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February 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

SEC Obtains Preliminary Injunction Against Blockvest For Fraudulent Securities Offer

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced a preliminary injunction granted against Blockvest LLC for unlicensed security offer. This overturns a previous court order, claiming that the SEC failed…
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February 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Nightmare: This Brazilian Investor Just Accidentally Bought Bitcoin at $20,000

Every crypto investor’s worst nightmare came true for one Brazilian trader, who accidentally bought bitcoin at a massive premium. At one point, he bought 0.0047 BTC for 340 Brazilian reals,…
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February 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Chainalysis Secures $30M: Despite Bitcoin Crash, Crypto Venture Money Still Flowing

The so-called “crypto winter” has undoubtedly been tough on a majority of this ecosystem’s upstarts, even those with supposedly colossal war chests and copious amounts of talent. Heck, earlier this…
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February 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto-Collectibles Marketplace OpenSea Partners with Blockchain Video Game Ember Sword

OpenSea, a digital marketplace for non-fungible crypto collectibles, has partnered with blockchain game developer and publisher So Couch Studios to build an in-game marketplace in the studio’s fantasy massively multiplayer…
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February 16, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Markets Experience Mixed Trading Session, Analysts Expect Ethereum and Litecoin to Drop in Near-Future

The crypto markets have continued to gradually drift lower following last Friday’s market surge. Most cryptocurrencies have dropped today, with Ethereum trading down marginally, and XRP dropping nearly 2% due…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price: All’s [Too] Quiet on the Crypto Front

This level of calm can make anyone nervous. Bitcoin spent the day within a close range, not losing much anywhere. Binance Coin is now over $9, further solidifying its position…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

XRP Holds Strong After JP Morgan ‘Slaps’ Ripple With Bank-Centric Crypto

Ripple and its go-to crypto asset, XRP, have long been a nuanced topic of discussion in the cryptosphere. Many have argued that the San Francisco-based fintech startup, deemed a company…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Surges 443 Points: Here’s What Xi Jinping Said That Lit the US Stock Market on Fire

On February 15, the Dow Jones surged by 1.74 percent, adding 443.86 points. Within less than 1 month, the Dow Jones has recovered from 24,065 points to 25,883 points, by…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinsquare Acquires StellarX: Canadian Exchange Takes Over

Canada’s largest crypto exchange Coinsquare has acquired the StellarX DEX according to a press release published yesterday. Under the terms of the agreement, StellarX will become a fully-owned subsidiary of Coinsquare and…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ocasio-Cortez Tries to Tear Down Trump’s Border Wall Just 24 Hours after Chasing Amazon out of NYC

The wide criticism U.S. House Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez received when she cheered Amazon’s decision to not build a second headquarters in New York didn’t seem to faze her. Instead, the freshman…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Stable Above $3,600, But Analysts Warn That Further Losses are Likely

Bitcoin has continued to express stability around its current price levels in the low-$3,600 region. Despite being stable currently, BTC has not been able to garner any buying pressure at…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Analyst: Bitcoin Price Stuck Between Converging Moving Averages Until Mid-Year

Traders, investors, and analysts are all watching Bitcoin price charts in hopes to better predict when the current crypto bear market ends and a new uptrend will resume. One particular…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple Feeling Pressure? Brad Garlinghouse Speaks Out About JPM Coin

Ripple’s CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, has finally responded to JPMorgan’s recent announcement of its new JPM Coin. Is Ripple feeling the pressure or just annoyed with a bank adopting a similar…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Needs to Kiss the Government’s Ring, Claims CME Chief Terry Duffy

Crypto will never be anything more than a fringe investment until it gets government backing. That’s the assessment of Terry Duffy, the CEO of top derivatives marketplace CME Group.  Duffy…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin (LTC) Up 26.3% In the Last Week, What’s Bogging Down Price?

Litecoin prices up 26.3 percent Adoption levels on the rise Transaction volumes low but up from Dec 2018 Despite short-term sell pressure, Litecoin (LTC) is on the rise and adoption…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

AXEL Launches AXEL.Network: A Global Decentralized and Distributed Platform

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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

You Can Now Buy Bitcoin At The Post Office In Liechtenstein

The national post service of the small European country of Liechtenstein has confirmed it will now offer Bitcoin (BTC) sales as part of its product range. Liechtenstein Post: Bitcoin Exchange…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Fasttoken Publicizes Its State Channels Before Ethereum

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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LocalBitcoins Challenger XCH4NGE Goes Global

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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BuySellHODL Launches First Of Its Kind Cryptocurrency Ratings & Price Targets

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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Payments in Venezuela Subject to 15% Commission

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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple’s Brad Garlinghouse Explains Why He’s Not Scared of JP Morgan’s ‘Bank Cryptocurrency’

Three MIT students in their early 20s created a technology that could draft predictive responses to emails. In May 2018, they proceeded to raise funds for their startup – EasyEmail.…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple (XRP) Boss: Bank-Issued Digital Assets A Deeply Misguided Idea

Ripple price edge lower Brad Garlinghouse says bank issued currencies doomed to fail Transactional volumes low JPM Coin is a bank-issued coin, but it will fail if we factor in…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Euphoric Dow Plows to 365 Point Gain after Trump Talks up China Trade Deal

The Dow and broader U.S. stock market surged to more than three-month highs Friday following the release of a White House memo that described trade talks with China as “detailed”…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Monero to Prevent ASIC Mining, Hard Fork Scheduled for March 9

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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Investors in This European Country Can Now Buy Crypto at the Post Office

Liechtenstein’s official post office is offering fiat-to-bitcoin exchange services through a partnership with Swiss blockchain company Värdex Suisse, a regulated payment service provider based in Switzerland. The Liechtensteinische Post AG office...
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Grayscale Q4 Report Finds Institutional Investors Returning to ‘Bitcoin Maximalism’

Digital Currency Asset Manager, Grayscale Investments, had a record year in 2018, with institutions and retirement accounts comprising the lion’s share. What’s more, they are increasingly opting for Bitcoin over other…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Validation as Jamie Dimon’s Sentiment Shift

Bitcoin prices ranging with clear supports at $3,400-500 zone JP Morgan and Chase rolls out a stable coin, JPM Transactional volumes average 10k, not enough to trigger buyers into action…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

You Won’t Believe How Many US Voters Back the ‘Extreme’ 70% Tax Rate in Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal

According to data from Navigator Research, a recent poll concluded that almost half of Americans support a 70% marginal tax on income earned above $10 million. Without explanation, 48% of…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Investors Are Cautiously Optimistic and Cite Overdue Upgrades

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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BitMart Lists Liquidity Network (LQD) Token

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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why Won’t Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Come Clean on How Disastrous Last Month’s Hack Really Was?

New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia disclosed that local police have allowed employees to return to the firm’s office following its suspension of operations mid last month after a multi-million dollar…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Even During Nuclear Winter, the Largest Crypto Asset Manager Controls Nearly $1 Billion

Cryptocurrencies have continued to stumble, but one organization has been making promising strides in the back offices of the Bitcoin space. Grayscale Investments, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the crypto conglomerate that…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple CEO Says JPMorgan’s ‘Cryptocurrency’ Misses The Point

JPMorgan is already facing severe criticism from the cryptocurrency industry just a day after it announced it would launch its own token, ‘JPM Coin.’ Garlinghouse: JPM Coin ‘Misses The Point’…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Newsflash: Amazon Leads Massive $700 Million Funding Round in Tesla Competitor Rivian

Elon Musk and Tesla had better watch out, because tech conglomerate Amazon just led a massive $700 million funding round in electric vehicle competitor Rivian. Amazon Leads Major Funding Round…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bombshell Report Details Creepy Ways Facebook Stalks Users & Ex-Employees

In a chilling report published by CNBC, over ten former employees of the social media giant have come out to reveal that Facebook uses its app to find and deal…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Futures, Bitcoin Price Teeter as US Stock Market Digests Trump’s Shutdown Deal

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and broader US stock market teetered on the brink of their previous-day closes heading into the week’s final trading session. Wall Street continued to digest…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Analysis: Here’s Why JP Morgan Is Launching Its Own Centralized Crypto Asset

Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JP Morgan Chase, has long been a skeptic of cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin. After calling the flagship crypto asset a “fraud,” remarking that it’s much…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Exchange Users Can Now Backup Private Keys

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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bill Gates: ‘Extreme’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Tax Reforms Would ‘Create Tax Dodging’

What does America’s second wealthiest man think of Ocasio-Cortez’s tax reforms? Bill Gates believes that talk of a top-rate tax of 70 percent is “extreme” and completely “missing the picture.”…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Indonesia Officially Recognizes Bitcoin as a Commodity

Regulators in Indonesia have finally recognized Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as commodities, thus providing legal backing for trading virtual currencies. Consequently, cryptocurrency exchanges in the country now have a set…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Russia Isn’t Bothered to Recognize Bitcoin for Now, Says Justice Minister; What Drove his Decision?

Russia’s Minister of Justice, Alexander Konovalov, has indicated that it is unnecessary to give cryptocurrencies a legal definition at this point in time, according to the country’s state-owned news agency…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Apple Finds a New Way to Sell its Old (Still Expensive) Phones in Germany, a Trial is Still Coming

Apple will resume its sale of iPhones in its stores in Germany, selling its older models which come with chips from Qualcomm Inc., as the chipmaker gets one over the Cupertino-based…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Wyoming Becomes First State To Give Bitcoin Owners Full Property Rights

Cryptocurrency advocates are celebrating Friday after the US state of Wyoming passed a bill giving direct property rights to cryptocurrency holders. Wyoming Senate Passes Crypto Property Bill Bill SF0125 passed…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bloomberg Editor Says JPMorgan’s Cryptocurrency Will ‘Obliterate’ Ripple; is XRP in Trouble?

On February 14, JPMorgan, the $340 billion banking giant, launched a stablecoin called JPM Coin. Industry experts foresee the stablecoin thrashing Ripple and its cryptocurrency XRP in the long run.…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Mass Adoption is Coming: The Biggest US Automaker Turns to Blockchain to Help Save Millions in Identity Theft

General Motors Financial has partnered with blockchain company Spring Labs to help reduce identity theft. It’s a move that could potentially save the car maker millions of dollars in fraud…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 15, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 15, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good Friday morning!  TThe crypto markets continue to trade in an incredibly tight range…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Return of Crypto DeQuorum – JPMCoin the XRP Killer

After a busy day, I sat down to have a late lunch at 3 PM on Thursday, and I saw a Whatsapp message pop up – and I stood up…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis: Healthy Pullback Could Lead to More Upside

The price of Litecoin (LTC) is currently consolidating after a small pullback from the well-overbought levels seen late last week. Is there more upside for the altcoin in the immediate…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Anchor: A New Financial Standard and Monetary System

Anchor, a New Financial Standard and Monetary System for Preserving and Enhancing the Value of Investor Holdings Anchor is a two-token stable currency system pegged to a financial index that…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How the World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Helped Usher in the Dawn of a Currency Revolution

The world’s largest crypto exchange, Binance, is flush with massive profits from its operations in 2018, estimated from buybacks of its BNB token to total $446 million. Although Bitcoin is…
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February 15, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Will Valentine’s Day End in Heartbreak for Bitcoin Bulls?

The cryptocurrency market held above $120 billion heading into Thursday evening, but could Bitcoin be setting up investors for a post-Valentine’s Day heartbreak? Bitcoin and the rest of the top…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Cringeworthy Reaction to Amazon’s HQ2 Pullout Proves How out of Touch She Really Is

U.S. House Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other New York politicians just chased off 25,000 Amazon jobs that could have created salaries of at least $115,000 jobs each. Unfazed and stunningly…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Iran’s ‘Cryptocurrency’ Has All the Traits of a Classic Sh*tcoin

Last month, Iran lifted its ban on Bitcoin to make way for its ‘crypto rial’. Now Iranian authorities have launched PayMon cryptocurrency supposedly backed by national gold reserves. Except, it’s…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Here’s Why the Bitcoin Price Has Crypto Traders Railing at Bart Simpson

Bitcoin’s recent price movements have crypto traders everywhere railing at Bart Simpson for roiling the market. Below, we’ll explain why, but first, let’s take a look at the flagship cryptocurrency’s movements…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Stops Holding Bitcoin SV Hostage, Will Traders Dump Craig Wright’s Crypto?

