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French Startup Offers Idle Servers Part-Time Job to Power Ethereum DApps

While it is true that humankind put a man on the moon using the computing power equivalent to a modern programmable calculator, there are many great things that still don’t happen because the computational power is scarce and expensive. High-performance computing is still a closely guarded secret weapon of the rich and privileged. Large banks and traders use proprietary algorithms ...

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French Government Official Argues Against Cryptocurrency Regulations, but Still Wants Control

French government official and academic, Jean-Pierre Landau, also know as “Monsieur Bitcoin”, recently released a report that argued that it was “neither desirable nor necessary” to regulate cryptocurrencies. The report, which extends over 100 pages, claims that overzealous regulations would create a “three-pronged danger”. “The danger is three-pronged: that of freezing the rapid evolution of technology in legislation, that of failing ...

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IBM on French Hiring Spree to Launch Blockchain and AI Projects

IBM has announced that it will be creating 1,800 jobs in France for its emerging-tech initiatives, including distributed ledger technology development. The American multinational technology company has recently shown off a salt-grain computer designed to spread blockchain to the masses. IBM to Add 1,800 Jobs In France for Tech Initiatives, Including Blockchain The International Business Machine (IBM), a New York ...

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French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire

Blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies keep gaining followers in a new course of action that is notably refreshing for the markets.  One of the most notable “embracers” was the French Minister of Finance, Bruno Lemaire, who declared himself to be passionate about cryptocurrencies: Alex Stachtchenko, co-founder of Blockchain Partner, a startup focused on providing consulting services in the use and implementation ...

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French Finance Minister Pledges to Support Crypto and Blockchain-Friendly Financial Policies

At a meeting with French entrepreneurs, including strategic blockchain developer Blockchain Partner, France’s Minister of Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, has pledged his support for cryptocurrencies and underlying blockchain technologies. Bruno Le Maire Pledges Support The minister promised his ‘total and determined support’ for both the crypto and blockchain spaces, while discussing with industry insiders the following topics: banking difficulties, ...

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French Crypto Regulation à la carte: Context, News, Perspectives

France has been hard to classify on the crypto lovers/haters spectrum. During the 2018 G20 meetings, it claimed to aim at being a blockchain pioneer. At the same time, its ICO volumes are dwarfed by much smaller neighbors like Switzerland. On April 26, France dramatically cut the taxation of gains on cryptocurrency trading. Let’s see exactly what the French crypto ...

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French Government Lowers Tax on Cryptocurrencies From 45% to 19%

The French government has altered the tax rate for gains generated by cryptocurrencies, which will be subject to a flat tax rate of 19%, as opposed to the current rate of as high as 45%. The Council of State decided yesterday, April 26, that the gains generated by cryptocurrencies should be considered as capital gains of ‘movable property,’ and in turn ...

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French Minister Bruno Le Marie Highlights Importance of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. During this week’s G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, France’s minister of Finance Bruno Le Maire highlighted the importance bitcoin and cryptocurrencies may have in the world’s economy. Le Maire pointed out that France, along with Germany, called for cryptocurrencies to placed on G20’s agenda. The ...

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French Financial Regulator To Introduce Framework Legi… | News

French financial markets regulator AMF (l’Autorité des marchés financiers) is reportedly preparing to introduce legislation on Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) to encourage the development of the new type of fundraising in the country, reports local news outlet Les Echos March 15. The French Ministry for the Economy and Finance confirmed that the regulatory framework proposed by the AMF would recognize ...

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