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IBM’s Blockchain Patents: From Food-Tracking and Shipping to IoT and Security Solutions

cointelegraph | 10-15-2018

IBM’s 89 blockchain patents, or how the company has set an impressive pace to catch for tech giants in the decentralized space

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Binance Opens Its First Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange – Binance Uganda

blokt | 10-15-2018

After four months of anticipation, Binance Uganda will officially open up trading by accepting deposits and withdrawals of Ugandan Shillings on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. According to the press release, Binance Uganda will also begin standard Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures. Binance Uganda Opens up Trading According to the official statement, Binance announced the launch […]Binance Opens Its First Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange – Binance Uganda was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

Categories: Exchange|Trading|BTC|Blockchain
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Premier Educational Institutions Invest in Crypto, Including MIT, Stanford, and Harvard

blokt | 10-15-2018

The Senate Banking Committee has been hearing testimonies from various stakeholders in the cryptocurrency industry and their opposers. Legislators are yet to decide if cryptocurrency, and thus the technology behind it, is the most significant technological innovations of this generation or the “mother of all scams,” as notable economist Nouriel Roubini calls it. However, away […]Premier Educational Institutions Invest in Crypto, Including MIT, Stanford, and Harvard was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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‘Too Many Disappointing ICOs’. Crypto Payment Startup Launches With ‘No Funding’ Strategy

cointelegraph | 10-15-2018

A blockchain-based startup which aims to make crypto payments more prolific has embraced a no funding strategy – launching with an array of features #SPONSORED

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Report: Barclays Drops Plan for Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

bitcoin.com | 10-15-2018

Barclays (LSE: BARC) has reportedly scrapped its plan to launch a cryptocurrency trading desk. However, it remain unclear whether the U.K. banking giant is acting under pressure from regulators or for other reasons, such as insufficient demand for crypto-related services from hedge funds. Also Read: Research: Corporations Fail to Deliver on Blockchain Hype, Scalability a […]The post Report: Barclays Drops Plan for Cryptocurrency Trading Desk appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Has Bitcoin Bottomed Out With its Last Dip at $6,200? Investors Optimistic

newsbtc | 10-15-2018

Since Bitcoin found a foothold in the $6,200-$6,800 range in early-August, crypto traders have been doing their best to discern where this unpredictable market will head next. But, with positive crypto-centric news becoming commonplace, there has been an unprecedented number of investors, commentators, and industry leaders that have foreseen a bottom in the tumultuous cryptocurrency market. “Last...The post Has Bitcoin Bottomed Out With its Last Dip at $6,200? Investors Optimistic appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Gibraltar MoC: Regulation Will Ensure Blockchain Firms’ Sustainability

financemagnates | 10-15-2018

We spoke to Alberto Isola about Brexit, cryptocurrencies and his efforts at turning Gibraltar into a blockchain hub

Categories: Blockchain|Regulation
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Wallet App and ‘Identity Hub’: New Blockchain-based ID Solutions Planned by Microsoft

coinspeaker | 10-15-2018

The technical giant Microsoft is getting more into the blockchain as it has presented two decentralized business products served for users’ digital identity protection. The post Wallet App and ‘Identity Hub’: New Blockchain-based ID Solutions Planned by Microsoft appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Blockchain Refresh: Why KPMG's New Strategy Focuses on Customs

coindesk | 10-15-2018

Big Four consultancy KPMG is expanding its blockchain activities beyond pure financial services work to explore a less-traveled path.

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North Dakota Regulator Issues Cease and Desists Against 3 ICOs

ccn | 10-15-2018

The North Dakota Securities Department last week issued cease-and-desist orders against three companies promoting initial coin offering (ICO) in the state. Karen Tyler, the Securities Commissioner, named Crystal Token, Advertiza Holdings (Pty) Ltd., and Life Cross Coin aka LifecrosscoinGmbH, as the latest offenders involved in illegal business practices related to cryptocurrencies. Investigations found that the accusedThe post North Dakota Regulator Issues Cease and Desists Against 3 ICOs appeared first on CCN

