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Huobi OTC Global Users Can Share New Prize Pools Worth 20,000 XRP

blokt | 10-23-2018

Huobi announced yesterday that it is starting new Prize Pools between October 22 and October 30 with 20,000 XRP to be won in prizes. Two airdrop prize pools will be awarding 10,000 XRP each. It will be used exclusively for new Huobi OTC users. First-time Users Get a Boost According to Huobi, two pools will be […]Huobi OTC Global Users Can Share New Prize Pools Worth 20,000 XRP was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

Categories: XRP|Mining|BTC|Blockchain
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Circle CEO Calls on Global Economies to Coordinate on Crypto Regulation

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire calls on global economies to a coordinate on crypto regulation, focusing especially on ICOs and market manipulation

Categories: ICO|Regulation|Market
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Crypto Collectible Game Announces New Battles. Players Get Paid If They Win

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

Crypto collectible game announces Raid Boss Battles. Players can get together to fight common enemies and earn rewards #SPONSORED

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Cointext Launches SMS Bitcoin Cash Wallet in 4 New Markets

bitcoin.com | 10-23-2018

The Cointext SMS Bitcoin Cash (BCH) wallet continues its rapid expansion around the world. Residents of one more country in South America and three more in Europe now have access to the service, which allows users to send money to mobile phone numbers or BCH addresses without an internet connection, additional accounts or the need […]The post Cointext Launches SMS Bitcoin Cash Wallet in 4 New Markets appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Breaking: Crypto Giants Coinbase and Circle Launch Digital Dollar ‘USDC’

ccn | 10-23-2018

Cryptocurrency exchange and brokerage giant Coinbase has provided a major stamp of approval to one of several recently launched USD-pegged cryptocurrency “stablecoins” seeking to supplant tether (USDT) as the leader in this burgeoning market niche. The San Francisco-based Coinbase on Tuesday announced that, beginning today, customers can buy, sell, send, and receive USD Coin, theThe post Breaking: Crypto Giants Coinbase and Circle Launch Digital Dollar ‘USDC’ appeared first on CCN

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SEC Commissioner: Bitcoin ETF Applicants Should Focus on Liquidity, Custody, Market Surveillance

newsbtc | 10-23-2018

Even amid bearish market conditions, the regulatory status of crypto assets remains a hot-button topic, as global governments attempt to discern how to best approach this emerging market. Leading the charge for fair regulation is arguably the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which has done its best to protect investors from unwarranted financial risk,...The post SEC Commissioner: Bitcoin ETF Applicants Should Focus on Liquidity, Custody, Market Surveillance appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Are Crypto Deniers Living in Denial of a $200-Billion Market?

blokt | 10-23-2018

At the Senate Banking Committee meeting on Oct. 11, the wedges between crypto supporters and deniers grew deeper. The differences became clearer as Coin Center’s research director Peter Van Valkenburg and Dr. Nouriel Roubini, two of the strongest critics of digital currencies, came together. Norbert J. Michel explained in an article on The Hill how crypto […]Are Crypto Deniers Living in Denial of a $200-Billion Market? was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Nasdaq Flirts with Down 10%…in October

yahoofinance | 10-23-2018

The Nasdaq (QQQ) is down 9% this month, but still up 6% YTD.  China (FXI) is down 30% this year.  Germany (DAX) is down 13% this year.  Only Brazil stands out nicely, up 10.5% so far this year.  The DJIA (DIA) is hanging on to a 1% gain while the S&P 500 (SPY) is up just over 1%.  When will the madness end?  And should you be buying into to these daunting charts?

