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Facebook might launch a cryptocurrency in the first half of 2019

We know Facebook has been hiring cryptocurrency experts and building a blockchain team for a while, but the scope, aims, and timeline of the project are all unknown. A new report by the New York Times claims Facebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency as early as the first half of this year. According…
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14th March 2019 0

Bank of Spain Warns Citizens Against Crypto Given Lack of Local Regulations

Spain’s central bank has issued a reminder to citizens warning of the risks involved in transacting unregulated cryptocurrencies. The Bank of Spain’s notice, issued Feb. 10, followed an official blog post published two days earlier, which had outlined the institution’s stance on cryptocurrencies, their characteristics, and their legal status in Spain and the wider European…
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12th February 2019 0

Solving Challenges with Smart Assets

In late 2018, Waves Platform released Smart Assets on MainNet and launched Tokenomica, a fully compliant exchange for digital assets. This article, centered on use cases for Smart Assets, comes as the first in a series focused on how Waves solutions facilitate building the financial system of the future. Cryptocurrency Trading Over the last couple…
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16th January 2019 0

UK regulators reveal ‘comprehensive’ crypto regulation plans

Sale of crypto-referencing derivatives could be banned UK regulators have laid the groundwork for the regulation of cryptoassets and distributed ledger technology (DLT), such as blockchain, with the publication of a long-awaited report. The HM Treasury-led Cryptoasset Taskforce report, published on Monday (30 October), focusses on consumer protection concerns linked to the use of cryptocurrencies,…
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31st October 2018 0