The Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX) has successfully prototyped its open blockchain ledger for real-time issuance and allocation of equity security, within a month after confirming the project. Following its mid-September confirmation that it is pressing ahead to build an open, public blockchain platform that will reduce settlement times of trades and equities, the Sydney Stock […]
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Peter Rizun, known to many simply as “Peter R.,” made a recent summary post on Medium outlining a way for projects which aim to scale within the framework of Bitcoin Unlimited. Bitcoin Unlimited is an ongoing fork of the Bitcoin project which allows for larger blocks. It is an answer to an ongoing debate about […]
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A newly formed coalition of over 50 prominent lawyers in the United States will help digital currency users – individuals – who are unable to afford legal services, with pro bono attorney referrals. A new coalition, called the Digital Currency and Ledger Defense Coalition (DCLDC), will help individuals facing legal concerns pertaining to digital […]
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Rob Reeg, president for operations and technology at multinational payments giant Mastercard has revealed that while the company is invested in blockchain technology, he doesn’t care for Bitcoin. The global payments landscape is primarily dominated by Visa and MasterCard, in that order. In a time where a disruptive new innovation like Bitcoin has already scaled […]
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Potentially in an effort to avoid any censorship or seizure of funds to get his new project off the ground, Kim Dotcom’s Megaupload2 and Bitcache funding round at Bnk to the Future is only accepting Bitcoin. While most investments on the platform allow for investments in various currencies, to invest in Megaupload 2 and […]
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A strong turnout of engaged listeners at the recent Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference in Kiev reflects the high level of bitcoin interest in the Ukraine as it fights recession, according to NASDAQ. One of the main speakers, however, Max Krupyshev, COO of Cubits, a London-based bitcoin wallet and exchange, noted bitcoin faces some big challenges in that […]
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ACINQ, a French startup that develops bitcoin products, successfully tested the Bitfury Group’s payment routing solution called Flare on the Lightning Network, according to an ACINQ press release. The test bodes well for addressing the bitcoin scaling challenge. Bitfury Group’s white paper in July 2016 described the specifications for an algorithm to spur additional academic […]
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Continuing its global expansion plan, New York-based bitcoin and ether exchange Gemini, founded by the Winklevoss twins, has begun operations in Hong Kong and Singapore. Users in Singapore and Hong Kong will be now be able to access Gemini, the Winklevoss twins’ digital currency exchange. The announcement was made by Gemini co-founder and president Cameron […]
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The government of Jersey, an autonomous island and a dependent of the British Crown, is set to introduce new regulation for digital currency exchanges. Legislators of the State of Jersey, a British Crown dependency are amending laws to regulate digital currency exchanges in the island that is seen as a tax haven and an attractive […]
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Do you wonder where you can get some free bitcoins? For many of us, the discovery of Bitcoin is like the discovery of organic foods. We can see the benefits of using them but find it difficult to justify the cost, and then there is the risk that we’ll be getting a bad deal since […]
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