Dubai: The World’s First Blockchain Government

Dubai: The World’s First Blockchain Government

Dubai has seen a technological boom in the past 20 years, but its ambitions do not stop there. Full blockchain integration into governance is the next step.

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform ShapeShift to Integrate NEM’s XEM Token

Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform ShapeShift to Integrate NEM’s XEM Token

ShapeShift, an instant cryptocurrency exchange platform, has announced plans to integrate NEM’s XEM token. Incorporated in Switzerland, ShapeShift was founded in 2014 to provide instant bitcoin and altcoin conversion. It supports dozens of cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero, Zcash and Dash, and has a strict “no fiat” policy, meaning it does not use banks or […]

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Palestine considering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

Palestine considering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

As Palestine looks to free itself from Israel’s economic grasp, the country’s monetary authority is floating the idea of creating its own cryptocurrency

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Crypto in countries without currencies – Ecuador

Crypto in countries without currencies – Ecuador

As one of the 50 countries across the world without its own currency, Ecuador has been making an effort to create a digital state-sponsored legal tender

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KakaoTalk’s Stocks Platform Operator to Launch a Cryptocurrency Exchange With Bittrex

KakaoTalk’s Stocks Platform Operator to Launch a Cryptocurrency Exchange With Bittrex

Earlier this week, Dunamu, the operator of Kakao’s KakaoStock, announced the launch of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, UpBit which has been created in partnership with leading cryptocurrency trading platform Bittrex. According to the UpBit development team, all 111 cryptocurrencies that are currently listed on Bittrex will be integrated into UpBit. Kakao, the parent company of […]

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With $9.7 trillion of untradeable coal, North Korea turns to bitcoin

With $9.7 trillion of untradeable coal, North Korea turns to bitcoin

With an abundance of coal it can’t sell and a strong appetite for bitcoin, could Kim Jong-Un be experimenting with a new form of mining?

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Bahrain “Open to Bitcoin” and Blockchain

Bahrain “Open to Bitcoin” and Blockchain

Bahrain is closely looking at digital currencies. According to Khalid Al Rumaihi, the chief executive of the Economic Development Board of Bahrain, the Bahrain’s finance ministry is keen on adopting digital currencies and had even suggested that Bahrain could issue “bonds on a digital currency.” In response to a query at the MIT Innovation Forum […]

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The Indian Government is Considering its Own Cryptocurrency

The Indian Government is Considering its Own Cryptocurrency

The Indian government is reportedly considering its own digital currency, similar to bitcoin. The central government of India has discussed the proposal with a committee of government officials, according to an unnamed source, reports the Business Standard. As India’s central bank believes that digital currencies are ‘susceptible to misuse’ the government is looking at a […]

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