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
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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While there were many attempts to create decentralized exchanges in the early days of bitcoin trading, Bisq (formerly Bitsquare) is one of the few options still standing. After existing in the wild for more than a year, the developers behind the project are now looking to turn the project into a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO). […]
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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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Sirin Labs, the maker of the US$16,000 Solarin Android smartphone, has unveiled its second line of devices named Finney. The Finney devices, named in homage to Bitcoin pioneer Hal Finney, will be designed from the ground up on an independent, fee-less blockchain specifically conceived to securely hold cryptographic coins and support crypto wallets, applications and […]
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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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According to Gil Penchina a partner at IDG Ventures and Flight.vc, the US Securities and Exchange Commission is in support of initial coin offerings (ICOs) that do not fall under the definition of securities. In a column, Penchina provided insights into the current state of the ICO market and the legality of specific projects such […]
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Note: The following is a story of the events that led to the survival of the original Ethereum chain after the hard fork related to The DAO incident was activated. The story is told from the perspective of the author. Within hours of Ethereum’s hard fork to reassign funds away from the hacker who found […]
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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