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September 22, 2020

Using Crypto For Payment

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Using Crypto For Payment

Max Krupyshev and the Coinspaid team created a wonderful video presentation of their solution to crypto payments. Max first shared the Covid-19 condition and how

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Smart Tools For Smart Capital

Aenco’s session included their CEO and CTO, Kenrick Fok and Geoffrey Tipton respectively. They began by introducing Aenco as creating smart tools for smart capital.

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Orchid’s new oracle integration is all about sharing secrets

Picking Chainlink over its competitors was an easy decision for Waterhouse.

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APY.Finance: DeFi yield farming aggregator raises over $3M from CoinGecko and others

Decentralized finance (DeFi) yield farming aggregator in the making, APY.Finance has raised $3.6 million in a seed funding round. APY claims it will be offering DeFi traders a more intuitive and risk-optimized platform for yield farming. The yield farming aggregator expects to launch fully by next month. Yield farming aggregator raises over $3M As reported […]
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Survey: 26% Of Institutional Investors Set To Increase Cryptocurrency Purchases

Institutional investors, such as pension funds, wealth managers, and family offices, believe the cryptocurrency field will keep expanding and they plan to purchase more. The post Survey: 26% Of Institutional Investors Set To Increase Cryptocurrency Purchases appeared first on CryptoPotato.
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CIA launches in-house R&D arm, highlights blockchain as research area

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) announced a new research and development unit on Monday, dubbed CIA Labs.The post CIA launches in-house R&D arm, highlights blockchain as research area appeared first on The Block.
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Crypto Exchange Kraken Launching In Japan

Kraken, the San Fransisco-based digital assets exchange, says it will soon relaunch its services in Japan after shuttering its doors in the country for two years. In a blog post, Kraken explains why it left Japan in 2018 and why the crypto exchange is now making a move to re-establish its position in the country. […]The post Crypto Exchange Kraken Launching In Japan appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
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Gunners Reveal Sportsbet.io as Official Betting Partner

Coinspeaker Gunners Reveal Sportsbet.io as Official Betting PartnerFootball fans across the world were reminded once more of Arsenal Football Club’s reputation for supporting innovation when the 13-time English champions unveiled its official betting partner as crypto-led sportsbook Sportsbet.io.Gunners Reveal Sportsbet.io as Official Betting Partner
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Ripple price falls to $0.234, what’s next?

The Ripple price line continue to travel on the downside on the 21st of September as the crypto market turned bearish. The XRPUSD pair fell towards the $0.235 level. The cryptocurrency traded above the $0.242 mark on the 20th of September. 1-Day Ripple price analysis The cryptocurrency fell to the day’s low of $0.234. The […]
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‘Bitcoin’s too volatile for me!’ Fair enough, but does it actually hold water?

If you speak to someone who has heard of Bitcoin but doesn’t invest in it, their reason for the same would probably be something like this, “It’s too volatile for me! I’d rather stick to stocks and bonds.” Well, fair enough, but does it actually hold water? To answer this, we would have to put […]The post ‘Bitcoin’s too volatile for me!’ Fair enough, but does it actually hold water? appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Stripe to Pay $120,000 in PlexCoin ICO Settlement With Massachusetts Attorney General

The payments processor facilitated millions of dollars of PlexCoin investments before shuttering accounts in September 2017.
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ETH price loses ground, but network metrics say DeFi season not over yet

A look into the fundamentals of the Ethereum network — is the top altcoin losing momentum?

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ETH price loses ground, but network metrics say DeFi season not over yet

A look into the fundamentals of the Ethereum network — is the top altcoin losing momentum?
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Blockchain Bites: DeFi’s Dividend, China’s ‘New Battlefield,’ the Big Banks’ ‘Suspicious Activity’

China sees its digital yuan as a "new battlefield," DeFi's Curve has a new dividend program and a yet-to-launch platform is pursuing an "Initial DEX Offering."
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Ethereum price continues bearish trend to $340

Ethereum price continues to follow the king towards a new low. Ethereum The crypto market observed a bearish momentum just before noon on the 21st of September, which is when the major altcoins, including Ethereum, depicted negative slopes. The ETHUSD pair fell towards the $340 mark in the afternoon. The Ethereum price line depicted a […]
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Red Monday: Everything Falls as Investors Get Edgy

Stocks, gold, oil, bitcoin, ethereum and pretty much all other assets have turned red today as the market becomes a bit jittery. This broad sell-off is a rare sight, with...
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State Council of China Supports the Central Bank Digital Currency Research Institute to Establish A Fintech Center

The State Council of China issued the overall plan for the Beijing Pilot Free Trade Zone.
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Litecoin price stoops to $44, what to expect?

