Nick Chong · 15 hours ago · 2 min read
Netherlands › Regulation
The upcoming fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5) within the European Union (EU) has already spelled the end for smaller crypto firms on the continent.
U.K. › Adoption
London has long been a financial stronghold in Europe, with many companies in Asia using the British capital as a stepping stone to reach European markets.
Bittrex › Israel › ICOs
At the end of October 2019, the blockchain-focused media company BLOCKTV announced the November 21, 2019, launch of its native cryptocurrency on Bittrex Global.
Germany › Technology
On October 21, 2019, representatives from Agoric, Tendermint, FOAM, and oscoin gathered at Full Node in Berlin, Germany, to discuss the blockchain space’s current need for interoperability protocols.
Exchanges are eager to increase their trading volume.
A central bank digital currency (CBDC) would see central banks distribute digital money which could be redeemed for their respective domestic fiat currencies.
Former vice president of payments at Starbucks, Maria Smith, promised that Starbucks would play a “pivotal role in developing practical, trusted and regulated applications for consumers” to pay for coffee with Bitcoin.
Binance › Analysis
The launch of Binance’s decentralized exchange and JP Morgan’s proprietary cryptocurrency, JPM Coin, have raised fundamental questions about where the crypto industry is headed.
Binance › Exchanges
Decred founder Jacob Yocom-Piatt recently proposed a decentralized exchange (DEX) to the Politeia community.
In its January report, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) explained some of the intricacies of ICOs in modern finance.
Hyperledger—an open-source project spearheaded by IBM—announced the launch of its Grid framework, a new set of tools designed for optimizing supply chain applications of the software.