Australian Central Bank: Regulating Blockchain Protocols ‘Unlikely to Be Effective’

Cryptocurrencies don’t currently pose “pressing regulatory issues” for the Australian central bank’s policies for payments, two of its officials said last week. Appearing before the Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue, Tony Richards and David Emery – who both hail from the Reserve Bank of Australia’s payments policy department – discussed […]

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What’s in a Name? Adding ‘Blockchain’ Boosted This Company’s Stock Price by Over 430%

Emilio Janus · October 30, 2017 · 2:45 pm An interesting story came to light over the weekend, concerning a UK company whose share-price literally (i.e. figuratively) jumped out of its skin following a slight name change. That name change? From On-line Plc to On-line Blockchain Plc. Has the world really gone THIS crazy… again? Out of […]

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What Renowned Economist Warren Buffett Gets Wrong About Bitcoin

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett recently made headlines again when he issued yet another warning against investing in Bitcoin. Speaking to a group of business students at one of his recent Hilton hotel Q&A sessions, he paints a rather grim picture of the world’s most famous cryptocurrency in the future. “People get excited from big price […]

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What Is BarterDEX? – The Merkle

Over the past few months, we have seen multiple cryptocurrency developers explore opportunities in the world of atomic swaps. Rather than using centralized exchange platforms, an atomic swap allows people to intermittently exchange cryptocurrencies in a decentralized manner. BarterDEX is one of several decentralized interfaces which aims to support atomic swaps in the future. More importantly, […]

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Former US Presidential Candidate Ron Paul: “Government should stay out of” Bitcoin

Featured Former presidential candidate Ron Paul recently urged legalization of all competing currencies, crypto and otherwise, during a televised phone interview. He discussed his views on prices going forward, particularly of gold versus the dollar, and warned about government involvement with regard to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin.   Also read: Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission Forbids Bitcoin […]

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NEO’s Centralized Node System Isn’t New and Will Be Changed in 2018 – The Merkle

Every major cryptocurrency goes through periods during which weak hands sell assets and a lot of misinformation is distributed. We still see it with Bitcoin to this very day, as a lot of people have no idea what this cryptocurrency entails exactly. In the case of NEO, it seems a lot of people have only now […]

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Ethereum Casper Could See Light Much Sooner Than Expected

A highly anticipated update to the Ethereum network could be happening before schedule according to developers. The Casper update may be rolled out as early as the next hard-fork, Constantinople instead of previous plans for it to come with Serenity, the last development phase, in 2018. The hard forks are underlying changes to protocol creating […]

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