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● Cryptokitties is planning to develop the game further thanks to funding worth $15 million.
● Investors include Google Ventures, SamsungNEXT , Andreessen Horowitz, William Morris Endeavor and aXiumatic.
● Dapper Labs, the developers of Cryptokitties had secured $12 million a few months ago from a16z and Union Square Ventures.
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● Binance performed the best in the ranking with 160,000 users served daily, transaction volumes of $1 billion daily and has the highest number of mobile users.
● OkEx was ranked second with 105,609 active users and a daily trading volume of $694 million.
● Certain problems were also reported amongst cryptocurrency exchanges which include fake trading volumes on CoinMarketCap.
● CoinMarketCap is working on verifying transaction volumes to filter fake volumes.
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● The newly elected governor of California, Gavin Newsom has expressed his pro Bitcoin (BTC) stance by willing to accept BTC for campaign contributions.
● Gavin Newsom is pro-technology and so his implementation of Bitcoin in America’s most populated state which is home to the Silicon Valley will be interesting to see.
● Popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase based in San Francisco, California will be happy to work under a pro Bitcoin governor.
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● Volatility for XBT in October was about 6.6% which is lower than major American stocks.
● Market cap of all cryptocurrencies surpassed $220 billion - highest since early-October.
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www.coindesk.com - added by simon186 - 6 days ago
● Spanish Bank BBVA leads the way for a 150 million dollar syndicated loan for Red Electrica, the Spanish energy company.
● Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and France’s BNP Paribas joins BBVA for the syndicated loan.
● Instead of using faxes as usually done in syndicated loans banks get together to use blockchain to improve on the infrastructure of the deal.
● BBVA aims to use blockchain more often for future deals.
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www.coindesk.com - added by simon186 - 6 days ago
● Silicon Valley crypto startup Coinbase has been offering women workers 5 thousand dollar worth of egg freezing option to have children later in life.
● Women employees of the firm stated they feel the benefit is luxurious and gives them options to focus on career and not have to worry about family right away.
● This news has been welcomed by sector experts as Coinbase getting into Silicon Valley giants level compared to other crypto companies who are at the stage of figuring stuff out.
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● Stellar Lumens (XLM) is airdropping $25 to 30 million Blockchain wallet users.
● The partnership between XLM and Blockchain, a popular wallet provider, will create the largest airdrop in history.
● XLM hopes the airdrop will better assist the cryptocurrency to compete with Ethereum and Ripple.
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● Dubai to get official cryptocurrency exchange.
● The exchange, called Crypto Bulls Exchange, hopes to help propel the UAE as a Crypto haven in the world.
● UAE has also been developing a government-backed digital cash system called EmCash.
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www.cryptoglobe.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Siacoin recently had its hard fork at block number 179.000.
● The hard fork was done to weed out competition Bitmain and Innosilicon and making their mining equipment useless.
● Obelisk miners are owned by Nebulous which is also a founder of SiaCoin.
● Thanks to the hard fork making Bitmain and Innosilicons miners worthless, Obelisk miner prices have surged in markets like eBay.
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● Research shows ownership and awareness of cryptocurrencies is higher in countries like South Africa, Indonesia, and Malaysia compared to European countries.
● While these countries have above 60% awareness and 30% ownership the biggest European crypto country the Netherlands had only 39% awareness.
● European countries while having good awareness for crypto lacked in ownership. Which shows potential in emerging markets for cryptocurrencies.
● Study shows South Africans use cryptocurrencies as investment opportunity compared to using it for purchasing online.
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● Bitfury has closed $80 million funding round.
● Korelya Capital, backed by the Korean giant, led the deal.
● Bitfury's total funding amount reached $170 million.
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● Director of Corporate Finance from SEC told the audience at DC Fintech Week, agency guidance coming soon for the cryptocurrency.
● An official said ‘Plain English’ guidance would be coming for the ICO sector.
● Also, new SEC FinHub available for rapid feedback about securities and initial coin offerings.
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● HetaChain plans to develop a DApps development tool for the everyday user.
● The project aims to assist governments, businesses, and other organizations to deploy decentralized applications with ease.
● The team wants their DApps development tools to be as easy as “drag, drop, adjust.”
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● Coinbase, announced that they will be supporting Bitcoin Cash’s upcoming Hard Fork.
● The exchange will take a snapshot of all Bitcoin Cash balances after which the users will know that the deposits and withdrawals have opened.
● They will handle all technical specifications required for customers holding Bitcoin Cash in their accounts.
● Shortly after the announcement, the price of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has jumped 6.5%.
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● Lition is ethereum blockchain based decentralized energy market.
● It connects 700 houses directly to energy resource.
● The firm says ethereum is slow for their needs, looks to get a new system.
● Lition ICO will be issued later this year, giving a chance to be part of the company.
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www.livebitcoinnews.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● The dApps from Ethereum, TRON, NEO, and EOS are often considered the go-to solution.
● OmiseGO launches its first blockchain-based decentralized application - Plasma Dog.
● It gives a positive approach by showcasing a critical scaling layer.
● Plasma Dog is still in the early stages of development.
● This initiative by OmiseGO can be crucial for the gaming industry by allowing true ownership of in-game assets.
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www.newsbtc.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● The Malta Blockchain Summit which is a two-day event has drawn more than 5,000 delegates, 100’s of investors, 100 speakers, and 300 sponsors.
● The Conference is set to be very important in setting certain decisions for the year 2019 with debates about the legalization of the cryptocurrency industry around the world.
● All eyes are on John McAfee as he will be speaking at the event. McAfee is popularly known to have founded McAfee Antivirus and a well-known cryptocurrency influencer.
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● Upbit crypto exchange is promoting its services in Thai and Indonesian languages.
● Upbit which is affiliated with Bittrex, starts its global expansion from Southeast Asia.
● At the moment the exchange is facing difficulties in gaining new customers, mainly because of uncertain regulations in South Korea.
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● Cash App which is owned by Square Inc. generated almost $43 million in Bitcoin revenue.
● Bitcoin costs were nearly as high as revenue exceeding $42 million setting profit at around $500,000.
● Around two weeks ago Square exceeded Twitter valuation which is another Jack Dorsey business.
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● Rumors of Ripple and SWIFT’s partnership has been put to rest by SWIFT spokesperson.
● SWIFT’s upcoming standards release which is to ensure payments include a tracking reference which will allow banks to track their payments end to end in real time.
● Ripple and SWIFT are direct competitors in the field of technology for cross-border transactions.
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● A total of $1.65 million was placed on bets on Augur during the US Mid Term elections which were held on the 6th of November 2018.
● Bet of ‘which party will control the house after the 2018 US Midterm elections’ was the most popular standing at $1.625 million.
● Augur has proven that it is the ideal decentralized betting platform for anything from elections to even the weather.
