ASSOCHAM to organize global Bitcoin and Blockchain event in India

Announcements | February 26, 2017 By:

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) announced it is organizing a global Bitcoin and Blockchain event to understand the opportunities and challenges associated with cryptocurrencies.

The international scale event titled “Bitcoin & Blockchain: The State of Cryptocurrency – Opportunities and Challenges for Indian Economy” is scheduled to happen on March 3,

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Blockchain Capital hires Spencer Bogart as managing director and head of research

Announcements | February 23, 2017 By:

Blockchain Capital announced the hiring of Spencer Bogart as managing director and head of research.

Bogart is perhaps best known in the bitcoin community as the author behind Needham & Company’s various reports on bitcoin and blockchain technology. While most Wall Street analysts are lambasted by bitcoin believers due to their misunderstandings of the digital asset,

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Poland’s financial official calls for cryptocurrency regulation

Regulation | February 23, 2017 By:

Poland’s Financial Ombudsman, Aleksandra Wiktorow, has called on the country’s Ministry of Finance to regulate the local cryptocurrency industry.

Wiktorow told local radio broadcaster Polskie Radio that her office has filed an official letter to the ministry in which it said that Poland’s cryptocurrency market is experiencing rapid growth and should be subject to regulations that would protect customers of cryptocurrency exchanges.

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Blockchain Intelligence Group launches QLUE version codename Deep Cove

Blockchain | February 20, 2017 By:

Blockchain Intelligence Group (BIG) has announced the launch of QLUE version codename Deep Cove.

According to the official release, QLUE incorporates various techniques and advanced search algorithms to detect suspicious activity within bitcoin transactions, use of “Dark Web” tools such as Tor, and other methods commonly employed by criminals to cover illegal activity.

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