Author: MattMcall

Indian Minister Inaugurates Blockchain Center of Excellence in Bengaluru

Indian Minister Inaugurates Blockchain Center of Excellence in Bengaluru A Centre of Excellence in Blockchain Technology has been inaugurated by Indian Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Bengaluru. It will facilitate various government departments in their blockchain work, leading to large scale deployment of blockchain applications. Also read: Regulatory Roundup: […]

Why User Experience Is Crypto’s True ‘Killer App’

Why User Experience Is Crypto’s True ‘Killer App’ There’s been a lot of buzz in the space recently about the importance of user experience. Kim Dotcom’s proclamation that “Mass utility is going to lead to mass adoption,” speaks to this. Peter Schiff’s bitcoin wallet fiasco, CZ’s claim that centralized exchanges […]

Bitcoin Cash Sees Mining Pool Shift and Hashrate Surpass 4 Exahash

Bitcoin Cash Sees Mining Pool Shift and Hashrate Surpass 4 Exahash While people have watched the BTC network surpass 100 exahash per second (EH/s), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has been steadily gathering hashrate as well. Since the November 15, 2018 blockchain split, which produced the Bitcoin SV (BSV) chain, BCH hashrate […]

Crypto vs RBI: Exchange Counsel and RBI Take Center Stage at Supreme Court Today

Crypto vs RBI: Exchange Counsel and RBI Take Center Stage at Supreme Court Today India’s supreme court spent all day on Wednesday hearing extensive arguments from both the counsel representing crypto exchanges and the central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The counsel for the central bank confirmed again […]

Uzbekistan Prepares Crypto Tax Exemptions, Launches Licensed Exchange

Uzbekistan Prepares Crypto Tax Exemptions, Launches Licensed Exchange A new presidential decree in Uzbekistan envisages the introduction of tax exemptions for income obtained from operations involving crypto assets. The draft document published recently also incorporates proposals for the establishment of a blockchain valley and licensing regime for cryptocurrency miners. The […]

Vodafone Becomes 8th Company to Exit Libra Association

Vodafone Becomes 8th Company to Exit Libra Association After a spate of big names parting ways with the Libra Association late last year such as Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, and Ebay, British telecommunications giant Vodafone has become the latest to bid the ambitious digital asset project farewell. While Vodafone’s statement notes […]