Six EU Nations Sign Agreement to Regulate Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

The Government of Malta this week announced the signing of a joint declaration of cooperation on Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT). They joined a group of six other Southern European countries; France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Greece, and Cyprus. Transformative Technology The countries released a joint-statement noting a shared view that the digital sphere is an ideal […]

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Binance to Launch Binancechain For ‘Millions of Coins,’ CEO Confirms

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by means of traded volumes will be launching its own public blockchain in “a couple of months or so,” according to its CEO, Changpeng Zhao.  ‘There Will be Millions of Coins and Thousands of Blockchains’ Speaking at the stage of Forbes Asia Forum: Decrypting Blockchain, the CEO of the Binance […]

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Bitcoin, Blockchain Jobs Openings Are Booming Hitting 18-Month High

The Bitcoin and Blockchain jobs industry is booming despite price deflation, a new survey from Glassdoor has revealed. 1775 Bitcoin, Blockchain Jobs In August The findings, which originally appeared in mid-October, covered an 18-month period from April 2017 through August 2018. In that time, the number of job openings “related” to both Bitcoin and Blockchain […]

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Wyoming Passes Blockchain Bank Bill Despite Industry Opposition

Despite serious opposition from the banking industry, the state of Wyoming has passed a blockchain bank bill almost unanimously. The move further cements the state’s welcoming approach to blockchain integration. 13-1 Majority to Pass the Bill The state of Wyoming has a reputation for being welcoming towards blockchain technology. This reputation was strengthened by a legislative […]

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Shell & BP Are Now Selling Crude Oil on the Blockchain

Shell and BP are now using a blockchain-based trading platform for crude oil, which they hope will solve trade and settlement inefficiencies. Shell & BP Hope Blockchain Will Solve Inefficiencies Vakt is first to market of several pilot schemes which have been in development, which Bitcoinist reported on back in January 2018. It comes courtesy of […]

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Simplicity Language to Give Bitcoin Ethereum-Like Smart Contract Capabilities

Simplicity, a combinator-based, typed, and functional language for blockchain applications can reportedly enable Bitcoin’s Script language to handle more complex yet reliable smart contracts. Bitcoin Script Language is Limited, For Now According to a new research from Blockstream on Simplicity – a blockchain applications language – distributed ledgers pose a range of unique challenges, which make traditional […]

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Cryptocurrency Winter Special: Two to HODL and One to FODL

This week provides another opportunity for a cryptocurrency HODL vs. FODL analysis. With Black Friday having just passed this is the perfect opportunity to do some shopping. Cryptocurrency Winter is Here BTC 00 having fallen more than 30% in the prior week has brought many cryptocurrencies lower with it. However, with a lower BTC comes […]

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Unknown Vendor Creates a One-to-One Fake Copy of Trezor One

Imposter copies of the popular Bitcoin and cryptocurrency wallet Trezor One have purportedly been spotted on the market. The company makes it clear how to spot the fakes from the originals. Trezor One Clones on the Market An identical copy of the Trezor One has been spotted on the market — a non-genuine device which […]

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India Ready to Unveil Cryptocurrency Law Next Month

The government of India may provide clarity on cryptocurrency regulation as soon as next month with a new draft bill now in the works. Clarity Soon Citing a counter-affidavit issued by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Quartz reports that the country’s government is likely to provide some clarity on the matter of cryptocurrencies sometime in the […]

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SEC Slaps Paragon, Airfox ICOs With $250,000 Fine

US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) repeated calls for ICO token issuers to comply with securities laws November 16 as it enforced penalties against Paragon and AirFox. Paragon, Airfox Will Lose Millions In a statement, the SEC appeared to seek a balance between permissiveness and enforcement of “well-established” rules as it confirmed legal […]

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