In a note to users today, Coinbase announced that it has finally made Bitcoin SV balances available for withdrawal. Users have been complaining for months about their Bitcoin SV, which…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

JPMorgan Officially Launches Its Stable JPM Coin

The first digital currency created by a major US bank is finally here! This morning, CNBC was first to report that JPMorgan Chase has officially launched its own cryptocurrency. The first…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price ‘Hit Equilibrium,’ Says Mike Novogratz

The Bitcoin price is “grinding along” at the bottom of its range but could easily hit $8000 by the end of the year, Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz said as…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Virginia Police Department Reveals Why its Pension Fund is Betting on Bitcoin

Fairfax County, Virginia has targeted part of its pension fund toward investments in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency industry, as well as blockchain technology in general. Now, they’re explaining why. Fairfax…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Santander Bank Enters $700 Million Deal to Use IBM Blockchain

According to Cointelegraph, Europe’s Banco Santander and tech behemoth IBM have announced an accord involving the IBM blockchain. The pair signed a $700 million USD deal aiming to increase Santander’s technological developments.…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Declares Victory after Amazon Yanks HQ2 from New York

US House Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wasted no time in declaring victory after Amazon backed out of a $3 billion deal that would have seen the Jeff Bezos-led tech conglomerate establish…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Faces Serious Pressure as US-China Trade Spat Mesmerizes Stock Market

The Dow and wider U.S. stock market declined on Thursday, as the United States and China embarked on their final round of trade negotiations before a self-imposed deadline. By the…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why JP Morgan’s ‘Bitcoin Killer’ isn’t Even a Real Cryptocurrency

JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States by a long shot, shocked the financial community on Thursday by launching its own blockchain product. For the purpose of…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coin Center files comment in CFTC proceeding on Ethereum

A few months ago LabCFTC, the division of the agency dealing with innovative financial products, put out a request for information to better understand the Ethereum network and ecosystem that…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Donald Trump, California Governor Feud over $3.5 Billion Bullet Train Project – Is the President Right?

California’s bullet train project is the latest thorn that’s nagging U.S. President Donald Trump. In a tweet, Trump claimed that California had canceled the bullet train project after wasting ‘billions…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why it’s High Time for Millennial Crypto Investors to Go All-in on Bitcoin

One of the world’s most prominent cryptocurrency investors has thrown even more weight behind bitcoin, claiming virtually all other cryptocurrencies will die a painful death. Barry Silbert, CEO of Digital…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Newsflash: Amazon Trashes Plans for NYC Headquarters, Caves to Pressure from Ocasio-Cortez

Caving to pressure form local politicians and special interest groups, tech conglomerate Amazon has trashed a plan to build a new corporate headquarters in New York City. Amazon Caves to…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Will Dow Rally? Top Milken Economist Says China ‘Desperate’ to End Trump’s Trade War

According to Bill Lee, chief economist at the Milken Institute, China is desperate to land a trade deal with the U.S. and President Donald Trump to prevent more crippling defaults.…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BitMart Lists the World’s First Predictive-analytics Platform – Endor Protocol (EDR)

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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

There’s 1 Similarity Among the Best-Performing Cryptos During Brutal 14-Month Bear Market

This week, Ryan Selkis, the founder of Messari, a crypto markets data platform, released the rankings of 25 cryptocurrencies he personally believes have been the most active in making gains.…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cryptopia Hack: Police Allows Exchange to Resume Operations

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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Love trading? 5 BTC Up for Grabs

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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BitMax.io Announced Launch of Margin Trading

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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Historic Retail Sales Drop Rocks Dow Jones While Bitcoin Price Continues Slow Bleed

A historically-abysmal decline in consumer spending crushed the US stock market on Thursday, causing the Dow to open to triple-digit losses just hours after it looked like the index would…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Don’t Blame Crypto: Nvidia’s Collapsing Stock Could Kill Nasdaq’s Winning Streak

The Nasdaq Composite Index is on the verge of breaking out of its bear market. With a rebound of 12.9% since the infamous Christmas Eve massacre, tech stocks are on…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Taproot for Bitcoin: Technology to Improve Privacy

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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Indonesia Slaps Strict Regulations for Cryptocurrency Futures Trading – Is the Sector Dead On Arrival?

With the Indonesian government requiring cryptocurrency traders to keep a deposit of 80 billion rupiah (approximately $5.7 million) among other requirements in order to participate in futures trading, sector players…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Newsflash: Bitcoin Basher Jamie Dimon & JP Morgan Just Launched Their Own Cryptocurrency

One of Wall Street’s fiercest bitcoin critics may have been playing us all along. JP Morgan Creates ‘JPM Coin’ Cryptocurrency JP Morgan, the gargantuan investment bank led by Jamie Dimon,…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Corporate Banking Group Aimed at Blockchain and Crypto Players Announces Future Multi-Jurisdictional Launch and Upcoming Token Sale

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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Airbus Stock Soars Despite Shutting Down the A380, the Largest Passenger Plane Ever

The iconic superjumbo A380 launched by European plane maker will stop delivering from 2021. Why? Nobody wants them. Interestingly, the company’s stock rose 4.31 percent in early morning trading in…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

JPMorgan: Bitcoin Price is Now Lower Than Cost of Mining One BTC

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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Morgan Stanley to Spend $900 Million in Biggest Acquisition Since 2008 Crisis; Will the Trump Admin Approve?

Morgan Stanley is shelling out $0.9 billion to acquire stock-plan firm Solium Capital. The acquisition of the firm that mainly specializes in offering Software-as-a-Service for managing employee share plans, ‘financial…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Peerplays Token Now Listed on IDAX and Exrates

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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Here’s How the Gov’t of Seoul is Using a Public Blockchain in the Real-World

The government of Seoul is using ICON, the largest blockchain project in South Korea by valuation, to process information, issue documents, and conduct a wide range of administrative tasks. On…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Piction Network Builds New Bridges For Today’s Digital Natives

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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Streaming Wars: Does Apple Need to Dethrone Netflix to Succeed at Much-Hyped Video Service?

Rumors that an Apple streaming service was in the works have been running rampant for months. While Apple has not confirmed anything, several news outlets reported Wednesday that “sources familiar…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum-Based Maker Surges 50% in 10 Days While Crypto Market Slumbers: What’s Fueling it?

Since February 4, the price of Maker (MKR), a crypto asset that represents a stablecoin, collateral loans, and decentralized governance platform on Ethereum, increased by exactly 50 percent against the…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 14, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 14, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets have remained remarkably stable over the last week at around…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

What High School Chemistry Taught Mike Novogratz about Bitcoin

Bitcoin guru Mike Novogratz went where few have gone in expressing his optimism about the cryptocurrency. Beyond merely referring to it as “digital gold,” he said that its role in…
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February 14, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypo Market Defends $120 Billion Mark But Bitcoin Price Takes Losses

Bitcoin and the other top 5 cryptocurrency assets suffered insignificant losses through the 24-hour period, but they were all in the red. Globally speaking, the only top 10 crypto to…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple (XRP) isn’t a Real Cryptocurrency, Claims Exchange that Just Listed the ‘Heavily Centralized’ Token

Ripple (XRP) is not a cryptocurrency, and it is heavily centralized in the hands of the corporate entity known as Ripple. That’s the opinion of a cryptocurrency exchange which listed…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

This Stock Exploited a NASDAQ Loophole to Gain a Staggering 3,000%(+) in Under 7 Days

Phunware is a company that has largely posted losses. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company lost almost $26 million in 2017 and another $3 million during the first…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Is Crypto About to Get Institutional Investment? Novogratz Thinks So

According to a Bloomberg report, Galaxy Digital Holdings founder Mike Novogratz believes that crypto institutional investment will be coming by next year. If this were to be the case, digital coins would…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Watch: Facebook Alum. Sean Parker Bashes Amazon, Warns Echo is Spying on Every Word You Say

Facebook founding president Sean Parker wants you to know that Amazon’s Alexa-enabled Echo devices are listening to every word you say and may be filing away your private conversations for…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Wallet Now Compatible with Google Drive and iCloud

As of yesterday, users using a Coinbase Wallet can now back up an encrypted version of their private keys to their personal cloud storage account. These accounts include either iCloud or…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why This Privacy Watchdog Says the SEC’s Crypto Exchange Crackdown Threatens to Stifle Free Speech

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is taking the SEC to task for potentially repressive policies related to enforcement actions levied against crypto industry firms. Free speech online is the EFF’s wheelhouse,…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Oil Throws Dow a Lifeline as Desperate Saudis Plan Even Bigger Output Cuts

The U.S. stock market clung to gains Wednesday, as rebounding oil prices propelled the energy sector-heavy Dow higher following Saudi Arabia’s latest pledge to scale back production. DOW SLAMS ON…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

US National Debt Hits Terrifying $22 Trillion. This is Why Bitcoin Matters.

Today is a record moment in US history. The total national debt has surpassed $22 trillion for the first time ever. The runaway mountain of debt is a terrifying reminder…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

While Dow Surges, This Key Metric Reveals Professional Investors are Calling the US Stock Market’s Bluff

The Dow and wider US stock market raced higher on Wednesday, adding to Tuesday’s mammoth 372 point gain. Dow Builds on 372 Point Rally Traders are excited that efforts are…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Surges Close to $3,700, Ethereum Surpasses Ripple

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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

California Might Force Silicon Valley to Pay ‘Data Dividends’ – How Will Google & Facebook Respond?

A little over four weeks since being sworn into office, California Governor Gavin Newsom has already started making enemies in the tech sector – specifically with Silicon Valley powerhouses like…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Japanese Giant GMO’s Bitcoin Exchange and Mining Venture Lost ¥1.3 Billion in Bear 2018

Japan-based GMO Internet Inc. (TYO: 9449) incurred an operating loss of ¥1.3 billion (~$11.75 million) in the fiscal year 2018. The IT company published its financial performance on Tuesday, saying that…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin ETF has a Hope as SEC is Open for Innovation

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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why Amazon is on the Verge of Absolutely Upending These 4 Markets Worth $220 Billion

There be no shelter from Amazon. The retail titan is rapidly expanding in so many directions that its front lines of competition are everywhere. Amazon is currently sending shockwaves through…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

‘Arcane’ SEC Rules May Kill Chances of Bitcoin ETF in 2019: Crypto Mom

The chance of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) gaining approval this year is slipping away.  Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester Peirce yet again downplayed the prospect of a Bitcoin ETF…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Triumphs But a Skeptical Harvard Professor Warns of a Market Collapse

On February 12, the Dow Jones surged by more than 500 points by 1.49 percent following optimistic forecasts on U.S.-China trade talks. The S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite, and Dow Jones…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Sneaks Higher, Bitcoin Price Holds the Line as US Stock Market Clears Major Hurdle

The Dow added to Tuesday’s blockbuster rally, and the S&P 500 cleared a key technical hurdle in what is shaping up to be another strong day for the US stock…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Traders Turn to Derivatives in Droves: The Ultimate Sign of Crypto Winter?

Amidst the worst bear market in the 10-year history of the crypto market, Bitcoin traders have pivoted from long-term strategies to derivatives and options. According to a Bloomberg report, individual…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain in Italy: Banking Institutions Switch to Fintech

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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Exclusive: Voyager’s Game-Changing Bitcoin Trading App Just Went Live in the US

Voyager, the “Name Your Price” tool of crypto trading, launches in US 9 states this morning. Available on the Apple store as we speak, the powerful new brokerage app enables…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#274 Alexey Akhunov: Ethereum 1.x – BUIDLing Things One Step at a Time

Support the show, consider donating: BTC: 1CD83r9EzFinDNWwmRW4ssgCbhsM5bxXwg ETH: 0x8cdb49ca5103Ce06717C4daBBFD4857183f50935 We’re joined by Alexey Akhunov, an independent Ethereum researcher. Alexey has been working on an ambitious project calle...
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Discover Trade Mining on the CODEX Exchange

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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Netflix Revenues Soar and Georgia State Wants a Piece with ‘Streaming Tax’ on Citizens

Georgia lawmakers worry that rural residents don’t have suitable access to Internet services. Their solution is to tax people who enjoy streaming services like those offered by Netflix, Amazon, and…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Israeli NGO Threatens to Sue Coinbase for Enabling Hamas’ Bitcoin Donations

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been threatened with a lawsuit by an Israeli civil rights NGO Shurat HaDin (Israel Law Center) if it continues to allow Hamas to fundraise via its…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Lost Bitcoin: 5 Majorly Ridiculous Stories

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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Lyft Founders Conspire to Take Control of $7.5 Billion Uber Competitor

The founders of Lyft, John Zimmer and Logan Green, are working on a plan to retain control of the company after it goes public. They will do this by creating…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Expanding Apple Users’ Payment Options: Noah Pay Is Released on iOS

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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

MasterCard, Ripple, Barclays Fund US XRP Remittance Firm in $1.7 Million Seed

Global remittance startup SendFriend has raised $1.7 million in pre-seed funding by 13 participants. The US company announced Monday that it had received support from MIT Media Lab, Barclays, the…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Rallies: EOS Surges 10% With Exceptional Strength to Hit $2.6 Billion Market Cap

In the last 24 hours, the EOS price has surged from $2.71 to $3.06 by more than 10 percent against the U.S. dollar, reclaiming its position as the 4th largest…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 13, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 13, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets remained almost stable at about USD 122 billion, along with…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Snoop Chainalysis Raises $30 Million to Spy on Your Bitcoin Transactions

Chainalysis, the company that works to track crypto transactions, has completed their second fundraising round. Led by venture capital firm Accel, a total of $30 million was raised. Chainalysis Doubling…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Egyptian Billionaire Naguib Sawiris Defends Trump’s Trade War, Blasts China for ‘Raping Us’

In what is bound to be pleasing to the ears of U.S. President Donald Trump, Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has sided with the hardline stance that the leader of the…
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February 13, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Disgraced Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Accidentally Sent Nearly $400,000 to Dead CEO’s Bitcoin Wallet

On February 12, Ernst and Young (EY), the monitor of the QuadrigaCX case, released its first report with the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. In it, EY stated that the…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

This Uber Co-Founder’s Bitcoin Brokerage Just Went Public in Canada

Voyager, a brokerage startup that helps users easily find the best prices for Bitcoin and other crypto assets, has gone public in Canada on the Toronto Venture Exchange (TSX-V) through a…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Hybrid Summit 2019 in Hong Kong: Tom Lee Headlines the Conference

Hong Kong blockchain week is right around the corner! Hybrid Summit has decided to host its annual event in China this year.  Last year, the blockchain-centered educational event was held…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Morgan Creek Digital Secures $40M Backing from Public Pension Funds

According to Bloomberg, renowned digital asset firm Morgan Creek Digital has successfully closed a new $40 million blockchain-specific venture capital fund. It has done this because of major contributions from two US…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why the Dow Rallied 372 Points Despite Trump’s Tantrum over Shutdown Deal

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 372 points (1.48%) Tuesday. A bipartisan deal to avert a second government shutdown drove Tuesday’s rally. The deal secures border funding, but Republicans and…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Clings to $3,600 with Iron Fist While Ethereum Races Past Ripple

The 24-hour period of trading hasn’t seen vast activity in the crypto economy. Since the spike at the end of last week, nothing truly significant has taken place on Bitcoin…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Vanguard CIO Greg Davis Just Issued a Dire Warning for the US Stock Market

The odds of a recession are rapidly going up, and U.S. stock market investors need to be on notice. Vanguard CIO Issues Bleak Forecast for U.S. Stock Market Investors who’ve…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Exclusive: Bitcoin Cash Developer Amaury Sechet Comes Clean on Satoshi Claims

CCN finally caught up with Bitcoin Cash lead developer Amaury Sechet, who recently graced our headlines with a bit of a stunt: claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto. Amaury Sechet: I…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockport Announces Partnership with Crypto Lending Provider Nexo

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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

This US Senator Wants to Legalize Weed, Should Investors Get High on Pot Stocks?

