University of California Professor Criticize Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrencies

University of California Professor Criticize Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrencies

In an interview with the MIT Technology Review, Rod Garratt, an economics professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, criticized the efforts of central banks to launch their own state-issued digital currencies. Since the beginning of 2017, a growing number of central banks including the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) have revealed their intent […]

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Bitcoin in China: Too early to sound the death knell

Bitcoin in China: Too early to sound the death knell

Those predicting the worst for Asia’s cryptocurrency market may have jumped the gun. Like it or not, bitcoin is big business in almost every corner of the continent – including China.

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Chinese Cryptocurrency Aficionados Flee To Hong Kong

Chinese Cryptocurrency Aficionados Flee To Hong Kong

China’s cryptocurrency clampdown has forced mainland investors and entrepreneurs to find ways to bypass the restrictions. Founders of cryptocurrency projects are now turning to Hong Kong exchanges for alternative listing of their tokens, while investors are exchanging their bitcoins peer-to-peer. Aurelien Menant, founder and CEO of Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Gatecoin told the South China […]

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Diversity and inclusion for Bitcoin

Diversity and inclusion for Bitcoin

No field of technology has accomplished as much as Bitcoin when it comes to promoting diversity and inclusion. Check out inside what we’ve seen in recent weeks.

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Down 38%: Bitcoin Stumbles Amid Regulatory Uncertainties In China

Down 38%: Bitcoin Stumbles Amid Regulatory Uncertainties In China

The price of bitcoin has fallen 38% since the beginning of this month as Chinese authorities are tightening their grip on cryptocurrencies. BTCChina, one of the biggest exchanges in China, announced on Thursday that it will close down its trading operations by September 30, while BitKan, a leading cryptocurrency trading app has already suspended over-the-counter […]

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Singapore – A haven for ICOs after China regulation?

Singapore – A haven for ICOs after China regulation?

Fresh off China’s temporary ICO ban, Singapore may be preparing to to step up and take the lead in the ICO marketplace

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Bitcoin crash due to further China crackdown rumors

Bitcoin crash due to further China crackdown rumors

The price of bitcoin began to crash as much as $400 this Friday as a second wave of “news” came in from China. Latest firsthand reports detailed inside prove the rumors to be entirely untrue so far.

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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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Blockchain Companies Executives Comment On China ICO Ban

Blockchain Companies Executives Comment On China ICO Ban

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have raised over US$1.5 billion in 2017 with 65 launches in China totaling 2.6 billion CNY, or US$389 million. But a notice from a committee led by the People’s Bank of China released earlier this week brought the multimillion-dollar industry to a halt. On Monday, the central bank ordered an immediate […]

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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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