Litecoin price continues to fall in the descending channel. Expert expect a continuation in the descending channel. Litecoin is travelling in an already ascending channel. The LTC price was expected to fall bearish after observing a breakout towards the downside. The price line fell to $44 on the 21st of September. On the 20th of […]
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Stocks Plunge, S&P 500 Faces Worst September since 2011: What’s Up on Market?

Coinspeaker Stocks Plunge, S&P 500 Faces Worst September since 2011: What’s Up on Market?On Friday, the S&P 500 index closed 1.12% or 37.54 points down, at 3,319.47. The close was below S&P 500's 50-day moving average for the first time since April. At the moment of writing, it is even lower, at 3264.41. Stocks Plunge, S&P 500 Faces Worst September since 2011: What’s Up on Market?
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DeFi darling Yam—after suffering a $750,000 bug—is back: what you need to know

The venerable yield farming project that popularized food coins, Yam Finance (YAM), is finally back after a few weeks of hiatus. The post DeFi darling Yam—after suffering a $750,000 bug—is back: what you need to know appeared first on CryptoSlate.
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After Crashing 10% in Hours is the ETH Bottom In? (Ethereum Price Analysis)

Ethereum fell by a precipitous 10% today as it slips to $336. The cryptocurrency failed to surpass the $390 resistance last week and fell today as BTC dropped by 3%. Against Bitcoin, ETH also fell by 5.3% as it penetrated beneath the crucial support at 0.0329 BTC to trade at 0.032 BTC. ETH/USD – Etheruem […]The post After Crashing 10% in Hours is the ETH Bottom In? (Ethereum Price Analysis) appeared first on CryptoPotato.
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Former HSBC, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch Execs Start $50M Crypto Fund

Liquibit Capital is also said to be managed by a former Barclays Capital vice president and two current JPMorgan and Wells Fargo technicians.
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DAOs Will Never Govern the World (At This Pace)

DAOs were meant to fix the broken democratic processes in today's society. They've come up against their own governance roadblocks.
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Cardano long-term Price Analysis: 21 September

Most of the industry’s altcoins are struggling to make-do in the present market. With all the bullish market momentum fizzling out in early-September, new monthly lows are being registered every single day. In fact, even Bitcoin seemed to be losing value at the time of writing, after many alts hoped the king coin’s price movement […]The post Cardano long-term Price Analysis: 21 September appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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DeFi Aggregator Cream Finance Announces creamY, an Efficient & Dynamic Automated Market Maker

In direct competition to Uniswap, DeFi protocol Cream Finance announced its native dynamic and efficient Automated Market Maker (AMM) – creamY. The announcement reads that creamY will offer dynamic pool updates built using similar concepts that of Balancer, Uniswap, Curve, and Blackholeswap. Announcing creamY, a Capital Efficient, Dynamic AMM. creamY allows:– Dynamic pool updates– Yielding, stable The post DeFi Aggregator Cream Finance Announces creamY, an Efficient & Dynamic Automated Market Maker appeared first on Coingape.
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ZRXUSD bearish, prices likely to drop to $0.319

ZRXUSD opened the markets at $0.395, losing 9.78 at press time. The crypto is on a longterm bearish market and coming out of a bearish flag on the 1-hour chart The prices are expected to hit the pivot support S2 level of $0.319. Short term traders have an opportunity to go short on the trade. […]
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APY.Finance raises $3.6M investment from leading investors

​APY.Finance​ (APY), an automated yield farming platform raised $3.6 million in funding according to a release shared with AMBCrypto today. The funding announcement has come in after APY.Finance CEO, Will Shahda introduced the self-proclaimed ‘wealthfront for DeFi’ in a blog last month, that also mentioned its alpha launch in mid-October. Continuing from the last announcement, though, […]The post APY.Finance raises $3.6M investment from leading investors appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Historically Painful: Bitcoin Lost 12% on Average in September For the Past Three Years

