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The EU is Now Targeting “Unpermissioned” Blockchains

The EU has recently been very active in attempting to regulate digital currencies, including bitcoin. Last week, Bitcoin.com reported on the European Parliament’s proposal to...

Gold Bug Peter Schiff Calls Bitcoin ‘Digital Fool’s Gold’

This week CNBC broadcast a debate between financial markets commentator Brian Kelly, and gold proponent and economist Peter Schiff on the show “Fast Money.”...

Bitcoin-Powered Whaleclub Crosses $1B in Total Trading Volume

The Hong Kong-based Whaleclub is a bitcoin trading platform that has amassed over 15,000 traders since it started in January of 2016. The trading engine...

Bitcoin-Friendly Denmark to Appoint First Digital Ambassador

Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and other technology giants have reached such importance and power that “they merit their own ambassador,” says Danish Foreign Minister Anders...

In the Battle Between Google, Facebook, and Amazon Against Banks: Bitcoin...

As the banking industry struggles to keep its competitive advantage, experts mull the possibility of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon snatching from banks the...

Is Atomic Cross-Blockchain Interoperability the Future of Finance?

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts paint a picture of digital currency and interoperable blockchains as the future of finance. They envisage a day where blockchain utilities like...

US Municipalities Hesistant on Bitcoin

While the city of Zug, Switzerland, begins testing bitcoin payments, municipalities in the U.S. still see bitcoin as high risk with little reward. They’ve...

Is Bitcoin the Currency of Artificial Intelligence?

Futurists imagine a day where robots might own ‘themselves’, and even trade property with other robots. Some believe bitcoin could even become the ‘currency...

Migrant Workers Attract Remittance Startup Bitspark to Southeast Asia

Hong Kong-based Bitspark Limited, a bitcoin remittance company, has announced a new partnership with Malaysian Vitaxel Group. Vitaxel Group, which specializes in multi-level marketing,...

New Banking Charters for US Fintech Startups Coming

Regulators are planning for new banking licenses for fintech startups across the U.S., said Comptroller of the Currency, Thomas J. Curry last week. The measure...

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