Forbes recently published the second edition of its Blockchain 50. The list aims to capture the billion dollar companies most active in blockchain. To be included in the Blockchain 50, a company must have a valuation above $1 billion.
The South Korean National Assembly unanimously voted in favor of a bill on Thursday that provides the regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies, exchanges and crypto-related platforms. The approval of the amended Special Financial Transactions Information Act signifies the legalization of cryptocurrency trading and holding in the country. It marks one of the world’s most comprehensive legal frameworks for the emerging industry.
A U.S. Congressman (Paul Gosar: Republican-Arizona) has reportedly introduced a draft bill to bring regulatory clarity in the cryptocurrency space, dividing cryptocurrencies into three parts: crypto-commodities, crypto-currencies, and crypto-securities.
One of the most utilized hardware wallets, Ledge, has now expanded its overall utility, releasing support for ER-20 tokens. Users can update their firmware easily and once updated, adding ER-20 tokens to your portfolio is a breeze.
As the cryptocurrency market surges, Google’s iOS keyboard just added a new symbol, increasing the overall exposure potential of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency. Vitcoin is currently trading at $3,932.54 at the time of writing this article.
Blockchain is a disruptive technology that’s poised to change the world and have a major impact on a number of industries in the coming years. Given the interest from potential employers and students alike, some of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world are indeed offering blockchain/cryptocurrency courses and, in some cases, even degrees.
On January 3, 2009, the first event on the Bitcoin blockchain happened, known as the genesis block. Now, a decade later, The cryptocurrency community is being urged to participate in a event dubbed, "proof of keys." The event advocates for people to remove all their cryptocurrencies from third-party crypto exchanges and similar services on January 3, 2019.