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August 14, 2020

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Four of the Top Five South Korean Banks to Offer Crypto Services

Two more South Korean banks are looking at crypto custody options.

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Four of the Top Five South Korean Banks to Offer Crypto Services

Two more South Korean banks are looking at crypto custody options.
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Is Chainlink Poised for a Sell Off After Reaching New ATH?

Data from Santiment indicates that the power behind Chainlink’s rally to new ATHs may be dwindling.

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Is Chainlink Poised for a Sell Off After Reaching New ATH?

Data from Santiment indicates that the power behind Chainlink’s rally to new ATHs may be dwindling.
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US DOJ seized millions of dollars from crypto accounts of militant groups

The United States Department of Justice might have made the biggest seizure of cryptocurrencies connected to terrorists. Most recently, a report informed that the Justice Department seized a large amount of money running in millions, from the crypto accounts of militant groups.  DOJ makes the biggest seizure from crypto accounts of militant groups Precisely on […]
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$12K Bitcoin Price in Sight as Retail, Institutional Traders Turn ‘Greedy’

Bitcoin price is consolidating into a tighter range as traders prepare for a third attempt on the $12K level.

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$12K Bitcoin Price in Sight as Retail, Institutional Traders Turn ‘Greedy’

Bitcoin price is consolidating into a tighter range as traders prepare for a third attempt on the $12K level.
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$99 Gas Fees on Ethereum Are Crippling DeFi’s Growth

Skyrocketing Ethereum fees and the exorbitant costs of interacting with DeFi smart contracts, threaten the growth of the sector.

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$99 Gas Fees on Ethereum Are Crippling DeFi’s Growth

Skyrocketing Ethereum fees and the exorbitant costs of interacting with DeFi smart contracts, threaten the growth of the sector.
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Markets.Bitcoin.Com Holds Fort as Coinmarketcap Temporarily Goes Offline

Coinmarketcap (CMC) temporarily went offline Thursday, August 13 and normal service only resumed some hours later, but not before inconveniencing a number of regular users. Crypto investors accustomed to CMC’s service scrambled to find reliable alternative sources of fresh market data. During this downtime, crypto traders that are new to markets.Bitcoin.com got a glimpse of […]The post Markets.Bitcoin.Com Holds Fort as Coinmarketcap Temporarily Goes Offline appeared first on Bitcoin News.
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Bitcoin Price Forecast: BTC/USD Bulls Set Eyes On The Prize As $12,000 Beckons

Bitcoin recovers from the dip to n$11,100 but hits a wall at $11,800. BTC/USD is likely to embrace support at the 61.8% Fibonacci level and relaunch the mission to rise above $12,000. Bitcoin price has shown resilience since the beginning of the week. This week started with action above $12,000 but BTC hit a wall
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$600M Crypto Ad Ban Class Action Filed in Australian Courts

Facebook and YouTube are facing a class-action lawsuit alleging anti-competitive behavior in prohibiting crypto advertising in 2018.

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$600M Crypto Ad Ban Class Action Filed in Australian Courts

Facebook and YouTube are facing a class-action lawsuit alleging anti-competitive behavior in prohibiting crypto advertising in 2018.
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Anonymous Developer Deploys Curve Contracts, Forcing Early Launch

Paying more than $8,000 in fees, an unknown developer has prematurely deployed Curve’s tokens and contracts resulting in an unexpected launch.

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Anonymous Developer Deploys Curve Contracts, Forcing Early Launch

Paying more than $8,000 in fees, an unknown developer has prematurely deployed Curve’s tokens and contracts resulting in an unexpected launch.
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Waves Technical Analysis: WAVES/USD Hits Vital Make Or Break Level, Is the $4.0 Level Within Reach?

Wave’s massive breakout from July hits a barrier slightly at $3.65, leaving $4.0 untested. WAVES/USD relies on the support at $3.0 to avert possible declines and stage a reversal towards $4.0. Waves an open blockchain protocol and development toolset for Web 3.0 applications and decentralized solutions has been attracting a lot of attention lately mainly
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Attorney Ordered to Pay $5.2M for Releasing Bitcoin Funds From Escrow

A NYC attorney has been ordered to pay a crypto investment firm more than $5M after prematurely releasing most of its funds set aside to buy Bitcoin.
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Attorney Ordered to Pay $5.2M for Releasing Bitcoin Funds From Escrow

A NYC attorney has been ordered to pay a crypto investment firm more than $5M after prematurely releasing most of its funds set aside to buy Bitcoin.

