Japan the Next Country to Mint a Digital Currency?

With finance ministers and central bank governors having recently discussed cryptocurrency regulations at the G-20 summit, Japan is taking notice at home. Leaders at the Bank of Japan (BOJ), Ministry of Finance (MOF), and Financial Services Agency (FSA) have held a number of meetings to determine whether the country should become next in line to […]

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The U.S. Needs to Step up and Embrace Blockchain Technology

Distributed ledgers, i.e. blockchain applications and cryptocurrencies are completely separate things, but that doesn’t reflect the U.S. budget and intentions. Trump has once again completely ignored the need for the U.S. to begin integrating blockchain technology in the governmental structures of the country. A recent Forbes article reveals how close the U.S. President Trump is […]

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Digital Money Foundation Laid, Blockchain In Banking Years Away

A recent report by a Major United States bank JP Morgan Chase suggested that current blockchain developments are lying down the foundation for digital money, but adoption is still years away. A report published by JP Morgan on Feb. 21 suggests that the finance industry is moving beyond blockchain technology. Blockchain in banking still years […]

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Half of Predictions Are Right Half the Time — BTC’s Halving Divides Opinions

The renowned Mike Novogratz, founder of digital assets merchant bank Galaxy Digital, has once again voiced his predictions on the price of Bitcoin (BTC) in light of the impending Bitcoin halving set for May 2020. According to Novogratz, the inceptive cryptocurrency will likely breach the $20,000 benchmark in 2020. The prediction comes a couple of […]

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Bitcoin Cash Faces ‘Slow Death’ After Alleged $30M Hack — Commentator

Altcoin Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has become the subject of intense speculation after a major investor claimed he lost $30 million in a wallet hack.  In a now-deleted Reddit post from Feb. 22, the investor, who appears to be Dreamhost founder Josh Jones, said the attacker also stole 1,500 Bitcoin (BTC) worth $14.4 million.  Hacker steals […]

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Brave Browser Wants the UK to Use GDPR to Crack Down on Google

The team behind Brave Browser thinks that Google has an unfair competitive advantage due to its massive trove of user data. In a submission filed with the United Kingdom’s consumer protection agency, Brave argued that the country’s failure to enforce European data protection laws gives Google an unfair advantage. Brave’s stance In an interview with […]

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Bank of Korea Launches Blockchain Bond Research

According to the Bank of Korea and the financial market on the 18th, KHNP is selecting a provider at the end of last year and developing a blockchain bond system. The difference with current bond transactions is that the records maintained by the Korea Securities Depository are transformed into a distributed ledger format where multiple […]

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Juventus Soccer Club Offers Digital Trading Cards through Sorare

The Italian soccer team Juventus has a number of traditional collectibles available for purchase by its fans, but this week it’s taking them into the digital age. The sports club announced on Feb 19. it would be offering digital trading cards of its players through the blockchain-enabled platform Sorare. By using Ethereum technology, Sorare will […]

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