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Why Has Ripple Been In The News So Often Lately?

cryptoinsider | 10-16-2018

Ripple with its XRP token has been the topic of much discussion the past several weeks. So what's going on with the world's top love/hate project?The post Why Has Ripple Been In The News So Often Lately? appeared first on Crypto Insider.

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LiveJasmin Partners With PumaPay so Customers Can Pay Using Cryptos

blokt | 10-16-2018

The adult entertainment sector has been one of the first adopters of technology, especially when it makes the lives of their customers easier and provides more anonymity. Now popular adult live streaming website LiveJasmin is partnering with PumaPay to utilize the latter’s open-source blockchain-based billing protocol that will allow users to make cryptocurrency payments. PumaPay also […]LiveJasmin Partners With PumaPay so Customers Can Pay Using Cryptos was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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

cryptoglobe | 10-16-2018

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 as part of a panel on investing at Bloomberg's Institutional Crypto conference in New York City. This article highlights some of his most interesting comments.

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Bitfinex Introduces Top Secret Banking System

bitcoin.com | 10-16-2018

Bitfinex has restored the ability of customers to make fiat currency deposits. Details of its new deposit system remain shrouded in secrecy, however, with the exchange going to extraordinary lengths to conceal the identity of the bank(s) in question. Its “distributed” system, designed to circumvent censorship, has brought the critics out in full force. Also […]The post Bitfinex Introduces Top Secret Banking System appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: Exchange|USDT|Fiat|BTC
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Australian State of New South Wales Mandates Land Registry Shift to Blockchain by 2019

cointelegraph | 10-16-2018

The Australian state of New South Wales is set to complete a proof-of-concept for a blockchain-based land registry system by summer 2019

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Tezos Surges 15% Amidst Market Recovery and Kraken Listing

newsbtc | 10-16-2018

Tezos (XTZ) surged 15% over the past 24 hours amidst a general cryptocurrency market recovery and its recent listing on Kraken. The cryptocurrency has been one of worst affected by the market crash, falling over 90% since its one year high it reached in December. Despite being one of the worst major altcoins affected by...The post Tezos Surges 15% Amidst Market Recovery and Kraken Listing appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Former Coinbase Employee to Join Bakkt Team

blokt | 10-16-2018

The team is one part of cryptocurrency projects that is often underestimated. If we look at the recent listing of 0x Project to Coinbase Pro, three of the five advisors are former Coinbase employees. Bakkt is one project that is taking the team into account. The project announced yesterday that it would be adding former […]Former Coinbase Employee to Join Bakkt Team was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Ethereum Foundation Makes A Splash With Wave 4 Grants

ethnews.com | 10-16-2018

Various individuals and organizations within the Ethereum community have received funds for their projects, with a large slice of the pie going to the mobile Dapp browsing provider Status.

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Roger Ver aka Bitcoin Jesus Joined Azbit Exchange as a New Member of Advisory Board

coinspeaker | 10-16-2018

Early Bitcoin investor Roger Ver has sparked the rumors going around the launch of a self-owned exchange, as the cryptocurrency enthusiast joined the advisory board of Azbit exchange.The post Roger Ver aka Bitcoin Jesus Joined Azbit Exchange as a New Member of Advisory Board appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Nouriel Roubini Attacks Blockchain in Latest Rant

bitcoin.com | 10-16-2018

NYU economics professor Nouriel Roubini, commonly known as Dr. Doom in mainstream financial media circles, is a long-established Bitcoin and cryptocurrency skeptic. In his latest rant he focuses on blockchain technology and the people promoting it. Also Read: Research: Corporations Fail to Deliver on Blockchain Hype, Scalability a Top Concern Greedy White Men Roubini, who […]The post Nouriel Roubini Attacks Blockchain in Latest Rant appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Fidelity Just Removed ‘Huge Obstacle’ to Investing in Cryptocurrencies

bitcoinist | 10-16-2018

Here is why the cryptocurrency space was largely “impressed” by Fidelity Investments announcing it will offer its 27 million customers a way to store and trade digital currencies.  Fidelity Unveils ‘Fidelity Digital Assets’ Currently, Fidelity manages $7.2 trillion dollars, making it the fourth largest asset manager in the world. It is the leader in the United States when it comes to 401(k) retirement savings plans, and is one of the largest 403(b) retirement plan providers for not-for-profitRead MoreThe post Fidelity Just Removed ‘Huge Obstacle’ to Investing in Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Coinbase Opens Office in Dublin to Serve the European Market

