China’s President Xi wants the nation to lead on blockchain, but insiders say local governments might get in the way

Quick Take Since Chinese President Xi Jinping publicly applauded blockchain technology two weeks ago, businesses and local governments in China have been rushing to associate themselves with the new technology A few fast-moving government agencies have already committed funds to support the development of local blockchain ecosystems There are concerns Read more…

Put a Ring On It: Bitcoin Bull Mike Novogratz Highlights China Effect on Crypto With More Countries Gearing Up for Digital Currencies

Countries are lining up to walk down the aisle with blockchain-based currencies. And the world’s second-largest economy is leading the way with the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) accelerating efforts to launch a digital currency that would allow the government to maintain control of its money supply while appealing to Read more…

IBM — Blockchain Revolution From the $140 Billion Company

IBM Blockchain general manager Jason Kelley, and Distinguished Engineer, Vita Bortnikov, explain IBM’s efforts to disrupt global business. Get your Cointelegraph merch here: http://bit.ly/2X67nM7 Use this code for your 30% discount in our store: HODLERSDIGEST30 #Cointelegraph #Bitcoin #IBM Subscribe to Cointelegraph: https://goo.gl/JhmfdU Follow COINTELEGRAPH: Website: https://cointelegraph.com/ Telegram: https://telegram.me/thecointelegraph Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cointelegraph Read more…

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