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Kazakhstan’s Int’l Finance Center Supports Crypto Innovation, Calls Regulation ‘Crucial’

The governor of Kazakhstan’s main financial hub has stated that while cryptocurrencies must be regulated, crypto and blockchain innovation will be supported, local news outlet Kazinform reports today, June 14. Speaking at the “Blockchain Conference Astana,” the Astana International Financial Center’s (AIFC)  governor Kairat Kaliyev said specifically that the AIFC is paying special attention blockchain and cryptocurrencies: “The problem of ...

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Steve Bannon Bets On Bitcoin, Calls Cryptocurrencies ‘Disruptive Populism’

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! Steve Bannon, who was ousted from the Trump White House in August 2017, joins a growing chorus of cryptocurrency evangelists who are betting that bitcoin will usher in a financial revolution. “It’s disruptive populism,” Bannon told the New York Times. “It takes control back ...

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Former Trump Advisor Steve Bannon Calls Crypto ‘Revolutionary’, Plans Entry Into Market

Stephen Bannon, co-founder of Breitbart News and former Chief Strategist for U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration, is planning to enter the world of crypto, the New York Times reports today, June 14. The New York Times reports that Bannon is currently planning his foray into the world of cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICO). According to the Times, Bannon has ...

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China’s Largest State-Run Newspaper Calls for Cryptocurrency Regulation

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! There are indications that the Chinese government may be looking toward revisiting its controversial ban on cryptocurrency trading in favour of regulating the market. A May 30, 2018 editorial on Globaltimes.cn, a news website owned by People’s Daily – China’s official communist party newspaper ...

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Finance Industry Calls Google’s Crypto Ad Ban ‘Unfair’, ‘Troubling’

Businesses and investors alike went on record this week to pan Google for its cryptocurrency advertisement ban which began June 1, The Independent reports Monday, June 4. The controversial policy, which the internet giant originally announced in March, failed to significantly impact either Bitcoin or altcoin markets Monday, with BTC/USD sustaining new support around $7500. Prices had increased markedly over ...

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Months After Raising a $100 Million ICO Kik Founder Calls Blockchain”Unconvincing”

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. At the True North tech conference earlier this week, Kik CEO Ted Livingston expressed his surprising opinion about blockchain: “Almost nobody should be looking at it.” Kin Founder Belittles the Blockchain What made the statement highly pessimistic is the fact that Livingston raised over $100 million via ...

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IMF Official Calls for Regulation, Tech Adoption By Banks to Fight ‘Crypto Competition’

An official from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) suggested that central banks need to make fiat currencies “more attractive for the digital age” in an article published May 31. Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department Dong He suggested three responses to combat potential competition to central banks from cryptocurrencies. First, He stated that, “[Central banks] should continue ...

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Ripple CEO Says XRP is Better Than Bitcoin, Calls BTC Napster

During a panel discussion at yesterdays Recode Code Conference in which blockchain, digital assets, and cryptocurrencies were on the program Ripple’s CEO called out Bitcoin as an idea that technology has passed by. Bitcoin is the Napster of Crypto As reported by Techcrunch a four-person panel at the Recode Code Conference including Brad Garinghouse gathered to discuss what the role of ...

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India’s Telecom Regulator Taps Blockchain to Curb Spam Calls, SMSes

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is turning to blockchain technology to curb telemarketing spam via phone calls and SMSs. The initiative, the first of its kind, sees the regulator issue draft guidelines on Tuesday to combat the widespread problem of unsolicited calls and communication over ...

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South Africa’s Central Bank Calls Crypto ‘Cyber-Tokens’, Not Currency

The South African Reserve Bank, the central bank of the Republic, has chosen to call digital currencies “cyber-tokens” because they “don’t meet the requirements of money,” Bloomberg reported May 24. Francois Groepe, Reserve Bank Deputy Governor, explained the position of the bank: “We don’t use the term “cryptocurrency” because it doesn’t meet the requirements of money in the economic sense ...

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