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The Shadow Brokers did not respond to an emailed request for
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Japanese Billionaire: ICOs 'Democratize Venture Financing'
A Japanese billionaire and venture capitalist said this week that he believes initial coin offerings (ICOs) will become a significant source of funding for startups in the future.
Speaking with CNB
China Should Issue State-Backed Digital Currency ‘As Soon as Possible’: PBoC Researcher
A prominent Chinese researcher has urged the People’s Bank of China (PBoC)–the country’s central bank–to adopt a state-backed digital currency “as soon as possible.”
Huang Zhen, a researcher at Cen
Why China’s Crackdown on Bitcoin is Good for the Industry
Over the past week, many traders, analysts, and investors in the finance and cryptocurrency sectors have reacted to the crackdown on bitcoin by the Chinese government positively.
Investors such as
Ray Dalio Confirms Bitcoin is in a Bubble yet it may Become a Currency
A lot of self-professed financial experts do not like Bitcoin. That is not surprising, as promoting cryptocurrency would go against their own interests. Ray Dalio is the latest person to call