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Experienced Blockchain Developers Demand Big Salaries

As cryptocurrency solutions and distributed ledger technology grow more popular, many fintech startups, consultancy firms, and legacy financial institutions are looking for blockchain specialists. According to reports blockchain developers and qualified cryptocurrency engineers see the demand for their talents and are asking for salaries of over £250,000 and £500,000. Also read: India’s Government Divided Over Bitcoin Legalization ‘A Ph.D. in Blockchain Could Make You a Fortune’ Well-known finance firms and many other types of companies are steadily searching for blockchain programmers. The demand for these careers can be seen in great…

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Russian Bankers Push to Legalize Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency May Become “Digital Product” in Russia In another article by the same Russian news outlet, the Russian government’s Deputy Chairman Regulator of the Central Bank, Olga Skorobogatova, said government is preparing amendments regarding cryptocurrencies and the tax code. Skorobogatova went on to admit that government cannot control how many cryptocurrencies can be created. The Russian news page said, Skorobogatov noted that virtual assets continue to be emitted, no gold reserves, they are not provided, there is no control over their number. The Russian news outlet went on to say that government or the…

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Ledger Holdings Generates $11.4 Million to Open U.S. Bitcoin Options Exchange

The company is in the process of being granted approval by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). When approval is granted, companies can leverage LedgerX’s platform to acquire bitcoin using exchange-traded and other centrally regulated distributed contracts. “We believe a regulated bitcoin market could substantially expand the bitcoin economy. In this regard, a vibrant options market, which LedgerX plans to build, is a critical foundation to the entire ecosystem,” said James Wo, President of Huiyin Blockchain Venture Investments. The president of LedgerX, Paul Chou, also commented on investments inside the bitcoin…

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