UAE Government Launches Blockchain Strategy 2021

UAE Government Launches Blockchain Strategy 2021 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAEand Ruler of Dubai, has launched the ‘UAE Blockchain Strategy 2021’ with the goal of becoming a world leader in adopting technology, the Dubai Media Office reported April 11. During the launch of the ‘UAE Blockchain Strategy 2021’ His Highness Sheikh Mohammed…

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XRP ‘Absolutely Not’ A Security Says Ripple Chief Market Strategist

XRP ‘Absolutely Not’ A Security Says Ripple Chief Market Strategist Ripple Foundation’s chief market strategist Corey Johnson said that XRP is not a security in an interview, CNBC reports April 12. Johnson told CNBC Wednesday that Ripple was not a security as to allay speculation that XRP had not been added to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase due to questions over its status. Johnson said,…

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Digital Asset Taps Former JP Morgan Exec for ASX Project

Digital Asset Taps Former JP Morgan Exec for ASX Project Fintech startup Digital Asset has hired a former JP Morgan Chase executive to work on a blockchain-based clearing and settlement system it is developing for the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Stewart Cowan, formerly the bank’s Asia-Pacific regional head of trading services, will join the firm…

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Blockchains Alone Won’t Fix the Facebook Problem

Blockchains Alone Won’t Fix the Facebook Problem Even before the questions began, one early image from Mark Zuckerberg’s Congressional appearance confirmed that the hearing would focus on all the wrong things. The crush of photographers clamoring for a shot of the Facebook CEO was a reminder that Congressmen would frame their inquiry into the social…

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