Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development recently published a list of the 30 individuals that the Italian government has tasked with developing the country’s regulatory strategy with regards to distributed ledger technology (DLT) and cryptocurrencies. Among the individuals are alumni of the United Nations, the European Parliament, the European Commission, and the Italian Chamber of Commerce. […]Bitcoin News.
12/29/2018 / 20:40:08
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Speaking as part of a testimony to the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Development, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Jay Clayton expressed optimism that the distributed ledger technology (DLT) sector will ''facilitate capital formation.” Clayton also discussed the enforcement actions taken by the SEC in regulating initial […]Bitcoin News.
12/14/2018 / 20:55:37
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In this edition of The Daily, cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced support for multiple accounts and we’ve got all the details. Elsewhere, digital asset exchange Huobi wants to launch a regulated platform for institutional investors under its Gibraltar license. Finally, we cover a warning about an unauthorized crypto brokerage that has been issued by regulators […]Bitcoin News.
12/08/2018 / 14:15:24
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The Government of Malta this week announced the signing of a joint declaration of cooperation on Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT). They joined a group of six other Southern European countries; France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Greece, and Cyprus. Transformative Technology The countries released a joint-statement noting a shared view that the digital sphere is an ideal policy area for future cooperation. It also claims that DLT (a.k.a. blockchain technology) and other emerging technologies, such as 5GRead MoreThe post Six EU Nations Sign Agreement to Regulate Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
12/07/2018 / 18:00:26
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published its 2019 fiscal year pre-solicitation document. Throughout the 27-page letter, the organization explains that it wants to dedicate resources toward creating blockchain forensic applications that can analyze privacy-centric digital asset movements. Prior efforts have addressed bitcoin analytics and now the agency wants surveillance tools for cryptocurrencies […]Bitcoin News.
12/04/2018 / 02:50:08
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A key component of blockchain technology, smart contracts, have caught the eye of LabCFTC, which have subsequently released a guideline for them. Disruptive technology can be confusing and concerning for some. Stepping into the great unknown can be scary and trepidation is only natural. However, it is essential that businesses and even average people move...Live Bitcoin News.
11/29/2018 / 18:00:32
Major online retailer Overstock expects to finalize a deal to sell its retail operations by February. The Utah-based company is selling the business so it can solely focus on the cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology (DLT) sector. Also Read: Bitcoininfo.ru Wins Court Case Against Ban Overstock Expects to Soon Sell Retail Business According to The Wall […]Bitcoin News.
11/24/2018 / 23:15:30
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Ernst Young, one of the largest professional services firms in the world, will be hiring 2,000 employees in India in the next three years as part of its plan to build up its digital solution services in a number of domains including blockchain technology. EY to Invest $1 Billion to Expand into Blockchain, AI EY, which...NewsBTC.
11/23/2018 / 23:00:38
CoinSpeakerAfter Soft Launch Covesting Announces New Trading Competition With $5,000 Prize FundCovesting, the fully compliant and licensed cutting-edge trading platform, has revealed the details of a new Trading Competition after the platform’s recent soft launch.After Soft Launch Covesting Announces New Trading Competition With $5,000 Prize Fund
11/23/2018 / 08:53:01
From buzzword to industry-disrupting technology, blockchain technology continues to a significant topic of interest around the world. Even with the current decline in the cryptocurrency market, major corporations still seem intent on investing in the emerging technology. Blockchain Technology Isn’t Going Away Writing for Forbes, Yoav Vilner says that the prevailing consensus is that blockchain...Live Bitcoin News.
11/20/2018 / 18:00:05
In Friday’s edition of The Daily, we look at Bitsane’s decision to list tether (USDT) and trade it against the euro. We also cover two other recent announcements in the crypto-space. Digital asset trading platform Covesting is launching operations in Gibraltar, where it has obtained a distributed ledger technology license. And Swissone, a Zug-based digital […]Bitcoin News.
