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Lafayette, Louisiana’s Mayor-President Reveals Plans to Create a Municipal Digital Currency and Accompanying ICO

Joel Robideaux, Mayor-President of Lafayette, Louisiana, announced yesterday that the city-parish government is considering creating its own digital currency and holding an accompanying initial coin offering (ICO). Doing so would position Lafayette to follow the lead of Berkeley, California, which earlier this year revealed plans to create a municipal bond-backed …

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Bitmain Gets Go-Ahead for US Bitcoin Mining Operation

China’s crypto mining giant, Bitmain, is one step closer to establishing mining facilities in Washington state. The Port of Walla Walla – Walla Walla county’s economic development agency – unanimously approved a land lease and purchase option that would allow Bitmain to build its new crypto mining facility. The company’s …

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Massive German Stock Exchange to Launch Crypto Trading App

One of Germany’s largest stock exchanges has announced today that they will launch a cryptocurrency trading application later this year. Sowa Labs, a subsidiary of Börse Stuttgart, revealed that their application will offer commission-free trading for several of the largest digital currencies by market capitalisation. Prototype of New Crypto Trading App …

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How Blockchain Voting Works & Why We Need It

Blockchain Voting Makes Democracy More Transparent There’s a reason why we have to go to a polling place to fill out ballots for our elections. Anonymous ballots are the easiest way to protect the integrity of the vote while also protecting voter privacy at the same time. Digital voting has …

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