The number of regulated cryptocurrency exchanges in the Philippines has grown to 16, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, the country’s central bank. One of the regulated exchanges has been helping the government and Unionbank to launch an app for bond purchases.
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.
According to reports, On March 9, Representative Paul Gosar (R-AZ) introduced the “Crypto-Currency Act of 2020,” a bill that looks to choreograph a wide range of digital assets to answer to the appropriate regulator.
After Google removed Ethereum-based decentralized application (DApp) browser MetaMask from its Android application store, Apple may now force Coinbase to remove the DApp browser feature from its crypto wallet application.
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.
ERC-20 tokens can represent a diverse range of digital assets. Like other crypto assets, they can have a value and be sent and received.
The difference between ERC-20 tokens and cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin…is that ERC-20 tokens don’t have their own blockchain but reside on top of the Ethereum blockchain.
When the tokens are not being sold as investment contracts, however, they are not securities at all. Tokens sold for use in a functioning network, rather than as investment contracts, fall outside the definition of securities”..
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.