For the best part of a century, American regulators have locked themselves into what many have recognised as an unwinnable war against a hardy plant that is cheap and easy…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ad Tech Startup tribeOS Announces Federally Approved Security Token Offering in Bermuda

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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Gaming Giant Activision Blizzard Stock Could Get Crushed [Again] Tonight

It’s been a brutal few months for Activision Blizzard Inc. stock. Shares have fallen 51% since in October 2018, with little sign of easing up. Tonight, Activision reports its fourth-quarter…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Tech & P2P to Transform the Energy Market in Italy

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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Did TRON Acquire a Liability in $126 Million Purchase of BitTorrent? A Record 3,300 Lawsuits Hits Platform’s Users

According to The National Law Review and TorrentFreak, more than 3,300 lawsuits have reportedly been filed against BitTorrent users for copyright infringement. “Data collected by TorrentFreak from court records all…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why Asset Manager Canaccord Says Tesla Stock Will Explode by 40% in 2019

Despite a wider recovery in the US stock market, Tesla’s new year got off to a rocky start. The company’s stock plummeted, particularly after RBC Capital gave the electric vehicle…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How the Dow Just Set the U.S. Stock Market up for Another Massive Fall

The U.S. stock market rally could be in for a rude awakening Tuesday after a source at the White House confirmed that President Trump was undecided about backing a new…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Newsflash: Why This Virginia Police Department’s Pension Just Invested in a $40 Million Crypto Fund

Frequent Bitcoin commentator and t-shirt salesman Anthony Pompliano told Bloomberg this morning that two Fairfax County, Virginia pension funds have gone in on Morgan Creek Digital’s new fund for cryptocurrency…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How the CFTC can take a pro-innovation posture while maintaining orderly markets

CFTC Commissioner responds to Coin Center’s thinking on publishing code and regulation   This past fall, I made a speech in Dubai to highlight what I believe will be a fundamental…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

E.U. Lawmaker Eva Kaili Recommends Blockchain Calling it ‘Unstoppable Tech’

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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Institutional Investors are Already Turning to Crypto: Should You Fear Missing Out?

Two public pensions from Fairfax County, Virginia’s Police Officer’s Retirement System and Employees’ Retirement System, have invested in Morgan Creek’s new $40 million crypto fund. Anthony Pompliano, a Morgan Creek…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

We’re Freeriders: Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes, Worth $500 Million, Wants to Pay Higher Taxes

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is back advocating for higher taxes for wealthy Americans. This is not the first time Hughes is calling on the government to take a step to…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Surges 200 Points after Congress Plays Ball on Wall, But Bitcoin Price Slinks Lower

Dow futures pounded more than 200 points higher and US stock market traders collectively breathed a sigh of relief ahead of Tuesday’s open after congressional negotiators announced that they had…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Can we Expect a Bull Run in the Cryptocurrency Market any time Soon?

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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Trump Border Wall Deal May Have Just Rescued Dow Jones From Further Decline

The Dow Jones has demonstrated an underwhelming performance in the last seven days, deleting nearly 400 points in less than four days during which the market was open. On February…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Chairman Misconduct Scandal Costs Nissan $84 Million amid Slashed Profit Forecast

Japanese auto giant Nissan has revised its sales and profit forecast for the full year which ends next month downwards. The carmaker now estimates that its operating profit will come…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Trump Wall Talks Reach ‘Tentative’ Agreement – Still Not Enough to Avoid Another US Govt Shutdown?

Just when we thought Congressional leaders were incapable of compromise in order to avoid another government shut down, they surprise us. They announced late Monday that an agreement over border…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Delta Exchange Launches World’s First Stablecoin Settled Bitcoin Futures

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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

LALA Launches ARAX – Most Advanced Multi Currency Crypto Wallet

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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Indians Lost $2.3 Billion in Remittance Payments in 2018; Can Bitcoin Help with Near-Zero Fees?

According to The Times of India, money transfers cost citizens and non-residents over $2.3 billion in fees last year for clearing payments into India, the world’s biggest market for inward…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Traders Who Shorted Bitcoin From All-Time High $20,000 are Cashing Out: Is The Bottom is Near?

In the past two months, several traders who shorted Bitcoin from its all-time high at $20,000 have started to cash out in the $3,000 to $4,000 range. On February 12,…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning February 12, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning February 12, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets were marginally up at USD 122 billion from USD 121 billion,…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

A Bitcoin ETF is ‘Virtually Certain’, Only Matter of time for SEC Approval: Wall Street Advisor

The prospect of a Bitcoin ETF is ‘virtually certain’ according to finance manager Ric Edelman, who is confident that either VanEck or Bitwise will satisfy the demands of the SEC.…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Security Token Overview Series: Part 1

The first in a series of research memos and commentaries exploring the contexts, structures, possibilities, and limitations of security tokens. The post Security Token Overview Series: Part 1 appeared first…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

These Bitcoin Analysts Explain Why the Crypto Market isn’t Out of the Woods

Listen, noob. A $200 price retracing is far from the end of a bear market for Bitcoin. Comparing historical charts, there are times in recent memory where we’d call that…
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February 12, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why Uber’s Largest Investor Just Plowed Almost $1 Billion into Autonomous Vehicle Startup Nuro

SoftBank has a lot of faith in a startup called Nuro that wants to use autonomous vehicles to disrupt the grocery delivery space. Nuro just banked almost $1 billion from the multinational…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Venezuela’s Socialist Establishment Bares its Ugly Fangs with Parasitic Crypto Tax

After years of hiding behind the fig leaf of socialism and revolutionary anti-imperialist rhetoric, the embattled Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro has shown its true colours with a new 15…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Will Tencent’s Massive Investment Help $3 Billion Reddit Take Down Facebook & Google’s Ad Duopoly?

American social news aggregation site Reddit has raised $300 million in a Series D funding round at a market valuation of $3 billion. The capital injection was led by Chinese…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Could Tesla CEO Elon Musk be Next in Line for Bitcoin’s Lightning Torch?

From Twitter founder Jack Dorsey to crypto billionaires, the Lightning Network torch is still a thing on social media. It most recently found its way into the hands of Binance CEO…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

$370 Billion Asset Manger Janus Says US Stock Market is Careening Toward Recession

According to George Maris, the co-head of equities of Americas at Janus Henderson, an asset manager with $370 billion in AUM, a recession in the U.S. clearly remains a near-term…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why This Technical Analyst Says the Bitcoin Price Rally isn’t Over Yet

The bitcoin price on Monday showed no significant movements after posting an impressive rally early Friday. That doesn’t mean the flagship cryptocurrency’s rally is over, however. As of the time…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

TD Ameritrade Says US Stock Market Stability is Luring Investors, But Here’s Why the Dow Might Not Bounce Back

Throughout the past two weeks, analysts have generally attributed the recovery of Dow Jones to technical factors, expressing skepticism toward the sustainability of the U.S. stock market rally. This week,…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why Snap Stock Soared an Unbelievable 30% in Just 5 Days

Snap stock has jumped 30% over the past week, from under $7 to over $9. Here in cryptoland, everybody’s mind is on big Bitcoin and the other top cryptos. However,…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Explains Why He Believes No Cryptocurrency Will Ever Beat Bitcoin

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey continued his love-letter to Bitcoin on a recent episode of the Stephan Livera podcast, where he proclaimed that while there may be interesting ideas emerging from…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Way to the Moon: MyEtherWallet Reinvents Its Platform with Changelly Onboard

This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

SEC ICO Guide Released Despite Ongoing Regulation Debate

In 2018, ICOs raised over $7.8 billion USD—up $1.6 billion from the year 2017. Most of these 2018 funds were raised in the first three months of the year. Cryptocurrencies…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Philippines Union Bank Launches Crypto ATMs: Will It Fuel Adoption?

One of the Philippines largest banks, Union Bank, is set to launch the first two-way crypto ATMs in the country. Union Bank Crypto ATMs Customers will be able to buy…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Erases Big Gains as Clock Ticks on Government Shutdown, US-China Trade Negotiations

The U.S. stock market traded mixed-to-lower on Monday, as the Dow and other major indexes gave back gains amid high-stakes trade negotiations between the United States and China. DOW SWINGS…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Trading in Venezuela Just Hit an All-Time High Despite a 40% Price Premium

According to the data provided by LocalBitcoins, a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading platform, the weekly volume of Bitcoin in Venezuela achieved a new all-time high. Measured in Bitcoin, the weekly volume…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

A Bitcoin Bashing Nobel Economist Expects a Global Recession; Will Crypto Prove Him Wrong?

Noted bitcoin basher and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has warned that the global economy could be headed for a recession this year, according to CNBC. Per Krugman, the recession…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Fasttoken Publishes State Channels Codes

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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Want to Avoid Taxes for Life? Have 4 Children, Says Hungary’s Anti-Immigration PM

Having kids is hardly a walk in the park. Oftentimes it feels as if the only incentive in the incessant additional child caring workload is the occasional smile, cuddle, or…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Jumps 100 Points as Trump White House Whipsaws on Trade War

The Dow rallied more than 100 points on Monday after the Trump White House whipsawed on the ongoing US-China trade war, providing the US stock market with a jolt of…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

MinexPay Launches The First Truly Global Cards for Crypto Payments

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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Mom Admits the U.S. SEC is ‘Impulsive in Running Away’ from Bitcoin

In a recent speech at the University of Missouri School of Law, U.S. Commissioner Hester Peirce (‘Crypto Mom’) admitted the SEC has a tendency to flee from anything to do…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance Coin Spiked 75% in 1 Month While Crypto Market Snoozed; What’s Driving its Rally?

Since January 14, the price of Binance Coin (BNB) has increased from $5.54 to $9.7, by more than 75 percent against the U.S. dollar. In the same time frame, the…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Swiss Franc Plummets – Here’s What Caused the Haven Currency’s Mini ‘Flash Crash’

On Monday during the Tokyo session, the Swiss franc (CHF) was aggressively sold. The USD/CHF pair, for instance, touched the 1.0106 level. This was a high that the pair last reached…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Italy: Municipality of Bari to Manage Guarantees Policies Using Blockchain

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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

NiceHash to Smaller Cryptocurrency Miners : If You Can’t Beat 51% Attackers Who Lease Our Hash Power, Join Them

‣Reddit user says a single wallet on NiceHash controls 51%+ of the hashrate of Dash ‣NiceHash responds: Lease more hash power from us to shore up against a 51% attack…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

A Major Philippine Bank Just Launched Crypto ATMs and it May Fuel Massive Bitcoin Adoption

According to local publications, Union Bank of the Philippines, one of the largest commercial banks in the Philippines, has launched the country’s first crypto ATM. The bank said in an…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning February 11, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning February 11, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The total crypto market cap shot up over the weekend from about USD 112…
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February 11, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How This ‘Crypto Wikipedia’ is Using GIS Mapping Data to Verify Crowdsourced Contributions

Everipedia, the crypto community’s answer to Wikipedia (which has all the articles Wikipedia had at the time of the fork in 2017), will be using geospatial blockchain technology provided by…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Cash Developer Amaury Sechet Claims He’s Satoshi Nakamoto, Was He Really Being Serious?

The Bitcoin community will be rolling its eyes right about now. Bitcoin Cash developer Amaury Sechet, the self-described “benevolent dictator” of the Bitcoin ABC (primary) implementation of BCH, has claimed…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why Japan Might Quash Brock Pierce’s Plans to Re-Launch Notorious Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox

Ever since the security breach of Coincheck in January 2018, formerly the largest crypto exchange in Japan, local authorities have imposed a stricter process in granting licenses to trading platforms…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Activision-Blizzard Employees Doomed By Fortnite’s Dominance

Activision-Blizzard employees are preparing for major destruction as the company is planning to lay off hundreds this week. The game maker’s deteriorating financials have been on full display over the…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Excuse Me Gov. Northam, But What the Hell is Going on in Northern Virginia?