livebitcoinnews | 10-16-2018

The leading cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, has announced the opening of its new office in Dublin, the Irish capital city. Firm Starts European Operations Coinbase, the U.S.-based leading cryptocurrency exchange, has been working aggressively to grow its business. As part of its growth strategy, the company has taken multiple steps, including the launch of services for...The post Coinbase Opens Office in Dublin to Serve the European Market appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Roubini’s Temper Out of Control – Possible Liability for Defamation, Suggests Government Enforcement Defense Lawyer

blokt | 10-16-2018

Call it an emotional outburst or a deliberate ploy to get his point across, Nouriel Roubini, aka Dr. Doom, seems to be shooting (metaphorically, of course) in the general direction of anyone who disagrees with his take on the crypto economy. At this point, it wouldn’t probably be much of an exaggeration to call some […]Roubini’s Temper Out of Control – Possible Liability for Defamation, Suggests Government Enforcement Defense Lawyer was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Mike Novogratz: Bitcoin Rally Likely to Start in 2019

coinspeaker | 10-16-2018

Novogratz said that the arrival of institutional players has taken a little longer than expected. As a result, he cuts down on Bitcoin price prediction to below $10000 by the year-end. The post Mike Novogratz: Bitcoin Rally Likely to Start in 2019 appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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

cryptoglobe | 10-16-2018

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 president of marketing and communications. The news provides the first major indication regarding the scale of adoption experienced by the Ethereum-based stablecoin since it received regulatory approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) in September.

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Fifth Largest Crypto Exchange Huobi Lists Four USD-Backed Stablecoins, Following OKEx

cointelegraph | 10-16-2018

World’s 5th largest crypto exchange Huobi follows OKEx in listing four USD-backed stablecoins for deposit starting friday

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

ccn | 10-16-2018

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 with Coinbase, the biggest crypto-to-fiat exchange in the global market, Fidelity enabled its clients to track investments in major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum throughThe post What Led the World’s Largest Brokerage to Fully Integrate Crypto After 1 Year of Testing? appeared first on CCN

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Reshape Blockchain Security With BlockSafe Technologies - [BTC Media Sponsor]

bitcoinmagazine | 10-16-2018

In today’srapidly advancing world of blockchain innovation, it’s no secret that cryptocurrencywallets, exchanges and enterprise platforms are targets for nefarious activity.Underscoring this threat are three notable hacks and accompanying losses forinvestors in recent history: Mt. Gox (650,000 BTC lost), Bitfinex (120,000 BTClost) and DAO Ethereum ($50 million lost). At the epicenterof efforts to thwart the proliferation of these intrusions is BlockSafe Technologies. A U.S. company with headquarters in Edison, New Jersey, BlockSafe is a subsidiary company of StrikeForceTechnologies, Inc., a leading cybersecurity solutions provider for corporations,government agencies and consumers that has been in business over 18 years. According toBlockSafe, most hacks involve wallets compromised by malware, where keyloggersare used to obtain secret codes and clipboard information is used to redirectdestination addresses. Once a wallet has been hacked, getting money returned oreven the prospect of legal recourse has always proven next to impossible. BlockSafeemploys a multipronged approach that locks down the decentralized ecosystemalong the three primary exposure points of wallets, exchanges and privateblockchains. Through a comprehensive set of solutions, BlockSafe provides astable approach for today’s topsy-turvy blockchain ecosystem at its two higheston-ramps of vulnerability: user authentication and interaction. ...