September has historically been an unpleasant month for Bitcoin price. In the last three years alone, BTC lost about 12% on average during this month.The post Historically Painful: Bitcoin Lost 12% on Average in September For the Past Three Years appeared first on CryptoPotato.
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DeFi yield farming aggregator APY.Finance raises $3.6 million

APY.Finance, which is building a decentralized finance (DeFi) aggregator for yield farming, has raised $3.6 million in fresh funding.The post DeFi yield farming aggregator APY.Finance raises $3.6 million appeared first on The Block.
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Iran’s TPPH is offering crypto miners surplus electricity for sale

At some point, electricity might no longer be a problem for Iranian crypto miners. In addition to having access to cheap electricity for mining, Iran’s Thermal Power Plant Holding Company (TPPH) is looking to provide surplus energy from three different power plants to crypto miners in the country for sale.  Iran has seen an influx […]
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JD.com's fintech wing partners with PBoC on digital currency projects

China's e-commerce giant will reportedly help develop apps that support the forthcoming digital renminbi.

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JD.com's fintech wing partners with PBoC on digital currency projects

China's e-commerce giant will reportedly help develop apps that support the forthcoming digital renminbi.
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Stripe Pays $120,000 to Steer Clear of Alleged $8 Million Crypto Scam

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office alleged that Stripe’s systems were inadequate to detect illicit ICO-related transactions.
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FinCEN leak creates concern around new AML measures

FinCEN files show that some big banks didn’t do enough to prevent financial crimes BuzzFeed News reports that the management of some banks was fully aware of criminal activities and their cover-ups This report paints a reality of traditional banks much worse than the public perception of crypto exchanges This time foul-play came from the […]
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Flames Finance to Kick Off Spark (SPRK) Token DeFi Staking on 22nd Sept

Quick summary: Flames Finance (FLAME) will initiate the staking of its governance token, Spark (SPRK), on the 22nd of this month SPARK is available on UniSwap The token is also deflationary with 1% of every transaction value burned Holders of SPRK can influence the supply of FLAMES tokens The concept of a deflationary token in any crypto-ecosystem is revolutionary and the team at Flames Finance has implemented such a system for its governance token of Spark (SPRK). Every time SPRK […]
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Blockchain startup Oasis Labs partners with Nebula Genomics to make genomic data private

Nebula Genomics will use Oasis Labs' "privacy preserving" smart contract technology to give users full control over their genetic data.The post Blockchain startup Oasis Labs partners with Nebula Genomics to make genomic data private appeared first on The Block.
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First Mover: Digital Gold Narrative Could Be Bitcoin’s Lone Ace as Ethereum Gains

It’s pretty much guaranteed at this point that higher inflation is coming. The Federal Reserve, which has already printed about $3 trillion of new money this year, is now explicitly devoted to reducing the dollar’s purchasing power in a bid to revive the economy. Higher inflation also typically happens when a country gets laden with debt and interest […]
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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Another Whale Trap Or BTC’s Dump To $10K Very Soon?

Bitcoin’s price is back in decline as $12 billion suddenly evaporated off the crypto market cap. This includes approximately $10 million worth of BitMEX BTC longs, which have already been liquidated due to the sudden breakdown. In the last 4 hours, BTC has tanked over 3% from $10,900 to a low of $10,560 and broken […]The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Another Whale Trap Or BTC’s Dump To $10K Very Soon? appeared first on CryptoPotato.
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European central bank execs explain why CBDCs don’t need blockchain

Before trying to apply blockchain to anything, think why.
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European central bank execs explain why CBDCs don’t need blockchain

Before trying to apply blockchain to anything, think why.

