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2707, 2020

Bitcoin Price – July 2020 – Bullish & Aiming for $11K

July 27th, 2020|Categories: news|Comments Off on Bitcoin Price – July 2020 – Bullish & Aiming for $11K

Bitcoin Price - July 2020 - Bullish Bitcoin Price - July 2020, is pushing north of $10K - At the time of writing Bitcoin price is $10,304.75 (10:00 CET). The global market cap is sitting at $188B and it's 24hr value currently sits at $25B, After 8 weeks of fluctuation in the $9000 region, Bitcoin surprised most traders last week with a bullish move that this week has let into the $10k+ range and resulted in a weekly high. The week 21st July 2020

1206, 2020

Estonian Crypto licenses Purged – $220B Scandal

June 12th, 2020|Categories: news|Comments Off on Estonian Crypto licenses Purged – $220B Scandal

Crypto licenses of some 500 crypto firms regulated by the Estonian FIU are in serious trouble as of today after a serious money laundering case of $220B involving several crypto exchanges that are licensed in the EU crypto-friendly nation emerged. The regulator is now revoking license applicants who have not 'gone live' and plans to also revoke licenses of several operating companies post review. As reported by Bloomberg, the number of crypto licenses granted in Estonia has been on the rise aggressively since licensing

506, 2020

Crypto Regulation – An International Overview

June 5th, 2020|Categories: news|Comments Off on Crypto Regulation – An International Overview

Crypto regulation is on the radar of most large nations of the globe. In fact, most countries have looked at crypto regulation in terms of legal implications or regulating DLTs, virtual currencies, and ICOs. Most countries get caught up in definitions, where other area attempting to adopt it to current national/state laws. What is certain is that blockchain companies, exchanges continue to flourish and this traction is bringing forth more legal guidelines by which founders and investors should be conscious

506, 2020

Central Bank Digital Currency and Monetary Policy

June 5th, 2020|Categories: news|Comments Off on Central Bank Digital Currency and Monetary Policy

There are arguments for and against Central Bank Digital Currency, ‘ideas are great on paper’ but full reform is indeed much more complicated that one might think. During my research, I have enjoyed exploring the idea of Fedcoin along with things like Futarchy her are some thought-provoking quotes that got me thinking in more detail on the topic of Central Bank Digital Currency. Central Bank Digital Currency and Monetary Policies of the future Maybe (Obama,2016) is right, if we want

506, 2020

Blockchain for HR: Salary equality and transparency

June 5th, 2020|Categories: news|Comments Off on Blockchain for HR: Salary equality and transparency

Blockchain for HR: Salary and equal opportunities are hot topics in every country. In July 2017, the BBC was in the news for a salary discrepancy of up to GBP 150,000 between employees appearing on the same broadcast. Staff asked that the BBC adopt a policy of pay transparency which to them was, “by far the most effective way to uncover pay discrimination of all kinds…”. [The Guardian] In 2006 the World Economic Forum issued a framework around the Global Gender

506, 2020

Smart Regulation & Blockchain Governance

June 5th, 2020|Categories: news|Comments Off on Smart Regulation & Blockchain Governance

How can blockchain governance drive forward mass adoption? How do we apply regulation and governance within a blockchain ecosystem? Regulation isn’t punishment it’s about ‘bring[ing] back public confidence’ President Franklin D, Roosevelt. Today in Blockchain we see several forms of blockchain governance; Bitcoin uses PoW, Ethereum is adopting PoS, Tezo’s applies a Self-amending Ledger whereas Dfinity applies on-chain voting… forms of governance go on and on. Ehrsam, (2017) highlights the ‘speed’ of blockchain and ability to learn much quicker and the ‘opportunity to

1805, 2020

Unlicensed Casinos – Finding new online casinos

May 18th, 2020|Categories: news|Comments Off on Unlicensed Casinos – Finding new online casinos

Non Swedish Regulated & unlicensed casinos Whilst playing on unlicensed casinos may be considered risky for some players, unlicensed casinos do not have the challenges of abiding to deposit limitation that are currently being proposed by the Swedish gambling authority. In April 2020, the Swedish gambling authority (Spelinspektionen) announced their consideration of introducing a weekly deposit limit of SEK5000 (apx €500) for Swedish casino players. This idea was brought about to limit player activity during times of Covid-19. The proposal

2904, 2020

What is Bitcoin Halving?

April 29th, 2020|Categories: news|Comments Off on What is Bitcoin Halving?

Bitcoin Halving 2020 Bitcoin Halving 2020 will happen sometime in May 2020. We will experience the 4th Bitcoin halving. Bitcoin halving occurs approximately every four years and is the reduction in miner’s awards (which is paid in the cryptocurrency Bitcoin).  What is Bitcoin halving? Bitcoin halving is when the miner’s Bitcoin rewards are basically cut into half. To make matters simpler, the first Bitcoin halving took place in 2012 when the initial reward of 50 Bitcoin went down to 25 Bitcoin.

1504, 2020

Futarchy: Are we ready to ‘’Vote on values, Bet on beliefs’’?

April 15th, 2020|Categories: news|Comments Off on Futarchy: Are we ready to ‘’Vote on values, Bet on beliefs’’?

Futarchy: Are we ready to ‘’Vote on values, Bet on beliefs’’? Exploring DAOs has led me to Futarchy and never would I have ever thought that gambling alongside voting could every be aligned to society and more democratic way of decision making. In the words of former president, Obama: “… if we want a better politics, it’s not enough to just change a Congressman or a Senator or even a President;

203, 2020

8 applications of blockchain in iGaming

March 2nd, 2020|Categories: news|Comments Off on 8 applications of blockchain in iGaming

Blockchain in iGaming is a natural match. Blockchain is as disruptive as the internet itself. We should be proud to live in a time where such a technology has become available and shows promise of enabling us in ways that we simply have not been able to think about before. Blockchain technology is sector agnostic, in the sense that it can impact every single sector of industry and speed up operational processes, margins, revenue, return on investment and overall profitability. With over 10