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Microsoft Seeks Patent for Crypto System Using Body Activity Data

Mar 28, 2020

Olusegun Ogundeji

Microsoft is entitled to apply for and be granted a patent for a first claim (claim 1) to use human body activity associated with a task provided to a user for a mining process of a cryptocurrency system. According to the International Application Status Report of the filing, first made in Ju...

China Gets One Step Closer to CBDC

Mar 25, 2020


The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has reportedly finished the first-technical-step of developing its sovereign digital currency. Yet, the launch date is still vague; now the central bank needs to come up with relevant laws for its circulation, and that can take even more time. An anonym...

Op Ed: IRS Doesn’t Get Cryptocurrencies: Here’s Why

Dec 12, 2019

Bitcoin Magazine

After five long years, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the U.S. finally decided to release additional guidelines in October 2019 regarding crypto taxes. While the guidelines have brought some measure of relief by clearing up some important ambiguities, many say they’ve left more ...