Cryptocurrencies

Finland Has Identified Thousands of Bitcoin Traders Who Owe Taxes

The Finnish government has revealed the number of taxpayers who owe taxes from bitcoin-related income. The country’s Tax Administration claims to have “different ways to combine information and identify people” who owe taxes from crypto profits, which are now “well over ten times higher than last year.” Also read: Russian Regulators Draft Law to Restrict Crypto Mining, Payments, and Token Sales ...

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JPMorgan Tests Blockchain Platform to Help Debt Issuance Process

JPMorgan Tests Blockchain Platform: Is Canada taking its interest in blockchain technology to another level? Looks like it. On Friday, JPMorgan Chase announced that it tested a new blockchain platform this week, alongside the National Bank of Canada and other members of the banking industry.  This is a pretty significant announcement, both for the banking sector and the crypto, blockchain sector.  ...

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NIST Blockchain Report Examines the Tech Behind the Hype

The National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST has issued a report titled Blockchain Technology Overview. The report, intended to provide a high-level technical overview, discusses the application of blockchain technology to electronic currency in depth, and also discusses its broader applications.We want to help people understand how blockchains work so that they can appropriately and usefully apply them to ...

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Former US Gov’t Regulator Considers ETH, XRP Likely ‘Noncompliant Securities’

Gary Gensler, a former Wall Street exec and gov’t regulator, sees a “strong case” for naming ETH and XRP “noncompliant securities”. #NEWS Cointelegraph.com News

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Central Bank of Iran Bans Banks from Crypto

Iran’s central bank has issued a statement banning the country’s banks and financial institutions from dealing with cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, citing money laundering and terrorism financing risks. However, the local crypto community in Iran believes that the ban will not affect them and some exchanges continue to operate normally. Also read: Russian Regulators Draft Law to Restrict Crypto Mining, Payments, ...

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Blockchains Greatest Impact Will Be in Developing Countries, Says UPenn Lecturer

Most of the attention, flurry and investment around blockchain technology is in the West, where people are investing in cryptocurrencies and focused on a slew of novel applications, like using a blockchain to track vegetables from the field to store shelves. But the greatest impact of blockchain technology will be in developing countries, such as Zimbabwe and Venezuela. At least, ...

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Central Bank Of Iran Bans Banks From Crypto Dealings

Iran’s central bank bans domestic banks from crypto dealings, as it apparently attempts to halt a national currency crisis #NEWS Cointelegraph.com News

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Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Snatching Blockchain, Tracking Bitcoin

No one likes missing the train. Of course, jumping on the wrong one is sure to delay the arrival even more. In today’s Bitcoin in Brief, we cover the latest attempts by big corporations to stay close to the crypto waters without really wetting their feet. Also, do you want to know how Cryptokitties have inspired a new Ebay-like platform ...

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