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www.cryptoglobe.com - added by simon186 - 5 days ago
● The Winklevoss twins accused Charlie Shrem stealing 5,000 Bitcoin (BTC) in a court filing following which led to Shrem’s assets being frozen.
● Charlie Shrem, however, denies the allegation calling it false.
● The accusation was due to accusations by Winklevoss twin of them paying $1 million in September 2012 to Charlie Shrem to purchase Bitcoin on their behalf of which Shrem failed to deliver the promised 5,000 Bitcoins.
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medium.com - added by simon186 - 5 days ago
● Eric Schmidt, a tech guru and known as the Ex CEO of Google has highlighted Ethereum’s benefits in a live event hosted by Village Global in San Francisco.
● Schmidt believes Ethereum could revolutionize business and society as it is used as a primary Blockchain platform.
● The Ex CEO of Google has been an early believer of Bitcoin where he praised cryptocurrency back in 2014.
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● Although no official government position exists regarding cryptocurrency in Switzerland, this private banking memo may shed light on government opinion.
● Swiss banks advised to increase their risk rating when holding cryptocurrency.
● Regulators worldwide continue to crack down on cryptocurrency with new guidance and regulations.
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● Malicious hackers attempted to hack into Gate.io, a popular cryptocurrency exchange through a breach in a third-party service provider.
● The breach was discovered by security firm ESET.
● Hackers went to great lengths in this exchange attack says ESET.
● Amount of bitcoin stolen in this breach is yet to be determined.
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● Recently Tether made headlines by providing confirmation of how much money they are holding in the bank Deltec. Deltec has agreed to confirm the amount held by the company and publicly accepted the claim.
● Former Director of Sao Paolo’s Road Infrastructure company DERSA Paulo Vieira de Souza is currently prosecuted for bribery in Odebrecht case.
● Paulo has been accused of sending 25 million swiss francs to account at his own bank in Panama which than moved to Deltec Bank which Tether partnered with.
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cointelegraph.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Bitcoin mining manufacturer Bitmain announces its new generation miners.
● Two new 7nm miners will be available for the public at 8/11 called S15 and T15.
● New ASIC chips will be capable of running on SHA256 algorithm coins.
● Aims to lower hash/usage rates to make mining more optimized and profitable.
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bitcoinnews.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Ledn Inc. From Canada becomes the first business to give Canadian Dollar loans with bitcoin collateral.
● With 5% of a population having crypto, Bank believes they will fill a niche need.
● First of this loans goes to Bylls, a bitcoin payment processor company.
● Ledn will keep the collaterals in cold storage, away from potential hacking dangers.
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www.prnewswire.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Deloitte wants identity management software to be built on the blockchain.
● Chicago Based Attest Inc. will help accounting firm to develop it.
● The new software will be government compliant for identifiers.
● API’s will allow everyone to reach their identity wherever they are and prevents potential loses in time and effort for searching documents.
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● Blockchain Transparency Institute releases top exchange rankings by volume.
● Binance is still number 1 with a 24-hour volume of 1 Billion Dollars.
● Okex is second with 700 million dollar volume.
● Bithump and UpBit Korean Exchanges enters top 10.
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www.cryptoglobe.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Tether shows the letter of 1.8 billion dollars holding in Deltec Bank in the Bahamas.
● Chairman of Deltec Banks approves the authenticity of the letter.
● Chairman says they are compliant with all Banking rules in the world.
● Deltec can’t share a customers information with anyone but after Tether published the letter they were capable of confirming it.
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www.newsbtc.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Remixpoint wants to accept Bitcoin for Limousine rides.
● Company partners with Hinomaru Limousine company for crypto paid rides.
● Helps save extra fee’s spent on foreign countries imposed by credit cards.
● Aims to turn Bitcoin to fiat at POS directly to avoid volatility concerns.
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● Biggest Ethereum wallet MetaMask reaches 1.3 million user record.
● Compatible with Ledger Nano S and Trezor Wallets.
● New feature added to hide your cryptos from anyone else wants to look at.
● MetaMask Labs working on making ETH Blockchain faster and cheaper.
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● The cryptocurrency industry has seen many hacks which threaten the legitimacy of the young sector.
● Cybersecurity researches believe they have found the hackers who stole $60 million from Zaif, a Japanese based crypto exchange.
● The hack took place in September and led to the loss of nearly $40 million in customer assets as well as $20 million owned by the Zaif exchange.
● The owner of Zaif has announced it will sell assets to refund customers affected by this hack.
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● Bancor has developed a new solution to allow for token swaps to occur.
● The new solution called BancorX operates as a decentralized application.
● BancorX supports EOS and Ethereum tokens, opening the cross-chain exchange for dozens of digital assets in the market today.
● Bancor’s native token, BNT can be used in the cross-chain swaps.
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● USD Coin gets bigger exposure with new exchanges.
● According to Circles official blog post, 12 new exchanges decide to list it.
● Circle Promises Zero fees for USDC to USD trades.
● Can be exchanged from Dollars to USDC on Circle and Coinbase.
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● Bitcoin falls further down below its rivals at 19th position with EOS and Ethereum continuing to dominate the CCID index.
● The result was published at the 6th Global Public Blockchain Technology Assessment Index, by the China Electronic Information Industry Development (CCID).
● The blockchain projects that surfaced after bitcoin took prime spots.
● Newly launched Blockchain projects are currently the preferred platforms for development worldwide, and EOS is showing a stronger momentum.
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● Tron Foundation announced that it would periodically begin burning the old ERC20 tokens since it became a separate and stable entity.
● Justin Sun, the founder of the blockchain platform Tron, has announced the successful burning of $800 million worth of TRX tokens.
● It is confirmed that a total of 100,000,000,000 ERC20 tokens were burnt, marking the seventh successful coin burn event since June 2018.
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● Bank of America has now secured its latest patent in the blockchain and crypto space, for “tamper-responsive” remote storage of security keys.
● The main issue with existing storage methods for private crypto keys is that they do not provide for the real-time response of such breaches.
● To solve the misappropriation of private cryptography keys, the patent was signed.
● The patent promises a system of redundant keys in which the system automatically responds to tamper attempts by deleting the key from the potentially compromised device.
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toshitimes.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● A California-based college student turned $5,000 into $880,000 through trading cryptocurrency.
● Although the student’s current cryptocurrency portfolio is valued at around $125,000, he faces a tax liability of $400,000.
● He took to Reddit to share his story asking cryptocurrency policymakers for advice.
● He also admits that he neglected to allocate money for taxes because he never knew about them.
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● Since the last 3 months, $81.1 million was paid into Grayscale’s investment products.
● Institutional investors accounted for 70% which is bigger than YTD figure, 59%.
● 73% of inflows went into the Bitcoin Investment Trust.
