Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed Questions

Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed Questions Mathematics questions pertaining to bitcoin have been included in recent high school matriculation examinations in the Netherlands. Approximately 200,000 Dutch students are estimated to have taken the OVW exam, a mandatory test for students seeking tertiary education in the Netherlands, which included five bitcoin-themed questions. Dutch High School…

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Envion ICO Turns Into a Legal Battle Despite Raising $100M

Envion ICO Turns Into a Legal Battle Despite Raising $100M The initial coin offering industry is plagued by scams, shady projects, and a lot of miscommunication. In the case of the Envion ICO, the founders are suing Matthias Woestmann and his corporation for breaching contractual obligations. This legal action against the shareholders of Envion AG,…

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Binance Coin Price Shoots to Almost $15 in Quick Succession

Binance Coin Price Shoots to Almost $15 in Quick Succession Even though most cryptocurrencies are suffering from another round of bearish pressure, there is always at least one exception to take note of. Binance Coin is surging in value once again, although it is a bit unexpected. The world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange is certainly making a lot of…

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Infosys Partners with 7 Banks for Blockchain Trade Finance Network

Infosys Partners with 7 Banks for Blockchain Trade Finance Network Indian IT giant Infosys is exploring the potential of blockchain technology to bring new efficiencies in trade finance. Infosys Finacle, a subsidiary of the firm, announced Wednesday the development of a trade network called India Trade Connect (ITC) in partnership with seven Indian private banks, including ICICI, Axis Bank, South…

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Cryptocurrencies to be Called “Digital Money” in Russia, Tokens – “Digital Rights”

Cryptocurrencies to be Called “Digital Money” in Russia, Tokens – “Digital Rights” Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has shed some light on the progress authorities are making towards adopting the long-awaited crypto regulations. Legislators will replace common words like “cryptocurrencies” and “tokens” with legal terms such as “digital money” and “digital rights”, he revealed. Two…

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Swiss Government Requests Study on State-Backed Digital Currency

Swiss Government Requests Study on State-Backed Digital Currency The Federal Council of the Government of Switzerland has requested a report on the risks and opportunities of introducing its own state-backed digital currency, or so called “e-franc”, Reuters reported May 17. The Federal Council moved to investigate the subject at the prompt of Swiss lawmaker and vice-president of the Social…

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Tea Tokenizers Arrested in China for Alleged $47 Million Crypto Fraud

Tea Tokenizers Arrested in China for Alleged $47 Million Crypto Fraud Another cryptocurrency project has been busted by law enforcement in China for allegedly soliciting money from investors with fraudulent claims. According to Guangdong Daily, a provincial government organ in China, police in Shenzhen arrested six individuals Monday who allegedly defrauded 3,000 Chinese investors out of $47 million…

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Price of Bitcoin Slides Below $8,100 Amid Consensus Woes

Price of Bitcoin Slides Below $8,100 Amid Consensus Woes This week has marked the duration of the fourth annual Consensus conference, the largest cryptocurrency conference in the world. As attendance more than quadrupled from 2017, to over 9,000 attendees, there was plenty of hype and heavy anticipation of the positive effect Consensus 2018 would have…

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Alec Baldwin’s Lambo Movie Backed by Crypto Tech

Alec Baldwin’s Lambo Movie Backed by Crypto Tech This year it appears crypto is ready for its close up. Hollywood has come knocking in significant ways. Alec Baldwin (The Boss Baby, SNL, Mission Impossible), Antonio Banderas (Shrek, Zorro, Spy Kids), and Oscar-winning filmmaker Bobby Moresco (Crash, Million Dollar Baby) are presently filming Lamborghini. It’s a biographical…

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