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Mastercard Ireland Looking For Blockchain Specialists Among 175 New Hires
Financial services provider Mastercard has recently announced it will hire 175 new employees in Dublin to increase its presence in Ireland.
Russia: Crypto Bill Review Regulates Crypto-Fiat Transactions Over $9.6K, Report Says
The Russian government has reportedly prepared a review of the draft bill "On Digital Financial Assets," detailing that the exchange of cryptocurrency for fiat for more than 600,000 rubles or its foreign equivalent is subject to mandatory currency exchange regulation, according to local crypto news outlet Forklog Friday, April 13.This review has not yet been presented to the State Duma, according to Anatoly Aksakov, the head of the financial market committee.
Malta Regulator Seeks Feedback On Proposed Crypto Financial Instrument Test
The Malta Financial Services Authority has released a consultation paper on the possible introduction of a "Financial Instrument Test" that would legally define virtual tokens, according to an April 13 announcement on their site.
Zcash Powers of Tau Privacy Ceremony Successful
Zcash is one of the first cryptocurrency to build privacy into a blockchain-based currency.
Company Aims To Become 'Amazon Of Sharing Economy' With Blockchain App
A company is building a Blockchain-based system to eliminate fragmentation in the sharing economy - and creating a single app that gives users access to "Any available asset they wish to rent, borrow or share."
Bitcoin Twitter Suspended, Hijacked and Restored as Twitter Balances Free Speech in the Age of Crypto Disinformation
The account was apparently a casualty of the ongoing drama between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash, two rivals who suffer from an identity crisis over who is the "Real" Bitcoin.
Tim Draper: "Everybody Wants to Leave California"
Tim Draper has been involved in different crypto projects, from the purchase of seized Bitcoins from the Silk Road marketplace website in 2014 to advocating Tezos in 2017.He shared his thoughts with Cointelegraph on Blockchain adoption, regulations in the US and China, and why he wants to leave California.
Citizen Zuck: Facebook Claims To Protect Us From Scams, But Who Will Protect Us From Facebook?
The ban on cryptocurrency and ICO advertisements is not the only way Facebook is putting pressure on fintech enterprises these days.
Nobel Winning Economist Shiller Says Bitcoin 'Bubble' May Be Around For A While
Nobel Prize laureate for economics Robert Shiller believes that while Bitcoin might be a bubble, that doesn't mean that it will burst and be gone forever, according to an interview on April 13 with CNBC's Trading Nation.
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A Tangled Web: Will Coinbase Ventures Lead to Conflicts of Interest?
Notwithstanding the rumors about the company's culture and known lawsuits over alleged insider trading, Coinbase itself has added to the controversy through a stated commitment to investing in the people it knows.
Wall Street Banks See Share Prices Fall While Crypto Markets Surge
While Wall Street giants JP Morgan and Citigroup experienced strong first-quarter earnings, their share prices overall fell, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, April 13.
Crypto Hedge Fund Pantera Capital: BTC Will 'Highly Likely' Break $20,000 This Year
Pantera Capital Management, a hedge fund with a focus on cryptocurrencies, said in their April newsletter that Bitcoin's price of $6,500 was probably the low for the cryptocurrency, and that it was "Highly likely" BTC's price will reach above $20,000 this year, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, April 13.In December of last year, CEO of Pantera Capital Dan Morehead predicted that Bitcoin's price could drop 50 percent before it reached new highs, a prediction whose first part has come true, as BTC dropped below $7000 in February - a 65 percent drop.
Blockchain Platform Hopes To Stop Electricity Bills Surging Through Energy Marketplace
A new Blockchain platform is aiming to stamp out energy waste and misuse by designing a "Simple, sustainable and scalable system" which eliminates imbalances between supply and demand.
