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Can the Bitcoin Economy Help Greeks Hide Their Wealth?
Greece continues to suffer from economic turmoil as European lenders and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) struggle to impose austerity measures across [...]
Counterparty Token Price Doubles Year-to-Date thanks to Real World Use-Cases
  Counterparty, a blockchain-based and tokenized smart contract platform, has doubled in value since the start of 2017. It achieved this despite [...]
Alibaba’s Ant Financial Continues to Acquire Stakes across the World
  Alibaba Group further extends its foothold in the global payments sector by acquiring a stake in the Philippines-based Mynt platform. Read [...]
3 Months Since SegWit Signalling Began, 54% of Miners Still Haven’t Voted
  SegWit, for example, requires roughly 95% network consensus. That number seems unrealistic right now, yet things may change in the future.   [...]
“Local Pound”: Liverpool to Get Own Digital Currency by March 2017
  Colu, a Tel-Aviv-based Blockchain startup, partnered with Independent Liverpool to launch a digital currency for users in the UK. In 2013, Oliver [...]
Why Krugman’s “Bitcoin is Antisocial and Impractical” Argument is Flawed
  Over the past few years, Paul Krugman, “economist” and University of New York professor, continuously criticized Bitcoin and its decentralized [...]
Governments and Banks Push Bitcoin Price to New Levels: Experts
  Besides the global influx of new users, government wars and restrictions against Bitcoin appears to be toughening the resilience and character of [...]
Vietnamese Bitcoin P2P Platform Remitano Targets Global Expansion
  Remitano, a Vietnam-based P2P platform for trading bitcoin, has expanded its services across the English-speaking world. The company is targeting [...]
Sustainable Development Through Bitcoin
  A Hannan Ismail has spent 25 years in government relations and public policy advisory, corporate strategy and project management.  In this opinion [...]
World Blockchain Forum Returns to Dubai
  Since early 2015, Dubai has focused on taking blockchain technology mainstream. On March 6, 2017, the World Blockchain Forum returns to the opulent [...]