Institutional Crypto and a New Generation of Wall Street Leaders

This post was originally published hereDonna Redel is an angel investor focusing on financial technology, blockchain and emerging technologies, professor of blockchain and a former chairman at the Commodity Exchange. The...

Russian Region Conducts Blockchain Election With 40K Participants

Saratov Oblast, a region in Southern Russia, has conducted a reportedly successful blockchain election with 40,000 participants, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 18. On Dec. 12, participants voted to elect...

Bitcoin.com’s Oracle Aims to Bolster BCH-Powered Smart Contracts

Bitcoin.com is pleased to unveil plans to offer one of the world’s first oracles for smart contracts on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain. The autonomous feature will allow specialized prediction...

Galaxy Digital’s Novogratz Does Not Expect Bitcoin Price to Sink Much More

Mike Novogratz, an ex-Goldman Sachs partner and founder of crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital, said that he does not expect the Bitcoin (BTC) price to decline much further in an...

JPMorgan Chase Analysts Say Prolonged Crypto Bear Market Is Scaring Off Institutions

This post was originally published here Analysts from global investment bank JPMorgan Chase believe that the protracted crypto bear market is driving away institutional investors, Bloomberg reports on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Analysts from JPMorgan, along with global market strategist Nikolaos...

France Rejects Cryptocurrency-Friendly Tax Amendments

France’s National Assembly has rejected a number of tax amendments aimed at lowering taxes for cryptocurrency traders and users. Among rejected amendments are those concerning capital gains and losses and...

Crypto Could Represent New Asset Class in Next Decade, Says BitMEX CEO

This post was originally published here Bitcoin (BTC) has the potential to become a new asset class in the next ten years, CEO of major crypto derivatives platform BitMEX claimed on...

Blythe Masters Steps Down as CEO of Digital Asset

This post was originally published here Blythe Masters, the CEO of Digital Asset, a tech company that builds products on distributed ledger technology (DLT), has stepped down, according to an announcement...

Russians to Be Allowed ICO Investments up to $9,000 per Year

Russian lawmakers have revised another bill regarding the regulation of the industry built around cryptocurrencies. In its latest version, the draft law on crowdfunding sets the maximum amount of money...

Kaspersky Lab: Middle East, Turkey and Africa Region Records 4-Fold Increase in Cryptomining Attacks

In 2018, Kaspersky Lab recorded a 4-fold increase in cryptomining attacks in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region from 3.5 million in 2017 to 13 million this year,...

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Japanese Lawmaker Proposes 4 Tax Cuts for Cryptocurrency Users and Traders

A Japanese lawmaker has proposed four changes to Japan’s tax law to benefit crypto users and traders as well as widen the adoption...

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