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IBM’s Blockchain Patents: From Food-Tracking and Shipping to IoT and Security Solutions

cointelegraph | 10-15-2018

IBM’s 89 blockchain patents, or how the company has set an impressive pace to catch for tech giants in the decentralized space

Categories: Blockchain|Technology
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‘Too Many Disappointing ICOs’. Crypto Payment Startup Launches With ‘No Funding’ Strategy

cointelegraph | 10-15-2018

A blockchain-based startup which aims to make crypto payments more prolific has embraced a no funding strategy – launching with an array of features #SPONSORED

Categories: ICO|Blockchain|Sponsored
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Hong Kong’s Security Watchdog to Propose Crypto Regulation, Chairman Says

cointelegraph | 10-15-2018

The chairman of Hong Kong’s securities watchdog — who is about to retire — announces possible regulation for crypto exchanges

Categories: Asia|Regulation
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MasterCard, VISA to Classify Crypto, ICOs as ‘High Risk,’ Increase Monitoring, Sources Say

cointelegraph | 10-15-2018

Payment giants MasterCard and VISA will soon group cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) jurisdictions in a new “high risk” category, sources say

Categories: ICO|BTC
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Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Faces ‘Consensus Issue’ in Testing

cointelegraph | 10-15-2018

Ethereum’s Constantinople hard fork reportedly saw a “consensus issue” in testing this weekend, devs report launch to be postponed until 2019

Categories: ETH|Mining|Blockchain
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Nouriel “Dr. Doom” Roubini: “99 Percent of Cryptocurrencies are Worth Zero”

cointelegraph | 10-14-2018

Mr. Roubini on why he doesn’t believe in smart contracts, Ethereum is a scam, and the fact that he might want to give the industry another try

Categories: ETH|Blockchain
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Crypto Market Keeps Its Balance After Recent Sell-Off, Bitcoin Above $6,300

cointelegraph | 10-14-2018

Crypto markets keep their balance after the recent sell-off, most of the top 20 coins by market cap see slight growth today, with Bitcoin above $6,300

Categories: Market|BTC|ETH|XRP|Altcoin
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Hodler’s Digest, October 8-14: Ran Neuner Thinks BTC’s Price Will ‘Explode,’ While Research Predicts Market Will ‘Implode’

cointelegraph | 10-14-2018

Venezuelans need Petro to pay passport fees, Roger Ver considers getting a crypto exchange, and more in this week’s Hodler’s Digest

Categories: BTC|Exchange|Market|Trading
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Why Mastercard's Multi-Blockchain Might Be a New Step In the Patent Race

cointelegraph | 10-14-2018

Mastercard is being ambitious about blockchain: secures another patent, opens up new jobs to study technology

Categories: Blockchain|Technology
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The European Blockchain Partnership Finds Europe Getting Serious About Distributed Ledger Technology

cointelegraph | 10-14-2018

Here’s why the European Blockchain Partnership is a big step towards widespread blockchain adoption

Categories: Blockchain|Technology|Wallet
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Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: TRON, Bitcoin, Litecoin, EOS, Cardano

cointelegraph | 10-13-2018

Take a look at top 5 performers of this week and check what to do with them next

Categories: LTC|ADA|BTC|Altcoin
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Nouriel Roubini Versus Blockchain: Notes from the Senate Floor

cointelegraph | 10-13-2018

‘Dr. Doom’ didn’t miss another chance to bash crypto – but he faced a worthy opposition.

Categories: ICO|Regulation|Blockchain
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Amidst Mixed Price Action, Half of Top Ten Cryptos See Green

cointelegraph | 10-13-2018

Crypto markets are seeing a mix of red and green, with 10 out of top 20 coins by market cap growing by less than 2 percent each

Categories: Market|BTC|ETH|XRP|Trading
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Unconfirmed: TRON to Partner with ‘China’s Google,’ Baidu

cointelegraph | 10-13-2018

News service Coinness claims that crypto platform TRON is about to partner with China’s Internet giant Baidu, citing private correspondence with the former’s team

Categories: BTC|Blockchain|Altcoin
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South Korean Financial Regulator Reaffirms Negative Stance on ICOs and Crypto

cointelegraph | 10-13-2018

The chairman of Korea’s Financial Services Commission has reiterated his negative position on ICOs and digital currencies, though he does not deny the potential of blockchain

