News stories and articles from select third parties.

October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tap Secures Investment from Alphabit and FBG Capital

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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

SEC to Engage Directly with ICOs and the Public via New Portal

If the blockchain industry had been knocking at the iron-clad gates of the Securities and Exchange Commission, it appears access was just granted. The US’s supreme financial watchdog unveiled the Strategic…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ledger CEO Wins French Award for Startup With International Potential

Eric Larchevêque, CEO and co-founder of cryptocurrency hardware wallet-maker Ledger, has won a French award for the startup leader whose model has the greatest potential internationally. The prestigious regional prize in…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Stablecoins in a Nutshell…And Why They Can Kill Decentralization

The most commonly known stablecoin is Tether. It is a cryptocurrency that buys one American Dollar from the market before issuing one tether. This means that when one American Dollar…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Market Update: A New Brave Browser Boosts BAT

FOMO Moments Another flat Saturday as markets are stagnant; Only BAT and DGTX heading higher. The weekend has brought no joy to crypto markets which have remained immobile for the…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Goldman Sachs and Mike Novogratz Back BitGo’s “Trillion-Dollar” Custodian Solution

Joint efforts with former partner and billionaire Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz, Goldman Sachs has thrown its weight behind BitGo in a bid to support the custodian’s lofty plan to build…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Hackers Selling Brazilian Federal Highway Police Logins For Bitcoin

Cybercriminals are selling login information for the Brazilian Federal Highway Police in exchange for bitcoin. Those with access can go and look up information about vehicle fines, review sensitive personal…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Monero Price Analysis: Price Stable, XMR is Bullish above $100

36 hours after hard forking and Monero buyers are yet to confirm Oct 15 gains. If anything, there seems to be resistance for upsides and this is negative for bulls.…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Altcoins Price Analysis: Coins Ready to Rally as ADA, Stellar, Litecoin Reject Bears

While Litecoin might be a “relic” according to Tushar Jain, their developers are ready to slash transaction costs by a factor of 10 once Litecoin core 0.17 goes live. The…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

A Hedge Fund Manager Will Accept Bitcoin for His $16 Million Mansion

Roy Niederhoffer, President of New York-based R.G. Niederhoffer Capital Management, Inc. has placed his $15.9 million mansion up for sale stating that he will accept cash or its equivalent in…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

IOHK Announces Results of Icarus Audit By Kudelski Security

IOHK has announced the results of a recent audit into the Icarus wallet by Kudelski Security. A published report notes a few security issues Kudelski found and references feedback from…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

86% of ICO Tokens Now Worth Less than Initial Cryptocurrency Exchange Listing Price

Global professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY) has released a report on the performance of ICOs over the last year, and in keeping with the bear market for cryptocurrency assets,…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Neutrino Alpha Release A Step Closer To Mobile Lightning Functionality

The Neutrino mobile wallet, the mobile component of the second-level Bitcoin Lightning network, is seeing its way into alpha and beta releases of Lightning. The Neutrino protocol will reduce the…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled Sued for Involvement in Centra ICO Scam

According to TMZ, world-renowned boxing champion Floyd Mayweather and famed record producer DJ Khaled are dealing with the fallout of a class action lawsuit due to their involvement with Centra…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Gibraltar Gov’t Launches Advisory Group to Develop Blockchain-Related Educational Courses

The government and University of Gibraltar have created an advisory group to address the demand for new educational courses in DLT and smart contracts
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

iCloud Hacker Demanded $175,000 Ransom to be Paid in Bitcoin

A hacker who filmed himself accessing Apple iCloud accounts has appeared in a U.K. court. Kerem Albayrak had demanded around $175,000 in ransom be paid in Bitcoin and Apple iTunes…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Founder Slapped with $2.5 Million Fine

New York investment firm Gelfman Blueprint, Inc. (GBI) will see over $2.5 million in fines for fraudulent practices, as filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). According to the…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ether Price Analysis: Historic Support Tested Amid Signs of Distribution

It’s been weeks since ether has seen a new high or a new low and the market has found itself range-bound. At the moment, we are seeing signs of distribution…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

SEC Establishes FinHub to Engage Public on Cryptocurrencies

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced the launch of the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) to promote public engagement on fintech-related issues and initiatives, including…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

If Your Bitcoin is Stolen, There’s Only a 20% Chance You’ll Ever Get it Back

If you’re ever so unfortunate as to become the victim of a bitcoin theft, there’s very little chance that you will ever see your cryptocurrency assets again. For this reason,…
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October 20, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cornell Professor Emin Gün Sirer Impressed With Bitcoin Cash Devcon

Cornell Professor and initc3.org co-director Emin Gün Sirer shared his thoughts on Bitcoin Cash after the BCH devcon
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Global Money Laundering Watchdog to Establish Crypto-Focused Guidelines by June

The global entity responsible for setting international money laundering guidelines is finally ready to lay the foundation for its first crypto-specific set of rules by June 2018. FATF Readies Global…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

$571 Million: Notorious North Korean Hacker Group Has Stolen a Fortune in Cryptocurrency

Even though blockchain technology has all sorts of security applications, one thing is for sure: cryptocurrency exchanges are vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks, and hackers have exploited these flaws for massive…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Nicolas Maduro Urges His Venezuelan Residents to Invest in the Petro Coin and Gold

Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, called on workers in his country to save money in gold and his cryptocurrency ‘The Petro’ during a salary shake-up Thursday. According to the local news…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ticketmaster Acquires Blockchain Startup Upgraded to Help Prevent Ticket Fraud

Ticketmaster, a California-based multinational ticketing technology firm, has reportedly acquired blockchain startup, Upgraded. The acquisition was made in order to use Upgraded's blockchain-based software to determine whether tickets issued a…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin Transaction Fees will be Reduced in Next Core Release

Litecoin transaction fees are set to be lowered by ten times in the next Core release. The team behind the seventh biggest coin by market cap revealed the news via a…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

CEO of Sberbank: Crypto and Blockchain Will Change the World but Not Yet

The CEO of the Russian state-owned financial service provider Sberbank has stated that cryptocurrency and blockchain technology will fundamentally transform business and finance. That said, Herman Gref is looking at…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Fake News: Elon Musk’s Flamethrower Company isn’t Accepting Bitcoin

Yesterday, various news websites including The Next Web reported that Elon Musk’s Boring Company was accepting bitcoin as a form of payment for its famous flamethrowers. However, it has now been revealed…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Two-Thirds of Malta’s ‘Virtual Financial Assets’ Agents Failed Compulsory Cryptocurrency Exam

Malta’s Virtual Financial Assets (VFA) Act, which is scheduled to become effective as of November 2018, will require finance professionals looking to “act as agents” in the crypto industry to…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Such Borrow, Many Loan: Crypto Lender SALT Now Takes Dogecoin as Collateral

Cryptocurrency investors have another way to access capital without having to liquidate their portfolios. SALT Lending, which has issued more than $50 million in blockchain-backed loans, is capitalizing on the…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Report: Vast Majority of ICOs Trading Significantly Below Their Listing Price

A recent report from Ernst & Young found that nearly a third of all cryptocurrencies that have been financed through online fundraisers, like initial coin offerings (ICOs), have lost almost…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tether Floods Into Kraken Exchange, Where Crypto Traders Can Get Dollars

In theory, traders can redeem USDT for dollars with the issuer, Tether Ltd. Instead, they appear to be cashing out through Kraken.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

BAT Jumps 10% as Brave Releases Chromium-Based Browser

The Basic Attention Token (BAT) has recently seen its price jump about 10% after Brave, a browser devised by JavaScript creator Brendan Eich, launched a new Chromium-based version with support…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD in Pullback Action

The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate started losing its grip on the sideways action, slipping almost a percent this Friday. The pair broke below 6400-fiat, the psychological support level of the previous…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Novogratz Criticises Tether’s Lack of Transparency, Responds to Roubini

The famous Bitcoin proponent and billionaire investor Mike Novogratz has criticised the stable-coin U.S. Dollar Tether (USDT) for failing to provide a trustworthy service for users. The Galaxy Digital Holdings…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Isn’t Correlated To Futures Expiration, Research Shows

Cindicator research group recently did a study to determine the correlation between bitcoin’s price and the close of CBOE & CME futures contracts. This study found that as of today,…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Is Being Delayed Until 2019

Ethereum's next upgrade, Constantinople, has been delayed until next year.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

One [Stable]coin to Rule Them All? Huobi’s New Program Lets Users Swap Between Tokens

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global today introduced an all-in-one stablecoin program called HUSD, which will allow traders to convert between four USD-pegged cryptocurrency tokens. HUSD: Huobi’s All-in-One Stablecoin Solution Ac...
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Formosa Financial Integrates with BitGO

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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

First Bitcoin Fraud Action Filed by the CFTC, Accused Ordered to Pay Over $2.5 Million

A  New York federal court has ordered Gelfman Blueprint, a Bitcoin-denominated hedge fund, and its CEO Nicholas Gelfman to pay over $2.5 million in civil monetary penalties and restitution in…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

South Korean Exchanges Looking to Move out Over Retail Trading Slowdown

A recent report has revealed that exchanges currently operating in SouthKorea are planning to “get the hell out.” Leading Korean exchange, Coinone, said in early October that it’s looking to…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Sammie Zhang, Former Financial PR Director, Officially Joins BitKan as Brand Director of Marketing

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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Upgraded BitKan App Now Much Faster, Wallet Supports Most ERC20 Tokens

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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tether “Didn’t Do a Great Job” in Terms of Transparency, Says Billionaire Investor Mike Novogratz

Mike Novogratz, a well-known bitcoin bull and the founder of Galaxy Digital, has recently stated he believes Tether, the issuer of the USDT stablecoin, wasn’t great when it comes to…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum Token BAT Posts Major Rally as Brave’s Cryptocurrency Program Enters Beta

The cryptocurrency market posted a minor decline on Friday, with bitcoin and most other large-cap assets shedding about one to two percent of their previous-day valuations. Ethereum token BAT, however,…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bank that Called BTC ‘Laundering Scheme’ Accused of Money Laundering

Nordic banking giant Nordea has been linked to a massive money laundering scheme involving $365 billion of illicit funds.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Novogratz Says Tether Hurt by Its Lack of Transparency

Cryptocurrency advocate and billionaire investor Mike Novogratz says Tether’s recent troubles are its own fault, and that a lack of transparency is mainly to blame for investors losing faith in…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Scammers Are Impersonating Dogecoin’s Creator to Steal Cryptocurrency

Dogecoin creator Jackson Palmer recently made a post on Twitter warning his followers about scammers who have been impersonating him in attempts to swindle crypto out of unsuspecting supporters.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Offline Storing System Developed by Security Services Giant G4S

The custody solution targets virtual asset exchanges as well as institutional investors.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

A Tether Copycat Appears in Romania

Bitcoin Romania, the company providing the most comprehensive exchange services for BTC and ETH in the country, just released a Tether copycat for the nation's fiat currency.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

North Korea’s Making a Killing from Crypto Hacking

A new report by a cybersecurity company shows that North Korean hacking groups are making off with an incredible amount of cryptocurrency.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis – October 19

On the short term trend, the LTCUSD pair has reached the lower level of the price range. Traders should look out for buy setups to initiate long trades in anticipation…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

World Nr.2 Female Tennis Player Caroline Wozniacki to Launch Own Token

Caroline Wozniacki partnered with Singaporean company Global Crypto Offering Exchange to develop and release her own crypto token.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Lack of Transparency to Blame for Tether’s Loss of USD Peg: Novogratz

Five days since losing its U.S. dollar peg, fiat-backed cryptocurrency tether (USDT) continues to trade at a discount to its supposed $1.00 valuation. Defenders have largely chalked up the markdown…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ticketmaster Dives Head-First into Blockchain with Acquisition

Events tickets may soon be blockchain-powered after Ticketmaster recently acquired a startup working on such a project.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

US SEC to Consult ICO and Blockchain Companies with New Platform

The regulator has created a FinTech hub for communication with public and investors.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Omni, Which Is Backed by Ripple’s Xpring, Lets You Rent Out Your Stuff and Get Paid in XRP

On Wednesday (17 October 2018), Omni, the startup that raised $25 million from Ripple's incubator arm Xpring back in December 2017, announced that it had integrated XRP as a currency…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

SEC’s New Fintech Hub Helps Blockchain Startups Navigate ICO Rules

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced today the launch of a “New Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology.” In a surprising move, the project — dubbed “FinHub” — allows…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Singapore-based Huobi Launches HUSD Solution for Better Stablecoin Management

