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Smoking Gun: Dutch central bank caught overreaching in local crypto businesses
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.
Brexit uncertainty hasn’t phased London’s crypto scene
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.
Is BLOCKTV’s upcoming IEO a cash grab or the future of crypto media?
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.
Agoric and Cosmos hash out an interoperable future for 2020 [INTERVIEW]
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.
How some cryptocurrency exchanges incentivize wash trading
Exchanges are eager to increase their trading volume.
Central banks looking to cryptocurrency to replace cash
A central bank digital currency (CBDC) would see central banks distribute digital money which could be redeemed for their respective domestic fiat currencies.
Starbucks Wants Customers to Buy Coffee with Bitcoin, Taxes Disagree
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.
An Era of Centralized Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains: Binance’s DEX and JPM Coin
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.
Decred Founder Proposes Building DEX as Alternative to Binance [Interview]
Decred founder Jacob Yocom-Piatt recently proposed a decentralized exchange (DEX) to the Politeia community.
Without Regulation ICOs Unlikely to Disrupt Venture Capital According to OECD
In its January report, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) explained some of the intricacies of ICOs in modern finance.