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Christine Lagarde: Central Banks Should Explore Issuing Digital Currency

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director and Chairwoman of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), stated she believes the “exploration” of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) should...

Oil Companies, Banks Launch Blockchain Platform for Energy Trading

Oil companies Shell, BP, and Equinor have partnered with several banks and trading houses to launch a blockchain platform, Vakt, for energy commodity trading,...

Bitcoin to $250,000 by 2022: Billionaire Investor Tim Draper

During a discussion at the Web Summit conference, billionaire tech investor Tim Draper predicted the price of bitcoin (BTC) will hit $250,000 by 2022. //...

Binance Uganda Signs Up 40,000 Users in First Week

Binance Uganda, a country where almost 75 percent of the population is unbanked, has announced they have signed up 40,000 users during their first...

Over 8,500 Meet on the ‘Blockchain Island’ of Malta

From the launch of blockchain legislation, legendary speakers like John McAfee, to cutting-edge artificial general intelligence robots like Sophia, the Malta Blockchain Summit has...

VIDEO: Government of Malta Hosts Blockchain Summit Nov. 1-2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAZYztfTKGc On November 1-2, the Government of Malta will welcome an estimated 5,000 blockchain leaders during this year's Malta Blockchain Summit. // STAY UP TO DATE...

Google Developer Joins Ripple to Lead Payments Network RippleNet

Ripple Labs has announced Amir Sarhangi, who led Google’s new wireless messaging system, will be the company’s new vice president of products. // STAY UP...

Largest U.S. Power Market Develops Blockchain to Trade Renewable Energy

Energy Web Foundation (EWF) and PJM Environmental Information Services, Inc. (PJM-EIS) have announced a collaboration focused on developing a blockchain for renewable energy and carbon markets which promises to...

Coinbase Approved to Offer Cryptocurrency Custody Services in New York

Financial Services Superintendent Maria Vullo has announced the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has approved the application of Coinbase Custody Trust...

ICE: Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Slated for December 12 Launch

ICE Futures U.S., Inc. will list the new Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Daily Futures Contract for trading on Wednesday, December 12. // STAY UP TO DATE...

U.S. SEC Launches New Strategic Hub for Initial Coin Offerings

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the launch of the agency's Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub). // STAY UP TO DATE...

Gates Foundation Partners with Blockchain Startup to Serve the Unbanked

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced they have partnered with Coil, a blockchain startup to offer payment services for the unbanked. // STAY...

Monero Implements ‘Bulletproofs’ to Decrease Transaction Time

Privacy coin Monero has announced they will be implementing a new technology called “bulletproofs” intended to create more blockchain privacy features and scalability. // STAY...

Coinbase Launches 0x ZRX Token Trading

Starting today, Coinbase supports 0x (ZRX) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. // STAY UP TO DATE – FOLLOW BLOCKCHAIN DAILY ON TWITTER: @BLCKCHAINDAILY Coinbase...

Michael Novogratz: Bitcoin will not Break $10K This Year, 2019 will Bring ‘New Highs’

Billionaire and Galaxy Digital founder Michael Novogratz stated he believes bitcoin (BTC) will not break $10,000 in 2018, in a new interview with Bloomberg...

Fidelity Launches New Institutional Platform for Bitcoin, Ethereum

Fidelity Investments, one of the world’s largest and most diversified financial services providers with more than $7.2 trillion in client assets, today announced the...

VIDEO: Apple’s Steve Wozniak Co-Founds Blockchain Startup EQUI Global

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjI_ut6TP4g] Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, has announced he will be co-founding a new blockchain startup called EQUI Global, which will utilize blockchain technology for...

Gemini Hires Wall St. Executive Jeanine Hightower-Sellitto as Managing Director, Operations

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini), a New York trust company that is a licensed digital asset exchange and custodian, announced today that Jeanine Hightower-Sellitto has...

VIDEO: Blockchain Technology Meets Expertise in Miami

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hjY6MQzbNc ABOVE VIDEO: Blockchain Shift is a one-of-a-kind event in the world of blockchain. The core mission is to raise awareness and educate the world...

Intel, IBM Fund UC San Diego Blockchain Research Lab

A new blockchain research lab has been launched at UC San Diego after securing funding from tech giants IBM, Intel, and Dell, among others. //...

U.S. SEC Sets November 5 Deadline for Bitcoin ETF Decision

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has stated they will file a statement regarding nine bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETFs) by November 5. //...

TD Ameritrade Invests in Cryptocurrency Exchange ErisX

After being among the first financial services firms to offer approved clients with access to bitcoin futures contracts last year, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation...

Binance Labs Invests ‘Millions’ Decentralized Content Ecosystem Startup

SHANGHAI – Contentos, a decentralized global content ecosystem, announces today a multi-million dollar investment from Binance Labs. // STAY UP TO DATE – FOLLOW BLOCKCHAIN DAILY ON...

Blockchain Browser Brave CEO Advises US Senate to Adopt European Privacy Standards

The Basic Attention Token (BAT) is the internal token of the Brave browser. The initial purpose of the BAT is to allow advertisers to...

Bank of America: Blockchain Could Be $7 Billion Market

Bank of America has stated blockchain technology will be a seven-billion-dollar market, based on new analysis from researcher Kash Rangan. // STAY UP TO DATE...
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