Malta to register all rent contracts on Blockchain

“Every rental contract for property drawn up in Malta will have to be registered on the blockchain” – Joseph Muscat prime minister announced that in Radio One.  Joseph Muscat said that reformed rent laws, which were approved by the cabinet after a long consultation period, and which will be announced in the coming days, will Read more about Malta to register all rent contracts on Blockchain[…]

Malta Digital Innovation Authority Unveiled

Malta, the Blockchain Island ready to develop AI strategy

The Maltese government has announced to develop a national artificial intelligence (AI) strategy. One more reason to pay attention to Malta! Malta, the European Union member which claims to be the “World’s Blockchain Island”, has taken a big step towards also becoming a top Artificial Intelligence (AI) hub, in a sector which has the potential Read more about Malta, the Blockchain Island ready to develop AI strategy[…]

Malta, the blockchain island levels up

There are few conferences where the chief influencer is the country’s prime minister. The government head Joseph Muscat told the Delta Summit in Malta that AI would follow blockchain regulations as he saw digital development as the next important step. The Maltese parliament passed a package of three acts in June, which Valletta expects to make Read more about Malta, the blockchain island levels up[…]

Crypto is here to stay, but classification is needed, EU leader says

The European Union (EU) is expected to introduce regulations for the cryptocurrency industry within the next couple of months. It had previously announced that it would have some type of framework in place by August, but had to push back the timetable due to the intricacies of the crypto ecosystem. The union recognises the value of digital Read more about Crypto is here to stay, but classification is needed, EU leader says[…]

Waves Up 23% As Malta Eyes It For Blockchain Collaboration

Our Blockchain Island is expanding rapidly following the influx of some of the world’s largest crypto exchanges. Malta is keen to embrace crypto in all forms and is currently in communication with the Waves team to get the platform accredited on the island. This week CEO of the Russian blockchain platform Waves met with Malta’s president Read more about Waves Up 23% As Malta Eyes It For Blockchain Collaboration[…]

Blockchain Island Dream Is ‘Calculated Risk’ Says Malta Leader

Malta’s prime minister is doubling down on the booming blockchain industry in a bid to diversify the European Union’s smallest economy — and to even fight corruption – reported Bloomberg. “We’re taking a calculated risk,” Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said in an interview on Monday, by cutting “layers of bureaucracy” and offering fast-track approvals for Read more about Blockchain Island Dream Is ‘Calculated Risk’ Says Malta Leader[…]

Facebook’s blockchain developer groups are a delightful tub of unintentional hilarity

Blockchain is for everybody! Or so it would seem. We know blockchain and bitcoin protocols are open source, but that doesn’t mean that we all have to use them. Sometimes, maybe it is better to err on the side of caution before diving into the deep dark world of blockchain and cryptocurrency development. As a fledgling writer Read more about Facebook’s blockchain developer groups are a delightful tub of unintentional hilarity[…]

EU should adopt common cryptocurrency rules

The European Union should adopt common rules on cryptocurrencies and scrutinize how new digital units are distributed to investors and subsequently traded, according to a report prepared for EU finance ministers. The Brussels-based think tank Bruegel argues for EU-level regulation of crypto exchanges and clearer rules on “Initial Coin Offerings” (ICOs) to control risks and Read more about EU should adopt common cryptocurrency rules[…]