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July 8, 2020

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Bitcoin Remains in Firm Bull Territory as Buyers Defend Critical Support

Bitcoin has remained in firm bull territory over the past several weeks, despite it showing some signs of immense weakness Much of the benchmark cryptocurrency’s current strength comes from its ability to hold above its SMA50 One analyst believes that this is the level that will determine the crypto’s future in the days and weeks ahead He also notes that some hidden bullish divergences are working to counter the weakness stemming from BTC’s “somewhat defined” […]
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The e-money evolution: a platform-based revolution

Quick TakeDigitalization is rapidly transforming financial services Payments are shifting toward online platforms and mobile applications, where e-money facilitates transactionsBoth the BIS and IMF diligently track e-money developmentsThe Block uses the IMF’s “Money Trees” framework and the BIS’ “Industrial Organization of Finance” model to better understand payment methods
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Zoomers Push Dogecoin Up 20% in Viral TikTok Pump

Dogecoin is going viral as teens pump the cryptocurrency on TikTok. The #DogecoinTikTokChallenge started after TikTok user, jamezg97, posted a video intending to pump Dogecoin to $1. Within five days...
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Dragonfly managing partner: Balancer’s and FCoin’s liquidity mining programs are “very different”

Balancer’s liquidity mining program is very different from FCoin, the infamous Chinese crypto exchange that lost around $130 million of user funds, according to Dragonfly Capital’s Haseeb Qureshi. In a recent webinar with The Block, Qureshi pointed out that unlike FCoin, which incentivized users to wash trade by rewarding transactions with the exchange’s native token […]The post Dragonfly managing partner: Balancer’s and FCoin’s liquidity mining programs are “very different” appeared first on The Block.
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Aave launches new service for unsecured peer-to-peer loans on Ethereum

Ethereum-based Lending protocol Aave has partnered with OpenLaw to introduce a service for "undercollateralized lending"The post Aave launches new service for unsecured peer-to-peer loans on Ethereum appeared first on The Block.
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Bitcoin (BTC) Bull Run Incoming As Ethereum, XRP and Altcoin Market Battle Extended Hangover: Bloomberg’s July Crypto Outlook

Bloomberg just published its latest outlook on the crypto markets, predicting Bitcoin will outperform the altcoin market as it continues to solidify its place as the gold of digital assets. Mike McGlone, the senior commodity strategist for Bloomberg Intelligence, says widespread adoption, limited supply and strengthening demand all point to a BTC price increase, especially […]The post Bitcoin (BTC) Bull Run Incoming As Ethereum, XRP and Altcoin Market Battle Extended Hangover: Bloomberg’s July Crypto Outlook appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
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How Apple’s COVID Policy Limited a Public Health App in Taiwan

Bitmark's experience in Taiwan raises questions about censorship and access in the age of COVID-19.
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Here are the fastest growing DeFi apps right now

Dune Analytics data reveals explosive growth in DeFi users since the beginning of summer.
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CFTC Is Waiting on SEC to Allow Futures Trading of More Digital Assets, Says CFTC Chairman

Chairman Tarbert of the CFTC wants to see more clarity on which tokens are securities within the U.S. as well as broader international cooperation on regulation.

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CFTC Is Waiting on SEC to Allow Futures Trading of More Digital Assets, Says CFTC Chairman

Chairman Tarbert of the CFTC wants to see more clarity on which tokens are securities within the U.S. as well as broader international cooperation on regulation.
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Bitcoin Has To Reclaim This Level Or Risk A Correction To $8,600, Warns Crypto Strategist

Bitcoin has seen a decent rally over the past two days or so. After slumping below $9,000 over the weekend in a bearish move that made the bulls wary, BTC rallied past $9,300 on July 7 for the first time in approximately 10 days. However, this did not last long as the benchmark crypto dipped […]
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Future Bleak for Private Stablecoins, SFB Economist Says

SFB Technologies' chief economist sees a future for central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, but not for privately issued stablecoins.