The Commonwealth of Virginia is engulfed in scandal, and it’s even more bizarre because it’s so many different scandals all concentrated at the same point. The date rape accusations against…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Simply ‘Logical’ for Every Big Macro Fund to Hold 1% in Bitcoin: US Billionaire Investor

In the last 48 hours, the Bitcoin price recovered beyond the crucial $3,500 support level and avoided a further drop below $3,000. The valuation of the cryptocurrency market increased from…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Mt. Gox to Live Again, Bitcoin Is ‘Honestly Useless,’ and Jack Dorsey Likes Lightning Network: This Week in Crypto

Please comment at the end about your favorite stories of the week. While our coverage has expanded well beyond cryptocurrency news, we’d love to know which crypto subjects our readership…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Visa will Give Russians the Opportunity to Cash out Money Right in Shops

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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Social Proof-of-Work: Asia Reserve Currency Coin and Its Fight Against Corruption

A Southeast Asian stablecoin project aims to neuter corruption. It places an incentive on public reporting of problems. The International Blockchain Monetary Reserve calls the Asia Reserve Currency Coin (ARCC)…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

California Engineer Loses $422,000 in Life Savings after Using QuadrigaCX; Is Help Coming?

A California-based engineer lost the entirety of his life savings after using QuadrigaCX’s cryptocurrency exchange for remittance. Tong Zou, 30, said in an interview to Bloomberg that he had opened…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Historical Perspective: Why Blockchain is more Advantageous than the Dot-Com Bubble

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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook is so Dominant it Earned $5 Billion in China in 2018 – a Country Where It’s Banned

In what can only be further evidence of the global reach of Facebook, reports show that the social media platform earned $5 billion in revenue from China. Yet Facebook has…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance CEO: ‘We’re Still at the Beginning of the Beginning’ of Bitcoin Revolution

Bitcoin billionaire Changpeng Zhao has an encouraging message for crypto fans who fear they missed the boat on the cryptocurrency bandwagon: The bitcoin revolution is still “at the beginning of the…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

What are the Risks of Blockchain and Fintech Regulation Policy in Italy?

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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin a ‘Major Concern’ for the Indian Government, if Used for Payments: Report

India has long been a nation that has taken a hardline stance towards cryptocurrencies. The risks associated with digital currencies such as money laundering and terrorism funding have long fueled…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Canada’s Regulators Might Help Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX’s Victims After All

Provincial securities regulators in British Columbia, Canada, won’t be investigating the QuadrigaCX scandal. However, new developments could see Canada’s largest securities body, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), begin an investigation.…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Free Money for Everyone Sounds Great, But Finland Proves Basic Income is a Bust

Universal basic income experiments and other plans that seek to distribute free money seem wonderful considering so many people struggle to make ends meet because of their limited incomes. In…
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February 10, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Is Billionaire Michael Bloomberg Really the Democrats’ Best Chance to Beat Trump in 2020?

Steven Rattner, a major Democratic donor, told Yahoo! Finance in a recent interview for the website’s “Influencers with Andy Serwer” podcast that he thinks billionaire former New York City Mayor…
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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why Low Mortgage Rates Could Help Power the Next Bitcoin Bull Run

The Wall Street Journal reports that banks will recast mortgage loans. Thanks to Federal Reserve policy changes, it’s currently cheaper for banks to get loans than it has been for…
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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Elizabeth Warren Schemes to Take Down Trump in the 2020 Presidential Election, Does She Even Stand a Chance?

After much speculation, Senator Elizabeth Warren officially launched her 2020 presidential campaign on Saturday, where she vowed to challenge the super wealthy and fellow Democrats who served as their power…
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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why This Unholy Trinity of State-Run Crypto Projects Could Poison Donald Trump’s Stance on Bitcoin

For a man as verbose as US President Donald Trump, the former real estate developer and reality television star has had little to say about bitcoin. However, there are a…
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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency is ‘Honestly Useless’: Harvard Cryptographer

Cryptocurrency is useless to anyone other than nefarious groups or individuals trying to move money without being noticed by the government. This is apparently the cutting-edge opinion of Harvard University…
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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

This Magazine Ranked Ethereum the 2nd-Best Blockchain Protocol. Bitcoin Didn’t Make the List

The latest issue of Rising Blockchain magazine lists the top 10 blockchain protocols, in their opinion. The list doesn’t include Bitcoin. The 10 chains/protocols listed are those the editors believe…
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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Argentina: Travellers Can Pay in Bitcoin for Public Transport in 37 Cities

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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

EA’s Apex Legends Gets Insane 10 Million Players in 72 Hours, Can it Become Bigger than Fortnite?

Electronic Arts Inc. shares are rising, and it seems to be gaining lost grounds with its latest title, Apex Legends, amassing millions of players within a short period. Watch Apex…
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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

11 New Universities Partner to Accelerate & Fund Research & Education

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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Most Powerful Moment of Donald Trump’s State of The Union? The Woman He Freed From Prison

I was watching President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address Tuesday with my usual cynicism of any of the government’s propagandist ceremonies which cover over with pomp its many…
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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Bottom In? What Crypto Traders Expect After $10 Billion Surge Overnight

On February 8, the crypto market experienced a strong $10 billion recovery from $111 billion to $121 billion, breaking out of a three-week stalemate. With an overnight price movement, the…
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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Italy: Enterprise 4.0. Blockchain and Other Applications Anticipated in 2019

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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why Bitcoin’s Forecast is Finally Turning Bullish, Expect a Bitcoin Price Rise

The price of bitcoin is still hovering below the $3,500 mark and volatility seems to be dying fast. Is it strange, then, that SFOX‘ report (a cryptocurrency prime dealer for large-scale…
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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

QuadrigaCX Victims Won’t Get Any Help from Canadian Regulator Over $136 Million in Lost Crypto

In what is the latest twist in the ongoing QuadrigaCX saga, there is some more bad news for users of the Canadian exchange, as the British Colombia Securities Commission (BCSC)…
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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Italy Plans Launching National Strategy on Blockchain & AI by March

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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Venezuela Did More P2P Bitcoin Trading Than Canada and India Combined in 2018

According to data scientist Matt Ahlborg, LocalBitcoins trading data concludes that Venezuela did more peer-to-peer Bitcoin trading in 2018 than Canada, India, and Australia combined. Venezuelan trading topped $235 million.…
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February 9, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Bulls Stampede Past $3,700 & Wider Crypto Market Rallies with Them

Everyone knew a breakout was coming. A tight trading pattern lasted for weeks, which is almost always a precursor to big activity, one way or the other. In the case…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Bitcoin Price is Booming, But Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Get Too Excited [Yet]

The bitcoin price on Friday posted one of its most robust bullish sessions in weeks as it rose as much as 10.5 percent in just twelve hours. The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Jones Rout: The Cat is in the Bag, the Bag is in Trump’s Hand

Friday started off badly for the Dow Jones industrial average, with all major stock indexes trading markedly lower right out of the gate Friday morning. Nike (NKE) defied gravity at…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

NYSE Owner: Bakkt is Our ‘Moonshot’ Bitcoin Bet

Bitcoin trading platform Bakkt is a “moonshot bet” for Intercontinental Exchange, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange. That’s the assessment of NYSE chairman Jeff Sprecher, who’s also the…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Amazon Stock Falls after Jeff Bezos ‘Exposes Pecker’, Do Investors Need to Worry?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced his divorce on January 5. In the days following his announcement, revelations of a potentially ongoing affair with Lauren Sanchez rocked the world. Amazon Stock…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

South Korea’s Top Crypto Exchange Just Launched a Major Product, But is There Real Demand From Institutions?

Bithumb, South Korea’s largest Bitcoin exchange by trading volume, has launched an over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform that will allow deep-pocketed traders to exchange crypto assets off the books. In an…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Saudia Arabia Tried to Pants Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. He Pantsed them First.

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that what the National Enquirer did to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is far more embarrassing than violating the 7th…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Fake Bakkt Website Emerges but Fails to Scam Crypto Investors

A new Bitcoin (BTC) scam website has emerged. Back in 2017, when the cryptocurrency market hit mainstream news, scam sites began blowing up. Since everyone was so desperate to get…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Markets Flying: Litecoin up 30%, Bitcoin Surges 8%, Ethereum 12%, What’s Pushing it?

The crypto market has added more than $10 billion in the past several hours as all major crypto assets including Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum jumped by massive margins. Bitcoin, which…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

XCOYNZ is Building a Platform Aimed for Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrency

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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Number of Bitcoin Transactions is Growing, with Fees Remaining Low

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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Smashes Past $3,700, How High Will it Go?

The bitcoin price smashed through $3,700 as the cryptocurrency market assembled one of its largest intraday recoveries in recent memory. Bitcoin had entered the US trading session on a minor…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Here’s Bitcoin, Captain Kirk: Is William Shatner Next to Take the Lightning Torch?

William Shatner, who is the face of a Solar Alliance, has joined the #LNTrustChain fun. I understand this!😳😱😝 https://t.co/WQEHqIjxJ4 — William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) February 6, 2019 The 86-year-old actor was…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

US SEC to Approve Bitcoin ETF Soon, Commissioner Robert Jackson Reveals

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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Bleeds Below 25,000: Why Trade War Chaos is Rattling the Stock Market

Headlined by a plunging Dow, the U.S. stock market drifted further into the red on Friday after President Trump confirmed he will not meet China’s Xi Jinping before a self-imposed…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Jeff Bezos vs National Enquirer: A ‘Government Entity’ May Have Leaked Raunchy Messages

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ security consultant for two decades, Gavin de Becker, has formed the opinion that the publication of personal details pertaining to Bezos’ extra-marital affair by The National…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

New Zealand Authorities Make Progress Investigating Cryptopia Hack

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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Asian Markets Tank, Others Follow as Trump Avoids Xi Meeting Before March Trade Deadline

Asian markets slumped hearing that U.S. President Donald Trump had quashed hopes that a meeting over tariffs with Chinese leader Xi Jinping would happen before a key deadline. Trump didn’t…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Trump’s Trade War Bombshell Pummels Dow, But Bitcoin Mounts Recovery

The battered US stock market enters the week’s final trading session with little hope of patching its previous-day wounds. Rather, trade war pessimism looks poised to deal further blows to…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Jack Dorsey: Bitcoin and other Cryptos to Become Internet’s Native Currency

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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

$2.2 Billion and Climbing: How Litecoin Surged 10% Overnight to Become the 4th Largest Cryptocurrency

Litecoin (LTC) has increased by more than 10 percent in value in the past 3 hours from $33 to $38, becoming the 4th largest currency in the global crypto market.…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Sony Shares Jump after Japanese Giant Announces Unprecedented ¥100 Billion Stock Buyback

Japanese conglomerate Sony will kick off a $910 million stock buyback program beginning next week, Reuters reports. The move will result in Sony buying a maximum of 30 million of…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

A Central Bank Digital Currency May Lead to All Kinds of Monetary Chaos, says Korea’s Central Bank

A Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is not good for a country’s financial stability, said the Bank of Korea in its latest report. Dubbed as ‘Central Bank Digital Currency and…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Perspectives of Blockchain Development in the Framework of Industry 4.0

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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

$136 Million in Missing Crypto From QuadrigaCX Could be Gone Forever: WSJ

Canada’s largest digital asset exchange QuadrigaCX has claimed to have lost more than $136 million worth of crypto in cold wallets controlled by its CEO Gerald Cotten. In an official…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin ETF is Coming: Hopeful US SEC Chief Says Approval Only a Matter of Time

A Bitcoin ETF is on its way – really. This according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner who thinks a Bitcoin ETF will eventually become a reality. Commissioner Robert…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Volatility is Dying Fast; BTC Plunged 50% From $6,500 in Last Free Fall

In the last 72 hours, the cryptocurrency market has been relatively stable at $111 billion as the Bitcoin price initiated no major movement. Bitcoin has struggled to break out of…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning February 08, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning February 08, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good Friday morning!  The crypto markets continued to trend lower, albeit marginally. The total market…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Jeff Bezos Publishes Shocking Blackmail Letter National Enquirer Publisher Allegedly Sent Him Over ‘Pecker’ Pics

Jeff Bezos blasted the National Enquirer, and its owner, David Pecker, in a shocking Medium post Thursday for attempting to blackmail the Amazon CEO and founder with a threat to…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Telegram’s Secretive Crypto Project is Now Just a Few ‘Minor Changes’ from Launch

Telegram’s crypto platform is now 20% further along than it was at the end of last year. According to an investor update cited in The Block, it is about 90%…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why Samsung & Opera’s Crypto Wallets Will Fuel Mass Bitcoin Adoption

This week, major browser operator Opera has integrated a feature to purchase crypto into its Android app less than three months since announcing its plans to further explore blockchain technology.…
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February 8, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Jones Rally Just a ‘Dead Cat Bounce,’ US Stock Market Could Crash 30%: David Tice

The recent Dow Jones rally is a “dead cat bounce” because the stock market is going to tank and a recession will eventually cast a dark shadow over the US…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Struggles to Mount Recovery as Chinese New Year Saps Trading Volumes

Heading into Thursday evening, the cryptocurrency market continues to feel uncomfortably quiet, with the Bitcoin price consolidating below $3,400 during the final days of the Chinese New Year celebration —…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why the $66 Billion BB&T-SunTrust Merger is the First of Many Banking Shakeups

BB&T and SunTrust announced a blockbuster merger that will create the sixth-largest bank in the United States. The $66 billion all-stock merger will see the combined entity serve more than…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

#273 Christian Decker: Lightning Network – The Road to Scaling Bitcoin

Support the show, consider donating: BTC: 1CD83r9EzFinDNWwmRW4ssgCbhsM5bxXwg ETH: 0x8cdb49ca5103Ce06717C4daBBFD4857183f50935 When the Lightning Network (LN) was conceived in 2015, it was quickly embraced by the Bitcoin community as the way to…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple Adds 11 New Universities and Extends UBRI Footprint

Ripple has added 11 new universities to its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). With a strong emphasis on developing the upcoming generation of developers, the UBRI is designed to develop blockchain-focused…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance Will Survive Any Bitcoin Bear Market: Crypto Billionaire Changpeng Zhao

Billionaire Changpeng Zhao says bitcoin is the future, and that his cryptocurrency exchange Binance can survive any bear market ― no matter how brutal. Zhao also says he “definitely” wants…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Will Amazon Ever Add Cryptocurrency to Its Platform? Maybe!

