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A Few Blockchain Events To Keep Your Eye On This Year

We’re in the second half of the year now and if you’re like me, the end of September is basically just the start of the countdown until Christmas. But that doesn’t mean crypto is going to be taking a break.  Far from it in fact. This year alone has been a big year for the space. If we take a look at the bitcoin price, we can see it’s flying up and around the $10k mark and has bn for most of the summer. There are many events in the pipeline all over the world for crypto enthusiasts and today,...

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Cryptocurrency In The UK. Blockchain Regulation | Crypto-Geography

We continue talking about how the cryptocurrency sphere is developing in different countries. Today we review the state of crypto in the United Kingdom: what’s new with cryptocurrency regulations, what are the FCA and Coinbase, is cryptocurrency legal in the UK, and other highlights. Cryptocurrency Regulations in the UK The UK is one of the leaders of fintech industry, counting more than 1,600 fintech firms and generating GBP 6.6B of annual revenue per year. They are developing so well that they can overtake the title of fintech unicorn capital of the world from San Francisco. However, the UK is not...

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Monolith Adds Support For Kyber Network (KNC)

On September 24, Monolith announced the addition of Kyber Network’s KNC token to its Visa debit card. Monolith is an Ethereum-based banking alternative for the world of decentralised finance. Users can now exchange KNC and other Ethereum-based tokens to fiat and load them onto their cards. Monolith Visa debit cardholders can also use KNC to purchase goods and services at 45 million locations worldwide that accept Visa as a payment method. TKN, Monolith’s token, is also listed on Kyber’s Ethereum-based decentralised exchange. To encourage people to try Monolith, the two teams are collaborating on a giveaway. 30 winners will split...

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IBM Getting Bullish On Blockchain Amongst Libra Controversy

IBM has been the go-to company for technological innovation for a long time now. The firm and time and time again pushed for the best technology to provide to the world for decades now. That technical innovation doesn’t stop with crypto though as the firm is driving for the creation of breakthroughs such as blockchain and digital currencies. The blockchain space might still be in its early stages but despite this, the technology-focused firm has started to heavily allocate resources to its ever-growing decentralised technology division. In its latest effort to join other big branded companies in releasing a crypto...

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The Real Problems With Blockchain

It’s very easy to get over excited when you think about blockchain technology, this is because the use cases for blockchain projects are frankly endless. The blockchain can and will transform a number of booming industries, making our lives easier and helping us to live a little more efficiently. Before we get ahead of ourselves though, it’s important to consider a number of drawbacks that current blockchain technologies hold. Let’s remember that this is normal when it comes to technological development. Take the mobile phone for example - yes, a great invention that made out communication portable, however the first...

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