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Digix Stablecoin Seeks to Put Gold on the [Ethereum] Blockchain

1 hour 2 minutes ago

The stablecoin is still an evolving concept, and there have been multiple approaches to it. Dai has algorithmic methods to keep it tied to the US Dollar, while the multitude of stablecoins – USDT, PAX, GUSD, TUSD, and USDC — all simply offer a 1:1 exchange ratio. The recently-rebranded Ampleforth offers an elastic supply so

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P. H. Madore

Hydro to Fork Coinbase-Listed 0x (ZRX), Get Rid of Crypto Token

2 hours 9 minutes ago

The Hydro Foundation has announced its decision to fork the 0x (ZRX) protocol. In a statement signed by CEO Tian Li, who is also the CEO of Ethereum DEX platform DDEX, the company revealed that even though 0x has contributed greatly to the growth of DDEX into one of the largest decentralized exchange (DEX) platforms on Ethereum,

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David Hundeyin

Bitcoin Bomb Threats, Romanian Fraud Arrests, Bitcoin Cash Continues to Plummet, Coinbase Integrates Paypal and More: This Week in Crypto

3 hours 24 minutes ago

Several Notches Above Ransomware An extortion scheme which sought to terrorize people into paying over BTC made global headlines over the course of the week. The threats happened worldwide, at a minimum being reported in the US, New Zealand, and Australia. The bomb threats demanded $20,000 in BTC in exchange for the terrorists to “give

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P. H. Madore

Donald Trump Hires Prominent Bitcoin Supporter Mick Mulvaney to White House Staff

4 hours 2 minutes ago

U.S. President Donald Trump has hired the prominent Bitcoin supporter Mick Mulvaney to be his new White House Chief of Staff. Donald Trump is one of the most polarizing people on Planet Earth and whether you love him or hate him, it is beneficial for the crypto industry to have a major Bitcoin advocate whispering

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Alan Wass

Brazilian Football Club Atletico Mineiro Launch Crypto Token for Fans

4 hours 24 minutes ago

The latest football team to embrace cryptocurrency is the Brazilian football club Atletico Mineiro, who are amidst launching a crypto token for fans called ‘Galo Coins’. The relationship between the crypto industry and football is at an all-time-high as sports and crypto are a match made in heaven. As crypto looks to gain wider traction

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Alan Wass

BitUSD Divorces Wildly From $1 Target

5 hours 13 minutes ago

According to recent market data, bitUSD, an elder stablecoin with a similar design and functionality to the Dai, is currently worth 30% less than the dollar it is intended to be worth. The way the design of BitShares, the platform on which BitUSD is issued, works is that if the network lacks liquidity for the

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P. H. Madore

Crypto Hedge Fund: No One Took us up on $1 Million Stock Market Bet

5 hours 24 minutes ago

Morgan Creek founder Anthony Pompliano has claimed that his company’s $1 million bet on stocks outperforming crypto over the next ten years has had no takers since it was put up more than a week ago. On December 9, CCN reported that Morgan Creek instituted a $1 million “Buffet 2.0” wager inviting investors and money

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David Hundeyin

The Venezuelan Government is Forcing Petro Down the Pensioners’ Throats

8 hours 12 minutes ago

The Government of Venezuela is reportedly taking pensioners’ bolivars from their accounts and replacing them with their cryptocurrency, the Petro. According to Caracas Chronicles, the elderly residents recently received their monthly pensions in Venezuela’s official currency. Their wallet service, dubbed as Motherland, sent a notification that their accounts were credited with 1,800 Bolivars. However, the

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Yashu Gola

Waves Surges into Top 20 Coins as Wider Crypto Market Stumbles

11 hours 58 minutes ago

Since the end of November, the Waves coin (WAVES) has bucked a market trend and risen in price by over 150%. The cryptocurrency has not only risen to a price, at the time of writing, of $2.49 per coin but as bitcoin price falls, WAVES value against bitcoin (BTC) is also growing. The Waves cryptocurrency

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Melanie Kramer

French Financial Watchdog Blacklists More Cryptocurrency Websites

13 hours 51 minutes ago

The French financial watchdog, the Financial Markets Regulator (AMF), has blacklisted four more cryptocurrency websites in their ongoing mission to stamp out unauthorized crypto firms. As news of riots in France batter the world news, the AMF is also using strong-arm tactics to keep then nation’s crypto sector honest and in-check with their latest move.