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Coinfloor Obtains DLT Provider License in Gibraltar

bitcoin.com | 10-16-2018

Coinfloor, the oldest operational cryptocurrency exchange in the U.K., has become the first company to secure a distributed ledger technology (DLT) license in Gibraltar. Also Read: 19 Companies Licensed to Operate Crypto Exchanges in Philippine Economic Zone British Overseas Territory Recognizes First Offshore Crypto Entity The London-based crypto exchange, which is backed by Transferwise founder Taavet […]The post Coinfloor Obtains DLT Provider License in Gibraltar appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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How the Dutch Are Setting an Example in Blockchain Adoption

blokt | 10-16-2018

Numerous technology giants are showing interest in blockchain technology. However, governments are still cautious about laying their hands on distributed ledgers. Low blockchain literacy and apprehensions about the implications of this technology could be at the heart of this approach. The Netherlands, on the other hand, has dived into the world of blockchains and is […]How the Dutch Are Setting an Example in Blockchain Adoption was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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

ccn | 10-16-2018

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 per second over a sustained period of time. These results place the platform above peak US equity trading volumes according to the DTCC. Founded inThe post 27,000 Txn/s: Digital Asset Blockchain Beats Wall Street Bookkeeper’s Minimum Scale appeared first on CCN

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Abu Dhabi, Belgium Ports Collaborate on Blockchain Trade Pilot

coindesk | 10-16-2018

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

cryptoglobe | 10-16-2018

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 Grants Team released its fourth wave of grants. A total of $2.86 million was awarded to 20 different developers or startups for work on client diversity, scalability, usability, security, and simply for building tools.

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Speculation Increases for Icon [ICX] With Burn Approaching

blokt | 10-16-2018

Icon was one of the projects which many traders and investors were optimistic about at the start of the year. But Icon got swept up in the bear market with other cryptocurrencies, decreasing from above $12 in January to around $0.70 today. Talk about the project has been reignited with a number of significant events […]Speculation Increases for Icon [ICX] With Burn Approaching was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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The Week: Tether Panic, Fidelity and US Senate Showdown

cryptoglobe | 10-16-2018

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 and most notably Fidelity will launch crypto custody and brokerage solutions for institutional investors. Nouriel Roubini aka 'Dr Doom' spoke at the US Senate hearing alongside Peter Van Valkenburgh, Director of Research at Coin Center.

Categories: USDT|Regulation|BTC|Trading
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Bitfinex Reopens Deposits but Stays Silent About Bank Arrangements

bitcoinist | 10-16-2018

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex confirmed it has reopened fiat currency deposits for all users October 16th, while remaining secretive about changes in its banking relationships. ‘New, Improved And Increasingly Resilient’ In a blog post, the exchange, which on Thursday began restricting deposits for certain users, said it had finished implementing what it described as “a new, improved and increasingly resilient fiat depositing system.” “This new process will once again allow KYC-verified users from around the worldRead MoreThe post Bitfinex Reopens Deposits but Stays Silent About Bank Arrangements appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Steve Wozniak Joins a Blockchain Firm as Co-Founder

livebitcoinnews | 10-16-2018

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been named co-founder of blockchain-based venture capital firm Equi Global. Looking to Disrupt the Venture Capital Industry Steve Wozniak,  co-founder of Apple, has formally joined a blockchain-based venture capital firm, Equi Global, as co-founder. Live Bitcoin News had reported about Wozniak’s plans to get involved with the controversial start-up in...The post Steve Wozniak Joins a Blockchain Firm as Co-Founder appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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The Most Mysterious Company in Blockchain to Launch at Devcon

trustnodes | 10-16-2018

100 miles of land to build a sandbox? Far more than Musk’s Tesla next door in Nevada’s industrial park northeast of Reno. Enough for a city, but it’s not for...The post The Most Mysterious Company in Blockchain to Launch at Devcon appeared first on Trustnodes.

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Sony to launch blockchain-based platform for digital rights management

cryptonewsreview | 10-16-2018

Business and tech giant Sony has announced a blockchain-based digital rights management (DRM) system, in order to authenticate its rights data. The company is ‘contemplating’ the use cases for the system for information management and data distribution across a range of different fields, an official release states. Sony said: “Today, advances in technologies for digital […]The post Sony to launch blockchain-based platform for digital rights management appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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Charles Hoskinson and Ken Kodama Address Cardano Community in Open Letter

blokt | 10-16-2018

Cardano is one of the most promising projects in the blockchain sector. It is not just reimagining how blockchains work but also changing the world of digital currencies. In a new open letter, IOHK and Emurgo chiefs shared their opinions on Cardano. IOHK and Emurgo are engaged in developing and managing the Cardano blockchain, along with […]Charles Hoskinson and Ken Kodama Address Cardano Community in Open Letter was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Australian State Eyes Blockchain Upgrade for Property Transactions

coindesk | 10-16-2018

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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AI-Driven Platform ‘Outperformed Stock Markets’ – And Now, It Is Focusing On Crypto

cointelegraph | 10-16-2018

An established fintech company is launching an AI-driven trading platform for crypto that aims to “ignore hype and avoid boom and bust cycles” #SPONSORED

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

cryptoglobe | 10-16-2018

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 very bullish for bitcoin.

