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Aug 10, 2016
China’s Central Bank to Conduct Ongoing Bitcoin Exchange Visits

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) is moving to more closely monitor (or otherwise engage) with domestic bitcoin exchange businesses. Just days after it was revealed the PBoC’s Beijing and Shanghai offices had visited the country’s three largest exchanges by volume, the central bank said today that it[…]

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Aug 09, 2016
BitX Rebrands as Luno, Reveals Bitcoin Sandbox Project

Bitcoin startup BitX has officially rebranded as Luno, a transition that finds the firm shifting focus to the European market. For the startup, which was founded in 2013, CEO Marc Swanepoel said the new name isn’t about shifting away from bitcoin. Rather, he says it’s about creating a brand that’s[…]

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Jul 08, 2016
Report: Bitcoin ETF Could Amass $300 Million in Assets (If Approved)

A new investor note published today by analyst Needham & Company projects that a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) could attract as much as $300m in new assets in its first week alone. Writing about the potential impact of an ETF on the nascent market, analyst Spencer Bogart speculates that[…]

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Jul 07, 2016
Sweden’s Blockchain Land Registry to Begin Testing in March

A public-private effort in Sweden to record land titles on a blockchain is set to begin public testing this March. Spearheaded by the Swedish National Land Survey and blockchain startup ChromaWay, the project was revealed in June to have support from consulting firm Kairos Future and telephone service[…]

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Jun 06, 2016
Blockchain for Mortgages: Compelling, But Premature?

If there’s an industry that cries out for the efficiencies and data integrity that blockchain tech promises, it’s undoubtedly the US residential mortgage business. First off, there’s the size of the business. At last count, according to the Federal Reserve, there were about $10tn-worth of residential mortgages outstanding,[…]

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Jun 05, 2016
OKCoin Joins Calls for Bitcoin Regulation in China

Following similar comments by fellow bitcoin exchange BTCC, OKCoin indicated today that it is open to increased oversight from the Chinese government or central bank. In statements, CEO Star Xu said that rumors that the People’s Bank of China may enact a “third-party platform” to improve exchange security are[…]

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May 04, 2016
Bitstamp to Launch New Ripple Trading Pairs

Bitstamp is launching new markets for Ripple’s XRP digital asset. The launch, set for 17th January, will see the exchange offer trading pairs for USD/XRP and EUR/XRP. The company already serves as a Ripple gateway (where money enters or leaves the network) and hosts a bitcoin-denominated market for[…]

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May 03, 2016
National Science Foundation to Fund Blockchain Security Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking to fund research into how technologies like blockchain can improve the resiliency of cyber-infrastructure. According to a grant proposal solicitation initially released last year and updated at the start of 2017, the NSF is looking to fund research to the tune[…]

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Apr 02, 2016
China’s BTCC Welcomes Greater Bitcoin Exchange Oversight

At least one bitcoin exchange in China is open to the idea that the digital currency could become more well-regulated domestically. Speaking to CoinDesk today, BTCC CEO Bobby Lee greeted rumors that the People’s Bank of China is considering ways to better supervise the industry with enthusiasm, while[…]

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Apr 01, 2016
Toward Better Security and Governance With Blockchain

Valery Vavilov is the CEO and founder of Bitfury Group, a leading blockchain company that delivers software, hardware, mining and consulting solutions focused on the technology.  In this CoinDesk 2016 in Review special feature, Vavilov discusses his vision for the future of blockchain technology, and why he believes it will[…]

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