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Switzerland’s central bank is exploring the use of digital currencies for trading

Switzerland’s central bank is exploring the use of digital currencies for trading

Switzerland’s central bank is working with the country’s stock exchange to examine the possible use of digital currencies in trading.

CNBC October 16, 2019
SOCIAL MEDIA Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress on Facebook’s libra cryptocurrency

SOCIAL MEDIA Mark Zuckerberg to testify before Congress on Facebook’s libra cryptocurrency

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House Financial Services Committee this month, the committee announced Wednesday.

CNBC October 16, 2019
The blockchain concept

The blockchain concept

Blockchain is the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Fundamentally, the blockchain is simply a ledger, a digital record of transactions associated with a digital currency, a Bitcoin, for instance.

Tech Xplore October 16, 2019
Crypto Investment Up 300% in Third Quarter, Grayscale Reports

Crypto Investment Up 300% in Third Quarter, Grayscale Reports

Grayscale Investments, which offers investors access to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the form of shares, on Tuesday reported a record third-quarter inflow of over a quarter of a billion dollars.

Fortune October 15, 2019
Monday was supposed to be a big day for Facebook's Libra. Instead, it lost another partner

Monday was supposed to be a big day for Facebook's Libra. Instead, it lost another partner

Monday was supposed to be an exciting day for Libra. Its governance organization, the Libra Association, held an inaugural meeting to select members for its leadership team — a critical milestone for the Facebook (FB)-developed cryptocurrency project.

CNN Business October 15, 2019
China wants centralised digital currency after bitcoin crackdown

China wants centralised digital currency after bitcoin crackdown

As Facebook readies to launch its answer to bitcoin, China is set to introduce its own digital currency—one that could allow the government and the central bank to see what people spend their money on, according to analysts.

Tech Xplore October 15, 2019
Uber and Spotify Among Partners to Officially Join Facebook in the Libra Association

Uber and Spotify Among Partners to Officially Join Facebook in the Libra Association

Facebook’s remaining partners in its digital currency project signed paperwork Monday to officially join the Libra Association, a new governing body that will oversee the social media giant’s proposed global cryptocurrency, Libra.

Fortune October 14, 2019
UBS implements we.trade blockchain

UBS implements we.trade blockchain

The platform targets small- and mid-sized corporate clients in Europe with bank payment guarantees and invoice financing. It is a bid to negotiate global contracts without the usual load of paperwork.

International Investment October 14, 2019
How Cryptocurrency And Decentralization Could Change The Entertainment Industry

How Cryptocurrency And Decentralization Could Change The Entertainment Industry

Streaming giants such as Spotify and Youtube have taken over the entertainment industry in the last decade. With over 19 billion dollars generated in 2018, the music industry has turned into a goldmine for streaming platforms and advertisers.

Forbes October 14, 2019
Bitcoin’s Existential Risks; New Crypto Tax Rules

Bitcoin’s Existential Risks; New Crypto Tax Rules

Get Forbes’ top crypto and blockchain stories delivered to your inbox every Friday for the latest news on bitcoin, other major cryptocurrencies and enterprise blockchain adoption.

Forbes October 13, 2019
Bitcoin And Ethereum Suddenly Soar Despite SEC Blow

Bitcoin And Ethereum Suddenly Soar Despite SEC Blow

Bitcoin and ethereum, the two biggest cryptocurrencies by market value, suddenly soared yesterday despite the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejecting the latest attempt at creating a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Forbes October 10, 2019
IRS’s New Cryptocurrency Rules Create ‘Messy’ Problems for Industry

IRS’s New Cryptocurrency Rules Create ‘Messy’ Problems for Industry

For the first time since 2014, the Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday offered formal guidance on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin—and not everyone is happy. While the new information clears up some long standing accounting questions, it also could expose anyone who owns cryptocurrency to unpleasant tax predicaments.

Fortune October 9, 2019
UNICEF Expands Use Of Blockchain To Help Deliver For Children

UNICEF Expands Use Of Blockchain To Help Deliver For Children

Since 2015, UNICEF has been exploring ways to leverage blockchain technology to support its global humanitarian efforts and accelerate results for children. Blockchain supports new systems of exchange that allow users to send value in the form of cryptocurrency — “crypto” for short — directly from one party to another, without the need for intermediaries. These exchanges are often referred to as smart contracts.

Forbes October 9, 2019
PayPal abandons Facebook-backed Libra cryptocurrency group

PayPal abandons Facebook-backed Libra cryptocurrency group

Pioneering digital payments firm PayPal on Friday said it is abandoning an alliance intended to oversee the Facebook-backed Libra cryptocurrency, which has come under attack by regulators.

Tech Xplore October 4, 2019
Exploring cryptocurrency and blockchain in Iceland

Exploring cryptocurrency and blockchain in Iceland

Imagine a hairdryer running on high, continuously, for 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The energy it drains—about 40 kilowatts per hour—equals what one extremely powerful specialized computer uses to mine cryptocurrency. A single six-building data center outside a small town in northern Iceland houses nearly 30,000 of these machines.

Tech Xplore October 1, 2019

U.S. House Passes Bill Requiring Study Of Blockchain Technology

Last Thursday the “Advancing Innovation To Assist Law Enforcement Act” passed in the House of Representatives. The bill requires the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) to conduct a study on the use of blockchain, AI, and other technologies by the agency and provide a report to the House Financial Services Committee and the Senate Banking Committee.

Forbes September 26, 2019

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