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Why the Birth of Bitcoin Can Be Traced Back to 1971

Why the Birth of Bitcoin Can Be Traced Back to 1971The world economy is a complex system that has undergone many different phases in the past century. As strange as it may sound today, there have been times when banking crises were rare, pay was rising alongside productivity, and the U.S. dollar would buy a certain amount of pure gold. Despite its obvious successes in […]

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Crypto Regulations Are Changing Worldwide to Comply With FATF Standards

Crypto Regulations Are Changing Worldwide to Comply With FATF StandardsGovernments worldwide are changing the way they regulate crypto assets to comply with the global cryptocurrency standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Some are amending existing laws, while others are creating a new system to cooperate and share data. Also read: China Publishes New Rankings of 37 Crypto Projects A New Crypto […]

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Venezuelan Nonprofit Eatbch Celebrates First Anniversary Amidst Hyperinflation

Venezuelan Nonprofit Eatbch Celebrates First Anniversary in the Midst of Hyper-InflationOn Sunday, Feb. 10, the creators of the charitable organization Eatbch, a nonprofit food drive powered by bitcoin cash, celebrated its one-year anniversary. Eatbch has come along way since its inception feeding Venezuelans thousands of meals alongside branching out to other less fortunate regions like South Sudan. Also read: BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x […]

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No, IBM’s Quantum Computer Won’t Break Bitcoin

IBM recently unveiled its Q System One at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019, with the company describing the quantum computer as being developed for “commercial use.” Despite numerous media outlets again decrying the imminent death of Bitcoin, IBM’s quantum system is not the game-changer that many are heralding it to be. Also Read: Japanese Regulator […]

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Exchange News: Huobi Trials EOS Exchange, Sharespost Enables Security Token Trade

Exchanges News: Huobi Trial Eos Exchange, Sharespost Facilitates Security Token TransactionIn recent cryptocurrency exchange news, Huobi’s EOS exchange has entered trial operations, Sharespost has facilitated a secondary trade of the BCAP security token, and Bithumb has obtained South Korean Information Security Management System certification. Also Read: Bisq DEX Launches DAO on Testnet as Developers Seek to Decentralize Governance  Huobi Launches Trial of EOS Exchange In the […]

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Wendy McElroy: From Drugs to Gold and Prostitution, the Blockchain Minimizes Violence

From Drugs to Gold and Prostitution, the Blockchain Minimizes ViolenceThe Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 9 From Drugs to Gold and Prostitution, the Blockchain Minimizes Violence The most obvious objection to relying on self-defense…and restitution to prevent and rectify rights violations, is that these measures will be inadequate to deter criminals…Most people […]

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South Korea Urges 14 Countries to Create International Discipline System for Crypto

South Korea Urges 14 Countries to Create International Discipline System for CryptoAt an annual international conference for regulators in Seoul, the South Korean Financial Supervisory Service urged regulators from 14 other countries to create an international discipline system for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings. The Korean government also outlined its current crypto countermeasures and pushed for better information sharing and international cooperation. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms […]

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Japanese Company Trials BTC and Smart Contracts in Real Estate Transactions

Japanese Company Trials BTC and Smart Contracts in Real Estate TransactionsA Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed company has built a cryptocurrency settlement platform for real estate transactions. The firm has tested the platform using BTC and smart contracts for property sales and has released its findings; many benefits were observed over the traditional method. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals BTC and […]

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Japan’s National Police Installing Crypto Transaction Tracking System

Japan’s National Police Installing Crypto Transaction Tracking SystemThe Japanese National Police Agency is reportedly installing a system to track the flow of crypto transactions in order to aid investigations of cryptocurrency-related cybercrime. The system is expected to be limited to major cryptocurrencies, according to local media. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Tracking Crypto Transactions Japan’s National Police Agency […]

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Bank of America Files Patent for Cryptocurrency Custody System

Bank of America Files Patent for Cryptocurrency Custody SystemThe Bank of America Corporation has filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office for a secure means for the storage and custody of cryptocurrencies. The filing describes a system for recording and storing data pertaining to cryptocurrency transactions designed for enterprises. Also Read: UK Banks Freeze Company’s Accounts After Owner Traded on Localbitcoins Bank of […]

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CBDC Could Have “Severely Negative Consequences” for “Bank-Dominated Payments System” – Former FDIC Chair

CBDC Could Have “Severely Negative Consequences” for “Bank-Dominated Payments System” - Former FDIC ChairThe former chair of the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Sheila Bair, recently published an article imploring the U.S. Federal Reserve to explore central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDCs). In the article, Mrs. Bair argues that the development of a state-issued cryptocurrency could “reduc[e] the risk of financial crises” and “improv[e] monetary policy tools.” Also […]

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PR: Ontology Launches Ecosystem Accelerator – Ontology Olympus Accelerator (OOA)

Ontology Launches Ecosystem Accelerator – Ontology Olympus Accelerator (OOA)Ontology, a new high-performance public multi-chain project and a distributed trust collaboration platform, announced the Ontology Olympus Accelerator (OOA). The program invites technology and product experts across fields to collaborate in entrepreneurship and build new distributed business applications based on Ontology’s next-generation public chain infrastructure to build an open-source, open-minded, and collaborative distributed trust ecosystem. The Ontology Olympus Accelerator program will provide complete technical, marketing, funding, talent, and legal compliance support. The Ontology Foundation will invest approximately 1.5 billion USD worth of tokens, all of which will be used to support the future development of existing startups and teams chosen.

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