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Best Bitcoin Brokers – Bitcoinist.com

Bitcoin — the world’s largest and most popular cryptocurrency — has surely made a name for itself as a desirable asset to trade. Reaching an all-time high value upwards of $20,000 in January 2018, the market’s first and foremost digital currency gained widespread popularity. Trading Bitcoin (BTC), however, comes with a lot of specifics. Below […]

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Thai Crypto Exchange Satang Plans to Raise $10 Million in Security Token Offering

Thai cryptocurrency exchange Satang Corp. plans to raise nearly $10 million in a security token offering (STO), despite the recent market meltdown, Asia-focused business publication Nikkei Asian Review reported Dec. 4. Satang’s plans are reportedly supported by the Government of Thailand in a bid to make the country a blockchain center and develop a regulatory […]

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Why the PewDiePie Printer Hack is a Warning for Crypto Investors

A few days ago, a bored hacker known as TheHackerGiraffe achieved widespread notoriety for exploiting vulnerabilities in security protocols for internet-connected devices and thus hacking into 50,000 exposed printers as part of the “Save PewDiePie” campaign. At a time when PewDiePie — the world’s most famous YouTube channel with more than 19 billion views over five years — […]

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US Futures Exchange Turns to Crypto Trading, Finds Support Among Trading Giants

ErisX, a crypto exchange has completed a Series B funding round with support from leading firms including Bitmain, ConsenSys, Fidelity Investments, Nasdaq Ventures, and Monex Group. ErisX Will Operate as Crypto Futures Exchange, Clearing Organization, and Spot Market The crypto trading platform, with a pending license as a clearing organization with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission […]

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Binance Coin Price (BNB) Rallies 20% on Crypto Adoption Push

The Binance Coin token (BNB), which currently entitles users to a 25% discount on exchange fees, has seen some serious trading activity over the past 24 hours, running it up by about 20% to over $6.00 before a slight pullback to $5.85. There are a number of factors that could be at play. Increased trading […]

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US Treasury Official Calls on Crypto Industry Players to Combat Illicit Use of Crypto

The U.S. Department of the Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Sigal Mandelker urged crypto industry players and regulators to prevent the illicit use of cryptocurrencies in a speech Dec. 3. Speaking at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference on Dec. 3, Mandelker addressed the issue of mitigating risks related to emerging technologies, including […]

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Future is Brighter Than Ever for Crypto, Says Roger Ver

The outspoken CEO of Bitcoin.com believes that the future of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash is bright, despite the current market sentiment, fearing that the budding financial technology has already met its demise. Roger Ver: Based on Fundamentals, Crypto’s Long-Term Future is Bright Roger Ver is a polarizing character in the cryptocurrency industry. Love […]

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Bitfinex Lists Major Tether Compeitors to Stay ‘Neutral’

Users of crypto exchange Bitfinex and its associated token-trading platform Ethfinex now have a total of six stablecoin options for trading on either platform. Bitfinex Opens Platform to Tether Competitors As Bitfinex writes, for years the only major option in stablecoins was Tether (USDT), and for quite a while Bitfinex was the only way to […]

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US Congressman Announces Plans for Federal Cryptocurrency and ICO Regulation

U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson (R) has announced plans to introduce legislation that would clearly regulate cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), local Ohio news agency Cleveland.com reports Dec. 3. According to Cleveland.com, Davidson announced his intention to introduce new legislation at the Blockchain Solutions conference. The bill would create an “asset class” for cryptocurrencies and […]

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US Government Aims to Make Privacy Coins’ Use Case Obsolete

A branch of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DoHS) is researching the possibility of using blockchain forensic analysis tools to better trace privacy coin transactions. Privacy No More: US Government Preparing Forensic Analysis Tools Among the biggest concerns surrounding cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are fears that the emerging technology could facilitate money laundering by […]

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Numerai to Cut Token Supply by 10 Million to Become ‘Decentralized as F*ck’

Numerai never did a token sale, but people have its token and they are using it. The numeraire (NMR) was launched in June 2017 as an early departure from the initial coin offering (ICO) template. Now, with the final upgrade of the company’s smart contract on ethereum, the maximum supply of tokens will drop from 21 […]

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Binance Users Can Book 450,000 Hotels Using BNB

On Tripio, a blockchain-based hotel booking platform, Binance Coin (BNB) users are now able to book 450,000 hotels and residential accommodations using the BNB crypto token. On December 4, Tripio officially announced a strategic partnership with Binance to enable more than 10 million active users in the Binance ecosystem to utilize BNB as one of […]

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Top Cryptocurrencies See Slight Gains, Bitcoin Hovers Under $4,000

Tuesday, Nov. 4: Most of the top twenty cryptocurrencies are in the green, having overcome yesterday’s losses, with Bitcoin (BTC) hovering under the $4,000 mark. Market visualization from Coin360 During the day, Bitcoin has been trading in a narrow corridor between $3,768 and $4,091. At press time, the coin is trading at around $3,948, up […]

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South African Man Hands $60k Worth of Bitcoin to Thieves After Being Tortured

A cryptocurrency trader has been targeted by a criminal gang in South Africa. After being kidnapped and tortured, the victim eventually handed almost $60,000 in Bitcoin, along with cash and various other gadgets on his person at the time. Known Bitcoin Trader Becomes Torture Victim in Robbery Case According to reports in local news publication […]

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Breakout Inbound? Bitcoin Price Sets $4,000 as Upside Target

The bitcoin price on Tuesday jumped as high as 6.1 percent against the US Dollar but failed to sustain a bullish momentum. The BTC/USD index is trading at 3910-fiat at press time, up 4.5 percent from the intraday low at 3741-fiat. The pair is undergoing a pullback action after failing to sustain its run above […]

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Air Force Grad School Launches Blockchain Demo Site

The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), a graduate school run by the U.S. Air Force, has launched an educational tool for blockchain. Modern Materials Handling magazine reported Monday that the school had launched a free demonstration website for supply chain management professionals in particular, aimed at helping students learn more about blockchain and its […]

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New York Financial Regulators Approve Blockchain Payments System

The Department of Financial Services of New York (NYDFS) has authorized a blockchain-based digital platform offered by a local bank, an official NYDFS press release states Dec. 4. NYDFS superintendent Maria T. Vullo announced today that the department authorized New York-based Signature Bank to offer its digital payment platform Signet in the state. The approved […]

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May and June Update – The Coinbase Blog

Today we say goodbye to GDAX and hello to Coinbase Pro and Coinbase Prime. We’re focusing this May and June edition of our Coinbase Open Source Fund on the underlying architecture and OSS that’s helped to make both possible. For those of you who are just tuning in, the goal of the Coinbase Open Source […]

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CEO of Crypto Firm Quoine Says Bitcoin Will “Surpass” All-Time High by End of 2019

Over the past year, the cryptocurrency industry has bore witness to many claims from “experts” who said that the price of Bitcoin would skyrocket to never-before-seen prices by the end of 2018, with estimates ranging from conservative ones of $15,000, to more liberal ones of $50,000. Because the markets have failed to adhere to these […]

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Zcash (ZEC) is launching on Coinbase Pro – The Coinbase Blog

ZEC trading on Coinbase Pro is now fully live. The ZEC/USDC is in full trading mode. Limit, market and stop orders are all now available. ZEC is launching on Coinbase Pro At 10am PT on Thursday, November 29, we will begin accepting inbound transfers of Zcash (ZEC) on Coinbase Pro. We will accept deposits for at […]