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Bitcoin Cash Latest News, BCH Price Analysis

coinnounce | 10-15-2018

Published on CoinnounceAs the cryptocurrency market is itself very much non-deterministic in nature, advancements in the Crypto domain are hard to follow. Therefore, the article interesting recovers recent advancements with respect to Bitcoin Cash.   Achievements of Bitcoin Cash The price Surge of Bitcoin Cash can be related to the listing of Bitcoin Cash on the Gemini […]The post Bitcoin Cash Latest News, BCH Price Analysis appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange sells nearly 40% of its shares

cryptonewsreview | 10-15-2018

Bithumb looks to bounce back from a tricky year, by raising some $350m through selling a large stake in itself… A sizeable deal has been put together in South Korea, centring on the cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb. Bithumb is one of the area’s most prominent exchanges, and it’s been revealed that at the end of last […]The post Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange sells nearly 40% of its shares appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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Ripple Latest News, XRP Price Analysis

coinnounce | 10-15-2018

Published on CoinnounceAs the cryptocurrency market is itself very much non-deterministic in nature, advancements in the Crypto domain are hard to follow. Therefore, the article interesting recovers recent advancements with respect to Ripple. Various updates with respect to Ripple In recent days, according to news, it has come to the knowledge that Ripple would be one of […]The post Ripple Latest News, XRP Price Analysis appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Corporations are struggling with blockchain, with scalability a key issue

cryptonewsreview | 10-15-2018

Corporations are falling behind expectations when it comes to blockchain implementation, according to new research from Greenwich Associates. Top workers in the industry cite scalability as a key issue in working with blockchain, with 42 per cent saying it was a top concern. Other challenges mentioned in the study are security, confidentiality and ‘editable blockchains’. […]The post Corporations are struggling with blockchain, with scalability a key issue appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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Christie’s to launch blockchain program for art auction

cryptonewsreview | 10-15-2018

Christie’s Auction House has launched a new pilot program in collaboration with Artory that will put art transactions on the blockchain for the first time. The project will launch with the upcoming collection ‘An american Place: The Barnet A. Ebsworth Collection’ in November, with secure, encrypted certification for each sale stored on blockchain. Richard Entrup, […]The post Christie’s to launch blockchain program for art auction appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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(MM) Billionaires Lost Over $100 Billion in Global Stock Market Decline

ccn | 10-15-2018

The post (MM) Billionaires Lost Over $100 Billion in Global Stock Market Decline appeared first on CCN

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Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Faces ‘Consensus Issue’ in Testing

cointelegraph | 10-15-2018

Ethereum’s Constantinople hard fork reportedly saw a “consensus issue” in testing this weekend, devs report launch to be postponed until 2019

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Thai Authorities Arrest Top Suspect in Multi-Million Dollar Bitcoin Scam

cryptoglobe | 10-15-2018

The top suspect in a Bitcoin scheme that allegedly stole millions of dollars from a Finnish investor was arrested by police after arriving in Thailand from the United States. The suspect returned to Thailand after his passport was revoked by authorities, potentially opening him up to more charges.

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AARP Tells Retirees that Bitcoin is Mainly Used by ‘Bunch of Criminals’

ccn | 10-15-2018

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has ascribed a bizarre definition to bitcoin in a caustically worded article on its website published on Wednesday, Oct. 10. In the slideshow post titled “Improve Your Financial Literacy With This Glossary,” a heavy dose of contempt is specifically reserved for the description of bitcoin and blockchain inThe post AARP Tells Retirees that Bitcoin is Mainly Used by ‘Bunch of Criminals’ appeared first on CCN

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Korean Government Expected to Announce ICO Stance in November, Official Says

bitcoin.com | 10-15-2018

The South Korean government is expected to announce its position on initial coin offerings in November, according to a high-ranking official. The decision will follow the outcome of the survey which the country’s Financial Supervisory Service recently sent out to domestic blockchain companies. Also read: RBI Argues Supreme Court Should Not Interfere With Its Crypto Decision […]The post Korean Government Expected to Announce ICO Stance in November, Official Says appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Nouriel “Dr. Doom” Roubini: “99 Percent of Cryptocurrencies are Worth Zero”

cointelegraph | 10-14-2018

Mr. Roubini on why he doesn’t believe in smart contracts, Ethereum is a scam, and the fact that he might want to give the industry another try

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A Dozen Bitcoin ATMs are Open for Business in the Twin Cities

