime thriller released

The trailer of the first crypto currency-centric movie from Hollywood has been released. The John Stalberg Jr.-directed movie, titled "Crypto - Fear is the ultimate currency" will be screened in select theaters on April 12. The initial response to the film was encouraging, as the trailer was viewed more than 312,000 times in 24 hours.

Coinbase Pro adds support for Stellar Lumens token

US-based crypto exchange Coinbase added support for Stellar Lumen (XLM), a payment token, on its professional trading platform Coinbase Pro. It has started accepting inbound transfers of XLM to Coinbase Pro from Wednesday. It aims to use XLM to enable quick and cheap money flow by connecting banks, payment systems and individuals through its distributed remittance platform.

Millennial women believe crypto can close financial gender gap

On International Women's Day, leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase teamed up with research firm Qriously to ask more than 6,000 women in the US and the UK about their thoughts on money, the role of technology in the world, and the current financial system. There is a predominant sense among college educated women that technology will have a positive impact on the financial system in the next 10 years.

Nasdaq's Market Surveillance Technology to be used by crypto Startup Bcause

Nasdaq Inc. announced that Bcause LLC, the creator of the world's first full-stack cryptocurrency ecosystem, will be launched on Nasdaq Market Technology. The crypto startup's markets will operate on Nasdaq's matching engine, clearing and market surveillance technology through the Nasdaq Financial Framework platform. The technology is expected to go live in the first half of fiscal 2019 with the launch of the new Bcause spot cryptocurrency market.

Kakao's Blockchain Unit Ground X Raises $90 Mln; Plans new offering

Ground X Corp., the blockchain unit of South Korean internet conglomerate Kakao Corp., raised $90 million through a private coin offering, bloomberg reported. The company, which would launch its blockchain platform Klaytn in June, is planning to repeat its coin offering as soon as this week for a similar amount, the report noted.

Current Prices

As of this writing, Bitcoin is climbing 0.16 percent or $6.30 at $3864.68 on Coinbase. Ethereum is up 0.32 percent or $0.43 at $131.84.

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