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Future Bleak for Private Stablecoins, SFB Economist Says

SFB Technologies' chief economist sees a future for central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, but not for privately issued stablecoins.
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Argentina sets new Bitcoin trading record as economy worsens

In the midst of a financial crisis, worsened by lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic, Argentina is now trading more Bitcoin than ever. Almost.
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Cardano's ADA is Either #6 or 7 By Market Capitalization — Depending on Who Counts

Cardano’s ADA may have passed Bitcoin Satoshi Vision in market capitalization, the caveat is how should treasury coins be qualified.

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Cardano's ADA is Either #6 or 7 By Market Capitalization — Depending on Who Counts

Cardano’s ADA may have passed Bitcoin Satoshi Vision in market capitalization, the caveat is how should treasury coins be qualified.
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Bitcoin Futures Premium Shows That Institutions are Bullish on BTC

Bitcoin futures have seen a rising premium over spot BTC in recent months, which seems to indicate that traders are bullish on the benchmark cryptocurrency. This premium is particularly clear while looking towards the CME – which seems to indicate that professional traders and institutions are particularly bullish on BTC at the present moment. This […]
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IOHK could demonstrate Cardano’s multi-asset standard with Presidential campaign coins for Kanye West and Brock Pierce

Cardano could see Presidential coins issued on its platform in order to demonstrate its multi-asset standard, Charles Hoskinson said in his latest AMA. The post IOHK could demonstrate Cardano’s multi-asset standard with Presidential campaign coins for Kanye West and Brock Pierce appeared first on CryptoSlate.
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This Unique Perspective on Bitcoin Charting Makes Bull Breakout Clear As Day

Switching Bitcoin price charts from one type to another gives a clear as day look at what appears to be a full-blown breakout into a bull market. Better yet, the price action also shows a retest of downtrend resistance turned support, which could act as a launchpad for the cryptocurrency. Understanding Technical Analysis, Trend Lines, […]
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Canadian Cleaner Falls Victim to Elaborate Crypto Scam

Another crypto scam is in the books. A 50-year-old cleaner in Canada named Jocelyn has been cheated out of her entire life savings after being convinced to send her crypto funds to fraudulent parties. How a Canadian Cleaner Fell Victim to a Crypto Scam Jocelyn worked for Sean Moore, a semi-retired lobbyist who spoke on...The post Canadian Cleaner Falls Victim to Elaborate Crypto Scam appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
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DeFi Driving Chainlink’s Link Token to Record Highs

The ever-increasing use of Chainlink’s price oracles in decentralized finance is driving the cryptocurrency higher, according to analysts.
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COVID-19 Could Accelerate Crypto Adoption

Coinbase’s former CTO believes over powered governments could lead to accelerated crypto adoption post COVID-19.
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COVID-19 Could Accelerate Crypto Adoption

Coinbase’s former CTO believes over powered governments could lead to accelerated crypto adoption post COVID-19.

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Bitcoin and Ethereum futures volume fell dramatically in June

Monthly volumes of both Bitcoin and Ethereum futures both fell in June, each falling back to levels last seen in late 2019 and early 2020, according to data collected by The Block. The monthly volume of Bitcoin futures fell by 40%, from $557 billion to $332 billion, after a record-setting month in May. As for […]The post Bitcoin and Ethereum futures volume fell dramatically in June appeared first on The Block.
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Market Wrap: With Low Volatility, Traders Seem to Like $9,000 Bitcoin

Bitcoin traders love hitting buy on their terminals when the price is around $9,000.
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Former top Treasury official joins Bitcoin tracing firm Chainalysis

Sigal Mandelker was previously Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence under President Trump.
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Binance Coin, IOTA, Cosmos price analyis: 7 July

During the past week, many altcoins seemed to have posted substantial gains. Popular altcoins like Binance Coin, IOTA, and Cosmos all surged in terms of their trading price registering a hike up to 30The post Binance Coin, IOTA, Cosmos price analyis: 7 July appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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The Popular Stablecoin Tether Is Now Circulating on the Bitcoin Cash Network

