Luxembourg Lawmakers Pass Blockchain Bill Into Law
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Luxembourg Lawmakers Pass Blockchain Bill Into Law

Luxembourg lawmakers have passed bill 7363 into law, aiming to encourage the use of blockchain technology in the country’s financial services. According to an official announcement published by the…

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China’s Guangdong Province To Issue Blockchain-Based Electronic Tax Invoices 
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China’s Guangdong Province To Issue Blockchain-Based Electronic Tax Invoices 

The Guangdong Municipal Taxation Bureau will begin implementing a blockchain-based electronic invoice platform for the e-commerce industry. According to a February 18 report from the Southern News Network,…

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Crypto Brokerage Coinmama Suffers Massive Breach, 450,000 Users Affected
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Crypto Brokerage Coinmama Suffers Massive Breach, 450,000 Users Affected

Coinmama, an Israeli crypto brokerage which allows users to purchase Bitcoin and Ethereum with credit cards, has suffered a major data breach. According to a February 15 company…

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Indonesia Now Recognizes Crypto as Trading Commodity
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Indonesia Now Recognizes Crypto as Trading Commodity

Indonesia has introduced new legislation that recognizes Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a trading commodity. According to a February 15 KrASIA report, this gives legal certainty to cryptocurrency exchanges that…

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Japan’s Economic Alliance Wants Lower Taxes on Crypto Trading Income
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Japan’s Economic Alliance Wants Lower Taxes on Crypto Trading Income

The Japan Association of New Economy (JANE) wants the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) to reduce the current tax rate for crypto trading income. According to an official JANE document published on…

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Export Deal Between Argentina And Paraguay Settled With Bitcoin
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Export Deal Between Argentina And Paraguay Settled With Bitcoin

An export deal between Argentina and Paraguay has been settled with cryptocurrencies, namely Bitcoin. According to a February 14 report from Cointelegraph en Español, this marks the first…

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Nakamoto’s Den Announces Biggest Blockchain Event in Cyprus for 2019
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Nakamoto’s Den Announces Biggest Blockchain Event in Cyprus for 2019

Nakamoto’s Den, an upcoming blockchain event on February 19 and 20, is one of Europe’s major blockchain conferences in 2019, featuring the world’s first live investment battle between…

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Coinbase Pays $30,000 Bounty For the Discovery of Critical Bug
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Coinbase Pays $30,000 Bounty For the Discovery of Critical Bug

Coinbase, a major United States cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service, has given out a $30,000 reward for finding a critical bug in its system. According to a report…

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Blockchain Slashed Forex Trading Costs by 25%, HSBC Exec Says
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Blockchain Slashed Forex Trading Costs by 25%, HSBC Exec Says

Mark Williamson, chief operating officer of FX cash trading and risk management at HSBC, said that the bank’s blockchain-based system has helped it cut the costs of settling foreign…

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Spanish Region Aragon Gives $13 Million to Develop New Tech, Including Blockchain
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Spanish Region Aragon Gives $13 Million to Develop New Tech, Including Blockchain

The government of the Spanish autonomous community of Aragon has allocated over $13 million for the development of “Industry 4.0,” which includes blockchain, AI, and other emerging technologies. According to…

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