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Anna Nov 13, 2019
Crypto Exchange Regulations Are Coming To Hong Kong
Financial regulators in Hong Kong will introduce clear cut rules to govern the operations of cryptocurrency exchanges. Meanwhile, reports show that fund managers continue to …
Anna Nov 12, 2019
French High School Students Will Learn About Bitcoin And Crypto
France is about to introduce an educational module to its high school curriculum that covers Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. In June, the French Ministry of National …
Anna Nov 05, 2019
Final Russian Nuclear Scientist Jailed For Mining Bitcoin At Work
A Russian scientist and former employee at the nation’s premier nuclear research facility was jailed on Oct. 24, for his part in a scheme to …
Anna Nov 04, 2019
Twitter Will Never Be A Part Of Libra Association, Says CEO
Jack Dorsey has said “hell no” to the thought of Twitter joining the Libra Association. He also said that he didn’t understand why the project needed its …
Anna Nov 02, 2019
Binance CEO: Putin Is the Most Influential Person in Blockchain
Changpeng Zhao, CEO of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, named Russian President Vladimir Putin as the most influential person in the blockchain industry. Cooperation with the …
Anna Oct 28, 2019
Opera Browser Adds Bitcoin Payments to Android Update
The Opera web browser has added bitcoin e-commerce and TRON integration to its Android app, the company said. The enhanced crypto functionality will let Opera …
Anna Oct 26, 2019
You Can Now Get a Master’s in Blockchain From a School in Malta
Malta, the “Blockchain Island” in the Mediterranean, has a government authority to certify distributed ledger platforms, regulations to manage smart contracts and a framework for …
Anna Oct 24, 2019
Why You Should Run Your Own Bitcoin Node?
Running a Bitcoin node is imperative if you want to trust that your Bitcoin transactions are being correctly verified and processed. Unfortunately, the perception is that setting …
Anna Oct 23, 2019
Facebook Wants a Series of Stablecoins For Libra Crypto Project
As the pressure continues to pile on Facebook, the social media giant is still determined to forge ahead with its grand crypto ambitions. As it …
Anna Oct 22, 2019
Libra Still Looks Confident When Loses Key Members And Potentially Forked
Earlier this week, initial members of the Libra Association formalized a governance structure after holding their inaugural meeting in Geneva. The transition happened just days after seven high-profile participants, …
Anna Oct 18, 2019
What Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Said in His Defense of ‘Free Expression’
Amid a sea of scorn, one U.S. Senator is praising Libra. Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) wrote a letter to Libra Association member Anchorage, a South Dakota-based …
Anna Oct 18, 2019
Cointelegraph Blocked in Russia
Cointelegraph’s website has become widely inaccessible in Russia as authorities added the domain to a registry of blacklisted sites. The blacklist Although Cointelegraph has been …
Anna Oct 18, 2019
Facebook Warns that China May ‘Rewire the World’ with the Digital Yuan
Facebook’s blockchain chief David Marcus has warned Washington that stopping the launch of Libra will open the door for China to steal a key advantage …
Anna Oct 18, 2019
G7 Confirms Libra Like Cryptocurrency Needs a Legal Basis
Social media giant Facebook has certainly rattled the regulatory feathers of global regulators with its grand plans for cryptocurrency world domination. Politicians and citizens alike …
Anna Oct 18, 2019
Central Banks Have Three Options for Crypto Regulations, Says Official
Denis Beau, the deputy governor of France’s central bank, Banque de France, recently delivered comments regarding the approach of central banks to cryptocurrencies. Establish appropriate cryptocurrency …
Anna Oct 18, 2019
Pressure on Libra From U.S. Intensifies as Congressman Suggests Bitcoin Instead
The majority of US politicians are anti-crypto and Bitcoin. Either through fear, or lack of knowledge, they view digital currencies as a threat to their …
Anna Oct 16, 2019
SoftBank's Claure announces to invest in Mexican startup Kavak
Japan’s SoftBank will invest in Mexican used car platform Kavak, the group’s chief operating officer Marcelo Claure said on Monday, adding to SoftBank’s growing portfolio …
Anna Oct 16, 2019
Facebook’s Libra Association Is Falling Apart
