The Hong Kong Financial Services and Treasury concluded that virtual currencies like Bitcoin are not particularly involved in money laundering or terrorism financing (Cointelegraph).
Cryptocurrencies may abandon Proof-of-Work algorithm because of a new Bitcoin giant Bitmain, which is “stamping out new ASICs for new coins” (Cointelegraph).
As the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency continues to grow, “it’s becoming clear its mechanisms for getting input from its constituency are proving problematic” (Coindesk).
Scientist.com has launched a blockchain-based data verification data verification platform, called DataSmart, that allows the supply chain to ensure the integrity of research data (Coindesk).
Mystery Bitcoin billionaire, surprising transaction fee and more (Motley Fool).
Due to the changing Bitcoin environment, J. Christopher Giancarlo said the cryptocurrency is part currency, part security and part digital coin (CNBC).
Pros and cons of using cryptocurrencies to help save on retirement (Forbes).
After Citron called Square a “collection of yawn businesses,” shares for Square dropped 3.8 percent (CNBC).
Experts predict “boring stability” after rollercoaster price changes (NBusiness).
Blockchain’s presence in fashion via ‘fat protocols’ and investment strategy (Medium: Leanne Luce).