Could Cryptocurrency Be a Red Flag for U.S. Workers Seeking Security Clearances?

Ashour Iesho · May 24, 2018 · 11:00 pm Technology and military experts suggest that candidates for defense jobs may not be able to obtain a necessary security clearance if they own Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.  The Struggle for Tech Talent in the Defense Sector The Pentagon is struggling to hire new tech talent. Unlike […]

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Weiss Ratings: Cryptocurrency Will Become ‘Fundamentally Safer’ Than Banks

Wilma Woo · May 23, 2018 · 11:00 pm The founder of Weiss Ratings Agency Martin D. Weiss has forecast that an upcoming rule change in US banking will compel investors to move their money away. Spotlight On Volcker Rule Change Timing In a dedicated blog post about the watering down of the Volcker Rule, […]

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Bitcoin’s 40+ Struggling Hard Forks Show Industry Has ‘Moved On’

Wilma Woo · May 21, 2018 · 1:00 pm Bitcoin now has over 40 hard forks resulting in spin-off tokens, new research reveals, while sentiment suggests most will suffer the fate of most historical altcoins. Bitcoin’s ‘Moved On’ From Hard Forks Being a ‘Bitcoin maximalist’ may not be as crazy as you think. In the latest […]

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This Cryptocurrency Is Funding An Autonomous Sea-Dwelling Community

Dieter Holger · May 20, 2018 · 2:00 am For decades architects and futurists have dreamed of seasteading, a way of living in floating, green-tech cities on the high seas. Now, thanks to the help of a cryptocurrency, the world’s first pilot project is underway. The Seasteading Cryptocurrency A group of academics, investors, and philanthropists […]

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Thailand Temporarily Bans ICOs, Waives Cryptocurrency Tax

Dieter Holger · May 19, 2018 · 2:00 pm Following new cryptocurrencies regulations that came into force Monday, Thailand is grappling with how to regulate and tax the burgeoning market as the public weighs in. Regulations on the Horizon The Thai government will waive the previously planned 7 percent value-added tax (VAT) for individual cryptocurrency investors […]

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Feds Eyeing Regulations to Hit Anonymity of Cryptocurrency

Georgi Georgiev · May 17, 2018 · 3:00 am The feds are contemplating the potential for regulations which would essentially erode one of the most popular aspects of cryptocurrency – its anonymity. During a panel discussion, three United States government officials expressed their sentiment on the potential for future regulations that could seriously affect the […]

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South Korean Tech Giant LG to Launch its Own Blockchain Platform

Georgi Georgiev · May 16, 2018 · 3:00 am In an official press release, LG announced that it will be launching its blockchain-based platform called “Monachain”. It is supposed to have various application across a span of fields such as finance, public, manufacturing, communications, and others. In a press release dated May 13th, LG CNS, […]

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NASDAQ-Powered Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform to Launch in June

Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 15, 2018 · 5:00 am DX.Exchange, a NASDAQ-powered cryptocurrency exchange platform is set to launch in June 2018. DX becomes the latest in a slew of crypto exchange services as the digital currency market continues to mature. The platform hopes to offer a robust ecosystem for OTC derivatives and crypto tokens. […]

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2018’s Bear Market Hasn’t Dissuaded New Cryptocurrency Investors in South Africa

Adam James · May 13, 2018 · 5:00 pm While plenty of individuals around the world undoubtedly got scared off after buying at all-time highs and subsequently watching the value of their cryptocurrency holdings take a nosedive, one recent survey in South Africa suggests the negative consequences of early 2018’s bear market haven’t dissuaded the […]

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