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Malta Lives Up to its Promise

Malta seems to fulfill its promise of giving a “lovely sanctuary” for cryptocurrency firms and exchanges with its arguably the “most forward-thinking regulatory agenda.”  The island country in the Mediterranean, through MSX, the recently unveiled financial technology unit of the…
By Henry Tan
Block.News

Japan Telco Giant Wants to Bank on Blockchain

Japanese telecommunications giant Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) has set its sights on blockchain to develop an application for recording new contract agreements using the technology.  In its patent application published online, NTT said the entire system is “a simple…
By Jeff Katz
Block.News

Blockchain Spending Close to $12B Mark: Report

Spending related to the blockchain technology is projected to hit the $12 billion mark in the next four years, based on a report by the International Data Corporation (IDC).  Total spending on projects in the blockchain industry is expected to…
By Charlotte Yates
Block.News

Crypto ‘Uber for Escorts’ Not Safe for Sex Workers

Touting itself as the “Uber of escorting,” PinkDate is one of the sex industry startups planning to launch a crypto-fueled booking application driven by initial coin offering (ICO).  Currently in a closed beta, the online platform, developed akin to ride-hailing…
By Henry Tan
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Japan Telco Giant Wants to Bank on Blockchain

Japanese telecommunications giant Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) has set its sights on blockchain to develop an application for recording new contract agreements using the technology.  In its patent application published online, NTT said the entire system is “a simple…
By Jeff Katz
Block.News

Blockchain Spending Close to $12B Mark: Report

Spending related to the blockchain technology is projected to hit the $12 billion mark in the next four years, based on a report by the International Data Corporation (IDC).  Total spending on projects in the blockchain industry is expected to…
By Charlotte Yates
Block.News

IBM Wants to Keep Tabs of Milestones

US technology company International Business Machines (IBM) is soliciting the help of blockchain, enabling developers to record and classify coding updates and milestones, public records show.  IBM filed its application at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to utilize…
By Zac Thompson
Block.News

Spain Urged to Boost Oversight Using Blockchain

The Spanish government is being pressed to strengthen its oversight powers with the intervention of the blockchain technology.  The government should utilize the distributed shared ledger to manage their public administration more effectively, Popular Party, the country’s ruling party, said…
By Charlotte Yates
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India High Court Delays Crypto Hearing

India’s highest court is deferring the deliberation on the central bank’s decision to prohibit financial institutions from facilitating any transactions with cryptocurrency firms. The three-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India has scheduled the final hearing on the Reserve…
By Leila Chin
Block.News

Congress Needs to Deal with Cryptocurrency Privacy

The US Congress should come up with potential legislative actions pertaining to cryptocurrencies which boasts privacy-enhancing features, a US government official emphasized. “Congressional attention” is highly needed to deal with the matter, Robert Novy, deputy assistant director for the US…
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New US Supreme Court Verdict Cites Bitcoin

It’s not everyday the highest court in the United States notices digital currencies such as bitcoin. But when they do, it is for something important; for instance, an opinion making a reference to cryptocurrencies.  The Supreme Court did so in…
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Former Trump Aide Sets Eyes on Cryptocurrency

Someone who used to work for the world’s most powerful leader is seeking to break into the world of cryptocurrency, according to a New York Times report.  Stephen Bannon, a former chief strategist to US President Donald Trump, said he…
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Thailand to Oversee Token Offerings

Thailand has bolstered its oversight powers to initial coin offerings (ICOs) after the country’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently unveiled its new regulations governing token offerings and those who can participate in ICOs in the country.  New regulations will…
By Leila Chin
Block.News

Malta: Lovely Sanctuary for Crypto Firms

Malta, an island country located in the Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast, is positioning itself as a safe haven for cryptocurrency exchanges with its arguably the “most forward-thinking regulatory agenda.”  The European state has managed to attract…
By Jeff Katz
Block.News

South Africa Rolls Out Blockchain-Based Payment Scheme

South Africa’s central bank has unveiled its payment system driven by blockchain, the institution said in a statement on Tuesday.  The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) launched its Project Khokha, a proof-of-concept (PoC) devised “to simulate a ‘real-world’ trial of…
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Dubai Using Blockchain to Find 'Happy Place' in World Economy

Dubai is doing everything in its might to secure its rightful place in the world economy using the blockchain technology to streamline processes in the global trading system.  Together with the Dubai Future Foundation, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry…
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Malta Lives Up to its Promise

Malta seems to fulfill its promise of giving a “lovely sanctuary” for cryptocurrency firms and exchanges with its arguably the “most forward-thinking regulatory agenda.”  The island country in the Mediterranean, through MSX, the recently unveiled financial technology unit of the…
By Henry Tan
Block.News

Over 50% of ICOs Miss the Boat

More than 50 percent of the initial coin offerings (ICOs) have died in the process months after staging their respective token offerings, a study has found.  Some 44.2 percent of ICO projects are active into the fifth month and/or beyond,…
By Zac Thompson
Block.News

Utility Tokens Now in Our Midst of being accepted

Utility tokens are emerging right in front of governments and regulators across the globe amid the controversies engulfing the crypto industry.  "I want to quash this false narrative that's been going around for the past two years that you can…
By Jeff Katz
Block.News

German Crypto Firms to Get VIP Treatment

Cryptocurrency firms in Germany are in for a special treat as Berlin-based Banking-as-a-Platform (BaaP) institution Solarisbank has rolled out its new banking service plan dedicated to individuals and company in the cryptocurrency arena.  Solarisbank said it is planning to offer…
By Leila Chin
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Hawaiian Man Claims "I Am the Real Satoshi"

A man residing in Hawaii has proclaimed himself as Satoshi Nakatomo, the brainchild behind bitcoin, the first digital currency worldwide.  Twitter user @btcfork found a website called Satoshinakamoto.ws which outlines some information about the supposed bitcoin creator and the virtual…
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Satoshi Nakamoto Statue in Kiev Gains Traction

A plan to build a monument of Satoshi Nakamoto in Kiev, Ukraine is gaining momentum and support.  The project intends to erect the statue of the unidentified bitcoin creator on the intersection of Khreshchatyk Street and Taras Shevchenko Boulevard in…
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The Super Rich in China are buying Properties Abroad Using Bitcoin

A handful of wealthy people in China are acquiring real estate abroad using digital currencies such as bitcoin. Take for instance Guo Hongcai, a beef salesman from the Shanxi province, who adopted bitcoin early on in his life. Hongcai moved…
By Jeff Katz
Block.News

Vietnam Turns its Back on Crypto Miners

By Zac Thompson
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Crypto ‘Uber for Escorts’ Not Safe for Sex Workers

Touting itself as the “Uber of escorting,” PinkDate is one of the sex industry startups planning to launch a crypto-fueled booking application driven by initial coin offering (ICO).  Currently in a closed beta, the online platform, developed akin to ride-hailing…
By Henry Tan
Block.News

MLB Turns to Ethereum to Expand Fanbase

Professional baseball organization Major League Baseball (MLB), which has already gained traction among baseball fans across the globe, is banking on the blockchain technology to expand its fanbase.  MLB unveiled its partnership with Lucid Sight, a Los Angeles-based blockchain startup…
By Jeff Katz
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