When the SPAC met the blockchain

In the SPAC game, it’s important to ensure you’re not seen as just another chancer who’s going to lose your investors’ money. That’s why when you’re drawing up presentations for those investors on your mergers and acquisitions, you take time to properly demonstrate just how your target company is going to create some value. And […]

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The future of online gaming is now

In online gaming, most of what you find that is considered legendary or rare is by pure luck. Sometimes you can use this special item, and sometimes you have to level up, but having it makes you a commodity on two levels. The first is the future of your character is bright once you get […]

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New bill would legally recognize digital signatures on a blockchain

Rep. David Schweikert, a Republican congressperson from Arizona, has referred a new bill to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce that, if passed, would recognize digital signatures on the blockchain as enforceable by law. This is particularly important for the enforceability of smart contracts, which automate transactions or other contractual obligations according to binding, pre-specified rules. Smart-contract […]

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Blockchain enters Polish administration

The European Commission is preparing to implement regulations that will help fully use the potential of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. EU officials are working on legal solutions that will make cryptocurrencies a full-fledged financial instrument accepted in all member states. Blockchain, however, is also waiting for use in many other industries. “There is great […]

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Blockchain Regulations Must Empower Those Outside the Traditional Banking System

@nina-wongNina Wong Currently located in the UK, tech junkie, journalist, advocate, and bird lover. Banking and finance instruments have slowly evolved from being exclusively accessible to the fortunate few to becoming widely accessible to the masses, who are now able to transact with relative ease and accumulate wealth. Cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, offer similar kinds of […]

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These China-based notaries are using the Blockchain to manage their client’s cases

40 firms have used Shanghai’s blockchain-powered notary platform to handle over 3,000 cases since its launch in January. According to Jiemian, the “Hui Cun” platform (which is managed by Shanghai Xuhui Notary Public) is a blockchain-based electronic data storage protocol that exercises notarization functions. It stores pictures, videos, and screen recordings on the platform via […]

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Blockchain Bites: Ethereum’s Economy, Estonia’s CBDC Research, Coinbase’s Severances

CoinDesk is preparing for invest: ethereum economy with a special series of newsletters focused on Ethereum’s past, present and future. Every day until the event, the team behind Blockchain Bites will dive into an aspect of Ethereum that excites or confuses them. The Top Shelf news you subscribed to is down below.  Now a few words from CoinDesk’s Managing Director of […]

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