Russian tech and political executives denounce crypto ban proposal

[ad_1] Russia’s recent ban on crypto has drawn criticism from a number of big names, including Alexei Navalny’s chief of staff Leonid Volkov, and Telegram founder Pavel Durov. On Jan. 20, Russia’s Central Bank published a report proposing a blanket ban on domestic crypto trading and mining. The report stated that the risks of crypto are “much higher for emerging markets, including Russia.” However, it appears that this proposed ban isn’t universally accepted in the country. A Jan. 22 post by the Telegram founder, Pavel Durov stated that the proposed ban…

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World’s Largest Asset Manager Blackrock Files for Blockchain Tech ETF – Blockchain Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The New York-based multinational investment management corporation Blackrock has filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a blockchain tech exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Ishares blockchain tech ETF aims to track the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) index called the Factset Global Blockchain Technologies Index. Blackrock Files to Launch a Blockchain ETF The investment firm with $10 trillion in assets under management (AUM) as of January 2022, Blackrock, hopes to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) called the Ishares blockchain tech ETF. That’s according to a SEC filing submitted…

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Michael Jordan and Son Reveal First Tech Venture, Heir Platform to Feature NFTs and Leverage Solana – Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The legendary former professional basketball player Michael Jordan and his son Jeffrey Jordan have revealed they are getting into blockchain and Web 3.0 technology, according to an announcement published on December 15. The father and son duo’s first tech venture is called Heir Inc., a platform that aims to connect loyal fans with popular athletes. Furthermore, Jordan’s tech platform aims to launch a token called “heir” built on the Solana blockchain. Jordan Duo to Launch Heir Platform in 2022, Heir Token to be Built on Solana Michael Jordan and…

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How the NFT market leveraged blockchain tech for explosive growth

[ad_1] It’s fun to talk about nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, because they are the perfect example of how the impact of blockchain technology in people’s lives goes way beyond the financial market. As we could see in hundreds of headlines in the past few months, they have gripped the world’s attention because they are a new manner of interacting with culture, music, sports and the media. This article will clarify what NFTs are, how they work, how the NFT boom started, and why blockchain technology has made it possible for…

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State Street to provide tech for institutional Bitcoin trading platform

[ad_1] State Street, the second-oldest operating bank in the United States, is moving into the cryptocurrency industry by agreeing to provide its technology for a new crypto trading platform. Currenex, a forex technology provider owned by State Street, has entered into an agreement with crypto firm Puremarkets to provide its trading infrastructure and tech for the new crypto trading platform Pure Digital. Announcing the news Thursday, Pure Digital said that it will also collaborate with State Street to further explore the digital currency trading industry. According to the announcement, Pure…

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New tech allows crypto users to mint NFTs with ‘proof of presence’

[ad_1] The latest product from IoTeX, a privacy-focused platform for the Internet of Things, reportedly brings the concept of a smartphone’s trusted execution environment with real-world data to the crypto space. Head of business development at IoTeX Larry Pang told Cointelegraph that the firm’s Pebble Tracker, a device capable of recording and encrypting data from the physical world, offers a new way to bring data ownership to users. Pebble Tracker is reportedly able to capture data including location, temperature, air quality, motion, and even light levels and record it securely…

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SpankChain and Blockchain Tech: Freedom of Self-Expression

[ad_1] SpankChain is not your typical startup. It’s actually centered around porn and it managed to raise $6 million for its ICO back in 2017. Maybe not being a typical startup or ICO is just what SpankChain needs to make it nowadays. SpankChain has managed to differentiate itself from its ICO and actually deliver a stable, usable platform for many users. Since the site launched in April to late October, it has paid over $70 000 to over 30 camgirls. Some of the camgirls are actually making more on SpankChain…

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