Categories: ICO|Blockchain
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World Bank President: Distributed Ledger Technology Has ‘Huge Potential’

cointelegraph | 10-13-2018

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has stated that blockchain technology has “huge potential” that can help the organization “leapfrog generations of bad practice”

Categories: Regulation|Blockchain|Technology|Fiat|Wallet
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US Regulator Issues Cease and Desist Orders Against Three Crypto Promoters

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

A North Dakota Securities Commissioner issued enforcement actions against three crypto promoters for violating securities law

Categories: Regulation|ICO|Altcoin
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Former Economic Adviser to US President Trump Joins Blockchain Startup Board

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

A former chief economic adviser to U.S. Pres. Donald Trump has joined the board of blockchain-related tech company Spring Labs

Categories: Blockchain|Regulation|Technology
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Prime Suspect in $24 Million Bitcoin Scam Arrested in Thailand

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

The top suspect in a $24 million Bitcoin scam has been detained by Thai authorities at a Bangkok airport after being on the lam for 2 months

Categories: BTC
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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price Analysis, October 12

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

Markets have recently seen another sharp slump, but do chart patterns predict an even deeper fall, or a sharp rebound? Let’s find out

Categories: BTC|ETH|LTC|XMR|XRP
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Ex-Coinbase Executive Adam White Joins ICE’s Crypto Platform Bakkt, Sources Say

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

Coinbase’s veteran executive is now reportedly joining the Intercontinental Exchange’s crypto trading platform Bakkt

Categories: BTC|Trading
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Auction House Christie’s Trials Blockchain Data Recording in New Partnership

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

Blockchain is coming to one of the world’s best-known auction houses this month in a trial by Christie’s

Categories: Blockchain
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TRON’s CEO Tweets of Forthcoming Partnership With ‘Industry Giant’ Valued at ‘$10s of Billions’

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

Justin Sun, CEO of decentralized internet startup TRON, has tweeted of a forthcoming partnership with an “industry giant” valued at “tens of billions of dollars”

Categories: Altcoin
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Winklevoss Twins' Gemini Crypto Exchange Gets Regulatory Green Light for Litecoin Trading

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

The Winklevoss twins’ crypto exchange Gemini has sealed regulatory approval to add Litecoin custody and trading as of this week

Categories: LTC|Exchange|Trading|Altcoin
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Markets See Piecemeal Price Action, Some Stability After Yesterday's Plummet

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

After yesterday’s plummet, crypto markets are seeing relative calm, with the top cryptocurrencies by market cap seeing moderate movement – some up and some down

Categories: Market|LTC|XRP|ADA|DASH
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ETC Labs Launches Startup Incubator Pilot as Applications Exceed 100

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

ETC Labs director says it plans to incubate 24 startups per year from 2019 launch

Categories: ETC|Altcoin
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Recently Hacked Adult Entertainment Platform SpankChain Returns Stolen BOOTY, Ethereum

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

The hacker who stole almost 170 ETH from SpankChain’s smart contract has chosen to return the funds

Categories: ETH|Altcoin
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FinCEN Lambasts Iran's 'Illicit and Malign' Use of Crypto to Evade Sanctions

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

The U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued an advisory calling on cryptocurrency exchanges to monitor Iranian use of crypto to evade sanctions

Categories: BTC
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Plastic Surgeon and Startup Investor Buys $352 Million Stake in Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

A group led by one of South Korea's leading plastic surgeons has reportedly made a $352 million investment in crypto exchange Bithumb’s holding company

Categories: Exchange|Blockchain|Business
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Coinbase Launches First ERC-20 Token on Platform

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

Crypto exchange Coinbase has added the 0x token to its trading lists, making it the first ERC-20 token supported on the platform

Categories: ICO|Exchange|Trading|Altcoin
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Report: SEC Expands Crackdown on ICOs, Regulatory Ambiguity Remains

cointelegraph | 10-12-2018

Despite calls from the U.S. Congress to provide regulatory clarity on ICOs, the SEC has reportedly expanded its crackdown on Initial Coin Offerings, according to a report

Categories: ICO|Regulation
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Humans to Become Nearly Redundant in Crypto Trading

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

Data services pave the way for AI-enabled trading decision making #SPONSORED

Categories: Trading|Market|Blockchain|Sponsored
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Crypto Regulations for UK Could Take Two Years, Says Legal Expert

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

An expert from British law firm RPC stated that the introduction of a regulatory framework for crypto in the U.K. could take two years, based on past regulatory extensions

