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EU Parliament Report: Cryptocurrency Anonymity A Problem, Blockchain Not To Blame
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EU Parliament Report: Cryptocurrency Anonymity A Problem, Blockchain Not To Blame

A recent study published by the European Parliament discusses the state of cryptocurrency-related crime, such as money laundering, tax evasion, and terrorist financing. Requested by the European Parliament's Special Committee on Financial Crimes, Tax Ev...
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance To Open Regional Office In Japan
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Enterprise Ethereum Alliance To Open Regional Office In Japan

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) announced on July 19 that it would be opening its first regional office in Japan. The consortium has appointed Kazuaki Ishiguro as the EEA's regional head. Executive Director Ron Resnick told ETHNews about the move and th...
The Federal Reserve Is Not Considering Digital Currency, Says Chairman Powell
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The Federal Reserve Is Not Considering Digital Currency, Says Chairman Powell

For now, cryptocurrency volatility remains an isolated concern. Asked by Representative Patrick McHenry (R-NC) to outline his thinking on cryptocurrencies, Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell said that the digital assets are not yet big enough to present a s...
‘Robin Hood’ And Robinhood To Host SDCC Cryptocurrency Scavenger Hunt
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‘Robin Hood’ And Robinhood To Host SDCC Cryptocurrency Scavenger Hunt

The marketing team behind the Lionsgate film “Robin Hood” has partnered with financial services company Robinhood to hold a cryptocurrency scavenger hunt during this year’s Comic-Con. But why? It's that time of year again for San Diego's annual Comic-Co...
Billionaire Investor Says Bitcoin Can Easily Reach $40k, Regrets Not Buying Earlier
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Billionaire Investor Says Bitcoin Can Easily Reach $40k, Regrets Not Buying Earlier

Billionaire investor Marc Lasry predicts that Bitcoin could go as high as $40,000 in a few years. Lasry believes rising adoption will make the top-ranked cryptocurrency easier to trade thus causing the price to skyrocket. MAINSTREAM ADOPTION WILL CATA...
Crypto Company Change Launches App to Trade Bitcoin Commission-free
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Crypto Company Change Launches App to Trade Bitcoin Commission-free

A stream of positive developments and new products is helping to boost Bitcoin’s adoption rate. One of the latest products is Change Wallet, a mobile app for trading Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with zero commission fees. CHANGE CEO PREDICTS: CR...
Grayscale Investments’ $250m Record Shows Appetite for Bitcoin Is Growing
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Grayscale Investments’ $250m Record Shows Appetite for Bitcoin Is Growing

Barry Silbert’s Grayscale Investments has released an income report which defies the theory that lower Bitcoin prices mean less cash flowing into cryptocurrency.  WHO CARES ABOUT BITCOIN PRICES? In its Digital Asset Investment Report, Grayscale revea...
Russia: Bitcoin Owners and Miners Will Not Face ‘separate’ Tax Laws
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Russia: Bitcoin Owners and Miners Will Not Face ‘separate’ Tax Laws

Russia will subject owners and miners of cryptocurrency to all existing tax obligations from Autumn, authorities hinted July 18. AKSAKOV: NO ‘SEPARATE’ TREATMENT FOR CRYPTO Speaking to local news outlet Izvestia, Anatoly Aksakov, head of the financia...
Mastercard Wins Patent to Increase Cryptocurrency Payment Speed
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Mastercard Wins Patent to Increase Cryptocurrency Payment Speed

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially granted MasterCard a patent for a method of increasing the speed of cryptocurrency transactions.  THE NEED FOR SPEED Published July 17, the patent explains the serious need for increasing the speed of c...
Ethereum’s Gnosis To Host DappCon In Berlin
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Ethereum’s Gnosis To Host DappCon In Berlin

A former train station in Berlin will be at capacity July 19-20, when numerous decentralized application (Dapp) creators and Ethereum enthusiasts descend for the Developer Conference for Ethereum Dapps & Infrastructure (or DappCon). According to its web...