The World Needs Fewer Blockchain Ideas and More Decentralization

Blockchain has become somewhat of a buzzword in the financial sector. Many people have high expectations for this revolutionary technology. However, some critics claim the financial sector needs decentralization, rather than more proprietary solutions. There are some reasons as to why this latter approach may be preferable. Is Blockchain Over-hyped? According to a recent piece […]

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Shipping Startup Refutes Claims of Securities Laws Violations by State Regulator

Logistics and supply chain startup ShipChain has refuted the claim of South Carolina regulators that it ran afoul of state securities laws, according to a statement May 24. Earlier this week, the company was issued a cease-and-desist order from the South Carolina Attorney General’s office. The order stated that ShipChain was offering securities to state […]

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Distributed Business Accelerator Launches to Cultivate Blockchain …

As part of New York Blockchain Week, Distributed Business Accelerator (DBA) publicly launched their global blockchain accelerator community designed to cultivate an ecosystem of blockchain startups. The CEO of the project is Tom Tao, formerly of IBM and Chainbase Accelerator. In opening remarks, Tao gave his outlook on the industry and extrapolated on where he […]

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London Fintech Firm Revolut adds Ripple and Bitcoin Cash Trading

The British based company that created the first app allowing customers to invest in Bitcoin has announced it will add Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) as it completes series C fundraising of $250 million. Revolut to add Ripple and Bitcoin Cash to its App Four-year-old Revolut founded by former institutional trader Nikolay Storonsky began as […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, TRON: Price Analysis, May 23

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. At the press time, top nine digital currencies […]

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CFTC Publishes New Advisory to Clarify Crypto Futures Trading

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) — the United States’ top-ranking derivatives regulator — has published an advisory providing further guidance to both clearinghouses and exchanges seeking to list cryptocurrencies on their platforms. The cryptocurrency space has been riddled with concerns about the vetting process for contracts, like bitcoin futures, and the CFTC is looking […]

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Argentinian Bank to Use Bitcoin for Cross-Border Transactions

BMV bank has revealed a partnership with Bitex to allow customers to make cross-border payments in Bitcoin. They aim to utilise Bitcoin as a low-fee cryptocurrency which can be transferred across borders and easily exchanged for fiat currencies. Bank Moves from SWIFT to Bitcoin BMV said in a statement: “The service allows you to reduce […]

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ICE and the Future of Bitcoin Trading and Regulation …

As reported earlier by The New York Times (NYT) and Bitcoin Magazine, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is developing an online trading platform that would allow large investors to trade bitcoin directly. As news about the ICE platform continues to develop, Bitcoin Magazine spoke with lawyers Ben Sauter […]

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OPEN Presents Innovative Protocol Blockchain for Interoperability*

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain, undoubtedly, will disrupt companies and entire industries in the near future. OPEN Platform has been working hard from day one to push this vision forward by creating the tools that allow any developer anywhere to accept cryptocurrencies in a plug-and-play manner. This has the potential to tap into the $400 billion of […]

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