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Blockchain Capital Leads Funding Round for Crypto Compliance Startup TRM

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U.S.-based venture firm Blockchain Capital leads a $1.7 million funding round for TRM — a compliance startup for crypto businesses

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Bitcoin Hovers Under $3,450 as All Top Cryptos See Moderate Losses

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Bitcoin stays under $3,450 as the top 20 cryptocurrencies report moderate-heavy losses on the day

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Understanding Cryptocurrency Options – An Alternative Way to Trade Crypto

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Pantera Capital, Coinbase Back Crypto Startup Staked in $4.5 Million Round

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Major crypto investment firms, including Pantera Capital and Coinbase Ventures, back crypto staking startup Staked

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Age of Scale How Can Blockchain Systems Become Powerful Enough for a Global Audience

n Blockchain technology is facing a serious scalability issue, and sorting it out might not be as easy as some think. What are some of the proposed approaches to solving the problemn

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Under Fire Kik Is Gearing Up for a Fight With the SEC

n Kik opposes potential regulatory action from SEC, saying its 2017 Kin token sale followed all the right rulesn

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Global Pharma Giant Merck Wins US Blockchain, AI Patent for Product Authenticity

n Major pharma firm Merck has won a USPTO blockchain and AI patent focusing on supply chain securityn

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Global Pharma Giant Merck Wins US Blockchain, AI Patent for Product Authenticity

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Major pharma firm Merck has won a USPTO blockchain and AI patent focusing on supply chain security

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Under Fire: Kik Is Gearing Up for a Fight With the SEC

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Kik opposes potential regulatory action from SEC, saying its 2017 Kin token sale followed all the right rules

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Age of Scale: How Can Blockchain Systems Become Powerful Enough for a Global Audience?

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Blockchain technology is facing a serious scalability issue, and sorting it out might not be as easy as some think. What are some of the proposed approaches to solving the problem?

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Florida Appeals Court Defines Bitcoin as Money as Espinoza Ruling Reversed

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Coincheck Q3 Finance Report Shows Twofold Improvement Since Trading Resumed

n Coincheck halved its losses in Q3 of fiscal year 2019, as compared with the preceding quarter Monex reportn

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Coincheck Q3 Finance Report Shows Twofold Improvement Since Trading Resumed

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Coincheck halved its losses in Q3 of fiscal year 2019, as compared with the preceding quarter: Monex report

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Ripple Hires Ex-HSBC, CIT Exec as General Counsel After Five-Month Hiatus

n Ripple has made a high-profile legal hire in the form of ex-HSBC general counsel Stuart Alderotyn

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Cryptocurrency Lending Firm Genesis Global Trading Processed Over $1.1 Billion in 2018

n Over $1.1 billion in borrows and lends have been processed by cryptocurrency lending company Genesis Global Trading last yearn

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Danish Governments Energinet Signals Iota Deal to Improve Energy Sector Offerings

n Additional partnership confirmed between Iota and Denmarks state-owned energy company, Energinetn

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Ethereum Hackathon ETHDenver Partners With UNICEF on Blockchain Bounty System

n Ethereum hardware hackathon ETHDenver partners with UNICEF on a bounty tokenn

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Report Majority of $11.4 Million Stolen in 2018 Iota Token Heist Has Been Found

n A top member of the Germany-based Iota Foundation has said the majority of the $11 million allegedly stolen in a major Iota token heist last year has been foundn

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South Korea Will Keep ICO Ban, Says Financial Services Commission

n Domestic ICO ban in South Korea set to stay, regulator confirmsn

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NEM Reorganizes Non-Profit Foundation Amid Token Price and Funding Woes

n XEM token suffers as NEM Foundation announces funding problemsn

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Bitfury to Launch Bitcoin Mining Centers in Paraguay With New Partnership

n Bitfury and South Korean p2p research company are planning to launch several mining centers and a cryptocurrency exchange in Paraguayn

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Top Exchange Binance Adds Support for Credit Card Purchases of Major Cryptos

n Top crypto exchange Binance adds support for credit card crypto purchases via Simplex partnershipn

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Nasdaq Reveals 7 Crypto Exchanges Are Using Its Market Monitoring Tech

n Nasdaq has revealed that seven crypto exchanges are already using its market monitoring technology, though only two are doing so publiclyn

