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Blender.io help you to make bitcoin transaction anonymous and fast with small fee

Blender.io help you to make bitcoin transaction anonymous and fast with small fee

The user-interface is extremely simple and clean, anyone who has never before used any such service too can navigate around and tumble Bitcoins easily. No registration is required to mix Bitcoins on Blender.io

Its “delay” feature lets you set delays from 1-24 hours which increases your anonymity by providing a gap between the deposited coins and the outgoing ones.

As for the fee, it’s dynamic, meaning you get to choose the amount of fee you’d like to pay, the minimum fee being 0...


Christine Masters  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Enigma Project Partners with Intel for Privacy Solutions

Enigma Project Partners with Intel for Privacy Solutions

The news led to a 20% jump in the ENG digital asset, bringing it to the spotlight again.



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Bobby Lee, ‘BTC Maximalist’: Bitcoin’s Value Is in the Eye of the Beholder

Bobby Lee, ‘BTC Maximalist’: Bitcoin’s Value Is in the Eye of the Beholder

This interview has been edited and condensed.

Recently at BlockShow Europe 2018, Cointelegraph got the chance to speak to Bobby Lee — co-founder of Chinese crypto exchange BTCC and a board member at the Bitcoin Foundation —  about what he’s been up to in the crypto space since BTCC shut down last fall.

Molly Jane: In the past few months, Chinese crypto regulations have steadily been increasing, from the ICO ban in the fall of last year, the January ban of “exchange-like...


Ollie Leech  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee Tells CNBC The Crypto Market Will Recover Soon

Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee Tells CNBC The Crypto Market Will Recover Soon

In an interview with CNBC’s Fast Money yesterday, Litecoin founder Charlie Lee said he has ‘faith’ that the crypto market will start to move bullish again soon.



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Stanford Univ. Launches Blockchain Research Center, Supported by Ethereum Foundation

Stanford Univ. Launches Blockchain Research Center, Supported by Ethereum Foundation

Stanford has created the Center for Blockchain Research, supported in part by the Ethereum Foundation, Stanford Engineering’s website posted yesterday, June 20.

The university reportedly established the center in order to examine how blockchain technology can transform traditional business interactions, according to their official announcement.

Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin tweeted about his, and evidently his Foundation’s, support for the blockchain initiat...


Jamie Redman  /  Bitcoin.com  | 

A Hands On Review of the New Card-Shaped Hardware Device Coolwallet S

A Hands On Review of the New Card-Shaped Hardware Device Coolwallet S

This week news.Bitcoin.com received the new Coolwallet S — the cryptocurrency hardware wallet shaped like a credit card. As we previously reported, the interesting digital asset storage card started shipping last month so we decided to give the wallet a hands on review.

Also read: North Carolina Banking Bill Passes — Adds Virtual Currency License Requirements

Testing Out the New Credit-Card Shaped Hardware Wallet

Last month we reported on the Coolwallet S hardware wallet launche...


Anatol Antonovici  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Canada’s Horizons ETFs Launches Blockchain ETF, Reality Shares Opens China-Focused Blockchain ETF

Canada’s Horizons ETFs Launches Blockchain ETF, Reality Shares Opens China-Focused Blockchain ETF

Canada’s Horizons ETFs Management and US-based Reality Shares launched separately two exchange-traded funds focused on blockchain-oriented companies.



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Christine Masters  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

VeThor Network Prepares to Launch, With Thorough Security Checks

VeThor Network Prepares to Launch, With Thorough Security Checks

There is no set date for the launch of the VeThor network, but the project is nearing this stage.



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Bloomberg: Crypto, Fiat Trading App Robinhood ‘in Talks’ to Obtain US Banking Licence

Bloomberg: Crypto, Fiat Trading App Robinhood ‘in Talks’ to Obtain US Banking Licence

Stock and crypto trading app Robinhood plans to offer banking services to its 4 mln users, Bloomberg reported June 20, citing anonymous sources.

Robinhood, which in February began allowing zero-fee cryptocurrency trading through its Robinhood Crypto tool, is currently in “constructive” talks with the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to position itself as a banking services provider.

According to “people familiar with the matter,” Robinhood is going a...