Categories: Asia
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Binance Secures Funding From Singapore Government-Owned Firm

livebitcoinnews | 10-23-2018

Singapore’s government-owned Temasek Holding has made an investment in Binance to open a fiat-to-crypto exchange in the island nation. Binance to Enter Singapore Binance, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges, has received funding from Singapore’s state-owned firm Temasek Holdings. The investment has been made through Vertex Ventures, Temasek’s venture capital arm, to fund the development...The post Binance Secures Funding From Singapore Government-Owned Firm appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Swiss Financial Association Publishes Anti-Money Laundering Standards for Digital Assets

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

The independent Swiss Capital Markets and Technology Association (CMTA) has published anti-money laundering standards for digital assets and DLT in the financial market

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Bear Market Blues: Monero (XMR) Price Unfazed By Decreased Transaction Costs

cryptoglobe | 10-23-2018

Last week Monero released an upgrade that cut transaction costs by 80%. Despite this much-needed fix, the market has not reacted, and the price of Monero (XMR) has barely moved.

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Bitcoin ETF Applicants to SEC: Stop Moving the Goal Posts, Eliminate ICO Double Standard

ccn | 10-23-2018

Earlier this month, representatives from options exchange CBOE, fund provider VanEck, and blockchain startup SolidX met with top Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) brass, and — unsurprisingly — the group’s pending bitcoin ETF application was at the top of the agenda. Bitcoin Market Reaching Maturity In the meeting, which was held on Oct. 9, VanEckThe post Bitcoin ETF Applicants to SEC: Stop Moving the Goal Posts, Eliminate ICO Double Standard appeared first on CCN

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Japan's SBI Group Is Building a New Crypto Exchange Wallet

coindesk | 10-23-2018

Financial services giant SBI Group has partnered with a blockchain security startup to develop a wallet for its crypto exchange VCTRADE.

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Banker: Continuous Establishment of Regulation in Crypto Will Attract Institutions

ccn | 10-23-2018

According to Daniel Santos, a former Standard Chartered executive, one major catalyst that could reverse the current trend of the crypto market is the imposition of positive regulatory frameworks by leading digital asset economies. Earlier this week, the world’s fourth largest asset manager Fidelity Investments introduced a cryptocurrency custodian solution. The unforeseen decision of theThe post Banker: Continuous Establishment of Regulation in Crypto Will Attract Institutions appeared first on CCN

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Government-backed Singaporean Vertex Invests in Binance to Establish a New City Branch

coinspeaker | 10-23-2018

A joint investment between the venture capital arms of Temasek Holding has sponsored the Binance expansion into Singapore. The post Government-backed Singaporean Vertex Invests in Binance to Establish a New City Branch appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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VanEck Says Bitcoin ETF Concerns ‘Resolved’ at Meeting With SEC

bitcoinist | 10-23-2018

Entities seeking to launch a Bitcoin ETF (exchange-traded fund) met with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) October 23 as one commissioner spelled out the expectations in fresh media comments. 5 Key ‘Issues Resolved’ VanEck, which received a rejection of its ETF application in late August, met with the SEC to discuss its status, producing a supporting document outlining five reasons for approval. “Issues identified in disapproval order have been resolved,” it states.  There nowRead MoreThe post VanEck Says Bitcoin ETF Concerns ‘Resolved’ at Meeting With SEC appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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First Major DAPP on Tezos Rebranded: VIAZ.io (Re-Branded from Skynetworld.org)

ccn | 10-23-2018

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. It happens. People have arguments. It’s rarely about who wins or who loses because it’s never that simple. To a greater or lesser extent everyone involved gets hurtThe post First Major DAPP on Tezos Rebranded: VIAZ.io (Re-Branded from Skynetworld.org) appeared first on CCN

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Crypto Market Could Balloon to $2 Trillion in 2 Years

blokt | 10-23-2018

At around $209 billion, the current total capitalization of the cryptocurrency market is way below its all-time high when it reached $818 billion on January 7, 2018, based on data from CoinMarketCap. While previous predictions of a huge market rally after January’s massive correction have not yet materialized, market players are still overwhelmingly optimistic that an […]Crypto Market Could Balloon to $2 Trillion in 2 Years was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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HTC Releases Blockchain Phone, Hopes for Exodus

financemagnates | 10-23-2018

The company wants to take some of the market back from Google and Apple.

