Overstock’s Medici Ventures Invests in Decentralized Social Network
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Overstock’s Medici Ventures has invested in a blockchain-powered social networking platform Minds, Inc. Overstock’s venture capital subsidiary Medici Ventures has invested in decentralized social network Minds, Inc. (Minds.com), according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Oct. 22. Founded in 2011, Minds is a decentralized social networking platform that rewards …
Gibraltar Gov’t Launches Advisory Group to Develop Blockchain-Related Educational Courses
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The government and University of Gibraltar have launched an advisory group to address the demand for blockchain-related skills. The Government of Gibraltar in collaboration with the University of Gibraltar have created an advisory group focused on the development of blockchain-related educational courses, national news outlet the Gibraltar Chronicle reported Oct. …
Financial Action Task Force Adopts Changes to Standards Covering Virtual Currencies
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The Financial Action Task Force has introduced changes to its AML standards covering digital currency-related firms. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has adopted changes to its standards regarding digital currencies and firms involved into cryptocurrency-related activities, according to an announcement published Oct. 19. Paris-based FATF, also known as Groupe …