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Could Cryptocurrencies Soothe International Tensions?

It’s natural to think about the potential growth and profitability of cryptocurrency, but with an internationally accepted currency in place, the practical benefits could be enormous. Depending on how the currency is adopted, a stable, internationally recognized currency could have the power to soothe international tensions—and make the world a …

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Crypto and Compliance Are the Odd Couple That Everyone Wishes Will Get Along Better

A technology sector that began with the idea of anonymous peer-to-peer payments is now seeing the value in aligning with traditional finance, and that means compliance with KYC regulations. Expect fireworks as compliance and cryptocurrencies collide Almost 20 years after the first AML (Anti-Money Laundering) legislation arrived, regulators across the world …

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Scala.js 1.0.0 improves JavaScript interoperability

Scala.js, a dialect of the Scala programming language that compiles to JavaScript, has reached 1.0.0 status after seven years of development.  Unveiled February 25, the Scala.js 1.0.0 release promises better runtime performance, better interoperability with JavaScript libraries, and improved portability with respect to Scala and the JVM. [ Also on …

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SEC Commissioner ‘Crypto Mom’ Calls for Blockchain Safe Harbor

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce, nicknamed “Crypto Mom” by the blockchain community, has outlined a formal proposal to provide a three-year safe harbor for token projects. Speaking at the International Blockchain Congress in Chicago on 6 February 2020, Commissioner Peirce, unveiled her plan, that if adopted, would grant project developers a three-year grace …

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