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22 EU Countries Sign Blockchain Partnership

22 EU Countries Sign Blockchain Partnership: Digital Day 2018 was held yesterday, and the European Commission lead the signing of a Declaration which constructs a European blockchain partnership made up of 22 European countries. The EC’s VP, Andrus Ansip, called on Europe to lead the way in digital innovation by embracing blockchain technology and artificial intelligence. In his speech yesterday in ...

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Australian Firms Sign Landmark Blockchain Deal – The Merkle

Australia’s Hunter Energy has signed a deal with IOT Group that could help resolve the country’s electricity problem. The agreement seeks to build a blockchain center inside the Redbank coal-fired power station. This blockchain center will provide cheap electricity for blockchain applications. Details of the Deal The deal will give Australia direct access to wholesale electricity prices. This will in ...

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22 Countries Sign Declaration For European Blockchain Partnership

The European Commission’s (EC) Digital Day 2018 has led to the signing of a Declaration to create a European Blockchain Partnership made of up 22 countries, according to an April 10 European Commission press release. During yesterday’s speech, the EC Vice President called on Europe to become a leader in digital technologies by working on Blockchain innovation as well as ...

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22 Countries Sign Partnership to Create European Digital Single Market

European countries sign agreement on blockchain partnership creating the path for an EU wide Digital Single Market to promote the new technology. European Commission to Create Digital Single Market Twenty-two EU member states signed a declaration to establish a European blockchain Partnership according to the European Commission website. The partnership is tasked with allowing member countries to share experience and expertise in the emerging ...

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Bitcoin’s Retreat Is a Sign that Speculative Money Has Left the Market

Bitcoin traded on Indian exchanges briefly fell to a low of $5,400 on Friday following an announcement that the country’s central bank had begun a crackdown on digital currency trading. RBI Issues Statement The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a statement Thursday forbidding citizens from investing in the digital currency market through state-regulated financial institutions. The central bank’s decision ...

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Omise and OmiseGo Sign MoU With South Korea’s Crypto-Friendly Bank

A lot of things happen in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Omise and OmiseGo recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Shinhan. Having such a major South Korean bank on board will undoubtedly lead to some interesting developments down the line. Shinhan Bank is Pro-Cryptocurrency South Korea is home to one of the most vibrant cryptocurrency ecosystems in ...

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IRS Investigations into Cryptocurrency Holders, a Positive Sign

The Beneficial Impact of Regulatory Scrutiny on Cryptocurrencies. There has been a crypto gold rush going on and the authorities have taken note. The IRS considers crypto to be an asset and thus should be taxed. Accordingly, it has taken measures to track all crypto holders, which has got many people concerned. However, the IRS actions can actually have a ...

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A Lower Bitcoin Transaction Volume is a Sign of Maturity

Things are not looking great for Bitcoin as of right now. The price is dropping, and so are the number of transactions. This latter part is always subject to interpretation, though. While things may look a bit bleak now, there is no reason to believe the situation won’t improve. In fact, it seems things will most certainly get better over ...

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Singapore, Japan Associations Sign Agreement For Joint Fintech Development

The Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and the Fintech Association of Japan (FAJ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in order to collaborate on fintech development, according to a joint press release published on Monday, March 26. The press release notes that the agreement will “raise the profile of the Japanese fintech industry and promote Singapore as a destination for ...

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Bigbom and Tomochain Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

Bigbom is proud to announce that it has joined forces with Tomochain to form a long-term collaboration in startup acceleration. Tomochain is an innovative solution to the scalability problem with the Ethereum blockchain. They plan to support horizontal scaling via adding more second layer blockchains with good performance integrated with Ethereum for backup and atomic cross-chain transfer. By integrating with ...

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