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Market Update Oct.23: An Upcoming Altcoin Season?

cryptopotato | 10-23-2018

While Bitcoin is stabilizing around $6400, the Altcoins market enjoys significant volatility. Experience shows that Bitcoin’s stability predicts volatility in the other cryptocurrencies, and this pattern was further strengthened this week. One of the highlights of the week was Ravencoin, which rose around 300% alongside high trading volume. Beyond that, it may be that the […]The post Market Update Oct.23: An Upcoming Altcoin Season? appeared first on CryptoPotato.

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Electronics Giant HTC Announces Presale of Its Blockchain Smartphone Exodus in BTC, ETH

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

Electronics giant HTC launches “early access” to its blockchain smartphone Exodus 1 for about $960 in BTC or ETH, shipping this December

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Albania is Considering Crypto Regulation to Attract Investment

livebitcoinnews | 10-23-2018

Albania is reportedly considering crypto regulations in a bid to attract investment opportunities in the country as well as become a regional hub. Keeping Pace Prime Minister Edi Rama has said that the crypto market can present a lot of opportunities for Albania. As one of the poorest European countries, investment in the industry could...The post Albania is Considering Crypto Regulation to Attract Investment appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Bitfinex Removes 630 Million Tether (USDT) From Crypto Market, As Token Falls Below $1

cryptoglobe | 10-23-2018

A crypto wallet belonging to Bitfinex has now sent approximately 630 million USDT tokens to an addressed identified as “Tether treasury.” Tether’s USDT token appears to be losing its peg to the USD as it had dropped to its all-time low of $.85 on Kraken. USDT is currently trading at around $0.9874 - which suggests that investors might be losing confidence in Tether’s claim that it has enough USD reserves to back its stablecoin.

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The Death of Hype, Amara’s Law and the Crypto-Anarchist Dream

bitcoin.com | 10-23-2018

The hype surrounding blockchain and cryptocurrency has simmered to a dull roar. Last December, the markets spiked as traders drooled over the thought of lining their pockets. They believed they would be billionaires. They had erotic dreams of lambos, mansions, hookers and blow. Many of them embraced a get-rich-quick, shit-brained mentality. They put speculation over […]The post The Death of Hype, Amara’s Law and the Crypto-Anarchist Dream appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Circle Ceo: The World Needs to Speak With One Voice on Cryptocurrency Regulation

blokt | 10-23-2018

Speaking to Reuters in an interview in London, England on Oct. 22, Jeremy Allaire, the chief executive of the Goldman-Sachs backed cryptocurrency startup, Circle, says that the G20 must coordinate on the regulation of cryptocurrencies. So far, the world has been divided on the regulation of the emerging market and major economies have taken divergent […]Circle Ceo: The World Needs to Speak With One Voice on Cryptocurrency Regulation was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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EOS Price Analysis – October 23

cryptoglobe | 10-23-2018

EOS is in consolidation in its short-term outlook. $5.55 was the high the bulls pressure was able to reach before the bears staged a return with the bearish hammer at $5.54.

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Financial Action Task Force’s Crypto Guidelines Set for June 2019

blokt | 10-23-2018

Regulation of cryptocurrencies has been a major problem for countries that want to make use of their unique features. Countries like China and India have a hawkish stance on digital coins and have tried to curb their local crypto markets. The European Union, on the other hand, adopts a flexible approach to digital coins and […]Financial Action Task Force’s Crypto Guidelines Set for June 2019 was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Level Up! 500 Games to Accept Altcoin as Payment for the First Time

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

An altcoin dubbed “the Bitcoin of the gaming industry” is being added as a payment method on Xsolla, a platform with more than 500 games and over 500 million gamers #SPONSORED

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Bitcoin Price Stuck at $6.4K But Eyes Gains Against Altcoins

coindesk | 10-23-2018

Still trading in a narrow range against the dollar, bitcoin is looking strong against ether and could soon pick up the altcoin bid.

