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Crypto Week In Review: Institutions Finally Ready to Commit to Bitcoin

Although the collective value of all crypto markets is only a tad above its year-to-date low, institutions still seem poised to tackle digital assets head on, with an array of Wall Street giants making meaningful moves throughout the past week. BitGo Receives U.S. Regulatory Approval To Launch Custody Solution On Thursday, CNBC divulged that BitGo, a well-known American cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, had ...

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A Brief Review of Consensus Protocols

Although the blockchain and crypto communities remain united around the ideology of blockchain and its world-changing potential, there is still one issue which proves to be as divisive as a hard fork — consensus protocols. Although proof-of-work (PoW) is still the protocol of choice for Bitcoin and many others, the debate rages over proof-of-stake (PoS), along with other emerging consensus ...

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Japan Adds Personnel to Review Crypto Exchange License Applications

Japan’s primary financial regulator is expanding its team of 30 individuals screening license applications from cryptocurrency exchange operators to meet soaring interest at a time when mainstream companies like Yahoo, Rakuten and LINE are entering the sector. Speaking during a study group meeting centered on cryptocurrency on Wednesday, Financial Services Agency (FSA) vice commissioner for policy coordination Kiyotaka Sasaki revealed ...

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Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Lightning, Launches and Broken Promises

A handful of projects brought their tech to life this week, introducing new payment systems and coins to the industry’s offerings. Meanwhile, Bitcoin’s Lightning Network makes headway for the dev community, and one of crypto’s older and more respected exchanges (arguably) takes a step against the space’s principles. Finally, in a spurious game of he-said-she-said, a report from Business Insider, ...

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