11/16/2018 / 12:45:20
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As FinTech continues to reimagine new business models for finance, a high-profile financial regulator believes it can also be used to enforce derivative laws more effectively. J. Christopher Giancarlo, the chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), highlighted distributed ledger technology (DLT) and how it can automate regulations for derivative markets while speaking at the D.C.The post Distributed Ledger Tech (DLT) can Automate Regulation: CFTC Chairman appeared first on CCN
11/11/2018 / 07:30:34
In recent regulatory news, the chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission has predicted that distributed ledger technology will soon be adopted by the CFTC to monitor the financial markets, and a supervisor of the REACT Task Force has emphasized the priority placed on policing SIM swapping in Northern California. In addition, Germany’s […]Bitcoin News.
11/11/2018 / 03:45:05
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Companies are turning their noses up at the word blockchain, claiming that it’s too over-hyped, according to new research. Changing the B-Word to DLT Once it seemed that everyone was searching for ways to add the word blockchain to their company name. Last October, it was reported that On-Line Plc, a British company, had seen...The post What’s in a Name? Over-Hyped ‘Blockchain’ Being Ditched in Favor of ‘DLT’ appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
11/09/2018 / 04:00:41
The chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that he wants to adopt blockchain to ''keep pace with those who attempt to defraud, distort, or manipulate” financial markets. CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Envisions Compliance Built into Business Operations Through Smart Contracts J. Christopher Giancarlo spoke about the use of blockchain and machine...NewsBTC.
11/09/2018 / 00:00:51
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In today’s edition of The Daily, we cover several different reports about the cryptocurrency ecosystem. The first was written by a cybersecurity firm that’s trying to identify the safest exchanges through which to trade. The second report offers a detailed breakdown of the market based on a host of different parameters, while another shows that […]Bitcoin News.
11/08/2018 / 09:20:58
CFTC chair Christopher Giancarlo explained how DLT can be used to help the agency more efficiently regulate markets during a speech Wednesday.
11/07/2018 / 19:01:31
When it comes to explaining this never-ending bear market, positive affirmations seem to be the rationale du jour. Here’s another ''HODL on FFS” theory that forecasts the eventual crypto-boom by drawing comparisons between the Dot-com era and the nascent blockchain industry. Crypto = Dot-com Era? Benedict Evans, a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, recently tweeted that “crypto today” is nearly identical to the internet in 1993 and 1999. Evans went on to explain that in theRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/01/2018 / 04:00:46
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The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has announced that it will accept public feedback through Nov. 2 on draft rules it recently published to regulate blockchain projects, but the proposed legislation has already drawn a mixed response from distributed ledger technology (DLT) analysts. Also Read: Bitstamp Confirms Acquisition by South Korean Company Strict Rules for DLT Users […]
10/30/2018 / 12:15:05
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Centralized data servers might not cope with the power AI needs. At best, they can be least slow and expensive. Could blockchain-based decentralized marketplaces for computational power be the answer? Artificial intelligence (AI) — much like the internet of things (IoT) and blockchain — is set to become a foundational technology. These technologies will not only integrate but could also rely on each other to exist. According to Forbes and Gartner, by 2020, 85% of customerRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/29/2018 / 07:00:52
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) believes that distributed ledger technology could streamline processes in the industry as well as assist with regulation adherence. Visiting brick-and-mortar banks or financial institutions can be soul-crushing. You need to get there early to ensure that you’re first in line when those doors open. If you’re not, you could be in...Live Bitcoin News.
10/24/2018 / 05:00:48
NYU economics professor Nouriel Roubini, commonly known as Dr. Doom in mainstream financial media circles, is a long-established Bitcoin and cryptocurrency skeptic. In his latest rant he focuses on blockchain technology and the people promoting it. Also Read: Research: Corporations Fail to Deliver on Blockchain Hype, Scalability a Top Concern Greedy White Men Roubini, who […]Bitcoin News.