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Nasdaq Reveals 7 Crypto Exchanges Are Using Its Market Monitoring Tech

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Nasdaq has revealed that seven crypto exchanges are already using its market monitoring technology, though only two are doing so publicly

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Top Exchange Binance Adds Support for Credit Card Purchases of Major Cryptos

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Top crypto exchange Binance adds support for credit card crypto purchases via Simplex partnership

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European and South American Localbitcoins Markets Show Strength

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Bitfury to Launch Bitcoin Mining Centers in Paraguay With New Partnership

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Bitfury and South Korean p2p research company are planning to launch several mining centers and a cryptocurrency exchange in Paraguay

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NEM Reorganizes Non-Profit Foundation Amid Token Price and Funding Woes

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XEM token suffers as NEM Foundation announces funding problems

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South Korea Will Keep ICO Ban, Says Financial Services Commission

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Domestic ICO ban in South Korea set to stay, regulator confirms

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Report: Majority of $11.4 Million Stolen in 2018 Iota Token Heist Has Been Found

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A top member of the Germany-based Iota Foundation has said the majority of the ~$11 million allegedly stolen in a major Iota token heist last year has been found

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Ethereum Hackathon ETHDenver Partners With UNICEF on Blockchain Bounty System

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Ethereum hardware hackathon ETHDenver partners with UNICEF on a bounty token

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The Daily: New Institutional Crypto Wallet, Korean Won Stablecoin

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Danish Government’s Energinet Signals Iota Deal to Improve Energy Sector Offerings

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Additional partnership confirmed between Iota and Denmark’s state-owned energy company, Energinet

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Ripple Hires General Counsel from Lending Giant CIT Group

Ripple has hired banking veteran Stuart Alderoty as its new general counsel, filling a position that had been vacant for several months.

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We Asked 66 Startups Just How Bad This Crypto Winter Has Been

While the bear market has sparked layoffs at some firms, a survey conducted by CoinDesk found that many companies find the slowdown to be a blessing.

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A Bitcoin-Backed Stablecoin Has Launched on the Ethereum Blockchain

Wrapped BTC WBTC, an ERC-20 ethereum token collateralized 1-to-1 with bitcoin, is officially live, with about $250,000 worth in circulation.

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NEM Foundation, on Brink of Bankruptcy, Plans Layoffs and Pivot

The leading non-profit behind the NEM blockchain is seeking $7.5 million in emergency funding to stave off bankruptcy.

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Ripple Hires Ex-HSBC, CIT Exec as General Counsel After Five-Month Hiatus

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Ripple has made a high-profile legal hire in the form of ex-HSBC general counsel Stuart Alderoty

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Indian Government Invites Law Firm to Present Suggestions for Cryptocurrency Regulation

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Italian Postal Service Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Community

n Poste Italiane, the Italian postal service provider, has joined the Hyperledger blockchain community, which also includes U.S. courier service FedExn

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Ethereum-Based Wrapped Token Backed by Bitcoin Launches

n Wrapped Bitcoin, an Ethereum-based token backed by Bitcoin, has launched todayn

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Genesis Capital Processed $1.1B of Cryptocurrency Loans in 2018

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Ethereum-Based ‘Wrapped’ Token Backed by Bitcoin Launches

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Wrapped Bitcoin, an Ethereum-based token backed by Bitcoin, has launched today

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Untraceable Payments and Unlinkable Transactions Startup Offers New Generation Coin

n A company has created an untraceable anonymous coin. The team says the p2p network makes all the users' transactions unlinkable to a particular user or real-world identity SPONSOREDn

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Report Alipay and WeChat Pay Require Huobi to Remove Payment Methods from OTC Desk

n Chinese payment giants Alipay and WeChat Pay have reportedly requested Huobi to remove their services from its OTC trading deskn

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South Korean Fintech Firm Launches First Won-Backed Stablecoin

n South Korean fintech firm BxB has launched a 11 won-backed stablecoinn

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Report Nearly 80 Percent of Crypto Event Attendees Are Male

n Recent data from events-oriented software firm Bizzabo found that 80 percent of crypto event attendees are malen

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ConsenSys Developer Joins Ethereum Classic Cooperative as Executive Director

n A developer at blockchain tech firm ConsenSys, Bob Summerwill, has joined the Ethereum Classic Cooperative as its executive directorn

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Italian Postal Service Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Community

