Barclays Considering Bitcoin Trading Desk

Adam James · April 19, 2018 · 4:30 am Barclays Plc, a British multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in London, has a fairly long history of putting down Bitcoin. Now, the financial institution looks to be changing its tune as it begins gauging its clients’ interest in a potential cryptocurrency trading desk. Asking […]

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Dow Jones Group Teams Up with Brave Software to Test Basic Attention …

In a collaborative effort to test the Brave platform and its digital advertising token, the Basic Attention Token (BAT), the Dow Jones Media Group has joined up with the Brave Software team. On April 18, 2018, the two organizations announced that they will experiment with blockchain technology in the realm of digital advertising and media […]

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Philippines Senator Wants Harsher Penalties for Cryptocurrency Crimes

Regulation On Monday April 16, the Philippines opposition senator Leila M. de Lima asked her fellow bureaucrats to push the passage of the cryptocurrency bills she helped frame. The proposed bills aim to introduce a harsher penalty towards criminals who use cryptocurrencies during illegal activities. Also read: ‘Cryptomatoes’ Using Excess Mining Heat to Grow Produce Philippines […]

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New York Attorney General Launches Inquiry Into Cryptocurrency …

As part of an effort to protect cryptocurrency investors and bring greater transparency into how cryptocurrency exchanges operate, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent letters to 13 virtual currency exchanges requesting they disclose key information about their operations. “With cryptocurrency on the rise, consumers in New York and across the country have a […]

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Kraken Exchange Decides to Close down Japanese Operations

Nick Chong · April 17, 2018 · 4:00 am Kraken, the US-based cryptocurrency exchange, has announced their plans of ceasing all of their trading operations in Japan in the near future.  Release the Kraken . . . From Japan! The Kraken exchange, one of the larger cryptocurrency exchanges in existence, has just announced that they […]

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What Is Ether? – Bitcoin Magazine

Ether is the underlying token powering the Ethereum blockchain, but it serves a slightly different purpose than bitcoin does to the Bitcoin blockchain. Although ether is traded on public markets and has displayed price appreciation similar to bitcoin, they are quite different by design. Ether is not intended to be a unit of currency on […]

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Tax Time is Here and Lots of Cryptocurrency Holders Don’t Care

Taxes In the U.S. tax season has arrived and many American cryptocurrency proponents are squirming because they have to pay for some of the gains they made last year. However, there are a lot of digital currency holders who could care less about taxes and they strongly believe that taxation is antithetical to cryptocurrencies. While […]

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Deepak Chopra: The Right Guest for the Ethereal Conference?

Nick Chong · April 16, 2018 · 3:15 am The Ethereal conference, set to begin on May 11th, has fallen on some controversy involving one of its newly announced guests, Deepak Chopra.  Ethereal brings futurists, entrepreneurs, investors, media icons, government officials, artists, musicians, and humanitarians for a day of storytelling and knowledge sharing. This is […]

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Meet Memo: An On-Chain Social Network Built on Bitcoin Cash

Technology There’s a new website bitcoin cash proponents are chatting about called Memo. It’s an on-chain social network built on the Bitcoin Cash network. The creator of Memo says the platform is both a protocol and a front-end application that uses the BCH chain to store written data. Also Read: Coinsource Installs 20 Bitcoin ATM Machines […]

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