Sunday, January 17, 2021

Ethereum 2.0: Explanation & Assessment – 2020 Update

This last quarter of 2020 has seen large market gains alongside both excitement and criticism of the Ethereum platform. The first phase of the 2.0 update has been successfully implemented and an increased throughput is expected to solve historic problems of scalability and cost. However, some critics hold valid concerns and there are still several challenges...

Getting Familiar With Cryptocurrencies

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Cryptocurrency has always been one of the most controversial technologies we have today. To some, the controversy is primarily fueled by the inability of governments to control the supply and demand of digital assets. Meanwhile, others believe that the skepticism associated with cryptocurrency is as a result of ignorance.

I Vow To Thee, My True King Bitcoin

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The above references an opinion and is for information purposes only.  It is not intended to be investment advice.  Seek a duly licensed professional for investment advice. The following article is a macro view of the cryptocurrency market. Altcoins will continue their path...

South Korea: end of tax benefits for exchanges

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Eventually, after a series of events and an urgent call from the Financial Services Commission, the South Korean government announces the introduction of new changes for the exchanges of the region. “Laissez-faire” period Park Yong-jin, South Korean labor activist and politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of...

CEO of Lazard: cryptocurrency could replace the dollar

Ken Jacobs, CEO of Lazard, recently gave an interview at Bloomberg. Lazard director - a leading investment and asset management financial group with nearly 250 billion assets - was asked about the risks and opportunities of the USA. He shared his vision on the current and upcoming situation. The only risk is the economic...

Bitmain: investment of US $ 500 million

The mastodonte Bitmain has announced its intention via a press release to create a blockchain data processing center and a Texas-based bitcoin mining site for $ 500 million as part of its expansion into the United States. Bitmain, unstoppable Nearly half a billion is the equivalent of last year's nominal GDP of Comoros, islands in the Indian Ocean, in northern Mozambique....

KYC: 68% of exchanges do not meet standards

Previously cited in the article LexisNexis & Blockbid Partnership, KYC and AML formalities are in the line of sight of international regulators. However, it appears that only 32% of cryptos exchanges meet the guidelines. This is a study of the company P.A.I.D in partnership with Mitek, a technology provider for identity verification, which advances this low...

Iran: cryptocurrency may be back

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The Iranian Central Bank decides to lift the bans on cryptocurrencies by next month. This approach opens the way for new regulations for the latter in the country. Opening the same file once again: cryptocurrency Shortly before the summer, the currency of Nakamoto and all these derivatives had experienced strong moments in the Persian Gulf and more particularly in the country...

There is no more illegal activity in Bitcoin than in cash.

Some had doubts about it, others were more suspicious on this topic, but eventually, it is official. A former US federal prosecutor announced this summer during the international Money 20/20 conference taking place in the Netherlands: "many more crimes" were perpetrated via the use of fiat currencies and not with cryptocurrencies. This former District Attorney for...

The Hidden Value In Crypto

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtqs2-kRVQ8 The Hidden Value In Crypto (with Ari Paul) Ari Paul, CIO and managing partner of BlockTower Capital, joins Real Vision's Ash Bennington for a wide-ranging conversation about the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency. Paul unpacks his views on the risks and opportunities in crypto-assets now, and discusses...