June 7, 2017 by CoinGragate

New Hampshire Governor Signs Bitcoin MSB Exemption Into Law

The governor of New Hampshire has signed a bill into law that exempts digital currency traders from the state’s money transmission regulations. Source Source: CoinDesk New Hampshire Governor Signs Bitcoin MSB Exemption Into Law

June 7, 2017 by CoinGragate

UC Berkeley Partners With Blockchain Startup For Health Data Research

The University of California, Berkeley is working with blockchain startup Bitmark on a pair of research studies focused on secure data sharing. Source Source: CoinDesk UC Berkeley Partners With Blockchain Startup For Health Data Research

June 7, 2017 by CoinGragate

Australia's Government Publishes Blockchain Research Studies

The Australian government’s top research agency has released twin reports focused on blockchain technology. Source Source: CoinDesk Australia's Government Publishes Blockchain Research Studies

June 7, 2017 by CoinGragate

Montana Boosts Local Bitcoin Miner With $416k Grant

In a US first, Montana’s state government is providing public funds to support a local bitcoin mining firm as part of an effort to fuel job creation. Source Source: CoinDesk Montana Boosts Local Bitcoin Miner With 6k Grant

June 7, 2017 by CoinGragate

US Congressional Group Calls on IRS to Clarify Bitcoin Tax Guidance

A US congressional caucus is calling for more guidance from the Internal Revenue Service on the tax requirements for digital currencies like bitcoin. Source Source: CoinDesk US Congressional Group Calls on IRS to Clarify Bitcoin Tax Guidance

June 7, 2017 by CoinGragate

Chain is Now Working on Six 'Citi-Sized' Blockchain Networks

After revealing its part in a Nasdaq to Citi blockchain, Chain’s Adam Ludwin talks about the half a dozen other projects his company is behind. Source Source: CoinDesk Chain is Now Working on Six 'Citi-Sized' Blockchain Networks

June 7, 2017 by CoinGragate

Colu Open-Sources Protocol to Help Central Banks Issue Digital Currencies

Colu is open-sourcing its banking infrastructure known as Bankbox and becoming “blockchain agnostic” to ease adoption among cryptocurrency issuers. Source Source: CoinDesk Colu Open-Sources Protocol to Help Central Banks Issue Digital Currencies

June 7, 2017 by CoinGragate

#186 Si?n Jones: An Enlightened Approach to Blockchain Regulation in Gibraltar

Support the show, consider donating:BTC: 1CD83r9EzFinDNWwmRW4ssgCbhsM5bxXwg (https://epicenter.tv/tipbtc)ETH: 0x8cdb49ca5103Ce06717C4daBBFD4857183f50935 (https://epicenter.tv/tipeth) Our regulatory expert Si?ƒn Jones joined us to discuss her work on a regulatory framework for distributed ledger technology (DLT) for Gibraltar. We discuss how the framework differs from other efforts and aims to attract rather than curtail blockchain businesses. We also covered why the rapid…

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June 7, 2017 by CoinGragate

Western Union Reveals Pilot Coinbase Integration

Western Union could soon be sending people’s funds via an integration with Coinbase, the remittance firm’s CTO has revealed. Source Source: CoinDesk Western Union Reveals Pilot Coinbase Integration

June 7, 2017 by CoinGragate

OpenTimestamps Has Timestamped the Entire Internet Archive — Here’s How

OpenTimestamps, a project led by Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd, just made sure the Internet Archive cannot be forged. Well, sort of. In a blog post published last week, the developer and consultant explained how he used his OpenTimestamps project to timestamp all the Internet Archive’s 750,000,000 files onto Bitcoin’s blockchain. This means that no…

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