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President Trump’s University Offers Crypto Course Despite his Anti-Crypto Stance

A growing number of universities are happily welcoming cryptocurrency and blockchain as a course of study. Despite some controversies that surround this particular financial technology, it is glaring how much positive effort is being put to understand the rather complicated new digital means of payment.Amusingly, the latest crypto-friendly university member

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Venezuela’s President Maduro: Storage Crude Oil to Back Petro Cryptocurrency

President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro released a statement related the reserves of the Petro, the state backed cryptocurrency of Venezuela. Maduro’s government has been pushing for an increased use of Petro by the Venezuelan citizens.On Wednesday, President Maduro said that some 30 million oil barrels in the country’s storage tanks

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Former European Central Bank President: Strongly Against Bitcoin, Crypto Is Not Real

Jean-Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank has affirmed his doubts over cryptocurrency, claiming that it can never become the future and replace fiat currency.Trichet is merely the latest anti-crypto member with a banking background to express a dislike over the new emerging technology of cryptocurrency that is

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China’s President Xi Has ‘Credentialized’ Cryptocurrency, Says Novogratz

China’s President Xi Jinping gave credibility to blockchain and crypto by calling the country to accelerate blockchain adoption, said Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz. The cryptocurrency investor delivered his remarks speaking at the Reuters Global Investment Outlook 2020 Summit in New York on Nov. 5.Xi “just credentialized crypto and

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Chinese President Xi Jinping Vows to Accelerate Blockchain Technology Innovation in China

During the 18th collective study of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee, Chinese President Xi Jinping stated the importance of blockchain as a technological breakthrough and pushed for independent innovation of blockchain core technologies. The plan is for China to accelerate the development of blockchain technology, according to a

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Apple Watching Cryptocurrencies, Says Vice President Bailey

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been and continues to be an influential company; and if it’s looking at the crypto industry, you know virtual currencies must be doing something right. According to sources, that’s what the tech giant is doing, with VP Jennifer Bailey stating it is “watching cryptocurrency.” Here’s what we know.Apple

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Swiss National Bank President Says Stablecoins Could Hamper Policy

Swiss National Bank (SNB) President Thomas Jordan said that stablecoins pegged to foreign currencies could hamper Switzerland’s monetary policy in some circumstances.Cryptocurrencies’ limited use as payment instrumentsOn Sept. 5, Jordan spoke at the University of Basel, saying that he is convinced that cryptocurrencies are of limited use as payment

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Steve Bannon Contradicts President Trump: Crypto Is Part of ‘Global Populist Revolt’

Steve Bannon, a founding member of Breitbart News and former Chief Strategist for U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration, contradicted President Trump with his remarks regarding Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general.In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box on Aug. 2, Bannon praised Bitcoin (BTC)trade and claimed that it will be a

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Ugandan President to Explore use of Blockchain to Tackle Counterfeit Drugs

MediConnect, the developer of a framework blockchain solution to trace and manage prescription medication, is pleased to announce that it has received indicative support from the Ugandan government to explore the use of its solution to tackle the spread of counterfeit drugs in the country. Uebert Angel, strategic partner of MediConnect,

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