Montenegro makes Vitalik a citizen, part of plans to promote it as a blockchain hub

Montenegro makes Vitalik a citizen, part of plans to promote it as a blockchain hub

The Montenegrin government has begun fulfilling its pledge to become a hub for blockchain innovation by reportedly making Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin its newest citizen. Montenegrin news outlet RTCB reported that Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapić recommended Buterin receive the privilege to help the southeastern European nation promote its efforts to become a blockchain innovation hub. …

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Ripple CEO: SEC case is going ‘much better than I hoped’

Ripple CEO: SEC case is going ‘much better than I hoped’

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse is increasingly optimistic that the long-running case with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will deliver a positive result for the blockchain-based global payments company.  Speaking on the main stage at Paris Blockchain Week on Thursday, Garlinghouse told attendees of the fireside chat that Ripple’s defense in the ongoing case was …

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