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Top Business Schools Add Bitcoin Classes, Expand Cryptocurrency MBA Course Offerings

Top-ranked business schools have hopped on the bitcoin bandwagon by expanding their course offerings on cryptocurrencies and blockchain. The move to offer more crypto-related MBA classes was fueled by growing demand from students, as well as from corporate recruiters, especially those in venture capital. Kevin Werbach, a professor at the Wharton School of the University … Continued

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Pakistan Central Bank Bans Banks from Cryptocurrency, ICO Transactions

Pakistan’s central bank has told banks and other financial services providers not to support virtual currency transactions. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) advised the general public in a statement on its website and in a tweet that it regulates both domestic and international payment and money transfer services.   Pakistan’s announcement on Friday follows

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Opinion: India’s Cryptocurrency Crackdown Infringes on Fundamental Law

In this opinion piece, Mohammed Danish, a lawyer practicing at the Delhi High Court in India, argues that the Indian central bank’s recent directive to bar banking services to cryptocurrency exchanges is not sustainable by law. You can direct your queries to the Author at cryptokanoon@gmail.com. The year 2018 does not seem to bestow a sigh … Continued

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Free Publicity: Venezuela Thanks Trump’s Petro Ban for Doubling Investors

The executive secretary of Venezuela’s Blockchain Observatory, Daniel Peña, recently did an interview for the country’s Cuatro F newspaper, in which he claims Donald Trump’s Petro (PTR) ban was free publicity for the oil-backed cryptocurrency. So much so, it allegedly helped double the number of interested investors. As covered by CCN, US President Donald Trump

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Central Bank Cryptos, Vitalik Trolls and Hard Forks: This week in Crypto

Make sure you check out last weeks post here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week.  Price Watch: Bitcoin is up 3%  this week gaining back some of the 20% it lost last week. The price was largely sideways this week retesting $7,000 and $7,350 before coming back down to $6,980 and failing to hold … Continued

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Retailer Adoption of Bitcoin is Growing in the US and Canada, Despite Price Fall

Earlier this week, leading US electronics retailer Newegg expanded its bitcoin integration to its platform in Canada, allowing millions of customers based in Canada to pay for products with bitcoin. Increasing Retailer Adoption Newegg CEO Danny Lee emphasized that the value of bitcoin has skyrocketed since 2014, when the company first integrated bitcoin, and noted

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Arizona’s Corporate Blockchain Bill Becomes Law

Arizona just advanced its ranking among blockchain-friendly states, bringing corporations one step closer to submitting all of their data on distributed ledger technology. Governor Doug Ducey has signed House Bill 2603, or the Corporations/Blockchain Technology bill, as an amendment to the Arizona Revised Statutes, which already supports “signatures and records secured through blockchain technology and smart

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Billionaire Mark Cuban Hates Bitcoin and Gold Equally: ‘I’d Buy a Pet Rock First’

Tech billionaire Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, hates both gold and bitcoin, saying they’re not viable alternatives to currency. “I hate gold. Gold is a religion,” Cuban told Kitco (video below). “I do not see gold as an alternative to currency. Not at all. Let’s put it this way: I don’t see people in Puerto

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Wall Street Banker Quits to Advise ICO Startups – Report

Brian Wirtz must have been a fish out of water at Credit Suisse Group AG. The investment banker for the bank’s tech, media and telecom group was more interested in evangelizing cryptocurrencies than he was traditional deals, and most likely that made him the odd man out at a firm as traditional as Credit Suisse. … Continued

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Bitcoin Price Increases by 4%, Eyes Move to $7,000 as Market Gains $19 Billion

Over the past 24 hours, the cryptocurrency market has gained $19 billion, from $248 billion to $257 billion, as major cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and Ethereum recovered from their recent losses, as bitcoin price rose 4%. Bitcoin’s Rise On April 6, the bitcoin price fell from $7,000 to $6,500. Traders were anticipating a potential drop to … Continued

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Central Bank Digital Currency Could Go Live This Year: R3 Research Director

A form of central bank issued digital currency (CBDC) could go live this year, according to Antony Lewis, R3 director of research, cash and CBDC strategy, speaking on panel of experts at the Deconomy conference this week at the Walkerhill Hotel in South Korea. All panelists speaking on “Industry Evolution Through Distributed Ledger” were hopeful that CBDC … Continued

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Coinbase to Support the Withdrawal of Bitcoin Forks

US bitcoin exchange Coinbase has preempted any backlash from its user base for supporting bitcoin forks. The company announced on its blog plans to support the withdrawal of Bitcoin Forks across its suite of products for the foreseeable future. We’ve already seen several new coins created from Bitcoin Forks, the most common among them being … Continued

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