Miguel Gomez  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Exclusive: Edge Wallet Adds Monero and Ripple, With In-Wallet Exchange

Exclusive: Edge Wallet Adds Monero and Ripple, With In-Wallet Exchange

After discovering that Monero and XRP have been added to Edge's platform, we caught up with Paul Puey—the company's CEO—to touch base on a few details regarding Monero's integration.



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Streamity, First P2P Platform Protecting Transactions with Smart Contracts, To Launch Free StreamDesk Beta Version

Streamity, First P2P Platform Protecting Transactions with Smart Contracts, To Launch Free StreamDesk Beta Version

Streamity, a decentralized crypto exchange, has announced the second phase of its ICO and the launch of a beta version of its flagship product, StreamDesk, starting June 25.



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Cheetah's New App Lets Crypto Investors Track Portfolios on the Go

Cheetah's New App Lets Crypto Investors Track Portfolios on the Go

Cheetah Mobile, a Beijing-based app developer, announced on Thursday that it's releasing an app aimed to make it simpler for investors to monitor their cryptocurrency portfolios.

Dubbed Coin Master, the mobile app – available for both iOS and Android – will track the real-time prices of cryptocurrencies on over 100 exchanges and automatically calculate overall losses or profits after users update their trading histories.

The company said investors are able to update their portf...


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Tech Giant Intel Partners With DApp Platform Enigma on Privacy Research

Tech Giant Intel Partners With DApp Platform Enigma on Privacy Research

Decentralized application (DApp) platform Enigma will partner with Intel on privacy research as it prepares to launch its blockchain testnet, the two companies confirmed June 20.

Enigma, which completed a $45 mln Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in September of last year, said the collaboration would focus on “research and development efforts to advance development of privacy preserving computation technologies.”

The platform aims to provide the first environment for scalabl...


Christine Masters  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

ICON (ICX): How the Token Migration will Go

ICON (ICX): How the Token Migration will Go

ICON (ICX), dubbed the “Korean Ethereum”, is launching its mainnet soon, using exchanges and a token swap tool to move the ICX asset.



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The BIS’ Report on Crypto as Money: A Critical Review

The BIS’ Report on Crypto as Money: A Critical Review

The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com.

Cryptocurrency is a poor substitute for fiat money, claims the Bank of International Settlements in a chapter of its annual report, released on June 17. In a solid and neatly formatted document laden with footnotes and graphs, the BIS’ experts present a particular historical view on money that they use as a vantage point in establishing the alleged superior...


Avi Mizrahi  /  Bitcoin.com  | 

The Daily: Akon Launches Akoin, ICO Mogul Buys $19M Land with Bitcoin

The Daily: Akon Launches Akoin, ICO Mogul Buys $19M Land with Bitcoin

A musician who wants to use cryptocurrency to create a “real-life Wakanda” in Africa is the main feature in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief. Additional stories include an ICO mogul who bought land worth $19 million with bitcoin, a massive trove of Coinbase customers’ complaints and more.

Also Read: Control of Highly Demanded Crypto Classes May Spark Turf War at Universities

Akon Launches Akoin

Akon, the Senegalese-American singer, is launching his own cryptocurr...


CoinDesk  | 

This $575 Million ICO With Royal Backing Is So Crazy, It Might Be Real

This $575 Million ICO With Royal Backing Is So Crazy, It Might Be Real

Crypto loves Lamborghinis.

So much so it seems that a startup looking to release movies – early offerings include a biopic about the founder of the car company and his feud with the founder of Ferrari – has raised a whopping $575 million off its private sale of TTU crypto tokens from investors including BlockTower Capital and even a prince.

With that, the startup, called TaTaTu, has raised the third largest round ever using the initial coin offering (ICO) model – surpassed only...


CoinDesk  | 

New Resistance Might Be Capping Bitcoin's Price Potential

New Resistance Might Be Capping Bitcoin's Price Potential

Bitcoin's (BTC) bulls are struggling to push prices higher, despite a still-favorable short-term set-up on the technical charts.

Bitcoin rose to a six-day high of $6,580 on Monday on Bitfinex, adding credence to indications that the cryptocurrency could be in for a relief rally.

The bullish bias has strengthened further in the last two days too, courtesy of a bullish Bollinger band breakout and a bullish crossover between the 5-day and 10-day moving average (MA). Furthermore, b...


