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Cryptocurrency “Will Play a Role” in Future

JPMorgan co-president Jerry Pinto confirmed the bank was “looking into” the Bitcoin space May 16, saying cryptocurrency “will play a role” in the future. Speaking to CNBC over two interviews, Pinto, who could be in line to succeed CEO Jamie Dimon, said that JPMorgan is able to trade Bitcoin futures but has not yet opted to do so. “We are ...

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CFO of Australia’s Commonwealth Bank Quits Role To Join EOS Token Developer Block.One

Rob Jesudason, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Australia’s Commonwealth Bank (CBA), has left the bank to join a blockchain company, the Sydney Morning Herald reports May 14. Jesudason resigned with immediate effect in order to become the group president and chief operating officer of blockchain software firm Block.one. Block.one is the developer of the ‘EOS.IS’ blockchain software, an operating ...

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Bank of Korea to Study Crypto and Blockchain Role for Cashless Society

The Central Bank of Korea (BoK) has announced it will consider cryptocurrencies and blockchain-based applications for it’s “Cashless Society” project. Bank of Korea to Study Cash Alternatives As reported in local media outlet TokenPost, The Bank of Korea has released it’s “2017 Payment Report” which includes an official announcement of its Cash-Free Society pilot project. Part of the report also mentioned ...

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Blockchain Played Key Role In Investigation Of Fed. Agents

Former federal prosecutor Kathryn Haun spoke about the non-criminal nature of Bitcoin and the use of Blockchain of criminal investigations during an interview with Quartz published today, April 12. During the interview, Haun, who worked on well-known crypto cases like that of US federal agents’ involvement in fraud and extortion during the Silk Road investigation, argued that Bitcoin is not ...

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European Commission Urges EU To Play ‘Leading Role’ In Blockchain Dev

European Commission (EC) Vice-President Andrus Ansip has recently called on Europe to become a world leader in digital innovation by embracing Blockchain technology, along with Artificial Intelligence (AI),  in a speech at EC’s Digital Day 2018 in Brussels Tuesday, April 10. Quoting a British international technology investment firm Atomico, Ansip argued that Europe is “home to the world’s leading AI ...

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Russian Official Refutes Country’s Role In Venezuela’s Petro Crytpocurrency

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A Russian official claims that his country never partnered with Venezuela on the Petro, Venezuela’s national cryptocurrency, Russia’s news source Tass reported on Friday. The Petro marks the world’s first state cryptocurrency. Artyom Kozhin, deputy director of the information and press department of the Russian Foreign ...

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Bitcoin.com COO Joins Blockchain iGaming Platform in Advisory Role

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Truegame has launched its ICO pre-sale to fund the development of their innovative new iGaming concept. The Truegame twist ...

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The Role of Blockchain in the Food Supply Chain – The Merkle

The number of use cases for blockchain technology is a lot greater than most people imagine. Outside of the financial sector, there are dozens of opportunities waiting to be explored. OriginTrail, for example, is currently working on integrating data from forensic laboratories on the blockchain. It’s an interesting venture, although it remains to be seen how successful this project can be. ...

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Keith Lim: Blockchain Will Definitely Have a Positive Role in Disrupting the Insurance Industry

Most of the young companies developing blockchain-based solutions are focused on cross-border payments and other financial services. Therefore, the insurance industry is still poorly covered by the blockchain, says Keith Lim, owner of the insurance startup Hearti. However, the expert is sure that the technology will change the sphere of insurance in the near future. In an interview with Blockchain ...

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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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