● Surprisingly 18% of Q3 investments came from retirement accounts.
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● IBM is about to patent a system which prevents from entering "high-risk locations" while using AR.
● Blockchain is needed in the system to precisely document locations used in AR games and apps.
● The patent process might take several years.
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www.thehindubusinessline.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● The blockchain enabled Letter of Credit (LC) transaction facilitated the shipment between Reliance Industries and Tricon Energy.
● ING Bank issued the LC for Tricon Energy and HSBC India was the advising and negotiating bank for Reliance Industries.
● “This solution is a significant improvement for any organization involved in buying and selling goods internationally, as it truly brings together all parties onto one platform,” - Hitendra Dave from HSBC has said.
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● BCH volume has grown to $980 million in just 3 days.
● Upcoming hard fork (15th November) is the main reason.
● OKEx is the leading crypto exchange in terms of volume for BCH/USDT pair.
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● AMD partners with 7 different companies to build crypto mining focused equipment.
● The decrease in demand for graphics cards does not fear the manufacturer.
● AMD will provide mining equipment for all levels of miners from beginner to advanced.
● AMD records %4 increase in the third quarter still falls short of their own projections.
● PoW mining still a niche AMD wants to conquer.
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● Cryptocurrency markets continue to drop both in value and volume.
● The world's largest crypto exchange, Binance fell 44% from September to October.
● The second and third largest exchanges OKEx and Huobi reported falling 47%.
● The Bibox exchange one of two exchanges holding a steady level of volume despite major volume drop by other exchanges.
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● Venezuela decreed, the Government “shall promote and guarantee the use of cryptocurrencies as a means of Payment”
● After delays, the Petro will be accepted as a national currency for the country of Venezuela.
● The Supreme Court of Venezuela became the final government branch to declare cryptocurrencies and their adoption a national priority.
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● Dash Text allows users without smartphones to pay and receive Dash.
● Dash is becoming the Venezuelan’s favorite coin, however, there is no Dash node running in Venezuela.
● Cryptocurrency is seen to be rising in popularity due to the inflation costs increasing.
● Users can create a Dash wallet by typing ‘Dash’ and sending to 22625, and then type ‘Crear’ which in Spanish means ‘Create’ to create a Dash wallet.
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● Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum announced at the Devcon4 in Prague, Czech Republic that Ethereum 2.0 upgrade will be called Serenity.
● Serenity is expected to change the network’s consensus mechanism from proof of work (PoW) to proof of stake (PoS).
● Another feature added in Serenity will be Sharding which can be explained as the splitting of the main Blockchain into smaller, more distinct parts called shards.
● Serenity is said to increase the scalability of Ethereum by a thousand times, with finality for each block expected in little as ten to twenty minutes.
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www.businessinsider.in - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s 11-year crypto-savvy son, mines Ethereum using a computer that his dad built.
● Pichai made the amusing revelation at the New York Times DealBook conference while discussing tech addiction and the importance of limiting screen time for children.
● Pichai said his son understands a lot more about virtual currencies than he does about paper money, so he had to explain how money works in real life.
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● Bitcoin Cash increased from $425 to $450 in a matter of minutes after 12:45 UTC, and even increased to $470.
● The main reason for the 10% jump was Binance and Bitcoin.com announcing that it will support the Bitcoin Cash version developed by Bitcoin ABC.
● Bitcoin Cash is rumored to split on November 15th due to community differences between Bitcoin ABC and Craig Wright’s nChain
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● New KPMG report on blockchain investments suggests a surge in 2018.
● First six months of 2018 saw more capital investment than all of 2017 into the blockchain sector.
● Blockchain investors steering away from initial coin offerings, investing in equity-based deals instead.
● Dominant market players seeing larger investments instead of many small cap projects receiving funding.
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● Bancor to bring cryptocurrency into emerging markets, with project launching within Kenya’s POA Network.
● Emerging markets may be the best use case for cryptocurrencies.
● The Kenyan based project aims to deploy a solution to bridge the gap between the many hyper-localized currencies in the Kenya market.
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● Siemens, a large industrial manufacturer has committed to investing $681 million into a blockchain research center.
● Plans to establish a new city through this investment called Siemensstadt (Siemens City).
● The team expects the project to become a central location within the technology sector for new startups and innovation to flourish.
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● New service, Lite.IM launches to enable Facebook Messenger users to send and receive Litecoin.
● The messenger app transfer service was created by a firm focusing on generating payment solutions for cryptocurrency known as the Zulu Republic.
● Now Lite.IM will be able to reach over 2 billion potential users via the Facebook platform.
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● In September 2012 Winklevoss twins gave $250,000 to Mr. Shrem who were supposed to buy BTC for them.
● He gave them Bitcoins worth only $189,000.
● 5,000 missing Bitcoins became the reason of tension between Winklevoss and Shrem.
● "When he purchased $4 million in real estate, two Maseratis, and two power boats, we decided it was time to get to the bottom of it".
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● Binance Uganda, which is Binance’s first fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange signed up more than 40,000 users in the first week.
● The feedback proves that the unbanked Ugandans which add up to 74% of Ugandans population prefer cryptocurrency.
● Currently, Binance Uganda only offers Bitcoin and Ethereum.
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● Tether announced the partnership with Bahamas based bank, Deltec Bank & Trust.
● Intensive due diligence preceded the signing of the contract.
● According to Deltec Bank & Trust document, more than $1.8 billion are stored in the bank.
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● BlackRock investment bank will avoid Bitcoin ETF.
● The world doesn’t need a store of wealth unless you need that store of wealth for things you should not be doing,” BlackRock CEO says.
● On the other side J.P. Morgan Chase, IBM, Facebook invests in blockchain based solutions.
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● Morgan Stanley released updated cryptocurrency report.
● The investment bank sees decentralized technology as a positive trend.
● Morgan Stanley admits that there is a demand from their customers to invest in cryptocurrencies.
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● Coinsource is the 12th company to receive a BitLicense.
● Coinsource is a bitcoin ATM provider with over 40 machines ready to be launched in New York.
● The application to obtain a license had been submitted in 2015.
● Coinsource is present in 19 states with over 200 machines.
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● Investment funds based in Hong Kong needs to poses type 1 SFC license.
● Licensed fund managers must inform the SFC about investments in ICO's.
● Only fund managers investing over 10% of their portfolio are required to obtain a license.
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blog.coinbase.com - added by simon186 - 3 weeks ago
● Coinbase customers in supported jurisdictions can buy, sell, send and receive the USD Coin stablecoin.
● One USDC is a 1:1 representation of a US dollar.
● Use cases for USDC include:
- Improved send and receive
- Use in dApps and exchanges
- A programmable dollar
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● One of the earliest bitcoin adopters and bitcoin cash supporter Roger Ver has said he might be fooled by self-proclaimed Satoshi - Craig Wright.
