Vietnam Reportedly Launching First Fully-Authorized Cryptocurrency Exchange

[ad_1] Vietnam’s largest distribution company, Linh Thanh Group, is apparently partnering with Switzerland-based blockchain company KRONN Ventures to establish the first fully-authorized cryptocurrency exchange in the Southeast Asian country.  The information comes from a press release, which states that the two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding and have received a license to establish a cryptocurrency exchange in Vietnam. This news comes after the Zug-based KRONN Ventures AG brought

President of the Japan Restoration Committee: Taxes Are Crippling the Growth of Crypto and Blockchain

[ad_1] A prominent member of the House of Councillors of Japan and acting President of the Japan Restoration Committee, Takeshi Fujimaki has recently stated his opinion regarding the negative effect of the country’s tax system on the crypto industry. Fujimaki is of the strong opinion that Japan’s tax system is slowing the development and adoption of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. Financial Supervisory Authority Proposes New Tax System Recently, Japan’s Financial

The Fed’s Low Interest Rates and QE Have Created a Dependent Generation

[ad_1] On March 20, the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee (FOMC) unanimously decided to keep federal interest rates unchanged. Critics believe that the central bank’s policy of near-zero interest rates and quantitative easing (QE) has corrupted the U.S. economy for nearly a decade and spawned a generation of socialists. Also read: Bitcoin and the Agora: Every Transaction Outside the Nexus of State Control Is a Victory The U.S. Federal Open

Bitcoin Rabbi: Following Jewish Law Similar to Running a Full Node (Interview)

[ad_1] Bitcoinist spoke with Michael Caras who calls himself the ‘Bitcoin Rabbi.’ Caras explains how Bitcoin fits in with the Jewish religion and how his new children’s book ‘Bitcoin Money’ introduces kids to the concept of hard money. Bitcoin Rabbi: Limited Supply Is the Most Important Thing to Explain to People Bitcoinist: Are you a real Rabbi? Bitcoin Rabbi: I am an Orthodox Rabbi. I studied in Yeshiva Ohr Tmimim

Fognet Update #3

[ad_1] The past few months were great for Fognet! We made a lot of progress on the hardware and software, which we cant wait to release soon. I was able to incorporate Fognet into my Master’s degree thesis at the University of Washington, and got to work with some really smart students and faculty on developing the project further. November: Fognet Web SDK We started working on the Fognet Web SDK, an

Interview with Michael Meisler, EY Global Blockchain Tax Leader

[ad_1] There are two words together most every cryptocurrency investor hates to hear, cryptocurrency taxes. For most investors, the murky waters of cryptocurrency taxes providethe only headache when it comes to file.   To help break down the current status of cryptocurrency taxes, Coincentral got to interview Ernst & Young Global Blockchain Tax Leader Michael Meisler. Not only did Meisler give powerful advice that will help you file as tax season

MakerDAO Vote to Raise DAI Stablecoin Stability Fee by 4% to 7.5% per Year

[ad_1] Users of Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) MakerDAO (MKR) have voted to raise the so-called stability fee for Maker’s DAI (DAI) stablecoin by 4 percent, according to the results of a recent poll completed on March 21.The firm announced on Thursday that users had voted yes to the proposal to increase the stability fee by 4 percent, from 3.5 percent to 7.5 percent. The reasons provided by the post are


[ad_1] The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.As the cryptocurrencies are rising from the bottom, we have started to hear some bullish voices again. Arthur Hayes, co-founder and CEO of BitMEX, expects the

Bank for International Settlements Exec Advises Against Central Bank Digital Currencies

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) critic and general manager at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Agustin Carstens advised against the issuance of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in a speech in Dublin on March 22. Bloomberg reported on the speech the same day.Per the report, Carstens explained that a CBDC could facilitate a bank run, enabling people to move their funds from commercial banks to central bank accounts faster, thus destabilizing

UPS Partnership Bringing Blockchain-Powered E-Commerce to B2B Merchants

[ad_1] American multinational package delivery and supply chain management giant United Parcel Service (UPS) is teaming up with e-commerce technology company Inxeption to create Inxeption Zippy, a blockchain-based e-commerce platform that helps B2B merchants set up, sell, and ship products online.  The Inxeption-powered platform affords manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers the ability to create a company-branded website for the conducting of e-commerce transactions while facilitating in the listing, marketing, and actual