Cryptocurrency

BitTorrent Launches Cryptocurrency That Users Can Trade for Faster Downloads via uTorrent

Peer-to-peer file sharing platform BitTorrent will launch its own cryptocurrency with the aim of creating an economy around networking, bandwidth and storage.

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What’s Ahead for Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrency Regulation in 2019

While 2017 was hailed as one of the most impressive bull markets in cryptocurrencies’ short history, 2018 saw the proverbial rocket ship come back to earth. The year was partly defined by the increasing scrutiny by regulators of the crypto and blockchain industries.

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South Africa Creates Regulatory Working Group Dedicated to Crypto and Blockchain

The South African government has created a crypto assets regulatory working group to investigate the potential of cryptocurrency and blockchain, Business Live reported yesterday.

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Where Are They Now?: Japan, the Birthplace of Cryptocurrency Exchange Regulations

Unlike many regions of the world that are slowly beginning to tap the potential of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, some nations like Japan have been embroiled in crypto-mania from the very beginning.

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The 5 Ways Banks Must Transform to Thrive in an Era of Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency has the potential to completely change how our economy functionsand its already doing it. Many countries have either allowed or fully embraced cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, the market cap for multiple cryptocurrencies has exceeded 1 billion, and public regard for cryptocurrencies is at an all-time high (and climbing higher).

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Crypto Industry Is Betting Big on the Future of Stablecoins

When merchants started introducing bitcoin and similar digital currencies as one of their payment methods, they quickly encountered a significant problem: price volatility. There were instances like a luxury item dealership, which used to accept bitcoins for their products but saw the value their Ferrari cars jump by almost 33% during a test run.

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World’s International Payment Giant Western Union to Adopt the Use of Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies are becoming more mainstream every day as traditional institutions can no longer meet the expectations of clients. Western Union , a leading financial services company based in the United States has indicated interest in the use of cryptocurrencies for payments.

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Amazon Plays Its Own Game With Enterprise Blockchain – CoinDesk

Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant’s cloud computing arm, is having its proverbial blockchain cake and eating it, too. In late November, AWS unveiled a new service during its re:Invest event that lets clients build their own cloud-based blockchains, using Hyperledger Fabric or ethereum as templates for such projects.

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Coinness, Asia’s Largest Crypto Information Provider Enters the American Market

HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Asia’s largest crypto and blockchain information provider——CoinNess, is marching out of its comfort zone and setting eyes on a non-Asian market, the USA – home to more than 20 million cryptocurrency investors.

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Formosa, CoolBitX Partner on Crypto Management | PYMNTS.com

Formosa Financial, a treasury management system for organizations to manage their crypto assets, is collaborating with CoolBitX, a blockchain security company, a press release said on Thursday (Dec. 13). The first phase of their partnership sees Formosa’s FMF token securing compatibility on CoolBitX’s crypto app.

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And Now Another Major Smartphone Manufacturer Is Getting Into Crypto

Already this year, we’ve seen the release of the HTC Exodus 1 smartphone, that comes with a Bitcoin wallet built into it. Then we’re hearing strong rumours that Samsung is considering adding a wallet to its upcoming flagship Galaxy S10 device, when that’s released next year. And now you can add another name.

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Japanese Regulators Publish New Draft for Domestic Cryptocurrency Framework

Late last week, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), the top financial regulator in Japan, published a draft report which outlined the new framework for addressing cryptocurrencies and Initial Con Offerings (ICOs) in the country.

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