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Roundup – 13/11/2018 – Venezuela Promotes Petro to OPEC Countries as a Unit of Account & more

Venezuela Promotes Petro to OPEC Countries as a Unit of Account Manuel Quevedo, Venezuela’s petroleum minister, stated that the Petro is part of Venezuela’s program of economic recovery. He further made some confusing statements about the future of Petro in the OPEC states saying that “[w]e will use Petro in OPEC as a solid and […]

Roundup – 11/10/2018 – First 32 MB Blocks, SEC Files Charges against Decentralized Exchange for the First Time & more

First ever 32 MB blocks on the BCH chain Miners have processed the first ever 32 MB blocks on the BCH blockchain yesterday. The block has confirmed successfully more than 166,000 transactions. A few hours later the next four 32 MB blocks were mined. The community celebrated the block creation. Two of these ‘mega blocks’ […]

Roundup – 19/10/2018 – Did Tron mislead its users regarding Baidu partnership? & more

Did Tron mislead its users and investors by claiming partnership with Baidu? Yesterday, Tron announced that it scored a partnership with Baidu. Justin Sun, the founder of Tron announced beforehand that Tron has ‘finally’ a partnership with an industry giant. However, it turned out that Tron is just using and buying services of Baidu. Apparently, […]

Roundup 03/10/18 – 1broker shutdown by FBI & more

 Binance takes advantage of China’s crypto crackdown Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchange pd latforms in the world is benefiting from China cryptocurrency crackdown. As noted by SCMP, Zhao Changpeng, the founder is using regulatory arbitrage to make sure that Binance becomes the largest cryptocurrency exchange platform in the world. Read more. Venezuela releases […]

Roundup – 21/09/2018 – Maduro reorganizes economy around XPD, AUD-alternative to Tether

Maduro reorganizes Venezuelan economy around the PetroDollar Maduro started to structure Venezuela’s economy around the PetroDollar (XPD). It is the first cryptocurrency that backs fiat money as the Bolivar is now pegged to XPD.  In addition to that, Maduro also ordered Venezuelan Banks to adopt PetroDollar as an accounting unit. He even decreed that companies […]

Roundup: 20/08/2018 – Blockchain law society founded in Seoul, Bitoasis collaborates with supraregional regulators, Venezuela declares XPD official currency

Official Blockchain law society founded in Seoul Judges and law experts in South Korea are forming an association to discuss blockchain, cryptocurrencies surrounding laws and legal issues. They will have their founding meeting on the 24th of August. The association will be open to the public. The first meeting will take place in the Seoul […]

PetroDollar World’s first state-owned Cryptocurrency – good or bad News?

Venezuela launched its own cryptocurrency back in December 2017. But so far it seems, it has only been in its test phase. As only from today on (20th August) the Venezuelan state declared that the Petro is its official currency.  It will coexist with Venezuela’s fiat currency, the Bolivar. But what does that mean for […]

Venezuela and Iran – Why it is good that Rogue States adopt Crypto

Venezuela launched its own cryptocurrency last year. Now Iran is following. The middle-eastern country is reacting to US sanctions that will be enforced from the 6th of August on. To avoid the sanctions, Iran relies on cryptocurrencies. While Iranians buy into Bitcoin & Co. to avoid losing money through the plummeting Rial, the Iranian state […]