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Altcoins This Week: Monero & SiaCoin Against ASIC Mining, Belarus Legalizes Cryptocurrency And More

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Altcoins This Week: Monero & SiaCoin Against ASIC Mining, Belarus Legalizes Cryptocurrency And More
Today we discuss the Altcoins market, the stand Monero and SiaCoin have taken against ASIC mining, the recent legalization of cryptocurrency, ICOs and Smart Contracts in Belarus and so much more. Come take a look. Monero & SiaCoin Against ASIC Mining After Bitmain released the ASIC-powered Antminer X3 (which was designed to mine with the Read More

German Researchers: Child Abuse Content Found On Bitcoin Blockchain, Users Must Be Protected

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on German Researchers: Child Abuse Content Found On Bitcoin Blockchain, Users Must Be Protected
Researchers from two German universities have uncovered data in the Bitcoin Blockchain which could mean anyone who downloads it is breaking the law, The Guardian reports March 20. In a paper published by two groups from Aachen and Frankfurt University, authors claim sexual images and links to child pornography attached to Bitcoin transactions has the Read More

G20 Leaders Push For Cryptocurrency Monitoring Worldwide

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on G20 Leaders Push For Cryptocurrency Monitoring Worldwide
On March 20th, at the international forum, finance ministers and central bankers of the G20 (world’s 20 largest economies) will call for stronger monitoring of crypto-assets. Reuters reports that the G20 financial leaders will also assess the need for the multilateral response to anything that could threaten international financial stability at some point. As per Read More

UN security council continues to wrangle over Syria resolution

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on UN security council continues to wrangle over Syria resolution
The UN security council has been locked in last-minute wrangling over the details of a proposed 30-day ceasefire across Syria to allow for emergency humanitarian deliveries and medical evacuations. The backroom negotiations on Friday followed an appeal by French and German leaders to Vladimir Putin, asking for Russia to stop blocking its passage, pointing to Read More

German Regulator Clarifies Obligations For ICO Operators Following Increased Interest

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on German Regulator Clarifies Obligations For ICO Operators Following Increased Interest
Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has clarified obligations for Initial Coin Offering (ICO) tokens after receiving “increased queries” about their legal status in a note issued Tuesday, Feb. 20. The note from BaFin is a follow-up on its warning to investors from November 2017, in which it discussed the potential “risks” of ICOs. The Read More

64% Of Germans Aware Of Bitcoin, Says IT Association Bitkom

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on 64% Of Germans Aware Of Bitcoin, Says IT Association Bitkom
A survey published Feb. 15 by the German Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (Bitkom), found that just over two thirds of Germans are aware of Bitcoin (BTC). Awareness of the most popular cryptocurrency has doubled since 2016, when 36 percent of German citizens were familiar with Bitcoin, and quadrupled since 2013, Read More

The economic surprise of 2017 was Europe’s best year in a decade

5 months ago adcity Comments Off on The economic surprise of 2017 was Europe’s best year in a decade
Europe didn’t head into 2017 under the best circumstances. Brexit was still relatively new and troubling, Italy’s oldest bank had just collapsed, and a series of upcoming elections were making investors nervous. Twelve months later, the success of Europe’s economy this year has been such a standout surprise it’s even been enjoying its own hashtag: Read More

ECB Wants Digital Cash for Banks to Keep up With Bitcoin

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on ECB Wants Digital Cash for Banks to Keep up With Bitcoin
Economics While American central bankers are still just monitoring the risks bitcoin poses to the established banking system, their counterparts across the Atlantic are already preparing to compete with the popular cryptocurrency. A member of the European Central Bank (ECB) executive board has called on commercial banks to implement new solutions that, in his view, will Read More

Germany’s Top Financial Regulator Warns Against Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Risks

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Germany’s Top Financial Regulator Warns Against Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Risks
Germany’s top financial regulator, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has issued a warning to investors bout the risk of investing in initial coin offerings (ICOs). This move makes BaFin the latest market watchdog to issue a warning on ICOs. In its statement, BaFin warned investors about the various risks involved in ICOs and token Read More