Huobi Global recently announced that its HUSD has been launched in order to “eliminate the need to choose between multiple stablecoins” and help traders “save costs when switching between stablecoins.”…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Hacked & Scammed: Sailing Digital Currency’s ‘Wild West’, Unreported Theft Cases

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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Global AML Watchdog to Release Crypto Regulations By Next June

Global money-laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force, has said it will draw up rules for cryptocurrency regulation by next summer.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

SEC Launches New ‘Finhub’ Division to Engage With ICO Startups

ICO startups might well find life simpler as the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is launching a new division to make it easier to navigate the legal ramifications that…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Rwandan Government to Label & Track Conflict Metal Tantalum with Blockchain Tech

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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Biggest Bank in Nordic Region Bans Bitcoin, Gets Caught for Money Laundering

Nordea Bank, the largest financial group in the Nordic countries, which banned Bitcoin in January, has been caught in a major money laundering scandal for allegedly receiving dirty money from…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Six Venezuelan Exchanges Now ‘Authorized’ to Support the Controversial Petro Cryptocurrency

Venezuela has reportedly authorized six local cryptocurrency exchanges to begin selling its controversial national cryptocurrency, the Petro. According to Venezuelan news outlet, the Noticiero Digital, the Petro has been available…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Ponzi Scheme to Pay $2.5M in Penalties, Orders US Court

The ruling is part of the first-ever CFTC anti-fraud enforcement action involving cryptocurrencies.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Seller of NY $16M Mansion Ready to Accept Bitcoin

A luxury mansion in Manhattan, New York, is currently for sale for about $16 million. The owner of the house is ready to sell it for Bitcoin.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Healthcare Company Docademic Partners With Devlyn

Docademic, the healthcare company that lets anyone talk to a doctor or psychologist through their mobile device and uses a proprietary token for its own healthcare payment system, has expanded…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

North Korean Hacking Group Lazerus Stole $571 Million in Cryptos: Report

North Korea's infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

EOS Price Analysis – October 19

EOS is in consolidation in its short-term outlook. The bear pressure within the range has been maintained as EOSUSD made a low of $5.38 in the demand area.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Neo (NEO) Technical Analysis: Celebrates Mainnet 2nd Year Anniversary, Price Still Won’t Budge

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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Coinschedule and Trecento Blockchain Capital to Launch a Joint Fund to Invest in the Most Promising Blockchain Projects

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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ledger Sells Over 1.3 Million Units

Ledger reports that it sold more than 1.3 million units around the world.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Trump’s Tariffs are Putting the Pinch on Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain

Increasing tensions in China-US trade relations may portend tougher times ahead for Chinese bitcoin mining hardware maker Bitmain, with shipments to one of its major overseas markets facing new tariffs…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Famous Trader Tone Vays’ Bitcoin Position Is Now Underwater

Popular Trader & YouTuber Tone Vays recently opened his first BTC trade this year. Hours after, the price of Bitcoin flew to the upside, putting his trade at a loss.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Solidified Becomes Smart Contract Auditor for Polymath

The partnership brings the Polymath platform one step closer to being a reliable marketplace for tokenized assets.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Sia Network Releases Hard Fork Code to Block Crypto Mining Giants

Sia has released the formal code for an imminent hard fork that will block cryptocurrency mining firms like Bitmain from its blockchain network.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Norwegian Man Murdered After Conducting Large P2P Bitcoin Trade

A 24-year-old man has been killed in Norway after conducting an in-person peer-to-peer bitcoin trade for a large cash sum. Reports indicate the deceased’s body was discovered in his apartment…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Star Won’t Shine Bright for Another Decade, Sberbank Chief Says

German Gref, the CEO of Russian state-owned lender Sberbank, does not see cryptos as living up to their early promise, at least not in the next ten years.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Apple’s Chipmaker Braes For Dampening Crypto Mining Demand

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the world’s largest independent semiconductor foundry, predicted that its fourth-quarter revenue would increase by only a couple percentage points, forecasting revenues of 9.35 billion to…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

XRP Price Analysis – October 19

On the short term trend, the XRP price is in a bearish trend. The bulls failed to hold the $0.46 price level as the cryptocurrency depreciates further. The XRP price…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

IAMGOLD Buys into Blockchain-Based Gold Tracking System Provider EmTech

Canada’s IAMGOLD has invested in fintech company EmTech, which operates a gold supply chain system and is working on a digital token platform.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin’s Price Breaks Through Key Support As Stocks Go South

Risk aversion in the US stock markets yesterday may have worked in favor of the bitcoin bears.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

POA Network Launches USD-Stable Blockchain After Partnering With MakerDAO

POA Network announced they have released the first ever blockchain that is USD-stable. xDai Chain is the result of collaboration between POA Network and MakerDAO. The new blockchain is compatible…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoins Worth $4.2M Going on Sale in US Government Auction

The United States Marshals Service will auction off 660 Bitcoins in November, with bidder registration starting next week.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tennis Star Caroline Wozniacki To Release Cryptocurrency Token Through GCOX

Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki has agreed to sign a deal with GCOX to release a cryptocurrency token. She is now set to be the first female athlete to create…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Chinese Crypto Wallet Cobo Raises $13 Million, Eyes Global Expansion

Plans for worldwide growth are on track for cryptocurrency wallet startup Cobo after it managed to raise US$13 million in a Series A round. The cryptocurrency wallet startup, which is…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Fake Boring Flamethrower Site Accepts Crypto Payments

Elon Musk’s company has paused the sales of “not flamethrowers,” suggesting the renewed offer may be a scam.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

CME Report: Bitcoin Futures Trading 41 Percent Up from Q3 2018

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), one of two major providers of Bitcoin Futures in the U.S., revealed trade volumes increased 41 percent in Q3 2018 with interest rates up by…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

XRP Helps Move $50 Million in 2 Seconds, Costs Only 30 Cents, TechCrunch Founder Claims

Michael Arrington, the founder of TechCrunch, recently said that the XRP cryptocurrency helped his fund move $50 million in just 2 seconds. The large transaction only cost 30 cents, Arrington…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange Huobi Now Lets Users Swap Between 4 Different Stablecoins

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has just launched a solution that enables users to switch between different stablecoins.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Worst Crypto Assets of 2018 Plunge over 98% from Peak Prices

With altcoins sliding faster than Bitcoin, some projects proved to be the worst possible investments in 2018.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Guest Spot: Insights into Ethereum Smart Contract Development

Many of you have probably questioned the usefulness of blockchain in general and Ethereum in particular. Some of you may have gone further in your curiosity and came across numerous…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis – October 19

ETH is in a bearish trend in its short-term outlook. The strong bears' pressure broke 206.22 in the lower demand area of yesterday's range with a large bearish engulfing candle
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Roundup – 19 October 2018

All coins from the top 10 coins by 24-hour volume posted negative changes, ranging from 1.37% to 6.06%. Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) China partners with blockchain project Qtum. UK's Financial…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Meet the Minds behind Yggdrash, a New Generation of Blockchain Trading on Bitfinex and Ethfinex

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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency “Fever” Is Waning, Claims Russian Central Bank Head

The head of the Russian Central Bank recently let the bank's opinions become public when citing that they believe that interest in crypto is waning.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Chip Maker TSMC Forecasts Weaker Crypto Mining Demand in Q4

Taiwanese chip-making giant TSMC has forecast that revenue growth will be impacted by weakness in cryptocurrency mining demand in Q4.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Pioneer Predicts “New Bitcoin Bubble” Could Top $100k

Vinny Lingham, CEO of Civic token, recently spoke at an event hosted by the Blockchain Entrepreneurs Club of South Africa. During his talk, he reminded the audience why he’s bullish…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Gates Foundation Partners Ripple and Coil in Financial Inclusion Initiative

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is teaming up with San Francisco, California-based blockchain firm Coil with a view of enhancing financial access for the unbanked and underprivileged communities. Initially…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Hedge Fund and CEO Ordered to Pay $2.5 Million for ‘Operating a Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme’

On Thursday (18 October 2018), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that a New York federal court had ordered Bitcoin hedge fund "Gelfman Blueprint" (a New York-based company) and its…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Buying Bitcoins at ATMs With a Debit Card? No Sweat!

LibertyX and Genmega have entered into a partnership enabling debit card bitcoin purchases at over 100,000 retail ATMs all over the USA.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Goldman Sachs, Michael Novogratz to Create $1 Trillion Crypto Wallet With BitGo

Goldman Sachs and Galaxy Digital Ventures led the $58.5 million fundraising of BitGo Holdings Inc., bringing it a little closer to realizing the creation of a $1 trillion crypto wallet.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Rwanda Hosts First Tantalum-Tracking Blockchain Network

On Oct. 16, in a bid to draw investors by providing a proven source of conflict-free minerals, Rwanda mining authorities announced a blockchain network to track the mineral tantalum –…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Volume Approaches Yearly Low Again as Market Deletes $6 Billion

Over the past 48 hours, the volume of Bitcoin (BTC) has fell substantially from over $5 billion to $3.8 billion, and is quickly moving to its yearly low. On CoinCap.io,…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

DCG Subsidiary Genesis Global Trading: $553 Million in Crypto Loans Since March

Genesis Global Trading, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barry Silbert's Digital Currency Group (DCG) and one of the largest over-the-counter (OTC) crypto dealers, says that it has "originated $553 million in…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – October 19, 2018

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning - October 19, 2018 <!-- View this email in your browser Good Friday morning!  The total crypto market cap lost -1.8% to USD 208 billion…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Coinschedule and Trecento Blockchain Capital to Launch a Joint Fund to Invest in the Most Promising and Credible Token Offerings and Equity-Based Blockchain Projects

Coinschedule, the British blockchain portal, and Trecento Blockchain Capital, an asset management company, have announced today the launch of a joint investment fund called “Coinschedule Trecento BC Fund”, which will…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Debt crisis and a weak currency – would India follow Venezuela in launching a digital currency?

In Q2 this year, the Reserve Bank of India banned cryptocurrencies. The ban announcement was met with mixed reaction, but largely disappointment from the crypto community. While the RBI and…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

$4.3 Million Worth of BTC to be Auctioned by US Marshals in November

The United States Marshals Service has issued a Notice for Sale for an online auction of $4.3 million worth of bitcoin planned for November 5, 2018
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Leading Personal Finance Management App (Emma) to Add Support for ‘Read-Only’ Cryptocurrency Features

Emma, a UK-based financial management app, is preparing to add support for cryptocurrencies. Emma's new app will allow users to access their financial data from major exchanges such as Binance…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Enough with the ICO-Me-So-Horny-Get-Rich-Quick-Lambo ‘Crypto’

What are cypherpunk legend Timothy May's thoughts on the bitcoin white paper? Keep the text but throw out the hanger-ons that have came with it.
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Civil (CVL) Pulls Plug on ICO After Falling Short of $8 Million Softcap

Journalism startup Civil is pulling the plug on its much-hyped Initial Coin Offering after it met only 13 percent of its fundraising target. However, the company noted its blockchain project…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Partnering With Ripple and Coil on Mojaloop

On Wednesday (17 October 2018), Miller Abel, a deputy director at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced via Tweeter that the Gates Foundation is partnering with Ripple and Coil to develop and…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Over 1.3 Million Units of Ledger’s Hardware Wallet Have Now Been Sold

Ledger, the leading manufacturer of hardware wallets, recently revealed that it has now sold over 1.3 million units of its cold storage devices. More crypto investors now realize the importance…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tether Has Yanked $610 Million out of Circulation this Month

Tether Limited, issuer of the dollar-pegged cryptocurrency tether (USDT), has yanked nearly a quarter of the controversial stablecoin’s market cap out of circulation since the beginning of October. On Wednesday,…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) China Partners With Blockchain Project Qtum

The China division of Amazon Web Services' (AWS) will be utilizing the Qtum blockchain for smart contracts
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Slain Bitcoin Investor Was Cashing out to Buy an Apartment

The Norwegian cryptocurrency investor who earlier this week was brutally murdered following a cash-for-bitcoin exchange was reportedly liquidating his holdings so that he could buy his own apartment. CCN reported…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Investigation of $11 million Indian Scam Ends as Victims Refuse to Testify

The investigation into a huge Indian multi-level marketing scheme which began a year ago has come to an abrupt stop because the victims of the theft have failed to come…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Not Correlated to Futures Expiration Dates: Research

The common idea that the bitcoin price drops just before the cryptocurrency futures contracts expire has no solid basis, a new study published by Cindicator suggests. The report, titled Bitcoin Futures:…
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October 19, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Microchip Maker TSMC Predicts Lower Cryptocurrency Mining Demand

The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the world’s leading microchip manufacturer, has recently predicted its revenue growth for the fourth quarter of this year, and projected weaker sales of high-performance…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Fever is Starting to Fade: Russian Central Bank

Elvira Nabiullina, the head of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, claimed that investors’ excitement toward cryptocurrency has begun to cool. Her remarks came at the FINOPOLIS innovative financial technology…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

India’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange, Zebpay, Relocates to Malta

Zebpay, India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is heading for Malta! Following in the footsteps of major platforms Binance and OKEx, the exchange has had no choice but to move its operations…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Judge Orders Trading Firm, CEO to Pay $2.5 Million in Bitcoin Ponzi Case

The CFTC has won a legal battle against a New York resident and his company for running a Ponzi scheme centered around bitcoin.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Chinese Miners Forced to Shut Down Their Businesses, As Cryptocurrency Prices Plummet

The cryptocurrency bear market has affected all aspects of the fragile digital asset ecosystem. Chinese miners who left their jobs to focus their efforts entirely on their new crypto mining…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitfinex Struggles with Banks, Why Are Other Major Bitcoin Exchanges Just Fine?

