IMF Chief Lagarde Tells Central Bankers: “Not Wise to Dismiss Virtual Currencies”

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Featured Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, warns central bankers that bitcoin is rising. She has told them not to discount digital currencies, because they are gaining more adoption and traction. Lagarde addressed this issue in a conference Friday in London. She said digital currencies might give existing currencies “a run […]

Jaxx Remains Indecisive on SegWit2x Support

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There is still a lot of speculation regarding SegWit2x. That is not surprising as the deadline for activation draws near The question is whether or not all signees will honor the agreement signed several months ago. Some companies have pulled out already, with others likely to follow. Jaxx is one […]

Australian Securities & Investments Commission Issues Guidance for Initial Coin Offerings

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Regulation On the 28th September, the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) published a document providing regulatory guidance for businesses that may be engaging in operations pertaining to initial coin offerings (ICOs). The release seeks to clarify the circumstances under which different types ICO may be subject to the Corporations […]

Trump Administration Expresses Bullish Stance on Blockchain

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Although most people would not expect it, the Trump administration is pretty keen on blockchain technology. In fact, the team purports to be more committed to the blockchain than ever before. Improving US governmental operations is the first priority in this regard, and distributed ledger technology is considered “essential” to domestic […]

Fidelity’s Cryptocurrency Mining Operation Is Now Profitable

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Most financial industry enthusiasts will have come across the name Fidelity Investments. It is one of the largest investment firms to date, managing US$2.3 trillion worth of assets as of today. Unlike most other firms, however, Fidelity has taken a keen interest in cryptocurrencies. In fact, the company is even mining specific […]