Zimbabwe High Court Reverses Central Bank’s Cryptocurrency Ban
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Bitcoin, crypto
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Zimbabwe High Court Reverses Central Bank’s Cryptocurrency Ban

austin - May 25, 2018

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Zimbabwe-based exchange Golix filing a lawsuit over the recent Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) ‘cryptocurrency ban’ that was issued in a…

American Express Taps Hyperledger Blockchain for Rewards Program Revamp
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Blockchain, crypto
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American Express Taps Hyperledger Blockchain for Rewards Program Revamp

austin - May 25, 2018

American Express has deployed Hyperledger’s blockchain technology to make its Membership Rewards program more versatile, marking the first application of blockchain technology to a major U.S. financial services…

The Record-Breaking $152 Million Battle Over Blockchain Betting Tool Augur
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Blockchain
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The Record-Breaking $152 Million Battle Over Blockchain Betting Tool Augur

austin - May 25, 2018

Three years ago, Augur, a prediction market system that runs on the ethereum blockchain, held one of the first initial coin offerings (ICOs), long before the funding…

DOJ’s Bitcoin Price Manipulation Probe a ‘Good Thing’: Mike Novogratz
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Bitcoin, crypto
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DOJ’s Bitcoin Price Manipulation Probe a ‘Good Thing’: Mike Novogratz

austin - May 25, 2018

Billionaire investor and former hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz said that he is optimistic that the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) recently-launched probe into allegations of bitcoin…

The crackdown on cryptocurrencies is a good thing, say traders
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The crackdown on cryptocurrencies is a good thing, say traders

austin - May 25, 2018

Regulating cryptocurrencies is a good thing and it might even help advance the digital currency market, crypto trader Ran Neu-Ner told CNBC on Thursday. Read more...

Coinjar Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Supporting AUD Pairings
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Coinjar Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Supporting AUD Pairings

austin - May 25, 2018

Coinjar has announced the launch of a cryptocurrency exchange that will exclusively offer AUD currency for fiat pairings. The exchange currently offers AUD and BTC pairings for…

UN’s Project Services Arm Partners With IOTA to ‘Expedite’ its Mission With Blockchain
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UN’s Project Services Arm Partners With IOTA to ‘Expedite’ its Mission With Blockchain

austin - May 25, 2018

The United Nations signed a “memorandum of understanding” with blockchain platform IOTA to explore how the technology can increase efficiency, the two parties confirmed May 22. Read more...

The Marshall Islands replaces the US dollar with its own cryptocurrency
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The Marshall Islands replaces the US dollar with its own cryptocurrency

austin - May 24, 2018

The Marshall Islands made its own cryptocurrency, doing away with the US dollar. The government has signed the change into law, making the “sovereign” its new official…

SEC Chairman Applauds ‘Operation Crypto-Sweep’
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SEC Chairman Applauds ‘Operation Crypto-Sweep’

austin - May 24, 2018

The chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Jay Clayton, has issued a statement “applaud[ing]” the efforts of authorities associated with the North American…

IBM to Hire Blockchain Researchers for French Expansion
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Blockchain, crypto
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IBM to Hire Blockchain Researchers for French Expansion

austin - May 24, 2018

Technology giant IBM is hiring nearly 2,000 people in France - and many of them will be focusing on blockchain technology, chief executive Virginia Rometty said Wednesday.…

Ticketfly Co-Founder Joins Forces With Cryptocurrency Pioneers to Create New Blockchain Protocol
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Blockchain
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Ticketfly Co-Founder Joins Forces With Cryptocurrency Pioneers to Create New Blockchain Protocol

austin - May 24, 2018

Ticketfly and Ticketweb co-founder Dan Teree is teaming up with cryptocurrency pioneer Riccardo "fluffypony" Spagni and entrepreneur Naveen Jain to launch a new blockchain protocol that could pave the way for the eventual shift…

Here’s What Happened At Graceland’s Ethereum Conference
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crypto, Ethereum
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Here’s What Happened At Graceland’s Ethereum Conference

austin - May 24, 2018

Throughout 2018, blockchain and cryptocurrency hackathons are taking place on every continent but Antartica. In the United States alone, conferences are happening in Las Vegas, Atlanta, Berkeley, Raleigh, San Francisco, New York City, Seattle and,…

Indian Government Considering 18% Retroactive Tax on Crypto Trading, Mining
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Indian Government Considering 18% Retroactive Tax on Crypto Trading, Mining

austin - May 24, 2018

The government of India is reportedly considering levying a type of consumption tax on cryptocurrency trading and even mining. The most grievous part of this proposal is…

American Express Integrates Blockchain To Its Membership Rewards Program
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Blockchain
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American Express Integrates Blockchain To Its Membership Rewards Program

austin - May 24, 2018

Financial services corporation American Express (AmEx) has announced a blockchain application to its Membership Rewards program in partnership with online merchant Boxed, Associated Press reported May 23. Read more...

Bye Bye, GDAX! Coinbase Buys Ethereum Startup As Part Of ‘Pro’ Rebrand
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Bye Bye, GDAX! Coinbase Buys Ethereum Startup As Part Of ‘Pro’ Rebrand

austin - May 24, 2018

Heavily funded cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has purchased Ethereum startup Paradex for undisclosed terms, in a deal announced today. Read more...