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DeFi Project Spotlight: Curve Finance Officially Launches CRV Token

Curve Finance began as one of the most efficient stablecoin swapping protocols in DeFi. Now, with a governance token in the works, it has become one of the most popular...
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Cardano Moves Towards Next Stage of Governance with Voltaire and Catalyst

IOHK is beginning to implement a governance system on Cardano, which will allow the community to vote on matters related to the blockchain’s development and funding. Project Catalyst Begins Cardano...
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BitMEX Moves to Compulsory ID Checks for All Customers

BitMEX will launch a user verification program to create a more trusted and secure trading environment.

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BitMEX Moves to Compulsory ID Checks for All Customers

BitMEX will launch a user verification program to create a more trusted and secure trading environment.
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Bitcoin exchange BitMEX adds KYC for all its users

Bitcoin futures exchange BitMEX will require its users to verify their identity by February 12, 2021.
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ETC Group’s Bitcoin ETP Hits $49 Million Assets Under Management in Two Months

Etc Group said Wednesday that its centrally cleared bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP) has accumulated up to $49 million in assets under management since launch on June 18, 2020. The contract, known as Bitcoin Exchange Traded Crypto (BTCE), tracks the price of BTC and is 100% physically backed by the cryptocurrency. It started trading on Deutsche […]The post ETC Group’s Bitcoin ETP Hits $49 Million Assets Under Management in Two Months appeared first on Bitcoin News.
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Crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX is set to implement know-your-customer procedures

Crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX has announced it will begin requiring users to verify their identities at the end of the month.The post Crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX is set to implement know-your-customer procedures appeared first on The Block.
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BitMEX to Mandate Identity Verification for All Traders Amid Evolving Industry Regulations

The change comes with a six-month “grace period” ending in February.
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Ping An-backed P2P lender Lufax applies for US IPO

The world’s fourth most valuable unicorn is something of a ‘unicorn’ in another sense by applying to IPO in the US, not Hong Kong
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ETH up 10% in 24 hours, crosses $400 yet again

ETH sees it's highest price since the end of the boom, in August, 2018. Chalk it up to DeFi Madness?
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BlackRock, Vanguard, Indirectly Hold Bitcoin Via MicroStrategy Investment

$89 billion dollar investment giant BlackRock now indirectly holds Bitcoin after MicroStrategy purchased 21,454 Bitcoin this week.
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BlackRock, Vanguard, Indirectly Hold Bitcoin Via MicroStrategy Investment

$89 billion dollar investment giant BlackRock now indirectly holds Bitcoin after MicroStrategy purchased 21,454 Bitcoin this week.

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‘Invest In Bitcoin’ Galaxy Digital Ad Tells Financial Times Readers

‘Now is the time to invest in Bitcoin,’ the full-page ad in UK-based international business newspaper Financial Times states.

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‘Invest In Bitcoin’ Galaxy Digital Ad Tells Financial Times Readers

‘Now is the time to invest in Bitcoin,’ the full-page ad in UK-based international business newspaper Financial Times states.
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Boontech, Founder Pavithran Settle SEC Charges Over Fraudulent ICO and Registration Violations

Marketed as a “decentralised job marketplace,” Boontech and its founder Rajesh Pavithran have settled charges of fraud and registration violation brought by the SEC.
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Mapping out Dragonfly Capital’s portfolio

Quick TakeDragonfly Capital Partners is a crypto-focused venture firm that splits its operations between Beijing and San Francisco.A large portion of the fund’s exposure has been an outsized position in DeFi applications and protocols being built on Ethereum predominately.In total, the firm has deployed capital to at least 38 startups and protocols across nine verticals, which The Block has mapped out.
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Anonymous DeFi user deploys Curve’s CRV token early

An anonymous developer has deployed the open source contracts for the hotly anticipated DeFi governance token, CRV. The Curve team says the token has not launched.
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SIMETRI Outperforms Bitcoin, Altcoins, and Crypto Funds with 750% ROI

Since its inception in July 2019, Crypto Briefing’s research division SIMETRI has been committed to finding promising low-capitalization coins with high upside potential. The numbers speak for themselves⁠—we beat Bitcoin...
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The FATF’s July review highlights risk of a future divide in the crypto services ecosystem

Quick TakeThe Financial Action Task Force released a review of how jurisdictions are responding to guidance released last year.The review indicates that jurisdictions uncomfortable with noncustodial wallets have the ability to ban exchanges that allow their use in peer-to-peer transactions.As exchanges continue to explore solutions, many are primarily focused on solutions for custodial wallets, which could spell trouble for DeFi.
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Yield farming protocol tanks and takes YFI, COMP, LEND down with it

The DeFi market took a huge hit earlier today when YAM, an experimental yield farming project, suffered a contract bug that caused its market cap to drop from $60 million to virtually zero. The post Yield farming protocol tanks and takes YFI, COMP, LEND down with it appeared first on CryptoSlate.
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Congressman Tom Emmer to Lead First-Ever Crypto Town Hall

