“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

Malta is breaking ground in the Bitcoin and blockchain universe, hoping to attract startups and fintech companies from across the world

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“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

Malta is breaking ground in the Bitcoin and blockchain universe, hoping to attract startups and fintech companies from across the world

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Banks are Starting to be Threatened by Bitcoin and Its Exponential Growth

Banks are Starting to be Threatened by Bitcoin and Its Exponential Growth

It’s widely accepted that Bitcoin’s technology boasts an array of advancements over traditional financial systems and it is believed by some, that if adoption were to increase, then Bitcoin and other P2P protocols could one day render many parts of banking and finance unnecessary as they can transact without the need for mediators. Initially, banks […]

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Moscow’s crypto-conundrum

Moscow’s crypto-conundrum

Moscow looks undecided in how it will regulate Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, leaving markets and users to face a major conundrum.

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Business Icons Launch £250 Million Bitcoin-Priced Dubai Property Venture

Business Icons Launch £250 Million Bitcoin-Priced Dubai Property Venture

This week will see the launch of a new and innovative project as The Knox group of companies launch their Bitcoin priced property venture. In a first for the industry, property will be available to buy directly from a developer using bitcoin. The £250 million venture is the first between entrepreneur and Conservative peer Baroness […]

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Russia’s First Bitcoin Criminal Case: Illegal Trading of 500 Million Rubles

Russia’s First Bitcoin Criminal Case: Illegal Trading of 500 Million Rubles

On 1st September, local publications including Vedomosti Business Daily reported that the Russian government had officially opened its first criminal case involving bitcoin. Three businessmen were arrested for illegally trading 500 million rubles’ worth of bitcoin, worth just over $9 million. According to Forbes, more than 300 bank cards and sim cards were used by […]

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Estonian Government Considering Raising Bitcoin For its Sovereign Wealth Fund

Estonian Government Considering Raising Bitcoin For its Sovereign Wealth Fund

The Republic of Estonia, the first country in the European Union (EU) to introduce the concept of e-residency, a government-issued digital identity which allows entrepreneurs around the world to establish businesses virtually, is considering the formation of a sovereign wealth fund raised through bitcoin. Fundamentally, bitcoin represents decentralization, freedom, and privacy, and such attributes of […]

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Technology, blockchain and the natural resource curse

Technology, blockchain and the natural resource curse

The “paradox of plenty,” natural resources are both a gift and a curse to emerging economies. Rather than providing a flourishing economy, often the result is quite the opposite. Here’s how these countries are implementing blockchain and technological innovations to overcome the natural resource curse.

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Can Bitcoin Become a Major Reserve Currency by 2030?

Can Bitcoin Become a Major Reserve Currency by 2030?

According to research released in late 2015, U.K.-based Magister Advisors, a financial institution which focuses on facilitating mergers and acquisitions in the technology sector, explained that bitcoin could become the sixth largest reserve currency by 2030. Bitcoin has experienced exponential growth since 2009 based on many indicators including user base, trading volume, price, market cap and […]

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From Tiigrihüpe to Estcoin – The digital evolution of “Europe’s Silicon Valley”

From Tiigrihüpe to Estcoin – The digital evolution of “Europe’s Silicon Valley”

In a sign that cryptocurrencies are beginning to gain widespread acceptance, this tech-savvy Baltic nation aims to become the first country in the world to launch its own ICO

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