CNBC's Brian Kelly Supports Tim Draper's BTC Prediction Of $250,000 By 2022
After investment tycoon Tim Draper said earlier this week that Bitcoin could hit $250,000 by 2022, CNBC Fast Money's Brian Kelly has supported this prediction in a CNBC interview from yesterday, April 13.In response to a question about Draper's high prediction, Kelly responded that although "It sounds crazy," when one considers that BTC already had a 4,000 percent return over two years, a 3,000 percent return over four years could be a "Continuation of the trend we've seen."
IOTA's Impending Trinity Desktop Wallet Launch Catalyzes Price Recovery
Recent IOTA news has seen Fujitsu executive Rolf Werner join the IOTA foundation, which contributed to positive investor sentiment, but the most interesting announcement to come from from the IOTA development team recently is the announcement of the upcoming Trinity desktop wallet launch.
How the Blockchain Adds Transparency, Eliminates Fraud in Cause-Based Content
Performers now share much of their charity content online.
IOTA: The $2.7 Billion Cryptocurrency Developers Love to Hate
At tech meetups in New York City, it's not uncommon to hear developers remark that IOTA's underpinning technology, the "Blockchainless blockchain," or the so-called "Tangle," is the future of the blockchain space.
Crypto Market Opens to 1.6 Billion Muslims as Bitcoin is Declared Halal
The adoption of cryptocurrency has been a pressing issue for Muslims around the world.
German Stock Exchange Subsidiary To Release Crypto Trading App
A subsidiary of Germany's second largest stock exchange Börse Stuttgart, will release a cryptocurrency trading app later this year, according to the app's website.
Russian IPChain Association Will Digitize Kyrgyzstan's Patent Records
The Russian National Intellectual Property Transactions Coordination Center will digitize patent records and create a Blockchain-based database for the State Patent Office of Kyrgyzstan, news outlet TASS reported April 12.
Local Authorities Approve Lease For Bitmain Subsidiary In Rural Washington
Port of Walla Walla, Washington commissioners have unanimously agreed to embark on a land lease and purchase option for 10 acres to be used for cryptocurrency mining project by Bitmain subsidiary Ant Creek LLC, local news Union Bulletin reports April 13.The decision to award the permit followed an hour and a half of spirited public debate, after which the commissioners unanimously agreed to award the option for 10 acres, but withheld the option for the sale of 30 additional acres.
Lafayette Parish, Louisiana Considers Development Of Municipal Cryptocurrency And ICO
Mayor-President Joel Robideaux of Lafayette parish, Louisiana proposed the parish government to create its own cryptocurrency and consider launching an Initial Coin Offering, local news The Acadiana Advocate reported April 12.
Crypto Week in Review: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin Experience Solid Price Bursts
Several major assets including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, and Litecoin spent the first half of the week lingering in the red, with Bitcoin falling to $6,700 after a $7,000 weekend "High."
Scam Alert: Fake Coinbase ERC20 Support Email Attempts to Phish Private Keys
A new phishing email targeting Coinbase users has recently emerged, and appears to be one of the most sophisticated Coinbase phishing attempts to date.
Yahoo Japan Buys Stake in Cryptocurrency Exchange
Yahoo Japan confirmed Friday that it has purchased a minority stake in a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange.
Credit Karma: Almost No One Is Reporting Crypto Tax Gains
Users of Credit Karma's tax preparation software appear to be under-reporting their cryptocurrency holdings, according to data provided by the company.
BitGo Co-Founder Ben Davenport Is Stepping Down
Ben Davenport, a co-founder of blockchain security startup BitGo, is stepping down as chief technology officer.
Bitmain Gets Go-Ahead for US Bitcoin Mining Operation
China's crypto mining giant, Bitmain, is one step closer to establishing mining facilities in Washington state.
Backpage CEO Pleads Guilty To Laundering Millions In Crypto
Listings site Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer pleaded guilty to conspiracy and three counts of money-laundering, in part via cryptocurrencies, in a plea agreement unsealed in federal court in Arizona on April 12.Ferrer admitted he was aware that the "Great majority" of the site's ads were for prostitution services, and had conspired to conceal their true nature.