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Catalonia Seeks to Cement Future with E-Residency and Own Cryptocurrency

May 4, 2018

Catalonian officials have been seen visiting Estonia to seek help in creating their own e-residency program.   by Miguel Gomez, 27 October 2017 Amid all of the chaos surrounding Catalonia’s attempts to gain independence from Spain, a couple of technology experts are geeking it out on some digital solutions to a few of the region’s problems, including […]

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Singapore aims to finish its own cryptocurrency trial next year

May 4, 2018

Singapore will conclude its experiment with blockchain and digital currency technology next year Project Ubin is the name of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s trial MAS is not making any policy conclusions yet Arjun Kharpal | @ArjunKharpal Published 8:11 AM ET Thu, 26 Oct 2017CNBC.com Ore Huiying | Bloomberg | Getty Images Sopnendu Mohanty, chief […]

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Singapore Confirms It Will Not ‘Ban’ Cryptocurrency, Has No ‘Risk Concerns’

April 30, 2018

Singapore’s deputy prime minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam provided new commentary on the government’s commitment “not to ban” cryptocurrency as part of its future regulatory plans. In a series of fourteen statements published Monday, Feb. 5 in response to questions posed by members of parliament Tuesday, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, deputy prime minister and minister in charge of regulatory body the […]

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Bitcoin takes aim at $10,000, nears two-month high

April 30, 2018

  The push for widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies got a boost Wednesday when U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs Group GS, -0.27% announced it would be opening a cryptocurrency trading desk. In an interview with the New York Times, Goldman executive Rana Yared, who will oversee the operation, admitted she wasn’t completely sold on digital currencies. […]