Enterprises Building Blockchain Confront Tech Limitations

Blockchain is here to stay, but so are centralized authorities, too. That realization was the general takeaway at the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation’s annual fintech symposium in New York City on Thursday where executives behind some of the most mature blockchain platforms currently in...
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Japan Warns Binance Exchange Over Licensing

Japan’s top financial regulator has issued a warning to cryptocurrency exchange Binance. In a statement published by the Financial Services Agency on Friday, the agency confirmed Thursday’s news that suggested Binance was about to be warned by the financial watchdog given its lack of registration with...
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Blockchain Standardization Tops Chinese IT Ministry

China’s Ministry of Information Technology and Industry has put blockchain standardization high up on its list of priorities for 2018. According to an official announcement on Friday, the ministry’s Information and Software bureau has outlined seven major areas of focus in its 2018 agenda, four of...
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TSX Group Subsidiary to Launch Cryptocurrency Brokerage

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Canada-based stock exchange operator TMX Group is launching a cryptocurrency brokerage. TMX said Thursday that the subsidiary, Shorcan Digital Currency Network, had partnered with Paycase Financial on the initiative, which would focus on bitcoin and ether at launch, which is slated for...
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Edward Snowden: Public Ledger Is Bitcoin

Edward Snowden, who became notorious for exposing the U.S. National Security Agency’s (NSA) massive surveillance agenda in 2013, has said bitcoin’s central flaw may not lie in its transaction rate limitations, but in its public ledger. Speaking to the audience via webcam at a Blockstack event in...
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