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Two of South Korea’s Biggest Institutions in New Blockchain Partnership

financemagnates | 08-19-2018

Shinhan Bank and Korea Telecom Corporation will be developing the 'Future Internet'.

Categories: Blockchain|Asia|Fiat
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Firm Behind First Blockchain ETFs Launches $100 Million Crypto Hedge Fund

financemagnates | 08-19-2018

Reality Shares of California has attracted around $100 million worth of new business since launching its exchange-traded funds.

Categories: Blockchain|BTC|Regulation|Business
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BMO Capital and Canadian Pension Fund Complete Fixed Income Trade on Blockchain

financemagnates | 08-17-2018

Records were shared and checked against each other, rather than a central ledger, to verify the accuracy.

Categories: Blockchain|Trading|Wallet
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FCA: Crypto Scams are Tricking Traders With Fake Celebrity Endorsements

financemagnates | 08-17-2018

This is the second time the watchdog has posted a warning about this type of marketing tactic.

Categories: Regulation
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Iconiq to Launch a Series of Asset Index Funds Including Crypto

financemagnates | 08-17-2018

The passively-managed funds will be launched in the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2018.

Categories: Market|ICO
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Binance LCX Launches Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange in Liechtenstein

financemagnates | 08-17-2018

The joint venture between Binance and LCX will initially offer trading between CHF and EUR against major crypto pairs.

Categories: Exchange|Trading|Fiat
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Crypto Dealer SFOX Raises $22.7M to Create Products for Institutional Investors

financemagnates | 08-17-2018

SFOX, a cryptocurrency dealer that offers trading services for institutional investors, has closed its Series A funding round at $22.7 million. The leading investors in the round, Tribe Capital and Social Capital, were announced yesterday. SFOX also received contributions from Airbnb Co-Founder Nathan Blecharczyk, Danhua Venture Capital, Digital Currency Group, and Y Combinator, among others. … Continued

Categories: Business|Blockchain|Trading
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Inflated Trading on Crypto Exchanges: Are Fake Volumes Fake News?

financemagnates | 08-17-2018

Allegations that exchanges are faking trading volumes are spreading across the internet.

Categories: Trading|Blockchain
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Ethereum Classic Soars Following Coinbase Addition

financemagnates | 08-17-2018

Ethereum Classic was also added to the Robinhood cryptocurrency exchange last week.

Categories: ETH|Exchange
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Nvidia Sales to Crypto Miners Wane: Is the Crypto Mining ‘Goldrush’ Over?

financemagnates | 08-17-2018

Analysts believe that Nvidia's sales to other industries will make up for the dip in crypto mining sales.

Categories: Mining|Blockchain
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Pantera Capital Raises $70 Million for New Fund, Aims for $175 Million

financemagnates | 08-16-2018

The blockchain investment company has a fiar track record of successful investments.

Categories: BTC|Blockchain
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Almost Two Thirds of UK IT Companies Have Been Crypto-Jacked

financemagnates | 08-16-2018

Big companies are very aware of hackers using their computers to mine cryptocurrency without permission.

Categories: Mining
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Proceeds of Thai Bitcoin Scam Went to At Least Ten People and Three Banks

financemagnates | 08-16-2018

Among the suspects are a Thai move star and his sister, who both blame their older brother, who has fled to the US.

Categories: BTC
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Is Blockchain the Future of Commodities Trading? Apparently Not

financemagnates | 08-16-2018

A report from BCG states that the use of blockchain for most types of trading has been likely over-hyped.

Categories: Blockchain|Trading|Commodity|Technology
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Coinbase Acquires Startup to Develop Facebook-Style Login Service

financemagnates | 08-16-2018

The cryptocurrency exchange has also renamed its Ethereum-based internet browser to Coinbase Wallet.

Categories: Exchange|Blockchain
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Line Announces TRX Listing on Exchange and New Blockchain Investment Fund

financemagnates | 08-15-2018

The announcement caused the price of TRX to rise considerably.

Categories: TRX|Blockchain|Exchange|Asia|Trading
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Whale Movement Detected: 18,000 Bitcoins Received by BitMEX

financemagnates | 08-15-2018

Similarly-sized transfers in the past have caused the price of Bitcoin to crash, but in this case it has risen.

Categories: BTC|Trading
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When Will We See a Bitcoin ETF on the Market? Experts Weigh In

financemagnates | 08-15-2018

Last month, the SEC rejected another application for a Bitcoin ETF. Is an approval on the horizon?

Categories: BTC|Market|Regulation|Blockchain
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Following Monero’s Lead, Siacoin Will Try to Block Bitmain Mining Devices

financemagnates | 08-15-2018

Some coins have chosen to resist Bitmain domination.

Categories: Mining|XMR
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While Rival R3 Struggles, Axoni Secures Additional $32 Million Investment

financemagnates | 08-14-2018

The New York-based capital markets focused firm now has over $50 million from blue-chip investors.

Categories: Market|Blockchain|Business
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SEC Warns Against Retirement Funds Investing in Cryptocurrency

financemagnates | 08-14-2018

In other news, the Japanese financial watchdog is unhappy with the results of its inspections of cryptocurrency exchanges.

Categories: Regulation|Exchange|Asia
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John McAfee Takes on CEO Position at Blockchain Startup

financemagnates | 08-14-2018

The eccentric businessman has taken the helm of a security-focused blockchain company.

Categories: Blockchain
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Cash App Bitcoin Transactions Now Available in All 50 US States

financemagnates | 08-14-2018

Previously, the feature was not available to residents of Georgia, Wyoming and Hawaii.

