Bitcoin exchange Coinbase ceases operations in Hawaii

Announcements | February 28, 2017 By:

Coinbase announced that it is forced to stop supporting customers in Hawaii due to the requirements of a new policy imposed by the Hawaii Division of Financial Institutions (DFI).

Coinbase clarified that it has no objection to the DFI’s requirement of digital currency businesses to be licensed under the state’s Money Transmission Act.

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IOHK and University of Edinburgh to collaborate on blockchain research hub

Blockchain | February 27, 2017 By:

IOHK, a leading blockchain research and development company and the University of Edinburgh have established a blockchain technology laboratory at the latter’s School of Informatics. Academics and students will collaborate on research and industry concerns.

Aggelos Kiayias, a cryptography professor at the University of Edinburgh who joined IOHK as its chief scientist last October,

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