On October 6, major bitcoin exchange Bitfinex obtained banking services from HSBC with a private account held by a Hong Kong corporation. Less than two weeks after establishing HSBC as…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Binance Looking to Add New Stablecoins

Binance sees stablecoins like tether, and potentially the Gemini Dollar, as "critical for our ecosystem," the exchange's chief financial officer says.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Mt Gox’s Bitcoin Creditors Only Have 4 Days to File Rehabilitation Claims

The now-defunct Mt Gox exchange has given the firm's Bitcoin (BTC) creditors until October 22nd, 2018 (Japan time) to submit their rehabilitation claims. This claims process is open for both…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ticketmaster Acquires Blockchain Startup in Bid to Combat Ticket Fraud

Major global ticket sales and distribution company Ticketmaster has acquired Upgraded, a blockchain startup using DLT and “smart tickets” to combat fraud within the industry. Share of Controversy Ticketmaster —…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ripple (XRP) and Litecoin (LTC) Make Moves in the Shadows

The cryptocurrency market is currently sitting just above $210 billion this morning. While mainstream media is heavily focused on cannabis at the moment, blockchain companies are still making moves in…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ripple’s Head of Information Security Leaves for Token Startup

Sujay Jaladi will leave Ripple to join another blockchain startup, Harbor.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Job Opportunities Hit Record Levels, Despite Market Downturn

Despite the cryptocurrency market’s downturn this year, that saw most cryptocurrencies drop significantly from their all-time highs, research shows job opportunities in the sector have hit record levels as organizations…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Fidelity Locks in Galaxy Digital as its First Crypto Client, “Robust Pipeline” of Customers to Come

Just days after blowing the lid off their new institutionally oriented cryptocurrency outfit, and Fidelity Investments has already bagged one of blockchain’s household names as its first client. And this…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Maldives Monetary Authority Speaks out on Fake Crypto News Reports

The Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) has come out to deny fake crypto news reports in regards to crypto trade licensing. The MMA has categorically denied that the Maldives Central Bank…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Monero Forks: Bulletproofs Integration Kicks off New Era of Privacy, Speed

Monero (XMR) forked successfully earlier today, and the network has seen no major hiccups so far. This release is unlike the usual ones that try to keep up with deterring…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

The SEC Is Setting Up a New Office to Talk to ICO Startups

The SEC's new FinHub is being launched with the aim of facilitating interactions with fintech startups, including ICO issuers.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

World Payments Report: Over 85% of Executives Think DLT is Unsuitable for Financial Transactions

Key findings from the "World Payments Report" published recently by BNP Paribas and Capgemini have revealed that 74.1 percent of executives surveyed from large organizations believe the world’s “real-time payments…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

BitMEX to Launch Software to Compete With Bitcoin Core

Cryptocurrency trading platform BitMEX has announced its intention to launch its own Bitcoin software client to compete with the industry standard Bitcoin Core.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD Forming Doji in Bull Trap

Bitcoin remains motionless as the price enter yet another day of anxious stability. The Bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate is extending its sideways consolidation trend. The spike seen at the beginning of…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

The Ethereum Foundation Releases 4th Wave of Grants, Total Awards are Over $3 Million

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Open-Sources Its Security Scaling Tool

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is making a recently developed security scaling tool available to the public.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

World’s Largest Security Firm Aims to Provide Secure Offline Vault to Store Cryptocurrencies

GS4, one of the world's largest security firms, is reportedly offering its clients a way to store digital assets offline. GS4's security solution involves breaking up assets into smaller "fragments"…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Lender Sees ‘Meaningful Increase’ in Institutional Borrowing

As institutional investors wade increasingly further into the cryptocurrency ecosystem, they are contributing to a significant bump in demand for cryptocurrency lending services. Institutional Crypto Lending Tops $550 Million That’s…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange BTCC Readies South Korea Launch

Chinese cryptocurrency exchange BTCC is reportedly set to expand its services to South Korea within weeks.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Egypt, Argentina & Venezuela Reach New Peer-to-Peer Bitcoin Trading Volumes, European Markets Declines

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Norwegian Man Murdered after Crypto Trade Went Wrong

Norwegian authorities believe the murder of a young man is tied to an in-person exchange of cash for crypto.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Realecoin Launches Security Token with Support of Securitize

Realecoin, which claims to be the world’s first property fund built on Ethereum blockchain, partnered with security token issuer Securitize.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Has ‘No Lender of Last Resort’, 22-Year Wall Street Veteran Warns

Caitlin Long, a Harvard law school graduate and experienced Wall Street professional, recently unleashed a "tweet storm" in which she noted the most positive, or important, developments in the crypto…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

EXCOLONY – A Profitable and Efficient Trading Experience

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

NYU Students Complaining About Nouriel’s Attack on Crypto Says Alum

Economist Nouriel Roubini made headlines throughout the past two weeks for his condemnation of the cryptomarket and mischaracterization of high profile developers, entrepreneurs, and builders in the space. His overly…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Natmin Escrow System- An Ingenious and Cost-Effective Escrow Solution

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Philips to Challenge Tech Bulls to Introduce Blockchain Tech to Healthcare Industry

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Goldman Sachs Headlines $59 Million Funding Round in Cryptocurrency Custodian BitGo

Wall Street banking giant Goldman Sachs has put another stake in the ground of the burgeoning cryptocurrency industry, headlining a $58.5 million Series B funding round in digital asset custodian…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Mileage Points of the 21 Century: Spend, Sell, Exchange with M2O

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Lancor Scientific’s Live Cancer Screening Technology Proves Global Viability of Blockchain-based Platforms

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Accenture, Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank Deploy Blockchain Solution

Accenture has worked with Digital Ventures, a subsidiary of Thailand’s fourth-largest bank, Siam Commercial Bank, to develop a blockchain solution.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

EOS Classic Suddenly Closes, Citing Name Conflict

Despite the tradition and naming convention of forked projects, EOS Classic claimed EOS asked it to close its servers and discontinue the project due to naming conflicts.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Epoch Partners Delivers World’s First Crypto Hedge Fund IPO

Epoch Partners Limited, a hedge fund based in the Cayman Islands has successfully launched the world's first retail initial public offering (IPO) of a cryptocurrency and digital assets related hedge…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Inefficient e-Ticketing Industry? Not anymore – Welcome UTIX

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Stellar Lumens (XLM) Technical Analysis: IBM to Demo Blockchain World Wire at Sibo Conference Soon, Golden Crossover Likely

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 incurred as…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Mt Gox’s Bitcoin Creditors Have 4 Days to Submit Rehabilitation Claims

Clients of the defunct crypto exchange Mt. Gox must submit claims for trapped funds by Oct. 22.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Goldman Sachs Investing in Crypto Custodian BitGo

Goldman Sachs and Mike Novogratz' venture capital fund Galaxy Digital Ventures are investing in crypto custody solution provider BitGo Holdings.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

WAY2BIT to Release Public Beta of the BORA Ecosystem Later This Year

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto News Weekly 18.10.18: SEC Names Blockvest ICO Fraudulent, Telegram Launch, Coinbase Hedges Brexit

SEC goes on the warpath, Blockvest shut down, Telegram get ready for initial network launch, Coinbase hedge against British Brexit backlash, SpankChain hacker gets $9k gift, and company gets $450k…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Did Tron Mislead Investors by Claiming Partnership with Baidu? Experts Weigh in

On October 15, a trusted cryptocurrency source in China reported that the partnership Tron secured with Baidu was not really a partnership. CnLedger reported that according to local publications, Tron…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Reaching Larger Number of Investors with TelegramPromo

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Spain’s Central Bank Calls For Investigation of International Payments Using Blockchain Technology

The Bank of Spain has called for a thorough investigation into International payments carried out using blockchain technology, as it believes that certain elements of the Blockchain system, though erratic,…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Gates Foundation Partners With Former Ripple CTO’s Blockchain Project

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with Coil, a startup founded by Ripple's former CTO, to provide payment services for the unbanked.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bibox Operator Accuses Early Employee of Illegal Takeover of its Venture

Bibox Exchange is in the middle of a scandal as its executives debate the ownership of one of its ventures.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Futures Trading Volume Went up 41% in Q3, CME Reveals

The average daily trading volume (ADV) of bitcoin futures contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) went up by 41% in the third quarter of this year, according to data…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Philippines Green Lights 19 Crypto Exchanges

The Philippines granted provisional licenses to 19 cryptocurrency exchanges to start operating within a Special Economic Zone.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

BitConnect Lawsuit Evolves with Consolidated Class Action Filing

Silver Miller, the law firm that took up complaints from BitConnect victims, once again consolidated complaints into a new filing.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Breakout ‘Only a Matter of Time’: Analyst

Bolstered by stable trading volume, growing network activity, and increasing validation on Wall Street, the bitcoin price could be on the brink of a major move to the upside. Writing…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Civil ICO Returns Funds After Failing to Meet Token Sales Target

The blockchain-based media platform will redistribute the invested coins, and plan a simpler ICO scheme.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

After a Troubling Month, Tether (USDT) Sees its Market Cap Fall by $250 Million

Tether (USDT), has seen its market cap fall to $2.11 billion, as roughly $250 million USDT left circulation.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Angel Investors Looking for the Next Blockchain Unicorn in The Philippines

A group of angel investors from Australia and Europe is sponsoring a private session in The Philippines on Saturday to look for the next blockchain unicorn.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Finland’s Mash Group Launches Security Token Offering as Part of €50M Equity Round

Finland’s Mash Group said that the pre-registration process for its STO is now open. The company partnered with four entities to help it conduct the STO.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis – October 18

On the short term trend, the price of Bitcoin is in a range bound movement. We have three segments of range bound movement.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

What Is DGaming and Why Should You Care?