● Roger Ver who is the owner of bitcoin.com and a mining giant is not sure about the partnership with Craig for the upcoming Bitcoin Cash fork.
● Feud between Craig Wright and Roger Ver started when Roger decided to support ABC instead of Craig’s SV fork.
● Ver said Wright sometimes can be really wise about some subjects while having no idea about others and overall the personal insults are thrown. This is the only reason he backs ABC over SV.
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www.bangkokpost.com - added by simon186 - 5 days ago
● Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister, Wissanu Krea-ngam wants more regulations in the cryptocurrency field in the country.
● Wissanu Krea-ngam wants the regulations to comply for both domestic and international usage.
● In addition, the Thai Revenue Department announced plans to track tax payments using Blockchain technology and machine learning.
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● Ethereum, the second most popular cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization is facing major scalability issues.
● Plasma has slowed down in execution and thus zk-snarks a cryptography from Zcash may be the much-needed technology for Ethereum to increase scalability.
● Gnosis, a prediction market platform is already using zk-snarks to lead to a it becoming more decentralized.
● Vitalik Buterin has written earlier about zk-snarks helping Ethereum achieving 500 transactions a second.
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www.ccn.com - added by simon186 - 6 days ago
● The Bank of Israel is not going to introduce digital currency anytime soon.
● The team from Bank of Israel and Israeli finance ministry has released a research presenting pros and cons of implementing digital Shekel.
● Despite the "no" decision the research team is still active and continue further works to possibly change the decision.
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cointelegraph.com - added by simon186 - 6 days ago
● The Peoples Bank of China has released a report warning its customers against the investing into ICO’s.
● The known anti-cryptocurrency bank has asked the government to tighten supervision against blockchain investments.
● Local newspaper highlights the cons of blockchains vs the benefits of using it.
● As recent news of PBoC warns people against airdrops as well, their stance did not come as a surprise to anyone.
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● SEC decision was to be made at 5th of November for the upcoming ETF’s.
● It is stated by lawyer Jake Chervinsky that it may not come until December.
● 5th of November is only for the public to submit statements to SEC and not decision date.
● Deadline for a decision will be 29th December 2018 for SEC.
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● Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange releases a report on cryptocurrencies and blockchain
● ADX’s report helps people identify digital assets and help pave the way for companies to offer such assets.
● ADX aims to help more blockchain solutions to be made around the country.
● ICO’s will have an easier time to enter the market thanks to ADX’s new report.
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● Augur is an ethereum blockchain based betting company which started operations past July.
● Which party will win the elections in USA midterms has seen increasing attention for wagering.
● Augur’s odds of 66% Democrats winning is far lower than 88% given by political poll company FiveThirtyEight
● Even with rising amount of wagers for elections, the number of users has not yet passed the all-time high of July opening days.
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● Verified Twitter accounts are getting hacked to be used in scams.
● One instance is someone impersonating Elon Musk on Twitter.
● Scammer/Hacker managed to gather $180,000 by promising bigger returns.
● A new wave after the first Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee impersonator who did the same last January.
● Twitter official said they are working for a solution on how to stop scammers.
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www.coindesk.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Bitstamp partners with Cinnober, an exchange software provider mainly for stock and commodity markets.
● New System will allow the exchange to provide a much faster trading opportunity.
● CTO David Osojnik says the exchange will be 1250 times faster.
● Bitstamp aims to add more options in trading with the new improvement.
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www.trustnodes.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● A new study shows EOS blockchain can’t handle the transaction it advertised.
● 1200 transactions per second shown by EOS turned out to be 250 transactions.
● High latency found disrupting the potential of EOS transaction numbers.
● Research proves EOS not being honest about the speed of their blockchain.
● Orphaned transactions not being processed by the network is another minus.
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● The People’s Bank of China wants to stop Free Tokens.
● Airdrops are still bought by people who use loopholes.
● Bank States over 20% of ICO’s were funded by Chinese investors.
● PBoC has been working to stop ICO’s since September 2017.
● NIFA (national internet finance association) adds an option to report illegal ICO’s.
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www.cryptoninjas.net - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● EOS Rio, will work with Ultra on blockchain infrastructure and smart contracts development for an EOSIO - based blockchain.
● They plan to tokenize licenses, items, experiences making way for a fairer user-centered marketplace for gamers, and developers.
● Ultra will work in resource allocation and governance to accommodate the needs of creating a user experience unmatchable by any other source.
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ethereumworldnews.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Israeli fintech, OneAlpha says the bearish market is necessary and should be seen as a relief.
● According to the analysts, market behavior in 2018 is a good sign for the future.
● The report gives an optimistic overview of the future for the whole market itself.
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medium.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Ledger Nano S, the popular bitcoin hardware wallet has to suspend supporting Bitcoin Cash until the decision has been made as to which chain is stable.
● The conflicts caused between the two Bitcoin Cash development teams has given rise to the Bitcoin cash Hard fork.
● The hard fork will occur on 15th of November at 4:40 PM, which will result in one dominant cash chain that the ledger will resume supporting.
● Bitcoin cash service will be suspended all the while to prevent unwanted transactions which can result in loss of cash.
● If you wish to transact during this time, you can still use a third party wallet supporting Ledger devices, such as Electron Cash, at your own risk.
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www.crypto-news.in - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● India’s cryptocurrency exchanges face another 50 days of uncertainty with the Modi government drafting regulations for this sector.
● During which time, WazirX Founder Nischal Shetty has started a new Twitter campaign to get the attention of policymakers towards the crypto market.
● The tweet was Addressed to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Prime minister Narendra Modi, asking them to set positive regulations for the citizens of India to participate in the powerful force of Crypto Space.
● In the second tweet, he requested everyone to retweet the first tweet till it reaches the government officials.
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www.prnewswire.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● OKEx has recently been named "Crypto Exchange of the Year" at Malta's blockchain conference for contributing to the country's blockchain scene.
● It was awarded the prize after beating finalists Binance and BitBay.
● The cryptocurrency exchange OKEx was founded in 2017 and has over 400 tokens listed on its platform, also offering its users futures trading options.
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● Ukraine’s government has officially confirmed plans of legalizing cryptocurrency in the country through its regulatory framework.
● Regulations include governing of the local cryptocurrency exchange market and KYC/AML systems to improve monitoring.
● The Ukranian government has plans of involving itself in the cryptocurrency mining industry, smart contract development, and taxation by 2020.
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www.asb.co.nz - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● ASB, a New Zealand bank settled a meat export deal from New Zealand to South Korea using Blockchain.
● ASB claims to carry out the first ever Blockchain powered trade in New Zealand’s export history.
● The deal was between Greenlea Premier Meats and a South Korean Importer.
