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Bitcoin Rages Against The Establishment

In true anarchist fashion, recent developments within Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies has proven that Bitcoin really is rising up against the establishment and is giving people access to a brighter and more economically viable future. The truth is, the world is in a bit of a funny place. At the moment, capitalism has caused the banks […]

Hong Kong approves license for city-state’s first crypto-lending platform

Crypto-lending platform PawnHub has become the first company to receive a license from the Government of Hong Kong, a license that will allow the firm to expand its crypto-lending services in the country. Following the receipt of the license, the firm now plans to partner with a leading US-based cryptocurrency custodian in a bid to […]

Countries Where Ethereum is Banned or Legal

If you are looking to buy, sell, or spend Ethereum (ETH), you should first check if Ethereum is legal in your country. Different countries hold different stances on cryptocurrency and their regulations. While some countries’ laws single out Bitcoin, it is still rare to find a jurisdiction which created a different set of rules concerning […]

China to modify its upcoming crypto-yuan for international trade

The former director of the People’s Bank of China (BPC) gave details on the possible uses of the future state crypto-yuan, as reported by Coindesk on 26 November. Xiaochuan Zhou previously headed the central bank of China, which will soon issue its stablecoin. He was speaking at a forum hosted by Caixin media in China. […]

Abandon sinking US dollar ship? Top UK bankster pushes for new ‘synthetic hegemonic currency’

Bank of England head Mark Carney has urged his fellow central bankers to embrace tech like Facebook’s Libra to build a multipolar system, warning against “swapping one currency hegemon for another” – unless it’s their hegemon. Acknowledging that the US dollar’s days as the world reserve currency are numbered, he gushed that “technology has the […]

The United Kingdom are now classifying cryptocurrencies as property under the latest jurisdiction

UK panel has declared cryptocurrencies are a property by a legal panel. Crypto assets with unique characteristics would also be treated as property in the UK. According to The Times report, a legal panel chaired by Sir Geoffrey Vos has made the decision to classify cryptocurrencies as property. The panel ruling declared that digital assets […]

China’s bitcoin miners scoop up two-thirds of crypto-network’s processing power

LONDON – China’s bitcoin miners now control two-thirds of the crypto-network’s processing power, research showed on Wednesday, a growing share that is likely to benefit the country’s miners. Miners in China control 66 percent of the global “hashrate,” a measure of the power of computers hooked up to the bitcoin network that dictates their ability […]

China’s digital currency plan a game changer

The last decade will be remembered as the era in which virtual currencies became mainstream. No longer just for in-the-know techies, digital cryptocurrencies have not only helped mint a crop of new millionaires and billionaires but have also inspired citizens across the globe to hold virtual currency as an investable asset and dream of a […]

Binance Exchange to Restrict Access to Japan Residents

In a Jan. 15 announcement on Binance’s Japanese support website, the exchange revealed it would restrict access to residents of Japan at an unspecified later date. The restriction is said to be implemented gradually, with details to be revealed later, according to the announcement. Currently, there are no restrictions in place and Japanese users are […]

Russia, China, Iran & Venezuela developing crypto to challenge US financial control – study

A new report by the American Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) says the US’ geopolitical adversaries are deploying blockchain technology to help avoid sanctions and counter US financial power. According to the FDD, with the increase of adoption of cryptocurrencies around the world, efforts are underway to build new systems for transferring value that […]

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