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eToro Adds First Ethereum Tokens to Its Wallet – 120 of Them

The eToro cryptocurrency wallet is adding support for 120 ERC-20 standard tokens. First to be included in the wallet from Tuesday are Maker (MKR), Basic Attention Token (BAT), OmiseGO (OMG), with the...
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4 US Lawmakers Join Call to Freeze Facebook’s Libra Project

U.S. lawmakers are formally calling on Facebook to cease all development of its Libra cryptocurrency in a new letter sent to executives at the social media giant. Democrats from the U.S....
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US Watchdog Groups Call for Congress to Put a Freeze on Facebook’s Libra

A group of North American privacy and consumer watchdogs is asking the U.S. Congress to halt  Facebook ‘s  Libra project. In a letter posted by  Public Citizen , the group details...
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UK Regulators Want a Long Look at Libra, Admonish Facebook’s Mantra to ‘Move Fast, Break Things’

Facebook’s former mantra of “move fast and break things” won’t cut it for a senior official at Britain’s top financial watchdog who spoke at the University of Cambridge on Tuesday. Although...
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BitFlyer to Resume Opening New Accounts After One Year Voluntary Suspension

BitFlyer, a Tokyo-based crypto exchange, will resume opening new domestic accounts beginning July 3 after voluntarily suspending the activity one year ago, according to a statement . BitFlyer received an operational...
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Nestle Announces New Blockchain Initiative Separate From Ongoing IBM Project

Nestlé, the largest food company by revenue, announced a pilot program to track its supply chains using blockchain, according to a company statement . The firm partnered with OpenSC, a blockchain...
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Ethereum Leaders Are Slowly Courting Persian Gulf Royals and Investors

Ethereum’s leaders are pursuing a “moonshot” in the Middle East. The Ethereum Foundation’s head of special projects, Virgil Griffith, told CoinDesk the nonprofit is partnering with finance experts in the Persian...
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Binance Exchange Is Launching Crypto Futures Trading Platform


Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is planning to enable futures trading. During a presentation at the Asia Blockchain Summit in Taipei on Tuesday, Changpeng Zhao, founder and CEO...
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Admirable Impact and Benefits of Block Chain Technology on the Banking Sector

Introduction Before now, there was the trade by barter system where goods bought were paid with goods in possession. Modern technology made us realize that we can do better by producing...
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Longenesis Brings South Korean Medical Records to the Blockchain

Longenesis has concluded two new partnerships in South Korea. According to the Riga, Latvia-based, Hong Kong-incorporated company, it will be providing its medical-consent platform-as-a-service to Hanshin Medipia Medical Center and Infinity...
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TD Ameritrade-Backed ErisX Gets Green Light to Settle Futures in Bitcoin

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has cleared the way for crypto derivatives provider ErisX to offer futures contracts with a new license approval Monday. ErisX, which is backed by...
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‘All Time Lows’ by Lil Bubble Captures Spirit as Altcoins Fail to Pace Bitcoin

A new anthem for altcoin HODLers dropped harder than that market did in March 2018, potentially signaling cryptos’ return to meme-driven, pop-cultural awareness. Despite bitcoin’s surge in price and attention last...
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Blockchains.com Founder Buys Community Bank to Finance Crypto Dreams

Jeffrey Berns, eccentric founder of blockchain incubation and investment firm Blockchains.com , purchased a small community bank in Las Vegas, Nevada in order to secure financing as he manifests his decentralized...
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Facebook’s Inches Towards Global Regulatory Compliance, Applies for New York BitLicense

Facebook’s initiative to create an accessible, frictionless, globally-available cryptocurrency and payments network is brushing up against unprecedented regulatory hurdles, at least according to a new report from Reuters . Though the...
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Bitcoin’s ‘Kimchi Premium’ Returns With $1K Price Spreads on Crypto Exchanges



Bitcoin may be back over $10,000, but the price increase is bringing with it similar market inconsistencies as seen in the cryptocurrency’s meteoric 2017 ascent. At press time, bitcoin prices in...
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Monarch Unveils a Marketplace and Crypto Trading Platform

Monarch, a wallet and exchange platform, launched a digital asset marketplace to supports 1,900 separate tokens. The company also announced a partnership with financial-services provider Ambisafe to create a licensed alternative...
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Russia Won’t Ban Facebook’s Libra Currency, Deputy Finance Minister Says

The Russian Ministry of Finance will not issue any special regulations for Facebook’s upcoming digital currency Libra, deputy minister Alexei Moisseev said Monday. Answer reporters’ questions, Moisseev said Libra will be...
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S&P 500 Gains Can Earn You Bitcoin on New Bain Capital-Backed Exchange

Crypto investors have a new way to bet on the price of bitcoin – or on traditional assets – with the formal launch of EverMarkets Exchange (EMX)’s derivatives platform. The Palo...
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Metronome Now Lets Users Move Tokens Between Blockchains

MET token holders now have the option to choose their blockchain, a feature that was first announced a year ago at launch but only rolled out last week. The developers of...
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Bitcoin Charts Hint At Price Pullback to Below $10K




View Bitcoin could fall below $10,000 this week as a strong sign of buyer exhaustion have emerged on the weekly chart in the form of “gravestone doji” candle.A bear cross of...
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