● The traditional trading software takes two to four days, however, in the Blockchain based trade deal carried out it only took an hour.
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nltimes.nl - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Certain business entities in Amsterdam have been threatened by an email demanding for 50,000 EUR in Bitcoin or they will be attacked.
● According to the email, the business owners have five days time to make the payment, or else the amount will double.
● If a payment is not done after the next 5 days of 100,000 Euros, there is a threat of the business owner being shot or a grenade being blasted.
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www.businesswire.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● IOTA to be integrated into Ledger’s Nano S cryptocurrency hardware wallet.
● It will help IOTA users protect their private keys by giving access to IOTA tokens in a state of the art secure chip.
● The Ledger hardware wallet integrates with IOTA Trinity and Romeo Wallets.
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● DeVere Group creates deVere Digital Asset Funds to help people invest in cryptocurrency.
● It will take the help of Dalma Capital Management which is a Dubai based hedge fund.
● DeVere hopes to help its investors in situations of volatility in cryptocurrency.
● It will use methods such as algorithmic trading and over the counter markets to seize opportunities.
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● Azerbaijan, a Eurasian country plans to make use of Blockchain technology and smart contracts to improve the legal system and housing sector.
● Smart contracts will help increase transparency and reduce falsifications in the country.
● Azerbaijan’s central bank and IBM will work together to use Blockchain to help transform the country digitally.
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trends.google.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● The word Blockchain has been searched more than cryptocurrency on popular search engine Google.
● However, Bitcoin is even ten times more popular than Blockchain or Cryptocurrency.
● Between the months, August 2017 to August 2018, Bitcoin was surprisingly even more searched for than celebrity Taylor Swift and the Stock Market.
● In December 2017, when Bitcoin was near $20,000 it was searched 25% more than the American president Donald Trump.
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● The Department of Federal Revenue of Brazil (RFB) released a draft on details of taxes on cryptocurrency on October 30th, 2018.
● Brazilian cryptocurrency exchanges have to share reports on a monthly basis to the RFB.
● Individuals and entities have to report crypto related transactions of more than 10,000 Brazilian Reals carried out at foreign cryptocurrency exchanges if it is.
● If transactions are not reported, citizens will have to pay a fine of up to 1,500 Brazilian Reals.
● If information of a transaction is insufficient or false, there is a fine of 3% of the actual transaction value.
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www.reuters.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● HSBC, Standard Chartered and ten banks have developed a blockchain based trade finance platform which will be called eTrade Connect.
● The eTrade Connect is facilitated by Hong Kong’s Central Bank which is the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA).
● The platform will make finances related to international trading more efficient.
● HSBC has already witnessed the approval of loan applications being reduced to four hours as compared to one and a half days thanks to Blockchain technology.
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ethereumworldnews.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Twitter user @KingBlue_XRP raised over 21,000 XRP in the donation.
● Donation started at the end of June 2018
● Most of the cryptocurrency was deposited directly with the small participation of XRP Tip Bot and Coil.
● St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is famous for being free for patients. Its mission is to prevent cure serious diseases affecting children.
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● The rebranded version of BTC-E, WEX, is probably moving users funds to exit scam.
● Records indicate that Dmitry Vasiliev is in charge of the exchange but he denies.
● CZ, CEO of Binance, is willing to work with law enforcement to resolve the issue.
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● Hayes predicts trading volume to decrease in the upcoming months and compares the current situation to 2014-2015 plateau.
● Bitmex volumes reach around $1 billion daily.
● The biggest derivative exchange is financially stable and continues expansion.
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● SP Group launched a renewable energy certificate (REC) at the ASEAN Energy Business Forum (AEBF).
● First customers are City Developments Limited (CDL) and DBS Bank (DBS).
● The marketplace was built in-house by digital energy experts.
● Its designed for all type of businesses from small entities to large corporations.
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● The Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration officially recognized Bitcoin as a property.
● Chinese law does not forbid owning & transferring bitcoin, which should be protected by law because of its property nature and economic value.
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● Swissquote bank allows its customers to acquire LakeDiamond tokens before the public ICO.
● Clients will receive one additional free token for each set of ten purchased tokens.
● LakeDiamond mission is to grow ultra-pure diamonds and transform them for high-tech applications.
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● Coinbase user base surpasses 60 million
● Q3 revenue reaches $90M
● individual customers are responsible for more than 80% of overall company's income
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www.bundesbank.de - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Börse have successfully completed tests for securities settlement based on blockchain technology.
● Tests showed that prototypes are suitable for the productive operation of a realistic financial market infrastructure.
● "Blockchain technology is a suitable basis for applications in the field of settlement and other financial infrastructures." - said Berthold Kracke, CEO of Clearstream Banking AG.
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● Tron exceeds daily Ethereum volume after launchning gambling dapp.
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● the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) has given formal approval for its cryptocurrency industry to regulate itself.
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medium.com - added by simon186 - 3 weeks ago
● Square’s solution called “Subzero,” uses a Hardware Security Module (HSM)-backed cold wallet for which the company has now released the code, documentation, and tools.
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www.financemagnates.com - added by simon186 - 5 days ago
● Mauritius, a tiny island in the East of Africa is making efforts to start regulating the cryptocurrency space.
● Cryptocurrency linked businesses in Mauritius are to obtain a Custodian Services Digital Asset License.
● Custodians need to have an insured capital of 500,000 Mauritian Rupees which is equivalent to about $14,500.
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cointelegraph.com - added by simon186 - 6 days ago
● Texas Securities Board sends cease and desist letter to stop Australian Cloud mining company AWS Mining for selling unregistered securities.
● AWS Mining offering 200% return on investment passive income offer violates the Texas Securities Act.
● AWS neither complied with authorities for securities rights nor they were registered to sell in Texas.
● AWS can request a hearing in 31 days or they will be permanently closed for operations in the state of Texas.
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www.ccn.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● DJ Khaled and Mayweather got sued for promoting a fraud ICO.
● Gwyneth Paltrow promotes a new Q&A on the website called GOOP.
● Q&A by Bill is designed to answer simple questions like "what is bitcoin" and "how to get bitcoin" for newcomers.
● Bill's Q&A that Gwyneth Paltrow tweeted also promotes new exchange ABRA with options to buy 25 different coins.
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blog.bitmex.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Bitmex Announces deal with Forkmonitor.info.
● The website helps to learn about new forks coming up.
● Runs on 8 Bitcoin Cash and 5 Bitcoin Nodes.
● After the upcoming Bitcoin Cash will focus on all Bitcoin Forks.
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cointelegraph.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● 14 people have reported to local authorities that their funds disappeared from their wallets.
● Turkish police have arrested 11 suspects in Istanbul.
● Suspects were identified through SIM card numbers and while trying to withdraw money using ATM's and banks.
