AuthorCássio Gusson

All honor and glory to God. Writer from Criptomoedas Facil, a CCN contrbutor with exclusive insights from South America, Enthusiastic about everything the state can not control. Let's knock down the walls and building windows for tomorrow.

Cryptocurrency Firms Announce Changes to Comply with GDPR

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The European Union approved in 2016 a strict legislation focused on the protection of user data called GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation. While it was approved two years ago, the law provided a transition period for companies to adjust before its actual implementation which occurred on May 25. According to The Guardian, the new European legislation has already impacted many services and...

Exclusive: An Interview with Sirin Labs CMO on the Blockchain Smartphone 'Finney'

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CCN, in association with Brazilian industry outlet Criptomoedas Fácil, interviewed Nimrod May, CMO of Sirin Labs, to discuss the startup's development of the world's first smartphone to integrate blockchain technology. Codenamed 'Finney', the $1,000 smartphone will be manufactured by global giant Foxconn and will use Android as the operating system. CCN: Following your partnership with Foxconn...

126 Banks-Strong Brazilian Association Febraban Reveals Blockchain Tests

Febraban, the Brazilian Federation of Banks with over 120 associated banks, is actively exploring and researching blockchain technology. The Federation has published tests that have been carried out on different platforms such as Corda, developed by the global banking consortium R3. Recently, it has announced the addition of another event, the CIAB Febraban, whose talks to start in June 2018 will...

Cryptocurrency Regulation Back on G20 Agenda in Washington Meet Today

The G20, the group of the world's 20 largest economies, had begun discussions this year to build a regulatory plan for the cryptocurrency market and those talks are set to continue this week. CCN, in partnership with Criptomoedas Fácil, was the only specialized press from the crypto/blockchain industry present at the event in Buenos Aires and closely followed all related discussions in...

Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Petro Receives the Satoshi Nakamoto Prize in Russia

Despite all the doubts and controversies surrounding the project, El Petro, the Venezuelan cryptocurrency, has recently received the Satoshi Nakamoto Prize from the Russian Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Association (RACIB) for its 'outstanding contribution to the development of the blockchain industry', according to the official community. The awards ceremony was held in Russia and was attended...

10 Takeaways: A Cryptocurrency Summary from G20

Last week, the G20, the group of the world's 20 largest economies, took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The regulation of cryptocurrency was among the main topics debated by the multilateral group. The importance of everything that has been discussed in Argentina can impact the crypto market around the world. The main message was: We will not ban, but regulate the market. A very positive news...

Japanese IT Giant Fujitsu Launches Blockchain Center in Europe

The adhesion of the blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) among big companies worldwide has generated a real "Ledger running" mainly among companies in the technology sector. Google, Microsoft and Amazon are just a few of the world's giants looking to deploy new solutions that use blockchain to provide more security, reliability and new features for building an increasingly connected...

Venezuela's President May Have Falsified Information on the Petro

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Venezuela's token El Petro, the world's first state cryptocurrency, would have raised $ 5 billion in its initial money offer (ICO), according to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. However, upon a review of the claim CCN and Criptomoedas Fácil, the numbers announced by Maduro have great chances of being false given that the announced value is impossible to have been collected. According to the...

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