The most popular stablecoin tether (USDT) has officially been minted on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain via the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP). At press time there’s only 1,010 SLP-based USDT in circulation, as the firm Tether Limited seems to be issuing small amounts and testing the SLP framework. Tether (USDT) is the king of stablecoins in […]The post The Popular Stablecoin Tether Is Now Circulating on the Bitcoin Cash Network appeared first on Bitcoin News.
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Bitcoin Options Data Shows Investors Betting on $50K BTC Price in 2021

Traders are placing large bets on $50,000 Bitcoin options for June and December 2021, but what are the chances of BTC price reaching this level by then?

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Bitcoin Options Data Shows Investors Betting on $50K BTC Price in 2021

Traders are placing large bets on $50,000 Bitcoin options for June and December 2021, but what are the chances of BTC price reaching this level by then?
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Nearly $60M in Bitcoin Moved to Ethereum in June

Nearly $60 million worth of bitcoins moved to Ethereum during June, 75% of which came through Wrapped Bitcoin.
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Global Compatibility Is A Key Factor In The CBDC Race, Says Expert

CBDCs will have to be internationally interoperable to become globally adopted, says a Hong Kong University expert.
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Global Compatibility Is A Key Factor In The CBDC Race, Says Expert

CBDCs will have to be internationally interoperable to become globally adopted, says a Hong Kong University expert.

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The Bitcoin Price Bubble That Never Bursts

Bitcoin underwent the most substantial price change at the end of 2017 when its price eclipsed $20,000. Back then, it provoked a lot of speculations as to how Bitcoin is going to behave next and what awaits the digital currency in the forthcoming years. Two years later, Bitcoin again presents a strong potential signal. Investors […]
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Could a Cardano & Litecoin Team Up Be in the Works?

Cardano's founder wants to posse up with Litecoin's founder.
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Could a Cardano & Litecoin Team Up Be in the Works?

Cardano's founder wants to posse up with Litecoin's founder.

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Cardano (ADA) May Be Forming a Macro Top Despite Surging 400% Since March

Cardano has been caught within an intense rally over the past few weeks, surging amidst a flurry of positive news This rally has allowed it to set fresh yearly highs today, and in the near-term, it appears that it will continue climbing higher It is important to note that it is quickly navigating up towards a massive high time frame resistance level The selling pressure here may be insurmountable and could spark a selloff This […]
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Sell Setup Perfected With Chainlink’s Latest Pump To A New Crypto High

Although Bitcoin still can’t break above $10,000, nor can Ethereum overtake $250, Chainlink continues to set new record high after high. Even today, the crypto asset keeps raising the stakes on its all-time high. But as new highs are set, the price action has not only triggered but perfected a sell setup on monthly timeframes. […]
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Chainlink Rises 15% Amid China’s Blockchain Network Launch

LINK token experienced a massive price surge as China’s national blockchain network activated 135 nodes with integrated Chainlink price oracles.

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Chainlink Rises 15% Amid China’s Blockchain Network Launch

LINK token experienced a massive price surge as China’s national blockchain network activated 135 nodes with integrated Chainlink price oracles.
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Analysts: DOGE TikTok challenge, falling Bitcoin dominance show “altseason” is here

The ever-awaited altseason — a colloquial term for pumping altcoin markets — has arrived earlier than expected, if some analysts are to be believed. The post Analysts: DOGE TikTok challenge, falling Bitcoin dominance show “altseason” is here appeared first on CryptoSlate.
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How Local Cryptocurrencies Help Kenyans Survive the Coronavirus Crisis

Local cryptocurrencies are helping communities in struggling parts of Kenya to survive the Coronavirus crisis. Here's how. The post How Local Cryptocurrencies Help Kenyans Survive the Coronavirus Crisis appeared first on CryptoPotato.
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South Korea Considers Blockchain-Run Free Trade Zone

The South Korean government considers a free trade zone for industrial hemp run on a blockchain-based platform.
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South Korea Considers Blockchain-Run Free Trade Zone

The South Korean government considers a free trade zone for industrial hemp run on a blockchain-based platform.