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ethereumworldnews.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Anonymous terrorist group asks for €50,000 to be paid in BTC.
● Local Dutch authorities are aware of the situation and further investigate.
● The message contains a request to sing up an account on Coindesk or Coinmama and later send the cryptocurrency to an undisclosed address.
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● The U. S. rapper T.I., also known as T.I.P., Ryan Felton, and his business partner, launched a cryptocurrency token called FLiK.
● The prices of the token plunged due to a noticeable ‘pump and dump’ and the famous rapper is now being sued for $5 million USD due to securities fraud.
● T.I. had apparently given FLiK tokens to members of his family and friends who sold massive amounts on coinexchange.com causing a heavy devaluation
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blog.iota.org - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between IOTA and HIGH Mobility.
● HIGH MOBILITY is an award-winning API platform that focuses on digital developer tools for connected cars.
● HIGH MOBILITY will use IOTA’s content, blueprints and tutorials to help car manufacturers sync up well with app developers.
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www.nzherald.co.nz - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● New Zealand government’s grant of NZ $315,000 to a Bitcoin startup called Vimba was heavily criticized by tech executives.
● These tech executives believed there were startups that better deserved the grant than a Bitcoin startup.
● Another objection was Vimba was looking to expanding to other countries, and not help New Zealand’s economy in any such way in terms of jobs and taxes.
● The Bitcoin startup hopes to use the grant to enable scalability by improving its software.
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www.businessinsider.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Reggie Brown who is known to be the godfather of ETF’s commented that Bitcoin Exchange Traded Funds will not be approved anytime soon.
● According to him, BTC ETF will be approved only when a strong regulatory framework is developed for the Bitcoin industry.
● Browne is recognizable for helping Knight Capital become one of the largest ETF trading firms in the world.
● Currently, Browne is the head of ETF trading at Cantor Fitzgerald.
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● The Largest Anonymous Bitcoin Transaction Occurred on the 10th Anniversary of the idea of the Bitcoin Protocol.
● The Anonymous Transaction was worth over $200,000.
● A method called CoinJoin was used, where it anonymizes Bitcoins by two users transacting together.
● The Coinjoin, in this case, involved many participants, with 14.8 BTC moved to a Bitcoin Address.
● It was Initiated by Adam Ficsor, a developer of Wasabi Wallet who used Twitter to announce it.
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www.coindesk.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● During the Canada Fintech Forum Janet Yellen stated that she is not a fan of Bitcoin.
● A day later founder of Biterica, Raz Suprovici using his platform gifted her with $20 in crypto currency.
● Yellen said that she is aware of the gift but it doesn't change her mind in term of BTC.
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● Vambi, New Zealand startup, received $315,000 investment from the government.
● Vambi, previously called MyCryptoSaver, is a small crypto exchange serving New Zealanders.
● Vimba CEO Sam Blackmore says the investment will be spent to add new features to the existing platform.
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● Nasdaq Financial Framework is about to use Azure’s Blockchain Platform.
● In June Nasdaq trialed a Blockchain platform to handle margin calls.
● R3 consortium Blockchain Network which stands behind Microsoft’s Azure Blockchain already has partnerships with BitPay, Emercoin, LibraTax, and Manifold.
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www.ccn.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● PwC hired more than 400 employees to guide their customers in terms of cryptocurrencies and blockchain regulations around the world.
● Among "Big Four" PwC wants to lead the blockchain revolution - says one of the company executives, Ralph Weinberger.
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file.swcms.net - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Coincheck had suspended some services after January 2018 hacking.
● The cryptocurrencies available for deposit are BTC, BCH, ETC, and LTC.
● New account openings are available only for customers living in Japan.
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www.prnewswire.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Evaluation of customers should start in a couple of weeks.
● The main reason behind this split is to list new tokes much faster than it is now.
● The exchange will run under Maltese and EU law and regulations.
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cointelegraph.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Coincheck Q3 results are much lower comparing to the preceding quarter.
● Running costs decreased by 17%.
● Currently serves around 1.7 million users.
● Between April 2017 and January 2018 the exchange earned appx. $490 million.
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www.thedrinksbusiness.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● The brewer introduced a new draft beer which price correlates with FTSE 100 Index.
● The electronic matrix shows a live price for each beer.
● Another London-based bar recently rejected a similar idea saying mixing drinking and technology is a nightmare.
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ethereumworldnews.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Plugin named Neutrino built for LN’s “light clients” that makes it possible for people who do not run a complete node to make payments using this technology.
● Public release will be at the end of this month.
● The plugin will be open source, so it is subject to modifications and improvements.
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● Plugin named Neutrino built for LN’s “light clients” that makes it possible for people who do not run a complete node to make payments using this technology.
● Public release will be at the end of this month.
● The plugin will be open source, so it is subject to modifications and improvements.
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news.bitcoin.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Regulator aims to make tokens as easy to invest and as liquid as stocks.
● The draft should be ready in June 2019.
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medium.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Trust wallet support all ERC20, ERC223 and ERC721 tokens.
● By the end of the year, the company plans to add #Bitcoin#, #Litecoin#, and #Bitcoin Cash#.
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● NEO, Expobank's project lets its customers buy bitcoins.
● Online registrations are possible for Czech customers.
● New cryptocurrencies are possible to come soon.
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● Several Sweden banks as do not cover cash anymore.
● E-kronas would be stored in card format or the mobile app.
● Tests starts in 2019 with full implementation set to 2021.
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medium.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● The mission of the game is to launch the last rocket before the timer runs out.
● MoraSpace will be live on November 8th.
● Early adopters can participate in ETH faucet.
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www.cryptoglobe.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● $163M only makes up 0.43% of global XRP volume, the remaining volume is traded on third-party exchanges.
● $65M was sold programmatically, while $98M was sold by money service business.
● Unlike the entire market, Ripple saw a strong rally towards the end of Q3.
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● Polish Prosecutor's Office initiated proceedings regarding DasCoin.
● DasCoin price dropped by 6 percents.
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bitcoinist.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● After the update, Litecoin fee will fall to $0.005.
● LTC price has so far not reacted to the update.
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● SCA is working on ICO regulations.
● ICO's are going to be considered as securities in the UAE.
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www.ccn.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Canadians between the ages of 45 and 54 were the group that reported the largest growth in bitcoin ownership.
● Female bitcoin owners in Canada remaining at 2 percent of the population, while the male bitcoin ownership figure nearly doubled, jumping from 4.2 percent to 8.1 percent.
● 63 percent of cryptocurrency owners in Canada own bitcoin.
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www.bloomberg.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Firm may seek value of $3 billion to $5 billion in a listing.
● Bitfury is exploring IPO in Amsterdam, London or Hong Kong.
● Some investment banks avoid advising on such IPO.
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bitcoinist.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Digital Surge crypto exchange is the first adopter of the Digital iD solution.
