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As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency projects are already forcing banking incumbents to work more efficiently, the Federal Reserve, the central bank in the U.S., is reportedly “seriously considering” to develop a new and faster payments system for domestic use in the U.S., a recent letter from Fed Chairman Jerome...
Starting today, cryptocurrency exchanges can apply to be regulated by Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), as it published a framework for crypto exchanges. The new rules covers aspects of custody, know-your-customer requirements, anti money laundering rules and market manipulation, besides issues specific to the cryptocurrency industry, Ashley Alder,...
Prominent gold bug and Bitcoin skeptic Peter Schiff is a genius. Okay, he isn't, but the apparent loss of his bitcoin (BTC) holdings has helpfully raised the topic of crypto-wallet security. Yes, your holdings will most likely remain safe so long as you follow best practices, but the frequency with...
Before Beyond Meat announced its partnership with Alibaba, the firm revealed another deal in China deal with the Sinodis food distributor. Beyond Meat Inc (NASDAQ: BYND) stock continued to rise these days. This is after the meat alternative firm announced it would partner Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (HKG: 9988) retail...
Poloniex declared that it is posting (GRIN) on its stage. In the meantime, they will likewise be assigning a bit of all Grin exchange charges on Poloniex to the Grin General Fund. The data was discharged by Jed Breed, Digital Asset Lead at Circle, in a blog entry on...
Facebook could announce its new digital currency called GlobalCoin this month. This is according to a recent report released by CNBC. Apparently, users will be able to take their salary in the form of this new currency. This would be important for the crypto market because it would allow...
It’s no secret that stablecoins are meant to be stable. The question is: do they have stable business models capable of earning profits for the companies behind them? The short answer is that, in many cases, they do. However, as the cryptocurrency industry matures one of the main selling points...
The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has issued some USD 2.8 billion worth of blockchain-issued financial bonds to small business loans in China. Per reports from Xinhua and Naeil Shinmun, the central bank says that it used its “own independently developed blockchain bond issuance system” to issue the bonds on...
Blockchain-powered decentralized browser operator Brave (BAT) has filed a formal General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) complaint against Google, stating that the search engine giant has violated regulations pertaining to its users’ data. Brave claims Google has violated Article 5(1)b of the GDPR, a European Union data protection and privacy law...
Bitcoin (BTC) prices have been skyrocketing globally of late, but in one part of the world, crypto fever is not yet making its mark – or at least not to the extent that it did three years ago. That place is South Korea, where 2017’s crypto bubble arguably peaked, amid...