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BitTorrent Creator to Enter the Bitcoin Space! No Comments

Bitcoin and BitTorrent are two revolutionary technologies from different eras that share few similarities. Both are decentralized peer-to-peer networks that revolutionized their respective sectors. Following the success of BitTorrent, its creator Bram Cohen has announced his plans to explore the Bitcoin industry. Bram Cohen is already familiar with cryptocurrencies as he has been involved in th...


Mainstream Financial Services Feel the Fintech Heat No Comments

The mainstream financial services industry has gotten used to a stable ecosystem, facing virtually zero threats at least from the technological aspect. However, things have changed in the past couple of years, thanks to the discovery of potential applications of blockchain technology. Growing interest in distributed ledger technology suddenly accelerated the financial technology (fintech) secto...


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Malta Gets Its Own National Blockchain Strategy No Comments

Malta, the tiny European nation has taken a huge step forward by making a move to promote widespread usage of blockchain technology throughout the country. The national Blockchain policy has recently received approval from the Maltese cabinet. The new development was announced by the Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat. He was quoted by the country's media outlets stating, “This is not ju...


April 2017: the Month Blockchain Gaming Hit the Big Time No Comments

We’ve been covering the blockchain gaming phenomenon for two years, now, starting with a review of Moonga by Everdreamsoft. Since then, many new developments in the blockchain gaming space have emerged, inspiring the creation of a dedicated website and community (follow us on Twitter, as well). This year, things heated up even more, firmly establishing blockchain gaming as a new and rapidly-g...


Why Blockchain Will Power The Big Banks In 2016

Russian Political Party, Partiya Rosta Launches Blockchain-Based Social Project No Comments

Russia has emerged as one of the major markets for cryptocurrencies and blockchain products. Political bodies are now utilizing the benefits of blockchain technology in the country. Partiya Rosta is one such Russian political party which has created its own cryptocurrency solution to support social causes. True to its name Partiya Rosta, which stands for the “Party of Growth” has made use o...


Bitcoin and Bulk Transactions Take Center Stage in International Transfer. newsbtc

Blockchain Based Funds Transfer Service, Tempo Introduces Its Own Token No Comments

Tempo Money Transfer, the French Blockchain-based fund transfer solution provider, has announced the introduction of its own cryptotoken. The EURO TEMPO Token (EURT), valued at EUR 1 per token was launched on Thursday. With the new Euro Tempo token, the money transfer platform intends to reach out to more people, while making the fund transfer process easier and much faster. Tempo has already e...


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Russia to Declare Bitcoin Legal, Introduce Regulations No Comments

Russia has recognized the increasing popularity of Bitcoin and its potential to solve a range of issues plaguing the current financial system. The country which has been against the use of cryptocurrency for transactions within the country is now planning to assign a legal status to the digital currency to pave the way for a more structured crypto-ecosystem in the country. Russia's move to reco...


USAID India Cash Ban

Banning Bitcoin Will See Government Losing out on Opportunities No Comments

The Indian cryptocurrency community is eagerly awaiting for a response from the government's inter-ministerial committee regarding the legality of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies in the country. The government, press and legal experts have been discussing the possible outcomes and what it could mean to the country's cryptocurrency ecosystem. Some have mentioned that the committee will need m...


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NCB Catches One of Its Own for Stealing Frozen Bitcoins No Comments

The Indian equivalent of US DEA -- Narcotics Control Bureau had a taste of an incident similar to the one faced by its US counterpart during the Silk Road investigation. Like Carl Force, the DEA agent who extorted Ross Ulbricht and stole bitcoins belonging to the darknet marketplace, an NCB investigator was found involved in illegally acquiring a share of the cryptocurrency confiscated during a dr...


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New Prediction Puts Bitcoin Price at $500,000 in 2030 No Comments

Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency on the scene is the largest and the most valuable among all. Bitcoin boasts of having a massive network with the highest hashing power and a significantly large community compared to hundreds of altcoins that followed. The leading digital currency has been exhibiting a strong positive price trend, hovering around $1200 mark since the end of last year. If the recen...


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