10/16/2018 / 17:05:50
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Coinfloor, the oldest operational cryptocurrency exchange in the U.K., has become the first company to secure a distributed ledger technology (DLT) license in Gibraltar. Also Read: 19 Companies Licensed to Operate Crypto Exchanges in Philippine Economic Zone British Overseas Territory Recognizes First Offshore Crypto Entity The London-based crypto exchange, which is backed by Transferwise founder Taavet […]Bitcoin News.
10/16/2018 / 15:50:45
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Controversial economist and professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, Nouriel Roubini, has long been a detractor of cryptocurrencies, first warning investors against the ''scam” in 2013. Since his widely reported tirade against the cryptocurrency, its price has risen 11x, mainly due to increased adoption and growing promise. Despite being undeniably wrong about...NewsBTC.
10/15/2018 / 21:30:21
In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency regulations, industry leaders have urged U.S. lawmakers to provide regulatory clarity or risk a crypto firm exodus, a Greek representative to the European Parliament has advocated for a lightweight cryptocurrency apparatus to avoid stifling innovation across the distributed ledger technologies industries, and the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority has […]Bitcoin News.
10/01/2018 / 10:25:53
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The chief of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, said Friday that the institution has "no plans" to issue a digital currency, Reuters reports.
09/14/2018 / 14:11:36
Bitcoin is many things to many people. To some, it is a peer-to-peer version of electronic cash, just as Satoshi intended. To others, it’s a store of value, while yet others see it as a system for remittance. When it comes to Bitcoin’s ledger – the blockchain – interpretations are equally divided. This presents a […]Bitcoin News.
09/06/2018 / 10:30:11
Malta continues to take the lead in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector with an interesting new development in the educational sector. The University of Malta and the Malta Information Technology Agency have signed an agreement where a fund of EUR300,000 will be made available for those students who wish to pursue their studies in blockchainCCN
09/02/2018 / 11:49:39
Despite market struggles, cryptocurrency and blockchain are in full swing across Asia, and companies looking to hire certainly have no shortage of prospective candidates. Asia: Cryptocurrency Landscape Taking Shape The number of blockchain and crypto-related startups has rapidly increased in Asia over the last few years. Some believe innovation in both industries could breathe new life into struggling economies and spur on nations to become global leaders in fintech. Some leaders, like Congressman Jason HsuRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/01/2018 / 07:00:53
While trust has long been the main issue preventing institutional investors from entering the cryptocurrency market, Covesting, one of the first ever exchanges to receive a highly sought DLT license, is set to break this barrier.CoinSpeaker.
08/31/2018 / 08:13:31
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Authorities in Hong Kong have taken steps to attract fintech specialists who can support its economic development. The government of the Chinese region has prepared a list of needed professions from several related fields, including distributed ledger technologies and asset management. Also read: China Escalates Crackdown, Russia Chases Shadows, UK Warns of Scams Hong Kong […]Bitcoin News.
08/30/2018 / 03:55:19
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A recent study indicates that the blockchain craze isn’t dying out yet. Buoyed by its findings, media and experts in India have commented that the country can become one of the leaders in the field. Also in The Daily, an Australian university now offers an online blockchain programming course, Russia has announced a plan to create […]Bitcoin News.
08/29/2018 / 11:55:36
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Gartner, Inc., a research and advisory firm specializing in the financial and IT industries, recently published a report that asserts blockchain has entered the “trough of disillusionment” with regards to the technology’s lifecycle of hype and adoption. Also Read: Bitmain Unveils New 18 Terahash Water-Cooled Bitcoin Miner Blockchain Enters ''Trough of Disillusionment” According to Gartner ''Hype […]The post Blockchain Enters ''Trough of Disillusionment” According to Gartner appeared first on Bitcoin News.