● “Digital iD allows exchanges to verify the identity of a potential Bitcoin buyer in minutes,"
● The software can potentially reach more than 11 million Australians.
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blokt.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● The quantum-resistant signature scheme makes it impossible to re-use IOTA address.
● Users find quantum-resistant signature as unnecessary as quantum attacks are not an existing threat nowadays.
● IOTA's mission is "to build the backbone for the next Industrial Revolution".
● IOTA-Pay integrates several features into one single website, allowing users to generate an account address or public reference to be shared with others.
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www.cryptovibes.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● $8.2 billion worth was sent within the last 24h in TOP 5 cryptocurrencies.
● According to blocktivity EOS represents 43,5% of all operations within blockchains globally.
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www.theblockcrypto.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Bakkt announced earlier this week that its futures contracts would begin trading on December 12, 2018.
● Bakkt's product is unique from CME and Cboe - traders, at the end of the contract lifespan, will receive a payout in bitcoin itself, not cash.
● DV Trading, a Chicago trading shop, will trade Bakkt's product.
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coindoo.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● After heavy storms in Japan, Binance decided to donate its listing fees directly to the affected families.
● The exchange collected money in Bitcoin and Ethereum.
● Binance and Ripple Lab are major players in the crypto charity scene.
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www.bloomberg.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● It may become the first major venue to widely use blockchain.
● ASX made bet on blockchain technology last year, tapping Digital Asset Holdings LLC to replace its equities clearing and settlements system.
● “It’s a very clever architecture, but it is just a database architecture,” said deputy CEO about the blockchain technology.
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ethereumworldnews.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Total energy consumption from banking operations is much larger than Bitcoin.
● CEO of VeriPic, Mr. John M. Kwan compares the environmental impact of the traditional banking system and cryptocurrencies.
● Antminer S9 consumes around $200 million of electricity per year.
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● Fiat-crypto trading on Binance Uganda is on.
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● The exchange, called XRP United, went live on 23rd October, 2018.
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● The phone can be purchased only by BTC or ETH.
● Initial price is set at about $960.
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● The investment fund owned by the Government of Singapore is funding Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, toward its expansion in the city-state.
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● Trezor is about to support $ADA in a few days.
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uk.reuters.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) is planning to help modernise and improve transparency in the industry by applying blockchain solutions.
● New technology aims to exclude from the global supply chain metal that is illegally mined or traded.
● 20 out of 26 companies proposed solutions relied on supply chain tracking.
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www.afr.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● The Reserve Bank of Australia is against issuing a digital Australian dollar.
● "I am not convinced that it has a use." - says RBA assistant governor Michelle Bullock.
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www.ccn.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) is in the process of drafting regulations for governing ICOs.
● Draft copy of the regulations will be ready by mid-2019.
● If it comes to regulations Taiwan is about to follow Japan.
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www.dfs.ny.gov - added by simon186 - 3 weeks ago
● Coinbase Custody has obtained a license to operate as an independent Qualified Custodian.
● Coinbase is allowed to offer Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ether Classic, XRP, and Litecoin.
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abacusjournal.com - added by simon186 - 3 weeks ago
● Elad Roisman is the first commissioner to publicly meet with representatives of the three groups.
● In the meeting with Commissioner, arguments were made that the Bitcoin ETF should be approved as previous issues identified by the SEC are now resolved.
● Bitcoin ETF approval in late Q1 of 2019 seems possible.
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cointelegraph.com - added by simon186 - 3 weeks ago
● HTC Exodus can only be purchased by BTC or ETH.
● Exodus 1 are listed at around $960 (0.15 BTC or 4.78 ETH).
● The company states it is seeking collaboration with a community of developers and enthusiasts to keep building security.
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www.ccn.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Ukrainians, Moldovans, and Macedonians had bribed Bulgarian officials to get passports.
● Payments were settled using cryptocurrencies, mainly Bitcoin.
● A couple of Bulgarian politicians are being arrested.
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● eToro is the first platform to offer FIAT trading pair for BNB.
● CZ, Binance CEO is happy that his coin will reach millions of users around the world.
● At the moment, eToro offers 13 crypto assets for investors.
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blog.malwarebytes.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● CoinTicker displays information about different cryptocurrencies price in the menu bar.
● Once launched the app installs two backdoors EvilOSX and EggShell.
● Its unknown what is the goal for hacker for installing that malware but most probably the aim is to gain access to users crypto wallets.
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cointelegraph.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● President of Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), Felix Hufeld expects international effort to regulate ICO's.
● “I can thus only recommend private investors keep away from such things.” - Hufeld stated.
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www.telegraph.co.uk - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Bad legislation might force UK-based crypto entities to move out of the country.
● Member of Parliament focuses too much on #Bitcoin# disregarding other kinds of digital assets.
● Neil Foster, the partner at Baker Botts asks for more detailed regulation and not putting cryptos into the same bag as stocks, bonds, and shares.
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www.ukrinform.net - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Ukraine Trade Ministry aims to set up crypto friendly regulations.
● Legalization should become real no later than in 2021.
● Adoption will be done in two separate stages.
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bitcoinist.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Vit Jedlicka is looking to use a new cryptocurrency called ‘Merit’.
● Jedlicka wants to turn over running the country into a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO).
● Liberland plans are to have no obligatory taxes, a decentralized government, and a range of freedoms, like the right to bear arms.
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ethereumworldnews.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Monero withdrawal fees are reduced to 0.0001 XMR.
● ZCash has sought to better its privacy features through the so-called “Sapling Protocol.”
● Sapling Protocol will allow common Internet-connected computers to accept, process, and receive shielded transactions, which was only previously possible through the use of a full blockchain node.
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www.bloomberg.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Tech giants stocks are more volatile than Bitcoin.
● Bitcoin 10-day volatility hasn’t been this low since October 2016, when it traded below $1,000.
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cointelegraph.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Speaking at ISDA, Rostin Behnam revealed he spends a lot of his time focusing on issues related to disruptive fintech.
● His desire is "to avoid being the typical regulator on the tail end of technological advancement".
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blog.bitgo.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● The digital asset will be tokenized with full proof of reserve, backed 1:1 with Bitcoin.
● Users will be able to verify on the blockchain each Bitcoin that is held in custody.
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www.atimes.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Alibaba is offering its Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) product to clients around the world.
● The aim of the platform is to “become a technology partner that enables companies that wish to use blockchain to accelerate their digital transformation.”
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www.thehindubusinessline.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Nasscom president Debjani Ghosh asked players to obey the law.
● Cryptocurrency is currently legal in India but in July the Reserve
Bank of India (RBI) banned the country’s banks from servicing businesses involved in exchanging or processing digital assets.
● "Illegal" status of crypto is the result of the government’s failure to keep up with innovation.