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New Kyber Upgrade Deployed to the Ethereum Mainnet

Kyber Network recently put KyberDAO and a protocol upgrade into play.

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New Kyber Upgrade Deployed to the Ethereum Mainnet

Kyber Network recently put KyberDAO and a protocol upgrade into play.
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Dogecoin price surges 20 percent with TikTok video boost

A viral TikTok video making round has presented Dogecoin crypto with a boost as the digital asset price has surged almost 20 percent this week courtesy of the video. Urging viewers to invest at least $25 on the crypto, the video is aimed at pushing Dogecoin price to $1. At the time of drafting this […]
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Cardano, ZCash, Stellar Lumens price analysis: 07 July

Although Cardano has hit a level last seen in 2019, all the coins [Zcash and Stellar Lumens], show a potential retracement soon. However, the same might not apply to Cardano, especially with the recenThe post Cardano, ZCash, Stellar Lumens price analysis: 07 July appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Dev Outlines Three Requirements for Decentralizing Gaming

A veteran game developer discussed how and why the gaming industry can be decentralized at the Unitize conference.
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Dev Outlines Three Requirements for Decentralizing Gaming

A veteran game developer discussed how and why the gaming industry can be decentralized at the Unitize conference.

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Top 3 Cryptocurrencies Outperforming Bitcoin Amidst Altcoin Rally

While several trends in the past have evidently pointed out that the price of altcoins is heavily influenced by the price movement of Bitcoin, the latest data says otherwise. This week was eventful for altcoins as the price of almost every coin had witnessed a significant surge.  The Big Altcoin Price Rally Satoshi Nakamoto went
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HitBTC Now Offers Margin Trading, iOS Application Released

HitBTC, one of the leading digital asset exchanges in terms of market liquidity and trading pairs, has rolled out margin trading for its main platform. This new feature allows users to open positions of a larger size with a smaller initial deposit by using additional funds that are provided by a margin lender. The platform...The post HitBTC Now Offers Margin Trading, iOS Application Released appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
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Hacker Group Amassed $7M in Crypto by Selling Stolen Credit Cards

Hackers profited over $7 million by selling the data via dark web.
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Hacker Group Amassed $7M in Crypto by Selling Stolen Credit Cards

Hackers profited over $7 million by selling the data via dark web.

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Crypto ETFs cheer as SEC ushers new Expedited Review Process

Many crypto ETFs are lingering in SEC files. Now, the Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States has announced new amendments following voting. The new guidelines relate to the processing timeline of applications filed by the companies seeking listing. As per the official statement, the SEC states that the newly voted amendments are meant […]
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Crypto Thieves Impersonate Joe Rogan in New Bitcoin (BTC) Giveaway Scam

Crypto scammers are now impersonating Joe Rogan, the popular podcaster and host of The Joe Rogan Experience, in an attempt to steal people’s Bitcoin. The whale watching bot Whale Alert warned its 236,000 followers on Monday that someone sent 1 BTC worth $9,195 to a confirmed giveaway scam. The scammers are pretending to be Rogan […]The post Crypto Thieves Impersonate Joe Rogan in New Bitcoin (BTC) Giveaway Scam appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
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Hey, Big Spender! Don’t Steal My BTC

A new bug dubbed “Big Spender” has made its way into several popular bitcoin wallets. Big Spender Is Here to Take Your Crypto Big Spender is a double spend hack that gives users the idea that they have received money when in fact, they have not. Instead, the person who has ultimately overtaken the transaction...The post Hey, Big Spender! Don’t Steal My BTC appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
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Central Banks Cannot Print Jobs: Understanding Real Economic Recovery, Feat. Daniel Lacelle

A leading economist shares why crisis-time central bank policies are saving zombie companies while hurting small businesses and startups.
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Litecoin price approaches $43.50, what to expect?