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Institutional Herd Will Arrive in Crypto by Q1 2019: Brian Kelly

blokt | 10-23-2018

The cryptocurrency market is highly volatile and has gone through several problems this year. The bear market that started in January has continued for 10 months straight. A large number of crypto enthusiasts, therefore, are waiting for deep-pocketed institutional investors to bring the prices up with their heavy buying power. Now CNBC’s Brian Kelly is […]Institutional Herd Will Arrive in Crypto by Q1 2019: Brian Kelly was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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XRP Daily Trading Signals: 23 October

coinnounce | 10-23-2018

Published on CoinnounceDominant bias for XRP – Ranging Resistance Levels- 0.6000 $0.6500, $0.7000 Support Levels- $0.3500, $0.3000. $0.2500   XRP’s upward journey was temporarily suspended as the cryptocurrency enters into a range-bound market. The struggle for the market control between the bulls and the bears were continued. Neither are ready to give in. $0.4870 in the resistance […]The post XRP Daily Trading Signals: 23 October appeared first on Coinnounce.

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BTC Daily Trading Signals: 23 October

coinnounce | 10-23-2018

Published on CoinnounceDominant bias for Bitcoin (BTC)–Ranging Resistance Levels- $6800, $6900, $7000 Support Levels- $6000, $5900. $5800   BTC continues in a range-bound market. The strong bearish pressure within the range was lost on 20th October after the formation of a bullish spinning top at $6524. The bulls manage a push of BTCUSD to $6660 in the […]The post BTC Daily Trading Signals: 23 October appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Ethereum Classic Price Analysis: ETC/USD Area of Interest Holding

livebitcoinnews | 10-23-2018

Ethereum Classic previously broke below support around 10.500 but is now pulling back to this area of interest. This lines up with the 50% to 61.8% Fibonacci retracement levels, which might be enough to keep gains in check and allow the drop to resume. The 100 SMA is below the longer-term 200 SMA to indicate...The post Ethereum Classic Price Analysis: ETC/USD Area of Interest Holding appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Binance Singapore Gets Funding from Singapore Government’s Venture Fund

financemagnates | 10-23-2018

Vertex Ventures is a branch of Temasek Holdings which is owned by the city-state's government.

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Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis – October 23

cryptoglobe | 10-23-2018

ETH is in a bearish trend in its short-term outlook. The bears' pressure from the head and shoulder of yesterday's analysis saw ETHUSD down to $205.01

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The Daily: Binance to Expand in Singapore, Uphold Launches Loan Service

bitcoin.com | 10-23-2018

In today’s edition of The Daily, we look at a strategic investment that could help Binance to establish a fiat-to-crypto exchange in Singapore. We also focus on a new service that digital payments platform Uphold is launching to lend funds to its clients, as well as a cryptocurrency-backed prepaid card that’s coming to the U.S. […]The post The Daily: Binance to Expand in Singapore, Uphold Launches Loan Service appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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trade.io Effectively Contains Breach of Cold Storage Wallet and Protects TIO Holders

livebitcoinnews | 10-23-2018

At 08:40 EST 20 October 2018, the trade.io security team was alerted to a large transaction originating from our wallet holding 50M Trade Tokens (TIO) owned by trade.io reserved for the liquidity pool. Immediately following the alert, our trade monitoring observed abnormal trading of TIO on external exchanges. These exchanges were immediately alerted to disable...The post trade.io Effectively Contains Breach of Cold Storage Wallet and Protects TIO Holders appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Singapore-Based Vertex Ventures Funds Binance Crypto-To-Fiat Foray

newsbtc | 10-23-2018

On early Monday morning, Changpeng Zhao, the world-renowned chief executive of Binance, announced that he was going to reveal “one more piece of good news” for his 233,000 Twitter followers. Just 12 hours after his tweet, which he jokingly referred to as a “pre-announcement of an announcement,” Bloomberg divulged that Vertex Ventures had invested in the popular...The post Singapore-Based Vertex Ventures Funds Binance Crypto-To-Fiat Foray appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Chinese Mining Giant Bitmain’s New Firmware Update Reignites AsicBoost Controversy

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

Major Bitcoin mining manufacturer Bitmain’s ‘Overt AsicBoost’ update sparks fresh controversy

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Use of Blockchain in Major Industries by Numbers: Retail, Manufacturing, Finance, and Others

cointelegraph | 10-23-2018

Valuation of blockchain technology in leading markets: blockchain in retail to grow fastest to $2.3 billion

