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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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