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UK FCA’s Final Guidance On Crypto Assets: What It Means For You
As you may know, today the UK Financial Conduct Authority published its final guidance on crypto assets, defining what tokens come under its jurisdiction, classifying what it considers the 3 main types of tokens: Security, E-Money and Unregulated tokens. mohamed_hassan / Pixabay In response to the report, a number of experts in the space have provided their insights, which can be seen
Six Years Since The First ICO And The Shift To STOs
On July 31, 2013, J.R. Willett launched the first ever ICO, Mastercoin (now Omni), and tomorrow will mark 6 years since this monumental occasion. Looking at the last 6 years, it’s evident that the industry has matured and the very nature of fundraising within the blockchain space has changed. We’ve witnessed a slight shift away from ICOs: as evidenced in
Data Standardization Is Critical To Drive Efficiency Into Food Supply Chains
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Food supply chains are often plagued with a lack of visibility and transparency, extending from the farm to the fork. The primary reason for these issues is the way food is being sourced. Food sourcing is now truly global, with produce being shipped from different corners of the world and stocked in supermarkets, moving through the hands of several stakeholders
Blockchain Technology Could Be The Future Of Private Equity
Private equity has become one of the most popular alternative assets over the last couple of years, but investing in PE is complex because there is no secondary market for it. However, one expert suggests security tokens based on a blockchain could solve some of the issues keeping many investors out of the PE space. Thus, blockchain technology could one
Report: Verizon Hiring Blockchain Engineers
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Verizon Communications Inc. VZ is reportedly hiring for blockchain-related jobs. The job openings suggest the telecom may be building a product centered on privacy, security and payments, according to the publication The Block. Read more at Benzinga. Photo: Sarah Stierch (CC BY 4.0)
NexChange Interview Series: Dr. Larry Sanger (Part 1/2)
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In this episode of the NexChange Interview Series, we give you an exclusive interview with Wikipedia co-founder Dr. Larry Sanger, who shares his thoughts on his famous creation and his current blockchain-based project, Everipedia, with NexChange’s Olga Yaroshevsky. Here’s Part One: Transcript: Olga Yaroshevsky: I don’t want to start with the Wikipedia. Dr. Larry Sanger: Good! OY: Let’s start with
Bitcoin Hyper Aims To Make Crypto Practical
Bitcoin Hyper enters the cryptocurrency space as an enhanced version of bitcoin whose processing time is approximately two seconds faster than typical credit card transaction timing. The new cryptocurrency launched Tuesday on the Alterdice.com virtual exchange. Read more at Benzinga. Photo: iStock
Cointime Summit 2019 to Highlight Vietnam’s Blockchain Market
Thanks to very accommodating governments, Southeast Asia has become one of the most dynamic regions for crypto and blockchain, with many countries working toward mainstream implementation of the technology. With a government seeking to transform its economy through blockchain, Vietnam is a great example of this, and the Cointime Summit 2019 aims to highlight the local market and it’s various
Crypto Derivatives Market Fueled By Bitcoin Rally – Will End Badly
Whitney Tilson’s email to investors discussing the IBM value trap; Are Analyst Trade Ideas Valuable?; Bitcoin Rally Fuels Market in Crypto Derivatives; My theory on where Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell got their BIG money. jaydeep_ / Pixabay 1) IBM (IBM) reported yet another dismal quarter after the close yesterday, in which revenue fell 4.2% and operating income (excluding “other
Can Facebook’s Libra Be Used For Illicit Transactions?
ValueWalk’s Q&A session with Dr. Tom Robinson, the Chief Scientist and Co-Founder Elliptic, in which he reacts to the Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) hearing in front of Senate and Congress. In this interview, Dr. Robinson discusses when he got into cryptocurrencies, concerns on Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency, if Venezuela can evade sanctions with Libra, and if Libra can be used for illicit transactions.