Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain platform to connect independent domestic workers and customers at no cost

A company that empowers service workers and helps them become entrepreneurs plans to replace its application with a new Blockchain platform, helping suppliers Crafty will first go to Brazil, but thinks its market can transform the "extremely inefficient" service sector in the world by providing… Read More »Blockchain platform to connect independent domestic workers and customers at no cost

Coinbase coin purse corrects SegWit implementation bug and refunds affected users

Coinbase wallet and exchange service corrected a bug in the payment gateway system. The problem occurred two weeks after the announcement of the launch of transaction support by Segregated Witness (SegWit). In his Reddit message of March 12, user Coinbase Dazzling_Substance shared a problem with… Read More »Coinbase coin purse corrects SegWit implementation bug and refunds affected users

United States: Wyoming set precedent by creating a new class of assets for Cryptos, hoping to inspire the feds

The US state of Wyoming has now created a new class of assets in the definition of cryptocurrency March 13. As previously reported by Cointelegraph, the state legislature of Wyoming passed Bill 70 on March 6, which effectively exempts crypto from state securities regulation. The… Read More »United States: Wyoming set precedent by creating a new class of assets for Cryptos, hoping to inspire the feds

IMF chief Lagarde on the "dark side" of Crypto: Blockchain is "exciting" but needs regulation

International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said that crypto markets should be governed by the same laws to traditional markets in an IMF blog post published today, March 13. The post, "Tackling the dark side of the Crypto world," begins by praising the virtues… Read More »IMF chief Lagarde on the "dark side" of Crypto: Blockchain is "exciting" but needs regulation

R3 c. Ripple Lawsuit to be decided in New York while XRP loses its appeal to CA Court

Ripple Labs Inc., the company behind the Ripple Settlement System, lost the right opportunity to hold the hearing a disputed contract with his rival R3 in his original state, California, Bloomberg reported March 13. In September 2017, the R3 consortium filed a lawsuit in Delaware… Read More »R3 c. Ripple Lawsuit to be decided in New York while XRP loses its appeal to CA Court

ZhongAn wants to identify the pirates of the media with the tool Blockchain

ZhongAn Technology, a subsidiary of the Chinese online insurer ZhongAn, has filed a patent for a blockchain solution to protect the intellectual property rights of media companies from growing piracy and illegal file sharing. According to a report released Tuesday by the National Intellectual Property… Read More »ZhongAn wants to identify the pirates of the media with the tool Blockchain

Platform Plans to Unite Global Karate Community by Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

The World BoutsPro Karate Organization aims to bring together an estimated community of 190 million of karate using Blockchain. As there are so many different styles of karate, there are many different organizations (like ITKF, WKF and WFF) that oversee tournaments and standings. The BoutsPro… Read More »Platform Plans to Unite Global Karate Community by Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

G20 focuses on Crypto's LBC, "too stringent regulations" are not good, says Japanese government official

Japan will call member governments G20 to focus on the development of a common anti-money laundering strategy for cryptocurrencies at the annual Buenos Aires summit on March 19 and 20, reports Reuters on March 13, citing a "government official with direct knowledge of the question".… Read More »G20 focuses on Crypto's LBC, "too stringent regulations" are not good, says Japanese government official

Bank for International Settlements Distances from Centralized Digital Currencies

A new joint European banking report has undermined the effectiveness of so-called central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). The report, presented by two working groups under the auspices of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the European Central Bank (ECB), warns of the "adverse" effect… Read More »Bank for International Settlements Distances from Centralized Digital Currencies