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France to Push EU Member States to Adopt Its Cryptocurrency Regulations

France is reportedly going to try to convince other European Union member states to adopt cryptocurrency regulations similar to its own, Reuters reported on April 15.Bruno Le Maire, French Minister of the Economy and Finance, reportedly stated that France will encourage other EU countries to adopt cryptocurrency regulations similar

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ICC to Support Blockchain Adoption Among Its 45 Million Member Businesses

Singapore blockchain startup Perlin is helping the world’s largest business organization, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), roll out the technology, the company confirmed in a press release on April 12.Perlin, which is already involved in blockchain pilots for various major businesses, including Asia Pacific Rayon, will now gain

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Bitcoin Unlimited Loses Another Member in Anti-Bitcoin SV Protest

Occasional developer Tomislav Dugandzic has decided to leave Bitcoin Unlimited, following the exit of Bitcoin ABC lead developer Amaury Sechet and Antony Zegers. Dugandzic does so “in protest” of Bitcoin Unlimited’s friendliness with Bitcoin SV elements within its forces:After careful consideration I too am hereby resigning my BU membership. Antony

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Crypto Valley Association ‘Looking Into’ Improper Conduct by Member Platform Blue Trading

Swiss cryptocurrency industry organization the Crypto Valley Association (CVA) is investigating allegations of foul play by one of its members after the platform closed down last month, CVA officials confirmed in a statement on Feb. 28.According to its website at press time, Blue Trading, also known as BlueTrading, shuttered

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Second-Largest Korean Political Party to Implement Blockchain for Member Processes

South Korea’s conservative political party, the Liberty Korea Party (LKP), has declared their aim to use blockchain technology in four major areas, according to an official announcement published on Jan. 31 .The LKP, previously known as the Saenuri Party, is currently the second-largest party within the South Korean national legislature,

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R3 Consortium Member Closes $10 Million Funding Round for Blockchain ID Platform

United States-based credit union service organization CULedger has raised $10 million in a Series A funding round for its credit union-focused blockchain platform, according to a press release published Jan. 29.The company, which is a member of R3’s global blockchain ecosystem, first announced its funding round and its goal of

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Cryptocurrencies a ‘Load of Nonsense’: ECB Member Ardo Hansson

Bitcoin and other top cryptocurrencies have just started recovering from their 16-month low. But a reputable member of the European Central Bank’s governing council believes that there is more room for collapse. Ardo Hansson, the governor of Bank of Estonia, has claimed that cryptocurrencies would die as a complete load of nonsense

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UK Parliament Member Suggests Making Bitcoin a Payment Option for Local Taxation System

A conservative member (MP) of the United Kingdom’s (U.K.) Parliament has said that making payments to local authorities and utility providers with Bitcoin (BTC) should be possible. The MP’s statements were reported by local news outlet Express.co.uk on Dec. 10.The article notes that Eddie Hughes, a member of the U.K.

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Roger Ver aka Bitcoin Jesus Joined Azbit Exchange as a New Member of Advisory Board

In the wake of recent news that straight forwarded intentions of one of the most influential people in the crypto-community to open a new platform for cryptocurrency trading, CEO of Bitcoin.com Roger Ver together with Mate Tokay, COO of the later, became newly appointed advisors of Azbit exchange. Consequently

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