6 Top Trends From CoinDesk’s 2017 State of Blockchain Report

The 2017 State of Blockchain report examines key trends, data and events in the industry over the last year. Here are 6 takeaways.

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A French Bitcoiner Argues in New York Court its too early to Regulate Bitcoin

A Bitcoiner has been suing the New York Division of Financial Services over its ‘Bitlicense’ since 2015, claiming the regulation is too burdensome and precludes many from starting Bitcoin businesses. Bitcoin entrepreneur and French national Theo Chino requested that a New York court grant a request for limited discovery or begin the process to dismiss

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Bitcoin Video Casino Makes Headlines Offering 259.74 BTC Against a 0.1 BTC Bet

Online gambling is one of the favorite pastimes for many.  The increasing presence of cryptocurrency-based

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Crypto Valley Association building a concentrated blockchain ecosystem in Switzerland

Several businesses in “Crypto Valley,” centered in and around the Swiss canton of Zug, recently launched the Crypto Valley Association. The independent, government-supported association aims to take advantage of Switzerland’s strengths to build the world’s leading blockchain and cryptographic ecosystem, while working with government to foster the development of pioneering digital technologies. Alongside many blockchain startups in Zug, association launch members include Thomson Reuters, PWC, UBS, Luxoft, Lykke Corp and Lucerne University.

Bitcoin charity platform Helperbit completes first case study

In the last few months devastating earthquakes have hit central Italy, devastating many mountain villages, killing nearly 300 people and displacing 22 thousand inhabitants. The environmentalist association Legambiente, and several partners, have since been collaborating on a crowdfunding campaign for those affected.

The Butterfly Effect of Chinese Bitcoin Regulations

Over the past few weeks, China has implemented regulations across all bitcoin exchange operations within the country. This, in turn, has caused a significant drop in trading volumes within the region. Some people speculate that Chinese bitcoin traders are now going abroad finding friendlier overseas entrances to bitcoin exchanges. Also read: An Alliance Forms Under China’s

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Who Broke the SHA1 Algorithm (And What Does It Mean for Bitcoin)?

The SHA1 encryption algorithm was recently ‘broken’ by researchers at Google and CWI Amsterdam. Should the bitcoin world worry?

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When Bitcoin Price Passes Gold, Which One Will Really Be Worth More?

Bitcoin’s legendary February ‘bull run’ has created an uncomfortable, but inevitable fact. There will be

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JAAK Uses Ethereum and Swarm to Disrupt the Media and Entertainment Industry

JAAK, a London-based tech company using blockchain technology to disrupt the media and entertainment industry, has been selected for the first Techstars Music accelerator alongside ten other startups. The newly established accelerator, headed by Bob Moczydlowsky formerly of Twitter, Topspin Media and Yahoo! Music, will provide the 11 teams with an intensive three-month incubation program […]

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The Fiat Emperor Wears No Clothes

No fiat currency has stood the test of time – nor is it designed to.

The post The Fiat Emperor Wears No Clothes first appeared on www.diginomics.com and was written by Travis Patron.

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