In this week’s cryptocurrency round-up, Denver is using blockchain technology to vote, a well-known cryptocurrency trader and entrepreneur gets caught up by law enforcement, and Morgan Stanley might finally be stepping into the crypto world. As if that wasn’t enough news, Texas wants to know the identities of those involved in cryptocurrency transactions, Binance announces a system upgrade, Max Keiser thinks that we should abandon the dollar for Bitcoin. Last but not least: the United States and China appear to be racing to hire as many blockchain-related positions as possible. Denver Using Blockchain To Vote There are many that have...
In the week of February 24 - March 2, there was plenty of cryptocurrency news. First and foremost, Bitcoin has shown signs of life, and some think that this is proof that the digital asset has finally found a bottom. Facebook Coin is coming, and some believe that this is the catalyst that will lead to some real money flow - but time will tell. More CEOs than ever believe that blockchain will disrupt the world, which is definitely a switch from several years ago, when it wasn’t as “mainstream”. Also, should the U.S. Marshals be saving the Bitcoin they seize? If so, it could mean a lot of money. Lastly, in a great sign for cryptocurrency markets - blockchain jobs are more in demand than ever.
In this week’s cryptocurrency round-up, Facebook explores other use cases for blockchain, Malta wants to make history through education certification, India has a four-week deadline to come up with cryptocurrency regulation, Warren Buffett is still not a Bitcoin fan, the FBI wants to hear from Bitconnect victims, and John Mcafee believes that one Bitcoin will be worth $1 million before 2021.
In this week’s cryptocurrency round up: JP Morgan Chase has decided to step into the cryptocurrency world and issue their own coin, and many are wondering whether it means that they are actually issuing a “cryptocurrency”, Luxembourg offers new protection and transparency with regards to blockchain transactions thanks to some new legislation, Coinbase has apparently paid more than they ever have for a bug bounty, and well-known cryptocurrency brokerage service Coinmama suffers a data breach.
This week in crypto: Bakkt, which many believed would be a huge institutional catalyst for the cryptocurrency markets, is still delayed, the “crypto mom” thinks that while the SEC waits, the sector should be focused on technology and innovation, and two professors aren’t a fan of cryptocurrencies - for very different reasons.