Ripple CEO Says JPM Coin Lacks Interoperability: ‘Just Use the Dollar, I Don’t Get It!’

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse says the recently-announced stablecoin from U.S. banking giant JPMorgan Chase lacks interoperability. Ripple (XRP) CEO Brad Garlinghouse says the recently-announced digital asset from United States banking giant JPMorgan Chase lacks the interoperability that would make it a significant innovation. Garlinghouse made his remarks during an interview at the 4th Annual DC […]

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CFTC Chair: Blockchain Could Have Transformed Regulators Real-Time Response to 2008 Crash

The chairman of the CFTC says that blockchain would have transformed regulators’ real-time responses to the 2008 global financial crash. Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (СFTC), has said that blockchain would have transformed regulators’ real-time responses to the the 2008 global financial crash, if it had been in use […]

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European Parliament Member: Decentralization via DLT ‘Provides More Security’

Maltese politician and member of EP Roberta Metsola claimed that decentralization powered by blockchain “provides more security.” Maltese politician and a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Roberta Metsola claimed that decentralization powered by blockchain “provides more security,” Cointelegraph learned during her speech at the Malta Blockchain Summit on Friday, Nov. 2. Addressing the summit, […]

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Europe-Targeted Crypto Custodial Service Multiwallet Applies for Custodial License in Malta

Multiwallet will launch a Europe-targeted crypto custodial service in Malta, which claims to be compliant with initial local requirements. Blockchain firm Multiwallet will launch a Europe-targeted crypto custodial service regulated by Maltese regulators, the company revealed to Cointelegraph at the Malta Blockchain Summit on Nov. 2. Claiming to be fully compliant with Malta’s existing initial […]

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Malta to Develop AI Strategy Following Success as ‘Blockchain Island’

Malta has launched a government task force to develop a national artificial intelligence strategy. The Maltese government has announced the formation of a taskforce to develop a national artificial intelligence (AI) strategy, Cointelegraph reports Tuesday, Nov. 1 from the Malta Blockchain Summit. The Junior Minister for Financial services, Digital economy and Innovation, Silvio Schembri announced […]

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‘I Don’t Want to Be President’: John McAffee to Exclusively Promote Crypto in 2020 Race

Bitcoin evangelist John McAfee admitted his intention to use his presidential campaign to promote crypto. Programmer and crypto enthusiast John McAfee revealed his intention to use his 2020 bid for U.S. presidency as a platform to promote permissionless cryptocurrencies in an interview with Cointelegraph Nov. 1. Speaking with Cointelegraph at the Malta Blockchain Summit today, […]

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World Crypto Con Launches Blockchain Summit, Aria Hotel, Las Vegas, 31st October

The World Crypto Con Blockchain Experience Kicks off with Bitcoin’s 10th Birthday. Activities include Bloqchain Hackathon, Poker Tournament, eRacing, Token Tank and a Giant Halloween Crypto Party at Omnia Nightclub hosted by Steve Aoki. LAS VEGAS, OCTOBER 31, 2018 – World Crypto Con (WCC), launches the world’s most immersive and interactive blockchain and crypto experience, […]

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