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Forget Bitcoin, this is How China Plans to Dominate the $102 Trillion Blockchain Space

By  Dalmas Ngetich No doubt, blockchain is spawning a new movement that is disruptive to traditional tech companies. The new age of blockchain is what crypto...

Black Markets, Fraud, and Money Laundering: How Much Are Cryptocurrencies Used For Crime?

BY DANICA SERGISON At the FinTech Canada conference this August, leading cryptocurrency trial attorney Brian Klein gave an excellent overview of how cryptocurrencies have been used for illegal purposes and what law...

Bitcoin is dead — long live digital currencies

By FRANK KANE At a recent conference in Abu Dhabi on blockchain technology and the financial industry, the governor of the UAE central bank said that...

Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies Could Surge in the Next Financial Crisis Says ShapeShift CEO

By Mark Alcala The cryptocurrency sector might end up becoming the biggest winner should the next global financial crisis happen. Shapeshift CEO Erik Voorhees argues that...

PwC: 2018 ‘Cleared the Noise’, 2019 Will Be the Time for the Big Players...

BY TEUTA FRANJKOVIC The cryptocurrency world was always pegged for a correction year after the 2017-high which saw the collective market cap balloon to over $800...

France to Turn into ‘Blockchain Nation’ by Investing 500M Euros in the Technology

BY DARIA RUD France is on its way to becoming a blockchain nation. In September, the French authorities accepted the legal ICO framework drafted in early 2018.  Dedicated...

JANET YELLEN: ‘I’M NOT A FAN OF BITCOIN’

By Pat Rabbitte Speaking at the Canada Fintech Forum in Montreal on Monday, Ex-Federal Reserve Chair, Janet Yellen slated cryptocurrency Bitcoin.  Her criticisms were in the same vein...

Blockchain tech will not push fiat currencies aside anytime soon

By NASTASSIA ARENDSE Wide adoption of blockchain technology for a cryptocurrency payments system is intriguing but decades away, says the Reserve Bank. This effectively means SA’s...

IN CHINA THE MANTRA REMAINS ‘BLOCKCHAIN NOT BITCOIN’

By KEVIN O’BRIEN It’s no secret that China has been determined to dampen the cryptocurrency industry while setting themselves up to dominate the blockchain scene. In late August, 124...

JP Morgan Chase Report Says That Bitcoin (BTC) Could Drop To $1,250; Bank Impact...

By Abhimanyu Krishnan After remarks at a recent CNBC-hosted panel discussion at Davos, where BCG Digital Asset Ventures CEO Jeff Schumacher said that “Bitcoin...

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