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A U.S. judge has appointed a receiver to oversee a Bitcoin plant in Montana after the majority owner was indicted on federal charges alleging he was running a Ponzi scheme involving cryptocurrency investments.

Can Do: Demystifying Cryptocurrency

Oct 4, 2019
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What do tokens, smart contracts, mining, time stamping and blockchain technology all have in common? They are all essential parts of the complicated cryptocurrency industry, a new enterprise that is rapidly transforming global financial markets and the transaction landscape.

Cryptocurrency is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange. It uses encrypted data to secure financial transactions, make them transparent to users, and verify the transfer of assets.

Blockchain/bitcoin.
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Dr. Vadim Levitin describes himself as a, “technology geek and business leader.” Levitin co-founded the E-Commerce Institute, and for nearly two decades worked around the world helping countries and companies improve their technology, education and business infrastructures He’s done the same with the United Nations as a Chief Technical Advisor.

Dr. Levitin joins us for this episode of “Can Do: Lessons From Savvy Entrepreneurs,” to wade into the mysterious waters of cyber currency and blockchain technology with host Arnie Sherman.