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Spain: BBVA Bank and Energy Co. Repsol Partner to Develop Blockchain Financial Solutions

Spain: BBVA Bank and Energy Co. Repsol Partner to Develop Blockchain Financial Solutions

Major Spanish banking group BBVA and Spanish energy company Repsol have signed an agreement to develop blockchain-based solutions for corporate banking, according to an announcement published June 20.

The product by BBVA and Repsol was developed using multiple different blockchain technologies, namely Hyperledger and the Ethereum test network. Nuria Ávalos, the head of Blockchain and Digital Experimentation at Repsol, commented on the collaboration:

“Repsol wa...


Ollie Leech  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Pundi X Partners With UTRUST Crypto Payment System

Pundi X Partners With UTRUST Crypto Payment System

Pundi X (NPXS) continues its upward trajectory today announcing a new partnership with swiss-based crypto settlement system UTRUST, to deliver a secure offline cryptocurrency payment service.



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PR: StreamDesk Starts the 2 Phase of ICO And Offers to Test Beta-Version

PR: StreamDesk Starts the 2 Phase of ICO And Offers to Test Beta-Version

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Cryptocurrency trading completely free of intermediaries will be very soon available with the advent of StreamDesk Service. A beta-version of the decentralized platform based on the sm...


Christine Masters  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Ready, Set, Tezos: Project Releases Activation Keys

Ready, Set, Tezos: Project Releases Activation Keys

Tezos, one of the most awaited projects, has a few more steps before its new genesis block.



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CoinDesk  | 

Amsterdam Airport Lets Travelers Swap Leftover Euros for Crypto

Amsterdam Airport Lets Travelers Swap Leftover Euros for Crypto

Schiphol – the international airport serving the Netherlands' capital city, Amsterdam – is launching an ATM that will allow travelers to exchange their euros for bitcoin or ethereum.

The airport explained in an announcement on Wednesday that the machine is being located in the departures terminal, since it will offer travelers an option to convert their remaining euros to the two popular cryptocurrencies when they leave the country.

The new ATM service – facilitated through a p...


Komfie Manalo  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Reality Shares Unveils Blockchain ETF in China

Reality Shares Unveils Blockchain ETF in China

Reality Shares has launched a blockchain ETF focused on China.



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Christine Masters  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

TRON (TRX) Token Lockdown is Hours Away, Market Price Starts Moving

TRON (TRX) Token Lockdown is Hours Away, Market Price Starts Moving

Most leading exchanges, including Cryptopia, have announced their support for the token swap as the TRON network prepares to start carrying the new digital asset.



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Komfie Manalo  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Bithumb Halts All Transactions after $31M Crypto Hack

Bithumb Halts All Transactions after $31M Crypto Hack

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has paused all transactions after suffering a hack attack.



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Anatol Antonovici  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

US House Members Have to Disclose their Cryptocurrency Holdings

US House Members Have to Disclose their Cryptocurrency Holdings

Members of the US House of Representatives are now required to disclose any cryptocurrency holdings that exceed $1,000, according to a new memo by the US House Ethics Committee.



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Christine Masters  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Weiss Ratings: Bitfinex May be Using Traders’ Tokens to Vote Itself In

Weiss Ratings: Bitfinex May be Using Traders’ Tokens to Vote Itself In

Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings was favorable toward EOS based on the preset criteria, but remains skeptical of how the network is ran in reality.



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Tedra DeSue  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Circle CEO Talks Cryptos for Every Fiat Currency; His Company’s Own USD Coin

Circle CEO Talks Cryptos for Every Fiat Currency; His Company’s Own USD Coin

Circle CEO not only sees cryptocurrencies being here to stay, but he also sees there being a crypto version of every form or fiat money.



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Kraken Blog  | 

Daily Market Report for June 20 2018

Daily Market Report for June 20 2018 June 20 2018 KRAKEN DIGITAL ASSET EXCHANGE $120M traded across all markets today Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP BTC…

CoinDesk  | 

St Louis Fed Now Tracks Crypto Prices on Its Research Database

St Louis Fed Now Tracks Crypto Prices on Its Research Database

The St. Louis division of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank is now tracking the prices of four cryptocurrencies in its research database.

According to an announcement on Tuesday, Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED), an extensive database maintained by the central bank's St. Louis branch, is now offering data points for bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ethereum and litecoin.

The price data for the well-known and widely cited economic research database is being provided by the U.S. exchange C...


