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Crypto Tidbits: Bitcoin ETF Denied, Libra Loses Visa & eBay, SEC Crackdown on Telegram’s Blockchain

Another week, another of Crypto Tidbits. This week, Bitcoin traded within a relatively wide range — $8,200 to $8,900 — but is closing at a very similar level to last week.  Analysts are currently divided over what this consolidation means for the cryptocurrency market’s short-term future. Price action (or lack thereof) aside, this week was hectic […]

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US Army Seeks Blockchain Experts Who Can Trace Bitcoin in Real-Time

The United States Army Contracting Command of New Jersey has issued a pre-solicitation notice for cryptocurrency investigation service providers. The United States Army Contracting Command (ACC) of New Jersey has issued a pre-solicitation notice for cryptocurrency investigation service providers.  As a pre-solicitation, posted on July 25, the notice and the ACC’s responses do not bind […]

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Bitcoin and Blockchain Boosting Law Intended to Create Jobs

Bitcoin and its underlying technology blockchain are reinvigorating the law intended to create jobs: The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. Blockchain To Get the JOBS Act Right The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, colloquially known as the JOBS Act, is a law intended to create jobs in the United States. The concept behind it is […]

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High Throughput Blockchain Velas Lists on Leading Cryptocurrency Exchange BW.com

Coinspeaker High Throughput Blockchain Velas Lists on Leading Cryptocurrency Exchange BW.com Velas AG has announced that its native token is to be listed on a major cryptocurrency exchange. High Throughput Blockchain Velas Lists on Leading Cryptocurrency Exchange BW.com Continue reading at Coinspeaker

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Bitfury’s Crystal Blockchain Analytics Releases International Bitcoin Report

Crystal Blockchain Analytics, a spin-off of the Bitfury Group, has released a report covering the international flow of bitcoin, in light of the new Financial Action Task Force (FATF) guidelines on the global crypto space.  Crystal released this report on September 9, 2019, intending to produce a formal record of the sort of international bitcoin […]

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Can blockchain and cryptocurrency community save Amazon rainforest from certain doom?

A US-based non-profit organization Rainforest Foundation US has asked for help from blockchain and cryptocurrency community to come forward and save the Amazon rainforest from apparent destruction. Amazon is burning – and fast! Unless communities and organizations come forward to protect the rainforest from complete deforestation collectively, we need to start preparing ourselves for catastrophic […]

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Ethereum’s DApps to operate on Telegram’s blockchain via Solidity

This year, cryptocurrencies seem to have lured huge private tech companies like Facebook, JP Morgan, and Fidelity into the cryptocurrency market. The latest addition to this list is instant messaging service, Telegram, and it is set to launch its very own cryptocurrency “GRAM” very soon. On 1 September, the messaging giant will debut testing its […]

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The Success of a Blockchain Project Could Hinge on the Right Exchange Listing

The quest to develop and implement the real-world applications of blockchain technology is at its peak as the community races against one another to be the first ones to create something that could soon become the standard for that industry. However, irrespective of the effort, if these initiatives remain obscure, it will amount to nothing. […]

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Japan’s Largest Gift Card Exchange Expanding Internationally With Blockchain Firm

Amaten, a gift card marketplace, partnered with the Singapore-based cloud computing startup Aelf to make digital representations of gift cards.

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Play to win – These are some of the best blockchain games that will earn you cryptocurrency

Buying and setting up a mining rig is not for everyone. For a lot of people, it’s too expensive and complicated, so they give up easily. There are other ways to earn cryptocurrency, and the most fun way to do it is by playing games. While you won’t make the same amount as if you […]

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Samsung Quietly Adds Bitcoin to its Blockchain Keystore

Korean tech giant Samsung has added Bitcoin support to its Blockchain Keystore SDK. This will eventually allow users to use Bitcoin with applications via the company’s secure storage hardware featured on supported devices. In addition to adding Bitcoin, the Samsung Blockchain Keystore SDK will also support the Klaytn network too. Klaytn is the blockchain effort […]

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Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Startups Funded by LongHash After Incubation Progam

LongHash, a blockchain incubator backed by the government of Singapore, has reported that the five startups had raised $9.7 million after a 12-week stint in their accelerator. The startups are tackling a variety of issues from biometric key management to a wallet that allows companies to build and launch applications around a tokenized asset, as […]

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Russian airline blockchain ticketing hit $1m: Good news for Bitcoin?