Around one-third of Americans use Amazon.com to buy just about everything. The company holds around 90 million US-based Prime members and the average subscriber spends around $1,000 annually on the…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook’s Crypto Shopping Spree Isn’t Over Yet. Here’s Who Else They Might Acquire.

Facebook’s crypto ambitions are reportedly not limited to its acquisition of blockchain startup Chainspace, according to The Information. Facebook Has Met with at Least Three More Crypto Startups Citing unnamed…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Amazon Shoppers Don’t Want Jeff Bezos to Build a Bitcoin Exchange

A recent survey of Amazon users by Investing.com finds that just 13% of online shoppers would be comfortable buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies through the e-commerce giant. About the same…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Project PAI Is Betting It Can Use Blockchain to Make AI Available to Everyone

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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

While Wells Fargo Sees an Epic Blackout [Again], Here’s Why Bitcoin Matters

Customers of Wells Fargo, the 13th largest bank in the world, have been unable to gain access to online banking, ATMs, and in some cases credit cards, showing the merit…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Is Kudlow Shorting the Dow? Stock Market Plunges as Top Trump Adviser Says US & China ‘Miles’ Apart on Trade

The Dow’s mid-week sell-off took an even steeper turn on Thursday after White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow broke from the Trump administration talking point that the United States and…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee Predicted a $25,000 Milestone in December. His Firm Just Set a Target of $2,270 in Q1 2019

Fundstrat’s Tom Lee had predicted Bitcoin price to touch the $25,000-mark by the end of 2018. The November crash prompted the crypto bull to lower his prediction to $15,000. However,…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Gets Lost in the ‘Fog of Brexit’ as Stock Market Craters

The U.S. stock market declined sharply on Thursday after the Bank of England (BOE) slashed its growth outlook for 2019, citing underlying risks tied to Brexit. The United Kingdom is…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Price: Will We See Bitcoin Trading at $1,800 Before a Bull Run?

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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why GM’s Electric Cadillac Should Absolutely Terrify Tesla & Elon Musk

When people talk about luxury electric vehicles, Tesla is inevitably the first brand that comes to mind. Refusing to be outdone by this relatively new kid on the block, storied…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Simplification Decree: Italy Accelerates Blockchain & Smart Contract Adoption

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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Breaking the Price Volatility Problem in Crypto – Radix Launches It’s Economic Paper and Video Challenge

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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Softbank CEO is $5 Billion Richer after Masterminding Company’s Biggest-Ever Stock Buyback

Another day, another $5 billion in the purse for SoftBank’s Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son. The Japanese business mogul saw a boost to his net worth after he maneuvered the…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

888 Tron: A Tron Network Based Gaming Platform That Allows to Play, Mine and Earn Dividends

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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin SV Leaps 13.62%, Rooting Itself Among Billion-Dollar Cryptos but Fails to Make Top 10

The Bitcoin SV posted an impressive rally during the trading session on Thursday but found enough resistance at a higher high formation. The coin briefly surpassed Binance Coin to claim…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

888 Tron: A Tron Network based Gaming Platform that allows to Play, Mine and Earn Dividends

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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Futures Dive, But This Analyst Says the Bitcoin Price’s Outlook is Even More Bleak

The US stock market appears ready to extend Wednesday’s declines into Thursday, with Dow futures flashing triple-digit declines ahead of the opening bell. Prices remain flat in the cryptocurrency market,…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

South Korea has Reviewed its Policy Towards Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Revealed: A Bitcoin Billionaire’s Shocking Plan to Revive Mt. Gox – Crypto’s Most Notorious Exchange

Brock Pierce wants to see balance in the world. He effects this vision in more ways than one. For starters, he says he “positively discriminates against people who need a…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Buy Bitcoin with a Bank Card: Which Service is the Best to Use?

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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

One Trader is Forecasting Bitcoin Price to Sink Near $2,000 Before the Bulls Take Over

In the last 24 hours, the valuation of the crypto market slightly recovered from $100 billion to $102 billion while the Bitcoin price declined below $3,400. In a span of…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Newsflash: Indian Hospital Claims QuadrigaCX CEO Died Under its Care – Will it End Suspicion?

Amidst all the suspicion that has followed the sudden closure of QuadrigaCX crypto exchange and cold wallets containing $150 million being inaccessible following the death of the company’s chief executive,…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Italy Benefits from Using Blockchain in Companies, Businesses & Institutions

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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

EA Shares Plummet as Gaming’s Most-Hated Company, Will Apex Battle Royale be its ‘Fortnite’?

After a difficult 2018 characterised by sluggish sales and further loss of ground to multiplayer juggernaut ‘Fortnite‘, EA has taken another huge hit after newly released earnings figures of $262…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

$275 Million ZCash’s Fix of Deadly ‘Infinite Counterfeit’ Vulnerability Earns Praise from Edward Snowden

According to a disclosure made Tuesday by the development team behind ZCash, the most highly capitalized privacy-focused cryptocurrency (with a market cap in excess of $270M at the time of…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Shocking Statistic Suggests Donald Trump Might Actually be Winning the US-China Trade War

As storm clouds continue to gather over Donald Trump’s presidency, new data released by the U.S. government on Wednesday provided a rare moment of respite, with news that the country’s…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 07, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 07, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets continue to trade in a narrow range, with the…
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February 7, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bloody Wednesday: Bitcoin Price Headlines Crypto Sell-Off, But One Coin Emerges Unscathed

The Bitcoin price took a sharp drop and the rest of the crypto market went with it. The rest of the market, that is, except for Binance Coin, which resisted…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How Apple & Google Transformed into a Systemic Risk to the US Stock Market

According to Credit Suisse strategists, the “reversal of fortunes” seen by tech behemoths Apple and Google-parent Alphabet are dragging down the performance of the overall US stock market. The S&P…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Watch: Ethereum Creator Says Crypto Projects Like EOS & Tron are ‘Centralized Piles of Trash’

At a recent cryptocurrency conference, Vitalik Buterin answered a question about whether an Ethereum upgrade would have “any transaction throughput goals.” Buterin took the opportunity to cast shade on Ethereum…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How a Single Elon Musk Tweet Evolved into a Full-Scale Partnership Between Tesla and Mercedes-Benz

Billionaire Elon Musk’s Twitter is so powerful he can forge high-profile alliances with a single tweet. That’s what triggered Musk’s talks with German automaker Daimler to collaborate on an electric…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Exclusive: MyCrypto CEO on Why Ethereum dApps are a ‘Hot Mess’

CCN spoke to Taylor Monahan of MyCrypto.com, a company with a laser-focus on crypto usability. The conversation ranged from alternative smart contract platforms to the pitiful state of decentralized applications…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Disney’s Streaming Service Hasn’t Even Launched and it’s Already Hemorrhaging Money

Disney says it’s likely to take a massive $150 million hit to its bottom line as it works to beef up its array of streaming services, including the yet-to-launch Disney+.…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why the Latest Bitcoin Dump Could Actually Launch the Crypto Market into Bullish Territory

The bitcoin price on Wednesday depreciated as much as 2.56 percent on the back of a stronger US dollar. Paradoxically, that might not be such a bad thing for the…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Buy Ethereum on Opera: Browser Wallet Accepts ETH Purchases

Web browser Opera announced earlier today that Android users can now buy Ethereum (ETH) directly from its browser wallet. For reference, ETH is currently selling for $104.75 USD per coin…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

US Crypto Traders are the Most Active on Major Exchanges, Data Shows

US crypto traders are among the most active investors across all major cryptocurrency exchanges. This data came from the data analytics firm DataLight. Crypto traders from the US are the…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

This In-Game Ad Startup Wants to Rent Virtual Ad Spaces

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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why This Former JP Morgan Bitcoin Bear Says Crypto Could Make a Major Comeback

Less than two months ago, JP Morgan analyst Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou found himself firmly inside the crowded group of Wall Street’s bitcoin bears. Now, he’s predicting that the flagship cryptocurrency could…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

2019 BitShares Core Development Team Proposal: Community’s Prospects

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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

4 Reasons to Believe the Deep State (or the NSA) Created Bitcoin

Who is the creator of Bitcoin? The mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, who has written the Bitcoin Whitepaper, has never been identified. Since 2009, there have been many theories of whom created…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Trump’s State of the Union Address Was Supposed to Move the Dow. Here’s Why It Didn’t.

The U.S. stock market got off to a tepid start on Wednesday after President Trump’s State of the Union address gave few indicators about the direction of trade talks or…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Italy to Launch Blockchain-Based e-Voting System so Citizens Abroad can Vote

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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Engages in Bitcoin Lightning Network ‘Torch’ Experiment

Jack Dorsey has taken part in a ceremonial usage of Lightning Network “for the laughs.” The idea mimics the Olympic torch. Participants pass microscopic amounts of Bitcoin around the Lightning…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Apple’s Retail Chief Calls it Quits – Will Her Shocking Departure Throw Tim Cook’s Successsion Race Wide Open?

Apple’s senior vice president of retail, Angela Ahrendts, will be leaving the company in the next two months. Ahrendts has been serving as the iPhone maker’s retail chief since 2014.…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Only: Square CEO Jack Dorsey Doesn’t Care for Other Cryptocurrencies on Popular ‘Cash’ App

Square and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has made it very clear that Square will only support Bitcoin (BTC) in the foreseeable future. On February 6, in response to some members…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

People are Losing Interest in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Is Euro in Big Trouble? After Deutsche Bank’s Failure, French Giant BNP Warns ‘Extreme Market Conditions’

With newly released data showing slower growth in the euro-zone, the struggle of Deutsche Bank, and BNP Paribas cutting $683 million in expenses, the euro may be in deep trouble.…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Futures Claw Back Early Losses While Bitcoin Price Breaks Lower

Dow futures traded lower ahead of Wednesday’s opening bell, signaling that traders may put the brakes on the US stock market’s multi-day winning streak. The bitcoin price, meanwhile, careened below…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance Coin (BNB) Leaps with 22% Gains after Unveiling Project ‘Launchpad’

Binance Coin (BNB), the native token of Binance crypto exchange, posted up to 22% gains Tuesday as it entered the top ten crypto index. The Binance-to-Dollar rate (BNB/USD) established its…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Italian Minister Shares 2019 Expectations for Innovative Startups

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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Elon Musk Says Tesla Model 3 is Now $1,100 Cheaper; Just Don’t Expect to Pay Below $35,000 Yet

Tesla’s ending of the customer referral program last month was not in vain as buyers of the Model 3 will now be able to save more than a thousand dollars…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

ZCash (ZEC) Eliminates Counterfeiting Vulnerability

After months of work, the ZCash team has managed to repair a vulnerability that could have led to an unlimited number of counterfeit coins being created.
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Huobi’s HBUS Debuts Dollar On-Ramp for Cryptocurrencies

Targeted at US-based buyers, the newly opened fiat ramp by Huobi enables fully legal cash purchases of digital assets.
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Papa John’s Stock Jumps After $200 Million Deal Wrests Control From Founder, Who is ‘Definitely Not Racist’

Things may finally be looking up for Papa John’s following a damaging upheaval caused by a racist outburst by its founder which was caught on tape. The troubled pizza chain’s…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance Coin (BNB) Technical Analysis: Up 101% Despite Bear Market, New All-time High Soon?