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www.coindesk.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● New upgrade predicted to activate on October 29.
● Due to the technical changes included in Sapling, exchanges and wallets will be more readily able to accept shielded transactions.
● "Our goal is to make a light wallet that has privacy protections even against a service provider." - said CTO of the Zcash Company Nathan Wilcox.
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uk.reuters.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● With cryptocurrency prices fall demand for AMD chips have declined.
● AMD expects revenue of about $1.45 billion.
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www.coindesk.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Novatti Group, an Australian online payments processor, will issue the Novatti AUD Utility Token beginning on November 19, 2018.
● The idea behind the coin is not only to support fast transfers between exchanges but mostly to let users purchase goods from Australian businesses.
● Stellar supports at least 10 stablecoins, including USD Anchor, created by startup Stronghold with help from IBM.
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www.coindesk.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Bitmain pitch decks falsely suggested that the company had secured financial backing from Digital Sky Technologies Global.
● Many voices in the cryptocurrency community accused Bitmain of spreading the false claims.
● If Bitmain is discovered to have been responsible for advertising the false claims in the pitch decks, the legal implications could be significant.
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medium.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Unikrn is first regulated operator to offer live esports betting for both fiat and crypto.
● Gambling company offers live spectator betting and skill betting.
● UnikoinGold is the crypto token used for crypto gambling inside a project.
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bitcoinnews.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● The number of cryptos on CoinMarketCap surpassed 2,000 on 3 October 2018.
● By 5 January 2014, the number of cryptocurrencies was 67.
● By 3 January 2016, the number reached 551.
● Since the beginning of 2016, the number of cryptos has grown by 2,742%.
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piceto.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Poland faces new cryptocurrency scam method
● Victims are mainly older people.
● The mechanism of cheaters consists in impersonating the prosecutor.
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● Token holders have redeemed nearly 800 million USDT since the beginning of October.
● Tether treasury holds approximately 467 million USDT.
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www.coindesk.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● The patent specifically explains how a blockchain could be used to securely release time-sensitive information when necessary.
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sludgefeed.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Axie Infinity has a battle system that allows users to compete against each other to earn tokenized trophies and ETH rewards.
● Axie Infinity allows users to breed, earn and trade units that are represented on the Ethereum blockchain.
● Battles in Axie Infinity are all hosted off-chain.
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www.reuters.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● “Ultimately there needs to be normalization at the G20 level of critical crypto-related regulatory matters,” - Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle.
● Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said jurisdictions worldwide would have to license or regulate cryptocurrency exchanges.
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ambcrypto.com - added by simon186 - 3 weeks ago
● Investors can buy XRP with their credit card/debit card
● Purchases are possible due to SimplexCC - fintech company which cooperates with Changelly
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www.newsbtc.com - added by simon186 - 3 weeks ago
● TRONbet dApp is an online dice game launched on the top of Tron blockchain network.
● During the weekend over 500,000 transactions happened.
● Tron network is about to introduce more dApps in the coming days.
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www.cmta.ch - added by simon186 - 3 weeks ago
● the CMTA developed a set of AML standards for Digital Assets and is making the first version of the standards public.
● The Standards are divided into two parts, Part I is addressed to issuers who want to raise capital by issuing and selling Digital Assets as part of an initial coin or token offering. Part II is addressed to Swiss banks, securities dealers and other financial intermediaries who serve Part I issuers.
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www.scjohnson.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● SC Johnson and Plastic Bank are fighting together to reduce the global crisis of ocean plastic.
● China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Thailand account for more than 55% of the plastic waste leaking into the ocean.
● There are 8 recycling centers planned to be opened until May 2019 with the first already operating in Bali.
● Local waste collectors will be paid in cryptocurrencies which they can later spend on products and service.
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www.bangkokpost.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● 9 digital tokens and ICO's are blacklisted by Thailand regulator.
● Facebook and Youtube are mainly used to promote not authorized investments.
● Most of the businesses are structured like a Ponzi scheme.
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www.cryptoglobe.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Matt Levine, Bloomberg columnist is a non-believer that blockchain will revolutionize the securities industry.
● Elaine Ou, a San Francisco-based blockchain engineer proposed the possibility that regulation only serves to protect vested interests.
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www.ccn.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Belgium’s financial regulator FSMA has so far added 99 crypto scams to its blacklist.
● The blacklisted firms are mostly registered out of Belgium.
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support.okex.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● OKEX is delisting its low trading volume pairs.
● Users should cancel their orders of the affected pairs.
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● App called Bundil automatically invest your spare change from everyday credit or debit card purchases into bitcoin & other cryptos.
● Kevin O’Leary invests $100,000 for 50% stake in the company.
● Bundil costs $3 per month or $24 per year.
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www.mobilepaymentstoday.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● CoinText is expanding its SMS cryptocurrency transfer service into Brazil, Poland, Croatia and Romania.
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www.businesswire.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Forbes CryptoMarkets offers tracking of cryptocurrencies as well as news from the crypto industry.
● New service was created in cooperation with Forbes Media, NewCity Capital and trade.io.
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qz.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● The virtual currency exchange Unocoin had installed the country’s first cryptocurrency ATM in Bengaluru (India).
● The virtual currency ATM had not yet started operating.
● ATM co-founder, Harish BV has been arrested.
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www.9news.com.au - added by simon186 - 3 weeks ago
● Panel of judges including Branson himself, declared the organization the victor at an event held on the billionaire entrepreneur’s Necker Island in the Caribbean.
● Power Ledger uses Blockchain technology to offer low-cost, renewable electricity sources to its customers through peer-to-peer trading.
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twitter.com - added by simon186 - 3 weeks ago
● Elon Musk made a mysterious tweet about Bitcoin.
● Twitter thought his account was hacked and blocked it.
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ambcrypto.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● Sideways price trend for XRP
● Binance Labs is willing to strongly support African countries in blockchain adoption.
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medium.com - added by simon186 - 2 weeks ago
● CoinXP is an innovative project which claims to solve liquidity issues for large players.
● HashWorld is a blockchain project learning about technology through games.
● It extended ERC 721 protocol by developing Open Asset Protocol (OAP) to tokenize virtual and physical assets.
● The strategic alliance will be focusing on supporting HashFuture’s new protocol of NFT exchange.
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ethereumworldnews.com - added by simon186 - 1 week ago
● Coinbase Pro will allow clients to deposit the ERC20 token BAT, and once liquidity is established trading of BAT/USD Coin (USDC) will begin.
● BAT token will be accessible to everyone except to people in the state of New York as regulations are very strict there.
● Coinbase had revealed listing Steller Lumens (XLM), Cardano (ADA), ZCash (ZEC) and Basic Attention Token (BAT) a few months ago.
● With BAT already listed you can expect XLM, ADA and ZEC to follow soon.
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