Around The Block With Jeff and Dave – June 4, 2019 – Yahoo’s Cryptocurrency Exchange, JP Morgan and Alibaba, and the all new Ledger Nano X Reviewed. Join Us! | BTCMANAGER

In this episode, we review what JP Morgan and Alibaba are working on, how large enterprises are using blockchain and what this means for ICO/IEO coins. Yahoo! has also gone live with a new cryptocurrency exchange – what does this mean for the broader adoption of coins? Finally, we take an in-depth look at the new Ledger Nano X. Join […]

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InfoSec: The New York Times Way | BTCMANAGER

The New York Times has revealed the steps it takes to protect its journalists’ privacy and online security. Speaking to Vice on the CYBER podcast, Runa Sandvik, the newly-instated senior director of information security at The New York Times shed light on the tools and practices employed by the media organization to maximize safety for its staff.  The Importance of […]

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African Digital Asset Framework Publishes First ICO Guidelines

If you’re feeling iffy about ICOs and STOs, the ADAF provides the 4-1-1 on how to give some TLC to your TGEs. The African Digital Asset Framework (ADAF) has published “version 0.1” of a set of guidelines meant to provide “an evolving framework of minimum standards for consumers, policymakers, and entrepreneurs” to follow when participating in or evaluating ICOs. With […]

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Business economists see a slowdown in growth this year, survey says

That finding comes from the latest survey by the National Association for Business Economics being released Monday. Its economists collectively project that growth, as measured by the gross domestic product, will reach a modest 2.4 this year and just 2 percent in 2020. Among the key factors in their dimmer assessment are a global slowdown and the ongoing trade conflicts […]

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'More bumps in the road' before US-China trade deal, former Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warns

The world’s two largest economies have imposed tariffs on billions of dollars’ worth of one another’s goods over the past year, battering financial markets and souring business and consumer sentiment. “I suspect there are some more bumps in the road ahead as the most difficult issues get worked out,” Lew told CNBC’s Martin Soong in Beijing, China on Monday. If […]

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IBM Unfurls Cross-Border Payment Network

The system that supports international transactions is years behind the times. Can IBM’s World Wire catapult us into the present? On Monday, March 18, technology giant IBM announced that its new cross-border payments network, intended to clear and settle foreign exchange transactions in seconds instead of days or weeks, is widely available. The pilot phase of the new payment network, […]

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Treasury yields slightly lower amid reports of US-China trade progress

Investor focus was mostly attuned to global trade developments, after a report overnight said the U.S. and China were closing in on a deal. Elsewhere, investors will likely monitor construction spending figures, which are due to be released at 10 a.m. ET. Meanwhile, the Treasury is set to auction $48 billion in three-month Treasury bills and $39 billion in six-month […]

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