Crypto vs. Cash – How the Numbers Stack Up on Drugs, Guns, Murders

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In a Reddit AMA, technology visionary Bill Gates lost a lot of fans when he gave his opinion on Bitcoin, honing in on a pretty weak argument for its use. It’s “used for buying fentanyl and other drugs, so it is a rare technology that has caused deaths in a fairly direct way,” Gates expressed. But, Read More

G20 Watchdog Says Cryptos Not a Risk, Resists Calls for New Rules

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Economy & Regulation The Financial Stability Board, G20’s global watchdog, does not consider cryptocurrencies a risk to financial stability. In a letter to the Group of 20 central bankers and finance ministers, its Chair Mark Carney said FSB was pivoting away from designing new policies and focusing on reviewing existing rules. His comments suggest there Read More

VEN, BNB, NEM: Lesser-Known Cryptos Outperform Amid Bitcoin Slump

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It’s been another gloomy week for the cryptocurrency markets, but, even so, NEM’s XEM token and a couple of lesser-known altcoins managed to finish up with overall gains. The total value of all cryptocurrencies fell to $316 billion on Thursday – down 61.9 percent from the record high of $830 billion set in January, according Read More

US Congress Includes Crypto In Its Joint Economic Report For The First Time

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For the first time the US Congress has dedicated an entire section to cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology in its annual Joint Economic Report, published March 13. The 2018 Joint Economic Report contains analysis and recommendations for the coming year and dedicates an entire chapter to providing insight into the impact of cryptocurrencies and Blockchain on Read More

Digital Wallet Abra Adds Support For 20 Cryptocurrencies

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Cryptocurrency and digital wallet Abra has announced that it is expanding its support to 20 cryptocurrencies in a single app, providing users with greater access to the market. The new Abra app is available globally with bitcoin, ethereum, ripple, bch, litecoin, dash, ethereum classic, omisego, qtum, zcash, dogecoin, golem, and vertcoin available straight away. Over Read More

Bill Promises to Rid New York of Bitlicense Fees

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Economy & Regulation A bill that may turn New York into a friendlier place for crypto entrepreneurs has been introduced in the state’s Assembly. The draft is intended to “safeguard” cryptocurrency business activity and “prohibit” licensing fees. Its sponsors want to replace the costly Bitlicense regulations with a licensing regime based on audits. The aim Read More

India Can’t Regulate Bitcoin Says Official

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Regulation Indian authorities have been struggling to grasp the crypto phenomenon for quite some time now – years, to be more precise. The inability to fully understand it and put it under control has resulted in a state of semi-denial: “it’s illegal”, officials repeat tirelessly, but also keep trying to tax it. It doesn’t help Read More

Grayscale Launches Crypto Investment Trusts for BCH, ETH, XRP, and LTC

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Markets and Prices Grayscale Investments has announced the launch of four new single-asset cryptocurrency investment trusts for bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and ripple. The company already manages three other single-asset crypto trusts for bitcoin, ethereum classic, and zcash, in addition to a recently-launched crypto large-cap fund. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With Read More

Ripple CEO Talks Liquidity And Regulation: Ultimately Governments Aren’t Going Away

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Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple — a US-based payment network and protocol company — spoke with Cointelegraph at the Blockchain Connect conference in San Francisco earlier this year about what problems Ripple can solve in the global marketplace, and the company’s approach to government regulation and traditional finance. Garlinghouse, a Harvard Business School graduate, previously Read More