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Poste Italiane, the Italian postal service provider, has joined the Hyperledger blockchain community, which also includes U.S. courier service FedEx

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The Wrapped Bitcoin Project Has Officially Launched on Ethereum

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ConsenSys Developer Joins Ethereum Classic Cooperative as Executive Director

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A developer at blockchain tech firm ConsenSys, Bob Summerwill, has joined the Ethereum Classic Cooperative as its executive director

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Report: Nearly 80 Percent of Crypto Event Attendees Are Male

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Recent data from events-oriented software firm Bizzabo found that 80 percent of crypto event attendees are male

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Fidelitys Bitcoin Custody Service Could Launch This March

n nn nn Fidelity Investments, one of the worlds largest asset managers, is breaking into bitcoin custody.According to a recent report from Bloomberg, three people with knowledge on the matter from firms in contact with Fidelity have said that the company is tentatively planning to launch a custody service for bitcoin in March.This move would fall in line with the companys recent pushes toward the crypto space. Last October, Fidelity announced the creation of a pla

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Bitcoin 2019 A Peer-to-Peer Conference for the Whole Bitcoin Community

n nn nn The first major Bitcoin conference, Bitcoin 2013, was held in San Jose, California. Organized by the Bitcoin Foundation, it was centered on Bitcoin specifically and the more pragmatic issues that Bitcoin was trying to solve, particularly in the areas of Bitcoin technology, Bitcoin mining, Bitcoin business and regulatory issues.Writing for Bitcoin Magazine at the time, Vitalik Buterin commented, For long-time Bitcoin users, events like this are particularly

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South Korean Fintech Firm Launches ‘First’ Won-Backed Stablecoin

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South Korean fintech firm BxB has launched a 1:1 won-backed stablecoin

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Report: Alipay and WeChat Pay Require Huobi to Remove Payment Methods from OTC Desk

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Chinese payment giants Alipay and WeChat Pay have reportedly requested Huobi to remove their services from its OTC trading desk

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Currency.com Allows Crypto Traders to Buy Leveraged Equities, Indices and Metals

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Untraceable Payments and Unlinkable Transactions: Startup Offers “New Generation” Coin

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A company has created an “untraceable anonymous coin.” The team says the p2p network makes all the users' transactions unlinkable to a particular user or real-world identity #SPONSORED

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London-based Project Uses Microsoft Architecture to Make Blockchain Easier for Developers

n A blockchain solution platform is believed to be the first to offer smart contracts that execute .NET code on-chain. The company is aiming to make blockchain easy by providing blockchain solutions in Microsoft .NET Core architecture SPONSOREDn

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Singapore Regulator Warns of Online Scam Claiming Govt Adoption of Crypto

n Singapore's central bank has warned the public against an alleged scam claiming that crypto is officially adopted in the countryn

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Abra CEO Crypto Firms Route to Remittances at Scale Will Be Complex but Successful

n Abra CEO Bill Barhydt has outlined why he thinks consumer cross-border payments and remittance services continue to be something of an uphill battle for many crypto firmsn

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Wikimedia Foundation Partners With Payments Provider BitPay to Accept BTC, BCH Donations

n The Wikimedia Foundation will now use BitPay for cryptocurrency payment processing in order to accept donations in BTC and BCHn

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Cryptocurrency Lending Firm Genesis Capital Processed Over $1.1 Billion in 2018

n Over $1.1 billion in borrows and lends have been processed by cryptocurrency lending company Genesis Capital last yearn

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Bloomberg Amid Bear Market, Crypto Venture Fund Strategy Wins out Over Hedge Fund Model

n Amid the 2018 bear market, the launch of new crypto venture funds reportedly exceeded that of new hedge funds for the first timen

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Cowboys on the Block Inside Wyomings Race for Crypto Prominence

n Heres what fuels Wyomings crypto revolutionn

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Top Russian Official Urges Parliament to Discuss Draft Crypto Bill Without Further Delays

n The chairman of Russian parliaments upper house says that a one-year delay is unacceptable for the legislation on the digital economyn

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Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Tron, Stellar, Bitcoin SV, Cardano Price Analysis, Jan. 30

n The entry of major players such as investment firm Fidelity and the governments of UAE and Saudi Arabia instills confidence in the crypto market. How did the charts reactn

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PR: MoneyToken Is Launching Its Own Exchange – in Collaboration With Huobi Cloud

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Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Tron, Stellar, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 30

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The entry of major players such as investment firm Fidelity and the governments of UAE and Saudi Arabia instills confidence in the crypto market. How did the charts react?

