Belarussian Exchange to Offer Tokenized Government Bonds

The global exchange website Currency.com has announced that it will be offering a tokenized form of Belarussian government bonds, according to a press release on May 7. According to the press release, users can now use fiat money or cryptocurrencies bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) to invest in and trade Belarussian government bonds. Belarussian-based company Currency Com Bel LLC is reportedly…

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Warren Buffett Takes a Moment to Insult Bitcoin at His Berkshire Hathaway’s Annual Meeting

There is not any doubt in the cryptocurrency industry, regarding the way that Warren Buffett feels about Bitcoin, or “rat poison squared,” as he calls it. After the recent annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway, Buffett practically doubled down on his statements, saying that the cryptocurrency is “a gambling device,” bringing attention to the many scams in…

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Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif to Resume Activity Seven Months After Hack

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif announced that the transfer of the business from Tech Bureau to Fisco Digital Asset Group (FDAG) will become effective on April 22, and that normal activity will resume on the next day. Cointelegraph Japan reported on the developments on April 20. Bitcoin (BTC), bitcoin cash (BCH), and monacoin (MONA) were stolen from the exchange in a hackin September last…

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Bitcoin Passes a Milestone 400 Million Transactions

As Bitcoin price $5340.12 +0.14% rose rapidly last week, so did network activity, with volume spiking as traders rushed to take advantage of the new volatility. Afterwards, with a bearish retracement still nowhere to be seen, data from monitoring resource Blockchain.com confirmed that Bitcoin handled its 400 millionth transaction April 8. The giant figure comes as more and more sources…

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ATM bitcoin payments via lightning network becomes a reality

On March 31, 2019, Weis publicly demonstrated a transaction via Lightning Network at a bitcoin ATM, during the Lightning Hackday, in Hong Kong. The crypto industry is becoming increasingly enthusiastic about the Lightning Network because it offers to drastically lower BTC’s transaction fees while making it possible to execute near-instant transactions. Moreover, the demonstration of…

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Major Latin American E-Commerce Company Bans Cryptocurrency-Related Ads

The largest e-commerce company in Latin America, Mercado Livre, has banned cryptocurrency advertising on their website, Cointelegraph em Português reported on March 18. The development was revealed in an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph em Português after the company’s users reported receiving of emails informing them about the change in Mercado Livre’s policy. The new policy requires all users to…

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Swiss Federal Council Initiates Blockchain Law Consultation Period

The Swiss Federal Council has started its consultation period on the adaptation of federal law for blockchain development, according to an official press release published on March 22. By initiating the consultation, the Federal Council intends to improve legal certainty over blockchain applications in order to build a basis for regulatory framework for the industry in Switzerland, particularly in the financial sector. According…

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LOOM Price Analysis: Scalable Dapp solution expands outlook

The Loom network has delivered a viable Ethereum scaling solution and created fundamental value for its native LOOM-token – which has enjoyed a period of strong price performance recently following the release of a series of new interoperability solutions. The Loom network is a next generation blockchain platform designed to allow for large scale applications…

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