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Is Vitalik Buterin Leaving Ethereum For Google?

Is Vitalik Buterin Leaving Ethereum For Google?

One thing sure to draw attention to a Tweet is to delete it. That is just what Vitalik Buterin did after posting a screenshot of an email from a Google employee, detailing a prospective job offer. As reported by Investing.com, the co-founder of Ethereum recently asked his Twitter following whether he should “drop Ethereum and work for Google”. Buterin shared a picture …


Norway Joins Central Bank Crypto Queue

Norway Joins Central Bank Crypto Queue

An official document has been released by Norway’s Central bank (Norge bank) announcing intentions of launching its own cryptocurrency, according to Cointelegraph. This notice of intent by Norway’s State bank is very much in keeping with current trends showing increasing numbers of central banks looking into the viability of creating national cryptocurrencies. As Bitcoin News illustrated, the adoption of cryptocurrency globally …


Switzerland, Gibraltar, Malta Podium Finishers on Most Crypto-Friendly European List

Switzerland, Gibraltar, Malta Podium Finishers on Most Crypto-Friendly European List

Switzerland has come out on top in a BlockShow Europe study which ranks the most crypto-friendly European countries. Scored on their regulatory frameworks and blockchain related projects among other attributes, Gibraltar and Malta also ranked favorably. Broad observations In total, 48 European countries were examined for their existing regulations of initial coin offerings (ICOs) regulations, cryptocurrencies as a payment service and …


Regulations, Hacking Push Blockchain Provider To The Wall

Regulations, Hacking Push Blockchain Provider To The Wall

Ethereum wallet and blockchain provider Parity has been forced to shut down its PICOPS platform from 24 May following new EU data protection rules and guidelines. “The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and was designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy and to …


Global State Bank Crypto Adoption Still in Its Infancy

Global State Bank Crypto Adoption Still in Its Infancy

With banks increasingly switching on to the current global interest in cryptocurrencies, digital currencies are now being utilized by the same institutions they were designed to subvert, writes Cointelegraph. More and more banks around the world see blockchain as a panacea to banking issues, all long overdue for improvement and update. They are realizing that, due to today’s already digitalized …


Coinsecure Exchange Remains Closed After Losing All of Its Bitcoins

Coinsecure Exchange Remains Closed After Losing All of Its Bitcoins

Indian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsecure has remained closed, after a hack on 9 April led to a loss of over BTC 438 worth usD 3.3 million at the time. Coinsecure bought and sold Bitcoin against the Indian Rupee (INR). Its chief security officer, Amitabh Saxena, claimed that the Bitcoins were stolen when he was extracting Bitcoin Gold to distribute to customers. He had …


Futuristic Visions: The Floating Island Project to Create Self-Governed, Crypto-Backed Seafaring Smart Societies

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Taking the concept of ‘Smart Cities’ and ‘Smart Islands’ a few sci-fi steps further is a project that has the attention of philanthropists, scientist, entrepreneurs, academics and investors from around the world. The ‘Floating Island Project’ is a pilot project in partnership with the government of French Polynesia. The project is to see 300 homes built on a human-made island …


Bing Ads to Block Cryptocurrency Adverts

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Microsoft’s search engine Bing, will be changing its financial product and services policy to block cryptocurrency related ads in an attempt to protect users. The changes will come into effect in late June to early July. Melissa Alsoszatai-Petheo the advertiser policy manager of Bing stated: “Because cryptocurrency and related products are not regulated, we have found them to present a possible elevated risk …


Jo’Burg’s First ATM Hopes to Enthuse Local South Africans Towards Bitcoin

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South Africa has its first cryptocurrency ATM since 2104 and the new Northwold Spar machine in Johannesburg will become the only one operating in the country, reports Bitcoinist. George Neophytou, the General Manager of the Northwold Spar and self-confessed crypto enthusiast was inspired to purchase the machine after a trip to Europe, the continent with the world’s third market share …


Tom Lee Explains Why His Post Consensus Bitcoin Prediction Went South

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Fundstrat Global’s outspoken co-founder and cryptoanalyst Tom Lee, has explained to CNBC why he feels that his predictions of Bitcoin getting an injection from the last week’s New York Consensus Conference, didn’t actually come to fruition. Although Tom Lee stands by his prediction of $25K by end of 2018 position, he suggests that the reasons the market, not only didn’t receive the …


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