Articles by tag: bitcoin

Should Distributed Ledger Technology Leaders Play in the EU’s Regulatory Sandbox?

Distributed Ledger Technology

Regulation. It’s a four-letter word in some sectors. But for distributed ledger technology and the larger cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, the various high-profile collapses in the last several months have forced many innovators and legislators to feel regulation for the industry is far overdue. In December 2022, The Global Digital Asset and Cryptocurrency Association…

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Visa Enters Digital Wallets, Crypto, and the Metaverse with Patent Applications

Visa made news recently with its applications for two United States patents related to digital wallets, non-fungible tokens and the metaverse. While it may come as a surprise to some, it is not uncommon for payment giants to file patent applications in these arenas. American Express has recently made a similar move. Emmanuel Daniel, author…

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Should Big Cryptocrime Sow Doubt in Crypto’s Safety?

The Feds just seized nearly $3.4 billion in stolen bitcoin from a cryptothief. This is clearly bad news for that thief, but it also begs the question: Is this a PR problem for the crypto industry? If you can steal billions in crypto assets, is the decentralized infrastructure really all that safe for companies…

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Understanding MiCA: EU’s Next Steps Toward a Greener Cryptomining Market

The cryptocurrency industry is preparing to welcome its newest set of regulations from the largest ruling body to date, as 27 countries adopt a “uniform legal framework for crypto-assets.” The EU passed its Markets in Crypto-assets (MiCA) bill on March 14, a first draft of rules covering previously unregulated aspects of the crypto market in…

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How to Visualize Token Trust Chain, with Meeco

In an episode of “Gossip about Gossip,” podcast host and Senior Vice President of Hedera, Zenobia Godschalk chatted with Katryna Dow, CEO and founder at Meeco, an Australian-based technology company, about token trust. As the growth and popularity of digital tokens increase, so do privacy and environmental concerns. Dow was inspired to create Meeco many…

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Weaver: Beyond the Numbers
Beyond the Numbers: Tax Considerations When Investing in Crypto

Two terms many people are familiar with these days are crypto and blockchain. However, the familiarity does not always translate into understanding. There are plenty of questions about cryptocurrency and blockchain, so Weaver’s Beyond the Numbers reached out to Tim Savage, who oversees tax services for Weaver’s Cryptocurrency Task Force, to help answer those questions….

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Weaver On-Chain: The Blockchain World

In this exciting debut episode of Weaver On-Chain, host Tim Savage, CPA, Blockchain & Digital Assets, Tax Services welcomes world-renowned expert Dr. Sean Stein SmithDBA, CPA as his inaugural guest on a podcast dedicated to the exciting world of cryptocurrency and the blockchain industry. Sean holds many titles including Assistant Professor at City University of…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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Not Your Father’s Data Center: Mining for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
October 26, 2021

Fred Thiel, CEO of Marathon Digital Holdings, one of the largest bitcoin mining operations in North America, joined host Raymond Hawkins to discuss cryptocurrency. From blockchain to bitcoin, Thiel covered it all, including all the nooks and crannies in between. “The blockchain is essentially a chain of linked blocks that each block consists of a…

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Will AMC’s Decision to Accept Bitcoin Generate Crypto Momentum?
August 11, 2021

Some significant news in the cryptocurrency was finally made official recently, as theater juggernaut AMC announced that it would begin accepting Bitcoin by the end of 2021. The theater chain will also begin accepting Apple Pay and Google Pay, though the Bitcoin announcement was obviously the star of the show when CEO Adam Aron hopped…

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IMF Says Crypto Isn’t Fit to Become Legal Tender; Are They Right or Wrong?
August 11, 2021

The International Monetary Fund has taken a bold stand regarding crypto, the increasingly popular alternative currency — it’s not fit to become legal tender or official national currency, coming off the heels of El Salvador’s bitcoin announcement. What does this mean for the currency’s future, and does the IMF’s background in Latin America add…

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NASCAR Is Going Crypto – Will Others Follow?
July 12, 2021

Recently, JD Motorsports’ driver of the No. 4 Chevrolet Landon Cassill received a new-age sponsorship offer from Voyager Digital, a crypto-asset trading platform. The organization agreed to not only sponsor the car, but to pay Cassill’s full salary in cryptocurrency, breaking new ground for the payment method. The sponsorship raises a variety of questions. Will…

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NASCAR’s Landon Cassill Becomes First Driver To Be Paid In Crypto
July 1, 2021

“It doesn’t surprise me that Landon’s the first one, because I think he thinks about partnership marketing and how to be relevant to the brand.” The NASCAR and cryptocurrency worlds are converging around a crypto-asset trading platform, adding a professional racer to the shortlist of professional athletes paid in crypto, and the first NASCAR driver…

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What Could the International Crypto Mining Crackdown Mean for North American Miners?
June 30, 2021

According to MicroStrategy Inc. Chief Executive Officer Michael Saylor, China’s crackdown on cryptocurrencies could become a “trillion-dollar” mistake, and has already brought a windfall to Bitcoin miners in North America. Listen to his thoughts on this and more below.   “it’s a great windfall for North American Bitcoin miners” Host: Let’s talk about the crackdown…

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Bitcoin’s Impact on Cash Storage for American Retailers
June 17, 2021

Has the hype around cryptocurrency blinded people to the drawbacks? Is it a payment method or an investment? Will it still be relevant in 20 years? With all the noise around cryptocurrency, it can be difficult to sort out the pros and cons. To discuss the latest trends in cryptocurrency and how it compares to…

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How Will the World Strike a Balance Between Fiat and Cryptocurrencies?
June 10, 2021

Oleg Kurchenko is an entrepreneur and the Founder of the digital assets exchange Binaryx. “Today, we’re talking about current cryptocurrency versus fiat currencies, and that conversation has been on the airwaves for years at this point. A lot of people are talking about Bitcoin or GameStop, and it’s easy to see why. Currency discussions are reaching…

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Kraken CEO on U.S. Users, Crypto Volatility
June 9, 2021

Kraken, the popular crypto exchange, has now brought their mobile trading platform to users in the U.S. The company states users will now be able to trade over 50-tokens on the platform, straight from their mobile phones. CEO Jesse Powell spoke with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang.   “You got to be able to have an iron…

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