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Top Russian Official Urges Parliament to Discuss Draft Crypto Bill Without Further Delays

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The chairman of Russian parliament’s upper house says that a one-year delay is unacceptable for the legislation on the digital economy

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Cowboys on the Block: Inside Wyoming’s Race for Crypto Prominence

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Here’s what fuels Wyoming’s crypto revolution

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Privacy and Scaling: Schnorr Signatures Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash

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TokenSoft Launches Crypto Custody Service for Security Tokens

TokenSoft is rolling out what it bills as the first cold-storage multi-signature wallet designed specifically for security tokens.

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Fidelity May Formally Launch Its Crypto Custody Service in March

The storage component of Fidelity Digital Asset Services FDAS is already live, with some assets under management.

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SEC Official Who Oversaw Crypto Cases Leaves for Law Firm Jones Day

Shamoil T. Shipchandler, whose team at the SEC brought cases against AriseBank and 1Broker, has joined law firm Jones Day.

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This Spongebob-Themed Tech Proves That Bitcoins Lightning Is Advancing

Spongebob Squarepants term wumbo has been appropriated to describe one of the next milestones for bitcoin's lightning network.

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AMD Cites Absence of GPU Sales to Crypto Miners in Q1 Estimate

AMD's revenue from cryptocurrency miners has seemingly gone dry, the company said in its Q4 earnings report.

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From Mar-a-Lago to Coinbase, Dubious Claims Follow Doc.com Token Sales

A CoinDesk investigation reveals that health startup Doc.com has used overstated claims to gin up investor demand.

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SWIFT Chief Announces Trial DLT Integration With R3

Global banking payments network SWIFT says it plans a trial integration with DLT provider R3.

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Fujitsu Claims 40 Efficiency Boost for Blockchain Electricity Exchange

Japanese IT giant Fujitsu has developed a blockchain-based exchange system that it says produces a more stable energy supply at peak periods.

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Glyph Partners With 3 Crypto Firms for Accredited-Investor Checks

With many decentralized-identity efforts facing adoption challenges, Glyph's first step accredited-investor checks is intentionally niche.

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Bitcoin Eyes Minor Price Bounce But Bear Trend Intact

Bitcoin has recovered slightly from six-week lows seen yesterday and could see a short-term corrective bounce to $3,500.

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Crypto Exchange Gemini Passes Security Audit Conducted by Deloitte

Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini says it has passed a SOC 2 security compliance review conducted by Deloitte.

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Crypto Lender Genesis Capital Processed Nearly $1.1 Billion In 2018

Institutional crypto loans provider Genesis Global Capital says it processed more than $1.1 billion in lends and borrows in 2018.

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Hackers Just Stole Another $180K in Ether From Cryptopia Exchange

Hackers still have control over cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia and have removed more funds, says blockchain data firm Elementus.

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The Next Big Ethereum Conference Will Run Almost Entirely on Blockchains

Everything from applications to attend ETHDenverto the processes for submitting, judging and voting on projects willbe supported in some way through blockchain platforms.

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Bloomberg: Amid Bear Market, Crypto Venture Fund Strategy Wins out Over Hedge Fund Model

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Amid the 2018 bear market, the launch of new crypto venture funds reportedly exceeded that of new hedge funds for the first time

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Cryptocurrency Lending Firm Genesis Capital Processed Over $1.1 Billion in 2018

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Over $1.1 billion in borrows and lends have been processed by cryptocurrency lending company Genesis Capital last year

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Phishing Scam Hits LocalBitcoins, Clients Lose Funds

n nn nn On January 26, 2019, clients of peer-to-peer bitcoin trading service LocalBitcoins were the targets of a phishing scam which resulted in the theft of a handful of bitcoins.The Scams OperationReports claimed that the attacker was able to conduct the scam thanks to a security vulnerability on the LocalBitcoins platform. The landing page of the sites forum reportedly was hacked, leading clients to a phishing site.The phishing site was designed to carefully mi

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Abra CEO: Crypto Firms’ Route to Remittances at Scale Will Be Complex but Successful

