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NY Consensus Day 2 | The Practical Uses of Blockchain Technologies

Over 30 events are going on at the same time at Blockchain week. So significant is this event that the attendance doubled last year’s numbers and the international coverage was so extensive that it even included non-specialized media. These figures show the importance that society is currently giving to blockchain-based technologies. The first day was hectic and exciting and the ...

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NY Consensus Conference Day 1

NY Consensus Conference Day 1: Blockchain Week has begun with great enthusiasm for both technology enthusiasts and businesspeople around the world. Expectations have been met, and even exceeded in some cases. One of the main events of this week that seeks to raise awareness about the blockchain world and the benefits it represents for the community is the NY Consensus ...

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NY Attorney General’s Inquiry ‘Publicity Stunt,’ Japan’s VC Act ‘Good Example’

Crypto exchange Kraken has responded to the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) inquiry launched last week into cryptocurrency exchanges, calling the initiative a “publicity stunt,” and referring to Japan’s virtual currencies act as a “good example” of “relatively” reasonable regulation, according to a blog post April 22. Attorney General (AG) Eric T. Schneiderman launched the “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative” on ...

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US: Plattsburgh NY Introduces Temporary Ban On New Cry… | News

The small US city of Plattsburgh NY has unanimously passed a measure to ban crypto mining in the town, Vice reported March 15. The city council unanimously approved an 18 month moratorium on crypto mining activities in Plattsburgh. The moratorium only affects new Bitcoin mining operations and does not affect ones already existing in the city. The idea of a ...

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R3 v. Ripple Lawsuit To Be Decided In NY As XRP Loses… | News

Ripple Labs Inc., the company behind the Ripple settlement system, has lost its opportunity to hold the court hearing over a contested contract with its rival R3 in its home state, California, Bloomberg reported March 13. In September 2017, the R3 consortium filed a lawsuit in Delaware and New York against Ripple, claiming that the latter had violated a prior ...

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NY Fed Economists Talk Bitcoin’s Role in a Centralized World

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. New York Fed Economists Michael Lee and Antoine Martin aren’t entirely dismissive of bitcoin, which only seems to make matters worse. In a Q&A, which is posted on the New York Fed’s website, the economists question bitcoin’s utility, arguing it will never be as easy to use ...

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NY Fed Economists: ‘Advanced Economies’ May Not Need C… | News

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York published an interview on their site Friday, Feb. 9, in which two of its economists explain cryptocurrency, highlighting crypto’s “trustless” nature, but expressing doubt that cryptocurrency could ever “realistically compete with current payment methods.” Michael Lee and Antoine Martin, both economists in the New York Fed’s Research and Statistics Group, took turns answering ...

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