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Avatar by Aug 22, 2018

U.S Border Official To Use Blockchain For Import Certificates Checks

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has put together measures that will make use of the blockchain technology to confirm the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) certificates.

Avatar by Mar 23, 2018

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to Examine Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds

During the last year, many new cryptocurrency hedge funds started to invest in cryptocurrencies. That’s why, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is preparing to examine up to 100 crypto-related hedge funds. The information was revealed to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on march the 22nd by a person familiar with the matter.

Avatar by Nov 15, 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Could Invest in Blockchain Technology for Potential Future Use

The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) is investing in Blockchain development for potential use to trade processing. The COAC is an advisory committee to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Avatar by Dec 15, 2018

Trump Announces Bitcoin Proponent Mick Mulvaney as White House Chief of Staff

The U.S. President, Donald Trump, has recently announced on Twitter the appointment of a new White House Chief of Staff. The new person will be the Bitcoin (BTC) proponent Mick Mulvaney, who has supported Bitcoin on many different occasions in the past.

Avatar by Apr 5, 2018

Google removes malicious Cryptocurrency Mining Extensions from Chrome

Google has announced in a blog post on Monday April 2nd that they are pulling cryptocurrency mining extensions from the Chrome Web Store. The U.S. tech giant made their decision to ban cryptocurrency mining browser extensions after 90% failed to comply with Google’s rules and policies. One in ten extensions involved in mining

Ian Karamanov by Apr 12, 2019

Institutional Investor: Harvard Just Bought 95 Million Stack Tokens

Even when Bitcoin was worth $20 000 almost no institutional investor was willing to risk involvement in the market. Times have changed and now we’re seeing

Avatar by Dec 5, 2018

Large Financial Institutions Are Still Placing their Funds in Cryptocurrencies

There are several companies in the market such as Sequoia, Baidu or Nasdaq, among others, that are placing their bets in the cryptocurrency market. Although Bitcoin has fallen 80% from its all-time high in December 2017, these firms show their interest for the most valuable virtual currency in the market.

Avatar by Nov 21, 2018

Circle Gives Proof of USD Reserves and BitPay Integrates Paxos Into its Platform

Stablecoins are expanding in the market. There are several options available, but not all of them offer the same services and features.

Avatar by Nov 19, 2018

World’s First Cryptocurrency ETP Ready to Go Live in Switzerland

The first cryptocurrency exchange-traded product (ETP) in the word will be listed on the Swiss Exchange during the next week. The information was released by Trustnodes a few days ago. The SIX Swiss Exchange is the fourth largest in Europe with a market capitalization of $1.6 trillion dollars.

Avatar by Oct 31, 2018

Xapo Founder Says Bitcoin Has the Potential to Succeed

Cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin have the potential to succeed in the future. However, they can be just an experiment. During an interview with Bloomberg, Xapo’s CEO said that cryptocurrencies are just an ‘intellectual experiment.’ Xapo is one of the most respected and largest crypto-related companies in the virtual currency space.