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Australian Government Pledges Measly $100K Towards Blockchain Development

Australia’s Karen Andrews of the Ministry for Industry, Science and Technology is pledging $ 100,000 towards furthering blockchain development. In a press release, Andrews says her department will put the money towards “regulation, skills and capacity building, and international competitiveness and collaboration.” It’s a solid step forward in the nation’s fight to become a global […]

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Argentina’s Government Partners with Binance to Fund Blockchain Technology Projects

The Government of Argentina says it will match investments made by Binance Labs in blockchain technology startups in the country — to the tune of $ 50,000. The move marks the latest example of cryptocurrency and blockchain adoption in the Latin American nation.  Argentina’s Government Matches Binance 1:1 Binance Labs, the blockchain technology incubator of […]

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Bitcoin a ‘Major Concern’ for the Indian Government, if Used for Payments: Report

India has long been a nation that has taken a hardline stance towards cryptocurrencies. The risks associated with digital currencies such as money laundering and terrorism funding have long fueled the Indian government’s approach to dealing with digital assets. A panel of high-ranking officials tasked with the job of drafting new cryptocurrency regulatory framework for […]

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Jeff Bezos vs National Enquirer: A ‘Government Entity’ May Have Leaked Raunchy Messages

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ security consultant for two decades, Gavin de Becker, has formed the opinion that the publication of personal details pertaining to Bezos’ extra-marital affair by The National Enquirer may have been politically motivated. Speaking to MSNBC, Washington Post features writer Manuel Roig-Franzia revealed that de Becker and his team had concluded that […]

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Donald Trump Initiated the Dumbest, Most Scripted, Fake Government Shutdown In History

By CCN.com: Friday Donald Trump announced the government would reopen for three weeks, giving federal employees a reprieve from the month-long government shutdown, which has been the longest in history. It may be that the federal government’s credibility has been permanently damaged by the partisan dysfunction that left 800,000 federal employees without pay for a month […]

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4 Ways the U.S. Government Shutdown is Menacing Bitcoin and the Crypto Market

The standoff between Trump’s administration and the Democrats is also impacting cryptocurrency markets. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN.com: The U.S. government shutdown has entered its 35th day. For five weeks, many industries have been paralyzed and federal workers are living on food stamps and soylent. It’s almost incomprehensible to anyone living outside the land of […]

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GoFundMe’s U.S. Government Shutdown Aid Campaign Just Hit its Funding Goal

Image: Shutterstock By CCN.com: A GoFundMe campaign to assist federal workers affected by the ongoing government shutdown has reached its $ 200,000 funding goal barely three days after it was launched. Organized by GoFundMe CEO Rob Solomon in partnership with author and motivational speaker Deepak Chopra, the campaign was organised to help affected workers with […]