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What Are AML and KYC Laws?

What Are AML and KYC Laws?

Money runs the world, and that includes the dark side of the world. Since 2001, world governments have focused on finding the sources of financing for terrorists and organized criminals and shutting them down. However, it is not just governments expected to go along with these rules; it is financial […]

Q&A with Ned Scott, Steemit CEO

Q&A with Ned Scott, Steemit CEO

In your winter update, one of the things you said was that scaling was one of the biggest challenges that Steemit faced over the last year. It took a lot more resources than you thought. So how do you feel about the state of scaling now? Can you give us an […]

SEC Regulations for Bitcoin Investors

SEC Regulations for Bitcoin Investors

Bitcoin went mainstream as an investment asset class in 2017. In response to this, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced considerations for investors who are looking to enter the digital currency space. In its announcement titled “Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Trading Digital Assets,” the SEC […]

What Is the Lightning Network?

What Is the Lightning Network?

Everyone craves instant gratification and has become accustomed to going to an ATM to get instant cash or simply opening an app and transferring money to personal accounts instantly.  Gone are the days when you had to arrange your schedule around banker’s hours, balance your checkbook manually, keep track of […]

Who Is the Founder of Telegram?

Who Is the Founder of Telegram?

The life of Pavel Durov, creator of encrypted messaging service Telegram, has been nothing if not interesting. Born in Leningrad, which is now Saint Petersburg, he learned how to code at a young age, according to The New York Times. With his older brother Nikolai as a teacher, Pavel was […]

What is a Whale in Crypto Investing?

What is a Whale in Crypto Investing?

With any industry or even just a new asset, there are those who get in on the ground floor. Whether they are far-seeing visionaries, hobbyists who just get lucky, or investors who take a gamble and get surprised when it pays off, they wind up very rich and running that […]

What is Market Cap in Crypto Investing?

What is Market Cap in Crypto Investing?

Even casual investors are aware of the term market cap, short for “market capitalization.” It’s a simple formula: the number of shares of stock, multiplied by the current stock price, tells you just how valuable that company is, at least in the eyes of Wall Street. It has the same […]