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Future Bitcoin adoption will hinge on many different factors. Accessibility and convenience remain two of the main hurdles to overcome. This is where Bitcoin ATMs can make a very big difference in the coming years. The Twin Cities, also known as Minneapolis and Saint-Paul, is now home to several of these machines. Bitcoin ATMs Become...The post A Dozen Bitcoin ATMs are Open for Business in the Twin Cities appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Chile’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Buda Integrates Lightning Network

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Bitcoin is in dire need of a proper scaling solution. The Lightning Network is widely considered to be a big step for the world’s leading cryptocurrency. Buda, the largest crypto exchange by volume in Chile, is one of the first to incorporate this technology. Lightning fast Bitcoin payments for select services are now available to...The post Chile’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Buda Integrates Lightning Network appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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7 Major Blockchain Use Cases Explained by an Expert

cryptoglobe | 10-14-2018

Mark van Rijmenam, an experienced speaker on topics related to artificial intelligence (AI), big data, and distributed ledger technology (DLT), recently published a blog post that mentions seven use cases for enterprise blockchains.

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Why Mastercard's Multi-Blockchain Might Be a New Step In the Patent Race

cointelegraph | 10-14-2018

Mastercard is being ambitious about blockchain: secures another patent, opens up new jobs to study technology

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Bitcoin Cash Developers Are Building Tools for Better BCH Fungibility

bitcoin.com | 10-14-2018

On Oct. 12 the Bitcoin Cash developer Chris Troutner published a new shuffling protocol concept called Tokenshuffle, a platform that aims to anonymize BCH transactions. Meanwhile, the Cashshuffle project has recently outlined the platform’s roadmap and accomplishments so far. Over the past few months the focus on bitcoin cash fungibility and tools that make blockchain […]The post Bitcoin Cash Developers Are Building Tools for Better BCH Fungibility appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Geocold hacks Bitcoin Private, gains 51% hashrate control

coinnounce | 10-14-2018

Published on CoinnounceOn Oct. 13, ethical hacker “Geocold” finished on his guarantee to 51 percent attack an altcoin. He in the long run settled on Bitcoin Private (BTCP), and immediately picked up majority hashrate control, however, the scene was full of misfortunes, including censorship from two streaming administrations that pulled the fitting. Geocold guaranteed he would 51 […]The post Geocold hacks Bitcoin Private, gains 51% hashrate control appeared first on Coinnounce.

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China Threatens Overseas Tax Havens, Will Investors Flock to Crypto?

ccn | 10-14-2018

Since early 2018, the government of China has tightened policies targeting millionaire investors in the country holding their wealth overseas to avoid large taxes, and it may lead local investors to alternative assets like crypto. Chinese investors rely on the Swiss offshore banking industry, Hong Kong real estate market, and foreign stock markets to hoardThe post China Threatens Overseas Tax Havens, Will Investors Flock to Crypto? appeared first on CCN

Categories: Business|Asia|Regulation|Market|BTC
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CoinMarketCap Are Hiring – Join the Leading Crypto Ranking Site and Work From Anywhere in the World

blokt | 10-14-2018

In a recent tweet, CoinMarketCap revealed that it has positions open for people who would like to a be part of their operations. The crypto data compiling entity provides a look at the prices of cryptocurrencies, cryptocurrency market capitalizations, top exchanges and shows detailed charts for the same. The positions available at the company are- […]CoinMarketCap Are Hiring – Join the Leading Crypto Ranking Site and Work From Anywhere in the World was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Research: Corporations Fail to Deliver on Blockchain Hype, Scalability a Top Concern

bitcoin.com | 10-14-2018

A new report from Greenwich Associates, a provider of market intelligence and advisory services to the financial services industry, tries to answer the question: “Why have the tech and financial industries lagged their own blockchain expectations?” It identifies technical challenges as causing corporations to fail to deliver on the hype they created around a buzzword […]The post Research: Corporations Fail to Deliver on Blockchain Hype, Scalability a Top Concern appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Nasdaq Reportedly Considers Creating Platform for Cryptocurrency Security Tokens