PayPal’s exit, eBay, MasterCard, Stripe, and Visa are all exiting the Libra Association overseeing the cryptocurrency. An they may not be the last to go. …
Anna Oct 15, 2019
Telegram Could Postpone Crypto Issuance After US Halts Token Sale
Telegram could delay the original plan of issuing its own cryptocurrency on the Telegram Open Network by Oct 31 after the U.S. Securities and Exchange …
Anna Oct 15, 2019
TZero-Backed Startup Wants to Launch Security Token Market
Boston Security Token Exchange (BSTX), a platform jointly owned by BOX Digital Markets and Overstock’s blockchain arm TZero. It has filed an application with the …
Anna Oct 11, 2019
UNICEF Launches Cryptocurrency Fund Supported by Ethereum Foundation
UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, has launched a cryptocurrency fund to support open source technology “benefiting children and young people around the world.” According …
Anna Oct 11, 2019
U.S adds China's top AI startups into backlist ahead of trade talks
The U.S. government widened its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence startups. This action is punishing Beijing for its treatment of …
Anna Oct 09, 2019
Hong Kong Securities Watchdog Issues Rules on Funds Investing in Crypto
Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has issued regulations for fund managers investing in “virtual assets.” In an Oct. 4 announcement, the financial market watchdog …
Anna Oct 04, 2019
Apple Will Not Create Its Own Digital Currency Like Facebook
Apple has no intention to follow Facebook in creating its own digital currency, the company’s CEO Tim Cook has said. Cook “not comfortable” about firms …
Anna Oct 03, 2019
Uber launches app connecting workers with businesses
Uber Technologies Inc said it launched an app called Uber Works to connect temporary workers looking to work shifts with businesses trying to plug gaps …
Anna Oct 02, 2019
Will Facebook's Libra Overtake Bitcoin Cryptocurrency And The Ethereum Blockchain?
On June 18th, Facebook announced the Libra blockchain and cryptocurrency, which raised many questions: What is Libra and how will it work? Is it a …
Anna Sep 26, 2019
Alibaba unveils self-developed AI chip for cloud computing services
Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd said on Wednesday it has developed a new chip that specialises in machine-learning tasks and which will be used to enhance services …
Anna Sep 26, 2019
Upbit Indonesia decided to list Klay on cryptocurrency exchanges
Tomorrow, cryptocurrency exchange Upbit Indonesia will list Klay, the cryptocurrency of South Korean instant messaging giant Kakao. South Korean news outlet The Korea Times reported the news …
Anna Sep 24, 2019
China’s Central Bank: Digital Currency Has ‘No Timetable’ for Launch
China has no specific launch date in mind for its digital currency, its central bank has said in fresh comments contradicting previous statements. Central bank governor: We need time …
Anna Sep 24, 2019
5 Major South Korean Banks Join JPMorgan Blockchain Project
5 of South Korea’s biggest banks have joined JPMorgan’s cross-border, blockchain-powered payments initiative, the Interbank Information Network (IIN). The network operates on Quorum – a platform …
Anna Sep 24, 2019
10 blockchain technology solutions for bussiness in 2019
Blockchain provides powerful encryption, autonomy, and anonymity. It has investment uses in different fields, including copyright preservation, cashless purchasing, and transaction security. But, how do …
Anna Sep 21, 2019
New Research About The Way Young Adults Drive the Cryptocurrency Revolution
A growing amount of recent research suggests that the overall increase in society’s acceptance of the technology is exponential and is concentrated among the youngest …
Anna Sep 20, 2019
Turkey announces plans for national blockchain infrastructure
The Turkish government has announced some plans to establish a national blockchain infrastructure to utilize distributed ledger technology in public administration. The Ministry of Industry …
Anna Sep 20, 2019
LINE officially launched a cryptocurrency exchange service
Messaging app LINE has officially launched a cryptocurrency exchange service for its 80 million users based in Japan, days after the platform received final regulatory …
Anna Sep 18, 2019
Bitcoin Not Accepted: Burger King's Crypto Foray Short-Lived
The German branch of Burger King has begun accepting Bitcoin on its website and mobile app, as reported by Cointelegraph on Sept 3. However the …
Anna Sep 16, 2019
Will Blockchain Stop Personal Data Leaks?