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Bitcoin Price Watch: Break Below $6,390 Could Accelerate Losses

newsbtc | 10-23-2018

Key Points Bitcoin price is trading above the important $6,390 support area against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted major bullish trend line is intact with support at $6,390 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price must stay above the $6,390 support to avoid a downside break. Bitcoin price...The post Bitcoin Price Watch: Break Below $6,390 Could Accelerate Losses appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Vertex Ventures Invests in Binance's Initiative to Launch Digital Asset Exchange in Singapore

cryptoglobe | 10-23-2018

Vertex Ventures, a group of venture capital funds focused on IT and health care, has invested in digital currency exchange Binance. The investment will go toward launching a Singapore-based fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange. Vertex Ventures, a subsidiary of Singapore’s state investment company, Temasek Holdings, has not yet disclosed the amount of funds invested. Notably, the funding is part of a “joint investment” between its offices in China and its business operations in India and the Southeast Asia region.

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Tron Price Analysis: TRX/USD Trends of October 23–29, 2018

coinspeaker | 10-23-2018

In case the support level of $0.022 hold, the Tron price will bounce to the north and the trader should seek the opportunity to set up a long tradeThe post Tron Price Analysis: TRX/USD Trends of October 23–29, 2018 appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Bitcoin Price Analysis Oct.23: a Temp Stability?

cryptopotato | 10-23-2018

Following our recent BTC price analysis, Bitcoin is still “boring”. Traders are not used to this kind of stability that carries almost no trading volume at all. For the long term, a stable Bitcoin is good for the mass adoption. Less for daily traders. Now what? The overall picture stays pretty much the same. Bollinger […]The post Bitcoin Price Analysis Oct.23: a Temp Stability? appeared first on CryptoPotato.

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Official Announcement: trade.io Contains Breach of Cold Storage Hardware Wallet, Protecting TIO Holders

coinspeaker | 10-23-2018

At 08:40 EST 20 October 2018, the trade.io security team was alerted to a large transaction originating from our wallet holding 50M Trade Tokens (TIO) owned by trade.io reserved for the liquidity pool.The post Official Announcement: trade.io Contains Breach of Cold Storage Hardware Wallet, Protecting TIO Holders appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Report: Bitcoin is Less Volatile Than Amazon, Netflix, and Nvidia

newsbtc | 10-23-2018

Historically, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have been criticized for their volatility, a trait which is often cited as a hurdle for crypto adoption in terms of real-world usage and increased interest from institutional investors. But according to new data, the No. 1 digital currency by market cap is actually less volatile than some of the largest...The post Report: Bitcoin is Less Volatile Than Amazon, Netflix, and Nvidia appeared first on NewsBTC.

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ESMA Advised to Extend Existing Law to Include Cryptocurrency

financemagnates | 10-23-2018

The Securities and Markets Stakeholders Group provides ESMA with technical advice on policy implementation.

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Singapore Govt-Owned Venture Firm Invests in Crypto Giant Binance

ccn | 10-23-2018

The investment fund owned by the Government of Singapore is funding Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, toward its expansion in the city-state. Vertex Ventures, a subsidiary of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings, has announced ‘a strategic investment in Binance’ that will see the two entities jointly establish Binance Singapore in the country. TheThe post Singapore Govt-Owned Venture Firm Invests in Crypto Giant Binance appeared first on CCN

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Module Blockchain Reaches Soft Cap, Gears Up for Further Development

coinspeaker | 10-23-2018

Module, the blockchain data and DApps platform, has just announced that on October 17, 2018 they have successfully reached their established soft cap of $5M.The post Module Blockchain Reaches Soft Cap, Gears Up for Further Development appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Are Bears Regaining Control?

livebitcoinnews | 10-23-2018

Bitcoin could be due to resume its slide as it hit resistance at the top of a short-term descending channel visible on the 1-hour time frame. Applying the Fib extension tool shows the next potential downside targets. The 38.2-50% levels are around the mid-channel area of interest at $6,500 while the 78.6% level is closer...The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Are Bears Regaining Control? appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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