Monthly Archives: July 2018

Former US President Bill Clinton to Give Keynote Speech at Ripple’s Fall Tech Conference

Former US President Bill Clinton will give a keynote and Q&A at Ripple’s fall Swell conference. Ripple’s global payments tech conference, Swell, will start off this fall with a keynote speech from 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton, according to Ripple’s July 31 blog post. Former President Clinton’s keynote and Q&A in San Francisco on Oct. 1 will be moderated by Gene Sperling, the National Economic Council Director and Advisory under both Presidents Clinton and Obama. The blog post notes that former President Clinton helped […]

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KPMG Report: US Blockchain Investment in 2018 to Date has Outstripped 2017’s Total

Fresh analysis from “big four” auditor KPMG shows that U.S. blockchain investment in in the first half of 2018 has already exceeded the overall total seen in 2017. Fresh analysis from KPMG shows that blockchain investment in the U.S. in the first half of 2018 has exceeded the overall total seen in 2017, according to its biannual “The Pulse of Fintech” report released today, July 31. KPMG is one of the world’s largest auditing firms, collectively known as “The Big Four” — alongside Deloitte, Ernst & Young […]

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PR: Keynote Brings the World Blockchain Forum to London

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The world’s largest blockchain conference explores the promise of blockchain technology, trends and investments. Keynote is excited to announce the program agenda for their next endeavour, the world’s largest two-day blockchain coming to London this September. The conference will feature a star-studded […]

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Thomson Reuters Eikon to Display Data on 50 Cryptocurrencies From Cryptocompare

Institutional financial traders are about to receive access to new data feeds on fifty cryptocurrencies supplied by Cryptocompare. These will be added to Eikon, Thomson Reuters’ flagship financial information platform which was launched back in 2010. Also Read: Banks Don’t Really Want to Use ‘Blockchain’ for FX Settlement After All Increasing Demand for Crypto Coverage Toronto-headquartered multinational mass media and information firm, Thomson Reuters Corporation (NYSE: TRI), has entered into a strategic partnership with Cryptocompare, the cryptocurrency market data aggregator. Under the agreement, the aggregator will integrate […]

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Audit Firm to Build a Bug Prediction Market for Smart Contracts

sponsored The Bug Prediction Market will be launched in the second half of 2019. Audit experts will be able to stake on a smart contract vulnerability that they discover. Ethereum-based startup Solidified is developing a decentralized, smart contract audit platform, aiming to make the process easier to arrange and to provide a transparent and accountable metric of smart contract security. The company recently conducted a Seed round with Innogy New Ventures to develop a new initiative in security — the Bug Prediction Market. “Solidified is an established, […]

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Will Blockchain Protect the World Economy from Financial Crises?

Ex-VP at J.P. Morgan Chase said that blockchain could have prevented the 2008 financial crisis. And he is not the first one to suggest this. In the blockchain movement’s ideology, the 2008 financial crisis holds a special spot. A critical juncture in the history of global capitalism, it readily provides a bedrock narrative that justifies the very purpose of a decentralized digital currency. This is what happens when we put too much trust in centralized custodians of wealth; this is what the breakdown of centralized trust — […]

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Regulations Round-Up: Holland Targets Electricity Theft, MI Republican Wants More Oversight

In recent regulatory news, Dutch police have reported an increase in electricity fraud associated with crypto mining, a Michigan Republican member of the House Financial Services Committee has urged Congress to make the development of clear guidelines overseeing the cryptocurrency industry a top priority, and digital currency advocacy group, Chamber of Digital Commerce, has published a report outlining regulatory principles governing the cryptocurrency industry. Also Read: Interest in Philippines Economic Zone Crypto License Spikes – 17 Firms Paid in Full Dutch Authorities Crack Down on Electricity Theft The […]

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Bitprim Launches Keoken — A Token and Smart Contract Platform for BCH

Over the past few months, many Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents have been discussing ideas such as representative tokens and smart contracts powered by the BCH network. Further, a few well-known organizations like Bitmain, Cryptonize.it and other BCH developers have introduced their own tokenization ideas. Now the firm Bitprim has announced the launch of a new token creation and smart contract platform called ‘Keoken’, an open protocol for extending blockchain functionality. Also Read: Market Caps for Privacy-Centric Currencies Have Dropped Significantly Bitprim Team Launches a Token Asset Creation and Smart […]

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Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Planning Several Trading Restrictions: Report

The association of 16 government-approved bitcoin exchanges is reportedly working on imposing a number of trading restrictions. Jiji Press reported that there is a plan to impose trading limits for all users and additional restrictions for minors and the elderly. This follows recent reports of the association introducing margin trading limits as part of its self-regulatory rules. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Possible Trading Caps According to Jiji Press news agency, the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (Jvcea) is planning to set trading […]

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The Daily: Bitcoin Sceptics, Bitmain Gets Richer, Twitter Bots Subside

In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief it seems that Twitter is starting to get a grip on the impersonator bots that have dogged the platform all year. We’ve also got news of a crypto meetup that’s only for sceptics, and it turns out that Bitmain is even richer than anyone thought. Also read: Bitcoin ETF Rejection Sparks Firm’s Public Protest Bitmain Adds a Couple Billion to Its Valuation As we reported earlier this month, Chinese mining behemoth Bitmain has been valued at $12 billion ahead of its […]

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