Nothing in this article is to be construed as investment advice. Neither the author nor the publication assumes any responsibility or liability for any investments, profits or losses you may…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance Coin (BNB) Shoots above $8 on New Listings

BNB turned out to be a survivor in a bear market, supported by activity on one of the most sought-after exchanges.
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Extends PayPal Withdrawal Option to EU Users

After launching such support for its US customers, Coinbase has expanded its PayPal withdrawal service to Europe.
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin in Danger Zone? Traders Brace for BTC Fall to 12-Month Low as Market Drops 4%

In the last 24 hours, the prices of major crypto assets have fallen by more than 5 percent as the Bitcoin price declined by around 2 percent. In consideration of…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook Furthers Blockchain Agenda with Chainspace Acqui-Hires

Facebook pushes deeper into the crypto space with its first blockchain-related acquisition.
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange Volumes Return to 2017 Levels, Diar Analysis Shows

2018 was a highly successful year, but 2019 started with low volumes and waning interest in trading.
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Italy Reveals a Team of Experts to Develop National Blockchain Strategy

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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Bears Maul Another Victim: Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Lays off a Third of Employees

It has already been a tough few months for the crypto industry and nobody is feeling that more than crypto-related employees who have been dropping like flies in recent weeks.…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Nvidia’s Crypto Revenue Exceeds Reported Amount by $1.35B, Analyst Claims

RBC Capital Markets analyst Mitch Steves has found that Nvidia’s crypto-related business generated almost three times as much as officially stated.
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Evidence Points to Mt. Gox Trustee Selling Off Bitcoin (BTC)

Leaked documents suggest some Mt. Gox funds were sold off through BitPoint by Nobuyaki Kobayashi.
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Boston Dynamics, Maker of Scary Fast Robots, Raises $37 Million from Uber’s Biggest Shareholder; Sales to Begin in 2019

The next 12 months might be the period when the dreaded “robot apocalypse” swings into effect, as Japanese-based SoftBank, has reportedly invested an additional $37 million into next-generation robotics company…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Mining Bitcoin or the ‘Crypto-Ruble’ Just Another Form of Counterfeiting, Claims Russian Banking Chief

The head of VTB Bank, a major Russian financial institution that sees the government as its majority shareholder, has compared bitcoin mining with counterfeiting. Andrei Kostin, who serves as the…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 06, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 06, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  After remaining stable for most of the day, the crypto markets suddenly…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cybersecurity Took Center Stage in 2018 and Could Present an Exciting Investment Opportunity

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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Feels Uncomfortably Heavy as Crypto Market Flatlines

The cryptocurrency market once again featured almost nonexistent volatility on Tuesday, though the Bitcoin price continues to feel uncomfortably heavy. The global average for Bitcoin pushed upward a slight amount,…
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February 6, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Was ‘Total Bubble’ & 95% of Crypto ‘Will Die Painful Death’: Bitwise Exec.

The bitcoin bull market was a bubble that burst in 2018, but the “painful” event had a major upside: It attracted a lot of money and talent to the burgeoning…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Wall Street’s about to Bid Farewell to One of its Biggest Bitcoin Bulls

Serial investor and bitcoin advocate Bill Gross has announced his immediate retirement from active bond investment to manage his own funds. Gross who was dubbed the  “bond king” for his…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook Acquires Blockchain Startup Chainspace

According to financial news outlet Cheddar, Facebook has acquired a blockchain startup called Chainspace. Another move for the tech giant into the cryptocurrency space perhaps? Chainspace Founded by University College…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Now Offers PayPal Withdrawals in Europe

PayPal and Coinbase have officially teamed up. This morning, the popular cryptocurrency exchange announced it would now offer PayPal withdrawals to its users in the EU. Coinbase customers in EU…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

5 Suspicious Factors about Bitcoin Exchange QuadrigaCX and its $150m in Missing Crypto

Bloomberg just reported that QuadrigaCX CEO and founder Gerald Cotten legally changed his will just 12 days before his death on December 9. This fact is just the latest in…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange Kraken Secures Blockbuster $4 Billion Valuation After $100m Mega Deal

Following the completion of the largest deal in the cryptocurrency sector year-to-date, major U.S. and Europe-based crypto exchange Kraken is set to raise a funding round valuing the company at…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Shut up, Nocoiner: Why We Don’t Need to ‘Burn Bitcoin with Fire’

Over nine months ago, the Berkeley International Computer Science Institute streamed Nicholas Weaver’s talk entitled “Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies: Burn it With Fire.” This week, he summarized the argument at the…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Tesla Cheats with New Battery Supplier, Panasonic Forecast Plunges

Panasonic wasted no time lowering its guidance after its bread-and-butter customer, Tesla, announced it was buying another battery supplier to power its electric vehicles. The lucky company Tesla chose to…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Notorious Bitcoin Exchange QuadrigaCX May be Sold to Compensate Crypto Victims for $150m Loss

When QuadrigaCX announced last month that CEO Gerald Cotten had suddenly died and roughly $150 million in cryptocurrency ($180 million Canadian) was inaccessible as a result, the crypto world went…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bold Call: Mohamed El-Erian Predicts Federal Reserve Will Reverse Course, Cut Interest Rates in 2020

The Federal Reserve won’t raise interest rates in 2019 and will probably cut them in 2020 ― after raising them a stunning four times in 2018. That what Mohamed El-Erian,…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bulls are Back: Dow Surges to Two-Month High as Earnings Season Keeps on Giving

Led by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the U.S. stock market traded sharply higher on Tuesday after a fresh batch of earnings surprised to the upside, underscoring another solid quarter…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin’s Longest Bear Market Hits 6-Month Milestone. The USD? Strolled Past the 79-Year Mark

The bitcoin headlines and commentary seem all doom, gloom, and despair:           Bitcoin is about to do something it has never done before — hint: it’s…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Investors are Dumping Google Stock Despite Higher Q4 2018 Revenues of $32 Billion

Google delivered higher than expected revenues and earnings per share in its fourth-quarter 2018 results. Yet Google stock dropped 3% in after-hours trading and fell over 2% in premarket trading.…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

This Bullish Crypto Trader is Predicting a ‘Breakdown’ for Bitcoin Price Tomorrow

According to a trader who offers professional consulting and provides an altcoin signals service via Telegram, Bitcoin is very likely to “breakdown” by tomorrow. Alan Masters published an idea to…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

CEZA: Philippines Reveal New Cryptocurrency Rules & Regulations

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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Company Develops International Service For Verification of Education and Job Experience

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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Where’s the ‘Missing’ $150 Million? Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX’s Fiasco Gets Weirder with New Research

According to a cryptocurrency researcher with an online alias “ProofofResearch,” QuadrigaCX may not have a Bitcoin cold wallet nor $150 million in crypto. In a research paper, Zerononcense editor ProofofResearch…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Blasts Higher While Bitcoin Endures Painstaking Search for a Bottom

A defiant US stock market opened to significant gains on Tuesday, brushing off bearish portents about declining corporate earnings. Bitcoin, meanwhile, continues to endure a painstaking search for a bottom…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

American Crypto Anarchist who Fled the U.S. Shot, Killed in Mexico’s Murder Capital

According to a report by Mercury News, an American crypto-anarchist who went by the name “John Galton” was shot to his death earlier this week at his home in Acapulco,…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How Crypto and Blockchain Can Benefit Institutional Investors

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$225 Billion Abu Dhabi State Fund Dumps 35 Million AMD Shares for Cash – Has the Chipmaker Hit a Market Top?

Sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Investment Co has announced the sale of nearly 35 million shares in semiconductor firm Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). According to Reuters, the state fund of Abu…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

QuadrigaCX: Missing Wallets, Identity Fraud, and $180M Losses for Traders

QuadrigaCX, the insolvent cryptocurrency exchange, is due for a court appearance today to seek creditor protection. In the meantime, the whereabouts of its cold wallet remain elusive.
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Indian Government is in Fear of Cryptos Sweeping Out Rupee Fiat Currency

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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Kraken Snatches Crypto Facilities in Nine-Figure Transaction

One of the key cryptocurrency exchanges has announced the acquisition of Crypto Facilities - a regulated trading platform, derivatives, and futures provider.
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price at $1,800? The Longest Bear Market in History Could End With a Spiraling Collapse

Throughout the past 4 days, since February 1, the crypto market has remained stable at around $114 billion as the Bitcoin price stabilized at $3,500. Several analysts expected Bitcoin to…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Exclusive: Q&amp;A with Saar Levi, CEO and Co-Founder of CEDEX

Cryptovest caught up with CEDEX at the Security Tokens Realised event in London this year to talk about its new tokenized diamond exchange and how this new technology will revolutionize…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

MakerDAO Faces High Volatility Crisis after OasisDEX Closes for Upgrades

MakerDAO, the ecosystem allowing Ethereum (ETH) collaterals to create the DAI stablecoin, is facing a liquidity crisis as the community seeks trading venues.
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Fiat to Crypto Now Available with trade.io Credit Card Solution

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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Japan Megabanks Kill Joint Blockchain Money Transfer Project, Turn to Their Own Cryptocurrencies

Three of Japan’s biggest banks have canceled a joint project of a blockchain-based peer-to-peer money transfer service. The three so-called Japanese ‘megabanks’, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BXA Readies Bithumb Overhaul as Takeover Nears Completion

Set to take over Bithumb this month, Singapore-based BXA is reportedly looking to improve the security of the exchange.
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

$2,500 Collected: Hamas Begged for Bitcoin Donations. The Islamist Group’s Followers Were Listening.

Hamas just received two donations to its bitcoin wallet on Coinbase according to a report Sunday by Globes, Israel’s oldest Hebrew-language daily evening financial newspaper. The donations, totalling $2,500 USD…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance CEO Sees Crypto Assets as Suitable for Amazon

In a recent tweet, the head of the popular exchange suggested Amazon may end up creating a digital asset to facilitate trade.
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

(+) Crypto Update: 5 Altcoins to Watch This Week

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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) Nodes Exposed to New Security Flaw, Parity Team Warns

Parity Technologies responds to a new security threat found in nodes that operate using JSONRPC services.
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

CoinLab Allegedly Sues Mt. Gox for $16B

A lawsuit filing has surfaced, pointing to an attempt of Mt. Gox’s former partner to receive a far larger payout, which could block the compensation for smaller traders.
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Could Apple Buy Netflix with its $250 Billion Cash Stockpile?

As Apple’s iPhone revenue falls and it looks to other income streams, JPMorgan is speculating that Apple could buy Netflix, or even a company like Sonos, or Activision Blizzard. In…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

This Crypto Payments Startup Claims it Got Punked Over the Weekend for a Fake Trademark Claim

Crypto payments processor AtomicPay.io’s front-end services were unavailable for a period of almost 8 hours this weekend due to a trademark claim by a company called Vertbase. Vertbase is a…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 05, 2019

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 05, 2019 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets continued to remain under pressure. After trading in a…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

MyCrypto CEO: QuadrigaCX May Not Have Ethereum Cold Wallet, Where’s the Missing $150m?

Taylor Monahan, the founder and CEO of MyCrypto, one of the most widely utilized non-custodial wallets in crypto, has said that QuadrigaCX may never have had an Ethereum cold wallet.…
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February 5, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Trades Sideways as Crypto Market Pines for More Volatility

Here’s something you don’t say every day about Bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency markets: where did the volatility go? We’ve spent the past few weeks looking at nearly the same…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

US Stock Market Has No Room Left to Grow, Raymand James Says Investors Should Watch Out

The 10-year Treasury note yield of the United States has continuously dropped in a three-month span since November of last year for the first time since 2015, which may be…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why the Bitcoin Price Will Reject the Bulls and Crash Even Lower

While financial forecasters are predicting a bullish 2019 for the bitcoin price, the cryptocurrency first needs to fight strong technical barriers in the near-term. It is becoming difficult for bitcoin…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

QuadrigaCX Can’t Access $190 Million in Crypto After Founder Dies

Around $190 million in cryptocurrency has been lost and locked away somewhere online where no one can reach it. What’s to blame? Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, QuadrigaCX. Back in December,…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Breaking: Facebook Crypto Project Acquires Blockchain Startup Specializing in Smart Contracts

Facebook’s secretive crypto division has reportedly made its first acquisition, quietly onboarding most of the research team from a blockchain startup that specializes in smart contract development. Facebook Acqui-hires Chainspace…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

First Look: Elon Musk Teases SpaceX’s Bold New Raptor Rocket

Elon Musk posted four tweets last night demonstrating the new Raptor rocket engine. SpaceX engineers have been hard at work finalizing the next-generation rocket technology that will eventually power trips…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Here’s Why the US Corporate Earnings Decline Won’t Hurt the Dow Jones

For the first time since 2016, U.S. corporate earnings are projected to drop by 0.8 percent per share in the first quarter of 2019. But, the projection had no visible…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bear Market Bites Bitcoin Unicorn Circle, Shares Plunge 80%: Report

According to reporting by The Block, the value of shares in Circle, a privately-owned crypto company, has dropped dramatically over the last year. Frostbite: Bitcoin Unicorn Circle Suffers Sinking Valuation…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Slack IPO: Here’s How Much This Silicon Valley Unicorn Could be Worth Now That it’s Going Public

The Slack IPO, one of 2019’s most hotly-anticipated public offerings, is officially in motion. The widely used business productivity company announced today that it has filed for a direct listing. It…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Flying High: Kraken Brushes Off Bitcoin Bear Market with Nine-Figure Crypto Futures Market Acquisition

Kraken announced today its acquisition of Crypto Facilities, the first regulated firm in the world to offer futures on crypto assets several years back. The move could put Kraken, currently…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Newsflash: Tesla Just Bought a Battery Maker for $218 Million in All-Stock Deal

