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White House to Pit XRP Against Bitcoin Fearing China’s Mining Dominance

newsbtc | 10-16-2018

The U.S. administration is interested in pitting Ripple’s centralized XRP token against Bitcoin to tackle China’s crypto dominance. Cory Johnson, Ripple’s new chief marketing strategies, told Breaker Magazine that the White House is researching the consequence of China’s Bitcoin mining dominance, which currently amounts to over 80 percent. The digital currency’s mounting popularity among millennials...The post White House to Pit XRP Against Bitcoin Fearing China’s Mining Dominance appeared first on NewsBTC.

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US SEC Halts Fraudulent ICO That Falsely Claimed to Be ‘Approved and Registered’ by the Securities Watchdog

blokt | 10-16-2018

Fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs) are becoming a permanent feature in the crypto sphere. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reported on Oct. 11 that it obtained an emergency court order to halt a planned fraudulent ICO claiming to be the “first [U.S.] licensed and regulated tokenized cryptocurrency exchange and index fund.” The SEC […]US SEC Halts Fraudulent ICO That Falsely Claimed to Be ‘Approved and Registered’ by the Securities Watchdog was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Ethereum Foundation Issues $3 Million in New Grants

bitcoinmagazine | 10-16-2018

The Ethereum Foundation has awarded a total of $2.86 million to 20 different projects in Wave IV of its Grant Program.Announced at the beginning of 2018, the foundation began the new year with a resolution to fund promising projects that develop on Ethereum. Since the program’s launch, the foundation has committed over $14 million to 72 projects, the majority of which has gone to startups focused on scaling, with security and user experience receiving the next most in funding. The latest wave of capital allocation keeps with the familiar theme of scalability, though it also concentrates almost equally on developer experience projects. Securing $500,000, Status’ Nimbus, an Ethereum 2.0 sharding client, is tied alongside Prysmatic Labs’ Eth 2.0 Prysm client for attracting the most funding. These two are followed by the $420,000 accrued by Spankchain, Kyokan and Connext for a collective project, originally unveiled at DevCon 4, focused on a non-custodial payment channel. To the tune of $375,000, the third largest grant was awarded to Prototypal​​ for “[front-end] state channel research and development.”Honorable mentions include the $250,000 allocated to Finality Labs​​’ work on forward-time locked contracts (FTLC) and with a like amount given to Kyokan to develop cash and debit plugins for Plasma, an Ethereum payment channel solution in the same vein as Lightning.For developer experience, TrueBlocks secur...

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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.

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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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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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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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Market Update Oct.16: Tether’s madness and the upcoming regulation

cryptopotato | 10-16-2018

After last week we reported the relative stability in the crypto market, the action was not overdue, and the volatility that characterizes the market has taken its toll. After a correction on Wall Street, there was also a drop in the currency market, and it appears that the correlation between these markets is positive, compared […]The post Market Update Oct.16: Tether’s madness and the upcoming regulation appeared first on CryptoPotato.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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CryptoCompare releases taxonomy report for cryptoassets

cryptonewsreview | 10-16-2018

CryptoCompare has released its Cryptoasset Taxonomy Report, which aims to help regulators and investors to differentiate between assets based on legal, economic and technological factors. The report is an independent classification of cryptoassets based on global data from CryptoCompare, and provides analysis of more than 200 assets based on 30 groupings including regulation, market cap […]The post CryptoCompare releases taxonomy report for cryptoassets appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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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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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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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.

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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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Blockfolio: Cryptocurrency App Raises $11.5 Million in Series Funding From Notable Investors

blokt | 10-16-2018

If the lineup of its investors measures the success of a start-up, then Blockfolio, a start-up that developed an app that tracks crypto portfolio, is in the right direction. Blockfolio reported on Oct. 11 that it raised $11.5 million in a Series A round funding led by Pantera Capital, one of the most well-known and earliest […]Blockfolio: Cryptocurrency App Raises $11.5 Million in Series Funding From Notable Investors was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Looking Past ESMA, A Time to ‘Refocus on Growth’

financemagnates | 10-16-2018

As MT5 deployment is nearing full scale, Tom Higgins discusses the most pressing questions in the field of FX tech

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The Daily: Tether Regains Ground, Coinbase Does Dublin

bitcoin.com | 10-16-2018

Today’s edition of The Daily starts where Monday’s left off: by looking at the latest on Tether, whose stablecoin anchors so much of the cryptoconomy. In related news, we detail Bitfinex’s banking situation and reveal why Coinbase has chosen Dublin to be its European headquarters. Also read: Tether Sheds Its Peg Tether Regains Ground The […]The post The Daily: Tether Regains Ground, Coinbase Does Dublin appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Will XRP Be Trump’s Answer to China?

financemagnates | 10-16-2018

Ripple strategist says that Washington is doing its homework on XRP, concerned about foreign control.

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

cryptoglobe | 10-16-2018

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 global climate catastrophe. In a scathing article published on October 12, the blog calls for the “death” of bitcoin.

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Monero Price Analysis: XMR/USD Bullish Reversal Formation

livebitcoinnews | 10-16-2018

Monero could be done with its slide as it forms an inverted head and shoulders pattern, which is seen as a classic bullish reversal signal. Price has yet to break past the neckline resistance around $130 to confirm that an uptrend is underway. The 100 SMA is below the longer-term 200 SMA to indicate that...The post Monero Price Analysis: XMR/USD Bullish Reversal Formation appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Over 100,000 ATMs Now Let You Buy Bitcoin With a Debit Card in the U.S.

bitcoinist | 10-16-2018

Debit card Bitcoin purchase via regular ATMs are now a reality in the United States. This development foregrounds the recent partnership between Genmega and LibertyX. The collaboration allows people to buy Bitcoin from numerous cash machines using their debit cards. Buy Bitcoin Using Debit Cards Via ATM According to a press release published by Finextra on Monday, October 15, 2018, all Genmega ATMs in the country are now essentially Bitcoin ATMs. Based on the partnership, Genmega ATMsRead MoreThe post Over 100,000 ATMs Now Let You Buy Bitcoin With a Debit Card in the U.S. appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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

coindesk | 10-16-2018

Bitcoin's recovery from three-week lows has kept a key long-term moving average support intact.

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Bitcoin Price Analysis Oct.16: Where are we after yesterday’s madness?

cryptopotato | 10-16-2018

Some will say it’s “business as usual”, others will say that yesterday is a turning point. Whether to the bullish side (with the breaking of the long-term descending line) or to the bearish side (Tether is likely to cause significant damages to the crypto industry). What is for sure is that we can’t rely anymore […]The post Bitcoin Price Analysis Oct.16: Where are we after yesterday’s madness? appeared first on CryptoPotato.

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