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
Cartier Owner Richemont Mulls Plan to Track Diamonds With Blockchain
Richemont, the Swiss luxury goods giant that owns Cartier, is turning to blockchain in a move aimed to bring transparency to its supply chain.
Jin Keyu, a renowned economist and an associate profes
Robinhood's Plan to Win the Crypto Exchange War? Kill Trading Fees
As a new entrant into the cryptocurrency field, Vlad Tenev, co-CEO of online investment brokerage Robinhood, is following a time-honored business strategy: Undercut the competition.
Except he's tak
University Researchers Turn to Blockchain to Preserve Cultural Heritage
A team from China's Tsinghua University has filed a patent application detailing a role for blockchain technology in protecting cultural heritage.
According to a patent filing submitted in April an
CoinList's Fifth ICO Is a $61 Million Bid to Tokenize All the Assets
The website aiming to be the gold-standard for token sellers has been picking up the pace.
Since spinning off from venture capital giant AngelList last October, New York-based CoinList has been abl