49 US States Propose Unified Regulation for Crypto Firms

Regulators in 49 US states have proposed a unified new regulation for crypto firms in the country. The Conference of State Bank Supervisors, which represents regulators from states and territories of the US launched this regulatory framework for crypto and payment companies. Regulators move forward for regulations Regulators in 49 US states …

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South Korean Government Official Proposes Blockchain-Based Voting System

Blockchain technology continues to make strides in applications, as both private companies and governments have made commitments to exploring it. In South Korea, a government official is now pushing to accept a voting system underpinned by the technology. Democracy Should Catch Up with Technology Yesterday, local news source UpDown Korea reported that …

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Bitcoin to $20 trillion or DeFi to $400 billion? | Interview with Dan Morehead

The founder and CEO of Pantera Capital, Dan Morehead, explains how the DeFi space will grow 100x in the next five years and why Bitcoin is unlikely to do the same. Sponsored by TradeSanta, check it out here: https://bit.ly/3k7g7Jr Get your Cointelegraph merch here: http://bit.ly/2X67nM7 Use this code for your 30% discount …

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Russia Moving Ahead with Blockchain Voting System 

Blockchain’s capability to optimize the democratic process has been a particular point of interest for a while now. While there are many potential applications for the integration in the West, Russia also appears to be moving towards a viable system. Progress Despite Slight Failures This week, local news sources confirmed that Rostelekom, a …

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Brazil Becomes Latest Country to Launch CBDC Research Efforts

The craze for Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) is currently at fever-pitch, with more countries leaning into the idea of launching state-backed digital assets. Brazil is the latest in the line of countries to show a propensity for digitizing its currency. Facing an economic downturn, the government is now turning towards the possibility …

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UK Regulator Approve VISA’s Plaid Acquisition 

Global payment processor VISA is about to get significantly bigger, as the firm’s latest venture recently got approval from regulators in the United Kingdom. The U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that it had greenlit VISA’s acquisition of FinTech platform Plaid. The approval came following a phase 1 review.  No Way …

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Ripple Founder Highlights China’s Advantage Over America in Tech Cold War

Although they’d never particularly admit it, the United States and China have been involved in a significant war over technology for at least the past decade. Both countries have taken calculated moves to try besting the other, with the conflict now stretching to other parts of their economies. Chris Larsen, a top blockchain …

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