Conglomerates’ Deep Pockets Continue Blockchain Growth in South Korea Despite Crypto Ban

Unlike in other countries where startups are at the heart of blockchain development the South Korean blockchain landscape has “chaebols” large family-owned business conglomerates in Korea at its heart. Just about every month reports and announcements of large South Korean compani

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Conglomerates’ Deep Pockets Continue Blockchain Growth in South Korea Despite Crypto Ban

Unlike in other countries where startups are at the heart of blockchain development the South Korean blockchain landscape has “chaebols” large family-owned business conglomerates in Korea at its heart. Just about every month reports and announcements of large South Korean compani

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Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride

LONDON (Reuters) - When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later there are growing signs its entering the establishment its creators sought to subvert. As the cryptocurrency has surged in valu

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Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a...

LONDON (Reuters) - When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later there are growing signs it’s entering the establishment its creators sought to subvert. As the cryptocurrency has surged in val

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Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a...

LONDON (Reuters) - When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later there are growing signs it’s entering the establishment its creators sought to subvert. As the cryptocurrency has surged in val

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Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a...

LONDON (Reuters) - When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later there are growing signs it’s entering the establishment its creators sought to subvert. As the cryptocurrency has surged in val

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Blockchains: distributed ledgers but centrally-controlled processes?

All contracts are incomplete. That is humans can’t foresee all possible future outcomes so it’s impossible to identify and specify terms addressing every possible contingency. If there is too much uncertainty otherwise-beneficial trades might not occur. The welfare-enhancing solu

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Craig Wright: Bitcoin Users Are Money Launderers & Will Rot in Jail

By CCN: According to self-declared Bitcoin creator Craig Wright everyone who runs a Lightning node uses privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero or uses mixing services like CashShuffle will be guilty of money laundering and eventually suffer the brutal legal consequences. Wright sa

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Ethereum to Skyrocket by 70 Percent Against Bitcoin Predicts Analyst

By CCN Markets: On May 21 a pseudonymous cryptocurrency technical analyst named “Rampage” posted on Twitter that ETH/BTC is about ready to catch up to ETH/USD. In a tweet the attached an image in which the price action of two markets is overlaid in a single chart. The analyst pre

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‘Most Ambitious’ Blockchain Startup Since Ethereum Raises $15 Million

By CCN Markets: A blockchain project called Helium has raised $15 million in a round led by enthusiastic technology investors like Multicoin Capital and Google (via venture fund GV). Multicoin wrote a passionate blog post praising the project as one of the most ambitious crypto v

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Report: Gas prices to drop just in time for summer

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Facebook to launch Libra Blockchain testnet next week backed by Libra Reserve

Facebook’s much-anticipated cryptocurrency project more than a year in the making will be unveiled early next week. Facebook and the dozens of partners who The Block identified earlier today will introduce the Libra Association based in Geneva which will oversee Libra “a simple g

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Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas

Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as a city like Las Vegas. The Technical University of Munich said Thursday that researcher Christian Stoll and colleagues first calculated the power consumption o

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Bouncing Back To Blockchain ETFs

The Securities and Exchange Commission bars fund issuers from using the word “blockchain” in fund names but there are some exchange traded funds that are positioned as blockchain funds. The oldest of those funds is the actively managed AMPLIFY TRANSFORMATIONAL DATA SHARING ETF (N

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Its FATFs Way or the Highway for Crypto Exchanges. Thats a Big Mistake

In a few weeks the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is expected to adopt a proposal to impose the standards of wire transfers on blockchain transactions. Despite concerns raised at a private sector consultative forum in Vienna Austria last month the intergovernmental organizati

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Russia Is Getting Serious About Blockchain but Remains on the Fence About Cryptocurrencies

Last week an annual forum featuring Russia’s top people from the economic sector was held in St. Petersburg and cryptocurrencies were a hot topic there. Notably government agents and state-controlled businesses were vocal about their interest in blockchain but seemed to distance

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