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Inside sources say Nasdaq is looking to create a platform for cryptocurrency security tokens. This development is the latest in a series of reports of the U.S.-based stock exchange operator taking steps to enter the digital asset space. Nasdaq and Cryptocurrency Security Tokens According to reports, Nasdaq plans to develop a platform where companies can...The post Nasdaq Reportedly Considers Creating Platform for Cryptocurrency Security Tokens appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Active Customers Drop by 80% on Coinbase, Suggests New Study

blokt | 10-14-2018

When a large number of customers HODL cryptocurrencies, they pose problems for crypto exchanges, which thrive on high trading volumes. Even the bigwigs in the crypto exchange industry are not immune to this risk. Coinbase in the US is going through the same trouble. A new study is claiming that the active user count for Coinbase […]Active Customers Drop by 80% on Coinbase, Suggests New Study was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Christie’s Auction House Leads Art World in Blockchain Tech

bitcoinist | 10-14-2018

Christie’s recently announced the introduction of a system for recording art transactions on blockchain. The decision is just the latest example of how the tech is catching on inside of the art world. Leading auction house Christie’s announced a new system utilizing blockchain to encrypt the registration of art transactions for a November sale. The company is planning to sell a variety of major artworks from one of the most extensive privately-held collections of American artRead MoreThe post Christie’s Auction House Leads Art World in Blockchain Tech appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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ETH will rise or fall? Ethereum Price Analysis 14 Oct

coinnounce | 10-14-2018

Published on CoinnounceEthereum Price Key Features Ethereum price declined vigorously and exchanged as low as $184.5 against the US Dollar. There are two imperative bearish pattern lines set up with resistance at $208 and $218 on the 4-hours diagram of ETH/USD (information feed through Kraken). The pair may revise higher, however there are numerous obstacles close $207 […]The post ETH will rise or fall? Ethereum Price Analysis 14 Oct appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Canada: Court Rules Bitcoin ATM Not Responsible for Fraud Victim’s Loss

cryptoglobe | 10-14-2018

A Canadian woman recently sued a Bitcoin ATM company after purchasing $62,500 worth of BTC and sending it to fraudsters posing as the Canada Revenue Agency. The Canadian Court has ruled that Instacoin is not responsible for her losses.

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Crypto Week In Review: Coinbase Drops Index Fund, “Dr.Doom” Bashes Crypto

newsbtc | 10-14-2018

Despite Nouriel “Dr.Doom” Roubini’s cries that the crypto market is on its last legs, this week’s crypto- and blockchain-pertinent developments indicate that this industry is still booming. Nouriel “Dr.Doom” Roubini Takes To Twitter, US Senate To Bash Crypto Dr.Nouriel Roubini, one of NYU Stern’s economics professors, recently bashed the cryptocurrency and blockchain world through a...The post Crypto Week In Review: Coinbase Drops Index Fund, “Dr.Doom” Bashes Crypto appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Crypto Reckoning? Industry Vets Strike Humble Tone in San Francisco

coindesk | 10-14-2018

Many at San Francisco Blockchain Week are warily reflecting on the lessons of the 2017 token boom, the pride that came before the bear-market fall.

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At-Home Bitcoin Mining Is No Longer Profitable, Analysts Claim

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

A lot of things have changed in the world of Bitcoin mining. Using computers to generate Bitcoin has become a global business. Unfortunately for at-home miners, it is no longer profitable to do so. Without access to cheap electricity, most enthusiasts are bleeding money left, right, and center. The Current State of Bitcoin Mining In...The post At-Home Bitcoin Mining Is No Longer Profitable, Analysts Claim appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Litecoin Latest Updates, LTC Price Analysis

coinnounce | 10-14-2018

Published on CoinnounceKeeping up with the changing attributes in the crypto domain is highly challenging in this busy world. Therefore, the article intuitively covers the recent advancements with respect to Litecoin.   Achievements of Litecoin With respect to Litecoin, the cryptocurrency coin has been recently listed on the Gemini Crypto exchange, which has resulted in a slight […]The post Litecoin Latest Updates, LTC Price Analysis appeared first on Coinnounce.