The Litecoin price line turned slightly bearish on the 7th of July and fell towards the $43.50 mark. The cryptocurrency traded between the $43 and $44.38 price levels over the day. 1-Day Litecoin price analysis (7th July) Litecoin price chart by Trading View Litecoin stood above the $44.10 mark at the beginning of the 7th […]
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Chainlink price pumps 20% to reach new all-time high

Chainlink, the 12th-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is soaring today, reaching new heights of nearly $6 per coin for the first time in its history.
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Twitter Users Can Now Send Crypto to Each Other with Torus

A private key management startup, Torus, enables social media users to send crypto using Twitter and GitHub handles.
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SEC’s Cryptomom Peirce Believes US Capital Markets Can ‘Transform People’s Lives’

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce wants to see new crypto projects get a fair shake at U.S. capital markets.

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SEC’s Cryptomom Peirce Believes US Capital Markets Can ‘Transform People’s Lives’

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce wants to see new crypto projects get a fair shake at U.S. capital markets.
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Twitter Users Can Now Send Crypto to Each Other With Torus

A private key management startup, Torus, enables social media users to send crypto using Twitter and GitHub handles.

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Major Car Companies Get Creative Before Next Crypto Bull Run

Luxury car company Rolls Royce announced a line of cars hosting blockchain puzzles, shortly after Lamborghini revealed a yacht.

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The US Secret Service Issues Ransomware Warning

The US Secret Service issued a security alert about ransomware attacks.

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DeFi Lending Platform Enables No-Collateral Loans With New Feature

The Aave decentralized finance protocol new feature lets users borrow money without posting collateral.

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Crypto ‘OG’ Thinks Altcoins Will Outperform BTC in the Near Future

The founder of the first crypto venture capital firm believes that altcoins will eventually provide better returns than Bitcoin.

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Legal Implications of Secondary SAFT Sales, Part 1

Part 1 of this series covers the legal implications associated with the sale of SAFTs and different approaches to legal interpretations of tokens.

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Bitcoin Double-Spends an Inevitable Network Feature, Legitimate or Not

Reports of double-spending keep plaguing crypto firms and investors alike. Will this issue ever be resolved, or is it here to stay?

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Careful! There’s a Justin Sun Look-a-Like Trying to Launch a Fake Tron Privacy Coin

Someone impersonating Tron CEO Justin Sun recently tried luring investors into buying a fake Tron privacy asset as part of a token sale offering.

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Chainlink Price Hits A New All-Time High — Will Tezos (XTZ) Follow?

Tezos' price looks ripe to follow in Chainlink’s footsteps for a massive rally, and even new all-time highs given the correlation of these two cryptocurrencies.

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Trump’s Former Sanctions Chief Joins Major Crypto Firm Chainalysis

U.S. Treasury’s former key undersecretary, Sigal Mandelker, has joined the board of advisors of major crypto analytics firm, Chainalysis.

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The Three Most Controversial Bitcoin Price Models and What They Predict

Many are highly critical of the three highly popular models used widely by Bitcoin analysts — stock-to-flow, Hyperwaves, and Elliott Waves.

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Monaco Passes New Security Token Laws, but Acting on Them Is Not Easy

The government of Monaco has passed a new bill introducing the establishment of a security token framework.

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Unstoppable Domains Launches Decentralized Chat Protocol

Unstoppable Domains’ new chat protocol enables users to store data on their own servers through crypto wallets and P2P network integration.

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Web 3.0 Will Drive Decentralized Business Models, Says Blockchain Exec

Kevin Chou discussed how content creators could build their own virtual economies with blockchain technology.

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Binance Expands Fiat Gateway to Support 15 New National Currencies

Binance added support for the new currencies through a partnership with crypto asset and fiat money institutional custodian Etana Custody.

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Major Indian Farmer Producer Organization to Use Blockchain for Supply Chains

One of India’s largest farmer producer organizations plans to use blockchain to help farmers receive higher pay.

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Bitmain Pulls Schrödinger Act as Power Struggle Reaches New Heights

Bitmain is having a Schrödinger moment as official accounts make contradictory statements on payment details.

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