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Security firm G4S Has Launched a Crypto Custody Service

U.K.-based security services company G4S now offers a crypto custody service aimed to protect investors' digital assets from hacks and theft.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Accenture Launches Commercial R3 Blockchain Solution in Thailand

Global consulting giant Accenture and Digital Ventures, a fintech subsidiary of Thai financial services conglomerate Slam Commercial Bank (SCB) have announced the launch of a jointly developed blockchain solution that…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Korean Startup M2O Gets Patent for Tokenizing Bonus Points

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

First TRON (TRX) Gaming DApp Played Over 10,000 Times on Release Day

The first ever gaming DApp to be released on Tron (TRX) blockchain has been a massive hit, reportedly marking up over 10,000 plays on its first day.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

LiveJasmin and PumaPay Partner to Offer Cryptocurrency Payments

Award-winning adult live streaming site, LiveJasmin has announced a collaboration with PumaPay, developers of billing infrastructure, PullPayment Protocol. In addition to adopting it for its websites, it will also be…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Overstock’s tZero Issues Preferred Security Tokens after Raising $134M via STO

Overstock's blockchain unit, tZero, said it had completed the issuance of its OSTKP security tokens. Holders will be able to trade their units after a 90-day lock-up period.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Maintains $6,550 as Analyst Points to Potential ‘Renewed Bullish Sentiment’

Bitcoin has seemingly stalled at the $6,550 mark as it’s been trading around it for the past few days. Despite the slow price action, an analyst now believes the cryptocurrency…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Eyes Triangle Breakout Above $6.4K

Bitcoin is again restricted in a narrowing price range, but technical studies indicate scope for a bullish breakout.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Startup Tron Announces Partnership with Internet Giant Baidu

A blockchain startup aiming to decentralized the internet is shaking hands with the field’s most prominent player. But does it matter? Tron Foundation revealed in its latest tweet that it…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

PIVX (PIVX), INS Ecosystem (INS) Jump on Upcoming Bithumb Support

The South Korean crypto exchange will add the two coins next week, but the listing announcement triggered a significant price increase for both assets on Thursday morning.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Asian Development Bank Paper Touts Blockchain in Government Procurement

A consultation paper for the Asian Development Bank proposes a blockchain network to boost efficiency in government procurement systems worldwide.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

CFTC Commissioner Warns Smart Contract Developers Of Upcoming Regulation

U.S. CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz recently gave a talk about how blockchains, smart contracts, and prediction markets will be regulated. The discussion hints at possible issues for Augur, the decentralized…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

OSA Token Secures Listing at CoinEgg Exchange

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain App Factory Rolls Out Suite of STO Solutions

Blockchain App Factory, a company offering end-to-end permissioned and crypto blockchain services, has launched a portfolio of solutions targeting security token issuers.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Block.One President Proposes Blockchain Solution to KYC/AML Paradigm

Block.one President Rob Jesudason has criticized existing KYC and AML measures for failing to prevent crime and placing an unnecessary burdens on users.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Major [Shuttered] Indian Exchange Zebpay Moves to Malta after Central Bank Blockade

The harsh cryptocurrency regulatory climate in India has turned out to be a gift for the self-styled blockchain island of Malta as one of the cryptocurrency exchanges that recently shut…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

QTUM Price Rouses on News of AWS China Partnership

QTUM users will be able to deploy smart contracts through the Amazon cloud service, increasing the outreach of the platform.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis – October 18

ETH remains in a range-bound market in its short-term outlook. The bears managed to push the price down to $209.66 in the demand area from $217.07 at the supply area
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Take a Look at the Top 5 DApps Everyone is Playing Now

Even though the blockchain industry is still growing, there are a few useful DApps, such as games, which are popular, and this article talks about 5 of them.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

The Power of HODL

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority to Publish New Review

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has declared its intention to define its policy on cryptocurrencies before the end of the year.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Rwanda Government to Tag and Trace Conflict Metal Tantalum on a Blockchain

Yet another African country is turning to explore blockchain technology following Kenyan government, that recently announced to use blockchain technology for the distribution of new government-funded housing units. The Rwandan government…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

54.8% of Publicly Funded Cryptos Could Be Securities in FINMA’s Eyes, CryptoCompare Research Finds

Out of the top 200 cryptoassets, 78.5% would be classified as “receiving some sort of funding” and, out of these, over half would be considered securities by Switzerland’s financial supervisor,…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tether Treasury Becomes Biggest USDT Holder

As trust in the dollar-pegged coin wanes, USDT tokens are landing back with their issuer.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Goldlinks Offers Community Token GGT on Bitforex, Gears up for Asian Digital Currency Institution

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Roundup – 18 October 2018

Six coins from the top 10 coins by 24-hour volume posted positive changes, ranging from 0.02% to 6.40%. Binance using AML compliance software from Chainalysis to fight money laundering. Coinfloor…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Market Poised for Tenfold Increase, Pantera Capital CIO Says

Pantera Capital CIO Joey Krug expects the next bull run to bring the crypto market cap to over $2 trillion.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Japanese Government Working to Simplify Cryptocurrency Tax Filings

Japan's Tax Commission is planning to introduce a new system to make it easier for crypto traders and investors to calculate their profits.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

No Rush On Ethereum Hardfork After Testnet Failure, Early 2019 Likely For Proof-of-Stake Switch

Although the bug causing the testnet failure of the Ethereum ‘Constantinople’ upgrade has already been squashed, Ethereum developer community in no hurry to try again, will discuss the event at…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Swiss Bourse Operator Buys Minority Stake in Blockchain Startup

The operator of the principal Swiss stock exchange has become a minority stakeholder in a blockchain-oriented startup as part of its new strategy aimed at digital assets.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

ETC Labs Hosts First Startup Incubator Pilot

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

UK Foreign Exchange Firm Joins Ripple Blockchain RippleNet

Moneynetint, a UK-based provider of foreign exchange services for the corporate sector has integrated and deployed decentralized payments using Ripple blockchain network RippleNet. Based in London with a focus on…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Technical Analysis: Bullish Reversal Soon? Think Again

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Financial Industry Group Turns to Blockchain for Tracking Firm Sustainability Goals

Responsible Finance and Investment Foundation will create a distributed ledger technology tool next year with the participation of more than twenty entities.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Joins Blockchain Investment Fund

Wozniak joins EQUI Global, a venture capital fund with a focus on crypto and blockchain.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Indian Internet Organization Forms Blockchain Committee

The Indian Blockchain committee group will focus on creating a dialog among government, big businesses, and blockchain start-ups.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

How a Bitcoin Exchange Is Surviving a Central Bank Crackdown in India

Indian regulators' clampdown on crypto firms is forcing exchange Unocoin to experiment with ATMs and stablecoins to continue receiving fiat deposits.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning – October 18, 2018

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning - October 18, 2018 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The total crypto market cap & 24h trading volume remained stable at…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Has Hit the Bottom: Why it is Unlikely to Fall Below $6,000

After rising to $6,700 on fiat-to-crypto exchanges and achieving $7,700 on Bitfinex, Bitcoin has stabilized at $6,500. Over the past 48 hours, the volume of Bitcoin has risen from $3.2…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Insurtech Front Page Weekly CXO Briefing: InsurTech doesn’t stop at borders

The Theme this week is InsurTech doesn’t stop at borders. This indicates that InsurTech is truly a global trend. The Insurtech Front Page Weekly CXO Briefing is all you need…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

(MM) Journalists Uncover the Biggest Tax Fraud in Europe’s History

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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

US Marshals to Auction $4.3 Million in Bitcoin Next Month

The U.S. Marshals are set to auction off about 660 bitcoin forfeited in federal criminal, civil and administrative cases, worth about $4.3 million.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Chilean Study Shows Only 39% Have Heard Of Cryptocurrency

A recent study performed by researchers in Chile shows that of their subjects, only 39% have heard of cryptocurrency. The study also found that younger people are more likely to…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

New BitConnect Lawsuit Combines Previous Efforts Against Crypto Scam

BitConnect investors hoping to recoup their losses have consolidated all existing lawsuits against the startup into one.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Business Cyber Attacks Escalate While Cryptojacking Drops 26% In Q3 2018 – Malwarebytes

Cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes has revealed that cybercriminals are modifying their tactics in favour of targeting businesses over individuals, which comes alongside a 26 percent fall in recorded cryptojacking incidents in…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Police: Dispute over Bitcoin Account Led to Connecticut Home Invasion

Two women have been arrested in connection with a March home invasion in Killingly, CT, where victims were not only robbed but also allegedly pistol-whipped and attacked with an electric…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

The Top 10 Worst Cryptocurrency Investments of 2018

With the bear market continuing to drag on, some cryptocurrencies are posting 99% losses from their previous all-time highs. Find out which cryptocurrencies made the “Biggest Loser” list.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

‘Voldemort’ Strikes Again? A New Crypto White Paper Has His Name On It

A new crypto paper arrived today bearing a familiar (and mysterious) pseudonym.
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Debunked: How Nouriel Roubini Failed to Attack Crypto with Cherrypicked Data

Recognized economist Nouriel Roubini, a professor at Stern School and NYU, recently launched a series of attacks against the crypto sector. All of the False Claims Roubini Made He claimed…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Norwegian Man Brutally Murdered Following In-Person Bitcoin Trade

A Norwegian man was brutally stabbed to death shortly after completing an in-person cash-for-bitcoin exchange, and investigators believe that the two events may be linked. According to Norwegian news organization…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

0x Surges 30% after Coinbase Listing, Which Crypto is Next?

0x (ZRX), better known as the 0x protocol, experienced a 30 percent increase in value within mere minutes after Coinbase, the world’s largest crypto brokerage, officially integrated ZRX. In an…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Journalism Startup Civil Refunds ICO Buyers Amidst Failed Funding

The blockchain journalism startup firm, the Civil Media Company, is refunding investors as it fails to meet the projected $8 million in sales for its CVL token. However, the CEO…
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October 18, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Man Claims He Carried Out Bitcoin Transaction Without Mobile Network or Internet Connection

A Twitter user has claimed that he successfully carried out a bitcoin transaction over the weekend without mobile network or internet connection
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Journalism Startup Civil Refunds Investors after Failed ICO

Initial coin offering (ICO) operator Civil will refund investors due to the blockchain startup’s failure to reach its minimum sale cap. Civil will conduct another token sale in further efforts to build…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Indian Tech Body Form Blockchain Committee With Reps From Zebpay, Microsoft and IBM

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has recently formed a blockchain committee to develop the new technology’s ecosystem in the country, in a move that counts on representatives…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Small Bitcoin Fee: Only 10 Cents for $194 Million on the Bitcoin Network

According to sources, on October 16th, a Bitcoin user managed to transfer 29,999 BTC with a transaction fee of only $0.10. This amount of Bitcoin equates to $194 million, and…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Huobi’s US Exchange Sees 30% Boost in Trading for Tether Alternative

A spokesperson for HBUS says the exchange has seen a massive increase in USDT/TUSD trading this week after tether broke the proverbial buck.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH): Ethereum Foundation Hands Out Over $3 Million in Awards

The Ethereum (ETH) Foundation has just announced its fourth set of grants given out to 20 individuals and groups working on the Ethereum blockchain. Ethereum Foundation Grants Update – Wave…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Battle Of The DEX: One EOS Decentralized Exchange Records More Volume Than All ETH Exchanges

Data shows that one EOS decentralized exchange is trading more volume than every ETH decentralized exchange combined. Decentralized exchanges are exchanges built on a smart contract that don’t hold custody…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Futures Trading Rose 41 Percent in Q3: CME

Bitcoin futures trading volumes continued to rise in Q3, with derivatives exchange CME reporting a 41 percent quarter-over-quarter increase in average daily volume. Bitcoin Futures Volumes See Major Bump in…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrencies Might Not Evolve to Become As Usable As the Internet, MIT Computer Scientist Says

Reddit cofounder, Alexis Ohanian, thinks crypto-related technology is quite immature. He has compared its state to that of the internet in the late 1990s, before the launch of once-popular web…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

#257 Kevin Owocki: Gitcoin – Aligning Incentives in Open-Source Development

Support the show, consider donating: BTC: 1CD83r9EzFinDNWwmRW4ssgCbhsM5bxXwg ETH: 0x8cdb49ca5103Ce06717C4daBBFD4857183f50935 Building open source software is a collaborative process which relies on good faith and willingness of volunteers. While most o...
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

BitMEX Takes Aim at Bitcoin Core, Will Launch Competing Software Client

The research arm of cryptocurrency trading platform BitMEX has announced that it will launch its own Bitcoin software client to compete with reference implementation and industry standard Bitcoin Core. Unveiled…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Colleges Still Getting to Grips with Bitcoin Donations

While universities are known for being hotbeds of innovation and research, many American colleges are still struggling to understand cryptocurrency. Amidst the uncertainty, a few colleges like Yale have distinguished themselves in…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

SR Project’s Global Patent is Shifting Paradigm in Cryptocurrency World

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Cash Speeds toward Blockchain Split as SV Client Receives Formal Release

Bitcoin SV, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) software client published by blockchain development firm nChain, is now live on GitHub. Released this week, SV (short for “Satoshi Vision”) version 0.1.0 aims…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Correlation with Stocks “Would Make Crypto A Far Less Attractive Investment” Analyst Says

Crypto analyst Tim Enneking has stated that correlation between crypto markets and stock markets on a sustained, long-term basis would substantially reduce the desirability of crypto to investors. Data by Blockforce…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Gemini Stablecoin Volume Doubles on Top 10 Exchange Amid Tether Turmoil

The Bibox exchange dominates trading in the Gemini Dollar, the Winklevoss twins' month-old stablecoin. Its volume surged when tether's peg broke.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Devvio Inc. Opens Exclusive Blockchain-as-a-Service Access to New TestNet

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Kenya to Use Blockchain Technology on Affordable Housing Project

The Kenyan government is reportedly looking to use blockchain technology in an affordable housing project that’s set to help citizens who meet specific criteria. The government has claimed it’s looking…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

CME: Average Daily Volume for Bitcoin Futures Grew 41% in Q3

Average daily volumes for bitcoin futures trading saw a significant jump in the third quarter compared to the last period, according to CME Group.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Coinschedule and Trecento Blokchain Capital to Launch a Joint Fund to Invest in the Most Promising and Credible Token Offerings and Equity- Based Blockchain Projects

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD in Bull Trap, Again

The Bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate consolidated sideways as an extension to its intraday stable action. The pair seems to have found a decent support above 6400-fiat, but an equally stubborn resistance…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitmain Hardest Hit ASIC Producer In China-U.S. Trade War

Increased tariffs on Chinese-produced electronics, including ASIC miners, does not bode well for cryptocurrency mining rig producers. Bitmain, with its high overseas sales, could be especially vulnerable, however the true…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Japans Most Promising Social Commerce Platform Release- The Security of Blockchain, the Sophistication of AI and User Rewards in Crypto!

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

F2Pool Founder’s Crypto Wallet Startup Raises $13 Million in New Funding

Cobo, the crypto wallet created by F2Pool's founder, has raised $13 million from NEO and DHVC to expand its staking pool with a cold wallet launch.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Binance Teams up With Chainalysis to Address Money Laundering

Binance and Chainalysis have formed a partnership in a bid to provide a solution in the fight against money laundering involving cryptocurrency.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

0x (ZRX) Becomes Contender for Most Valuable Ethereum Project

After trading near the $1 level, 0x lines up as the token with the largest market capitalization, second only to Binance Coin (BNB).
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Binance Using AML Compliance Software From Chainalysis to Fight Money Laundering

On Wednesday (17 October 2018), Blockchain analysis software provider Chainalysis announced that it was going to use its compliance software suite to help crypto exchange Binance comply with anti-money laundering…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Europe has Become the Largest Investor in Initial Coin Offering Projects

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Can Settle US Equity Market Daily Trading Volumes – Report

Distributed ledger technology could support more than 100 million transactions per day, a five-month test has shown.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Canadian Cloud Mining Powerhouse Nuvoo Revolutionizes Cloud Mining Industry with a Month-to-Month Contract and 50% Cheaper Rates!

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

CFTC Commissioner: Developers Ultimately Responsible for Smart Contract Non-Compliance

A commissioner for the CFTC delivered a speech addressing who is deemed responsible in matters where a blockchain dApp does not comply with a regulation.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Billionaire Mike Novogratz’ Crypto Fund is Fidelity’s First Custodian Client

Galaxy Digital, a crypto merchant bank operated by billionaire investor Mike Novogratz listed on Toronto-based stock exchange TSX-V, has become the first alpha crypto custody client of Fidelity Digital Assets.…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Rwanda Implements Blockchain Initiative to Track Tantalum

Circulor and PRG are currently using a blockchain platform to track Rwanda’s tantalum across the supply chain. Most of the world’s tantalum used in consumer electronics comes from Rwanda, and…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Police Warns Users of New Deadly Ransomware Scam & Urge Not to Pay the Bitcoin Ransom

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cryptojacking Declines, Ransomware Spikes in Q3 of 2018 – Report

Crypto mining malware fell to fourth place for both consumers and business groups, according to Malwarebytes Labs data.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cobo Crypto Wallet Now Has Over 500,000 Users, Company Raises $13 Million to Expand Operations

Cobo, the company, provides users a multi-asset cryptocurrency wallet which lets them store over 30 major digital currencies. The wallet "incentivizes" users to store proof-of-stake (PoS) based cryptos as it…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Deadly Hackers Hold District 1 City Hall in Romania to Huge Ransom, IT Team Manages to Free 1/2 of PCs

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ripple’s XRP Recovers Price Against Bitcoin (BTC) on Bullish Team Comments

Ripple’s marketing strategist, Cory Johnson, suggests XRP may be the answer to China’s dominance over Bitcoin mining.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Coinfloor Becomes First Exchange To Get Gibraltar License

The Coinfloor cryptocurrency exchange has been approved to operate in Gibraltar under the jurisdiction’s new blockchain-specific rules for financial technology companies. The rules were introduced to try and make the…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Introducing Cryptoindex 100 – an Index of 100 Best Coins CIX100 Token Sale Starts Today

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Smart Contract Devs Liable for How dApps are Used: CFTC’s Quintenz

One of the top markets regulators in the United States said yesterday that he believes smart contract developers should in some instances be held liable when their blockchain applications are…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Compliance Tools from Chainalysis

Binance, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is rolling out new software to aid detection of potentially illicit transactions.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

XRP Price Analysis – October 17

On the short term trend, the crypto’s price is in a bullish trend. Today, the cryptocurrency is approaching the $0.50 price level.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Digital Currency Market Stabilizes as Tether Regains, Real BTC Price at $6,549

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Trader: Crypto Can Reach Trillion Market Cap Based on Speculation Alone

During an interview with Ran Neuner on CNBC’s Crypto Trader, Coinbase alum and crypto investment firm 1Confirmation founder Nick Tomaino stated that the valuation of the crypto market can reach…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Gaming Platform TriForce Tokens Developing Unique Blockchain Ecosystem

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Argentina, Egypt and Venezuela Record Unprecedented P2P Bitcoin Transaction Volumes

Data from Coin Dance indicates that Bitcoin trading volumes on the peer-to-peer platform LocalBitcoins in the month of October 2018 have reached record highs in Argentina, Egypt, and Venezuela for…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Wallet Provider Blockchain Is Backing Crypto Giveaways In a Big Way

Cryptocurrency wallet and data provider Blockchain.info is launching a program to assist crypto projects distributing free tokens to users worldwide.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis – October 17

ETH remains in consolidation in its short-term outlook. The bullish railroad formed at 212.67 yesteradt coupled with the bullish 1-hour opening candle pushed the ETH price up to 217.07 in…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Gaming Platform TriForce Tokens Developing Unique Blockchain Ecosystem

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Upcoming Monero (XMR) Hard Fork Aims for Faster, Cheaper, and More Private Transactions

"Approximately" scheduled for October 18th, Monero's (XMR) upcoming hard fork aims to "tweak" its current proof-of-work (PoW) protocol. This will be done to "further preserve ASIC resistance." The hard fork…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Malaysia to Spain: Asian FinTech Completes Ripple Blockchain API Payment

A central-bank approved Malaysian Fintech startup that has specializes in international money transfers has completed its first cross-border transfer on RippleNet, Ripple’s enterprise blockchain platform using an API solution. With…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

OSA TOKEN SECURES LISTING AT COINEGG EXCHANGE

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Qtum Blockchain Becomes Amazon Web Services Partner in China

Amazon Web Services' China unit is partnering with blockchain project Qtum to develop blockchain-as-a-service solutions for enterprises.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Meltem Demirors Called Out For Allegedly Fuelling Crypto Market Bubble

Coin Shares Chief Strategy Officer Meltem Demirors has been called out for allegedly contributing to bubble conditions in crypto markets by denying that there was a price bubble and advocating…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Holds Above $6,500 as Tether’s Risk Premium Remains Over 4%

Bitcoin, the flagship cryptocurrency, has seemingly been managing to maintain this week’s gains after it saw a sudden spike that saw its price surge to over $7,200 before coming back…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Decred (DCR) Launches Politeia Voting System

The long-awaited consensus solution should bring Decred one step closer to becoming a widely adopted crypto coin.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

3 Hurdles Could Complicate Bitcoin’s Price Recovery

Forcing a bitcoin price breakout is looking anything but easy for the bulls, with several major resistance levels lined up ahead.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Europe Overtakes Asia and US for Crypto-Asset Token Sales in 2018

A new report has suggested that Europe has the highest crypto-asset token sales in the world for the first 9-months of 2018 in front of both the USA and Asia.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Companies Get GDPR Advice from EU Consulting Body

In addition to offering blockchain ventures advice on data protection compliance, the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum has appealed again to EU authorities to resolve the existing tension between privacy…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Indian Govt. Panel Could Propose Illegalizing Holding of Unregulated Crypto Assets: Report

It could soon be illegal in the world’s largest democracy to hold cryptocurrencies that lack the government’s seal of approval. According to Moneycontrol, a report which is being prepared by…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blockchain Video Sharing Platform Set to Launch New VIU Token Smart Contact Address: November 1st

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis – October 17

On the short term trend, the price of Bitcoin is in a range bound movement. Meanwhile, the crypto’s price is above the exponential moving averages(EMAs) indicating that the price is…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Rwanda Starts Tracking Conflict Metal Tantalum With Blockchain

The Rwandan government has turned to blockchain to track tantalum, a metal used in consumer electronics and often associated with conflict zones.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Chinese Crypto Exchange BTCC to Launch in South Korea

BTCC, cryptocurrency exchange formerly known as BTC China, is reportedly set to launch a cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea. It’ll launch beta services this month, and the debut is set…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Canadian Cloud Mining Powerhouse Nuvoo Revolutionizes Cloud Mining Industry with a Month-to-Month Contract and 50% Cheaper Rates!

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitfinex Raises New Questions with Banking Solution

Suggestions of shady banking practices are feeding skepticism about the Bitfinex exchange.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

India’s Largest Internet & Mobile Body Forms a Blockchain Committee

In a marked move to advance the development of the domestic blockchain ecosystem in India, the country’s influential internet industry association has formed a committee dedicated to the decentralized technology.…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

DAOstack Announces New $GEN Exchange Listing on Liquid by Quoine

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cryptassist Announce Extension of their $37,000,000 Token Sale to 1st November, 2018

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange CoinCola Announces Partnership with Dash – Launches in Venezuela

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

CFTC Official Warns Smart Contract Designers Over Predictive Code

Smart contract coders could be held liable for providing predictive "event contracts" on a blockchain, a CFTC commissioner has said.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Telegram Set to Release ‘Test Version’ of Blockchain Platform TON ‘This Autumn’ According to Investors

According to a report by Russian media outlet Vedomosti, encrypted instant messaging service Telegram is set release a test version of its blockchain-based TON platform this autumn. Investors have confirmed…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

0x (ZRX) Skyrockets on Coinbase Listing

After adding support for 0x (ZRX) on its professional investor platform, Coinbase has announced a full listing of the coin on the exchange.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tether Gets (Another) New Bank

The avalanche of recent news on the Tether (USDT) stablecoin continues today, as the opaque cryptocurrency company has reportedly secured its latest banking relationship with the Nassau-based Deltec Bank.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Unwanted Tether (USDT) Leaves Markets through Bitfinex

As the USDT asset still trades below the dollar, the flow to Bitfinex and Tether attempts to control the situation by retiring the coins.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Rises to $6,450 as Market Stabilizes, Has Crypto Hit a Bottom?

Over the past 72 hours, the cryptocurrency market experienced one of its wildest fluctuations in recent years, triggered by the sudden increase in the Bitcoin price. The unforeseen decline in…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Monero to Become First Billion-Dollar Crypto to Implement ‘Bulletproofs’ Tech

A highly anticipated technology designed to make blockchain privacy features more scalable will be tested on Monero soon.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Huobi Lists Four US Dollar-Pegged Stablecoins

Huobi has added support for US dollar-pegged digital assets Paxos Standard (PAX), TrueUSD (TUSD), USDCoin (USDC), and Gemini Dollar (GUSD).
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Roundup – 17 October 2018

Seven coins from the top 10 coins by 24-hour volume posted negative changes, ranging from 0.55% to 2.40%. Barclays shelves plans to launch Crypto Trading Desk, inside sources report. Bitfinex…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Pantera Capital Co-Chief Investment Officer: Next Bull Run Could Cause Crypto Space to ‘10x From Here’

On Tuesday (16 October 2018), Joey Krug, co-founder of Beam and Auger, and Co-Chief Investment Officer at Pantera Capital Management, had an interview with Bloomberg TV, during which he said…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Lenders Avant and On Deck spin out new platform businesses

Fintech is often viewed through the challenger, disruptor lens. But more often than not, fintech is an incubation vehicle for banking proof-of-concepts. Not many banks deeply, organisationally get this. Even…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Maldives’ Central Bank Denies Issuing Permits for Crypto Transactions

The central bank of the Maldives has warned citizens to be wary of advertisements appearing on social media platforms relating to the trading of cryptocurrencies. In a press release, the…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

(MM) Mud in the Eye of Naysayers as Netflix Stock Skyrockets

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

(+) Uber: $120 Billion IPO?

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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning October 17, 2018

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning October 17, 2018 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  After trading in a tight range of USD 211-24 billion, the total crypto…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

0x Protocol (ZRX) Surges Over 33% After Listing on ‘Coinbase Consumer’

On Tuesday (16 October 2018), less than one week after crypto exchange Coinbase listed cryptocurrency 0x Protocol (ZRX) on "Coinbase Pro", it announced that it had made ZRX available also on "Coinbase…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

How Crypto Traders Gamed Coinbase’s Latest Listing for a 35% Payday

It's possible to know what cryptocurrencies are going to be listed on Coinbase before it goes public.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Canaan Announces New Mining Rig AvalonMiner A911

Canaan Creative, known simply as Canaan, has unveiled AvalonMiner A911, its new state-of-the-art mining rig.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

TokenInsight Announces Multi-Million Dollar Investment from Matrix Partners

TokenInsight, Inc announced today that it has secured a multi-million-dollar investment in Series A financing. Led by Matrix Partners, the round of funding includes Draper Dragon, Fenbushi Capital, and existing…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Media Startup Civil to Issue Refunds as $8 Million Token Sale Fails

The New York-based blockchain media startup Civil will issue refunds to participants in its token sale, which failed to hit the $8 million minimum.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

As Soccer Embraces Cryptocurrencies, Regulatory Attention Looms

Recent months have seen a series of partnership deals involving soccer, the world’s most popular sport, and various organisations in the cryptocurrency industry. A number of top clubs clubs, including…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Huobi Lists Four ‘Regulated’ Stablecoins Vying for Tether’s Crown

Huobi Global is set to list four new stablecoins, namely Paxos Standard (PAX), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), TrueUSD (TUSD), and USDCoin (USDC) later this week. In an announcement on its website,…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Research: A New Cryptoasset Taxonomy has Been Published

CryptoCompare, a leading cryptocurrency market data provider, released its "Cryptoasset Taxonomy Report 2018," which surveys the cryptoasset landscape, and looks at various ways in which such tokens can be categorised.…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Next Bitcoin Bull Run Will See Crypto Market Rise ‘10x’: Pantera CIO

The co-chief investment officer of one the cryptocurrency industry’s largest investment firms said that he expects the next bitcoin bull run to carry the cryptocurrency market cap 1,000 percent above…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

NEM Foundation Sets Up Blockchain Hub in Melbourne

Having enjoyed strong support in Australia, the NEM Foundation has its sights on expanding Australia’s blooming blockchain ecosystem by starting a new blockchain hub in Melbourne, where dedicated NEM representatives…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Apple Pioneer Steve Wozniak Has Co-Founded a Blockchain Investment Firm

Steve Wozniak, the tech entrepreneur best known as the co-founder of Apple, has joined EQUI Global, a venture capital fund built using blockchain technology, as a co-founder. In a Medium post…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Pioneer David Chaum: “If Blockchain is to Reach its True Potential, it Needs to Become a Medium of Exchange”

Referred to as the “father of digital cash,”, Chaum was one of the leaders of the “cypherpunk” movement of the 1980s and 90s. The founder of the International Association for…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

$194 Million was Moved Using Bitcoin With $0.1 Fee, True Potential of Crypto

On October 16, a Bitcoin user moved 29,999 BTC worth $194 million with a $0.1 fee, a transaction which with banks would cost tens of thousands of dollars. An often…
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Which Stablecoin Is the Riskiest? The Crypto Market Is Pricing That In

Buying bitcoin may be cheaper using a stablecoin the market has greater confidence in, like the Gemini dollar, than with an alternative like USDT.
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October 17, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Music on the Blockchain? Sony Develops Rights Management Solution Using Blockchain Tech

A new blockchain-based digital rights management system will expand on previous Sony patent for authenticating, sharing, and managing rights to educational data.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Needs More Regulation than other Commodities: Fmr. CFTC Chair

Former Commodity Futures Commission Chairman Gary Gensler, who helmed the organization from mid-2009 to early 2014, recently shared his opinions on cryptocurrency regulation in a Bloomberg interview. Need For Regulation…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Top Coins Today: Tezos and DigixDAO Lead the Pack

According to coinmarketcap.com, there are two top coins today. In the top 100, leading the pack and standing out for their double-digit gains are Tezos and DigixDAO. In 24 hours,…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

HTC’s Blockchain Phone ‘Exodus’ Will Launch Next Week: Report

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC will finally launch its blockchain powered smartphone Exodus in a week. The company shared details of the launch on its Instagram page (now deleted) via a teaser…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Kim Dotcom (Again) Advises Followers To Hedge With Crypto and Gold

Famous entrepreneur Kim Dotcom recently took to Twitter once again to warn followers about economic uncertainty inside the United States. He said people should buy cryptocurrency and gold to hedge…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

TRON (TRX) ‘Partnership’ with Baidu has Nothing to do with Blockchain

The TRON (TRX) and Baidu ‘partnership’ all started with a tweet. Finally, First time to partner with tens of billions USD valuation industry giant. Guess the name 😊#TRON #TRX $TRX…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Now Lets You Buy and Sell Ethereum Token 0x

Retail investors can now trade the 0x Protocol on Coinbase.com, as well as its Android and iOS apps.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD Holds $6,400 Floor

The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate is holding above 6400-fiat as it goes towards testing major resistance hurdles to the upside. The pair moved 1.5 percent above its intraday low near 6346-fiat…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

19 Crypto Firms Now Licensed to Provide Digital Asset Trading Services in Philippiines

Similar to how other relatively smaller jurisdictions or developing nations have done, the Philippines has increasingly been issuing licenses to cryptocurrency firms in order to improve its economy by creating…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum Creator, NYU Economist Go to War On Twitter, Mull Public Debate

Ever since Nouriel Roubini appeared before the United States Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, to discuss cryptocurrencies – he has certainly been causing quite the commotion with…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Alibabacoin Foundation Is Going to List Their ABBC on Exchange Bitforex and Bit-Z

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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

How a Blockchain Based Event Ticketing Protocol Is Changing the Face of E-Ticketing

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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

The World First AI dApp Makes Deep Learning Super Cost Effective

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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Decred’s New Governance System Allows Users to Control $20M Treasury

Launched today, Decred’s new Politeia governance system allows users to propose, comment, and vote on Decred developments. For the first time since launch, users can now vote on how Decred…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tether Found a New Bank, and it Might be in the Bahamas: Report

Tether, the controversial issuer of the USDT cryptocurrency, may have found a new banking partner in the Bahamas. Tether May Have a New Bank As first reported by The Block’s…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Pantera Capital CEO: ‘SEC Doesn’t Want Widows and Orphans Buying Bitcoin ETFs… I Think an ETF Is Years Away’

On Monday (15 October 2018), Dan Morehead, the founder and CEO of Pantera Capital Management, one of the leading blockchain investment firms and one of the largest institutional owners of cryptocurrencies, spoke…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Winklevoss-Backed Stablecoin Soars Above $1 as Tether’s Market Cap Plunges

The Gemini dollar has broken its peg, climbing to an all-time high of $1.19 on Tuesday.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tether Market Cap Sinks to $2.2 Billion as another 250 Million USDT Exits Circulation

The loss of its U.S. dollar peg isn’t the only thing driving down the market cap of tether (USDT), the cryptocurrency market’s largest “stablecoin.” Tether Falls Below Dollar Parity The…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Netherlands Considers Crypto Exchange Regulation, Says C-Bank Boss

Trading platforms are the bridge between old and new financial systems, and regulators can oversee them with existing laws, the president of the Dutch central bank has said.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitfinex Launches ‘New, Improved’ Deposit System Amid Market Chaos

Bitfinex launches 'new' deposit system after brief outage last week which has fed the speculation regarding Bitfinex and Tether and contributed to the 'wild prices' yesterday (15 October). Critics say that…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Paxos Issues $50m of Recently-Launched Dollar-Backed Stablecoin

Blockchain Trust Company, Paxos has issued about $50 million worth of its dollar-pegged stablecoin Paxos Standard Token. This was revealed yesterday in a tweet by Dorothy Jean Chang, Paxos vice…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

What Led the World’s Largest Brokerage to Fully Integrate Crypto After 1 Year of Testing?

In late 2017, Fidelity, one of the largest brokerages and asset managers with 7.2 trillion in assets under management as of October 2018, launched its first crypto initiative. By partnering…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

NIX Platform and ChainZilla Bridge The Gap Between Exchanges

Blockchain service provider Chainzilla and cryptocurrency exchange operator NIX have partnered to provide a bridge communication between digital currency exchanges.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

New Crypto Exchange Bakkt Taps Ex-Coinbase VP Adam White as COO

White will become the main operating executive in November when new IE project starts testing its services.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

27,000 Txn/s: Digital Asset Blockchain Beats Wall Street Bookkeeper’s Minimum Scale

Global business technology provider GFT has announced results of an independent performance test on the Digital Asset (DA) platform showing that the platform can process trading volumes exceeding 27,000 trades…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Abu Dhabi, Belgium Ports Collaborate on Blockchain Trade Pilot

A subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports has partnered with Port of Antwerp for a blockchain pilot aimed to facilitate international trade.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum Foundation Awards Startups And Developers Nearly $3 Million in Ongoing Grant Program

The Ethereum Foundation has awarded 20 different blockchain startups and developers nearly $3 million in its ongoing grant program round. In a post on its official blog on Monday, the Ethereum Foundation…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Coinbase Opens Office in Dublin to Mitigate Potential Brexit-Related Risks

Coinbase is opening a new office in the European Union, at this time in Dublin, Ireland. The move is meant to mitigate the  potential risks of a hard Brexit, as…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Amount of Money Raised in ICOs Attracts Scammers

Scammers are attracted to initial coin offerings (ICOs) because of the large amount of money raised by the crowdfunding platform.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

The Week: Tether Panic, Fidelity and US Senate Showdown

The Tether sell off led to a price spike as traders bought bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to exit the rapidly devaluing USDT. Several positive regulatory developments have occurred last week…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitfinex Renews Fiat Deposit System but no Official Bank Announced

After a few days with an unclear banking status, Bitfinex has announced its new fiat system.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Monero (XMR) Community Prepares for Planned Hard Fork

The upgrade is scheduled to happen close to October 18, further solidifying ASIC resistance.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

EOS Price Analysis – October 16

EOS is still in a bearish trend in its short-term outlook. The bears' pressure remains firm despite the upward price movement to $5.68 in the supply area witnessed earlier today
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Australian State Eyes Blockchain Upgrade for Property Transactions

The New South Wales state government is trialing blockchain tech from ChromaWay as part of a bid to digitize property conveyance by next summer.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Mike Novogratz Explains Why the Beginning of 2019 Will Be Big for Bitcoin

Mike Novogratz, founder & CEO of cryptocurrency fund Galaxy Digital, recently went on Bloomberg Television to discuss developments in the cryptocurrency space. Specifically, Mike sees Fidelity’s newest custody solution as…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Paxos Expands Rapidly, Reaches 20 Top Exchanges, OTC Desks

Paxos can now be traded on more than 20 top crypto exchange and OTC desks, and has reached the quickest and widest adoption among digital assets.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Spread between BTC/USD and BTC/USDT Crosses $300

The imbalanced peg between the US Dollar and Tether LLC’s USDT has resulted in a $300-spread in Bitcoin price. At the press time, the aggregated Bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate on non-Tether…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

3,200,000 IdealCoin Tokens ($1,952,000 USD) Released as Rewards

Following the successful Private Sale, IdealCoin offers users the exclusive opportunity to earn 3,200,000 tokens and join the innovative marketing content creation platform in the next couple of months.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Singapore-based Huobi to Add Four More Stablecoins in the Next Few Days

Singapore-based crypto asset exchange announced today that it will add four new stablecoins to its trading platform by October 19th. These coins include: Paxos Standard Token (PAX), True USD (TUSD),…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Restarts Fiat Deposits Claiming ‘Improved’ Process

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex says it has rolled out a new process for depositing fiat currency after it halted the service last week.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bithumb Opens Ethereum-Based Decentralized Exchange

The new trading platform offers only tokens that use Ethereum technology, including Dent (DENT), aelf (ELF), and One Root Network (RNT).
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin (LTC) Trading Launches on Gemini Today

In the past months, LTC has remained relatively stable, defending its reputation as a “rock”.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Kraken Announces Tezos Listing

Crypto exchange Kraken has announced that Tezos (XTZ) will be listed on its platform and trading in Tezos will begin today - Tuesday, October 16 2018.  The inclusion of Tezos (XTZ) is a…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Newsflash: Bitfinex Unveils ‘Distributed Banking Solution,’ Resumes Fiat Deposits

Cryptocurrency exchange giant Bitfinex has unveiled a “distributed banking solution” that it says will be a “resilient” solution to its much-chronicled banking woes. Announced on Tuesday, the new system will…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Accenture, Zurich Benelux Deploy Blockchain Solution for Surety Bonds

Accenture and insurance firm Zurich Benelux, a subsidiary of Switzerland’s largest insurance group, deployed a blockchain solution aimed at surety bonds.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Decred Is Turning Its Entire $21 Million Crypto Treasury Over to Investors

Decred is handing control of its $21 million treasury and all aspects of the protocol, from consensus through staffing, over to token holders.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

SimpleFX Makes CFD Trading Fast and Easy Like Never Before with the Launch of the New SimpleFX WebTrader Tool

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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Barclays Shelves Plans to Launch Crypto Trading Desk, Inside Sources Report

UK-based investment bank, Barclays, which holds over $1.1 trillion in assets, has shelved its plans to launch a cryptocurrency trading platform. It's possible that the bank postponed its plans because…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Kenyan Government to Use Blockchain to Distribute Affordable Housing

The Kenyan government plans to leverage blockchain technology for the distribution of new government-funded housing units, according to reports from local news outlet the Star. The Kenyan National Housing Fund…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Binance Uganda Launch 80% Ready As Users Can Now Sign Up: Deposits & Trading Coming Soon

Binance Uganda has announced that users can come one step closer to carrying out trades on the platform by completing their account registration process on the platform ahead of the start…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Vitalik Buterin Regrets Adopting Smart Contracts

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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Roger Ver Joined a New Exchange Advisory Board

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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

SimpleFX Makes CFD Trading Fast and Easy Like Never Before with the Launch of the New SimpleFX WebTrader Tool

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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

The Crypto Protocol Trying to Unite Every Exchange Order Book

Imagine the liquidity of every crypto exchange, but in one giant pool. That's what Paradigm aims to build, and investors are on board.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

The Year of Unsuccessful Investments and the Lowest Crypto Price Dips

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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

“Bitcoin Must Die” Says Irish Blog Slugger O’Toole

Popular Irish blog Slugger O’Toole has delivered a stinging criticism of bitcoin, describing its mining protocol as an “obscenely wasteful” process that is contributing in no small way to an impending…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Is Defending One Key Support for the Fifth Month Running

Bitcoin's recovery from three-week lows has kept a key long-term moving average support intact.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

DAOstack Token GEN Listed on Liquid Cryptocurrency Exchange

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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Sony Develops Blockchain-Based Rights Management System for Digital Content

Sony Corporation has announced the launch of a blockchain-based digital rights management system. In a statement released on its website, the company revealed that the new framework is built on a prior…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Sets Up Irish Branch Amidst Brexit Concerns

The US-based crypto exchange Coinbase is now opening an Irish branch to combat the oncoming Brexit exodus as the UK will leave the EU. They plan to find several new…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

HTC Might Release Blockchain-Powered Smartphone on Oct 22

HTC might be launching its blockchain-powered phone on October 22, according to a teaser on Instagram.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

How Invest Like a «Whale»? As in the Case of TheFund.io

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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis – October 16

The medium and short-term outlook is in consolidation. Patience will be a good strategy to adopt at this period to allow for a defined trend before taking a position.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Messaging Giant Line Lists Its Crypto Asset LINK (LN) on Bitbox

The LN token is available in pairs with Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Tether (USDT).
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tezos (XTZ) Listed on Kraken with Trading Launch Imminent

Trading for XTZ started on the European exchange, which creates Euro and dollar fiat on-ramps for the coin.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

LINE’s Crypto Exchange Lists Its Own Token Against Bitcoin, Ether

Messaging giant LINE's Bitbox exchange has made its LINK token available for trading against bitcoin, ethereum and tether.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

NSW Registry Manager to Test Land Conveyancing on a Blockchain in Australia

The land registry manager of New South Wales in Australia has partnered with a blockchain technology firm with a view of applying distributed ledger technology to property conveyancing. According to…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Fidelity Talks About ‘Custody in the Age of Digital Assets’

On Monday (15 October 2018), Fidelity Digital Assets, which was introduced by parent company Fidelity Investments yesterday, published a white paper "intended to be an educational tool for institutions seeking…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Payment Service BitPay Launches Settlement in USDC, GUSD

Crypto payment system provider BitPay said it had added two new stablecoins, USDC and GUSD, to the list of what its merchants can accept for payments.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cryptocurrency Exchange Unocoin Finds Loophole to Indian Cryptocurrency Ban

After the Reserve Bank of India banned bank accounts from sending and receiving money from cryptocurrency exchanges, Unocoin found a way to continue accepting fiat. Their new plan is to…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Another Top-10 Crypto Exchange Is Adding 4 Stablecoins This Week

The Huobi exchange has announced it will add support for four U.S. dollar-pegged cryptos, a day after OKEx did the same.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tether (USDT) Tremors Continue as Dollar Peg Remains Far

The USDT digital asset remains below the dollar, while accumulation continues on Bitfinex.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

BitMEX Research: SegWit More Popular Than Bitcoin Cash

BitMEX Research has released an update to their research on Bitcoin’s SegWit soft fork, comparing its use to Bitcoin Cash. The research shows that SegWit is used more than Bitcoin…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Planning for Brexit: Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase Opens Office in Ireland

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has opened a new office in Dublin to mark its latest expansion into Ireland as a marked effort to “plan for all eventualities for Brexit,” according to…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

LiveJasmin to Accept Crypto Payments Thanks to Partnership with PumaPay

LiveJasmin will accept crypto payments thanks to a partnership with blockchain-focused venture PumaPay.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Coinfirm Will Grow Together with Tech Nation Fintech

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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Do These Indicators Suggest a Bitcoin Price Rally Early in 2019?

Bitcoin often turns technical analysis on its head, and might be about to do it again.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Roundup – 16 October 2018

Six coins from the top 10 coins by 24-hour volume posted positive changes, ranging from 0.40% to 2.81%. Fidelity to launch crypto custody and brokerage solutions for institutional investors. Apple…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Fidelity Joins Crypto Space with Trading Platform for Institutional Investors

Fidelity Digital Asset Services has been launched in response to institutional investor demand for crypto trading and storage services.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Binance Uganda to Begin Accepting Deposits in Ugandan Shilling, BTC & ETH

Months after announcing the launch of Uganda’s first-ever fiat-crypto exchange, Binance has made another step towards facilitating cryptocurrency trading in the East African country. Beginning October 17, users will be…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

CryptoCompare Publishes ‘Cryptoasset Taxonomy Report 2018’

On  Tuesday (16 October 2018), the research team at CryptoCompare, a leading cryptocurrency market data provider, released its highly impressive "Cryptoasset Taxonomy Report 2018", which surveys the cryptoasset landscape, and looks…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Moneynetint Becomes Newest Member of RippleNet, Ripple’s Global Payment Network

On Monday (15 October 2018), Moneynetint, a UK-based payment service provider for online merchants, joined RippleNet, Ripple's global payment network.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning October 16, 2018

96 Blocksmatter Daily Crypto Morning October 16, 2018 <!-- View this email in your browser Good morning!  The total crypto market cap shot up +5.3% to USD 211 billion from…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum Foundation Awards Nearly $3 Million in Startup Grants

The Ethereum Foundation has awarded 20 different startups and individuals a total of $2.86 million in its latest grant program round.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bakkt CEO: Crypto Market Is Fragmented, ‘We’re About to See a Revolution’

On Monday (15 October 2018), Kelly Loeffler, the current CEO of the Bakkt exchange, announced that former Coinbase executive Adam White would be joining Bakkt as the Chief Operating Officer in November. As part…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Market Stabilizes as Tether Recovers, Real Bitcoin Price at $6,450

The crypto market has stabilized after a wild 24-hour period triggered by the sudden increase in the price of Bitcoin. On cryptocurrency-only and Tether-integrated exchanges like OKEx, Huobi, and Bitfinex,…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crowdfunding, investing, & listing – DESICO for STOs

Interesting times! I am not referring to politics but financial markets both the traditional stakeholders and the disruptors. From Roubini lashing out on the crypto ecosystem, to Morgan Stanley gearing…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Paxos Says $50 Million in Price-Stable Cryptocurrency Issued So Far

Paxos claims it has so far issued a total of $50 million-worth of its Paxos Standard crypto stablecoin since its official launch last month.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Manny Pacquiao’s Cryptocurrency Could Finally Launch by the End of 2018

Manny Pacquiao's cryptocurrency is expected to launch by the end of 2018 or early next year in a report by a Singapore online news outlet that will see the new…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum’s Next Blockchain Upgrade Faces Delay After Testing Failure

Ethereum developers say Constantinople may be subject to delays following Saturday's test network release.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Billionaires Abound in List of China’s Wealthiest Individuals

Chinese research group the Hurun Research Institute has released its annual list of the richest Chinese citizens and, for the first time, individuals from the blockchain industry made the list.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

DocuSign Will Add Ethereum Blockchain Integration to Verify Signatures

San Francisco based DocuSign has announced the integration of the Ethereum blockchain into its electronic signature and transaction management service. The company, which currently has over 400,000 paying customers, will…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cardano Roadmap Update: Hardware Wallets, Testnet Upgrades, and Marketing Team

Cardano (ADA) has released a video updating their users on the previous month’s development progress. Updates include launch of a light browser wallet, growth of their marketing department, and upcoming…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Soaring Inflation Sends Bitcoin Trading Volume to [Another] New High in Venezuela

The amount of Venezuelan bolivars being spent to purchase bitcoin has risen to record levels as the South American country experiences unprecedented hyperinflation and a worsening economic crisis. Per Coin…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Is Opening an Office in Dublin

Crypto exchange Coinbase is opening a Dublin office in response to customer growth seen in the EU last year.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

TRON-Baidu Disappointment: No Blockchain Collaboration For Now, Only Rented Server Space

TRON’s hyped partnership confirmed: the crypto company will rent cloud server capacity from Baidu - with no further collaboration at this time but possibly in the future.
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Officially Joins Blockchain Company EQUI Capital

Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-Founder, has finally announced his role as co-founder in the new blockchain venture capital firm, EQUI Capital. EQUI is a tokenized venture capital fund, who are launching…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Op-Ed: Stablecoins and Bank Failure — The Unmitigated Risk of Fiat-Backed Tokens

About the author: Ranjeet Sodhi is the CEO and Co-Founder of Vault. He is also a fintech entrepreneur with over 19 years of experience leading and turning around key regulatory…
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October 16, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack On Bitcoin Private

“Geocold”, an “ethical hacker”, announced on Reddit that he would be choosing a coin on which to perform a 51% attack for “educational purposes”. After a failed attempt with Einsteinium (EMC2), the…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin May Have Just Experienced its Final Shakeout Before a Big Rally

On October 15, the price of Bitcoin dropped to $6,150, dangerously moving closer to its $6,000 support level which it has well maintained since early August. Due to its low…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

World Crypto Con: Get Ready for WCC with Us!

Welcome to World Crypto Con! World Crypto Con, or WCC, is an opportunity for industry leaders to share their exciting new crypto and blockchain projects to the world. People who…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Litecoin Celebrates Seven Years

Seven years after launch, litecoin is 7th biggest crypto with market cap of over $3 billion and daily transaction volume of $200 million The bitcoin-based cryptocurrency has made its mark as…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

As Tether Loses USD Peg, OKEx Will List ‘Regulated’ Cryptocurrency Stablecoins

If tether (USDT) is truly backed by and redeemable for physical U.S. dollars stored in company-controlled bank accounts, the so-called cryptocurrency “stablecoin” should manage to weather this period of uncharacteristic…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Fidelity to Launch Crypto Custody and Brokerage Solutions for Institutional Investors

On Monday (15 October 2018), Fidelity Investments, one of the world’s largest financial services providers with more than $7.2 trillion in client assets, announced the launch of a new company, Fidelity…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange Binance Kicks Off Uganda Operations

Fiat-to-crypto exchange Binance Uganda will go live this week, Binance has announced.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitfinex Says Withdrawals Are Fine, But Crypto Exchange Customers Disagree

Bitfinex says fiat and cryptocurrency withdrawals are working normally, but some users say they're seeing delays in getting their funds out.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

New Crypto Mining Malware Appears on iPhones

New strains of crypto mining malware targeting iPhones are now experiencing immense growth, according to a report.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Four New Stablecoins on OKEx—Find Out What They Are Here!

Starting today, there will be new stablecoins on OKEx! The third biggest crypto exchange by market cap announced that it is adding four US dollar-backed stablecoins to its platform. Four New…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Hong Kong Should not Ban but Regulate Crypto Trading, Says SFC Chairman

One of the complicated issues in overseeing the virtual currency market is to determine which parts of it come under the scope of existing laws, the outgoing head of the…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

OKEx to List Package of Stablecoins: Gemini Dollar, USD Coin, Paxos Standard Token, TrueUSD

The exchange will support Bitcoin (BTC) and Tether (USDT) markets for all four dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies this week.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

OKTO.io Partners with Tech Service Provider Jean Martin to Accelerate Security Tokens Adoption

OKTO.io, a security token-oriented firm, partnered with technology services provided Jean Martin to accelerate the implementation of security token solutions.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum’s Ropsten Testnet Still Forked

A consensus problem on the Ropsten testnet means a delay for the launch of the Constantinople hard fork.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price: BTC Skyrockets Nearly 10% and Pulls Rest of the Crypto Market Back into the Green

This morning, Bitcoin (BTC) rose almost 10% in less than an hour. After the Bitcoin price jump, investors began dumping money into the other digital assets, causing the market to…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Heightened Fears Regarding Tether (USDT) & Bitfinex’s Operations Lead to Wild Prices

Concerns and fears over rumors regarding Bitfinex's "insolvency" and Tether (USDT) losing its dollar-peg led to a strong reaction from the crypto market. The prices of all major cryptocurrencies surged…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD Goes Haywire as USDT Declines

Bitcoin on Monday pursued a fake upside action across several exchanges, mainly BitFinex, after stablecoin Tether (USDT) started falling. The BTC/USD responded to the upside action witnessed in the BTC/USDT…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

BitPay Now Supports Settlement in Stablecoins USDC and GUSD

On Monday (15 October 2018), blockchain payment processor BitPay announced that merchants could now choose to receive settlement in two regulated fully-collateralized stablecoins: Circle's "USD//Coin" (USDC) and the Gemini digital asset exchange's…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Spacebit to Bring Blockchain to the Global Space Economic Forum

Noordwijk, Netherlands – October 2018. The Global Space Economic Forum 2018 (GSEF) organized and run by European Space Agency (ESA) will include keynotes from Spacebit founder Pavlo Tanasyuk, who will…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Mainstream: $7.2 Trillion Asset Manager Fidelity Will Help Customers Invest in Bitcoin

One of the biggest names in financial services wants to help institutional investors add bitcoin and other cryptocurrency assets to their multi-billion dollar portfolios. Citing proven institutional demand for cryptocurrency…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

XYO Network to Help RE/MAX México Adopt Blockchain for Real Estate Market

Blockchain startup XYO Network will help the Mexican real estate company RE/MAX México embrace distributed ledger technology for property management processes.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Dr. Nouriel Roubini Extends Social Media Criticism Against Crypto

“Dr. Doom” once again spoke out in highly critical tones regarding the crypto space, suggesting most trading and promises are scams.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

OKEx To List Four New Stablecoins In Coming Days

OKEx will begin trading bitcoin against PAX, USDC, TUSD, GUSD stablecoins in the next two days, amid extreme Tether (USDT) volatility.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Payment Processor BitPay Launches Stablecoin Settlement [Tether’s Not Invited]

Bitcoin payment processor BitPay has announced that merchants may now accept settlement in USD-pegged cryptocurrency “stablecoins” Gemini Dollar (GUSD) and USD Coin (USDC), providing them with the ability to denominate…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitfinex Pauses Fiat Deposits Amid Processing Issues

Fiat deposits have been temporarily halted for certain Bitfinex users, but the exchange is working on a system update to restore operations.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Fidelity Is Launching a Crypto Trading Platform

Fidelity Investments, one of the world's largest financial services providers, is launching a crypto trading and storage platform.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

The Tether (USDT) Story: How the World’s Most Popular Stablecoin Became a Lot Less Stable

This article looks at how over the course of this year (and especially during the last several weeks) the world's oldest fiat-backed stablecoin has become a lot less stable.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Employee #5: Coinbase Veteran Adam White Joins ICE’s Crypto Platform Bakkt

Early Coinbase employee and head of institution products Adam White has joined Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) cryptocurrency platform Bakkt as its chief operating officer, per the company’s announcement on Medium. The…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Sony Builds Digital Rights Management System on a Blockchain

Japanese electronics giant Sony has developed a blockchain-based digital rights management system that may see commercial rollout.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Publicly-Listed Game Developer Releases First-Ever Blockchain Game, CryptantCrab; Pre-Sale Begins On Oct. 25

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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tether Pulled $300 Million in Cryptocurrency out of Circulation Last Week

Tether LLC, the issuer of the eponymous USD-backed cryptocurrency tether (USDT), pulled $300 million worth of the “stablecoin” out of circulation last week, just days before the token lost its…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Binance Pauses Tether Withdrawals After Denying Delist Rumor

Binance suspended tether withdrawals Monday after pushing back against rumors that the exchange would delist the stablecoin.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

‘Blockchain is a Lie’, ‘Operated By Authoritarian Kleptocracies’, Dr. Roubini Claims

There may be excessive hype surrounding blockchain technology, however, NYU professor and renowned economist Dr. Nouriel Roubini seems to think it is not even an improved version of a basic…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

XRP Price .Analysis – October 15

On the short term trend, the crypto is in a bullish trend as represented in the 4-hour time frame. However, the XRP price is likely to commence a sideways trend.…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Exchange OKEx Lists 4 New Stablecoins

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has announced that it is listing four U.S. dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies for trading.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tether Implodes in 4% Drop = An Important Step Toward Crypto Market Growth

The price of Tether (USDT), a crypto stablecoin backed by the US dollar pegged to $1, has fallen by around 4 percent in the past 24 hours to $0.96. As…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

OKEx Follows Binance In Delisting Bytecoin

All Bytecoin (BCN) trading pairs have been delisted on another large crypto-asset exchange - Malta-based OKEx - following delisting on Binance only a few days ago. Bytecoin tokens must be removed from…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Development of the Digital Currency Market Over the Past Five Years

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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Raido Financial Announces New Updates and Prepares for the Launch

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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

AERON – A Blockchain Ecosystem That Is Set to Impact Airlines Industry

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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Full Service Crypto Bank Victorieum Are Promising the Seemingly Impossible. Here’s How They Plan to Pull It Off

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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

EOS Price Analysis – October 15

EOS is in a bearish trend in its short-term outlook. The bears' pressure from $5.32 in the supply area of yesterday's railroad managed to push the price to $5.14 in…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Latest Adobe Flash Malicious Malware Includes Crypto Mining Software

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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

UK Banking Giant Barclays’ Cryptocurrency Project ‘Put on Ice’: Report

Major investment bank Barclays has reportedly put its cryptocurrency trading project “on ice” amid a prolonged bear market that has dampened interest in the asset class among many investors. According…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC): 5 Reasons for the Latest Price Spike

Bitcoin rose on a Tether (USDT) trading anomaly, as the markets reacted to the movements on Bitfinex.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

US City Mulls Roll Out of Tougher Rules for Crypto Miners

Plattsburgh, New York, is considering stricter requirement for commercial cryptocurrency mining farms operating in the city.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Hong Kong SFC Considering New Crypto Exchange Regulations

The Hong Kong Securities and Exchange Commission (SFC) is looking to tighten thier crypto exchange regulations to protect investors and to keep control over the market.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) ATM Operator not Liable for Stolen Money in a Scam, Says Canada’s Judge

BTC purchasers bear the responsibility themselves, justice Nancy Orr wrote in the verdict regarding a $48,000 Ponzi scheme.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis – October 15

On the short trend, the price of Bitcoin is fluctuating above the $6,200 price level for the fifth day before the outcome of the bullish breakout. The price is approaching…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Crypto Porfolio Managment App Blockfolio Raises $11.5 Million

Crypto portfolio tracker Blockfolio has raised $11.5 million in a round of fundraising led by prolific cryptocurrency focused hedge funds Pantera Capital.  Pantera Capital has maintained a positive outlook for…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Korean Exchange Bithumb’s New DEX is Now Live, Following $353 Million Partial Acquisition

Korean exchange Bithumb has launched its own decentralized exchange (DEX). There will be no transaction fees charged for transactions on Bithumb's new DEX for the first month. There's also $100,000…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Einsteinium (EMC2) 51% Attack Offers Diversion to Community

Since the attack was pre-announced, the community bought up hashing power, making the attempt of the hacker obsolete.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Startup Bringing Blockchain Privacy to Central Banks Wins $15 Million Funding

Blockchain startup Adhara, which aims to bring zero knowledge proofs to central bank systems, has secured $15 million in new funding from Consensys.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Sony Turns to Blockchain for Copyright Management

Distributed ledger technology ensures efficiency and preserves ownership benefits, according to the Japanese corporate giant.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Price Spikes But Bull Reversal Is Still $1K Away

Bitcoin is solidly bid Monday amid a sell-off of the tether stablecoin, but the bulls still need a move above $7,400 to confirm a bullish reversal.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Cardano (ADA) Hit by Governance Woes as IOHK, Emurgo Chairs Split with Cardano Foundation

The Cardano Foundation has failed to fulfill its duties and responsibilities, according to the chairs of IOHK and Emurgo.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis – October 15

ETH is in a bearish trend in its short-term outlook. The bears' pressure that pushed ETHUSD to in the demand area earlier today was short-lived at $197.59
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Total Ban on Crypto Exchanges Unnecessary: Hong Kong Regulator

The outgoing chairman of Hong Kong’s securities regulator has – unlike China – ruled out a total ban on domestic cryptocurrency exchanges, suggesting formal regulations instead. Hong Kong’s Securities and…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

TRON (TRX) Price Leaps on News of Partnership with ‘Industry Giant’

An upcoming partnership with “tens of billions USD valuation industry giant” has spurred a TRX price surge.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitfinex Releases Statement on Fiat Deposits After Panic Causes Bitcoin-Tether Premium to Hit All-Time-High

Major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has today (Oct 15th) released a statement addressing the pausing of fiat deposits on the exchange last Thursday (Oct 11th). The statements comes amidst an all-time-high…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

PBoC’s Digital Currency Chief Departs to Lead Securities Clearing House

The former chief of China's central bank digital currency initiative has left the role to lead the country's central securities clearing house.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Must Die, Climate Catastrophe Underway, UN Report

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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitfinex Keeps Bleeding Bitcoin (BTC) While Tether (USDT) Wallet Bloats

The past weeks have seen the emergence of a pattern which once again suggests the potential for panic and loss of trust in the USDT stablecoin.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Announces New Reporting Tools for Users

Bitfinex has announced that launch of a new suite of reporting tools intended to help users gain greater control over their trades and give them useful insights into their activities…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Responsible Blockchain World Championship to Choose Top 30 Blockchain Innovations

FinTech4Good will launch the Responsible Blockchain World Championship on October 29 to choose the top 30 blockchain innovations from across the globe.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Ex-Trump Economic Advisor Joins Blockchain Startup’s Board of Advisors

Gary Cohn, who was the chief economic advisor to the President of the United States, joined the Board of Advisors of the blockchain-oriented firm Spring Labs.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Transnistria Makes Own Cryptocurrency, Possible Front for Arms Deals

After Transnistria's announcement that it would create a cryptocurrency of its own, a source spoke to us and said that it could be used for the breakaway region's arms deals.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Price of Tether Stablecoin Tanks to 18-Month Low

The price of the tether stablecoin (USDT) has fallen to an 18-month low, despite a general rise in the wider crypto markets.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Global Blockchain’s Hyperion to Support Stellar-Based Assets

Vancouver-based blockchain-oriented firm Global Blockchain Technologies said that it entered an agreement with Stellar, the company behind the sixth largest cryptocurrency.
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Breaking: Bitcoin Surges Over 10% Amid Massive Tether (USDT) Selloff

Bitcoin (BTC) has surged over 10% in the past 24 hours, briefly surpassing the $7,000 mark according to data from CryptoCompare. The BTC price is also fluctuating rapidly as it’s…
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October 15, 2018 in Syndicated Content

Tether (USDT) Unravels as Bitfinex Bitcoin (BTC) Premium Shoots through the Roof

After days of troubling transactions slowly draining Bitfinex of Bitcoins and pumping in Tethers, the Bitcoin trading premium exploded, in effect breaking the dollar peg of USDT.
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