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Blockchain Is Great, But Identity Politics Could Ruin It All, Says Bill Clinton

With the Ripple Swell conference now underway, Bill Clinton, the conferences keynote speaker has spoken out about his view on blockchain technology and his optimism regarding the blockchain as a power for the future. In his speech, Clinton remains very bullish about the possibilities of the blockchain, although does highlight some concerns in the way governments are handling it, stating that bad economic and social policy could one day destroy the whole industry, if we allow regulators to clamp down. Clinton, an ex-President of the United States is well known for his bullish outlook on the blockchain and cryptocurrency. It...

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Why Malta Is Earning A Reputation As The World’s First ‘Blockchain Island’

At a time when governments across the world remain either sceptical or ambivalent about cryptocurrencies, one tiny European island-nation is charting the way forward. The Mediterranean archipelago of Malta, with its 122 sq miles of land area and 175,000 citizens, is quickly cementing its reputation as the ‘Blockchain Island’ by attracting talent, capital, and entrepreneurs from across the world. This year, the government will launch its first official blockchain event. Scheduled for the first week of October, Delta Summit is expected to attract nearly 1500 attendees and 75 keynote speakers, including Tim Draper and Changpeng Zhao. “We would like you...

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Ubisoft Excited By Potential Blockchain Tech Has For The Gaming Industry

We all know that blockchain technology has huge implications for the gaming industry. The blockchain has the ability to revamp game ownership, game downloads, licensing, progress storage and even gameplay itself. The Blockchain Game Alliance (BGA) are the latest group working towards fostering new gaming technologies within the blockchain, and see’s the alliance of such gaming magnates as Ubisoft, ConsenSys and more. BGA want to create a common approach in the development of blockchain technology for gaming. They want to spread the word of the blockchain and want to make the blockchain fully adoptable by the gaming community. According to...

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Spain - The Silent Blockchain Capital Of The Finance World

When you think of Spain, you might not necessarily think of cryptocurrency and blockchain straight away, although from a banking perspective, Spain are certainly leading the way for blockchain adoption, with a number of the countries leading banks having a big role in the current merge between the traditional banking world and the blockchain industry. This is a very big deal because at the end of the day, somebody needs to do it first. With Spain leading the way, they are demonstrating a fine example of how finance groups worldwide can tap into blockchain technology. It’s like a try before...

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Innovative Crypto Is Backed By Gold, Platinum, 5 Other Metals

Switzerland-based Tiberius launched on Oct. 1 a new crypto that is fully-backed and exchangeable for a basket of precious metals that include gold, platinum, copper, aluminum, nickel, cobalt and tin. Tiberius Coin gives investors as well as industrial companies access to physical metals as part of their investment, risk management and even operational strategies. The availability of Tiberius Coins will be limited to the actual metals in storage which fully back the tokenized asset. It makes its debut under Swiss regulations at a $0.70 price per coin. Investors will need a minimum transaction size of $10,000 in order to exchange...

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