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Coinbase Cryptocurrency Index Fund Now Open For Investment

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Finance Coinbase has opened up its index fund for accredited US investors, giving them exposure to all cryptocurrencies listed on its exchange GDAX. The company is now working on “launching more funds which are accessible to all investors and cover a broader range of digital assets.” Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Read More

Decred Proposes a DEX Without a Blockchain

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Exchanges have been a weak spot in bitcoin going back to the Mt. Gox days. It is a decentralized currency, so why do so many people store their coins in centralized depositories? There are a lot of reasons, chief among them are ease of use and accessibility. Most of the time it is just laziness. Read More

Founder of Tron Altcoin Justin Sun Takes Over Bittorrent Inc

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Altcoins Justin Sun, the founder of “decentralized web” altcoin Tron, has reportedly taken over Bittorrent Inc, the San Francisco-headquartered company founded in 2004 to manage the ongoing development of the Bittorrent peer-to-peer file sharing protocol. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: POT Saves World, Coinbase Pumps ETC, Binance Wants EUR TRX Founder Buys Bittorrent Justin Sun, a Read More

Russians To Mine Bitcoin Close to a NATO Exercise in Norway

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Mining A serious Russian investment in a new mining facility in Norway has sparked questions – why here, why now? Russians are throwing a billion kroner into a project to install thousands of powerful computers mere kilometers from the scene of a large NATO exercise. The construction of the farm is expected to begin this Read More

Bitmex to VIPs: Bitcoin Won’t Replace Fiat, Just a ‘Useful Niche,’ Enthusiasts ‘Naive’

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Op-Ed Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (Bitmex) released proprietary research reportedly geared toward their VIPs. Researchers find bitcoin core’s (BTC) deflationary aspects interesting for speculation and as a “payment system,” but predict it will ultimately not usurp government paper, describing the BTC phenomenon as simply a “useful niche,” and those who “think Bitcoin would result in a Read More

Matter App Provides a Long-Form Blogger Platform Powered by BCH

2 weeks ago admin2 0
News Just recently a new on-chain social media application has entered the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem called Matter — another decentralized blogging community that’s fueled by the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain. Matter is the third social media platform that follows behind Blockpress and Memo, allowing users to store arbitrary data on the BCH chain. Also read: Paid Read More

South Korea Mulls Over How to Cash Out State-Owned Cryptocurrency

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Finance The South Korean government is mulling over how to cash out the cryptocurrency it recently confiscated. While the most likely option is to auction the coins off using the government-owned auction platform, various concerns have been raised. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Cashing Out BTC The South Korean government is Read More

Ben Chan Discusses The Future Of BitGo

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Blockchain security company BitGo has been a leader in the crypto space since the company’s inception in 2013.  BitGo offers a suite of products for institutions and individual cryptocurrency holders including web wallets, institutional custody services, cold storage solutions, and private blockchain construction.  The company began by offering the first multisig Bitcoin wallet and has Read More

Putin: Cryptocurrency Has Its Place, No State Can Have Own Crypto

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Featured Cryptocurrency has its place in the world and Russia should carefully consider when and how to take part in the process of its development, Vladimir Putin said in his annual Q&A session with Russian citizens. The president noted that “by definition” neither Russia, nor any other country could have a national cryptocurrency. Putin also mentioned Read More

Regulations Round-Up: CFTC Rejects FOIA Request, SEC Not Modifying Securities Laws

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Regulation In recent regulatory news, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has rejected a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request regarding the subpoenas recently received by Bitfinex and Tether; the United States Securities and Exchanges (SEC) Chairman, Jay Clayton, has indicated that the regulator will not alter existing securities legislation to cater to Read More