If you are one of the 2.4 billion active Facebook users, the probability that your data has been leaked, given the recent news of 419 million accounts …
Anna Sep 13, 2019
Facebook’s Crypto Will Solve All Goverment's Worries
The head of the nonprofit organization behind Facebook’s Libra digital currency has said that the company is committed to launching it and clearing all regulatory …
Anna Sep 12, 2019
Countries With Most Registered Crypto Exchanges
The United Kingdom, the United States, Hong Kong and Singapore are four nations which have the largest number of registered digital currency exchanges, according to …
Anna Sep 12, 2019
AWS Backs $100,000 to ‘Change the Face of Blockchain’ Competition
Recently, a the competition aims to solve how to calculate something called the verifiable delay function (VDF) in the shortest time was launched by the …
Anna Sep 11, 2019
Top Spanish football club will offer Crypto Fan Tokens
Atlético de Madrid, a Spanish football team, has teamed up with Chiliz, a sports blockchain, to create Fan Tokens – a platform that will give …
Anna Sep 11, 2019
Americans are piling on credit card debt, ignore recession warnings
One analyst’s estimate this week that Myspace’s “real” debt could be nearly 2000 percent of GDP attracted plenty of attention.  However, analysts who study consumer …
Anna Sep 10, 2019
Catalonia Build DLT-Based Identity Platform for Citizens
The Catalonia government recently announced that it would develop a decentralized identity platform to give citizens control of their own data when interacting with online …
Anna Sep 09, 2019
Following Samsung, LG plans to launch the next Blockchain smartphone
Considered to be the closest domestic rival to Samsung, in the near future LG would also launch blockchain smartphones as a response to Samsung’s newly …
Anna Sep 07, 2019
Blockchain and cryptocurrency technology is applied to save the Amazon
Rainforest Foundation US is a non-governmental and non-profit organization based in New York. The organization is currently hoping to support deforestation efforts with cryptocurrency and …
Anna Sep 05, 2019
Samsung launched a crypto-friendly version of the Galaxy Note 10
Samsung first revealed a cryptocurrency-friendly smartphone in March this year called the S10, which comes with digital wallets that support cryptocurrencies like ether (ETH) and …
Anna Sep 05, 2019
The German Party will pay for those who remove CO2 from the atmosphere
Germany’s Liberal Democratic Party vowed to pay for anyone who removes carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. Get paid to fight climate …
Anna Aug 30, 2019
Explore an effective way help you to understand Blockchains
Most people finds Blockchains is not an easy platform to use and understand. If you trudged through dense videos about it and nearly give up, …
Anna Aug 23, 2019
Shinhan Bank of Korea reached an agreement to develop Blockchain security system
According to Korean media, the second largest commercial bank in this country, Shinhan Bank, is implementing a Blockchain deployment project in internal processes in order …
Anna Aug 17, 2019
Libra: Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Is Launching in 2020
Recently, Facebook made headlines when they announced their plans for Calibra (a new Facebook’s subsidiary that focuses on financial services). Their goal shall revolve around …
Stella Aug 08, 2019
Shenzhen has issued 6 million bills of Blockchain in the past 12 months
Shenzhen, China’s big city, has issued nearly six million bills based on a blockchain in a year since it officially adopted the method in August …
Stella Aug 08, 2019
VIETNAMESE BUSINESS CEO Calling 12 million USD at Shark Tank Vietnam
From the first episode, Shark Tank Vietnam opened its doors with a “big deal”. Who is its owner? Like previous seasons, “Shark Tank Vietnam – …
Stella Aug 08, 2019
Price correlation between bitcoin and gold has almost doubled in the past 3 months
The correlation between digital gold and physical gold has nearly doubled in the past three months, according to new data from Bloomberg revealed on August …
Stella Aug 08, 2019
Ethereum market share fell below 8%, the lowest level since March 2017, dreaming of overtaking Bitcoin "too far away"
The market capitalization value of the Ethereum network has dropped below the level observed before its price increased galloping in 2017. The total value of …
Stella Aug 02, 2019
Burniske: Ethereum market trends can break up with Bitcoin
Investors in the electronic money market consider bitcoin a benchmark. The world’s leading decentralized assets by market capitalization have clearly decided the status of the …
Stella Aug 02, 2019
The Celsius Network has generated $ 2.2 billion of Crypto loans in 12 months
According to a press release released on August 1, crypto Celsius Network lending & borrowing platform has had $ 300 million deposited for lending in …