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Samsung Quietly Releases a Blockchain SDK for Dapp Creation


Samsung quietly released access to what they’re calling Samsung Blockchain that “helps developers to manage blockchain accounts easily.” Simple enough. Sadly, the rest of the description is a bit more opaque....
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Commercial Debt Market Goes Live With Backing From Coinbase Ventures

Cadence, an ethereum-powered marketplace for commercial debt, is out of its test phase. The startup, which recently secured a place on the  Bloomberg terminal  for its pools of commercial loans, is now...
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Sia Network Raises $3.5 Million From Bain Capital to Become Crypto Hulu

Blockchain startups may be slowly recovering from the 2018 slump. Boston-based Nebulous, makers of the Sia network for decentralized data storage, recently closed a $3.5 million pre–Series A round led by...
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Visa, Blockchain Capital, a16z Back $40 Million Series B Round for Crypto Custodian Anchorage

Anchorage, a company providing crypto custody services for institutional investors, has just raised $40 million in a Series B funding round. In an announcement Wednesday, the firm said the round was...
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Bitcoin Price Recovers 85% of Recent Losses With Move Above $13K



View BTC continues to chart bullish higher lows and higher highs on short duration charts, favoring a retest of the recent high of $13,880.A move to $13,880 may take time if...
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Blockchain Firm Diginex May Soon List on Nasdaq in the US: Report

A blockchain and cryptocurrency firm is soon to go public on Nasdaq in the U.S., according to Bloomberg. In a report Wednesday, the news provider cited sources “familiar with the matter”...
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Coinbase Is in Talks to Launch Its Own Insurance Company

The takeaway: Coinbase is exploring plans to set up its own “captive” insurance company, industry sources said.At the start of this year, insurance broker Aon began establishing captive companies in the...
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Facebook Says It Won’t Launch Crypto in India Due to Regulatory Issues

Facebook has said that current regulatory restrictions mean it won’t be launching its digital wallet service and cryptocurrency in India. Speaking to local daily news source The Economic Times , a...
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Singapore’s Stock Exchange Backs New Ethereum Security Token Platform

A new trading platform for security tokens has launched with backing from Singapore Exchange (SGX), the country’s public stock market, and technical support from ethereum startup ConsenSys. The 1X platform has...
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NYAG: Bitfinex, Tether Served New York Residents Longer Than They Claim

The New York Attorney General’s Office (NYAG) has submitted new evidence in its aim to prove that crypto exchange Bitfinex and Tether had served New York customers longer than they claimed....
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Tron Says Protestors at Beijing Office Invested in Imposter Scheme


The price of Tron dropped precipitously Monday on inaccurate rumors of a “police raid” at the company’s office in Beijing. The real story, however, was far more interesting. According to an...
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Investor Fortress Will Buy Mt Gox Creditor Claims for $900 Per Bitcoin


Creditors of Mt Gox waiting to get their bitcoin back from the long-defunct exchange can now get pennies on the dollar by selling their claims to Fortress Investment Group. In a...
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SEC, FINRA Issue Explanation of Crypto Custodian Approval Delay

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) believe there are a number of questions they need to address before they can approve crypto companies’...
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Crypto Ponzi Scheme Says It Has ‘No Cash to Pay out’ to Upset Investors

Bitcoin Wallet, a lucrative South African “investment scheme,” used to attract hundreds of investors a day, many of whom clamored at the company’s doors to invest. Now, the company’s shuttered office...
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Hyundai’s Token Company Partners With CasperLabs to Build a PoS Blockchain

HDAC Technology, a blockchain company backed by Hyundai, has entered into a strategic partnership with blockchain startup CasperLabs to jointly research and develop consensus mechanisms and seamless integration between the HDAC...
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Indian Police to Get Special Training to Spot Crypto Scams

The Ministry of Home Affairs in India plans to provide an all-expenses paid police training session to create “domain expertise” in cryptocurrency-related crime, according to a government filing . The two...
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Facebook Libra Threat Could Spur Work on China’s National Digital Currency: PBoC Official

With Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency potentially posing a threat to traditional money on various fronts, China’s central bank could hasten development of its own digital cash, according to a People’s Bank of...
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ShapeShift’s New Platform Aims to Make Crypto Self-Custody as Easy as Coinbase


ShapeShift’s new one-stop shop for non-custodial crypto management is launching out of private beta today. The new platform wants to rival custodians like Coinbase for ease-of-use, all while giving users full...
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KuCoin Launches Bitcoin Derivatives Trading With 20x Leverage

IDG-backed cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin has just launched a platform offering crypto derivatives trading. Announced Monday, the KuMEX trading venue is now live in public beta and will offer initially a bitcoin perpetual contract (XBTUSDM),...
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Bitcoin Price Nears $12K After Rising $500 in Minutes



View BTC could rise to key resistance at $12,061 in the next few hours, as the hourly chart is reporting a symmetrical triangle breakout.A  high-volume break above $12,061 would invalidate the...
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