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Answering Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Hard Questions For the Blockchain World Part 4: DApp Latency

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin put forward a series of open questions to the cryptocurrency community in a recent discussion with Mars Finance International WeChat group, postulating seven issues present within the blockchain ecosystem. Buterin’s “hard questions for any blockchain...

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The Race to the World’s First Crypto Smartphone: HTC and Sirin Labs Go Head to Head

Dedicated hardware has made it possible for crypto holders to securely store digital assets in hack-proof crypto-vaults such as the Ledger device series. As cryptocurrency becomes more widely adopted, tech companies race to integrate secure crypto storage functionality into...

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US Treasury: Blockchain “Poised to Impact Innovation” in Finance

In a report to President Trump entitled “A Financial System That Creates Economic Opportunities Nonbank Financials, Fintech, and Innovation”, the US Treasury described blockchain and distributed ledger technology as “promising innovations”. Its recommendation regarding cryptocurrency, however, is less clear....

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Morgan Stanley Hires Credit Suisse ‘Bitcoin Expert’ to Head Digital Assets Division

As the industry matures, an influx of institutional investors continues to pour into the cryptocurrency market. Announced July 31, investment banking giant Morgan Stanley hired a former Credit Suisse VP to head its digital assets division. Morgan Stanley Eyes Developing...

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