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Axel Weber on BTC: The High-Finance Bitcoin Bashing Continues No Comments

Bundesbank chairman and former President, Axel Weber, became the latest in the recent spate of voices bad-mouthing Bitcoin. Speaking at a conference arranged by the Swiss Finance Institute earlier today, he expressed scepticism over its feasibility for use as a currency: The important function of a currency is, it's a means of payment, it has to be generally accepted, it has to be a store of valu...


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Why Bitcoin is Already Impacting Online Casinos? No Comments

So far 2017 has been a good year for Bitcoin, the world's favorite cryptocurrency reached an all-time high of nearly $5,000 per coin. People now realize that the digital currency is here to stay while market experts predict that a single coin could be worth a staggering $600,000 by 2030. One of the distinguishing features about Bitcoin is that it is decentralized, which explains why it's become...


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Rivetz and Telefonica Partner to Improve Mobile Device Security No Comments

Rivetz Corp. ("Rivetz"), a leading provider of mobile, decentralized security solutions for business customers worldwide, today announced a partnership agreement with Telefonica USA, a subsidiary of Telefonica Business Solutions, leading provider of a wide range of integrated communication solutions for the B2B market of the Telefonica Group. This agreement allows Rivetz to immediately integrate ...


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Citi Rep Claims Blockchain can Only Succeed Through Digital Fiat Currencies No Comments

Central banks creating digital currencies remains an intriguing concept. It makes a lot of sense to pursue this opportunity, at least on paper. Citi's Morgan McKenney certainly feels there are some exciting possibilities ahead. In fact, she believes the ultimate success of DLT hinges on issuing national digital currencies. That is quite an intriguing statement, although no one knows for sure if th...


Six Major Global Banks Partner up to Bring Utility Settlement Coin to Life No Comments

Several banks around the world show a keen interest in creating a new digital currency. Most of these efforts include the involvement of a central bank. This latest venture by six of the world's biggest banks, however, does not. Instead, it seems the plans for Utility Settlement Coin are still in place. UBS is spearheading this operation and partners with the likes of Barclays, HSBC, and Credit Su...


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Bitcoin Economy Needs a Self-Regulatory Organization, Not Mainstream Regulators No Comments

India is going through a Bitcoin revolution, as the interest in the cryptocurrency continues to increase. At the same time, the Bitcoin ecosystem is currently at the crossroads due to the government's interest in regulating the digital currency. Following the creation of an inter-ministerial committee to evaluate cryptocurrencies and potential regulatory steps, there are speculations that Secur...


Fake PBoC Digital Currency Project Has Chinese Regulators Concerned No Comments

Most cryptocurrency users are well aware of what the PBoC aims to achieve. More specifically, the financial institution is looking to issue a national digital currency. It appears this plan will not come to fruition soon, though. What is worrisome is how a promotion of a fake PBOC-based digital currency gains a lot of momentum right now. These products are not authorized by the People's Bank of Ch...


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Palestine Plans to Issue a National Digital Currency in the Next Five Years No Comments

Quite a few countries and regions are contemplating creating their own digital currency. Given the popularity of Bitcoin, that is anything but surprising. The latest region to unveil their plans is none other than Palestine. The local monetary authority has warmed up to the concept of a bank-issued digital currency. A Digital Currency For Palestine Makes Sense It is quite interesting to see so ...


Monolith Studio Announces TokenCard; Crowdsale Starts on May 2, 2017 No Comments

Monolith Studio launches the crowdsale for TokenCard – world’s first ERC20-compliant debit card for Ethereum. TokenCard is the first debit card powered by smart contracts and is created by Monolith Studio. With TokenCard, Monolith Studio will bring the VISA payments network to Ethereum for the first time. This development opens up possibilities for token holders to use Ether as well as oth...


BlockPool Announces Token Exchange Campaign for B2B Blockchain Project No Comments

B2B Blockchain solutions provider BlockPool has revealed the launch date of its much-awaited BPL token exchange campaign. It will kick off on the 1st of May, and will run until 30th of June, 2017. BlockPool is proposing to offer a diverse range of blockchain applications for all kinds of business verticals. The UK-based organisation has developed a flagship blockchain — called BlockPool Block...


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