Tesla Inc. announced one of its rare acquisitions Monday, of ultracapacitor company, Maxwell Technologies Inc., in order to bolster the Silicon Valley automaker’s battery technology as it ramps up production…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Patriots Won the Super Bowl. Here’s Why that Means the Dow Should Rally

In what has become one of the most predictable outcomes in professional sports, the New England Patriots emerged victorious from Super Bowl LIII after besting the Los Angeles Rams 13-3…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Creeps Lower as Wall Street Braces for Trump’s State of the Union Address, Worsening Corporate Earnings Outlook

The U.S. stock market was mixed on Monday, as investors braced for another busy week for corporate earnings and economic data. President Donald Trump’s forthcoming State of the Union address…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price to Finish 2019 at $9,000, 85% Higher Than Current Prices: Financial Forecasters

A study conducted by Finder.co.au in Australia saw experts in the financial market forecasting the year-end Bitcoin price in the $7,500 to $9,000 range. As of February, the price of…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How to Save Money in 2019: Top Most Insecure Crypto Exchanges

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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How Tron (TRX) Outperformed Top Cryptocurrencies on Bear Monday to Jump 16%

Tron (TRX) opened this week in positive territory in an otherwise bearish day for cryptocurrency market. The Tron-to-dollar exchange rate (TRX/USD) surged as higher as 0.029, a 16% up from…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Report: Crypto Exchanges in South Korea Scrambling to Survive as Bear Market Hits Hard

According to a local publication Blockinpress, crypto exchanges in South Korea are struggling to adjust to changing market conditions and the 14-month-long correction. Since January 2018, the global crypto exchange…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Futures Flat, Bitcoin Price Heavy on Super Bowl Monday

The US stock market is open for business, but the Dow doesn’t look poised to make much of a ruckus on Super Bowl Monday. The bitcoin price, meanwhile, continues to…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Andrea Bracelets: Properties of Blockchain & Limitations of Its Large-Scale Adoption

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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Interview: TokenTarget CMO Talks Crypto Marketing Trends and Industry Outlook for 2019

TokenTarget CMO discusses crypto marketing trends, price explosions and thoughts on the market’s direction in 2019.
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Indian Telecom Operator RCom Shares Crash 50% after Racking Up $7 Billion Phone Bill

Shares in debt-laden Reliance Communications (RCom) fell close to 50% on Monday as the Anil Ambani-owned company announced that it would seek bankruptcy protection from India’s insolvency tribunal. At 0345 UTC,…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

UK Financial Watchdogs Gives Go-Ahead to Trading Crypto Derivatives

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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ledger CEO Predicts Crypto “Nuclear Winter” in Next 12-24 Months

Following the longest Bitcoin (BTC) bear market in history, prices will continue sliding in the coming 12-24 months, according to the CEO of Ledger.
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

WINS.FUN: A Gambling Platform That Shares Its Profits with Its Investors!

This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

US Regulator Seeks to Make Crypto Market More Transparent by Acquiring Personal Information

The SEC is calling on blockchain data companies to help it identify crypto wallet owners.
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Sony Shares Sink 8% Amid Declining Gaming Sales – Is a PlayStation 5 Coming in 2020?

Shares of Sony fell by 8% after the Japanese entertainment and technology giant recorded a decline in sales and profits. Specifically, Sony’s gaming division, which has become increasingly critical to…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BitTorrent Token (BTT) Price Soars on Exchange Debuts

The new asset is still discovering its price ahead of the series of airdrops expected in the coming years.
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Search for QuadrigaCX Cold Wallets Leads Nowhere while Traders Nurse Losses

The Canadian exchange was used for arbitrage despite its liquidity problems. Speculation points to either a loss of private keys to the cold wallets or perhaps a scheme where Bitcoin…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Wyoming Lawmakers Pass Bill Recognizing Cryptos as Legal Property

The US state of Wyoming has defined digital assets as “intangible personal property” subject to the same regulations and attributes of fiat money.
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

‘Screams Bearish’: One Mainstream Factor Shows Bitcoin Price Bottom Could Worryingly Sink Further

In the last 24 hours, the crypto market has rebounded slightly by $1 billion as the Bitcoin price recovered to mid-$3,500. Last week, several traders said that maintaining momentum above…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Seven Crypto Exchanges to Adopt Nasdaq’s Surveillance Tech

Nasdaq is reportedly working with Gemini, SBI Virtual Currency, and five other digital asset platforms as part of an initiative to share its surveillance technology.
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Florida Man Who Sold Bitcoin (BTC) to Undercover Cops Faces New Trial

A Florida crypto trader faces new criminal charges after judges overturned a 2016 court ruling.
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Hostile Media Narratives About Bitcoin’s Environmental Impact Are Total Garbage

If you’ve been following the news and social media discussion regarding Bitcoin for very long at all you’ve likely seen multiple articles castigating Bitcoin as a harbinger of environmental degradation…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

QuadrigaCX Seeks Protection from Creditors, Claims No Access to Crypto Reserves

QuadrigaCX has applied for creditor protection with the Nova Scotia Supreme Court amid fears of imminent bankruptcy.
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

CV Market Watch™: Weekly Trading Overview (January 25 – February 1)

Bitcoin managed to hold above $3,400 though fears of it sliding under $3,000 reappeared.
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

QuickX Protocol Announces Partnership with BitMax.io (BTMX.com)

This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Safer Crypto Investments are now Possible through CryptoProfile

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. With token offerings…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Tesla Starts Selling the Cheaper Model 3 in China [But Import Duty and Other Costs Still Makes it Expensive]

Tesla has begun taking orders for a cheaper version of the Model 3 in China. The electric car maker will now start selling the Model 3 Long-Range rear-wheel drive version…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Multi-Billion Malaysian Scandal Could See Goldman Sachs’ Top Executives Lose $40 Million in Pay Backs

Goldman Sachs will cut back its top executives’ compensations depending on the consequence of investigation into the bank’s role in a multibillion-dollar Malaysian fund scandal. In a regulatory filing, Goldman…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 04, 2018

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – February 04, 2018 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The crypto markets continue to remain volatile with a downward bias. The…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why South Korea Had to Ban Crypto ICOs and Risk Losing Multi-Billion Dollar Opportunities

This week, the government of South Korea officially decided to maintain its existing blanket ban on domestic initial coin offerings (ICO) in a move that could benefit other major crypto…
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February 4, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Twitter CEO Promotes Bitcoin, Iran Goes Full Crypto, and Binance Adds Credit Cards: This Week in Crypto

While there wasn’t much Bitcoin price action to speak of, it was nevertheless a memorable week for the cryptocurrency industry. From Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey pumping Bitcoin to Iran launching…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Even Super Bowl LIII isn’t Enough to Attract Massive Betting on Crypto Gambling Platform Augur

Super Bowl LIII happens today. One of the biggest sporting events of the year in the world, the game features the New England Patriots (for the 11th time) and the…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance CEO: Amazon Will Be Forced to Issue a [Crypto?] Currency Sooner or Later

“Amazon will have to issue a currency sooner or later,” Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of crypto exchange giant Binance, tweeted Saturday to his more than 277,000  followers on Twitter. Binance…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Meet the Man Who Wants to Make Crypto so Simple Your Grandma Can Use it

CCN had the opportunity to speak to FIO Protocol founder David Gold. The Foundation for Interwallet Operability is Gold’s brainchild and part of a larger effort to create a user-friendly…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

“The Crypto Bear Market Won’t Last” – Anonymous $200 Million Ethereum Trader Talks to CCN

A mysterious trader who made international headlines when he turned a $200 million profit trading Ethereum in a single month has agreed to speak with CCN regarding his latest investments…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Exclusive: John McAfee Dishes on His Extraordinary Plan to Run for President from International Waters

2020 US presidential candidate and alleged fugitive John McAfee is a hard man to reach these days. He only speaks in 5-minute intervals on the phone, hanging up and returning…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Is the Missing Crypto From QuadrigaCX’s $150 Million Disaster On the Move? Experts Weigh-in

According to several reports, some funds from the missing $150 million holdings of Canada’s biggest crypto exchange QuadrigaCX could be moving. On Saturday, CCN reported that QuadrigaCX lost more than…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Coinmarketcap Under Attack for Failing to Delete Fake Crypto Exchanges

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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

‘Stay the Course’: Billionaire Bitcoin Bull Mike Novogratz Has Advice for the Bitter Crypto Winter

Mike Novogratz — the CEO of cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital — admits that the Crypto Winter will probably last longer than he had anticipated. However, the Goldman Sachs alum still believes…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

How Blockchain will Change the Market Infrastructure in Italy

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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Opinion: Mr. Trump, A[nother] Nuclear Arms Race Is The Last Thing We Need

The Doomsday Clock is 2 minutes from nuclear midnight. President Donald Trump announced Friday that the United States would be pulling out of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, giving…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Tech Stocks Had a Miserable Start to 2019 But One Industry is Keeping Dow Jones Alive

While most major tech stocks in the likes of Intel and Nvidia had a bad start to 2019, one industry has performed exceptionally well, sustaining the momentum of the Dow…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Two US Congressmen to Officially Submit New Pro-Crypto Bills Soon

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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Trader: Bitcoin and Ethereum’s Block Reward Halving Will Create Bullish Momentum

In the past 72 hours, the valuation of the crypto market increased by $3 billion to $114 billion as Bitcoin and Ethereum slightly recovered. Both Bitcoin and Ethereum rebounded by…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Mario Gamers Rejoice: Nintendo Lowers Sales Forecasts, Plans to Release Cheaper Switch Consoles

When Nintendo launched Switch some years back, it seemed the Japanese game had found a worthy successor to the Wii. The company cut its forecast for annual Switch shipments for…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Avoiding QuadrigaCX’s $190 Million Disaster: How Do the World’s Largest Crypto Exchanges Store Funds?

Canada’s largest crypto exchange QuadrigaCX lost more than $190 million worth of user funds and is unable to reimburse its users. As CCN reported on February 1, the founder and…
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February 3, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Jack Dorsey: Bitcoin-Friendly Cash App is Now 2nd Most Popular Apple Application

Within a decade since its launch in 2009, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s fintech company Square has transformed into a $29 billion digital payments giant and the go-to platform for users…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why Elizabeth Warren and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Need to Stop the Billionaire Bashing

In a Thursday interview on CNBC show Mad Money with Jim Kramer, Sen. Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against billionaires, saying: “You know that top one-tenth of 1 percent this…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Exclusive: Why Ledger CEO Eric Larchevêque is Preparing for Crypto Nuclear Winter

One of the most striking things about the cryptocurrency industry is people’s willingness to talk about it. As the CEO of Ledger, perhaps the most secure hardware wallet in the…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

7 Things Apple Could Buy with its Staggering $245 Billion Cash Stockpile

When Apple delivered its quarterly earnings report this week, all eyes were on how severely lagging iPhone sales would eat into the tech giant’s revenue. However, Apple also disclosed that…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Here’s What Every Major 2020 US Presidential Candidate Has Said about Bitcoin

The 2020 US presidential election is still nearly two years away, but campaign season is already in full swing. Before long, voters will know which Democrats support the Green New…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Watch: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Pumps Bitcoin on Joe Rogan’s Podcast

Joe Rogan may have landed his biggest guest yet on his popular podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience: Jack Dorsey, the founder and CEO of Twitter and Square and an avowed…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Sharing of Goods, Skills, and Assets with the Use of a New Cryptocurrency

This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

AZ FundChain Attempts to Advance Financial Inclusion Through Blockchain

This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Market Panic Remains – Bexplus Investing Advice on BTC

This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

AZ FundChain Attempts to Advance Financial Inclusion Through Blockchain

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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Here’s Why Pantera Capital Thinks This Bitcoin Bear Market is Different

Dan Morehead, the CEO of bitcoin investment firm Pantera Capital, says everyone needs to chill out about the current Crypto Winter. Morehead reminded the myopic industry that the crypto space…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

TRON Up by Over 100% in 1 Month: Can BitTorrent Token’s Success Push it Further Up?

In the past 30 days, the valuation of the crypto market dropped from $138 billion to $114 billion by $24 billion. Yet, TRON (TRX) recovered from $0.0127 to $0.0264, by…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

The Japanese Yen has Become the World’s Leading Currency in Bitcoin Trading

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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

7 Cryptocurrencies that Surprisingly Outperformed Bitcoin in January

Seven cryptocurrencies performed way better than Bitcoin during January’s market volatility. HOT, the native token of Holochain project, surprised the cryptocurrency community with a 178% price surge. Augur’s REP followed…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Here’s How Much Nvidia Actually Made from Crypto Mining Sales

According to a report by Markets Insider, Nvidia generated $1.95 billion in revenue from its crypto business. Although the official financial statement of the company disclosed a $602 million crypto-related…
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February 2, 2019 in Syndicated Content

7 Reasons Why That Hot New ‘Bitcoin Stablecoin’ Sounds Like Junk

A new Ethereum token called “Wrapped Bitcoin” just launched Thursday. How Wrapped Bitcoin Works The purpose of the new cryptocurrency is to enable Bitcoin users to “participate in Ethereum smart…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Inches Back Toward $3,500, But Litecoin is Today’s Crypto Market Winner

Bitcoin is edging closer and closer back to the critical $3,500 support level that some estimated it would stand on for awhile. Ethereum gained a dollar overnight. But more notably,…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Wall Street is Playing Chicken on Bitcoin Adoption: Hedge Fund CIO

Ari Paul, the co-founder of crypto investment firm BlockTower Capital, says bitcoin adoption is at a standstill because Wall Street is taking a “wait-and-see” approach amid the bear market. In…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

$190 Million in Crypto Gone Forever, How Canada’s Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Lost it All

QuadrigaCX, the largest bitcoin exchange in Canada, has lost $190 million worth of crypto after it lost access to its cold storage wallets. An affidavit filed on January 31 with…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price in Recovery Mode – Will it Close the Week on a High Note?

