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Paul Krugman says blockchains are useless. Oliver Hart, who is serving as an advisor for a blockchain governance and design firm to help make better EDCCs (aka smart contracts), says they can be great for automating certain business dealings and assisting in legal disputes.
The video game developer recently pulled “Abstractism” from the Steam web store due to allegations that the game had been scamming customers, but some believe the application was also used for unauthorized cryptocurrency mining.
On July 26, 2018, the US Securities and Exchange Commission published a 92-page document, which explains why the agency disapproved a proposed rule change seeking to list and trade shares of the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust.
Although Switzerland has become a hotbed for initial coin offerings, the country’s financial regulator (FINMA) hasn’t taken kindly to violations of banking laws. Envion AG, which raised more than $100 million from investors, is the second major ICO that has stirred up controversy in Switzerland.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission extended the deadline to approve or disapprove a proposed rule change associated with NYSE Arca’s potential listing of Direxion’s bitcoin-tied exchange-traded funds.
Distributed ledger technology “has great potential to benefit customers not just in the financial services industry, but across many industries,” said Leonard Law, the global product management lead for Google Cloud for Financial Services. “We’re excited to bring these developer tools to Google Cloud."