Cryptocurrency

KPMG Report: Institutionalization of Crypto Necessary

According to a KPMG Report last week, digital assets like Bitcoin are not truly currencies yet but a new world of finance is emerging in which transacting in crypto-assets may become standard procedure. The comprehensive report in the first instance offers certain use cases for cryptocurrencies.

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Is New Zealand Embracing Cryptocurrency?

One of the first ICOs in New Zealand will launch this month. The reason why this project gained so much attention is that New Zealand is known to be one of the strictest countries in the world, in terms of adapting cryptocurrency.

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Beyond Cryptocurrency: Hardware Wallets as Blockchain Infrastructure

The right kind of wallet can be used to store data and authenticate transactions beyond cryptocurrency. Hardware wallets are a significant cornerstone of cryptocurrency’s budding history. They first arrived on the scene in 2014, when a combination of circumstances ripened around their creation.

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Japan Wants to Regulate Cryptocurrency Wallet Services

Despite granting the industry self-regulatory status, it seems Japanese regulators are still keen to keep an eye on things. The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) recently announced that it is devising a regulatory framework for cryptocurrency wallet services, Bitcoin News reports.

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Top 2018 Cryptocurrency Trends You Should Know About

After a very exciting 2017 when the crypto world was thrown into a massive frenzy mostly due to good news, there came 2018 with its bearish market and lots and lots of ups and downs. Without a doubt, we are currently living in the most technologically advanced age in our history as humans.

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Has the Number of UK/US Businesses That Use Cryptos as Payment Gone Up?

Cryptocurrency gained favour with UK and US business peoples very quickly. However, was it ever anything more than a fleeting trend? Is cryptocurrency here to stay, or has it had its moment already? Well, the UK is reportedly well-positioned to be a global leader in the crypto economy, as the digital currency moves from strength to […]

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No More Hype: Time to Separate Crypto From Blockchain Technology

Many people argue that cryptocurrencies are the revolution, not to mention, the technology. How can you blame them? They have only started hearing about blockchain and crypto during the bitcoin boom last year. I say, it’s time we know how to seperate the technology from its application.

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This Chart Shows How Cryptocurrency Mining on Your Own Is No Longer Profitable

Cryptocurrency mining isn’t what it used to be. Last year, the mining process of earning new cryptocurrencies using high-powered computers, then selling those digital assets, became a profitable side business for savvy entrepreneurs who set up the mining rigs in their basements and dorm rooms.

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Who Ultimately Regulates Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Does Matter

While no one can be certain how the market will shake out, it does appear that blockchain technology–and the myriad cryptocurrencies that have developed concomitantly–are likely to endure. Their advent has the potential of reducing the cost of undertaking various financial transactions, which would be a boon for investors as well as the U.S.

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A Cryptocurrency Millionaire Wants to Build a Utopia in Nevada

An enormous plot of land in the Nevada desert — bigger than nearby Reno — has been the subject of local intrigue since a company with no history, Blockchains L.L.C., bought it for $170 million in cash this year.

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SWIFT Payment System Denies Integration With Ripple’s Solutions

The SWIFT interbank payment network announced that it is not, in fact, being taken over by , nor is it partnering with xRapid, reports Finance Magnates. An earlier rumor held that an update in the SWIFT network would make Ripples transfer products available to thousands of banking customers.

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US Midterm Elections Put Pro-Cryptocurrency Leaders in Driver’s Seat

Blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation has tended to be a safely bipartisan affair. Among the US midterm election results, which might be described as reassuring yet disappointing for both sides of the fence, some of the shifted seats have gone to vocally pro-cryptocurrency leaders.

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