Didier Drogba goes into crypto, Bithumb expands to Japan and Thailand, the UK may become a crypto leader, Schnorr can change Bitcoin, Russia creates a whitelist of crypto companies, governance vs. blockchain
- Didier Drogba, Chelsea legend football player, is set to become an ambassador for a cryptocurrency platform called all.me, which pledges to share advertising revenue with users.
- Bithumb is working on obtaining regulatory approval from the financial regulators of Japan and Thailand. The new locations are part of the exchange’s global expansion plan.
- The UK may become a leader in blockchain technologies and the crypto economy by 2022, according to analysis by the Big Innovation Centre, DAG Global and Deep Knowledge Analytics.
- Schnorr can become the next big change to Bitcoin, meaning it will be the largest code change since Segregated Witness (SegWit), a pivotal bug fix that prompted a drawn-out battle in the Bitcoin community last year before ultimately being adopted.
- The Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain has created a registry of whitelisted companies that offer crypto-related products or services including firms in the field of crypto mining, investment, marketing, legal, training, and initial coin offerings (ICOs).
- The greatest challenge that new blockchains must solve isn’t speed or scaling — it’s governance.