Daily Archives: January 22, 2019

India: Banking Research Institute Issues Blueprint on Blockchain Implementation

An Indian research institute established by the country’s central bank has developed a roadmap for blockchain implementation in the country’s banking sector Cointelegraph.com News

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Former Mt Gox CEO Reflects on Incarceration in Japan While Facing More Prison Time

The infamous Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the now defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, appeared in an exposé interview on Monday and publicly discussed how he tolerated Japanese jail. Karpeles explained how he’s been accused of financial misconduct in a land that has a 99 percent conviction rate and he wouldn’t wish his experience on anyone. Also Read: Peer-to-Peer Trading Platform Bitquick ...

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London Stock Exchange Trading Tech to Power New Hong Kong Crypto Exchange

The technology solutions provider for the London Stock Exchange Group has announced that its matching engine will be used at a new Hong Kong crypto exchange Cointelegraph.com News

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Romania Imposes 10% Tax on Cryptocurrency Earnings

Romania has amended its tax laws, allowing it to start taxing gains from bitcoin investments at a rate of 10 percent. The improved fiscal code legislation categorizes earnings generated from buying and selling cryptocurrencies as “income from other sources” and therefore subject to income tax, local media reports. Also read: Falcon Private Bank Launches Crypto Wallet With Support for Direct BTC ...

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Oscar nominations: Why 'Black Panther' really deserves that best picture nod

Superhero films haven't always received respect at the Oscars, but “Black Panther” really deserved to be the first to land a best picture nomination.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Report by South Africa’s Reserve Bank Makes Strides Toward Crypto Clarity in the Country

South Africa is looking to foster the growth of the cryptocurrency sector by developing a positive regulatory framework Cointelegraph.com News

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Why Cryptocurrency Custody Solutions Are on the Rise

The last six months has witnessed significant growth in the number of businesses and banks launching cryptocurrency custodial services. These solutions give institutional investors peace of mind that their assets are secure, insured, and under the care of a trusted third party, freeing them from responsibility for safeguarding their cryptocurrency. Also Read: Fidelity Launching Crypto Custody and Trading Services Recent Crypto ...

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“The Linux of social media”—How LiveJournal pioneered (then lost) blogging

Enlarge / No spoilers, but with the departure of a certain high profile fantasy writer, LiveJournal seems to have been left like Jon Snow here. Last April, famed writer and hero-murderer George R.R. Martin announced that he was hoisting his ancient blog from his moldering LiveJournal onto his personal website. For casual Game of Thrones fans, it was a minor ...

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