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Hodler’s Digest, August 5-12: You Can’t Actually Buy A Frappucino With Bitcoin, But You Can Ship More Things On Blockchain

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Hodler’s Digest, August 5-12: You Can’t Actually Buy A Frappucino With Bitcoin, But You Can Ship More Things On Blockchain

This week in the Hodler’s Digest, Starbucks corrects media hype — you cannot buy your favorite Frapp with BTC — and the SEC postpones a BTC ETF decision until this fall
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PwC’s Pierre-Edouard Wahl: Blockchain Can Bring Positive Competition to Swiss Banking Space

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PwC’s Pierre-Edouard Wahl: Blockchain Can Bring Positive Competition to Swiss Banking Space

Pierre-Edouard Wahl, PwC Switzerland’s head of blockchain, thinks that regulators need to focus on smart contract regulation rather than just the regulation of tokens
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Hodler’s Digest, July 29-August 5: Both Kim Kardashian and the Operator of the New York Stock Exchange Get Into Bitcoin

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Hodler’s Digest, July 29-August 5: Both Kim Kardashian and the Operator of the New York Stock Exchange Get Into Bitcoin

Nobel Prize winning economist thinks that the crypto markets could easily “collapse,” Kim Kardashian gets in Bitcoin with some light gambling–check out this week’s Hodler’s Digest
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Former US President Bill Clinton to Give Keynote Speech at Ripple’s Fall Tech Conference

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Former US President Bill Clinton to Give Keynote Speech at Ripple’s Fall Tech Conference

The 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton, will give a keynote speech at Ripple’s Swell conference this fall, as well as a Q&A moderated by the former National Economic Council Director and Advisory
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Chamber of Digital Commerce Proposes Guidelines for ‘Responsible’ Crypto Market Growth

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Chamber of Digital Commerce Proposes Guidelines for ‘Responsible’ Crypto Market Growth

The Chamber of Digital Commerce Token Alliance’s new report on how to understand the digital token market notes that guidelines are needed to promote “responsible growth” and innovation
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Bitmain Plans Overseas IPO, Earned $1 Billion in Net Profit in Q1, Sources Report

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Bitmain Plans Overseas IPO, Earned $1 Billion in Net Profit in Q1, Sources Report

Crypto hardware mining giant Bitmain plans an IPO overseas in a U.S. dollar denominated shares market, according to sources
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Hodler’s Digest, July 23-29: Winklevoss ETF Gets Second SEC Rejection, While Fortune Recognizes Crypto Trailblazers

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Hodler’s Digest, July 23-29: Winklevoss ETF Gets Second SEC Rejection, While Fortune Recognizes Crypto Trailblazers

In this week Hodler’s Digest, an ex-JPMorgan exec thinks blockchain can save the world, and an EU Parliamentary study thinks CBDC’s could solve crypto market competition problems
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EU Parliament Study: Central Bank Digital Currencies ‘Will Reshape Competition’ in Crypto Market

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EU Parliament Study: Central Bank Digital Currencies ‘Will Reshape Competition’ in Crypto Market

A study issued by the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs suggest that gov’t issued cryptocurrencies could be a “remedy” for a lack of competition policy in the crypto sector
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Hodler’s Digest, July 16-22: Coinbase Backpedals on Regulatory Approval and Switzerland Becomes Even More Crypto Friendly

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Hodler’s Digest, July 16-22: Coinbase Backpedals on Regulatory Approval and Switzerland Becomes Even More Crypto Friendly

Coinbase says that SEC approval isn’t required anyway for them to list security tokens, and China will lead an int’l standardization research group for IoT, blockchain
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Parity’s Jutta Steiner: Web 3.0 Will Evolve as Interoperability and Usability Improve

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Parity’s Jutta Steiner: Web 3.0 Will Evolve as Interoperability and Usability Improve

In an interview with Cointelegraph, Dr. Jutta Steiner of Parity Technologies explains how their new Polkadot protocol could help bring in the web 3.0 era
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