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Other Currencies Look To Take Bitcoin’s Place

Share Tweet Share Share Share Email While bitcoin has enabled criminals to move their activities online, notably the ransom payment of choice for last weekend’s WannaCry malware incident, those well-versed in the cryptocurrency space know that bitcoin, while hard to track, is far from completely anonymous. All bitcoin transactions by …

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Are National Currencies Headed To The Blockchain? – Forbes

Forbes Are National Currencies Headed To The Blockchain?ForbesBlockchain technology is moving from theory to reality, and it seems to be happening even faster than many expected. The use of blockchain promises to bring along significant efficiency in financial transactions and financial inclusion in developing … and more » Source link

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Are National Currencies Headed To The Blockchain? – Forbes

Forbes Are National Currencies Headed To The Blockchain?ForbesBlockchain technology is moving from theory to reality, and it seems to be happening even faster than many expected. The use of blockchain promises to bring along significant efficiency in financial transactions and financial inclusion in developing … Source link

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Bank of Korea: Cryptocurrency Costs Unlikely to Crowd Out Fiat Currencies

South Korea’s central bank has published a new working paper analyzing a dual-currency regime by pitting cryptocurrencies against traditional fiat currencies. Penned by economists and academics from the Bank of Korea and Seoul’s Hongik University, the working paper, titled ‘Crowding out in a Dual Currency Regime? Digital versus Fiat …

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Bitcoin is Now Larger Than Most Fiat Currencies in Europe & Americas in Market Cap

The user base and market cap of bitcoin are larger than most fiat currencies of small countries in Central America, Africa and Europe. The next step for bitcoin is to surpass the market cap of reserve currencies, to establish itself as the global currency used by mainstream users and …

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Will self-regulation by Bitcoin players spur RBI to authorise use of virtual currencies?

Will self-regulation by Bitcoin players spur RBI to authorise use of virtual currencies? – YourStory.com Will self-regulation by Bitcoin players spur RBI to authorise use of virtual currencies? Forgot Password? Enter your email below and we will send you a reset link. Original Source

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Bitcoin: Digital Currencies Go Crazy After SEC EFT Ruling

Something strange is happening in the world of digital currency. When the Securities and Exchange Commission passed a harsh judgment last week on bitcoin, many expected the entire asset class to crumble. Instead, the opposite has happened. The SEC ruling, if you missed it, came down on Friday afternoon. The …

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New Era of Crypto Currencies with Launch of “Gold Backed Crypto-Currency”

An Australian publicly listed mining company has partnered with a US company to launch the world’s first crypto-currency backed by gold HALLANDALE BEACH, AUSTRALIA / ACCESSWIRE / March 6, 2017 / A US company, in partnership with an Australian publicly listed mining company, will launch the world’s first crypto-currency backed …

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Indian Central Banker: Potential of Blockchain Currencies ‘Overstated’

The potential of digital currencies like bitcoin is “being overstated”, a senior official for the Reserve Bank of India said in a speech today. Speaking at a financial technology conference in Mumbai, RBI deputy governor Rama Subramaniam Gandhi took critical aim at the tech, arguing that the widespread belief that …

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CEO Says Bitcoin ‘Unsexy’ As BlockPay Adds DASH To Currencies

Privacy focused altcoin DASH has partnered with payments platform BlockPay to enable its use for point-of-sale (POS) purchases of goods and services. The collaboration is only the latest in a series of high-profile gains for the coin, which is trading at all-time highs of $26 Friday. Munich-based BlockPay’s POS tool …

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