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Abra CEO Bill Barhydt has outlined why he thinks consumer cross-border payments and remittance services continue to be something of an uphill battle for many crypto firms

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Wikimedia Foundation Partners With Payments Provider BitPay to Accept BTC, BCH Donations

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The Wikimedia Foundation will now use BitPay for cryptocurrency payment processing in order to accept donations in BTC and BCH

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London-based Project Uses Microsoft Architecture to Make Blockchain Easier for Developers

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A blockchain solution platform is believed to be the first to offer smart contracts that execute .NET code on-chain. The company is aiming to “make blockchain easy” by providing blockchain solutions in Microsoft .NET Core architecture #SPONSORED

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Singapore: Regulator Warns of Online Scam Claiming Gov’t Adoption of Crypto

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Singapore's central bank has warned the public against an alleged scam claiming that crypto is officially adopted in the country

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Bitcoin Approaches $3,500 as Top Cryptos See Growth

n Bitcoin approaches $3,500 again as the top 20 cryptocurrencies report moderate to notable gainsn

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Bahamian Firm to Boost Local Economy with Blockchain-Based Sunken Treasure Project

n Bahamian tech company PO8 has developed a project to register the data of excavated sunken artifacts on blockchainn

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Japan Major Messenger LINE Partners with Financial Giant to Create Blockchain Alliance

n Japanese financial giant Nomura Holdings has signed an MoU with major messenger LINE to create a financial alliance focused on blockchainn

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Gaza's Ruling Group Hamas Seeks Funding in Bitcoin to Combat Financial Isolation

n The militant arm of Hamas the de facto ruling authority of the Gaza Strip in Palestine has appealed to its supporters to send it funds using Bitcoin BTCn

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Gaza's Ruling Group Hamas Seeks Funding in Bitcoin to Combat Financial Isolation

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The militant arm of Hamas — the de facto ruling authority of the Gaza Strip in Palestine — has appealed to its supporters to send it funds using Bitcoin (BTC)

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Japan: Major Messenger LINE Partners with Financial Giant to Create Blockchain Alliance

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Japanese financial giant Nomura Holdings has signed an MoU with major messenger LINE to create a financial alliance focused on blockchain

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Bahamian Firm to Boost Local Economy with Blockchain-Based Sunken Treasure Project

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Bahamian tech company PO8 has developed a project to register the data of excavated sunken artifacts on blockchain

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Bitcoin Approaches $3,500 as Top Cryptos See Growth

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Bitcoin approaches $3,500 again as the top 20 cryptocurrencies report moderate to notable gains

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Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations via Bitpay

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Japanese Finance Giant SBI Holdings, Blockchain Firm R3 Officially Announce Joint Venture

n Japans financial services giant SBI Holdings and enterprise blockchain consortium R3 have officially partnered to establish a joint venturen

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Japanese Finance Giant SBI Holdings, Blockchain Firm R3 Officially Announce Joint Venture

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Japan’s financial services giant SBI Holdings and enterprise blockchain consortium R3 have officially partnered to establish a joint venture

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SWIFT CEO Reveals Plans to Launch PoC Gateway With Blockchain Consortium R3 Tech

n Major global banking payments network SWIFT has revealed it plans to integrate technology from enterprise blockchain consortium R3n

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Local Media Iran Reportedly in Talks With 8 Countries to Use Crypto Transactions

n Iran, striving to circumvent U.S. sanctions, has reportedly offered eight countries the chance to use cryptocurrencies for international transactionsn

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Russias Ministry of Education Introduces System for Tracking Diamonds via Blockchain

n Russias Ministry of Education and Science has introduced a blockchain-based system for tracking natural diamondsn

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Research Reveals $1.7 Billion Obtained via Crypto Thefts and Scams in 2018

n A newly published report reveals that about $1.7 billion in cryptocurrency had been obtained via illicit means in 2018n

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Research Reveals $1.7 Billion Obtained via Crypto Thefts and Scams in 2018

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A newly published report reveals that about $1.7 billion in cryptocurrency had been obtained via illicit means in 2018

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Russia’s Ministry of Education Introduces System for Tracking Diamonds via Blockchain

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Russia’s Ministry of Education and Science has introduced a blockchain-based system for tracking natural diamonds

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Local Media: Iran Reportedly in Talks With 8 Countries to Use Crypto Transactions