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The truth about Bitcoin and Gold’s correlation

With the Bitcoin-Gold correlation at 76.3%, at the time of writing, market analysts are once again commenting on how crucial this correlation is, especially with regard to what it implies. However, what is interesting to note here is that this correlation was negative for the most part of the past two years. That is, before […]The post The truth about Bitcoin and Gold’s correlation appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Leaked FinCEN Documents Show Global Banking Responsible for $2 Trillion in Dirty Money

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Rough session for precious metals and Bitcoin as stocks sell off

Some of the speculative froth continues to slip away from stocks in early action on Monday morning. DJIA futures are down 2.1%, S&P 500 down 1.7%, and Nasdaq 100 down 1.5%.Previous pandemic favorite, Nikola Corporation is off another 27% to $25, after its founder exits the company. The EV player was taken public via SPAC merger in April, and its stock subsequently rose about 9X to $94 in the space of a couple of months.Proving again to be not much of a port in the storm during big stock market declines, gold (XAUUSD:CUR) is down 1.8% to $1,926 per ounce, silver (XAGUSD:CUR) is off 3.8% to $26.11, and Bitcoin (BTC-USD) is lower by 3% to $10,607.
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Bitcoin—the Power Needs Over $10k to Set an All-Time High

Bitcoin and its price have been a talk of the investor’s town due to its recent volatile movement. It was during the weekend when the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization was seen trading above $11k, while currently has recorded a steep dip wherein BTC lost over 3% from the highest of yesterday until the lowest, …
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FinCEN Reveals How BNY Mellon Processed $137M for OneCoin Ponzi Scheme

Coinspeaker FinCEN Reveals How BNY Mellon Processed $137M for OneCoin Ponzi SchemeWithin the framework of the OneCoin scheme, the transactions moved a total of $137 million to international bank accounts.FinCEN Reveals How BNY Mellon Processed $137M for OneCoin Ponzi Scheme
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BTC Blockchain Data Size Hits 300 GB Record Milestone

Coinspeaker BTC Blockchain Data Size Hits 300 GB Record MilestoneThe sustained growth of the BTC blockchain in the last four years may be attributed to the introduction of scaling solution SegWit, which effectively doubled block sizes to two megabytes. BTC Blockchain Data Size Hits 300 GB Record Milestone
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Monero, Synthetix, Crypto.com Coin Price Analysis: 21 September

Monero has been on a healthy uptrend for a while, but that might change in the short-term after it flashed a bearish signal on the charts. Synthetix, however, registered a bullish signal and the possibility of a price rise was likely, despite the fact that it remained under the bearish trend that commenced in early-September. […]The post Monero, Synthetix, Crypto.com Coin Price Analysis: 21 September appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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The reasons why I left a comfortable government job for crypto

What was behind my decision to leave a government position and continue down a path within the crypto and blockchain space.

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DeFi Yield Farming Aggregator APY.Finance Raises $3.6M in Seed Funding

The aggregation platform raised the seed funding from a roster of investors that includes Alameda Research, Arrington XRP Capital and Coingecko.
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The reasons why I left a comfortable government job for crypto

What was behind my decision to leave a government position and continue down a path within the crypto and blockchain space.
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Rolls-Royce Shares Fall 14% amid Plans to Raise $3B through Equity Issue

Coinspeaker Rolls-Royce Shares Fall 14% amid Plans to Raise $3B through Equity IssueAfter Rolls-Royce confirmed plans to raise £2.25 billion ($3.23 billion) through an equity issue, shares fell over 7%. RR is currently down 14%.Rolls-Royce Shares Fall 14% amid Plans to Raise $3B through Equity Issue
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Bitcoin hasn’t seen 3 positive consecutive quarters since 2017

Bitcoin has not seen three positive consecutive quarters since 2017, historical data shows.

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Bitcoin hasn’t seen 3 positive consecutive quarters since 2017

Bitcoin has not seen three positive consecutive quarters since 2017, historical data shows.
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FinCEN Files: Secret Documents Detail Failures of Global Banking Industry

Banks watched on as millions of dollars of dirty money was funnelled through the global financial system.
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Prominent Bitfinex Trader Joe007 Says Uniswap (UNI) is Overvalued

Prominent Bitfinex trader Joe007, who is well-known for holding massive positions on the price of bitcoin, has revealed he believes Uniswap’s UNI governance token is overvalued. On social media, where Joe007 is well-known for standing up for bitcoin and Bitfinex, and for being bearish on altcoins, responded to a user who asked him about his […]
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Nikola Founder Trevor Milton Set to Step Down from Executive Leadership Voluntarily

