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Coinbase And Circle Form A Joint Venture To Boost Circle’s Stablecoin

They may have been fierce competitors in the past, but Coinbase and Circle have now come together to boost Circle’s USDC stablecoin. Known as the CENTRE Consortium, the joint venture between the two industry giants aims to take the lead in the stablecoin market by ‘establishing the standards required and building the technology needed for […]

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Trading Bot Spotlight: Scavenger Bot

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts have shown a strong interest in trading bots. Although numerous solutions exist in this regard, a new project is currently generating some buzz. Always do your own research prior to using and trusting a third-party application developed by unknown individuals. Scavenger Bot has some potential, assuming the project is legitimate. The Scavenger Bot […]

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Coinbase adds support for Circle USDC stablecoin

CryptoNinjas Bitcoin exchange Coinbase announced today support for their first stablecoin. Customers in supported jurisdictions can now buy, sell, send and receive the Circle USD Coin (USDC) in their accounts. US customers outside New York state can buy… Coinbase adds support for Circle USDC stablecoin

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NANO Developers Cleared in Lawsuit over BitGrail Hack

NANO (NANO)–NANO, the cryptocurrency formerly known as Raiblocks XRB, has had one of the more historically bad trajectories of the 2018 bear cycle. While the coin experienced a meteoric rise in valuation to close out 2017, one that saw the price of the coin climb from under a dollar to nearly $36 in the span […]

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Coinbase and Circle Launch USDC Stablecoin With Purported Full Backing in US Dollars

Crypto exchange Coinbase has launched the USDC stablecoin, which is fully collateralized by U.S. dollars and available for trading. Major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched the USD Coin stablecoin (USDC), making it the first stablecoin for trade on the platform, Cointelegraph learned at the Money 20/20 conference Oct. 23. The underlying technology behind USDC […]

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Bakkt’s Futures Platform Slated to Begin Trading in December

Almost a year to the day after the CBOE and CME launched their own bitcoin futures products, the Intercontinental Exchange’s Bakkt platform is heralding the launch of its own futures on December 12, though the platform is still pending approval from the Commodity Futures Trade Commission. Originally slated for November, Bakkt was announced in August […]

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Report: Cryptocurrencies Should Be Governed by Current EU Financial Laws

The Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group (SMSG) has released a new report suggesting that the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) recommend to the European Commission that it regulate the cryptocurrency space with existing legislation rather than instilling new rules and laws. The report specifies that most crypto assets are covered by the Unfair Commercial […]

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Factom Seems Keen to Enter the Stablecoin Market

It is safe to say the cryptocurrency industry has seen its fair share of stablecoins already. This market is open to competitors, although nearly 10 different offerings exist already. Even so, the Factom team is confident they can add at least one more competitor to the mix. Their unique stablecoin implementation will be presented later […]

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Bitfury and PatentBot launch blockchain powered copyright protection

CryptoNinjas The Bitfury Group today announced a new partnership with PatentBot to use blockchain to digitally timestamp copyright documents, providing a secure and permanent way to prove authorship and protect intellection property. PatentBot is a bot-registrar of trademarks,… Bitfury and PatentBot launch blockchain powered copyright protection

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LQDEX Bridge for tokenization of non-ERC20 assets now live on testnet

CryptoNinjas LQDEX, a decentralized, cross-chain digital asset exchange today announced that its LQDEX Bridge is now live on testnet. LQDEX Bridge can be used for all Ethereum decentralized exchanges (DEX). Bridge’s single purpose is to tokenize non-ERC20 assets. With… LQDEX Bridge for tokenization of non-ERC20 assets now live on testnet

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Crypto Platform Huobi Launches ‘All-In-One’ Stablecoin Amid Tether Fears

Huobi Launches “All-In-One Program” In the midst of the Tether/Bitfinex debacle, Huobi, a world-renowned crypto platform, has unexpectedly made a move to revolutionize how stablecoins — crypto assets tied to the value of a relatively stable asset — work in this emerging market. On Friday morning, the crypto platform, which is headquartered in Singapore, released an […]

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CNBC: 2018 Bear Market “Opportune” For Crypto Merger & Acquisition

