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Crypto Long & Short: Dogecoin, Market Manipulation and the Downside of a Coinbase IPO

Noelle Acheson explains how the dogecoin rise exemplifies the creative destruction underway in markets, and what a potential Coinbase listing could mean for the development …

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Dogecoin Surges, Coinbase Rumors, Brave Legal Threats: Hodler’s Digest, July 6–12

Bitcoin has practically turned into a stablecoin, Dogecoin has experienced a huge resurgence in popularity, and Coinbase might be preparing to list on the stock …

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Coinbase CEO Defends Licensing of Analytics Platform to Gov’t Agencies

Coinbase CEO says analytics platform is important to comply with AML rules and that only privacy coins can offer true privacy. Coinbase defended the licensing …

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We May Expect a Bitcoin Rally If Coronavirus Breaks Into a Second Wave

Understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cryptocurrency and blockchain-based asset markets: negligible or significant? COVID-19 has become a defining moment in the course …

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Top 5 Cryptocurrencies to Watch This Week: BTC, LINK, ATOM, XLM, BNB

The rally in altcoins is likely to continue if Bitcoin holds at its current levels but a breakdown below $9,000 could lead to aggressive profit …

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Shipping Giants Piloting Blockchain to Improve Efficiency

The Port of Rotterdam, along with global shipping giants, launches blockchain pilot to improve container handling’s safety and efficiency.   The Port of Rotterdam in …

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Unitize Roundup: Top 10 Quotes From the Virtual Blockchain Conference

Vitalik Buterin, Heath Tarbert, Brock Pierce and many more — here are 10 memorable quotes to take away from five days of the Unitize virtual …

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Blockchain Platform Targets Change in Agriculture & Fishing Industries

The Release project says its blockchain-powered platform can solve logistical challenges for the agriculture and fishing industries. Release, a blockchain-powered social commerce platform, has announced …

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Crypto Winter Could Really Be Over as New Bitcoin Starts to Bloom

Although the cryptocurrency industry still has many needed improvements, it nevertheless seems to be on an upward trajectory. There is no doubt that cryptocurrency — …

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Does COVID-19 Have the World Rethinking Dollar Supremacy?

A reading of a piece by a Yale professor and former head of Morgan Stanley Asia arguing the dollar’s status is changing rapidly.

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Nigerian Scammers Used BTC & Gemini Exchange to Siphon Millions

Nigerian scammers converted millions of dollars into Bitcoin via Gemini exchange according to an FBI criminal complaint. The two Nigerians jetsetters who filled their Instagram …

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How the US and Europe Are Regulating Crypto in 2020

Crypto regulation in 2020: The U.S. tightens regulation of crypto, while India has finally allowed banks to get involved with firms. Cryptocurrencies have been around …

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US Secret Service Creates Finance-Related Cybercrime Task Force

The Cyber Fraud Task Force created by the U.S. Secret Service aims to combat the growing trend of cybercrimes related to financial matters. The U.S. …

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Listen: What a Bitcoin Researcher Says About Lightning

Chaincode Labs researcher Clara Shikhelman has been studying mathematics in university since she was 14 years old. Now, as the bitcoin company’s newest post-doctoral fellow, …

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Key Metrics Show Institutional Interest in Crypto Is High and Rising

As institutions flock to crypto, here are the fundamental metrics that can be used to track their interest. The growth of the crypto derivatives market …

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Hyper-Stablecoinization: From Eurodollars to Crypto-Dollars

Crypto-dollarization is the world’s next best hope to meet its insatiable demand for U.S. dollars.

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How the Tokenization of the Gaming Industry Empowers Players

Blockchain tech implementation into the gaming industry could seriously disrupt its closed investment ecosystem. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear: The video games …

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Why Banks Keep Blocking Cryptocurrency-Related Transactions

The close interaction between traditional finance and regulators is the key element in the development of the cryptocurrency industry. The COVID-19 crisis has brought many …

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Which Way Bitcoin Price? Current ‘Stablecoin’ Period Mimics Early 2017

The wait for Bitcoin’s next big price move is nearly over, and the next few days will signal which direction that will be. “What’s the …

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Much Anticipated Central Bank Digital Currencies Raise Privacy Concerns

CBDCs are one of the hottest topics in the fintech space, but as their inception comes closer, serious privacy concerns come with it. Central Bank …

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Presidential Campaigns and Tiktok: Bad Crypto News of the Week

Check out this week’s Bad Crypto podcast. It’s been another good, stable week for Bitcoin. No big breakout yet but also no sudden collapse and …

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Which Way Bitcoin Price? Current ‘Stablecoin’ Period Mimics Early 2017

The wait for Bitcoin’s next big price move is nearly over, and the next few days will signal which direction that will be. “What’s the …

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Much Anticipated Central Bank Digital Currencies Raise Privacy Concerns

CBDCs are one of the hottest topics in the fintech space, but as their inception comes closer, serious privacy concerns come with it. Central Bank …

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Presidential Campaigns and Tiktok: Bad Crypto News of the Week

Check out this week’s Bad Crypto podcast. It’s been another good, stable week for Bitcoin. No big breakout yet but also no sudden collapse and …

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Three Industries That Will Be Blockchain Innovators Post-Pandemic

Nash’s co-founder said three industries will benefit from blockchain technology after the COVID-19 pandemic. Fabio Canesin, co-founder of blockchain fintech firm Nash, believes that as …

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Cryptocurrency News From Japan: July 5 – July 11 in Review

