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HSBC: Blockchain Tech Could Complement Central Bank Policies
UK banking group HSBC has outlined how the blockchain could be utilized to facilitate or enhance unconventional central bank policies.
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Research: Federal Reserve Needs Power Over Bitcoin
A new research paper explores how central banks could seek to proactively regulate digital currency markets to avoid future crises.
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Forget Gold, Bitcoin is Backed by Time
Travis Patron argues that bitcoin is an intrinsically valuable form of money because it is regulated through time-bound algorithms.
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Did Mathematician John Nash Help Invent Bitcoin?
Digital money researcher Travis Patron explains why the late American mathematician John Nash may have influenced the creation of bitcoin.
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Volatility, Deflation and Manipulation: A Response to Bitcoin's Critics
Criticisms from bitcoin pundits in the press almost always boil down to a few common misconceptions, argues Jon Matonis.
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VoidSpace Aims To Let Gamers Mine Dogecoin – With Lasers
An indie game developer hopes to marry gaming economies and cryptocurrencies. But he needs dollars first.
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Why the OECD Needs to do its Homework on Bitcoin
A recently published working paper grossly misunderstood the economic nature of bitcoin, says the Bitcoin Foundation's Jon Matonis.
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US Federal Reserve Official Says He's Interested in Bitcoin Technology
Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Narayana Kocherlakota addressed bitcoin during a town hall meeting today.
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Why Bitcoin is Fated for Boom and Bust
As human beings, we may not be able to prevent it due to its emotionally-charged discourse.
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Fear of Russian Ban Caused Bitcoin Moscow Conference Cancellation
Russia’s bitcoin “ban” threw digital currency enthusiasts to a point of canceling a conference, but confidence remains.
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