カテゴリー: Blockchain

Montana Scores $250 Million Bitcoin Mining Campus

$250Mil Bitcoin Mining Campus Calls Butte, Montana HomeThe Big Sky Country state of Montana keeps raking them in. For the second time this month, a mining operation is announcing its moving to the Butte area. Power Block Coin LLC is reportedly plunking down a quarter of a billion dollars to upgrade existing facilities to mine the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. Also […]

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Turkish Minister Proposes National Cryptocurrency

Turkish Minister Proposes National CryptocurrencyThe deputy chair of Turkey’s Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), Ahmet Kenan Tanrikulu, has written a 22-page report seeking to highlight the regulatory vacuum that presently exists in Turkey pertaining to cryptocurrencies. The report also makes a number of policy recommendations for the development of a regulatory framework for virtual currencies, including advocating that Turkey develop […]

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Centralized Cryptoruble Not Possible, Minister Tells Putin

Centralized Cryptoruble Not Possible, Minister Tells PutinThe Russian Ministry of Finance is not against a national cryptocurrency, provided the state does not participate in it. The creation of a centralized coin, like the cryptoruble, seems impossible, as cryptocurrencies are based on decentralized ledgers, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told President Putin, according to Russian media.   Also read: Russian Authorities Criticized over […]

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California Bill Aims to Recognize Blockchain Records

California Bill Aims to Recognize Blockchain RecordsThe state of California has introduced a new bill that aims to recognize blockchain transactions, digital signatures, and smart contracts as a legal form of record. Assemblyman Ian Calderon introduced Assembly Bill 2658 on February 20 in order to re-define laws that apply to electronic records that take place within the state.   Also read: Indians […]

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Russia to “Tame and Test” Crypto Technologies in Crimea

Russia to “Tame and Test” Crypto Technologies in CrimeaA proposal to “tame” crypto technologies in Crimea has been made in Russia’s parliament this week. A local representative of the Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain told deputies the republic’s jurisdiction can be used to “test the new phenomenon”. RACIB has been working on a roadmap to implement the “Crypto-Crimea” plan and set up […]

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Bitcoin Skeptic Dennis Gartman Duped by Dubious Blockchain Investment

Bitcoin Skeptic Dennis Gartman Duped by Dubious Blockchain Investment‘Commodities King’ Dennis Gartman has been left with a red face and diminished pension fund after investing in a dubious blockchain company. Shares in Riot Blockchain Inc plunged by 30% following a CNBC investigation, leaving Gartman’s fund in a negative balance for the year to date. The trader has previously described bitcoin as being “nothing […]

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Bafin Clarifies Stance on ICOs as More Germans Ask About Tokens

Bafin Clarifies Stance on ICOs As More Germans Ask About TokensGermany’s financial regulator has clarified its position on initial coin offerings. Bafin admitted it was receiving many inquiries about the status of tokens and cryptocurrencies distributed to investors through ICOs. The federal agency advised interested parties to refer to regulations applicable to traditional financial instruments and comply with current requirements. A new survey found out […]

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PR: Smart Contract Platform Fabric Token Raises More Than $1 Million in Less Than a Day After ICO Open

Smart Contract Platform Fabric TokenFabric Token (FT), a New Token Developed on Ethereum, Aims to Provide a Way for Anyone to Create and Deploy Their Very Own Smart Contracts or Decentralized Applications (DAPPs).

The FABRIC TOKEN ECOSYSTEM, a platform, which will allow users to generate smart contracts and DApps, without resorting to technical experts, has raised more than 1.1k ETH (currently equal to more than $1 million USD) in less than a day after ICO open.

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Spain Mulls Tax Breaks for Blockchain and Crypto Firms

Spain Mulls Tax Breaks for Blockchain and Crypto FirmsProposals to introduce tax exemptions for companies using blockchain technologies and cryptocurrency have been put on the table in Spain. The ruling People’s Party is preparing new legislation that will also offer incentives to entrepreneurs raising funds through ICOs. If lawmakers adopt the amendments, investors will not be required to report crypto assets under certain […]

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Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten

Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas As Regulations TightenAs cryptocurrency regulations start to pile up in India, a new trend is emerging for Indians to acquire cryptocurrencies from abroad, such as from relatives or friends with overseas accounts. Also read: Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency Operating Without License Increased Regulations The Indian government has recently intensified its efforts to strengthen the country’s […]

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