The paper starts off delineating a clear definition of what virtual currency is: “FinCEN’s regulations define currency (also referred to as “real” currency) as “the coin and paper money of t... Read More
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Firstly, BaFin points out that Bitc... Read More
In an oft overlooked statement German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) in December 2011 commented on Bitcoins. Although this statement directly concerns only Bitcoin businesses domicile... Read More
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For the past seven months, application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) have been the central focus of Bitcoin mining development. Ever since Butterfly Labs became the first company to publicly an... Read More
Thus, for those who support Mises’ theorem, to take the argument that Bitcoin has no direct use value is to deny the empirics of the situation: that Bitcoin currently is serving as a medium of excha... Read More
UK Government Lures Distributed Ledger Projects With $26 Million Fund
The United Kingdom’s technology development arm, Innovate UK, is doubling down on its support for blockchain-based technologies, it announced on Jan. 22.
The nondepartmental public office said it w
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UN Forms Blockchain Coalition to Fight Climate Change
The United Nations is increasing its efforts to promote applications of blockchain technology to further action on climate change.
In a Jan. 22 blog post, the U.N. announced that it has helped laun