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Coinhouse Wins First Crypto License From French Regulator

Coinhouse’s new status with the Financial Markets Authority should help the firm get banking services in France and bigger institutional clients.

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Price Analysis April 6: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, XTZ, LEO

Many major cryptocurrencies are breaking out of their critical overhead resistance levels and it seems the uptrend is likely to continue for the next few …

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Nestlé Partners With Rainforest Alliance to Trace Coffee Beans

Nestlé has added its Zoégas coffee brand to the IBM Food Trust blockchain and partnered with the Rainforest Alliance to bolster the coffee’s data traceability.

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Ethereum Creator Picks Two Worst Bull and Bear BTC Predictions Ever Made

Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum, outlines how important it is to remember massively off-the-mark BTC price predictions from McAfee and Dr. Doom. As the …

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Rune Christensen: ‘Our Job Is to Support Whatever the Maker Community Decides’

MakerDAO founder Rune Christensen talks Black Thursday and the foundation’s mysterious radio silence on the matter. As the dust begins to settle over MakerDAO’s Black …

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Researchers Design Blockchain-Based Digital Court In Japan

Professors in Japan unveiled a blockchain system to settle legal disputes through a “digital court.” A group of researchers has devised a blockchain-based mechanism to …

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What’s Next For Bitcoin Price After It Just Reclaimed $7,300?

Somehow, someway, the price of Bitcoin has continued to show resilience after March 12’s capitulation event, decisively retaking $7,300 just minutes ago after trying an …

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Bitcoin Price ‘Floor’ to Jump to $7-8K Post Halving

Bitcoin price recently plummeted to under $4,000, bouncing off what may believe is the absolute “floor” for the first-ever cryptocurrency. However, according to data from …

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How Disruption Makes Humanity Stronger, Feat. Emerson Spartz

Could creativity and digital work flourish as people are forced to improve how they use the internet and technology?

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China Is Winning the Coronavirus Information War

During coronavirus, China can export its model of development to the world.

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China Will ‘Undoubtedly’ Pursue Digital Yuan, Central Bank Says

The People’s Bank of China has sent one of its strongest signals yet of a commitment to creating a digital national currency.

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Charities Are Turning to Bitcoin Amid the Global Fight Against Coronavirus

Large charitable organizations embrace Bitcoin and other crypto donations as the usefulness of crypto in times of crisis emerges. In the war against the novel …

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Blockchain Bites: Major Crypto Players Sued, Steem Froze Accounts and More

A boutique law firm is leading a bevy of charges against the biggest names in crypto while MakerDAO plans its obsolescence.

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Bitcoin on Track to Form Historic “V-Reversal” as Bulls Surmount $7,000

Bitcoin saw a sharp overnight rally that allowed it to surge past the resistance that it was previously facing around $7,000, with the crypto appearing …

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Zoom Has Privacy Issues, Here are Some Alternatives

Worried about getting Zoombombed? Here are some privacy-facing services to check out while you’re WFH.

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Vonage Co-Founder Launches Decentralized Videochat App to Battle Zoom

Can a new communications platform make security breaches a thing of the past? Jeff Pulver, a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) pioneer and the co-founder …

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Nestlé Rises to DLT Challenge, Expands IBM Food Trust Blockchain Tool to Coffee

Nestlé, the world’s biggest food and beverage firm, expands its long-running IBM Food Trust blockchain technology platform to its coffee brand Zoégas. Global implementation of …

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Bitcoin Hashrate Increases ⅓ in 2 Days — Will BTC Price Follow?

Bitcoin (BTC) hashrate has increased 33% in just two days while the price of Bitcoin trails behind. Bitcoin (BTC) hashrate has increased 33% in just …

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Bitcoin Price Textbook Breakout Pattern May Trigger Big Rally to $8.5K

Bitcoin price has broken out of the $6,800 to $7,000 resistance range for the first time since its drop to $3,600 on March 12. The …

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Optimism Is Coming Back in the Stock Market – Will it Last?

Global stock markets are soaring on Monday as investors cheer the declining COVID-19 rates, but optimism might not last. The post Optimism Is Coming Back …

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Does Boeing Stock’s Massive Surge Mean It’s Finally Bottomed?

Investors are piling up equities like Boeing stock Monday as if the market bottom is in soon, but it’s going to be a harder landing …

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Double Dragon: Is Ethereum Ready For Violent Reversal?

Ethereum continues to struggle amidst the current vicious and volatile market environment caused by the coronavirus outbreak and recession on the horizon. But following a …

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US Congressional Watchdog Quietly Reveals DLT Prototype Development

The U.S. legislative branch’s supreme auditor has created two job positions with responsibilities including the development and exploration of blockchain. The United States Government Accountability …

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Q&A: What is Prime Brokerage, and Will it Gain Traction in Crypto?

Is prime brokerage about to become more common in the crypto world, and what benefits can it deliver? We asked Bequant CEO’s for his perspective. …

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Kraken Appoints SAFT Architect Marco Santori as Chief Legal Officer

Santori joins to the Kraken’s legal team with broad experience in working on legal frameworks for the crypto industry, including SAFT. The U.S. based crypto …

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Ethereum Explodes 15% Higher: What’s Behind The Sudden Surge?

