Wednesday, May 23, 2018

CryptoCurrency News: IBM to Hire Blockchain Researchers for French Expansion

IBM plans to hire 400 researchers, a portion of which will be focusing on blockchain technology, CEO Virginia Rometty said Wednesday.

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CryptoCurrency News: Norway's Central Bank Mulls Digital Currency as Cash Use Declines

Norges Bank has released a report suggesting it might one day launch a digital currency as citizens continue to turn away from physical money.

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CryptoCurrency News: Rural Banks Tap Kaleido Blockchain for Faster Transactions in the Philippines

Rural banks in the Philippines are looking to adopt ConsenSys' Kaleido blockchain platform in bid to boost financial inclusion.

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CryptoCurrency News: Experimental Voting Effort Aims to Break Ethereum Governance Gridlock

Vitalik Buterin has suggested experimenting with quadratic voting, a governance model furthered by Dr. Glen Weyl, on the ethereum platform.

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CryptoCurrency News: India Considers New Tax on Cryptocurrency Trades

India could soon impose goods and services tax (GST) on many digital currency transactions, a report indicates.

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CryptoCurrency News: China Prosecutes 98 Over Alleged $2 Billion OneCoin Pyramid Scheme

China has prosecuted nearly 100 individuals said to be involved with locally operating the OneCoin cryptocurrency scheme.

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CryptoCurrency News: Bitcoin Closing on Long-Term Bear Indicator Not Seen Since 2014

Following bitcoin's recent losses, a key long-term trend indicator is looking increasingly bearish. Notably, the five-month moving average (MA) has rolled over in favor of the bears and looks set to cut the 10-month MA from above - a bearish crossover that hasn't been seen since June 2014. If that occurs it could be a […]

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CryptoCurrency News: Singapore Proposes Regulatory Boost for Decentralized Exchanges

Singapore's central bank is proposing a change to existing exchange market rules aimed to ease blockchain adoption and decentralization.

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CryptoCurrency News: Huobi Pro Launches New Crypto Market Index

Huobi Pro has announced the launch of a market index to measure the overall performance of 10 digital assets on its platform.

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CryptoCurrency News: Monero's Lead Developer Is Helping Launch a Crypto Trading Protocol

Monero dev Riccardo Spagni and entrepreneurs Naveen Jain and Dan Teree are launching a new digital asset protocol on the privacy token's network.

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