The bitcoin price on Friday posted a modest 0.9 percent surge as it corrected from its ascending channel support level and sought to climb back into bullish territory. Bitcoin Price…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

This Pot Stock Just Surged 90% for the Stupidest Reason Ever

More than three dozen cannabis companies applied for the POT symbol on the Canadian Securities Exchange after it became available this week. Potash Corporation relinquished the symbol, and so many…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Kudlow: Ocasio-Cortez’s 70% Tax on Rich Would Turn US into Venezuela

“Everybody’s poor” in oil-rich Venezuela, and US President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser claims he knows the answer: excessive taxes on the South American nation’s wealthiest citizens. With high-profile Democrats…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum 2.0 Inches Closer, Pre-Release Stable

Ethereum 2.0 is closely approaching. The blockchain project has just launched its first pre-release for phase zero of the network’s transition to the new and improved Ethereum (ETH). Yesterday, Ethereum…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Jones Sess Stunning 10% Recovery, But This One Key Factor Could Fuel Even More Growth

Since January 3, within a one-month span, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has recovered from 22,682 points to 25,102 points, by more than 10 percent. It has been a stunning…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

IBM Blockchain Trial Successfully Completed With Mandarins

Computer giant IBM has successfully completed another blockchain trial with the help of 28 tons of mandarin oranges. The tech behemoth tracked a shipment of mandarins from China to Singapore and…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

(+) Weekly Recap: Crypto Winter Continues as NEM Foundation Crumbles, Bitcoin Falls 7.6% in January

Crypto winter shows no signs of abating anytime soon. In the past week, bitcoin rounded out its sixth consecutive month in the red while the NEM Foundation suspended all projects…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

New Mac Malware Can Steal Crypto from Exchanges, Can it be Prevented?

Unit 42, the global threat intelligence team at Palo Alto Network, discovered Mac malware that can steal cookies linked to crypto exchanges and wallets. Although usernames and passwords may not…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BitGrail Owner to Compensate Investors who Fell Victim to Hack

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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Italy: Senate Committee Takes a Step Forward on Blockchain Regulations

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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Maduro’s Master Plan for Venezuela: Swapping 29 Tons of Gold for Euros with the UAE

Venezuela is moving a shipment of 29 tonnes of gold, worth approximately 1 billion Euros or 1.2 billion dollars, to the United Arab Emirates for sale. UAE will pay cash…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Wikipedia Accepts Bitcoin Core & Bitcoin Cash Donations to Promote Knowledge

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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Newsflash: The Trump Curse? Vice Media Cuts 10% of Staff after HuffingtonPost & BuzzFeed Layoffs

The Brooklyn, New York-based news and documentary media giant, Vice Media LLC, is cutting 250 employees out of the company and closing down its flagship weekly HBO program, sources tell…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Voids in the New Blockchain Technology & Smart Contract Regulations in Italy

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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Smashes Through 25,000 after Blowout Jobs Report Pours Cold Water on Government Shutdown Fears

The U.S. stock market extended its rally Friday after better than expected jobs data suggested that the impact of a partial government shutdown on the economy was largely overblown. Dow…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Donald Trump Might Pick This Bitcoin Optimist to Lead the World Bank

When Satoshi Nakamoto created bitcoin, a message in the cryptocurrency’s Genesis block made clear that it was a direct response to banking industry mismanagement and the financial and political structures…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Jamie Dimon: ‘I Have No Problem Paying Higher Taxes’, If They’re Used Wisely

J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has declared that he does not mind paying higher taxes as long as they are used where they are “most effective”. His comment comes…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Did Bitcoin’s Q4 2018 Price Performance Prove It’s Not Digital Gold? Think Again

Writing for Market Watch Tuesday, Aaron Hankin asserts that Bitcoin’s price plunge along with the NASDAQ and other equities benchmarks in Q4 2018 proves Bitcoin is more like a tech…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow, Bitcoin Cautiously Advance into February Following Stock Market’s Best January in Decades

Neither the Dow nor the bitcoin price looked keen on making a bold entry into February early Friday morning, as both the US stock market and cryptocurrency sector reflected on…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Iran to Use its Cryptocurrency in Trades with Europe, UK, Russia and South Africa

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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

SpaceX Layoffs Were Caused by ‘Absolutely Insane’ Projects, Admits Elon Musk

There aren’t many CEOs who can blame company layoffs on interplanetary space crafts and Space-based Internet. But then, there aren’t many CEOs like Elon Musk. During an investor call for…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Platincoin (PLC) Recognized among World’s Top 200 Cryptocurrencies

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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

BEF Davos 2019: World Economists Optimistic About Decentralization

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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Fidelity Still Not Giving Up on Cryptos: Bitcoin Custody Service Launch

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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Firms Flock to Estonia: Is the Country’s E-Residency Program a Giant Loophole for Money-Laundering?

Estonia’s e-Residency program allows location-independent non-citizens and firms to access services such as banking digitally. Cryptocurrency firms have particularly embraced the program warmly with around 600 of them estimated to…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance Opens Fiat On-Ramp with Debit, Credit Card Purchases

After the roll-out of customer screening, Binance was able to offer the opportunity for purchasing digital assets with cards, lining up among fiat-fueled exchanges.
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

South Korean Regulator Refuses to Lift ICO Ban

South Korea will not lift the ban on token sales it imposed in September 2017 despite numerous efforts to build legislation allowing domestic ICOs.
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ripple (XRP) in Pump-and-Dump Scenario, Sinks 12% from Weekly High

A substantial Ripple rally fizzled as the asset’s value fell as much as 12% from its weekly high. The XRP-to-USD exchange rate (XRP/USD) dropped to an intraday low at 0.3003…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Zilliqa (ZIL) Mainnet Launch Fails to Lift Pressure on Price

Zilliqa’s was one of the most highly anticipated mainnets in 2018, but the actual launch failed to lift market prices.
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Traders: Bitcoin Trend Looking Ugly, Why a Slow Drop Below $3,000 is Expected

In the last 24 hours, the crypto market has slightly declined by $2 billion in valuation as the Bitcoin price fell by one percent. The decline in the value of…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

CBOE Resubmits ETF Proposal for Review

About a week after the Van Eck ETF proposal was pulled out, another one was filed, further delaying the decision date.
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Gemini Claims to be World’s First SOC 2 Compliant Crypto Exchange after Deloitte Audit

Crypto exchange Gemini has announced that it has completed its SOC 2 Type 1 examination, and plans to obtain more security credentials by the end of the year. SOC 2…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Most of $11M Stolen MIOTA Tokens Found, IOTA Foundation Says

The revelation comes a week after a Europol-led operation arrested the alleged hacker, a 36-year-old resident of the United Kingdom.
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Palestinian Terrorist Organization Appeals for Bitcoin Donations

Ezzedine al-Qasaam, the military arm of Hamas, is turning to crypto to ease financial troubles amid ongoing conflict.
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

‘Final Testing’ Phase: Fidelity Nears Launch of Cryptocurrency Trading & Custody Platform

Much excitement has been building since the large American financial services firm Fidelity Investments first announced back in October that they were building a cryptocurrency trading and custody platform. They…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Ban Hammer Remains: South Korea’s Financial Services Commission Refuses to Lift ICO Ban

The ban on initial coin offerings in South Korea will stay, the country’s financial regulator has said in a statement. The decision by the South Korean Financial Services Commission (FSC)…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

ABBC Blockchain MC Wallet in the Final Stages of Development

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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Cloudbet Accepts Gigantic 20 BTC Bets for Super Bowl LIII

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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Watch: Why This Video Could Doom Kik’s SEC Fight

Kik CEO Ted Livingston may have already doomed the chat app’s chances to win its high-profile legal battle with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its Kin cryptocurrency,…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

VanEck Resurrects Bitcoin ETF Bid, But Don’t Hold Your Breath

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and VanEck refiled their Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) application. But, there likely won’t be a Bitcoin ETF by the end of the year and…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Florida Bitcoin Trader Faces Felony Charges for Selling Crypto to Undercover Police

It’s a case of police entrapment that goes beyond the pale. After a ruling Wednesday by the U.S. Third District Court of appeals, a Florida man will have to face…
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February 1, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Claims They Can’t Find Their Wallets

Canadian-based QuardigaCX says they can’t find their cold storage wallets. In a notice published on its website, the crypto exchange says they have filed an application for protection under the…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin’s Not the Only Asset Driven by FOMO: Why Stock Market Investors Should Be Concerned

As the bitcoin price gets crushed amid the Crypto Winter, financial commentators are warning stock market investors to not fall prey to reckless buying decisions rooted in FOMO (fear of…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Sinks Further from $3,500 as Crypto Market Endures More Losses

Gains were few and far between in the crypto market over the 24-hour period, with Augur presenting a notable exception while gaining less than 2%. The Bitcoin price remains in…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Who is Actually Going to Buy Iran’s New Cryptocurrency?

Iran is creating a state-backed cryptocurrency. The options for the digital token are currently open. Reportedly, it’s initially only for crypto companies to do business with the Central Bank of…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Facebook Stock Soars Despite Privacy Issues: Why Won’t Investors Take Their Heads out of the Sand?

Facebook users are either very naive or just not easily phased. They helped the social media giant set revenue records during the last quarter when it was plagued by data…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance Accepts Credit Cards: Traders Can Buy Crypto With Credit Cards

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, Binance, has given traders another reason to flock to its platform. Binance now accepts credit cards. Who’d have thought it!? Users can now…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Breaking: CBOE Re-Files Bitcoin ETF Application Following End of Government Shutdown

US stock exchange operator CBOE has resubmitted its application to list a bitcoin ETF on one of its trading platforms, just days after the firm withdrew its previous bid. CBOE…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

First Healthcare Industry Security Token Issuance Planned by Agenus

The Biotech Electronic Security Token (BEST) aims to fund drug development through increased liquidity while offering value to investors.
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Launches Stellar (XLM) Trading

The newly created market expanded with some of the top coins, attempting to offer a legal, transparent and safe platform.
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Why Nasdaq’s Bitcoin Exchange Partnerships Prove the Crypto Industry is Growing up

A total of seven cryptocurrency exchanges have contracted with Nasdaq to use its surveillance technology. The technology, which has various products including SMARTS (which was adopted by Gemini), enables Bitcoin…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

(+) Crypto Winter’s First Victim; NEM Foundation Crumbles as XEM Coin Price Sinks

The crypto winter may just have claimed its first major victim as the NEM Foundation announced it would be suspending all projects and partnerships due to the tumbling XEM coin…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

After Apple, Samsung Records a 31% Drop in Net Profits: Are Big Phone Makers in Trouble?

Apple has struggled to win over the Chinese mobile phone market as reports have suggested but Samsung is also having a similar issue. Samsung Electronics revealed that it recorded a…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Flips Green Despite Microsoft, DowDuPont Revenue Misses

The U.S. stock market traded higher Thursday but the Dow was mostly excluded from the rally as shares of Microsoft Corp (MSFT) tumbled following a lukewarm earnings report. Dow Flips…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Marshall Islands to Issue Physical Banknotes for World’s First Decentralized National Digital Currency

The Marshall Islands will soon circulate physical banknotes representing the world’s first decentralized national digital currency. This is happening under an agreement with Tangem, a Swiss maker of blockchain-enabled smart card…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Belarus’ Biggest Bank is ‘Working on’ Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency Exchange

According to a report by local news outlet BeITA, Belarusbank, the largest bank in Belarus, is considering the launch of its very own cryptocurrency exchange platform. The plans for the…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Binance: The World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Will Let you Buy Bitcoin With Credit Cards

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by daily trading volume, enabled credit card payments on its platform to allow users to purchase Bitcoin and other major crypto assets using Visa…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Dow Jones, Bitcoin Price Rallies in Jeopardy as US Stock Market Sends Mixed Signals

The US stock market is taking an uneven path on Thursday morning, with the Dow suffering triple-digit declines while tech stocks rise. The cryptocurrency market is almost universally sour, however,…
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Italy Launches ‘Italia4Blockchain’ Association to Engage Community Players

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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

EOS (EOS) Boots Bitcoin Cash (BCH) from 4th Place in Crypto Ranking

EOS sees support from inflows of Ethereum (ETH), boosting the price with the EOS/ETH trading pair.
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

IOTA (MIOTA) to Provide Blockchain Solutions to Denmark’s Energinet

Danish grid operator Energinet will test DLT as part of its plan to implement green solutions and lower pollution levels.
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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

HYGH AG Launches $1,250,000 USD Bounty & Airdrop Campaign with Multiplier Effect

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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

Bear Market did not Prevent Users From Engaging Themselves in Darknet

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January 31, 2019 in Syndicated Content

IBM Watson & LTO Network to Speed up Small Criminal Cases by 400%

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