Minnesota congressman Tom Emmer will lead the first-ever cryptocurrency town hall celebrating digital asset innovators to be held virtually on Aug. 20.
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Raoul Pal: Bitcoin Forming Incredibly Bullish Patterns, Almost No Trade Matters Except BTC Amid Shift From Hope to Insolvency

Former Goldman Sachs Manager Raoul Pal thinks practically everything is an inferior trade compared to Bitcoin. Pal, who is now the CEO of Global Macro Investor and Real Vision, says the equities market, gold, and commodities all pale in comparison to BTC. “I was starting to have this hunch that almost no trade matters except […]The post Raoul Pal: Bitcoin Forming Incredibly Bullish Patterns, Almost No Trade Matters Except BTC Amid Shift From Hope to Insolvency appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
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Bitcoin confounds the Fed's understanding of digital currencies

Economists at The New York Fed just realized that the old definitions of currencies don’t apply to Bitcoin.
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Bitcoin.com Wallet Reveals USDT Support – Users Can Swap and Store SLP-Based Tether

During the first week of July, Bitcoin.com’s Wallet added a number of new features including a portfolio breakdown and honestcoin (USDH) swapping abilities. With the latest update this week, Bitcoin.com Wallet users can now store the SLP-based stablecoin tether (USDT) in their wallets as well. Tether (USDT) is the most popular stablecoin in the crypto […]The post Bitcoin.com Wallet Reveals USDT Support – Users Can Swap and Store SLP-Based Tether appeared first on Bitcoin News.
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Bitcoin price must crush $12,000 resistance for next bull rally

Bitcoin price is repeatedly testing the $12,000 crucial resistance for the past few days. Unfortunately, it is regularly rejected at higher levels, and the recent $700 price drop is making the bulls nervous. Even though the price is well supported underneath at $10,500, the Bitcoin price has to close above $12,000 to infuse confidence into […]
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Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy buys bitcoin after Winklevoss pitch

Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy bought some bitcoin Thursday with the help of Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss.The post Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy buys bitcoin after Winklevoss pitch appeared first on The Block.
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US Officials Make Largest-Ever Seizure Of Terrorist Organizations’ Bitcoin Accounts

The United States Department of Justice just announced that they have taken out a group of financing campaigns that supported the terrorist groups al-Qaeda, Hamas, and ISIS. “The Justice Department today announced the dismantling of three terrorist financing cyber-enabled campaigns, involving the al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’s military wing, al-Qaeda, and Islamic State of Iraq and the […]
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Doctor Who to Enter the Cryptoverse as BBC Plans Trading Card Game on Ethereum Blockchain

BBC Studios has licenced its iconic show Dr. Who to U.K.-based Reality Gaming Group to build a digital trading card game on the ethereum blockchain.
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Bitcoin and Gold Appear to Be More Correlated Than Ever

Recently, bitcoin took a nasty dive of approximately $600 despite being on the verge of crossing the $12K threshold. Bitcoin Dives, and Gold Does the Same As late as Monday, the world’s number one digital currency by market cap was trading for over $11,900, meaning it was just a few dollars away from breaking present...The post Bitcoin and Gold Appear to Be More Correlated Than Ever appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
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How One Line of Code Destroyed Yam DeFi

A single mistake cost them everything.

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How One Line of Code Destroyed Yam DeFi

A single mistake cost them everything.
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Epic Games Blasts Apple’s ‘Anti-Competitive’ Payments Practices in Lawsuit

The Fortnite developer says in-app bitcoin and crypto payments could flourish if not for Apple's payments monopoly.
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CoinList suffers technical problems during rush to invest in NEAR Protocol’s token sale

Crypto exchange CoinList experienced some downtime on Wednesday after investors rushed to participate in its NEAR Protocol token sale. The post CoinList suffers technical problems during rush to invest in NEAR Protocol’s token sale appeared first on The Block.
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Cameron Winklevoss Tells Iranians to Invest in Bitcoin Instead of Oil

Gemini co-founder and bitcoin billionaire Cameron Winklevoss recommended Iranians invest in bitcoin after the country’s president urged citizens to buy shares in a new oil scheme.
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Twitter opens up to developers ahead of decentralization push

A friendlier approach and a new API suggest a fresh attitude—one that could well serve its potential decentralized future.
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The SEC Has Charged An ICO Operator for Misrepresenting His Platform's Technology

The long arm of the law comes for another ICO.
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SEC Charges ICO Operator for Misrepresenting His Platform's Technology

The long arm of the law comes for another ICO.

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Market Wrap: Stuck at $11.5K, Bitcoin Surpasses 25K Locked in DeFi

A dull bitcoin market contrasts with increasing use of the cryptocurrency in DeFi applications.
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EOS price varies near $3.05, what to expect?