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Daily Market Report for June 19 2018

Daily Market Report for June 19 2018 June 19 2018 KRAKEN DIGITAL ASSET EXCHANGE $132M traded across all markets today Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP BTC…

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Daily Market Report for June 18 2018

Daily Market Report for June 18 2018 June 18 2018 KRAKEN DIGITAL ASSET EXCHANGE $131M traded across all markets today Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP BTC…

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Daily Market Report for June 17 2018

Daily Market Report for June 17 2018 June 17 2018 KRAKEN DIGITAL ASSET EXCHANGE $46.8M traded across all markets today Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP BT…

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Daily Market Report for June 16 2018

Daily Market Report for June 16 2018 June 16 2018 KRAKEN DIGITAL ASSET EXCHANGE $108M traded across all markets today Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP ETH…

C. Edward Kelso  /  Bitcoin.com  | 

Robinhood Reportedly Considering Formal Banking Services

Robinhood Reportedly Considering Formal Banking Services

Unnamed sources suggest popular free crypto and stock trading application (app), Robinhood, is negotiating with US regulators about prospects for it becoming a bank, complete with traditional services such as savings accounts. It’s still early going, and very preliminary, but such an arrangement could well be the future of banking.

Also read: Bitcoin More Influential in US Politics Than Ever

Robinhood Looking to Provide Banking Services

By all accounts it has been a skyrocketi...


CoinDesk  | 

National Chinese Science Academy Launches Blockchain Lab

National Chinese Science Academy Launches Blockchain Lab

China's federal science institution, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, is taking part in a new research effort around blockchain.

The highest academy for science in China said it had established a new "Big Data and Blockchain Lab" during a seminar on June 15, according to People's Daily, the state-run media outlet. The lab, which is being launched in collaboration with Beijing-based blockchain startup Tai Cloud Corp, will focus on "the relationship between blo...


Maryam Manzoor  /  Cryptovest.com  | 

Cardano (ADA) Now Available for Trading on eToro

Cardano (ADA) Now Available for Trading on eToro

Trading platform lists ADA, but cryptocurrency’s price remains largely unaffected.



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Bloomberg Terminal Adds Huobi's Cryptocurrency Market Index

Bloomberg Terminal Adds Huobi's Cryptocurrency Market Index

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi announced that financial data firm Bloomberg has added the HB10 crypto market index on its terminal for subscribers.

In an announcement on Thursday, Huobi said users on Bloomberg Terminal are now able to track the performance of top 10 cryptocurrencies that are traded on Huobi Pro, which is now the third largest exchange in the world by trading volume based on data from CoinMarketCap.

Huobi launched HB10 index last month, which uses weighted sample...


Trevor Smith  /  Crypto-News.net  | 

Banks Are Quickly Warming to Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Services

Banks Are Quickly Warming to Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Services

For several years banks have eyed the crypto movement with fear and distrust. Crypto’s ability to undermine much of their business model should no doubt be concerning to them, but at the same time cryptocurrency opens doors to new possibilities. The simple fact that decentralized blockchain assets are now a permanent part of the financial landscape should be reason enough for banks to embrace the technology, and now many are beginning to do so.

Although crypto advocates have long asser...


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Analysts Concerned About Crypto Mining Impact on AMD Share Price

Analysts Concerned About Crypto Mining Impact on AMD Share Price

While Advanced Micro Devices Inc.’s (AMD) shares have seen substantial growth in the past month due to a cryptocurrency mining boom, two analysts warn that investors could be disappointed should mining die down, MarketWatch reported June 20.

In the past month, AMD’s stock has gained around 30 percent thanks to the graphic processing units (GPUs) produced by the company, which have established themselves as effective hardware for crypto mining. Some analysts, however...


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Bithumb Hack Does Not Change Bitcoin Fundamentals, Says Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee

Bithumb Hack Does Not Change Bitcoin Fundamentals, Says Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee

The recent hack of leading crypto exchange Bithumb “doesn’t really change the fundamentals of Bitcoin” Litecoin (LTC) founder Charlie Lee stated in an interview with CNBC June 20.

According to Lee, the price drop is a typical reaction of the market to the news about the hack, and “it happens all the time,” because people get scared. According to Lee, the hack of a crypto exchange does not affect Bitcoin’s (BTC) fundamentals just in the same way as a bank robbery sho...


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Amid Crypto Bear Market, Attention Turns to Small-Time Investors

Amid Crypto Bear Market, Attention Turns to Small-Time Investors

"It's all being bought by retail."