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Alan Wass

Romanian Bitcoin Exchange CEO Helped Launder Stolen Funds: Report

18 hours 37 minutes ago

According to a Cluj, Romania-based newspaper, the case of bitcoin exchange executive Vlad Nistor is much deeper than the simple illegal operation of a cryptocurrency firm. Their most recent report on the case speaks to some much more serious allegations as to the behavior of Vlad Nistor. More Details Emerge in Bitcoin Exchange CoinFlux CEO’s

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P. H. Madore

‘Wasteland’ Director’s New Blockchain Gaming Store Signs up 22 Publishers

19 hours 57 minutes ago

Co-founded by veteran game developer Brian Fargo, Robot Cache will purportedly be the first blockchain-based digital marketplace for video games. Brian Fargo Launches Blockchain-Based Steam Competitor The PC games platform is set to launch sometime in 2019 but has already signed up 22 publishers and 700 games for its blockchain-based competitor to Steam. Robot Cache

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Melanie Kramer

Facebook Aggressively Hiring Blockchain Devs, Discussed Launching Cryptocurrency: Report

21 hours 6 minutes ago

Facebook has embarked on an aggressive hiring spree to woo crypto experts to expand its blockchain group amid speculation that the social media monopoly is considering launching its own cryptocurrency. Facebook formed its blockchain unit in April 2018 with David Marcus, the former president of PayPal and VP at Messenger. Marcus is a longtime cryptocurrency advocate and

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Samantha Chang

Downturn or Not, Bitcoin Has Still Outperformed Apple Since Last January

22 hours 37 minutes ago

In January of last year, the U.S. stock market went through one of the largest bull markets in recent history, with technology stocks like Alphabet and Apple achieving record high numbers. Within the past two years, the stock price of Apple (AAPL) increased from $115 to $165, by 43.7 percent. Alphabet (GOOGL), the parent company

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Joseph Young

Blockchain is a ‘Systemic Risk’ for Financial Industry: DTCC Exec.

1 day ago

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation or DTCC issues a report every year on the stability of the global financial system and has done so every year since 2013. It describes this report in these terms: “[T]he DTCC Systemic Risk Barometer Survey serves as an annual pulse check to monitor existing and emerging risks that

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P. H. Madore

PSA: If You Mine Ethereum, You’re a Target for Crypto Hackers

1 day 1 hour ago

Hackers have devised a new way to steal your cryptocurrencies. This time, they are running a massive scanning campaign to pick out Ethereum wallets and miners with a specific vulnerability. Per reports on ZDNet, crypto hackers are targeting Etherum wallet and mining equipment going through devices with an exposed port 8545, the standard port for

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Jimmy Aki

Bitcoin Tax Confusion Has Accountants Turning to Specialized Software

1 day 3 hours ago

Every time you convert Bitcoin to anything, be it goods or services, other cryptocurrencies, or even tax payments, it might be a taxable event, depending on your local regulations. It’s not something a lot of cryptonaughts think about when carrying out their daily lives, but potential penalties can be steep for tax evasion. Node40 is

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P. H. Madore

How Givv Is Using AI, Blockchain and the Power of 1.5 Billion Computers to Save the World

1 day 3 hours ago

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Element Zero Unveils the Stablecoins 2.0 – The “Holy Grail” of Cryptocurrency

1 day 4 hours ago

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No, the Price of Bitcoin Didn’t Drop Because of Bomb Threats

1 day 4 hours ago

On Friday, as the Bitcoin price fell by around six percent against the U.S. dollar, several reports claimed that the dominant cryptocurrency dropped in value due to bomb threats. One report from Business Insider Australia, for instance, stated that following an email blast of bomb threats in New York, the price of the crypto asset

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