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Senator Defends Libra: Says U.S. Is Behind in Crypto & Fintech Game

Cryptocurrency has long flown under the radar of governments. For nearly all of the past decade, a majority of politicians in office, especially those in the western world, have opted not to talk about the subject matter. But this changed with the launch of Libra, Facebook’s crypto and blockchain p..

Upon New SEC Heat, Telegram Pivots on Gram Token Offering

When the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission finds American investors are or might be jeopardized by unregistered securities offerings, it springs into action. Now, encrypted messenger company Telegram is doing some springing itself after being put on its back foot by an emergency restraining order..

Libra Has Lost A Quarter Of It’s Partners: And That Might Not Matter At...

Libra – the cryptocurrency project Facebook that aims to compete with PayPal and other payment processors was facing a terrible blow when nearly 1/4 of their partners decided to drop out from the project citing a number of concerns. But in a recent statement to Yahoo finance, Libra leader David Mar..

Thomson Reuters: Bringing Smart Contracts to the Mainstream With Ethereum & Chainlink

Media conglomerate Thomson Reuters, one of Canada’s leading brands, is eyeing an opportunity to bring the possibilities of Ethereum smart contracts into the mainstream. The effort comes as part of a partnership with OpenLaw, the ConsenSys-backed builders of an open source and peer-to-peer protocol ..

Mike Novogratz: Bitcoin Price Could Fall as Low as $6,500

Bitcoin (BTC) hasn’t been doing all too hot as of late. The cryptocurrency is down by some 45% from its year-to-date peak of $14,000, sentiment has begun to flip widely bearish once again, and investors have begun to brace for Crypto Winter 2: Electric Boogaloo, so to speak. While the bearish price..

What Happens to Your Bitcoin When You Die? Casa Aims to Solve the Problem

This Canadian Thanksgiving, one of my relatives asked me an odd yet interesting question — what happens to your Bitcoin when you die? Do you inherit it, or is it lost to the Ether (haha, I know) forever? At the time, I didn’t have an answer. Knowing my own security protocols for my cryptocurrency, ..

Bitcoin Investor: Only a Matter of Time Before the Federal Reserve Goes Crypto

If you’ve followed the cryptocurrency news cycle at all over the past few months, you likely have noticed the trend of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). With the launch of Facebook’s Libra, which is slated to become a global digital asset used by hundreds of millions of distributed users, go..

Layer1: Bitcoin Mining “Needs a U.S Company to Lead” – Are They Right?

Bitcoin mining should be led by a United States company. That’s according to San Francisco-based Layer1 – a cryptocurrency mining company that just secured $50 million from investors including Peter Thiel, known for co-founding PayPal. The company plans to set up a new mining operation in West Texa..

CTFC “Crypto Dad” Calls for USD to Transition to Blockchain

“Crypto Dad” J. Christopher Giancarlo, the former Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), just called for the powers-that-be in America to transition the U.S. dollar onto blockchain technology. In a new op-ed penned this week, Giancarlo and his former colleage Daniel Gorfi..

EY Wants to Help Governments Clean Up Shop Using Blockchain

“Big Four” accounting powerhouse EY has released yet another blockchain tool, this time one focused on helping governments bring efficiency and transparency to their management of public funds. Announced on October 16th, the EY OpsChain PFM is just the latest solution that the accounting firm has a..

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