Cryptocurrencies

Koreas KAIST University Adds Blockchain Application Courses to Curriculum

n nn nn South Koreas leading technology university, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology KAIST, is working with Theta Labs, the first blockchain-based video delivery system, to introduce students to an entirely new set of coursework regarding the applications of blockchain technology.Were kicking things off with a seminar at the electrical engineering school this Friday the 16th where ...

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Crimea Considers Blockchain Center for Anonymous Foreign Investments to Avoid Sanctions

New investment blockchain platforms in Crimea could help international investors to avoid sanctions Cointelegraph.com News

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Nvidia Misses Q3 Revenue Target as Cryptocurrency Slump Weighs on Business

Shares of Nvidia plunged as much as 17 percent in after-hours trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market on Thursday, after the U.S. bitcoin mining equipment maker reported unexpectedly weak revenue for the third quarter. In premarket trading at the time of writing on Friday, Nvidia was down 16.01 percent at $ 169.99. Also Read: Canaan Hong Kong Listing Plans in Limbo ...

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New York Department of Financial Services Issues 14th BitLicense

n nn nn Today, November 14, 2018, the New York State Department of Financial Services DFS announced that it has approved the application of NYDIG Execution LLC, a subsidiary of NYDIG LLC, for a virtual currency license and a money transmission license. The approval of this so-called BitLicense or Virtual Currency License application is the 14th of its kind and ...

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Japan: Queries About Cryptocurrencies Steadily Decline, Financial Regulator Reveals

Japan’s financial watchdog, the FSA, revealed data on the last quarter, showing that investors’ crypto inquiries are steadily decreasing Cointelegraph.com News

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The Daily: Bitsane Introduces Tether-Euro Pair, Covesting Launches in Gibraltar

In Friday’s edition of The Daily, we look at Bitsane’s decision to list tether (USDT) and trade it against the euro. We also cover two other recent announcements in the crypto-space. Digital asset trading platform Covesting is launching operations in Gibraltar, where it has obtained a distributed ledger technology license. And Swissone, a Zug-based digital asset management company, is establishing ...

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IMF Head Makes Case for Central Bank Digital Currencies In Recent Speech

n nn nn With contributing reporting from Jimmy Aki.Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund IMF, suggested a new course of action for central banks around the world turn their fiat currencies digital.The IMF chair gave a speech at the Singapore Fintech Festival on November 14, 2018, titled Winds of Change The New Case for Digital Currency. In it, ...

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WSJ: SEC Opened Probe into Erik Voorhees, Crypto Loans Firm Over 2017 $50 Mln Token Sale

Crypto loans company Salt, once associated with Erik Voorhees, is facing an SEC probe over its 2017 $ 50 million token sale Cointelegraph.com News

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