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Wall Street Veteran Has More Than 50% of His Portfolio In Bitcoin: Here’s Why

Bitcoin has faced a strong correction over the past week. Since the highs of ~$12,000 set last week, the leading cryptocurrency has dropped 20%. As of this article’s writing, BTC...

Nick Chong | 4 months ago

Lithuania’s Central Bank to Fully Deploy its Blockchain Platform By Year-End

The Bank of Lithuania announced that it had completed the research phase of its blockchain project called LBChain. The central bank now plans to deploy the platform by the end of 2020...

Anatol Antonovici | 8 months ago

Sberbank Buys 5,000 Blockchain ATMs as Russia Ponders Criminalizing Crypto Use

Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank, is buying more contactless ATMs that are powered by blockchain, according to local news agency Izvestia. Interestingly, the move comes amid a...

Anatol Antonovici | 8 months ago
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Ripple-Backed Forte Adds 5 More Gaming Partners

Ripple partner Forte announced that it had teamed up with five game developers to leverage its blockchain platform for mobile and PC games. Forte Partners with Makers of Power Rangers...

Anatol Antonovici | 10 months ago
Rhode Island Introduces 'Economic Growth Blockchain Act'

Rhode Island Introduces ‘Economic Growth Blockchain Act’

The state of Rhode Island introduced a bill, March 11, to establish an ‘economic growth blockchain act’. The aim of the bill is to create a blockchain-friendly business...

Emilio Janus | 10 months ago
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Is the Bitcoin Network Becoming Unsustainable?

The electricity used to power the Bitcoin network is enough to power the Czech Republic more than once over. New figures by a PwC researcher have shown that the Bitcoin network uses...

Luke Whelan | 11 months ago
FinCEN Rehires Chainalysis Exec to 'Confront Emerging Threats'
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FinCEN Rehires Chainalysis Exec to ‘Confront Emerging Threats’

Chainalysis chief technical counsel Michael Mosier will return to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network in a new role as Deputy Director and Digital Innovation Officer. According to...

Christina Comben | 11 months ago
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JPMorgan: Blockchain Is Laying the Bedrock for Digital Money

JPMorgan released a report last Friday, detailing the global enthusiasm for blockchain technology in the financial sector. In the 74-page report, JPMorgan described several projects...

Luke Whelan | 11 months ago
IMF Discusses digital currency

IMF Advises Eastern Caribbean States to Trial Digital Currency

IMF suggested that a digital currency underpinned by blockchain would boost the resources and capacity of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU), a region that comprises St Kitts...

Anatol Antonovici | 12 months ago
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Bank of Korea Sees No Reason for Central Bank Digital Currency

Bank of Korea sees no need to generate a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), an official shared the regulator’s position. Despite the overwhelming presence of cryptocurrency...

Christine Vasileva | 12 months ago
Central Bank Crypto Still 10 Years Away, Says Former ECB Vice President

Central Bank Crypto Still 10 Years Away, Says Former ECB Vice President

Former Banque de France governor, Christian Noyer, suggested that a consumer-focused central bank digital currency (CBDC) could still be 10 years away, despite current interest from...

Emilio Janus | 12 months ago

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