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Report: Russian State Duma to Review Crypto Regulation, Oil-Backed Crypto in Development

Report: Russian State Duma to Review Crypto Regulation, Oil-Backed Crypto in Development

The Russian State Duma plans to review and adopt new cryptocurrency regulation in March. The Russian State Duma (the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Russia) plans to review and adopt new cryptocurrency regulation in March.  The former Energy Minister Igor Yusufov is also proposing an oil-backed crypto, Russian financial outlet Rambler reported on […]

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Derivatives Giant Fidelity Investments Receives and Passes on the Lightning Torch

Derivatives Giant Fidelity Investments Receives and Passes on the Lightning Torch

Financial derivatives company Fidelity Investments has received and passed on the Lightning Torch. Financial derivatives giant Fidelity Investments received and passed on the Lightning Torch, as revealed by tweet by the company sent on Feb. 22. Just like the Olympic torch, the Lightning Torch is being passed between members of the Lightning Network community. The […]

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Blockchain Company CasperLabs Appoints Ethereum Researcher Vlad Zamfir as Lead Architect

Blockchain Company CasperLabs Appoints Ethereum Researcher Vlad Zamfir as Lead Architect

Vlad Zamfir, an Ethereum Foundation researcher, will join CasperLabs to develop their PoS consensus algorithm. Blockchain protocol research and development company CasperLabs has appointed Ethereum Foundation researcher Vlad Zamfir as lead consensus protocol architect, a Medium post by the company reveals on Feb. 22. CasperLabs is a company trying to develop the so-called correct-by-construction Casper […]

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Canadian Banks Wary of QuadrigaCX Assets’ Origins, Cite Money Laundering Concerns

Canadian Banks Wary of QuadrigaCX Assets’ Origins, Cite Money Laundering Concerns

Canadian banks showed hesitation concerning the management of insolvent cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX’s assets. Canadian banks have showed hesitation concerning the management of insolvent cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX’s assets, national public broadcaster CBC reports on Feb. 22. QuadrigaCX has faced financial difficulty following the sudden death of its founder Gerry Cotten, who was the allegedly only one […]

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Parity Developer Quits Ethereum Projects Amid Outrage Sparked by Recent Tweet

Parity Developer Quits Ethereum Projects Amid Outrage Sparked by Recent Tweet

Parity’s release manager Afri Schoeden admitted to quitting Ethereum projects following controversial tweets about the network’s Serenity upgrade. Afri Schoeden, release manager at blockchain infrastructure firm Parity Technologies, has quit all Ethereum projects after a controversial tweet that sparked outrage on social media. Schoeden spoke to blockchain media BreakerMag on Thursday, Feb. 21. In his […]

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Stanford Researchers Develop Privacy Mechanism for Ethereum Smart Contract

Stanford Researchers Develop Privacy Mechanism for Ethereum Smart Contract

Researchers from Stanford University have developed a privacy mechanism called Zether, which is compatible with Ethereum and other smart contract platforms. Researchers from the Stanford University and Visa Research have developed a privacy mechanism for Ethereum (ETH) smart contracts. A paper describing the mechanism was published on Stanford University’s Applied Cryptography Group website on Feb. […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, EOS, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, Tron, Binance Coin, Cardano: Price Analysis, Feb. 22

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, EOS, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, Tron, Binance Coin, Cardano: Price Analysis, Feb. 22

Institutional investors are getting more involved in the crypto space as fundamentals are improving. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is […]

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University of California Researchers Propose Blockchain System for Clinical Data

University of California Researchers Propose Blockchain System for Clinical Data

University of California academics have proposed a system for running clinical trials using blockchain technology. Academics from the University of California, San Francisco, have proposed a method of sharing medical data using a blockchain-based system. An article outlining their research published by international research journal Nature on Feb. 22. The researchers reportedly developed a blockchain-powered […]

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