Tosei real estate and Tokyo Financial Holdings issued an asset-backed digital financial product, Coinage registered with Japanese authorities as an exchange and more headlined news …

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Hacker stole 336 BTC from Crypto exchange Cashaa

Cryptocurrency exchange Cashaa said hackers took 336 bitcoin from one of its wallets. The company has stopped all crypto-related transactions. U.K. based cryptocurrency exchange Cashaa …

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To Accelerate Cryptocurrency Adoption, We Must First Improve User Experience

Cryptocurrency adoption is inevitable, but without strengthening our approach to user education, the process will be slow. Only with increasing difficulty can one recall a …

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OCC Seeking to Remove Structural Barriers to Financial Inclusion

The OCC launched a project to identify ways to improve financial inclusion and remove barriers to credit access. The Office of the Comptroller of the …

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Bitcoin Price Ready for $10K Retest as Algorand, Tezos Continue Surge

Even though Bitcoin price has shown some weakness, key support levels are holding as BTC prepares for another shot at $10,000. The price of Bitcoin …

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Startup Helps Reduce Child Labor in Africa & Aspires to Work with Tesla

A blockchain startup helps car manufacturers ascertain that the raw materials they use are not produced by children. Recently, the venture arms of corporate giants …

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DOGE Tik Tok Pump Likely Over, OKCcoin CMO Says

With Dogecoin’s price falling, OKCoin’s CMO says the Tik Tok-fueled asset pump appears over. Dogecoin’s (DOGE) price has fallen notably after social media enthusiasts promoted …

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Decentralized File Sharing, Explained

What is decentralized file sharing, how does it work, and what are the main benefits of a peer-to-peer sharing model? Are there decentralized file sharing …

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Review: ‘HOW ARE WE’ – Tokenized Performance Art Film

Love it or hate it, a piece of performance art is now in permanent residence on the Ethereum blockchain. So is it worth watching? As …

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Comparing Apple to Bitcoin? Crypto Occupies a Class of Its Own

Is it even fair to compare Bitcoin to younger versions of tech giants like Apple? A recent article by a Cointelegraph Markets contributor proclaimed that …

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Japanese Exchange Holdings of Bitcoin Surged During the Pandemic

Japanese holdings of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, XRP, and Ether all surged during the coronavirus pandemic. The Japan Virtual and Crypto Assets Exchange Association (JVCEA) …

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The Mixed Signals Economy: The Breakdown Weekly Recap

Jobless claims are down, coronavirus cases are up and the markets simply don’t know what to do.

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This Exchange Crashed Bitcoin Price to $9K: Here’s Why That’s Bullish

The drop in the price of Bitcoin on July 10 to $9,100 was led by Bitstamp, data finds, coinciding with selling by BTC miners. According …

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Blockchain Changes Gaming Economics, Forte Exec Explains

Forte Labs’ vice president of token economics explained blockchain underpinning can affect in-game asset supply and demand economics. During a gaming-focused Unitize digital conference panel, …

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Sale of the Century: The Inside Story of Ethereum’s 2014 Premine

“Now anyone could be an investor in one of the most cutting-edge technology companies out there. All they needed was an internet connection and at …

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When Disaster Strikes: Decentralized Tech a Safety Mesh From Blackouts

Decentralized mesh networks are a technological lifeline in a disaster, allowing to check in on family and access crypto funds. Hurricanes and typhoons, earthquakes, cyberattacks …

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On the Importance of Not Losing — A Guide to Compound Interest

Finding a high-performance asset without insight is challenging, but systematically controlling losses is what is really needed to succeed. When I began to get interested …

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New ‘Altseason’ Visualized: Top 10 Cryptos Outperforming Bitcoin

These are the alternative crypto assets that have outperformed the rest of the market including Bitcoin in the past week as the DeFi craze gains …

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South Korea Brings Blockchain to Healthcare, but That’s Just the Start

Healthcare is among the first industries in South Korea to receive the benefits of data management and storage on blockchains. The government of South Korea …

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The Encrypted Messaging Dilemma: Balancing Censorship and Freedom

Experts are of the opinion that governments need to work hand-in-hand with encryption-centric service providers to combat illegal activities on their platforms. Encrypted messaging services …

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Correlation Between Bitcoin Price and Stocks Reaches a New All-Time High

Bitcoin’s correlation to the S&P 500 has reached a new all-time-high, what does this mean for BTC price? Lately, Bitcoin price has been showing record-high …

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Attempted 51% Attack on Bitcoin Gold Was Thwarted, Developers Say

A 51 percent attack on Bitcoin Gold was unsuccessful.

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Data Suggests Bitcoin Price Will Rise as Investor Demographics Shift

Data shows that a sharp shift in investor demographics and monetary power could propel Bitcoin price to new highs. Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading sideways …

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Crypto Management App Denies Being Hacked

London-based crypto-financial technology startup denied Sixgill’s claims that its database was stolen by hackers. Plutus, a crypto finance app founded in 2015, denied social media …

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Telegram’s Defeat Isn’t ‘Binding’ in Kik Case, Judge Tells SEC

Kik’s proverbial day in court may take a lot longer than Telegram’s, if the judge’s response to the SEC during a hearing this week is …

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There Are Over 13K Bitcoin Addresses Worth $1M

Over 13,000 Bitcoin addresses hold over $1 million worth of Bitcoin. There are over 13,000 Bitcoin (BTC) addresses that are worth at least $1 million, …

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