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Ripple (XRP) breaking free from Bitcoin (BTC), finally

When it comes to signing and closing partnerships with influential financial players, no other cryptocurrency comes closer to Ripple (XRP), not even Bitcoin. Lauded for its constant quest for adoption, Ripple, at the moment, has over 100 payment providers and financial institutions on its list…

The World’s First Play Funded By Bitcoin is Coming to London

London’s Trafalgar Studios is to play host to the first theatre production funded by Bitcoin. The play is titled Silk Road (How to Buy Drugs Online). Bitcoin-Funded Play Focuses on Early Dark Web Use of Cryptocurrency The show that was first conceived back in 2014 will…

Bitfinex Enables Voting for EOS Block Producers

After more than 15 percent of the EOS community has already voted, Bitfinex — one of the leading candidates — has deployed an open-source voting tool which affords users the ability to vote directly from the trading platform while, at the same time, being able…

Op Ed: The Rise of Cryptocurrency Securities Lawsuits

As the cryptocurrency market develops and grows, cryptocurrencies have become the subject of an increasing number of securities lawsuits. This year alone, more than 10 cryptocurrency securities lawsuits have been filed in federal district courts throughout the country. While regulations and laws governing the cryptocurrency…

Updated Edition of Blockchain Revolution Fills In Some Big Gaps

“When Blockchain Revolution came out, bitcoin was worth around $7 billion. Today, it’s more than twenty-two times that. Bitcoin is the workhorse of the cryptocurrency world and the cryptocurrency that launched a thousand ships.” So reads part of the preface in the newly-released second edition…

Cryptocurrencies Perform Worse as They Grow More Popular, BIS Report Claims

There are plenty of different opinions on cryptocurrencies. It is difficult to find the true metric to determine their success. According to the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), there isn’t any real growth. In fact, BIS claims the performance of cryptocurrencies worsens as the currencies…

Japan’s Self-Regulatory Crypto Exchange Body to Release Voluntary Rules, Report Says

Japan’s newly formed self-regulatory body for crypto exchanges is reported to be releasing its guidelines on June 27th. Japan’s Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) will reportedly be releasing new voluntary rules next week, Cointelegraph Japan reports today, June 18. The official announcement of the regulatory…

Jack Dorsey’s Square Obtains NY BitLicense

The online payment processing company Square has been issued a license by the New York State Department of Financial Services, becoming the seventh company to obtain a BitLicense.

George Friedman: Blockchain Will Be “Obsolete”

George Friedman, a respected geopolitical analyst, famous for being the author of “The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century”, mentioned that blockchain technologies will eventually become obsolete. According to the well-known researcher, despite constant innovations, eventually, attacks on the Bitcoin network will…