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Blockchain

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 | 1 week ago
Rhode Island Introduces 'Economic Growth Blockchain Act'
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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 | 3 weeks ago
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Bitcoin Mining

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 | 1 month ago
FinCEN Rehires Chainalysis Exec to 'Confront Emerging Threats'
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FinCEN Rehires Chainalysis Exec to ‘Confront Emerging...

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 | 1 month ago
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Blockchain

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 | 1 month ago
IMF Discusses digital currency
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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 | 2 months ago
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Blockchain

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 | 2 months ago
Central Bank Crypto Still 10 Years Away, Says Former ECB Vice President
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Central Bank Crypto Still 10 Years Away, Says Former ECB Vice...

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 | 2 months ago
Consensys fires 14% of staff
Blockchain

ConsenSys to Cut 14% of Jobs Amid Major Restructuring

New York-based ConsenSys, one of the leading blockchain developers, announced a major restructuring that will cut about 14% of its workers. Product Teams Will Not Be Affected ConsenSys...

Anatol Antonovici | 2 months ago
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Blockchain

IBM Announces New CEO, is This Good For Blockchain?

IBM CEO, Ginni Rometty, is stepping down after 8 years of service. She is being replaced by executive Arvind Krishna. Rometty has been a great supporter of the distributed ledger...

Anatol Antonovici | 2 months ago