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New York Times: Facebook Reportedly Shopping ‘Facebook Coin’ to Crypto Exchanges
Posted on Thursday February 28, 2019

New York Times: Facebook Reportedly Shopping ‘Facebook Coin’ to Crypto Exchanges Facebook is “hoping to succeed where Bitcoin failed” with its highly secretive cryptocurrency project, a New York Times (NYT) article published today, Feb. 28, argues. Citing multiple anonymous sources who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the Times pieces together the alleged contours of the project, which…

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Ethereum’s Constantinople, St. Petersburg Upgrades Have Been Activated
Posted on Thursday February 28, 2019

Ethereum’s Constantinople, St. Petersburg Upgrades Have Been Activated The Constantinople and St. Petersburg network upgrades for the world’s second largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum’s (ETH), occurred today Feb. 28, according to ethstats.net. Specifically, the updates went live on the main network at block 7,280,000, in accordance with previously released schedule. Although the upgrade has two names of two originally separated updates, they…

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Report: Swiss Fintech Market Grew by 62 Percent in 2018
Posted on Thursday February 28, 2019

Report: Swiss Fintech Market Grew by 62 Percent in 2018 The Swiss fintech market grew by 62 percent in 2018, according to a recent study by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences published on Feb. 27. The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences undertook an in-depth review of Switzerland’s fintech market for the fourth time. The report dubbed “IFZ FinTech…

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Russia Said it Will Regulate Crypto 3 Times in the Past 2 Years, Could it Work This Time?
Posted on Thursday February 28, 2019

Russia Said it Will Regulate Crypto 3 Times in the Past 2 Years, Could it Work This Time? Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued a fresh order to Russia’s government demanding that they draft and approve a regulatory framework for the crypto industry. Although this seems like a positive development for the industry, similar orders have…

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European Regulatory Chair Supports New Digital Asset Regulations
Posted on Wednesday February 27, 2019

European Regulatory Chair Supports New Digital Asset Regulations The chairman of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) — the European Union-level financial markets supervisor — has said that he supports further regulations on digital assets, political news outlet Roll Call reported on Feb. 27. Delivering his speech at the FinTech Conference 2019 earlier this week in Brussels, Belgium, ESMA Chairman Steven Maijoor…

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