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Russia is going all in on bitcoin — and everyone’s got a theory – VICE News

In 2016, the Russian government was convinced bitcoin was a danger to its economy and a threat to its national security, so much so that politicians introduced legislation that, if passed, would spell jail time for anyone found using the technology. The offense carried a 7-year jail sentence.   One …

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Top Banks and R3 Build Blockchain-Based Payments System – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report Top Banks and R3 Build Blockchain-Based Payments SystemU.S. News & World ReportLONDON (Reuters) – Fintech firm R3 and 22 of the world’s biggest banks have together developed an international payments system that would allow existing central bank currencies and any new digital ones to be …

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Kansas Panel Rejects Bitcoin Campaign Contributions – U.S. News & World Report

Kansas Panel Rejects Bitcoin Campaign ContributionsU.S. News & World ReportThe commission’s decision Wednesday came after Executive Director Mark Skoglund said he received a request from a candidate wanting to know whether it was legal to accept campaign contributions in bitcoins, the Lawrence Journal-World reported . and more » Original Source

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Tezos Leaders to Tout Cryptocurrency Project in Vegas as Promoters Fight – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report Tezos Leaders to Tout Cryptocurrency Project in Vegas as Promoters FightU.S. News & World ReportICOs are an unregulated means of crowdfunding in which a new cryptocurrency is sold to investors in exchange for legal tender or other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin to raise funds for …

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Bitcoin smashes through US$6k mark, Business News & Top Stories

NEW YORK • Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than US$6,000 (S$8,167) over the weekend as investors continued to bet on an asset that some banks and policymakers have repeatedly warned is a “fraud” and a “bubble”. The original virtual currency has gained over 500 per cent this …

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Special Report: Backroom Battle Imperils $230 Million Cryptocurrency Venture – U.S. News & World Report

Special Report: Backroom Battle Imperils $230 Million Cryptocurrency VentureU.S. News & World ReportReuters reported last month that cryptocurrency exchanges – where virtual currencies are bought, sold and stored – have become magnets for fraud and deception. More than 980,000 bitcoins – the most popular virtual currency – have been stolen …

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JPMorgan Launches Payments Network Using Blockchain Technology – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report JPMorgan Launches Payments Network Using Blockchain TechnologyU.S. News & World Report(Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Monday it launched a new payment processing network that uses blockchain technology, in partnership with Royal Bank of Canada and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group. Blockchain, …

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Singapore Central Bank, Bank Association, Accenture in Blockchain Tie-Up – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report Singapore Central Bank, Bank Association, Accenture in Blockchain Tie-UpU.S. News & World ReportNEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. consulting company Accenture said on Thursday it has been appointed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) to manage and …

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Bitcoin Prices: News And Noise – Forbes

Forbes Bitcoin Prices: News And NoiseForbesIn every market, there’s news and there’s noise. The news is about major developments that change market conditions and eventually move prices. The noise is wishful thinking that caresses the ears of investors like the Sirens in Homer’s Odyssey, but … Original Source

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