Cryptocurrency–The ongoing bear cycle for the cryptocurrency markets throughout 2018, which have seen the steady erosion of over $600 billion in market capitalization, have provided “opportune” conditions for a subset of companies and investors. According to a report out of CNBC published on Oct 18, not only have cryptocurrency deal makers managed to thrive as […]

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Chinese Consortium FISCO BCOS Looks to Challenge Hyperledger Fabric and R3 Corda

A number of Chinese companies from the financial industry recently formed an Association known as the Financial Blockchain Shenzhen Consortium (FISCO). According to a press release published on October 18, 2018, FISCO is intent on building an open-source blockchain platform called the FISCO BCOS which unlike consortiums like Hyperledger Fabric, or R3 Corda, will operate without […]

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Tether ‘Didn’t Do a Great Job on Transparency,’ Claims Investor Mike Novogratz

Tether’s offshore operations detract from its transparency versus other stablecoins, Mike Novogratz told Bloomberg. Stablecoin Tether (USDT) should create more “transparency” about its operations, cryptocurrency investor and entrepreneur Michael Novogratz told Bloomberg Oct. 18. Speaking in an interview, Novogratz, whose Galaxy Digital investment company is active in the cryptocurrency space, said he favored alternative stablecoins […]

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Invest in Gold and Crypto Petro, Venezuela’s President Tells Public in Fresh TV Plug

Petro should form an investment priority for Venezuelans, the country’s president has said. The president of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro called on workers to save in gold and state-run cryptocurrency Petro during a salary shake-up he announced Thursday, October 18, local news portal Noticiero Digital reports. In a television broadcast, Maduro said that “in the coming […]

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Fed Up With AI Mistakes? Blockchain Startup Follows ‘Wikipedia Model’ to Make It Better

sponsored AI is riddled with mistakes, but a new platform believes human contributions could help this technology become more accurate and useful. Artificial intelligence (AI) is advancing by leaps and bounds, with exciting new applications launching every day. But a blockchain-based startup believes the transition from an “information economy” to an “intelligence economy” will prove […]

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Armenian PM Attends Launch of Mining Farm Claiming to Be One of ‘World's Largest'

Armenia’s PM attended the opening ceremony of a controversial crypto mining farm touting itself as one of the “world’s largest.” The opening ceremony of a new mining farm touting itself as one of the “world’s largest” was held in the Armenian capital Oct. 18, according to a report by local platform News Armenia. The Armenian […]

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Genesis Global Lends $553 Million In Crypto Assets, Institutional Space Booming

Even in the thick of 2018’s crypto bear market, a related subsector has seen an unprecedented boom, with institutions throwing millions of dollars at a well-recognized over-the-counter (OTC) player in the cryptocurrency market. Institutions Borrow $553 Million In Crypto In 6 Months Per a brief report from New York-based Genesis Global Capital, titled “2018 Q3 Digital […]

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North Korean Hacking Group Lazerus Stole $571 Million in Cryptos: Report

North Korea’s infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates.

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Goldman Sachs and Mike Novogratz Make Huge Investment in Crypto Custodian BitGo

The Wall Street banking giant and Galaxy Digital Ventures together invested a total of $15 million in the Series B funding round for BitGo. The post Goldman Sachs and Mike Novogratz Make Huge Investment in Crypto Custodian BitGo appeared first on CoinSpeaker. Continue reading at Coinspeaker

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Global AML Watchdog to Release Crypto Regulations By Next June

Global money-laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force, has said it will draw up rules for cryptocurrency regulation by next summer.

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Gates Foundation Joins Blockchain Startup Coil to Support ‘Pro-poor Payment Systems’

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has collaborated with Ripple and Coil, aiming to provide payment services for the unbanked. The post Gates Foundation Joins Blockchain Startup Coil to Support ‘Pro-poor Payment Systems’ appeared first on CoinSpeaker. Continue reading at Coinspeaker

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Blockchain-based Health Care Project NHCT Announces Token Sale

The Cayman Islands-based project NHCT (NanoHealthCareToken) looks to raise a maximum of $9,000,000 through a presale launched on October 1, 2018, Early birds that participate in the presale will be able to take advantage of a 35% discount. A total of 350 million tokens will be for auction, with the sale being split into two […]

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