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PR: Exosis Launches ICO to Create a Multi Utility Platform

bitcoin.com | 10-14-2018

Exosis is a multi utility blockchain platform with five blockchain sites which include, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, a virtual masternode, a decentralized e-commerce site, e- wallet and an OTC platform.The cryptocurrency industry has been growing exponentially over the past couple of years. Currently, it is maintaining the market capitalization at $250-300 billion. This indicates that it is a market that has investment potential. The Exosis development team has realized that the best way to create a good cryptocurrency platform is by creating a multi-functional platform that has utility. Exosis is a realization of the dream. It features five different platforms in one. It has a decentralized exchange, a decentralized e-commerce site, an OTC platform, a Virtual Masternode, and a multiplatform e-wallet. These five different business models all rely on the Exosis coin. This Gives Exosis coin Utility, unlike most other cryptocurrency platforms.The post PR: Exosis Launches ICO to Create a Multi Utility Platform appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Cardano Latest Updates, ADA Price Analysis

coinnounce | 10-14-2018

Published on CoinnounceKeeping up with the changing attributes in the crypto domain is highly challenging in this busy world. The article intuitively covers the recent advancements with respect to Cardano.   Cardano news updates from the past few months Things have not been quite in favor of Cardano, within the past few weeks as the existence of […]The post Cardano Latest Updates, ADA Price Analysis appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Stellar Latest Updates, XLM Price Analysis

coinnounce | 10-14-2018

Published on CoinnounceKeeping up with the changing attributes in the crypto domain is highly challenging in this busy world. Therefore, the article intuitively covers the recent advancements with respect to Stellar.     Advancements with respect to Stellar 1. Starting off with Stellar, the Stellar Foundation has come up with an initiative, in order to launch a dedicated […]The post Stellar Latest Updates, XLM Price Analysis appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Finance Magnates to Take Part in the Tel Aviv dAppathon 2018

financemagnates | 10-14-2018

Finance Magnates teams up with Dapp Works for a blockchain hackathon in Tel Aviv.

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BCH Devcon Streamlines Bitcoin Innovation in San Francisco

bitcoin.com | 10-14-2018

Last week, on Oct. 10-11, Bitcoin Cash developers gathered in San Francisco for the first of many BCH Devcons hosted by Bitmain’s blockchain development fund Permissionless Ventures. A slew of teams participated in the three-day hackathon resulting in two big winners who took home 15 BCH worth of winning prizes. Also read: Russian Crypto Groups […]The post BCH Devcon Streamlines Bitcoin Innovation in San Francisco appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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The European Blockchain Partnership Finds Europe Getting Serious About Distributed Ledger Technology

cointelegraph | 10-14-2018

Here’s why the European Blockchain Partnership is a big step towards widespread blockchain adoption

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Former White House economic advisor signs up for blockchain startup

cryptonewsreview | 10-14-2018

Former Donald Trump advisor Gary Cohn has jumped aboard a new blockchain firm… by Manoj Sharma for CNR Former White House Economic Advisor Gary Cohn left the Trump administration in March and has been evading public appearances since then. Re-emerging from his break, Cohn will now join the start-up, Spring Labs, as a blockchain advisor. […]The post Former White House economic advisor signs up for blockchain startup appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency firm snaps up new business

cryptonewsreview | 10-14-2018

Circle has been shopping… by Manoj Sharma for CNR Backed by Goldman Sachs, Circle is a cryptocurrency firm that has bought SeedInvest, an equity crowdfunding platform, as a part of its vision of a blockchain-based financial ecosystem. A peer-to-peer payment technology firm, Circle, is betting big on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Backed by banking giants […]The post Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency firm snaps up new business appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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Coinbase Welcomes Stricter Cryptocurrency Laws in Japan

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Coinbase says it isn’t worried by Japanese regulators working to strengthen the country’s cryptocurrency regulatory framework. The virtual currency exchange platform also believes that it would soon obtain approval from Japan’s Financial Services Authority (FSA). Robust Cryptocurrency Laws are Good for Business In a recent interview with the Nikkei Asia Review, Coinbase chief policy officer,...The post Coinbase Welcomes Stricter Cryptocurrency Laws in Japan appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Christie’s to Test Blockchain Technology in Upcoming Auction

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Disruptive technology comes to the art industry once again as British auction house, Christie’s, partners with blockchain-based Artory for an upcoming sale. Blockchain’s ability to store immutable and permanent data makes it a great tool for record keeping. Major retailers are using the technology and so is the art world. In fact, Live Bitcoin News...The post Christie’s to Test Blockchain Technology in Upcoming Auction appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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