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The Best in Crypto – 4/24/18

How British Financial Regulator Creates A Foundation For UK Cryptocurrency Adoption A big move for positive crypto regulation in the UK thanks for England’s Financial Conduct Authority (Cointelegraph). Shenzhen, China Backs $79 Million Fund To Support City’s Blockchain Startups A $79 million (500 million yuan) Blockchain venture capital fund was launched for the Chinese city …

The Best in Crypto – 4/23/18

Crypto Ads Ban Is Temporary, According To LinkedIn’s Co-Founder Cofounder of LinkedIn stated that the ban is just for protective measure against scams (Cointelegraph). Crypto-Friendly CheapAir Asks Customers For Feedback On Switch Away From Coinbase CEO of the American flight aggregator asked for opinions on what to do after “Coinbase’s recent notification that they will …

The Best in Crypto – 4/21/18

Amazon Web Services Releases Blockchain Frameworks For Ethereum And Hyperledger Fabric Amazon has introduced its new Blockchain framework in a blog post on Thursday (Cointelegraph). Crypto ‘Doesn’t Pass Test Of What A Currency Should Be’, Says Likely NY Fed President Head of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank John Williams said, “The setup or institutional …

The Best in Crypto – 4/20/18

As Bitcoin Plunged, These Crypto Hedge Funds Kept Making Money “Funds specializing in virtual currency market making and arbitrage strategies delivered first-quarter gains even as their mostly bullish peers lost 40 percent on average. That’s a big reversal from last year, when digital assets soared and market-making funds lagged far behind their long-biased counterparts” (Bloomberg). …

The Best in Crypto – 4/19/18

NASA Funds Development of Autonomous Spacecraft That Uses Blockchain  The use of blockchain technology eliminates the need for human intervention (Cointelegraph). Japanese Police Arrest 12 Men for Allegedly Buying $1.7 Mln in Bitcoin with Fake Fiat Arrests over fraud continue in Tokyo and Hyogo (Cointelegraph). Scam Twitter Profile Impersonates 6 Different Crypto Accounts  Utilizing the …

The Best in Crypto – 4/18/18

Swiss Banking Industry to be Hurt the Most by Blockchain, Says Moody’s Report A credit rating giant said Switzerland could be hurt more than any other country by cross-border Bitcoin transactions (Cointelegraph). IMF’s Lagarde Counters Crypto Warnings with New Praise of ‘Potential Benefits’ Head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde said, “Understanding the risks …

The Best in Crypto – 2/16/18

Hanoi’s Dpt. of Industry and Trade Bans Crypto Use in E-Commerce The Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade has banned any involvement (by individuals and organizations) with e-commerce using Bitcoin (Cointelegraph). Ex-Google Employees Form Blockchain Innovation Community For Other ‘Ex-Googlers’ XGoogler Blockchain Alliance is a community of three former Google employees that will “serve as …

The Best in Crypto – 4/13/18

Brazil’s First Crypto-Finance Master’s Degree Launches in Sãu Paolo Brazilian university Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) is offering the country’s first Master’s degree in crypto-finance (Cointelegraph). Texas Regulator Inspects 32 Crypto Promoters, Warns of  ‘Widespread Fraud’ The enforcement division of the Texas State Securities Board opened 32 investigations in four weeks, and discovered none of the …