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Blockchain Blog

Social Networking on the Blockchain | An Industry Ripe for Disruption

Social networking permeates much of our modern day lives. So much so that entire industries and companies have emerged out of nowhere in an effort to cash in on one of man’s most basic necessities – the need to connect.

U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Fintech Regulatory Sandbox; Malta Readies its Blockchain Framework; South Korea Views Blockchain as Part of its Fourth Industrial Revolution

It was a busy couple of weeks for legislators and public service personnel in the United States.

Blockchain in Government: Making Operations More Efficient

At the surface, blockchain in government operations doesn't appear to be a likely match. There's a common perception that technology and governments are competing against one another. This is likely due to the fact that cryptocurrencies, for example, reduce or even eliminate the need for centralized institutions.

Bright Future Ahead for Global Blockchain Legislation; FBI Cryptocurrency Investigations; Regulatory Guidelines Emerge

Bloomberg news reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation ("FBI") has 130 pending cases which involve cryptocurrencies. Kyle Armstrong, a supervisory special agent with the FBI, made the comments on June 27, 2018, at the "Crypto Evolved" conference in New York City.

Digital Mints: How to Create Your Own Coins and Tokens

The first cryptocurrency emerged when Satoshi Nakamoto conceived Bitcoin in 2008. At the time, the world economy was approaching turmoil with the coming of the Great Recession. Economic crises typically result in centralized banks and governments buying themselves out of trouble by printing more money and flooding it into the economy. By contrast, Bitcoin created a financial system of limited supply with new coin mintage designated at strict ten minute intervals.