NZ Shareholders Association backs New Talisman outsider for board seat

The New Zealand Shareholders Association has gone into bat for John Upperton, who has – against the odds – put himself up for election as an independent director of the controversial NZX-listed New Talisman Gold Mines. New Talisman, in a notice of meeting, said it would not support Upperton’s election. It would however support the… Continue reading NZ Shareholders Association backs New Talisman outsider for board seat

Russian Crypto Industry Scrambles to Attract Miners as Kazakhstan Overtakes Russia in Mining Volume – Mining Bitcoin News

An industry association representing the Russian crypto sector has launched a project to entice bitcoin miners. Despite its abundant sources of cheap energy, Russia is now lagging behind Kazakhstan, another Eurasian Economic Union member, in terms of cryptocurrency production. Russian Project Aims to Expand Country’s Crypto Mining Capacity The Russian Association of Crypto Industry and… Continue reading Russian Crypto Industry Scrambles to Attract Miners as Kazakhstan Overtakes Russia in Mining Volume – Mining Bitcoin News

Tehran Government Bans Iran Blockchain Association – Bitcoin News

The Ministry of Interior of the Islamic Republic has suspended the Iran Blockchain Association (IBA). The measure comes after the organization allegedly breached government regulations. IBA unites participants in the country’s growing crypto sector who are engaged in blockchain technology development. Iranian Authorities to Review IBA Dealings With Crypto Exchanges The Iranian government has moved… Continue reading Tehran Government Bans Iran Blockchain Association – Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Association announces 4th Bitcoin SV Hackathon will commence June 14 with $100,000 USD prize pool at stake

ZUG, Switzerland – May 17, 2021 – Bitcoin Association, the Switzerland-based global industry organisation that works to advance business with the Bitcoin SV blockchain and BSV digital currency, today announces that the 4th Bitcoin SV Hackathon will commence on June 14, with a $100,000 USD (payable in BSV) prize pool staked for the winners. The… Continue reading Bitcoin Association announces 4th Bitcoin SV Hackathon will commence June 14 with $100,000 USD prize pool at stake

Bitcoin Association appoints new ambassadors for Japan and the South Pacific to advance Bitcoin SV

ZUG, Switzerland – April 23, 2021 – Bitcoin Association, the Switzerland-based global industry organisation that works to advance business with the Bitcoin SV (BSV) blockchain, today announces that it has appointed two new Ambassadors for the Asia-Pacific region as part of its global ambassador programme, with George Siosi Samuels appointed as Ambassador for the South Pacific… Continue reading Bitcoin Association appoints new ambassadors for Japan and the South Pacific to advance Bitcoin SV

Bitcoin Association announces Bitcoin SV DevCon 2021 for May 15-16

ZUG, Switzerland – April 12, 2021 –Bitcoin Association, the Switzerland-based global industry organisation that works to advance business with the Bitcoin SV blockchain, today announces that Bitcoin SV DevCon 2021 – a two-day virtual conference centred on developing applications and services for the Bitcoin SV network – will be held over the weekend of May… Continue reading Bitcoin Association announces Bitcoin SV DevCon 2021 for May 15-16

Bitcoin Association announces Bitcoin SV DevCon 2021 for May 15-16

ZUG, Switzerland – April 12, 2021 –Bitcoin Association, the Switzerland-based global industry organisation that works to advance business with the Bitcoin SV blockchain, today announces that Bitcoin SV DevCon 2021 – a two-day virtual conference centred on developing applications and services for the Bitcoin SV network – will be held over the weekend of May… Continue reading Bitcoin Association announces Bitcoin SV DevCon 2021 for May 15-16

Blockchain Association meeting with key Biden staff about regulations

U.S.-based crypto advocacy group, the Blockchain Association, is lobbying key figures in the Biden administration to advocate for more favorable regulations. The Association’s executive director, Kristin Smith, told Fox Business the group has already met with or is in the process of scheduling meetings with high-ranking Whitehouse officials including Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Deputy Secretary… Continue reading Blockchain Association meeting with key Biden staff about regulations

Libra association appoints Saumya Bhavsar as general counsel of Libra networks

Libra Association, the independent member organization, which is overseeing Facebook’s Libra project, has appointed Saumya Bhavsar as General Counsel of Libra Networks, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Association- according to a new update published on 25 November. The Libra Network manages the operations of the licensed Libra payment system. Bhavsar, a former Managing… Continue reading Libra association appoints Saumya Bhavsar as general counsel of Libra networks

Bitcoin Association to host Bitcoin SV application development conference in Shenzhen, China on October 24

ZUG, Switzerland – 19 October 2020 – Bitcoin Association, the Switzerland-based global industry organisation that works to advance business with the Bitcoin SV blockchain, today announces that it will host a Bitcoin SV application development conference in Shenzhen, China on October 24. Titled ’Bitcoin SV: Building Innovative Blockchain Applications’, the half-day conference will be hosted… Continue reading Bitcoin Association to host Bitcoin SV application development conference in Shenzhen, China on October 24

Libra Association appoints former HSBC exec to move their project forward

Libra Association, the independent member organization, which is overseeing Facebook’s Libra project, has appointed former HSBC executive Ian Jenkins as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer of Libra Networks, the Association’s subsidiary.  Back in September, the San Francisco-based venture firm, Blockchain Capital joined Libra Association to advise on the Association’s creation of its… Continue reading Libra Association appoints former HSBC exec to move their project forward