On the 13th of August, the EOS price line returned to the $3.04 level after falling short towards the $2.92 level. The cryptocurrency traded within the day’s range of $2.92 to $3.08. 1-Day EOS price analysis EOS price chart by Trading View At the start of the daily trade, the cryptocurrency was observed trading at […]
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cLabs Acquires Summa to Boost Crypto Interoperability on Celo

Token startup cLabs just acquired decentralized finance (DeFi) startup Summa, best known for its interoperability work with Bitcoin and Ethereum.
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Bitcoin P2P gains steam in frontier markets as spot volume dips

As the largest cryptocurrency in the market, Bitcoin has been an important asset for traders. As soon as the coin broke out of its dormant stage, the BTC market saw interest flooding into the market. However, Bitcoin’s spot market has been losing a lot of volume over the past week, largely owing to the fact […]The post Bitcoin P2P gains steam in frontier markets as spot volume dips appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Official ‘Doctor Who’ Merchandise Is Coming to the Blockchain

Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey stuff is about to become non-fungible.
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Official ‘Doctor Who’ Merchandise Is Coming to the Blockchain

Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey stuff is about to become non-fungible.

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Writing Bitcoin Smart Contracts Is About to Get Easier With New Coding Language

Bitcoin smart contracts are tricky. Minsc, a new language created by Bitcoin developer Nadav Ivgi, is making them easier to write.
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New Jersey man under investigation for child porn tried to pay a darknet assassin 40 Bitcoin to help cover crimes

John Michael Musbach, of Haddonfield, New Jersey pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a child by sexual contact. He was then sentenced in 2018 and the case was considered to be over. But there was more to the story. In 2019, while working with a cooperating informant, authorities discovered correspondence between Musbach and some […]
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Barstool's Dave Portnoy Hosts Winklevoss Twins For BTC Talk

Dave Portnoy now knows more about crypto.

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Abra CEO Explains Why It's Bitcoin's Time to Shine

With expectations of further U.S. dollar inflation, why would people hold cash?

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Why Santander Doesn’t Want to Use Ripple for International Payments Yet

There may be trouble in paradise with one of Ripple’s major partners.

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Ross Ulbricht Uses Snail Mail to Send Correction for Blog Post on MakerDAO

Getting all the facts right is hard, especially when you don’t have internet access.

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Learn to Profit From Bitcoin’s Growing Correlation With Traditional Assets

Veteran crypto traders Scott Melker and Michaël van de Poppe will be discussing Bitcoin’s different types of correlation with traditional assets and how to best profit from them.

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This Ransomware Comes With Its Own Affiliate Program

Crypto crime joins the gig economy.

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US DoJ Seizes Millions in Crypto Funds From Al-Qaeda and ISIS Networks

Justice Department announces the largest ever seizure of terrorist-bound crypto assets today in Washington, DC.

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Interest in Grayscale Crypto Products Not Easing Up, Not Just BTC Now

Grayscale’s exponential growth demonstrates institutional demand for Bitcoin and other digital assets.

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Figuring Out Who’s to Blame for DeFi’s Persistent Security Issues

Is Ethereum’s architecture to blame for the growth of decentralized finance hacks, and will the network upgrade make the sector more secure?

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Japan’s Top HR Firm Is Working on a Blockchain-Based Recruitment App

Your next job might hire you using the Blockchain.

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ETH Transaction Fees Hit All-Time High Second Day in a Row

Ethereum has been going skyhigh in more ways than one.

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Journeys in Blockchain: Robert Wiecko of DASH Core Group

“I loved crypto. I loved the libertarian ideas. At that time, everyone was talking about freedom, about privacy, about the necessity of changing finance, about giving back financial freedom to people. I really believed in that and I still believe in such ideas.”

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MyEtherWallet Latest to Enter DeFi Arena With Integration on Aave and Ren

Ethereum’s oldest user-friendly wallet is staking territory in DeFi.

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Craig Wright Apparently in No Hurry to Pay $60K for Failed Suit

According to the Norwegian Hodlnaut, it seems that Wright is ignoring his legal obligations following a failed legal battle.

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Bitcoin Echoing 2017 Bull Run as Report Says Buyers Entered at $10K

Bitcoin market analyst filbfilb reveals key similarities between now and late 2016 as bullish sentiment keeps building for BTC price.

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Understanding Directed Acyclic Graphs in the Blockchain Landscape

DAGs present an encouraging approach, aimed to improve the existing speed, scalability and cost issues of blockchain technology.

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Ripple Aims to Become the Amazon of the Cryptocurrency World

Ripple is working to explore new use cases for its blockchain network.

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