A Russian airline blockchain ticketing program has hit one million dollars ($1m) in sales over the course of one year since July 2018. Could this be a good step for Bitcoin and the country’s stance? Russia is not too keen to adopt cryptocurrencies but has been optimistic about blockchain. For businesses to adopt blockchain as […]

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Kenya Should Pursue Cryptocurrency Adoption, Says National Blockchain Task Force

A crypto and blockchain think tank in Kenya is advising authorities to focus on ensuring cryptocurrency adoption in the country, reports CGTN Africa, July 25, 2019. Meanwhile, there hasn’t been much progress regarding the issuance of standardized regulations for digital assets in Kenya but the central bank says the Facebook Libra project poses a systemic […]

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Vitalik Buterin Suggests Bitcoin Cash Blockchain Usage as a Stopgap Until ETH 2.0

In an unexpected turn of events, Vitalik Buterin has suggested the use of the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain as a data layer where transaction verification takes place. In essence, all ETH transactions would be settled and verified on the BCH blockchain, and confirmation will be sent back to Ethereum. This according to a post from […]

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Weekly Digest: Bitcoin Price, Facebook, 3D Representations Of The Blockchain

Another day another dollar, as they say. So another week must be another seven dollars? Which seems like a bit of a bargain. Well you can get your round up of all the weeks Bitcoin news for even less than that, as we’re giving it away for free. Bitcoin Price Action Whilst some may be […]

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Ever Imagined How The Bitcoin Blockchain Looks in 3D?

The Symphony of Blockchains team at IOHK has released an update to the project — Symphony 2.0 which shows a 3D representation of the Bitcoin blockchain. View the Bitcoin Blockchain in 3D The team announced the news in a blog post on the Cardano web forum of Monday (July 8, 2019). According to the post, […]

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Max’s Corner: Seeing through the “Blockchain not Bitcoin” Meme

Coinspeaker Max’s Corner: Seeing through the “Blockchain not Bitcoin” Meme In this edition of Max’s Corner Max responds to an op-ed that criticizes hypocritical and illogical corporate attitudes towards cryptocurrency. Max’s Corner: Seeing through the “Blockchain not Bitcoin” Meme Continue reading at Coinspeaker

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Kakao Claims Its New Blockchain Is 15x Faster than Ethereum

Kakao’s blockchain subsidiary GroundX says its recently launched Klaytn blockchain can mine a block in as little as a second.

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Assassin’s Creed: Crypto? Ubisoft Taps Ethereum for Blockchain Gaming

By CCN Markets: French video game giant Ubisoft has announced an effort to develop blockchain gaming through Ethereum. In a report published June 11 by French news outlet Les Échos, Ubisoft is already months into the development of blockchain products using Ethereum. The company is looking to monetize and improve upon their existing implementation of […]

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‘Phase Zero’ of a New Ethereum Blockchain Could Go Live Next January

Ethereum may begin transitioning to its next-generation, proof-of-stake blockchain model at the beginning of next year – pending more tests, that is.

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3 key Notes on the Recent 250m USDT “Printing” on Ethereum’s Blockchain

Every time the Bitcoin price shows signs of moving up, it is a matter of time until enthusiasts find some sort of link to potentially worrisome Tether behavior. These correlations will always be present, as not everything that happens is an illegal course of action. The recent “printing spree” Tether has been on shows 250 […]

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Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Is a Nail in the Coffin for ‘Blockchain Not Bitcoin’

Edan Yago is the founder of CementDAO, an effort to bring together stablecoins into a unified ecosystem. The views expressed here are his own. With the announcement of Libra, cryptocurrency has entered the big leagues. Facebook’s entry into this market means every single company now has to take cryptocurrency seriously. Companies around the world are […]

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