08/24/2018 / 09:05:23
Once a sure way to get a meeting, startups building blockchain solutions are focusing more on the benefits of their products than the tech itself.
08/22/2018 / 08:00:15
The overall blockchain industry growth has attracted a lot of attention. That is only natural, as it seems there is a genuine interest in exploring the possibilities created by this technology. Even so, it seems various individuals consider themselves ''experts” when it comes to blockchain. The rise of self-professed blockchain experts will not be slowing […]
08/21/2018 / 16:00:30
Despite the fact that the overall cryptocurrency market has declined with around 70 percent since January 2018, interest in blockchain-based technology grows stronger. Yet another major company, UPS, demonstrates its serious intentions for implementing DLT in its operations. UPS Boards the Blockchain Bandwagon The shipping giant UPS has filed an application for a patent with the US Patent & Trademark Office. The company seeks legal protection for a system which takes advantage of blockchain-based technologyRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
08/21/2018 / 07:00:07
In recent regulatory news, Spain’s Central bank has issued a report favoring the development of a central bank-issued digital currency (CBDC), the president of Taiwan’s central bank has advocated caution regarding CBDCs, the Blockchain Research Institute has published a summary of recent roundtable discussions calling for great regulatory clarity, and a Russian court has a […]Bitcoin News.
08/12/2018 / 12:58:00
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While IBM has been cautious to back cryptocurrency projects, the New York-based technology giant has still been doing its best to make a successful foray into the blockchain space. But as some skeptics see it, IBM hasn’t done much to make a meaningful impact on this flowering industry. IBM & Blockchain — Is It Really...The post Despite Spending $160 Million a Year, IBM Blockchain is Still Lacking Adoption appeared first on NewsBTC.
08/10/2018 / 15:00:06
Archaeologists are arguing that a pre-modern stone money used by Micronesian islanders resembles a precursor to bitcoin and distributed ledger technology. Also Read: Largest Cannabis Community Market in Israel to Accept Bitcoin Payments Archaeologists Highlight Similarities Between Micronesian Stone Money and Bitcoin Scott Fitzpatrick, an archaeologist at the University of Oregon in Eugene, has argued that […]Bitcoin News.
07/30/2018 / 20:45:28
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Could blockchain help China avoid its next vaccine scandal – or at the very least, allow for more conversation about such issues?
07/29/2018 / 09:00:49
Distributed ledger technology may add $5 billion to Indian economy in the next five years, according to NASSCOM’s VP Industry Initiatives. The non-profit trade association, which represents the sector of software and services companies in the country, has backed blockchain technology for many years. NASSCOM Promotes Blockchain In India for Its Potential for Economic Growth...The post Blockchain May Add $5 Billion to Indian Economy In The Next Five Years, Expert Says appeared first on NewsBTC.
07/28/2018 / 14:24:35
In recent regulatory news, the CFTC chairman has warned that the regulator is falling behind its international counterparts with regards to virtual currency and blockchain regulations; a U.S. Congressional bill is advocating the incorporation of cryptocurrencies into the regulatory mandate of FinCEN; and a candidate of the Wisconsin Libertarian Party is accepting donations in the […]Bitcoin News.
07/26/2018 / 21:15:35
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Despite the industry’s multi-hundred billion dollar market cap, an astonishingly high percentage of all cryptocurrency projects do very little to differentiate themselves and add little to no value to existing projects. The exceptions, the projects that do bring something new to the table, often receive significant attention and tremendous price appreciation. One example of this […]
07/26/2018 / 00:00:47
The +CityxChange consortium, which includes the IOTA Foundation, has won a bid to lead a new smart city lighthouse project under an EU research and innovation program. A total of €30 million euros worth of backing has been committed, the majority from the EU, for seven EU cities to experiment with smart positive energy innovations. A total of 25 enterprises and organizations, including distributed ledger technology innovator IOTA, form the +CityxChange consortium. The group, whichRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
07/09/2018 / 05:00:42
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