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Bitcoin’s Disruptive Power Not Lost on UAE Banks Federation and Abu Dhabi Global Market

UAE Banks Federation (UBF) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) have joined forces to host a fintech forum with a focus on discussing how cryptoassets are changing the global financial services sector.  Judging by an article from Emirates News Agency, it seems as though the forum was absolutely brimming with enough blockchain and banking-related buzzwords […]

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Winklevoss: ‘Crypto Doesn’t Need Rules,’ Cryptocurrency Companies Do

Contrary to their Gemini billboard slogans, crypto doesn’t actually need rules, clarified Cameron Winklevoss. Instead, it’s companies that deal in cryptocurrencies that require “thoughtful” oversight, particularly in light of the recent QuadrigaCX fiasco. Winklevoss: Crypto Doesn’t Need Rules, But… It’s no secret that the Winklevoss twins have been championing the ‘sanitization‘ of cryptocurrency. With their […]

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Prominent Academic: Bitcoin and Crypto Not True Currencies Until They Can Establish Stability

There’s no question that by-and-large most academics and professors aren’t the biggest fans of Bitcoin and crypto in general, but it remains unclear as to whether or not their biases will change as the nascent technologies evolve. In a recent interview, one prominent Yale professor shared his thoughts on cryptocurrencies, and expressed some unique ideas […]

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Bitcoin Lightning Network Hits 1,000 BTC Capacity on Its One Year Anniversary

Bitcoin Lightning Network has surpassed 1,000 BTC network capacity on its one year anniversary. The event highlights’ the layer-two scaling solution’s progression in the short span of only a year.  Bitcoin Lightning Network: Happy Birthday! One year ago, on March 15th, Lightning Labs CEO, Elizabeth Stark, announced the first official beta implementation of the Lightning […]