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Economic and Political Uncertainty Boost Bitcoin Price in Argentina and Hong Kong

According to news published by Bloomberg on August 13, 2019, bitcoin continues to be traded at a premium due to economic uncertainty and political instability in Argentina and Hong Kong, confirming its value in turmoil environments.    Fear is Soaring but Bitcoin is Working  The global economy is experiencing a period of

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Analyst: Walmart’s Cryptocurrency May Create Less Political Friction than Facebook Libra

Cowen Inc., an American multinational independent investment bank and financial services firm, has recently asserted that the retail giant Walmart’s efforts to find a way of launching and utilizing its own digital coin may generate less political friction compared to Facebook’s Libra.Cowen added that Walmart’s cryptocurrency might attract individuals who

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‘Not Very Practical’ — Critics Say Political Crypto Donations a Marketing Ploy

As one of only two crypto-accepting Democratic primary hopefuls withdraws his candidacy, political commentators have seized the moment to probe the crypto campaign donation trend.A report published by business media site Fast Company on July 10 has weighed in on presidential hopeful Eric Swalwell’s withdrawal with a focus on

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Ruling Russian Political Party Launches Blockchain-Based E-Voting

The ruling party of the Russian Federation, United Russia, has launched a blockchain-based platform for electronic voting, local news agency TASS reported on March 6.United Russia has reportedly launched an updated website for its primaries with the added function of e-voting. The party’s head of IT projects Vyacheslav Sateyev

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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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The Story of Malaysia’s Crypto Political Fundraising Platform

The ongoing controversy surrounding Malaysia’s proposed political cryptocurrency, Harapan Coin, is far from letting up. On Nov. 26, the country’s finance minister, Lim Guan Eng, weighed in on the issue by reiterating that any entity looking to issue a cryptocurrency should first refer to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Securities Commission:“Don’t

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Malaysian MP Urges Gov’t to Create Regulations Before Approving Political Funding Coin

A Malaysian Member of Parliament has urged the government to implement proper cryptocurrency regulations before undertaking the Harapan Coin (HRP) cryptocurrency project, local English-language news daily the Star reported Nov. 14.Launched by “a group of patriotic and concerned Malaysian citizens, within and outside of Malaysia,” Harapan Coin claims to be

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