Speaking at CB Insights' Future of Fintech conference Wednesday, Nasdaq president and CEO Adena Friedman hit on a theme almost everyone at the event echoed: the central role normally marginal figures – small-time investors and millennials in particular – play in the cryptocurrency market (as well as financial technology or "fintech" more broadly).

During the first day of the conference in New York City, Friedman spoke about retail investors –...


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Toronto Stock Exchange to Trade New Blockchain ETF

Toronto Stock Exchange to Trade New Blockchain ETF

The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) will list a new blockchain exchange traded fund (ETF) starting Thursday, Bloomberg reported June 20. The Horizons Blockchain Technology and Hardware Index ETF fund will join other ETFs from Harvest Portfolio Group Inc. and Evolve Funds Group Inc.

An ETF is a marketable security that tracks an index, commodity, or basket of assets, that are proportionately represented in the fund’s shares. ETFs experience price changes throughout the...


Kevin Helms  /  Bitcoin.com  | 

Korean Government Details Regulatory Plans After Multiple Crypto Exchange Hacks

Korean Government Details Regulatory Plans After Multiple Crypto Exchange Hacks

Following multiple hack reports, the South Korean government explains how it will strengthen the regulatory framework for cryptocurrency exchanges. A bill has already been submitted which imposes multiple new obligations on crypto exchanges.

Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space

Korean Government’s Solution

Following recent reports of multiple security breaches at cryptocurrency exchanges, the South Korean government has revealed the details of th...


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Nasdaq CEO: ICOs Pose ‘Serious Risks’ for Retail Investors Due to Lack of Oversight

Nasdaq CEO: ICOs Pose ‘Serious Risks’ for Retail Investors Due to Lack of Oversight

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman recently claimed that initial coin offerings (ICOs) pose “serious risks” for retail investors, CNBC reports June 20.

Speaking at the Future of Fintech conference in New York on Wednesday, Friedman expressed “real concern” about ICO projects, saying that they can seriously defraud retail investors. Friedman said this is mostly the result of insufficient public information, as well as a lack of transparency, regulation, and accountability.


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Winklevoss Brothers Score Another Crypto Investment Patent

Winklevoss Brothers Score Another Crypto Investment Patent

Crypto exchange Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss have long sought the creation of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund.

And while that process remains in flux, a company tied to the brothers has won another U.S. patent related to the creation of exchange-traded products tied to cryptocurrencies and digital assets.

The patent was awarded to a firm called Winklevoss IP LLP, and both Winklevoss brothers are included as the inventors along with Evan Louis Greebel, Kathleen Hi...


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US: SEC Obtains Emergency Court Order to Freeze Assets of Fraudulent ICO

US: SEC Obtains Emergency Court Order to Freeze Assets of Fraudulent ICO

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has received an additional emergency court order to freeze the assets of Dominic Lacroix, owner of PlexCorps, in an ongoing enforcement action, Crowdfund Insider reported June 20. The SEC had previously sued Lacroix for securities fraud and received an emergency asset freeze order in December, 2017. The order was unsealed June 18.

The SEC alleges that, since December, Lacroix has been using secret accounts, including...


Jamie Redman  /  Bitcoin.com  | 

North Carolina Banking Bill Passes — Adds Virtual Currency License Requirements

North Carolina Banking Bill Passes — Adds Virtual Currency License Requirements

The state of North Carolina has pushed the passage of House Bill 86 and some digital currency advocates and firms like Coinbase believe the bill makes the state more friendly towards cryptocurrency businesses. At the moment North Carolina’s House Bill 86 has been presented to Governor Roy Cooper and awaits his signature.

Also read: Major Korean Crypto Exchange: $31 Million Vanishes

North Carolina House Bill 86 Includes Money Transmission Changes and Licensure Guidelines in Regard t...

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Brazil’s Central Bank Develops Blockchain Data Sharing Platform for Financial Regulators

Brazil’s Central Bank Develops Blockchain Data Sharing Platform for Financial Regulators

Brazil’s central bank has created a permissioned digital ledger platform that will enable data sharing among financial regulators, Finextra reports today, June 20.

The ledger, called the Information Integration Platform for Regulators (Pier), will be used by regulators to exchange information on general authorization processes of financial institutions, ranging from administrative processes to the conduct of employees. Additional information not related to administr...