Bitcoin News Review – 1 May 2018

A short summary of latest Bitcoin, Crypto and Blockchain News   Iran: Model Of State-Issued Digital Currency Now Ready, Says Gov’t Minister   Square shares drop after short-seller Citron calls bitcoin strategy ‘nonsense’   Japanese Regulators Discussed Restricting Trade Of Privacy-Focused Altcoins, Report Says   Buy EOT directly from your Bitcoin Wallet     Bitcoin has ‘elements of all of the different asset classes,’ CFTC chairman says   European Commission To Fight Fake News With Power Of Blockchain   From the European Commission: – “Innovative technologies, such as blockchain, can…

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Nasdaq Open To Becoming Crypto Exchange — Blockchain Experts Comment

Today, Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman said that Nasdaq is open to becoming a crypto exchange. Joseph Weinberg, OECD Special Advisor and Chairman of Shyft, a blockchain protocol for KYC/AML, and Yo Kwon, CEO of Hosho, a blockchain cybersecurity firm, comments from two unique perspectives on what this means from regulatory and security perspectives.   Joseph Weinberg, OECD Think Tank Special Advisor & Shyft Chairman believes “this could be a great thing! Regulation, again, is a massive roadblock to something like this happening. You need to solve and create an informed…

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Plan, Invest and Retire with Bitcoin

Growing old is a privilege that some of us will achieve but in order to enjoy our retirement, we must find the best way to provide financial security for the future.   We have all been indoctrinated to start saving or investing in retirement plans while young.  Some of us are serious about providing for our future and we think our first step is to invest in traditional investments like Retirement Annuities, contributions to an Employer’s retirement or provident plan.  While others wait for the government to look after them…

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Is Bitcoin becoming a World Currency

On the 31 November 2008, just as we found ourselves part of a financial crisis that would impact the world negatively, a white paper titled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” by Satoshi Nakamoto was uploaded onto a blogging site on the internet.  The paper detailed a way to use a peer to peer network to generate “a system for electronic transactions without relying on trust”.  And so, the Internet of Money was  born. Release of the first open source Bitcoin client was completed on 3 January 2009 and a few…

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