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Reddit’s Co-Founder Believes We Are In ‘Crypto Spring’

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian has described the virtual currency ecosystem firmly sitting in “crypto spring,” emphasizing the strength of development surrounding meaningful applications for blockchain technology.In an interview with Yahoo Finance published May 23, Ohanian stated: “We really do see a crypto spring right now in terms of top-tier engineers,

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DeFi Exec Believes Crypto Community Mostly “Short-Term Thinkers”

In an interview with Cryptox, Alex Mashinsky, the founder of the decentralized finance app Celsius Network, took aim at the crypto community for becoming fixated on short-term profiteering and failing to drive mass adoption. Mashinsky urged the community to capitalize on the opportunity to redefine money and finance offered amid

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JPEG on the Blockchain: Image Format Creator Believes Tech Can Fight Copyright Theft

The organization that created the popular JPEG picture format believes blockchain could be used to verify images, as well as flag fakes and image theft.The Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG) said blockchain has "great potential" as the basis of a system that would use a combination of encryption, hash signatures

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Australians Won’t Use Libra, Believes Central Bank

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has expressed doubt over whether cryptocurrencies, including Libra and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), will ever become viable solutions.In a submission (pdf) to the Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology just before Christmas, RBA officials were skeptical that cryptocurrencies, in their current and

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Forbes Editor-in-Chief Believes Bitcoin Can Help Fight Authoritarian Govts

Forbes chairman and editor-in-chief Steve Forbes has described Bitcoin (BTC) as a “high-tech cry for help” driven by a lack of trust in traditional currencies.Speaking to Ark Invest CEO Cathie Wood on her company’s podcast, he said Bitcoin's challenge now is becoming a coin as trustworthy as gold — an assert that

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SEC Chairman Believes Bitcoin Needs Further Regulation for Major Public Exchange Listing

According to a press release dated September 19, 2019, published on Nasdaq.com, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton believes bitcoin needs further regulatory infrastructure before being listed on major exchanges. Sec Addresses Bitcoin Regulatory Weaknesses A few days after having brought to the court ICOBox, SEC comes back

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