PwC supports crypto, Bill Clinton is a speaker for Ripple, South Korea ends taxes for exchanges, a book about Winklevoss, Ripple partners Madonna, Jimmy Wales has 'zero' interest about crypto, Morgan Stanley hires crypto specialist
- A PwC executive said that among various digital assets, only digital currencies can ‘really be used at present’. As for ICOs, Stadler advises to ‘stay away’ from them as they’re ‘mostly scams’.
- Ripple has announced that Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, will be the keynote speaker at its 2018 conference in San Francisco in order to help to facilitate the growth and adoption of the Internet using his powers as a President.
- The South Korean government has announced that bitcoin exchanges will no longer be eligible for income and corporate tax deductions currently enjoyed by small and medium-sized businesses.
- Little, Brown is to publish Bitcoin Billionaires about twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss who invested heavily in the cryptocurrency.
- Ripple is partnering with Madonna to raise funds for orphans in the African nation of Malawi.
- Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has said the not-for-profit online encyclopedia platform will ‘never’ hold an ICO or issue its own cryptocurrency.
- Morgan Stanley has poached Andrew Peel, a 12-year veteran of Credit Suisse, to lead ‘digital asset markets’ at the bank.