Professional services and consultancy giant Accenture has been appointed by Singapore’s central bank to develop a prototype blockchain solution for interbank payments.Earlier this month, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) – the country’s defacto central bank and financial regulator...
In recent months, the Australian government has sought to amend its bitcoin regulations – which were previously notoriously unfavorable to businesses and individuals seeking to use and adopt cryptocurrency. The Australian cryptocurrency industries have since shown signs of significant...
By Lou Kerner / HackerNoon. Everyone’s ADD, including me. I get attracted by shiny objects. I first noticed Bitcoin as a shiny object in mid-2013. I went down the rabbit hole far enough for The Wall Street Journal to call...
Market Map and Musings on the State of the Ecosystem   By Josh Nussbaum. As I previously wrote about in my ICO Bubble post, blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and token sales are all the rage right now. In the 5+ years I’ve been...
Meet the start-up making it easier to buy and sell shares in private companiesEShares has raised $42 million in new venture funding for software that makes it easy to issue, buy or sell shares in privately held companies online....
The Russian government has announced vague plans to control the issuance and flow of cryptocurrency and has alluded to the possibility of introducing a cap on the amount of cryptocurrency that a single individual may purchase.  By Adam Reese  Russian Finance...
The price of bitcoin has surged past $5,000 USD today, establishing a new all-time high. The major milestone comprises a complete reversal of the approximately 40 percent drop triggered by China’s cryptocurrency crackdown last month.  The Price of Bitcoin Established...
By Nathana Sharma / Singularity Hub.Bitcoin, the first practical implementation of blockchain technology, was the buying opportunity of all time. The price of bitcoin has risen faster than any other asset in history, including tulips at the height...
According to a Reuters report, Sergei Shvetsov – first deputy governor of the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has stated today that Russia will block access to websites belonging to exchanges and trading platforms offering cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.The central...
Cryptocurrencies have surged in popularity as an increasing number of investors are turning to the new asset class, attracted by the high potential returns. In particular, initial coin offerings (ICOs) have proven to be a successful method for blockchain and...

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