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Switzerland Formally Considers State Backed Cryptocurrency

Switzerland Formally Considers State Backed CryptocurrencyReuters reported Switzerland is formally considering the possibility of a state-backed cryptocurrency. Its government has asked legislators commission a study on the pros and cons of a Swiss “e-franc.” Also read: Alec Baldwin’s Lambo Movie Backed by Crypto Tech Switzerland Considers State Backed E-Franc Switzerland’s Federal Council explained why it was asking for a formal […]

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Smart Contract-Based Decentralized Exchange Dex.top Launches This Month

Smart Contract-Based Decentralized Exchange Dex.top Launches This MonthThis week news.Bitcoin.com spoke with the team behind a new trading platform called Dex.top — a decentralized exchange built using a smart contract. According to the Dex.top developers the exchange has no access to a user’s private key and assets are never held on the Dex. This means, much like the cryptocurrency wallets out there […]

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Major Belarusian Bank Starts Offering Bitcoin CFD as Belarus Gets Less Crypto Friendly

Major Belarusian Bank Starts Offering Bitcoin CFD as Belarus Gets Less Crypto FriendlyA well-known bank in Belarus will begin offering a bitcoin contract for difference (CFD) product through its platform, a joint project with a Swiss bank. Meanwhile, Belarus is growing less crypto friendly, reportedly amending its decree to impose strict KYC rules. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space New Bitcoin CFD Product Mtbankfx is an accredited […]

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Bitcoin Smart Banknotes Launched in Singapore

Bitcoin Smart Banknotes Launched in SingaporeA digital asset smart banknote manufacturer has launched bitcoin banknotes at a store in Singapore. Designed to make owning and circulating cryptocurrencies as easy as using paper money, they are currently available in denominations of 0.01 and 0.05 BTC. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Bitcoin Banknotes Debut in Singapore Digital asset […]

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Most Britons Won’t Support a Crypto Issued by the Bank of England Says Poll

Most Britons Won’t Support a Crypto Issued by the Bank of England, PollAlmost two thirds of British people would not support a cryptocurrency issued by their central bank, according to a survey. Pollsters also found that the majority of Britons have already heard of bitcoin, however, a third of the respondents admitted they would be more likely to invest in cryptocurrencies if they were regulated. Also read: […]

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Bank of Japan Turns Back on State-Issued Cryptocurrency

Bank of Japan Turns Back on State-Issued CryptocurrencyThe Bank of Japan has become the latest government financial institution to recognize the risks of state-issued cryptocurrencies. According to its Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya, a national digital coin may jeopardize the traditional financial system established in developed countries. The Japanese central bank has no plans to issue its own crypto, he said. Also read: […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Pornhub? We’ve Never Heard of Pornhub

Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Pornhub? We’ve Never Heard of PornhubBitcoin in Brief for Wednesday is a potpourri of quickies to get your day going: Pornhub, a website we’ve never heard of, has joined the crypto revolution (well, Verge at least); South Korea’s loss is Switzerland’s gain; bitcoin blamed for every crime under the sun; Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin is accused of favoritism; and bitcoin cash […]

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The Challenge of Conforming Crypto to the Language of Regulation – or Vice Versa

An often overlooked hurdle in the formulation of legislative apparatus for cryptocurrency is the challenge of adapting cryptocurrency to the classifications and language of financial regulations. Also Read: Research Paper Declares Bitcoin Compliant With Shariah Law Language Barrier Between Regulators and Crypto Community A recent article authored by Jonathan Chester, the chief executive officer of Bitwage, […]

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Corporations Bypassing Korean ICO Regulations With Overseas Subsidiaries

Corporations Bypassing Korean ICO Regulations With Overseas SubsidiariesMajor corporations in South Korea are increasingly establishing cryptocurrency subsidiaries and launching initial coin offerings outside of the country due to prohibitive regulations. They are seeking opportunities in countries like Japan, Switzerland, Singapore, and Gibraltar. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Regulations Driving Away Businesses An increasing number of corporations in […]

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