Bitcoin just tanked below $10000 after SEC says crypto exchanges must register with agency

Bitcoin fell Wednesday, dropping below the key $10,000 level after the Securities and Exchange Commission said it will require digital asset exchanges to register with the agency. The largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization dropped nearly 10 percent on Coinbase in a sudden move after the … read more …

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Blockchain and FutureTech Expo 2018 – Register by March 18th and Get Complimentary …

AUSTIN, TX – Following the amazing feedback from the Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Blockchain Super Conference in 2018, organizer Richard Jacobs is hosting a second conference in September – except, this time, he's taking things to the next level. Those who register before Sunday, March 18th will not … read more …

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The Internet Is a New Kind of Prison, Blockchain May Set Us Free

Blockchain, which is essentially a distributed digital ledger of transactions, shows how it's possible to work with a mode of sharing data and information that's not controlled by one or a few powerful institutions. Instead, information is kept in a network of computers all over the world, each connected … read more …

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US: Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms Must Be Registered With SEC

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) now requires that platforms trading digital assets which meet the definition of a security must register with the agency as an exchange, according to a public statement issued by the regulatory body on Wednesday, March 7. Cryptocurrency exchanges … read more …

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Study: FinTech, other industries should open blockchain sandboxes and work with regulators

Governments around the world are beginning to increase regulatory oversight of cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, which are underpinned by blockchain's distributed ledger technology. In turn, businesses that use private or "permissioned" blockchain networks are likely to also see more oversight, … read more …

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Introduction to Waltonchain – A Business Ecosystem Integrating Blockchain and IoT

With the advent of the blockchain, the world slowly realizes the full potential of the IoT—Internet of Things—business model and how it can help revolutionize the way in which commercial transactions are carried out online. Simply put, IoT technology can help connect any device to the internet through … read more …

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Ripple CEO tells cryptocurrency industry to ‘work with the regulators’

"It's incredibly important that the entire industry recognizes that we have to work with the regulators, we have to work with the system," Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse says. Bitcoin dropped below $10,000 level Wednesday after the SEC said it will require digital asset exchanges to register with the … read more …

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Venezuela Picks FX Platform to Auction Petro ‘Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency’

Venezuela has chosen a platform on which to auction its “oil-backed cryptocurrency”, the petro. While the country's National Assembly has repeatedly declared this new currency illegal, the Venezuelan government will proceed with the auction of the petro on the country's official foreign exchange … read more …

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Cambodia to launch national cryptocurrency that ‘could replace Visa’

A press release issued ahead of the announcement announcing described the cryptocurrency as “expected to become the connection between integration payment of encrypted currency and the real world." Cambodia has also recognised the ability of the petro to circumvent possible sanctions placed … read more …

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