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U.S. Authorities Arrest Virgil Griffith For Teaching Cryptocurrency And Blockchain

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According to a press release from the Department of Justice on November 29, 2019, Virgil Griffith, resident of Singapore and U.S. citizen, was arrested for a criminal complaint where he was charged with violating, “…the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (“IEEPA”) by traveling to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (“DPRK” or “North Korea”) in order deliver a presentation and technical advice on using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to evade sanctions. Virgil Griffith “Mr. Griffith allegedly traveled to North Korea without permission from the federal government, and with knowledge what he was doing was against the law. We cannot allow anyone […]

HSBC Moves $20 Billion From Paper to Blockchain In One Of The Biggest Financial Deployments

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(Photo by Philip FONG / AFP) (Photo by PHILIP FONG/AFP via Getty Images) Blockchain and banking continue to push new boundaries with the relatively untested technology offering lots of promise and potential, but not finding too many direct uses, as of yet. HSBC, one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world, headquartered in London, is planning on making a bold $20 billion step. The bank will be shifting $20 billion worth of assets to a new blockchain-based custody platform by March. This is a vast improvement of the previous system as the HSBC platform will digitize paper-based records […]

Germany to Combat Tax Evasion with Blockchain · cryptodigest

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Blockchain Diamond Exchange CEDEX Launches in Beta · cryptodigest

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Al Hilal Bank Settles $500M Bond on Blockchain · cryptodigest

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Amazon Announces Two Blockchain Services · cryptodigest

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Two Accelerators to Invest Over $100M in Blockchain Tech · cryptodigest

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What is Blockchain Technology? A Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners

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What is Blockchain Technology? A Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners [Updated – Mar 01 2019] Is Blockchain Technology the New Internet? The blockchain is an undeniably ingenious invention – the brainchild of a person or group of people known by the pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto. But since then, it has evolved into something greater, and the main question every single person is asking is: What is Blockchain? By allowing digital information to be distributed but not copied, blockchain technology created the backbone of a new type of internet. Originally devised for the digital currency, Bitcoin, (Buy Bitcoin) the tech community has now […]

Binance Launchpad announces upcoming token launch of Perlin, startup developing the fastest public blockchain | Binance Blog

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Binance Launchpad––’s token launch platform for transformative blockchain projects––has announced support for its eighth project of the year, , a Singapore-based startup behind a new blockchain protocol project. Perlin is developing the Wavelet distributed ledger, built on a new and pioneering ‘leaderless proof of stake’ consensus mechanism developed for easily deploying decentralized apps. Perlin’s Wavelet aims to provide the fastest public blockchain, processing over 31,240 payment transactions per second and finalizing transactions in 1-4 seconds across millions of nodes. Perlin has secured major partnerships with organizations including the Singapore government, which has provided funding, network and strategic support for Perlin […]

Binance Labs Initiates the First Game Oasis Hackathon Focused on Blockchain Gaming | Binance Blog

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Game Oasis Hackathon is a global gaming hackathon co-hosted by , Cocos-BCX, Celer Network, Contentos, and Matic Network. The hackathon consists of three rounds including the preliminary online hackathon to onsite hackathons in 4 cities; Shanghai, Seoul, San Francisco, and Bengaluru. In Round 1, participants are required to register as a team. In Round 2, teams are required to build new games and compete for the opportunity to enter the next round of hackathons, which will happen in one of the selected cities across the world. In Round 3, the selected teams will gather up to build new games based […]