South Korea is looking at licensing crypto exchanges. Salon readers may opt into allowing the site to use some cpu power for mining Monero rather than seeing ads. Small European banks look to seize cryptocurrency opportunities to compete with the bigger banks. We look a list of blockchain predictions for 2018 and give our thoughts.
Venezuela’s economic and governmental collapse is speeding along. Puerto Rico is in trouble financially. Japan introduces negative interest rates for commercial banks. More lies about ISIS debunked. Russia suffering from protests and economic woes. The Federal Reserve does not raise interest rates. The New York BitLicense was not enough now the parasites are looking at a second license.
Overstock.com reveals a new trading platform and Symbiont moves forward with it’s trading platform. BitLicense Reactions are mostly bad. Venezuela is seizing private businesses while the inflation rate climbs to 800% on the year. Tokyo judge rules that Bitcoins are “not subject to ownership”. Tor troubles and upgrades.
MIT Bitcoin Department calls out flaws in the New York BitLicense. Venezuela reaches 100% currency inflation since January this year. Russian courts unblock bitcoin sites. The White House appoints pro-Bitcoin CTO. Nasdaq is going to use Blockchain Technology for the trading engine. Greece nearly missed a payment to the IMF this week, looks to privatize a port.
Paybase/paycoin is a scam. OTC Bitcoin Asset GBTC goes live. Greece is running out of money and the US is running out of money…. again! Australia looks to tax bank accounts. The EFF and Fred Wilson weigh in on the New York State BitLicense. Convenience stores Seven Eleven Mexico launch a digital currency.