Bitcoin often leads the crypto market, but all eyes seem to be on Ethereum at the moment; in the past day, since Monday’s candle open …

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Kraken Hires Lawyer Marco Santori to Ramp Up Acquisitions

Marco Santori, who helped write the SAFT framework, is leaving Blockchain.com to helm Kraken’s expanding legal team.

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Bitcoin News Roundup for April 6, 2020

Ether and BTC are running neck and neck while three major lawsuits deal with the ICO aftermath. It’s CoinDesk’s Markets Daily podcast.

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Roger Ver Trashes Bitcoin.​com Coronavirus Layoff Claims as ‘More Bcash FUD’

CEO of Bitcoin.​com Roger Ver has swiped away claims that he laid off 50% of his staff, labeling the news “more Bcash FUD”. Bitcoin.com CEO …

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Rough Week Ahead, Correlation With Stock Market Could Be Deadly for Bitcoin

Bitcoin price has nearly doubled since the cryptocurrency experienced a massive collapse in mid-March, falling to as low as $3,800. Although the first-ever cryptocurrency is …

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Digital Assets Are More Recession-Proof Than You Might Think

Like gift cards, digital tokens represent claims on future services. In a downturn, they may not lose value as readily as equities and debt.

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Introducing CoinDesk’s All-New Newsletters

CoinDesk’s newsletters are getting a big upgrade. There’s no better way to stay up to date on bitcoin, crypto and the transformation of the global …

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Ethereum On Cusp of Explosive Move After Confirming Bullish Formation

Ethereum incurred a notable overnight surge that has allowed it to rally over 8%, gaining a firm position within the mid-$150 region as it begins …

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South Korean Central Bank Accelerates Digital Currency Pilot to Keep Up With Other Nations

The Bank of Korea has historically been skeptical about CBDCs, but now it’s having to keep up.

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Celsius Lists Libra Challenger for 9.9% Potential Interest

Saga has listed its SGA token on Celsius network, allowing up to 9.9% interest. Crypto lending platform Celsius Network has listed startup Saga’s SGA stabilized …

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New Zealand Financial Regulator Warns Public About ‘Profit Bitcoin’ Scam

New Zealand’s financial regulator, the Financial Markets Authority, issued a warning against a suspected Bitcoin investment platform. Amid the apparent global surge of cryptocurrency-related scams, …

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Coronavirus Encourages CBDC Developments: Deutsche Bank Strategist

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic accelerates central bank digital currency developments, according to Deutsche Bank macro strategist Marion Laboure. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic accelerates central bank …

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Bitcoin, Equities Markets Rally on Signs of Hope

“Looks like we’re piggy-backing on equities with some data possibly indicating virus peaking,” says a trader.

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Poloniex’s New Tron-Powered IEO Platform Moves Exchange Closer to Justin Sun’s Orbit

The new platform uses Tron’s TRX token for purchases and its first project is within the Tron fold.

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Shyft Network to Build FATF-Compliant ‘Identity Layer’ for Polkadot

Shyft Network is adding yet another blockchain to its decentralized digital identification network.

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First Mover: Trillions in Coronavirus Stimulus Brings Out the Bitcoin Bulls

It’s a common refrain: The U.S. dollar will be debased by the trillions in coronavirus aid. That should strengthen the case for bitcoin… theoretically.

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Bitcoin Scam on YouTube Masquerades as Coinbase CEO AMA

A popular YouTube channel has been hacked and is live-streaming a purported AMA with Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong while trying to scam viewers out of …

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A Chilling 40% Stocks Drop Warning May Rattle Crypto Market

The US stocks benchmark S&P 500 could fall by as much as 40 percent as the Coronavirus pandemic spreads further, according to Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Investments. …

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Argo Blockchain Defies COVID-19, Mines Record Levels of Bitcoin in Q1 2020

Publicly-listed mining firm Argo Blockchain has broken its own records for Bitcoin mining, seemingly escaping the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. London Stock Exchange-listed …

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Steem Soft Forks to Freeze 17.6M Tokens Held by Former Witnesses

Steem has again taken aim at the blockchain’s former validators, executing a soft fork to freeze 17.6 million tokens associated with its previous witnesses. Tensions …

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Africa and Gulf Bank selects Path Solutions iMAL as new core system

Sudan-based Africa and Gulf Bank (AGB) has signed up Path Solutions and its iMAL Islamic core banking system. Path has signed three Sudanese banks in …

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Major Crypto Firms Including Binance, Civic, Tron Targeted in Flood of Lawsuits

A flood of class-action lawsuits were filed in New York Friday, taking aim at a number of major cryptocurrency projects over their token sales.

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The New Land of Crypto Fundraising Is in Asia and Europe, Says PwC

Most of the fundraising in the cryptocurrency space shifted from the Americas to Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific region. Most of the …

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Researchers Detect Ambitious Bitcoin Mining Malware Campaign Targeting 1,000s Daily

Cybersecurity researchers have identified a persistent and ambitious campaign that targets thousands of Docker servers daily with a Bitcoin miner. Cybersecurity researchers have identified a …

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Sensorium’s Senso Token Lists on the Top Ten HitBTC Cryptocurrency Exchange

The move follows a similar listing on the KuCoin exchange and will drive further usage of cryptocurrencies as the innovative Sensorium Galaxy platform is set …

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Is Bitcoin More Like Gold or Equities?

Bitcoin markets have behaved a lot more like equities than gold during recent market swings. But widen the time frame, and things start to look …

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