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August 26, 2018

 

Singapore's central bank is working with the Singapore Exchange and three technology partners - Anquan, Deloitte and Nasdaq - to develop Delivery versus Payment (DvP) capabilities for settlement of tokenised assets across different blockchain platforms.

The collaborati...

August 23, 2018

Liechtenstein's Union Bank is taking advantage of the principality's blockchain-friendly regulations to issue its own security tokens, closely followed by the release of a fiat-backed digital currency.

The bank says the move will extends its presence in the cryptocurren...

August 23, 2018

Thailand's Central bank has kicked off a project with R3 and eight banks on the development of a digital currency (CBDC) for use in domestic wholesale funds transfers.

The initiative was first revealed in a speech given by Central Bank governor Veerathai Santiprabhob at...

August 14, 2018

“Blockchain but not bitcoin”. A sentence that appears to be making the rounds of late. The meteoric rise of Bitcoin has caused Wall Street and big business to sit up and take notice of the underdog asset class. High-flying bankers like Jamie Dimon (JP Morgan Chase) and...

August 12, 2018

Two common complaints among crypto traders are that platforms which didn’t before are now demanding identification documents and that more venues close their doors to residents of some countries. While users naturally lash out at the companies, it is important to remem...

August 11, 2018

Ethereum’s price has fallen 80% in the past eight months, while its hashrate has tripled to now 300 trillion per second.

That means if your mining gear was earning $100 in December, it now earns only $2.5, showing just how brutal the mining business can be.

However, much...

August 8, 2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is set to make final decisions on nine proposed bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the next two months.

As first reported Tuesday by CoinDesk, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) delayed a decision on...

August 6, 2018

$25million (£19m) worth of cartoon cats have now been bought and sold.

It is hard to believe that cats existed before the internet. They were the original memes, way back when only Richard Dawkins knew what a meme was.

Cats are internet gold because they resemb...

August 6, 2018

The world witnessed the explosive rise of blockchain last year, the popularity of cryptocurrencies, in particular, has reached a fever pitch. Under current regulatory frameworks, many aspects of cryptocurrency are still operating in murky waters. Yet, when it comes to...

August 2, 2018

Research will eventually focus on how to handle disputes from public and private blockchains and 'smart' contracts

“The taskforce is in line with our guiding principle to deliver courts as a service, powered by technology and extended through cooperation agreements and...

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