National University of Singapore Launches Academic Blockchain Research Center

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has announced the launch of the Cryptocurrency Strategy, Techniques and Algorithms (CRYSTAL) Center, an academic research lab and think tank that intends to solve the most-pressing issues in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry and become one of the world’s foremost research centers focusing on blockchain technology. Led by a…

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Bitmain to Open New Blockchain Data Center in Texas

Mining hardware giant Bitman has announced that its newest blockchain data center will be located in Rockdale, Texas, in Milam County. According to a press release released today, developed of the new facility will begin in early 2019, and the company expects the center to be fully operational in about two years, bringing over 400 new jobs…

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Indian Crypto Regulation Ready by September: Official

The Indian government is expected to issue detailed cryptocurrency guidelines by September, a senior official from the country’s Ministry of Finance reportedly said. Consultations with all stakeholders including the central bank have already begun. This announcement is independent of the supreme court’s hearing of petitions relating to crypto regulation in India. Regulation Expected by September…

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Abu Dhabi International Financial Center Implementing Guidelines for Crypto Space | BTCMANAGER

On June 25, 2018, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of the international financial center in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Global Market, set out new guidelines to regulate crypto assets. The guidelines cover exchanges, intermediaries, and all others who participate in the crypto space. Crypto Assets are Commodities, not Securities The collective regulatory framework to…

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Coinmint to Invest $ 700 M in the Possible World’s Largest Bitcoin Mining Center (+ VIDEO)

Upstate New York could host the largest Bitcoin mining farm in the world if the crypto mining company Coinmint will continue to follow its plan. Coinmint has transformed the “1,300-acre Alcoa aluminum smelting plant” based in Massena, New York into a mining farm with a $ 50 million investment and now plans to expand with…

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Head of Ethereum Competence Center Vladislav Martynov Joined World Wi-Fi as a Co-Founder

Entrepreneur and investor Vladislav Martynov has joined the  World Wi-Fi team as a co-founder. His extensive experience and expertise in the blockchain industry will significantly strengthen World Wi-Fi’s position on the global market. “The sharing economy is growing rapidly, and I believe the implementation of blockchain solutions in this area will accelerate the growth and…

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Germany: National Tourism Center Adds Cryptocurrency Payments For Services

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is now accepting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a form of payment for its services, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported March 27. "Within our strategy for digitalization we continuously look at the most recent technologies and trends and see whether they can be implemented into our company,” said Petra Hedorfer,…

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Japan’s IT Giant Fujitsu Opens International ‘Blockchain Innovation Center’ In Belgium

The leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) firm Fujitsu recently announced the opening of its international Blockchain Innovation Center in Brussels, Belgium to explore the technology’s potential applications in all possible areas, according to a  press release published March 21. In its official statement, Fujitsu claimed that the new center will research and develop…

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