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Without Mentioning Blockchain, Putin Says That Russia Must Stay Ahead In Technology

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Without Mentioning Blockchain, Putin Says That Russia Must Stay Ahead In Technology
During a meeting with Herman Gref, the president of Russia’s largest bank Sberbank, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about the importance of not falling behind in Blockchain development. Sberbank already introduced Blockchain in their document transfer and storage systems by partnering with Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) in December of last year. The bank is Read More

“Free Money Guy” Matthew Lesko Says Crypto Are Gamble, Scam

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on “Free Money Guy” Matthew Lesko Says Crypto Are Gamble, Scam
Matthew Lesko, the US author who made himself a name in the 90s writing books on how to get “free money” from the United States government, claimed that cryptocurrencies are a scam and Bitcoin is a “gamble,” talking to CNET in an interview on Feb. 20. Lesko, who runs his own website, YouTube channel  and Read More

Japan: Crypto Group Merger For Self-Regulation Is ‘Not Fact’ Says Executive Director

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Japan: Crypto Group Merger For Self-Regulation Is ‘Not Fact’ Says Executive Director
Japan’s two cryptocurrency industry groups will reportedly merge to form a legally-sanctioned self-regulatory body following talks held Thursday, Feb. 15. The Japan Blockchain Association (JBA) and Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association (JCBA) should become a singular entity from April 1, mainstream media suggest. The move follows demands from regulators that only one body make legal decisions, Read More

New Steam Game Offers One Bitcoin To First Player Who Cracks 24 ‘Enigmas’

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on New Steam Game Offers One Bitcoin To First Player Who Cracks 24 ‘Enigmas’
A new game offering 1 bitcoin – worth $9860 at press time – to the first player to solve its 24 puzzles will launch Feb. 20 amid rumors developers are linked to Bitcoin wallet recovery tool btcrecover. Montecrypto: The Bitcoin Enigma will feature an in-game world players navigate in the first person, solving 24 ‘enigmas’ Read More

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

4 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

UN Partners WIN to Fight Child Trafficking With Blockchain

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on UN Partners WIN to Fight Child Trafficking With Blockchain
The United Nations (UN) has partnered with the World Identity Network (WIN) to create a Blockchain-based digital identity system to help fight child trafficking around the world. The partners have already launched a pilot test of the system as of mid-November 2017. The partners announced the launching of the pilot program at the Humanitarian Blockchain Read More

Argentina’s Biggest Futures Market to Add Bitcoin

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Argentina’s Biggest Futures Market to Add Bitcoin
The largest futures market in Argentina, the Mercado de Termino de Rosario (called Rofex) is considering offering Bitcoin futures to its clients, according to Bloomberg. The move comes as the country literally embraces the cryptocurrency in every sector due to the massive rise in inflation – termed bitcoinization. While the futures potential in Argentina is Read More

UK Mint Reveals Live Gold-Tracking Blockchain

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on UK Mint Reveals Live Gold-Tracking Blockchain
The Royal Mint of the United Kingdom has just revealed their live gold tracking mechanism built with Blockchain technology. The tracking system had its first genesis block on Aug. 2 and while still not yet available to the public, has verified more than 50,000 blocks. The Blockchain technology based tracking system is designed to keep Read More

DTC? Try BTC, Brian Kelly Tells CNBC Viewers in Mainstream Bitcoin Shill

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on DTC? Try BTC, Brian Kelly Tells CNBC Viewers in Mainstream Bitcoin Shill
Bitcoin is going to “Amazon the banks,” CNBC host Brian Kelly told viewers Monday in a mainstream plug for the cryptocurrency. As part of the network’s Fast Money segment, Kelly, who is a well-known proponent of Bitcoin and frequently advises investment, outlined three reasons why consumers should buy now. “Demonstrated demand for the product” and Read More