Introducing RFK Jr. to Bitcoin’s Nashian Orientation

The Bitcoin-Backed Dollar in Dialogue  In July a bitcoin-related topic was broached by Robert Kennedy Jr., which to my knowledge has not been addressed by anyone holding the top office of the executive branch or a notable candidate for the position of President. Of course, John Nash’s Ideal Money is a perennial topic, one I … Read more

Bit Trade, the Kraken subsidiary operating in Australia, sued by the ASIC

Bit Trade allegedly neglected to establish a target market determination before offering its margin trading product to Australian clients. Bit Trade first received notification of its non-compliance with these obligations in June 2022. Bit Trade’s margin trading product has been used by at least 1160 Australian customers. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has … Read more

Malta consults on revised digital asset rules to align with MiCA

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has launched a public consultation on proposed changes to its digital asset regulations to align them with the European Union’s Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) regulations, which was signed into law in May and will come into force in 2024. “In order to ensure a smooth transition for Virtual Financial Assets (‘VFA’) Service Providers, … Read more

How Blockchain is Revolutionizing Healthcare | by Blockchain Today | Coinmonks | Sep, 2023

Blockchain has the potential to profoundly impact healthcare by bringing greater transparency, security, interoperability, and efficiency to patient data and medical systems. This emerging technology is uniquely well-suited to address some of healthcare’s most intractable challenges stemming from fragmented, siloed information and processes. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll examine the basics of how blockchain works … Read more

Bitcoin pioneer Hal Finney talks zk proofs in 25-year-old unearthed footage

Early Bitcoin (BTC) pioneer Hal Finney shared his vision for zero-knowledge proofs more than 25 years ago, a full decade before the launch of the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin.  The video, purportedly from the Crypto ‘98 conference held on Aug. 26, 1998, in Santa Barbara, shows Finney discussing in detail, the concept of zero-knowledge proofs — a … Read more

Cardano price: ADA poised as bears stay put

Cardano price was struggling to hold above $0.25 as cryptocurrencies traded mostly flat. ADA has however failed to break higher since the broader market dip last year. Cardano (ADA) is struggling for an upside push with the past week only seeing a 2.2% uptick as per data from CoinGecko at the time of writing. Indeed, … Read more

Japanese startups secure nod to issue digital assets for funding boost

Startups in Japan can now issue digital assets, including digital currency tokens, to raise funding, a report by local newspaper Nikkei has revealed. The move aims at opening funding opportunities for Japanese startups as the East Asian country pushes toward an ambitious goal of attracting JPY10 trillion (US$72 billion) in annual startup funding by 2027. … Read more