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Ripple’s Digital Currency XRP Maintains Bullish Movements

blokt | 10-16-2018

The market leader Bitcoin increased significantly yesterday moving from around $6200 to approximately $6850. It since retraced to $6450 and has been trading on low volume since then. Ripple’s digital currency XRP is one of the few coins to follow up with bullish movements today. The catalyst for this follow-up in appreciation is likely to be positive […]Ripple’s Digital Currency XRP Maintains Bullish Movements was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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

ccn | 10-16-2018

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 exchanges is approximately 6430-fiat. Meanwhile, on Tether exchanges like BitFinex, the same forex rate is above 6700-fiat. The strange trading activity, which started surfacing onThe post Spread between BTC/USD and BTC/USDT Crosses $300 appeared first on CCN

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Cryptocurrency Exchange CoinCola Partners With Dash as It Launches in Venezuela

blokt | 10-16-2018

Hong Kong based cryptocurrency exchange CoinCola is taking its global expansion campaign seriously and as a result, has partnered with Dash to enter the Venezuelan crypto market through multiple promotional deals running from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31. The cryptocurrency exchange partnered with Dash because of the cryptocurrency’s large footprint in the Venezuelan crypto market. A […]Cryptocurrency Exchange CoinCola Partners With Dash as It Launches in Venezuela was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Un-Stablecoin? What the Recent USDT Price Dip Means for the Industry

financemagnates | 10-16-2018

What does Tether's downward price movement signal for the coin and the industry?

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Japan: Messaging Giant LINE Launches Trading of Its LINK Token on Native Exchange

cointelegraph | 10-16-2018

Officials at Japanese messaging giant LINE confirm native LINK token trading is now live

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50 Indian Traders Share Thoughts on Investing, RBI Ban, Future of Crypto in India

bitcoin.com | 10-16-2018

Fifty traders who use Indian crypto exchange Instashift have shared their thoughts on the current crypto environment in India. Most of them said that they “hodl” and would continue to invest in crypto despite regulatory uncertainty. Also read: RBI Argues Supreme Court Should Not Interfere With Its Crypto Decision Most Respondents Are Hodlers A survey was […]The post 50 Indian Traders Share Thoughts on Investing, RBI Ban, Future of Crypto in India appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Will Fidelity satisfy the institutional bitcoin glut?

cryptoinsider | 10-16-2018

Despite the bear market that began eight months ago, there is one niche that never slowed down; bitcoin OTC (over the counter) trades, or block trades, as some prefer to call it.  Throughout this time, I have had institutional clients looking to buy anywhere from 100,000 btc up to 1,000,000 btc. The bitcoin price movement […]The post Will Fidelity satisfy the institutional bitcoin glut? appeared first on Crypto Insider.

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Bitcoin Continues to Trade at Premium on Bitfinex After Tether Crash

blokt | 10-16-2018

Bitcoin is trading at a 4-5% premium on Bitfinex after the USD-pegged stable coin USD Tether (USDT) crashed. USD made a move down to a low of 0.85 but has since retraced to 0.955, decreasing the premium seen on Bitfinex. Bitcoin is trading around $6450 on Coinbase. After a sharp increase yesterday, today’s candle is […]Bitcoin Continues to Trade at Premium on Bitfinex After Tether Crash was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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“An Extremely High Percentage” of Institutional Investors Interested in Crypto Says Fidelity’s Jessop

trustnodes | 10-16-2018

Tom Jessop, Fidelity Investments head of corporate business development and digital assets, said an internal survey of institutional investors showed there is “an extremely high percentage interested in this space.” His...The post “An Extremely High Percentage” of Institutional Investors Interested in Crypto Says Fidelity’s Jessop appeared first on Trustnodes.

