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Singapore Central Bank Chief: No Regulation for Cryptocurrencies

The chief of Singapore’s central bank has indicated it will not regulate cryptocurrencies, but plans to stay watchful on the risks posed by the technology. In an interview with Bloomberg, Ravi Menon, managing director of Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said he currently sees “no basis for wanting to regulate cryptocurrencies,” adding: “It is a known […]

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Did Ethereum ICO? Founder Joe Lubin Gives Uncertain Answer

The early history of ethereum was up for discussion at an event debuting a new Quartz video series highlighting the potential of blockchain this week. There, Quartz editor-in-chief Kevin Delaney asked one of the protocol’s co-inventors, Joseph Lubin: When ether first went on the open market in 2015, “Was that technically an ICO?” Perhaps a nod […]

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Ethereum Gold Token Shows Why No One Should Create Value out of Thin Air – The Merkle

The creation of Bitcoin Gold has caused an interesting shockwave in the cryptocurrency industry. A lot of people converted altcoins back to bitcoins to ensure they could partake in this “airdrop”. It seems someone took it upon themselves to create an Ethereum Gold token as well, even though its purpose remains rather uncertain. So far, these tokens […]

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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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Bank of Korea Criticized for Poor Crypto Research, Does Not Recognize Bitcoin as Currency

Regulation A parliamentary audit of the Bank of Korea revealed that it has done “poor” research on digital currencies including bitcoin and ether. The central bank’s governor told lawmakers that digital currency is not currency and promised to conduct more research on this topic. Also read: South Korea to Step Up Supervision of Bitcoin Trading After […]

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“We’ve Built A Thousand-Year Cryptocurrency” – And It Works On Multiple Blockchains

Jeff Garzik’s start-up, Bloq, is launching a new cryptocurrency which can switch between blockchains. As Coindesk reports Long a controversial figure at the center of the debate on how best to scale the public bitcoin blockchain, Garzik’s company is today announcing what it believes will be a solution to the infighting he perceives as keeping […]

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The ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Thinks ICOs Are a Scam

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are the “biggest scam ever,” according to Jordan Belfort, better known as the “Wolf of Wall Street.” Speaking at an interview with the Financial Times, the promotional speaker, former financier and convicted stock fraudster said that he expects projects utilizing the blockchain funding model – through which cryptographic tokens are sold […]

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Australian Parliament to Vote on Anti-Money Laundering Bitcoin Bill – The Merkle

The last few weeks have seen numerous countries propose and debate Bitcoin regulation. Recent reports now indicate that this week, the Australian Parliament will vote on a bill meant to further strengthen the country’s laws against money laundering. Exchanges to register with AUSTRAC To put things into perspective, the proposed laws mainly consist of granting the financial intelligence regulator […]

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LH-CRYPTO: Crypto-Version of a Forex Broker Larson&Holz is Launched as an ICO

Larson&Holz broker launches an ICO to start an ultimately new project—a crypto-version of a retail Forex broker. Larson&Holz is a high-tech company, for 13 years it has been implementing innovative ideas and the top IT trends. Crypto-currencies are one of the most promising and fastest-growing fields in the cyber community. People increasingly prefer e-money to […]

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