Categories: BTC
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A Closed Source: Crypto Projects Abandoning Github

financemagnates | 08-14-2018

More and more crypto projects are abandoning github--why?

Categories: Market|Blockchain
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Ailing Turkish Lira Gets Bitcoin Fans Excited

financemagnates | 08-14-2018

Excitement not entirely backed up by numbers, but shows that at least idealism is alive and kicking .

Categories: BTC|Fiat
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Registrations Officially Open for the 2018 London Summit

financemagnates | 08-14-2018

Sign up today to join the growing buzz surrounding the industry's biggest event this fall

Categories: Regulation|Blockchain|Technology
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Carats.io Signs Partnership with World’s Second Biggest Diamond Exchange

financemagnates | 08-13-2018

International Diamond Exchange will act as an escrow company for the startup.

Categories: Exchange|Blockchain
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Bitcoin and Taxation: An Introductory Guide for Crypto Investors

financemagnates | 08-13-2018

A breakdown of the way Bitcoin and Tax are linked, and how to approach the issues posed by the IRS.

Categories: BTC|Regulation|Business
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Coinfloor Co-Founder: Physical BTC Futures Contracts Will Soon be the Norm

financemagnates | 08-13-2018

Mark Lamb speaks about Coinfloor's machine learning and physically delivered Bitcoin contracts.

Categories: BTC|Blockchain
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Blockchain as an “Open Source Language for Wealth”: Sacred Capital Founder Speaks

financemagnates | 08-13-2018

Siddarth Sthalekar explains how Sacred Capital is using blockchain build a system of reputational wealth.

Categories: Blockchain
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ICO Team To Keep Their Share of Tokens Locked Up for an Extra Seven Years

financemagnates | 08-13-2018

The restraint displayed by the Beijing-based team behind the $65.9 million Nebulas project is rare in the world ICOs.

Categories: ICO|Blockchain
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Bitmain Sells Bitcoin, Buys Bitcoin Cash – Now Holding 5% of Circulation

financemagnates | 08-12-2018

As Bitmain prepares to go public, what will the repercussions of this preference be?

Categories: BTC|Mining
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US Financial Crime Regulator Now Receiving 1,500 SAR Reports a Month

financemagnates | 08-12-2018

"Compliance does not begin because you may get caught, or because you are about to be discovered."

Categories: Regulation
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Facebook’s Blockchain Head Leaves Board of Coinbase, Calls Move “Appropriate”

financemagnates | 08-12-2018

Is Facebook planning to become a competitor to Coinbase?

Categories: Exchange|Blockchain
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Crypto Wallet Provider Ethos Partners with ShapeShift.io

financemagnates | 08-10-2018

Customers of Ethos now have access to ShapeShift's liquidity and exchange services for dozens of cryptocurrencies and tokens.

Categories: ICO|BTC|Exchange|Blockchain
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Bank of China Launches Blockchain Research Initiative to Improve Monitoring

financemagnates | 08-10-2018

The bank also plans to research AI, cloud computing, and big data.

Categories: Blockchain|Fiat|Asia
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$3 Billion in BTC in Question as India’s Biggest Financial Scam Ever is Revealed

financemagnates | 08-10-2018

The story of the $3 billion crypto scam is as strange as it is complicated.

Categories: BTC|Blockchain
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Zilliqa Appoints Former Marketing Head for Google Yiling Ding as CMO

financemagnates | 08-10-2018

Ding joins the company as it prepares for the public release of its blockchain platform.

Categories: Blockchain
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Golden Gate Ventures Launches $10 Million Cryptocurrency Fund

financemagnates | 08-10-2018

The firm joins a host of companies that have launched cryptocurrency funds over the past two years

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50 ICO Projects Have Shown Interested in Thai Crypto Licensing Program

financemagnates | 08-10-2018

The Thai government approved a digital asset licensing program in June.

Categories: ICO|Regulation
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BitMEX: 1 Million BTC Traded in One Day as New Derivatives Products Launched

financemagnates | 08-10-2018

“What Market Downturn?,” a statement from the exchange read.

Categories: BTC|ETH|Exchange|Market|Blockchain
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Binance CEO Demos Binance’s New Decentralized Exchange on Twitter

financemagnates | 08-10-2018

The release date of Binance' new decentralized exchange is unknown.

Categories: Exchange|Blockchain
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NFA Announces Set of New Disclosure Requirements for Virtual Currencies

financemagnates | 08-09-2018

The new requirements are effective from October 31, 2018, and apply to all members who engage in virtual currency activities.

Categories: Regulation
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Exmo Partners with Mistertango to Enable Deposit and Withdrawal of Euros

financemagnates | 08-09-2018

Mistertango account holders also receive IBAN numbers.

Categories: Blockchain|Fiat
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SHIFT Markets Launches New Accord with Stellar

financemagnates | 08-09-2018

The partnership will foster the expansion of lumens across emerging markets, streamlining the adoption of XLM.

Categories: Market
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What is Bitcoin Mining? All of Your Questions Answered

financemagnates | 08-09-2018

An analysis of how Bitcoin is obtained and what mining entails.

Categories: BTC|Mining|Market
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Japanese Financial Services Agency to Tighten Regulations on Crypto Investing

financemagnates | 08-09-2018

Previous legislation focused on crypto as a means-of-payment in Japan.

Categories: Asia|Regulation
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Lightning Network Grew by 85% in One Month, But Are We Closer to Adoption?

financemagnates | 08-09-2018

There are a lot of Bitcoin bulls placing their bets on the Lightning Network--but will it deliver?

Categories: BTC|LTC