Coinspeaker Nikola Founder Trevor Milton Set to Step Down from Executive Leadership VoluntarilyTrevor Milton expressed his confidence that Stephen Girsky has the right leadership qualities to direct Nikola's vision at the Board level.Nikola Founder Trevor Milton Set to Step Down from Executive Leadership Voluntarily
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BABMI Finance Aims to Facilitate BMB Lending and Derivative Issuance

BAMBI focuses on building a one-stop platform for derivative issuance, staking proxy with cross chaining, asset, and trading management in the realm of DeFi. This, in turn, will provide users risk minimized, decentralized, and revolutionary financial products. The Potential of the DeFi Market As the cryptocurrency industry develops, DeFi (or Decentralized Finance) is fast becoming …
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Bitcoin conference to use VR to keep remote attendees engaged

Magical Crypto Conference uses virtual reality to engage attendees during a pandemic-disrupted all-digital event.
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Bitcoin price hits 1-week low as US dollar currency index aims higher

Renewed bullish behavior in DXY spells trouble for inversely correlated BTC/USD, underscoring the relationship between the two indices.

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Wisconsin Assembly candidate is accepting Bitcoin donations again

“Cryptocurrency is money,” argues a Wisconsin State Assembly candidate.

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PayPal integration bridges fiat-crypto gap for bitFlyer Europe users

bitFlyer Europe has added one more fiat deposit option.

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HSBC stock hits 25-year low: 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin grapples with $11,000 as money laundering engulfs the banking sector again and coronavirus spoils stocks sentiment.

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FinCEN leak suggests new AML measures may not go far enough… for banks

The leaked documents show many banks 'enabling' money laundering.

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Beijing sees digital currencies as ‘new battlefield’ in global finance

China's central bank aims to challenge the global financial status quo.

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Profit taking Bitcoin miners won’t stop the next bull run: On-chain analyst

Bitcoin miners sold substantial amounts of BTC throughout the past two months, but on-chain analysts believe it won’t stop the next bull run.

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MicroStrategy CEO seems to embrace Bitcoin maximalism

From skeptic to maximalist in seven years.

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US Space Force taps blockchain firm Xage Security for data protection

Going where no blockchain has gone before.

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Uniswap payday, ETH transactions hit record high, EU backs stablecoins: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 14–20

The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — one week on Cointelegraph in one link!

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The US is number one...in blockchain patents

But the company with the most patents isn’t even American.

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Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, NEO, XMR, ADA, LINK

As Bitcoin attempts to find a bottom, altcoins continue to decline, opening up opportunities on the long and short side.

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Gibraltar updates DLT framework to comply with FATF rules

Once again, Gibraltar is taking the lead in crypto regulations.

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The emergence of cryptocurrency hedge funds

Although the nascent crypto hedge fund industry still has lots of developing to do, it will undoubtedly be the future of finance.

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World’s largest sovereign wealth fund indirectly holds almost 600 Bitcoin

Mainstream finance giants may hold more Bitcoin than you think.

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Former government contractor avoids jail for mining crypto at work

Just don’t use work resources for personal gain.

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Understanding the landscape of decentralized finance

There are exciting ways to make extra income from engaging in the DeFI market and locking assets in decentralized protocols.

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The battle between DeFi, CeFi and the old guard

We are at the start of some big changes in the financial world, and by combining DeFi and CeFi the transition to the future would be faster.

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Small Bitcoin addresses plunge to 4-month low, but is this bearish?

Bitcoin addresses holding 1 BTC plunged to a 4-month low, but it is premature to suggest it is a bearish sign.

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Breaking virtual ground: Blockchain-secured land entices real estate investors

Individual and corporate investors are devoting millions of dollars to acquiring virtual acreage — here is why.

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Bitcoin price volatility expected as 47% of BTC options expire next Friday

47% of Bitcoin options expire next Friday, meaning BTC could be on the verge of a trend defining move.

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Indian state of Tamil Nadu announces blockchain infrastructure plan

The advantages of blockchain will prompt countries to adopt it sooner or later.

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Ethereum Classic partners with ChainSafe and OpenRelay to prevent more 51% attacks

The quest to protect Ethereum Classic continues.

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Kava to release cross-chain money market on blockchain

It will also release a governance token.

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