Ether & Ripple Doomed As Securities According to Regulation Expert

Ether & Ripple Doomed As Securities According to Regulation Expert Former Obama administration financial regulator Gary Gensler believes cryptocurrencies such as ether and ripple appear as unregistered securities, and in current violation of the law. His comments carry considerable weight in the broader financial community. They also come after venture capitalists and lawyers invested in…

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Blockchain Insurance Policy Developed for Hurricane-Prone Puerto Rico

Blockchain Insurance Policy Developed for Hurricane-Prone Puerto Rico The firm behind a blockchain protocol tailor-made for the insurance industry has designed a decentralized policy to cover natural disasters in hurricane-prone Puerto Rico. According to an announcement Tuesday, Etheric was approached by two local ethereum developers to develop a policy that specifically provides hurricane damage cover…

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Industry Experts: EU Privacy Laws Help, Not Hinder Facebook, Google In Data War

Industry Experts: EU Privacy Laws Help, Not Hinder Facebook, Google In Data War The European Union’s latest privacy laws could in fact benefit the media giants they hope to rein in, The Wall Street Journal claimed April 23, highlighting the need to put power in the hands of consumers, potentially via the use of Blockchain-based platforms. In the run-up to new legislation which…

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The Illiterate Are Key to Bitcoin Adoption

The Illiterate Are Key to Bitcoin Adoption Bitcoin adoption as a currency finds different motives among users, depending on factors such as geography, politics, economic systems, and even literacy. The ones who need Bitcoin the most may even be unaware of its existence due to illiteracy and lack of internet access. Ex-Humanitarian in Afghanistan Calls…

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War On Miners? Maybe Not On This $2 Billion Blockchain

War On Miners? Maybe Not On This $2 Billion Blockchain One of the world’s largest cryptocurrencies could soon put out a welcome mat for more controversial miners – that is, if one of its core developers has his way. Indeed, amidst what has been broadly called a “war on miners,” with cryptocurrencies including ethereum, monero…

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MEW and Kyber Network Launch Decentralized Instant Token Exchange

MEW and Kyber Network Launch Decentralized Instant Token Exchange For immediate release:  Ethereum-based cryptocurrency holders will now be able to instantly exchange their ETH into popular ERC20 tokens using a new token swap function launched by MEW, Ethereum’s original wallet provider, and Kyber Network, the first decentralized, fully on-chain exchange platform. ETH holders can now…

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Reuters Survey: At Least 56 Finance Firms Will Enter Crypto In Next 6 Months

Reuters Survey: At Least 56 Finance Firms Will Enter Crypto In Next 6 Months Twenty percent of financial firms want to “start buying and selling digital tokens” in 2018, Quartz reports Monday, April 23. According to a range of over 400 undisclosed businesses surveyed by Thomson Reuters, one in every five “have plans” to begin direct contact with cryptocurrency assets in…

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