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UK & Taiwanese Regulators Weigh in Bitcoin and Money Laundering, France to Seek Public Consultation on ICOs

Regulation This past week has witnessed several developments in the sphere of cryptocurrency regulations. In recent days, the U.K. government has assessed bitcoin as possessing a “relatively low” money laundering risk, Taiwan’s central bank has stated that bitcoin trading should be incorporated under the purview of existing money laundering laws, and France’s financial regulator has […]

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Should your portfolio include bitcoin? Yes, but just a 2% position, says analyst

Anyone looking at the astronomical rise in the price of bitcoin over recent years may be wishing they had allocated a hefty portion of their money to the red-hot digital currency, so that they could now be reaping a position worth millions. But while hindsight is 20-20, the question of whether an investor should now […]

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Mobile Phones and the Internet Are Changing the Banking

The emerging markets have outpaced the mature one’s development significantly, experts say. Let’s check out two of the major trends. Smartphones’ golden age The first trend implies that emerging market buyers are shifting from PC, laptops, and tablets with a high penetration in mature countries to new generation technologies. That means that smartphones there have […]

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Is Cloud Mining Dead? Meet the Alternatives

Antonio Madeira · October 26, 2017 · 3:00 pm Cloud Mining is losing popularity in the cryptosphere. Meet three alternatives that are giving cloud mining companies a run for their money! Cryptocurrency Mining Landscape & Cloud Mining The introduction of ASICs has changed the mining industry and has priced out regular users who can’t access large […]

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Jihan Wu Claims Bitcoin Cash is “Very Satoshi Nakamoto”

It has been a while since people last poked fun at Jihan Wu’s tweeting habits. Ever since annoying the majority of Bitcoin users, he has been pretty quiet. One of is a recent tweet revolves around Bitcoin Cash. He confirms how this altcoin is “super Satoshi Nakamoto”. Not a comment that will get him a […]

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Invest in the smartest tech development club and join their mission to change the world

We all daydream about the future. About AI – controlled cars, humans living on the Moon, robotic pets; about the end of fossil fuels and of centralized data storage. These all imply high – impact technological projects. Let’s call them Moonshots, and they sure sound great. But who’s funding them? Governments or universities? Not anymore. […]

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Saudi Arabia Believes Cryptocurrency Industry Is “Not Mature Enough” to Warrant Regulation

Regulation In an interview with CNBC on Monday, Abdulmalik Al-Sheikh, senior adviser at Saudi Arabia’s central bank, stated that the regulator does not believe the cryptocurrency has matured enough to warrant regulation at this point in time. Mr. Al-Sheikh also stated that the central bank will wait and observe before delivering a determination regarding its regulatory […]

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Here’s why UBS is bullish on blockchain, but not bitcoin

Skeptical about buying bitcoin, but think the underlying technology driving the red-hot digital currency has world-changing potential? UBS has such a split view, seeing the cryptocurrency as a dangerous place to put one’s money, even as it expects blockchain technology to revolutionize the world. The investment bank argued that the recent jumps in cryptocurrency valuations—bitcoin […]

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Thinking Big? Bank Blockchains Will Advance By Doing Everything But

Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis, corporate finance and fund management, and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday, exclusively to our subscribers. While blockchain news may seem flooded these days with bank-sponsored projects either launching or hitting milestones, […]

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ConsenSys’ Ethereal SF to Activate Ethereum Community in San Francisco

Every blockchain enthusiast is sure that blockchain technology will come to the forefront of daily life. Decentralized Autonomous Corporations like self driving car services and smart contracts for anything from home to car ownership are on the horizon for the next generation of the internet. The implications of a changing job market may leave many […]

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