Mike Ben

Blockchain

New Cryptocurrency Research to be Published by the Bank of International Settlements

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has revealed that two chapters of its upcoming annual economic report will be on…

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Altcoins

Ethereum to Combine Casper and Sharding Upgrades & ETH Futures to Come Soon

The Ethereum (ETH) developers met yesterday at Ethereum Core Devs Meeting #40 to discuss the upcoming update to the ETH…

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Blockchain

Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies are Becoming More Popular in Africa

Blockchain is something that we are investigating and we are assessing it. I think blockchain has benefits but I think…

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Altcoins

Ripple is Confident That Cryptocurrency Ban in India Would be Overturned and Regulated Instead

Ripple isn’t worried about the cryptocurrency ban in India by the country’s central bank as they expect the ban to…

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Altcoins

EOS MainNet Finally Reaches Voting Threshold Amid Centralization Claims

EOS MainNet has finally reached its voting threshold after what is considered by many as a controversial MainNet launch. The…

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Blockchain

Xapo Granted The Sixth BitLicense in New York

The state of New York has granted cryptocurrency license to wallet and vault provider Xapo. This was contained in an…

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Altcoins

Fate of Ripple is Undecided, Ethereum is Not a Security & Bitcoin Was Never One, Says SEC

Based on my understanding of the present state of Ether, the Ethereum network, and its decentralized structure, current offers and…

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin Price Bounces Back To $6,500 as Bears Ease Selling Pressure

The price of the leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin has recovered a bit from the $6,100 region and now trades just above…

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Altcoins

Banks Spend $1.7 Billion in Blockchain Research but Won’t Use it for Cross Border Payments, Says Ripple’s Schwartz

It would be highly unlikely for banks to deploy blockchain to process international payments due to low scalability and privacy…

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Altcoins

SEC Chair Maintains ICOs as Securities While Tether (USDT) Manipulate the Market

The Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Jay Clayton, has reiterated his position that ICOs are securities,…

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