New York Launches A Crypto Task Force

It was revealed today by NYS Assembly Member Clyde Vanel in a Facebook post that NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law The Digital Currency Study Bill, A8783B/S9013, in the last week of December 2018. This bill establishes the Digital Currency Task Force and positions New York as the first state in the nation to create a cryptocurrency task force to study how to properly regulate, define and use cryptocurrency. The nine members of the task force, appointed by the Governor, Senate and Assembly, are to submit reports by December 15, 2020. The members…

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Proposed US Law “Token Taxonomy Act” To Bring Regulatory Clarity To Crypto Market

Two U.S. congressmen are pushing a new law that would exempt cryptocurrencies from the current 72 year old securities law and provide regulatory clarity for the crypto market and industry. The proposed law named "Token Taxonomy Act" would amend the existing Securities Exchange Act and add a new definition for digital tokens. Everyone in the crypto market and industry has been patiently awaiting a move like this as they have all been stuck in limbo due to lack of regulatory clarity. Although it's very apparent that the decentralized nature and utility of digital assets…

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Tagomi Holdings Inc Launches – Backed By Peter Thiel & Former Goldman Sachs Head Of Trading

The Wall Street herd continues to flock into the crypto market despite the bear market and prices being down significantly. Tagomi Holdings Inc., a startup backed by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, launched on Monday December 17th, 2018. Tagomi is the first live electronic brokerage offering prime services for sophisticated investors of Bitcoin, Ether, and other digital assets. It is essentially looking to provide services to the institutional investors. Jennifer Campbell, Chief Executive Officer of Tagomi, stated that the company aims to ease the operational challenges related to trading digital assets. The company caters to clients that…

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Crypto Market Predictions for 2019 – Important Launch Dates & Events

The market is currently bottoming out, the SEC is cleaning up the market by going after exchanges and ICOs and low quality projects are getting weeded out. However, 2019 is gearing up to be a big year for Crypto! We have many launches and events scheduled that could catapult the market into a Bull Run! Below are the major launches and events that are confirmed with their respective dates and timelines as well as the sources. DX Exchange - Powered by Nasdaq technology - January 7th, 2019 (Source) Bakkt Launch - Powered by ICE,…

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Samsung Galaxy S10 To Potentially Include A Crypto Wallet

(Rumor) There is news being reported by SamMobile that Samsung may include a cryptocurrency wallet in its new Galaxy S10. The wallet will include the following: A cold wallet for saving cryptocurrency, public and private keys as well as signing private keys for cryptocurrency transactions A crypto wallet for transfers, viewing account information and transaction history.  There are no details on what the name of the crypto wallet will be and no leaks of its interface. According to the report Samsung’s cold wallet app will enable users to import their existing wallets from third-party services…

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R3 Corda Settler To Use XRP As It’s First Settlement Mechanism

R3 announced today that it will utilize the crypto/digital asset XRP as the first settlement mechanism in its new Corda Settler which is a universal settler application to facilitate global payments. R3 is proud to announce the release of Corda Settler, an open source CorDapp that allows #Corda users to settle using any payment method. The first payment rail enabled for Corda Settler is the #XRP Ledger. Read the press release here - https://t.co/mxUIXPvG5R pic.twitter.com/NZgrA3BFDk — R3 (@inside_r3) December 5, 2018 Here is a new video from R3 which shows the integration of XRP.…

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