Roland Antonides, CFA
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European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): With the right technical architecture and legal analysis, companies can harness the benefits of a blockchain while ensuring that data stored on a blockchain is compliant with GDPR requirements.

The Marshall Islands: The sovereign will be launched through an initial coin offering and supply is supposed to be capped at 24 million tokens, as a precaution against inflation.

Commerzbank: Germany's Commerzbank and multinational conglomerate Thyssenkrupp successfully conducted a foreign exchange transaction on a blockchain platform.

Buy land using Ripple: 27 acre piece of land in California


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Op Ed: Five Things Blockchain Firms Need to Know About the GDPR

Op Ed: Five Things Blockchain Firms Need to Know About the GDPR

bitcoinmagazine.com

With the right technical architecture and legal analysis, companies can harness the benefits of a blockchain while ensuring that data stored on a blockchain is GDRP-compliant.

The Marshall Islands replaces the US dollar with its own cryptocurrency

The Marshall Islands replaces the US dollar with its own cryptocurrency

theverge.com

The Marshall Islands signed into law its own sovereign cryptocurrency that will be circulated as legal tender.

Commerzbank Conducts €500k FX Transaction Using R3's Corda - CoinDesk

Commerzbank Conducts €500k FX Transaction Using R3's Corda - CoinDesk

coindesk.com

Thyssenkrupp successfully conducted a foreign exchange transaction using R3's Corda blockchain in partnership with Germany's Commerzebank.

You Can Now Buy Land In California Using Ripple (XRP) - Ethereum World News

You Can Now Buy Land In California Using Ripple (XRP) - Ethereum World News

ethereumworldnews.com

Any news with respect to Cryptocurrency adoption is welcome news and especially during this time period of market turmoil that has seen Bitcoin (BTC) drop to the lower levels of $7,000. The King of Cr

New Report Suggests Average ICO Investor Sees 82% Profit

New Report Suggests Average ICO Investor Sees 82% Profit

cointelegraph.com

A new analysis of over 4,000 ICOs has found that crypto tokens generate “abnormal positive returns,” with the average ICO investor seeing 82% returns.

Banking Is Only The Beginning: 36 Big Industries Blockchain Could Transform

Banking Is Only The Beginning: 36 Big Industries Blockchain Could Transform

cbinsights.com

Banking isn't the only industry that could be affected by blockchain tech. Law enforcement, ride hailing, and many other sectors could also have blockchain in their future.

Singapore Fires Compliance Warning at 8 Crypto Exchanges, Orders an ICO to Halt Sales

Singapore Fires Compliance Warning at 8 Crypto Exchanges, Orders an ICO to Halt Sales

cointelegraph.com

Singapore regulators have reminded eight cryptocurrency exchanges of the need to have legal permission to trade securities or futures contracts.

China Is Warming Up To Bitcoin Again

China Is Warming Up To Bitcoin Again

forbes.com

Bitcoin is an innovation China cannot say “no” to.

Cryptocurrencies: A Path to Ideal Money – Fragments Protocol Blog – Medium

Cryptocurrencies: A Path to Ideal Money – Fragments Protocol Blog – Medium

medium.com

Mathematician and economist John Nash, famous for his Nobel winning work on non-cooperative game theory, first conceived Ideal Money…

How to prove that you know something, without revealing it? Zero-knowledge proofs, ZCash,

How to prove that you know something, without revealing it? Zero-knowledge proofs, ZCash,

hackernoon.com

Recently a new term started buzzing around in Crypto community — Zero Knowledge Proof or ZK-Snark.

With at least $1.3 billion invested globally in 2018, VC funding for blockchain blows past

With at least $1.3 billion invested globally in 2018, VC funding for blockchain blows past

techcrunch.com

Although bitcoin and blockchain technology may not take up quite as much mental bandwidth for the general public as it did just a few months ago, companies in the space continue to rake in capital fro

Is Amazon Adding Ripple (XRP) By the End of 2018?

Is Amazon Adding Ripple (XRP) By the End of 2018?

cryptorecorder.com

Ripple (XRP) has been the main topic of many speculations revolving around the most recent rumor that has been released into the public by an anonymous source, and possibly by an overly enthusiasti…

5 popular custody solutions for individuals and institutions » Brave New Coin

5 popular custody solutions for individuals and institutions » Brave New Coin

bravenewcoin.com

With an urgent need for safe, secure storage, we are now seeing a growing variety of custody options available for digital assets, both to individual investors and institutional players such as hedge

The Swiss are using blockchain to refine their clunky business incorporation process

The Swiss are using blockchain to refine their clunky business incorporation process

businessinsider.com

Here’s a little-known fact: it’s approximately as difficult and time-consuming to incorporate a business in Switzerland as it is in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Bitcoin Data Science (Pt. 1): HODL Waves – Unchained Capital Blog

Bitcoin Data Science (Pt. 1): HODL Waves – Unchained Capital Blog

blog.unchained-capital.com

A “HODL Wave” occurs when a cohort of new investors buys Bitcoin during a rally and holds through a downturn into the next market cycle.

Why We’re Putting Sports Cards on the Blockchain – CryptoStrikers – Medium

Why We’re Putting Sports Cards on the Blockchain – CryptoStrikers – Medium

medium.com

Introducing CryptoStrikers, and the four things made possible by building it on Ethereum.

Families in Caracas Are Mining for Crypto on Free Electricity

Families in Caracas Are Mining for Crypto on Free Electricity

bloomberg.com

The craze is the result of hyperinflation mixed with free electricity.

Investors Bet $4 Billion on a Cryptocurrency Startup

Investors Bet $4 Billion on a Cryptocurrency Startup

wsj.com

Start-up company block.one is on track to raise $4 billion through a yearlong sale of digital tokens—the largest fundraising of its kind—even as investors still don’t know how the company will use the

Shanghai Startup to Use Blockchain to Verify Wine Origin, Fight Counterfeits

Shanghai Startup to Use Blockchain to Verify Wine Origin, Fight Counterfeits

cointelegraph.com

Shanghai-based startup VeChain is testing a blockchain application to verify the wine supply chain and fight counterfeits.

Bloomberg: US DOJ Opens Criminal Investigation Into BTC, ETH Price Manipulation

Bloomberg: US DOJ Opens Criminal Investigation Into BTC, ETH Price Manipulation

cointelegraph.com

Bloomberg reports that the U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal probe into the illegal practices that could result in the manipulation of crypto markets.