Microsoft’s Blockchain Obsession, Including ID Push, Is Good for Bitcoin

By CCN: Does Microsoft consider blockchain to be the strongest technology in the world? Who knows, but they sure seem to recognize its growing mainstream status and view it as a potential moneymaker. The company recently announced that it would be building a decentralized identity (DID) network on top of the Bitcoin blockchain, the oldest …

Blockchain Will Revolutionize 300 Years of Stock Trading: London Stock Exchange

By CCN.com: The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is weighing the benefits of using blockchain technology for issuing stock and settling trades. In an interview with CNBC, the LSE chief executive Nikhil Rathi said he was inspired by early blockchain initiatives at other stock exchanges, and sees the benefit of distributed ledger technology: “You can certainly …

EY Blockchain Whiz Quits Crypto, Says Adoption Not in Bitcoin’s Forecast

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India’s Central Bank Targets Blockchain Payments While Hating Bitcoin

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Tokenpay Wants to Lure More Women to Crypto, with Heidi Klum’s Lingerie

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SEC Continues Lazy Crypto Streak by Postponing Bitwise Bitcoin ETF

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again proven its inability to make decisions regarding a cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF). This time, the helpless victim waiting on the sidelines is Bitwise, which initially filed for its ETF two months ago in January. A section of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 states that …

Amaury Sechet Makes His Exit from Bitcoin Unlimited

Bitcoin Cash developer Amaury Sechet has left the Bitcoin Unlimited organization. He joined the company during the contentious days of 2017 because the Bitcoin Core fork was entertaining alternative implementations of Bitcoin, such as those with blocks larger than one megabyte. Bitcoin Unlimited was founded initially along the same lines as Gavin Andresen’s failed Bitcoin Classic …

Facecoin To Replace U.S. Dollar? Facebook Claims It’s “Helping People”

We’re all still thinking like regular crypto heads when it comes to what Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has up his sleeve with his stablecoin. The Zuck’s not thinking about just creating his own crypto. He wants to replace the U.S. dollar according to Ted Livingston, who’s developed the reputation of being ahead of the industry in …

Banks Should Not Issue Digital Currencies

Should banks design their own cryptocurrencies? According to Agustin Carstens, general manager of the Bank for International Settlements, the answer is a definitive “no.” Carstens has never been a fan of crypto, having likening bitcoin to a “bubble,” a “Ponzi scheme” and an “environmental disaster” in the past. At a speech in Dublin, Carstens explained …

Binance Supports First Live Property Auction Using BTC and BNB

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is partnering with real estate auctioneer James Pratt Auctions (JPA) to launch a live property auction using bitcoin and Binance Coin (BNB). On April 8, buyers can bid on – and buy – a futuristic-looking, luxury, beach-front mansion nicknamed ‘The Jetsons” in Casuarina, New South Wales, using BTC or BNB. The auction …