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BlockFi Now Offers Litecoin and Gemini Stablecoin-Backed Loan Options

bitcoinmagazine | 10-16-2018

Crypto-to-USD lender BlockFi has announced that it will support loans backed by both Litecoin and Gemini’s recent stablecoin token GUSD. This is the first time the company is expanding to accept collateral in one of the crypto industry’s top-10 assets besides bitcoin and ether. In addition, BlockFi is also the first crypto-backed lender to support loans backed by GUSD.Founded in 2017, BlockFi offers both debt and credit products and seeks to bring liquidity to the cryptocurrency space. Based in New York, the company operates in over 40 states and is backed by some of the country’s leading financial firms including PJC and ConsenSys Ventures, as well as Galaxy Digital Ventures LLC, which provided the company with nearly $53 million in capital during a funding round in July 2018. This marked the first investment into crypto-backed loans from an institutional enterprise. Zac Prince is the company CEO. Speaking with Bitcoin Magazine, he said that BlockFi’s acceptance of Litecoin was a “logical first step” toward supporting most — if not all — of the world’s top 10 cryptocurrencies. “Litecoin was recently added to Gemini and has a long history of price appreciation,” he commented. “Having large, imbedded capital gains is one of the motivating factors for considering a loan backed by crypto. Litecoin also has strong liquidity with USD pairs in multiple trading venues.” With the addition of GUSD, BlockFi can o...

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Telegram Plans to Launch Test Version of Its Blockchain Platform TON this Autumn

coinspeaker | 10-16-2018

Telegram reveals its plans to launch TON test version by the end of Autumn 2018.The post Telegram Plans to Launch Test Version of Its Blockchain Platform TON this Autumn appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Institutional Interest in Crypto During Bearish Times is Bullish

newsbtc | 10-16-2018

An oversold market makes the best time to enter. And experts believe it is happening with crypto industry as it retains a yearly bearish bias. The significant dip seen in 2018, followed by consecutive strong rebounds from a specific bottom area has upped medium-term bullish sentiments in the crypto market. Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency with the highest dominance,...The post Institutional Interest in Crypto During Bearish Times is Bullish appeared first on NewsBTC.

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The US Is Behind the Curve on Cryptocurrency Adoption, Says WEF Blockchain Head

livebitcoinnews | 10-16-2018

Sheila Warren believes the United States is behind the curve on cryptocurrency payment adoption. The head of the World Economic Forum’s blockchain policy unit says the maturity of the e-commerce arena in Asia has the U.S. playing second fiddle. Asia Leads the World in Cryptocurrency Payment Technology In an op-ed published on CNN Business on...The post The US Is Behind the Curve on Cryptocurrency Adoption, Says WEF Blockchain Head appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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

coindesk | 10-16-2018

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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Hong Kong Explores Different Ways of Regulating Cryptocurrency Exchange Platforms

blokt | 10-16-2018

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is keen on exploring different ways to regulate cryptocurrency exchange platforms operating in Hong Kong to protect retail investors. According to a South China Morning Post (SCMP) article published on Oct. 15, the Hong Kong watchdog believes that a total ban is not effective and it is […]Hong Kong Explores Different Ways of Regulating Cryptocurrency Exchange Platforms was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

Categories: Asia|Exchange|BTC|Blockchain|Business
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TokenInsight Raises Multimillion-Dollar Funding From Blockchain Venture Capital Firms

blokt | 10-16-2018

TokenInsight, Inc., an independent, third-party data analytics organization that provides ratings for blockchain companies, announced on Oct. 10 that it managed to raise a multimillion-dollar investment in a Series A financing round. How TokenInsight Plans to Utilize Funding The fundraising was led by Matrix Partners, a Chinese venture capital firm, and notable participants, including Draper Dragon, Fenbushi […]TokenInsight Raises Multimillion-Dollar Funding From Blockchain Venture Capital Firms was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Kenyan Government to Use Blockchain to Distribute Affordable Housing

ccn | 10-16-2018

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 will finance the initiative under the Finance Act 2018, and it plans to create an efficient allocation of the houses to those who need it … ContinuedThe post Kenyan Government to Use Blockchain to Distribute Affordable Housing appeared first on CCN

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