Bitcoin Association CoinGeek Live 2020 sponsor spotlight

 Bitcoin Association is dedicated to advancing business with the Bitcoin SV blockchain. CoinGeek had a chance to talk to Alexander Speirs, head of communications at the Bitcoin Association, who told us about the organization’s initiatives, the work that they are currently doing, and the presentations that he is looking forward to the most at the… Continue reading Bitcoin Association CoinGeek Live 2020 sponsor spotlight

World Stablecoin Association Launches in Switzerland

Amid the massive growth of stablecoins in 2020, the cryptocurrency community is setting up an international stablecoin organization in Switzerland. Called the World Stablecoin Association, or WSA, the Geneva-headquartered organization is to be launched by cryptocurrency exchange VirgoX and blockchain capital markets firm Global Digital Assets, or GDA Capital. The WSA announced this new to… Continue reading World Stablecoin Association Launches in Switzerland

Singapore Fintech Association to Give Startups Access to R3 Corda

The Singapore Fintech Association and R3 have entered a partnership to provide startups in the SFA network with access to R3’s Corda blockchain. In an announcement on July 14, the SFA said that startups would receive support from R3’s Venture Development program, which provides a gateway into R3’s ecosystem for all pre-series A companies that… Continue reading Singapore Fintech Association to Give Startups Access to R3 Corda

Singapore Fintech Association to Give Startups Access to R3 Corda

The Singapore Fintech Association and R3 have entered a partnership to provide startups in the SFA network with access to R3’s Corda blockchain. In an announcement on July 14, the SFA said that startups would receive support from R3’s Venture Development program, which provides a gateway into R3’s ecosystem for all pre-series A companies that… Continue reading Singapore Fintech Association to Give Startups Access to R3 Corda

Interpol-led Operation Reduces Cryptojacking By 78% In Southeast Asia

An Interpol-led operation from Singapore has helped in reducing the growing cybercrime known as cryptojacking or auto-crypto mining across the countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region. Interpol’s ASEAN Cyber Capability Desk had launched Operation Goldfish Alpha in June 2019 in partnership with private sector partners including Cyber Defense Institute and Trend… Continue reading Interpol-led Operation Reduces Cryptojacking By 78% In Southeast Asia

Singaporean Crypto Association Taps Blockchain for Transparent Voting  | BTCMANAGER

The Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Start-ups, Singapore (ACCESS), has announced that it has successfully integrated and used distributed ledger technology (DLT) for voting during its recently held annual general meeting (AGM), making it one of the first platforms in the world to implement blockchain-powered voting in a live environment, reports Finews.Asia on January 13,… Continue reading Singaporean Crypto Association Taps Blockchain for Transparent Voting  | BTCMANAGER

Black Police Association says black officer's prosecution is racism

Black Police Association says prosecuting senior black police officer for possessing child porn video is example of Met force’s institutional racism Novlett Robyn Williams was sentenced to 200 hours of community service The highly decorated Metropolitan Police officer now faces losing her career   BPA claims officer had not been given the discretion she was owed… Continue reading Black Police Association says black officer's prosecution is racism

Bitcoin Association propels BSV projects into businesses with first ever Pitch Day

Bitcoin Association, the global organization for Bitcoin businesses, gathered a group of investors recently in Seoul to delve into a collection of BSV projects pitched by its creators and explore potential business opportunities with them. Bitcoin Association created an avenue through the first ever Pitch Day for these ventures and commercial projects to get access… Continue reading Bitcoin Association propels BSV projects into businesses with first ever Pitch Day

Libra Association Holds Inaugural Meeting, Forms Board

The Libra Association, the governing body of Facebook’s proposed stablecoin, held its inaugural meeting today in Geneva, Switzerland. According to a report from Reuters on Oct. 14, the consortium reaffirmed their interest in creating a payments-oriented stablecoin that would be balanced by a basked of various, purportedly stable fiat currencies. Libra Association sets rules for… Continue reading Libra Association Holds Inaugural Meeting, Forms Board

TRON & ALS Association Launch #VoiceYourLove to Raise Awareness of ALS

TRON Foundation, one of the largest blockchain protocols for decentralized applications, is joining the ALS Association for #VoiceYourLove, an awareness campaign to find treatments and a cure for people afflicted with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The #VoiceYourLove campaign, kicking off in time for Valentine’s Day celebrations of love and affection,… Continue reading TRON & ALS Association Launch #VoiceYourLove to Raise Awareness of ALS

American Accounting Association Takes On Blockchain

Rethinking The Finance System With Blockchain  According to the current AAA president, Marc Rubin, there is a shift in the way of teaching accounts. The accounting professors focus more on the skills. This would last a student’s entire career or lifetime rather than focussing on the content. And this process includes the education of blockchain… Continue reading American Accounting Association Takes On Blockchain

Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies get a boost with Washington’s Blockchain Association

The Bitcoin [BTC] and cryptocurrency craze has reached the shores of Washington power circles, with big players in the field coming together to form something called the Blockchain Association. The news which was announced on Tuesday by the companies involved has stated that group aims to become a lobby setup striving to make cryptocurrencies’ case in… Continue reading Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies get a boost with Washington’s Blockchain Association

President of Venezuelan Cryptocurrencies Association: Cryptos are "The Evolution of Money"

The president of the Venezuelan Association of Cryptocurrencies “Asonacrip,” spoke on a radio show about his impressions of the potential that cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies have for the evolution of the local economy. He also took the opportunity to explain the current situation in Venezuela regarding fundamental issues associated with the development of various industries… Continue reading President of Venezuelan Cryptocurrencies Association: Cryptos are "The Evolution of Money"