Tag: blockchain

Oct 22 2020

Filecoin – The new decentralized cloud service

Filecoin is a decentralized cloud service for public data with smart contract storage opportunities Filecoin is a B2B and B2C decentralized storage network whose goal it is to reinvent the public data storage market. It was invented by Protocol Labs, an open source laboratory. The first...

Blockchain in Retail Vol.1: Wearable Markets

The blockchain industry is developing rapidly, bringing long-awaited solutions not only to the crypto community but also to regular users. Every digital media outlet claims blockchain to be a transparent digital system, which is aimed at providing trust between a decentralized network and end-users while excluding the intervention of a third party to a transaction process. Changelly is going to provide a series...

DeFi Will Usurp Legacy Banking Says U.S. Currency Chief

Oct 22 2020 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  blockchain cryptocurrency news defi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Developments in DeFi will eventually see banks being sidelined, says Brian Brooks, the acting U.S. Comptroller of the Currency Brooks likened the DeFi/bank battle to the email/postal service battle Humans need “financial services” not banks, says...

Oct 21 2020

Your Wallet in 2030 Will Be Full of Free Money

Oct 21 2020 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  blockchain money trade

Ten years ago, humanity wrestled with a generational crisis named COVID-19. In the wake of the pandemic and its cataclysmic fallout, seismic changes occurred and a wellspring of ideas burst forth. The weaknesses of our society laid bare, people were freed to think differently about the social contract. Conversations around the function of money and who controlled its minting began, triggered by the...

Bahamas ‘Sand Dollar’ is World’s First Active CBDC

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Central Bank of the Bahamas has announced that the world’s first active CBDC, the Sand Dollar, has gone live The CBDC, which is pegged to the Bahamian dollar, has been tested on Exuma and Abaco in recent months The Bahamas has beaten the...

Bahamian Central Bank Launches ‘Sand Dollar’ Digital Currency – World First?

The 'Sand Dollar', pegged to the Bahamian dollar, is now available to all 393,000 Bahamian residents.

Oct 20 2020

Aavegotchi Mainnet Staking Is Live, Here’s What You Need To Know

Leading DeFi/NFT hybrid Aavegotchi announced that it's mainnet GHST token staking functionality has gone live on Oct 20. Though, only available for KYC'ed users, staking would generate a non transferable second token FREN, which can be redeemed for NFT cards, collectibles, contest tickets, games, consumables and more!...

Raoul Pal: CBDCs as Transformative as Bretton Woods

Reading Time: 2 minutes Raoul Pal has said that CBDCs represent the biggest potential change to the global financial system since the Bretton Woods agreement The 1944 agreement formalized a reliance on a gold-backed U.S. dollar and lasted until 1971 Pal says that CBDCs...

How This DOJ Strike Force Hunts Down Cryptocurrency Criminals

Oct 20 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 bitcoin blockchain crime crypto

Magistrate judge Zia Faruqui, and Jessi Brooks, assistant U.S. attorney in the national security section at the United States Attorney’s Office, have prosecuted several cryptocurrency-related cases, many of them amongst the most well-known. In this episode, they talk about: how they came to be involved in the prosecution of so many cases...

Oct 19 2020

What Do FCA Crypto Regulations Mean for Tech Businesses?

Some of the world’s most well-renowned retailers now accept cryptocurrency payments in place of traditional money, but that hasn’t stopped the UK’s finance regulator from reviewing the market. Launching new regulations with a press release in October 2020, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has set rules that will result in an outright ban on […] The post...

Streamr Signs Data Union Deal With Telecoms Body GSMA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Streamr has signed a deal with the GSM Association to pilot their platform with three mobile companies Streamr allows users of platforms to sell their data to the platform for DATA tokens owners rather than unwittingly handing it over for free...

Huobi Targets Western Markets with EUR, GBP, and AUD Support on Huobi OTC

Users in Australia, UK, and the European Union can now purchase crypto with their home countries’ fiat currencies.

Tax Fraud? J5 Probes ‘100s of Accounts’ at Peter Schiff’s Euro Pacific Bank

The renowned Bitcoin skeptic denies any and all allegations that Euro Pacific is guilty of any wrongdoing.

Oct 17 2020

Binance Update: 13th Quarterly Burn And Binance Smart Chain

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced on Oct 17 that it has completed the 13th quarterly BNB token burn, which was also the largest ever in the exchange’s history so far, in terms of approximate USD value, however not in terms of BNB tokens. The team burned over 2.25M BNB tokens, representing 1.27% of the total supply and currently worth over $68M....

CBDC Uptake Could Criminalize Cash Users

Reading Time: 2 minutes CBDCs are gaining traction globally and could soon be a payment option in many countries CBDC adoption would allow governments easy access to the spending habits of its citizens, while cash would remain private and ‘off the chain’ Cash users...

Oct 16 2020

Digital Ruble Report Published by Bank of Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes A report on a digital ruble has been released by The Bank of Russia The report states that a CBDC would work alongside the existing cash system The Bank of Russia puts no timeline on the development of a digital ruble The rise of...

‘Dollar Devastation’, Institutional Investors, G20, & More: This Week in BTC

As political drama continues in the US, institutional investors eye BTC; G20 plans for a CBDC-filled future.

What You Need to Know About the DOJ’s Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework

Oct 16 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 bitcoin bitmex blockchain cftc

Jessie Liu, partner at Skadden and the former US attorney for the District of Columbia, headed up the team that has prosecuted what some believe is the greatest number of cryptocurrency crimes worldwide — Welcome to Video, Dark Scandals, Helix, North Korea, Hamas/Al Qaeda and ISIS. In this episode, she discusses: how she came to create a Threat...

Bitcoin 🐳🚀📈?

Oct 16 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin abc bitmex blockchain btc cftc

\+ CFTC Chair Gushes About ETH This week, another big institutional player invested an eye-opening sum in Bitcoin, while BTC's overall bullish trend shows no signs of slowing down. CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert praised Ethereum while dancing around whether ETH or the greater DeFi landscape should be labeled securities or commodities. We also have a roundup of the latest...

Know a good blog/source that is not listed? Contact us or fill the form below to add one: