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Amazon Web Services Signs Deal With Qtum Cryptocurrency In China

Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) China division is partnering with public blockchain project Qtum. The partnership sees the on-demand cloud computing giant working with a cryptocurrency project with a $325 million market capitalization, making it the 29th largest cryptocurrency, to develop blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) solutions for enterprises and developers. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the partnership will allow AWS […]

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The $152 Million Lawsuit over Blockchain Betting Startup Augur is Settled

In April, a blockchain entrepreneur has surprised the space by launching a savage legal attack on his four associates, alleging that all of them committed acts of fraud, breach of contract and trade theft. The allegation resulted in a $152 million lawsuit, the most expensive claim the cryptocurrency space had seen, even until this very […]

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US CFTC Official Tackles Accountability in an Era of Smart Contracts

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)’s Brian Quintenz has addressed the question of accountability in an era of disintermediated finance and smart contracts. The commissioner made his remarks at the 38th Annual GITEX Technology Week Conference in Dubai Tuesday, Oct. 16. Broadly, the commissioner proposed that when it comes enforcement actions, not only users, […]

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Uber: $120 Billion IPO? | Hacked: Hacking Finance

Buying Bitcoin (or any cryptocurrency) is something we talk about a lot, but earning crypto is just as interesting. There are many ways to earn crypto that allow for arbitrage-like opportunities, but the focus of this piece is on mining companies. More specifically, Argo Mining, which is the first cryptocurrency mining company to IPO. That […]

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Pantera Capital CEO: A Bitcoin ETF is ‘Years Away’

Pantera Capital CEO Dan Morehead believes a Bitcoin-ETF approval is insignificant in comparison to Bakkt and Fidelity launching cryptocurrency trading platforms for institutional investors. Too Early for a Bitcoin ETF, Says Pantera Capital CEO Yesterday, Pantera Capital founder and CEO, Dan Morehead spoke with Messari director of business development and panel moderator Katherine Wu at […]

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Mud in the Eye of Naysayers as Netflix Stock Skyrockets

Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Tuesday is likely to be a difficult day for Netflix investors as they brace themselves for the Q3 earnings report. What was once (albeit briefly) the world’s most valuable media company and purveyor of binge-worthy series seems to be on an inevitable downward trend. The media giant’s Q2 earnings report left shareholders […]

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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 a committee headed by India’s Economic Affairs Secretary, Subhash Chandra Garg, may propose amendments to the existing laws with a view of making it illegal […]

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Bitcoin Volatility Hits Record Low, Calm Before a Major Short-Term Rally? Experts Weigh In

Disclaimer: This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. In the beginning of October, Bitcoin achieved a 17-month low volatility rate, recording its highest level of stability since mid-2017. Bitcoin has started to experience a noticeable decline […]

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

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Blockchain Startup Offering ‘Dynamic Fees’ To Help Users Save Money On Transactions

A blockchain-driven startup believes that blockchain technology has the potential to be more than a “one trick pony designed for investors” – setting the objective of creating cutting-edge technology for fast transactions, and delivering “practical services for real people.” According to ARK, its entire ecosystem has been built around encouraging the mass adoption of cryptocurrency […]

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Journalism Blockchain Startup Civil Cancels ICO, Refunds Investors

Crypto and blockchains startups, even those that hold great promise, have sadly received the full brunt of 2018’s dismal market conditions, resulting in a widespread loss of clients and investment interest. For example, freshly-printed studies have revealed that Coinbase, widely regarded as this industry’s golden child, saw 80% of its U.S.-based customer base dissipate, resulting in […]

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Indian Internet ‘Blockchain Committee’ Attracts Reps From Zebpay, MasterCard, Microsoft

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) is forming a dedicated focus group for blockchain exploration made up of both big business and cryptocurrency players, Indian daily newspaper Economic Times reported Monday, Oct. 15. Confirmed in a tweet Tuesday, the IAMAI, whose remit is to “expand and enhance” the online and mobile sector, will […]

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CFTC Official Warns Smart Contract Designers Over Predictive Code

Smart contract coders could be held liable if they knowingly use blockchain technology to create functions that are deemed as predictive “event contracts,” according to a U.S. regulator. Speaking at an event in Dubai on Tuesday, Brian Quintenz, a commissioner at the U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), explained his views on how old […]

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Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Could Dip and Rip Above $6,520

Key Points Bitcoin price is consolidating below the $6,520 resistance level against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted key ascending channel is active with support at $6,430 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price could decline a few points towards $6,400 or $6,380 before it climbs higher. Bitcoin price […]

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Crypto Exchange CoinCola Announces Partnership with Dash – Launches in Venezuela

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Pantera Exec: Crypto Market Close to Bottom, Tenfold Increase Possible With Scalability

As Q4 of 2018 dawns on the infant crypto and blockchain world, many outspoken advocates for this industry have done their best to reaffirm that the cryptocurrency values will reverse without a doubt. “Crypto Is Close To The Bottom At This Point” When it comes to industry veterans, Joey Krug, an Augur co-founder turned crypto investor […]

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DAOstack Announces New $GEN Exchange Listing on Liquid by Quoine

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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. With the new blockchain committee, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) is looking to engage with the government, the wider industry and startups […]

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

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Universities Are Reluctant to Accept Crypto Donations

The vast majority of colleges are still very uncomfortable with accepting cryptocurrency donations. This mindset might not change anytime soon amid concerns about volatility and taxation. Cryptocurrency and blockchain are still hot discussion topics across many university campuses, despite turbulent markets in 2018. A growing number of students have been rushing to sign up for […]