IDC Says Europe Leads in Blockchain Growth Rate

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In their latest blockchain report, FinTech research group the International Data Corporation (IDC) says Europe is the leader in the growth of this technology. They largely attribute the development to the EU’s interconnected industries.  Additionally, IBM plays a big part in providing the technology behind this development. The report describes “Six Reasons Why Blockchain Will Follow … Continue reading “IDC Says Europe Leads in Blockchain Growth Rate”

Circle CEO: We Need Global Cryptocurrency Rules

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Major economies should launch coordinated regulation systems for cryptocurrencies. This is according to the chief executive officer of cryptocurrency startup, Circle. After all, rules are paramount in regulating the growth of the cryptocurrency industry. Ultimately the existence of rules governing cryptocurrency is paramount at the G-20 level.  The Paris Based Financial Action Task Force or … Continue reading “Circle CEO: We Need Global Cryptocurrency Rules”

Iceland to shift from pure crypto-mining to Diversified Blockchain Business

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Iceland crypto-entrepreneurs are looking to diversify the nation’s industry from purely mining Bitcoin (BTC) to the Block chain Business. Market insiders allude to the catastrophic fall of the value of bitcoin as necessitating this move. Demand for cryptocurrency and blockchain facilities has shifted Halldór Jörgensson, chairman of Reykjavik-based Borealis Data Center says that demand for crypto … Continue reading “Iceland to shift from pure crypto-mining to Diversified Blockchain Business”

“Crypto Assets are Here to Stay,” Says European Commission

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The European Commission will conclude a regulatory assessment for the governance of crypto assets, because they are “here to stay.” That’s what Valdis Dombrovskis, vice president of the European Commission just noted. “We also had a good exchange of views on crypto-assets. We see that crypto-assets are here to stay. Despite the recent turbulence, this … Continue reading ““Crypto Assets are Here to Stay,” Says European Commission”

European Lawmaker Wants New Laws for Increased Accessibility of ICOs

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A European lawmaker has expressed his belief that new regulations could make ICOs more “accessible” within the EU. In a meeting organized on Tuesday, Ashley Fox, an MEP (Member of the European Parliament) discussed the newly proposed laws for ICOs. These, he believes, could help businesses and individuals get involved in the industry in a … Continue reading “European Lawmaker Wants New Laws for Increased Accessibility of ICOs”

Blockchain Conquering European Real Estate Markets

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In Europe, blockchain tech is finding uses in real estate markets. Both private companies and public bodies ranging from the United Kingdom to Spain and Sweden are utilizing the technology. It allows them to keep a transactional digital register that is shared for all payments made in BTC and the various altcoin techs. The idea … Continue reading “Blockchain Conquering European Real Estate Markets”

Wirex Added Litecoin(LTC) To Their Crypto Wallet App

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Wirex made an announcement today( April 26th) that it added Litecoin(LTC) to its wallet, Litecoin was the first altcoin to be added to its cryptocurrency wallet. Wirex now supports Litecoin(LTC) in addition to Bitcoin (BTC), that is also recognized by major virtual and physical debit cards. Wirex added Litecoin(LTC) because it is faster than Bitcoin … Continue reading “Wirex Added Litecoin(LTC) To Their Crypto Wallet App”