Blockchain and Crypto in the Labor Market: Overview of Salaries, Taxes and the Most In-Demand Jobs

Job seekers’ interest for positions related to blockchain and cryptocurrency has declined, while employers’ interest only rose in 2018. How do cryptocurrencies prices and blockchain technology development correlate with the changes in the labor market? Over the past months, the cryptocurrency market has been demonstrating bearish sentiment, with crypto prices falling to a yearly lows. […]

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US Dept. of Homeland Security Calls on Blockchain Startups for Anti-Forgery Solutions

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is seeking innovative blockchain-based solutions from startups to prevent the forgery and counterfeiting of digital documents. The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking blockchain-based solutions from startups to prevent the forgery and counterfeiting of digital documents, according to a press release published Dec. 4. According to […]

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U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Takes Interest in Investigating Blockchain Transactions

The U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security has released a proposal, which invites interested parties to comment and design applications for blockchain forensic analysis. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking information about investigating and analyzing blockchains, including those used for privacy coins, according to a pre-solicitation notice published Nov. 30. DHS has released […]

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Austrian Blockchain Center for Multidisciplinary Research Established in Vienna

The Austrian Blockchain Center has been established in the city of Vienna, where it will collaborate with local academics in multidisciplinary research. The COMET Centers, which are coordinated by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), have approved the Austrian Blockchain Center (ABC) in Vienna, according to a Nov. 29 press release. ABC involves 21 scientific […]

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Crypto Exchange Bitstamp to Integrate New Platform for Market Monitoring

Crypto exchange Bitstamp will integrate a market surveillance platform developed by U.K.-based analytics software firm Irisium Ltd. to enhance customer protection. European cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp will integrate a new platform to improve compliance and customer protection, according to a press release published Nov. 27. Bitstamp has formed a partnership with British market surveillance firm Irisium […]

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Bitcoin Fundamentals ‘Still Intact’ Despite Price Lows, Says Blockchain Intelligence Group

The CEO of analytics and risk management company Blockchain Intelligence Group says opportunistic investors have not taken away from Bitcoin’s future viability. The 2018 cryptocurrency price decline is a result of investors’ “lack of education,” the CEO of Canadian firm Blockchain Intelligence Group (BIG) said in an interview published in German economics news outlet Finanzen.de […]

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