Categories: Regulation|BTC
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China’s Central Bank Seeks Digital Currency Specialists

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China, is seeking professionals with digital currency and blockchain experience

Categories: Fiat|Asia|Blockchain
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U.S. SEC Halts Fraudulent ICO That Claimed to Possess Regulator’s Approval

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has halted a fraudulent ICO that falsely claimed it had the regulator’s support and created a fake regulatory agency

Categories: ICO|Regulation|Exchange
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Experts Warn of Cryptojacking Malware That Mimics Adobe Flash Updates

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

Researchers have identified cryptojacking malware that conceals itself behind an Adobe Flash update, and actually does install victims’ computers with the latest version of Flash to appear legitimate

Categories: XMR|Altcoin
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Indian Gov’t Is ‘Evaluating’ the Launch of Its Own Cryptocurrency, Sources Say

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

Indian government is evaluating the possibility of issuing a state-backed cryptocurrency, Quartz India reports

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Crypto Markets Shed Almost $20 Billion as Major Coins See Double-Digit Losses

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

Markets have taken a downturn, with many top-market altcoins seeing double-digit losses, including Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar and Cardano

Categories: Market|XRP|ADA|Altcoin|BTC
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Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Suspends Fiat Deposits, Expects to Resume ‘Within a Week’

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

Crypto exchange Bitfinex has suspended all fiat currency wire deposits for the Euro, U.S. Dollar, Japanese Yen and Pound Sterling, says they will resume “within a week”

Categories: Fiat|Exchange|Blockchain
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Crypto Exchange Huobi's 'Strategic Partner' HBUS Hires Ex-PWC and Intuit Compliance Director as CCO

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

HBUS, the U.S.-based “strategic partner” of sixth largest crypto exchange Huobi, has hired a new Chief Compliance Officer, formerly of Big 4 auditor PwC and Intuit

Categories: Exchange
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Testimony Preview: 'Dr. Doom' Nouriel Roubini to Take on Crypto at US Congress Hearing Today

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

American economist “Dr. Doom” Roubini has prepared his “debunking” of crypto in a scathing 30-page testimony set to be delivered at a U.S. congress hearing today

Categories: BTC
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South Korea to Announce Its ICO Stance in November, Top Official Says

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

Top South Korean official reveals that the government has held several discussions on ICOs and will announce its stance in November

Categories: ICO|Asia
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Report: Harvard, Stanford, MIT Endowments All Invest in Crypto Funds

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

The endowments of Ivy League titans Harvard, MIT and Stanford have all reportedly made investments into “at least” one cryptocurrency fund

Categories: BTC
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Want to Meet Your Favorite Celeb? New Platform Backed By Jason Derulo Could Make it Happen

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

Directly engaging with celebs used to be a pipe dream for many fans, but a new blockchain platform backed by major stars hopes to turn it into a reality #SPONSORED

Categories: Blockchain|Exchange|Sponsored
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Crypto Markets See Sharp Drop-Off on the Day, Bitcoin Dips Below $6,300

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

The top 20 tokens are in the red, with Bitcoin dipping below $6,300, and Ethereum nearing $200

Categories: BTC|ETH|Market|XRP|ICO
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Crypto Exchange YoBit Starts Pump Scheme on Random Coins

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

Russian cryptocurrency exchange YoBit has tweeted it will pump 10 random coins

Categories: Exchange|Altcoin
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Annual List of China’s Richest Includes Crypto Entrepreneurs

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

China’s Hurun Research Institute has released a list of the richest individuals in the country, ranking some cryptocurrency entrepreneurs among them

Categories: BTC|Exchange|Asia
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Study: Bitcoin Whales Are Not Responsible for Volatility

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

A new study by Chainalysis has revealed that Bitcoin whales are not responsible for market manipulation and they are a “stabilizing, rather than destabilizing factor in the market”

Categories: BTC|Market
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Suspect in Thai Bitcoin Scam Unable to Return to Thailand Due to Passport Revocation

cointelegraph | 10-11-2018

A suspect in a Thai Bitcoin scam has had his passport revoked by the country’s Foreign Ministry, rendering him unable to return to his home country to face charges

Categories: BTC|ICO
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BMW to Host Event for Blockchain in Auto Tech Tournament

cointelegraph | 10-10-2018

BMW will host an event, showcasing technology from the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative’s tournament for blockchain in auto tech

Categories: Blockchain|Technology|ICO