Uganda to Deploy MediConnect’s Blockchain Platform for Tracing Fake Drugs

The Ugandan government has partnered with blockchain startup MediConnect to trace counterfeit drugs in the country. The Ugandan government has partnered with blockchain startup MediConnect to trace counterfeit drugs in the country, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 22. The President of Uganda, Yoweri Musevini, Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng, […]

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Trump Tweets Crypto Rant — What Is the Bitcoin Reference Really About?

President Donald Trump’s mention of cryptocurrencies is historic, but the blockchain industry deserves a more serious conversation… Over the last few years, United States President Donald Trump’s tweetstorms have become a peculiar yet amusing feature of American public life. The president’s off-the-cuff comments have served a wide variety of purposes, from enriching political discourse with […]

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Libra Will Upset World Economy if It Isn’t Regulated Tightly, G7 Warns

The G7 warned it “cannot accept private companies issuing their own currencies without democratic control” as Libra continues to face resistance. Cryptocurrencies such as Libra risk upsetting the world’s financial system if they are not regulated tightly, G7 finance ministers have warned. According to Reuters, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire told a news conference […]

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Post-Hearing: Ranking Senate Committee Members Discuss Regulations

Senate Committee Members discussed regulation concerns with big tech companies in a post-hearing press conference. United States Senators Mike Crapo and Sherrod Brown, respectively the Senate Banking Committee chair and ranking member, shared their views on crypto regulations. Both appear to want comprehensive policy for big tech companies. The senators made their remarks while speaking […]

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