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Deutsche Börse’s Xetra Exchange Lists First Blockchain Firm

Xetra, a Deutsche Börse-operated trading venue for financial assets such as stocks, bonds and funds, has just listed its first blockchain company. As reported by DGAP.de on Monday, shares in the firm,...
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BIS Chief: Central Banks May Issue Digital Currencies ‘Sooner Than We Think’

After issuing comments and reports heavily critical of cryptocurrencies over the last few years, Agustin Carstens, chief of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), has acknowledged that central banks will likely soon...
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Bitcoin, Facebook and the End of 20th Century Money

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in  CoinDesk Weekly ,...
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Bridging the Gap Between Bitcoin and Global Regulators



Shin’ichirio Matsuo is a research professor and the director of B-TED research center at Georgetown University. He is also a co-founder of the BSafe.network, a global blockchain research test network used...
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Monero and Zcash Conferences Showcase Their Differences (And Links)

Last weekend, two privacy coin conferences heralded the future of cryptocurrency governance: the hybrid startup model versus grassroots experimentation. Over 200 people gathered in Croatia for Zcon1, organized by the nonprofit...
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Facebook’s Libra Crypto Code Draws Critiques and Clones

The early-access code for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency hit GitHub two weeks ago — and in that time, critics and would-be trollers have taken aim at the project. Spun-up by the social...
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Billions to Trillions: Crypto Assets and the Inevitability of Digitization

Ami Ben David is founder and CEO of institutional digital securities blockchain Ownera, co-founder of SPiCE VC, previously co-founder of Securitize and investor in security token companies.  The following article originally appeared in ...
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Craig Wright Spars With Kleiman Lawyers in Combative Courtroom Appearance


Craig Wright appeared in Federal court today to show cause why he had not certified facts pertaining to the list of bitcoin holdings he acquired prior to December 31, 2013. The...
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Iranian Authorities Shut Down Two Crypto Mining Farms Amid Power Spike

Authorities in Iran have seized roughly 1,000 bitcoin mining machines from two abandoned factories, according to RadioFreeEurope . Following the June 27 action, a spokesman for the Energy Ministry said cryptocurrency...
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Golem Execs Depart to Pursue ‘Riskier’ Research With New Non-Profit

Executives from multi-million dollar startup Golem Factory are launching a new non-profit initiative called the Golem Foundation to pursue more ambitious research and development opportunities. As stated in a June 28...
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JPMorgan CEO Dimon Says Crypto Companies ‘Want to Eat Our Lunch’

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon indicated in a recent interview with Yahoo Finance that he had not spoken with Facebook about the development of Libra . “But it’s very possible someone...
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Billionaire Investor Henry Kravis Makes First Crypto Investment

Billionaire investor and philanthropist Henry Kravis is dipping his toe into the world of crypto assets. According to a piece by Bloomberg on Friday, Kravis – who is co-founder of global investment firm KKR...
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Blockchain Association Takes Over Kik’s ‘Defend Crypto’ Crowdfunding Effort

Canada-based social media company Kik is relinquishing control of its legal defense crowdfunding campaign to the Blockchain Association in an effort to broaden the initiative’s reach. Kik and the Blockchain Association...
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Goldman Sachs CEO Hints Bank Might Launch ‘JPM Coin’-Like Crypto

Goldman Sachs may ultimately take part in the crypto disruption of finance, according to its CEO, David Solomon. In interview with French news source Les Echos on Friday, Solomon said the bank “absolutely’...
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Bitcoin Heading for Fifth Month of Gains Despite Price Correction






View Bitcoin is still on track to close with gains for the fifth straight month, despite having witnessed a double-digit technical correction in the last 36 hours.The hourly chart shows the...
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Binance Talking to Facebook About Libra Listing: Reports

According to reports in the crypto press Thursday, cryptocurrency exchange Binance is talking to Facebook about getting involved in the social media giant’s upcoming Libra project. Finance Magnates says it spoke to Binance...
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Irish Crypto Exchange Bitsane May Have Disappeared With Users’ Funds

Irish cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane may have done a runner with users’ funds. Forbes  said Thursday that the Bitsane exchange, which offers spot trading of cryptos and gained popularity as an early...
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A Wannabe Netflix Raised $575 Million on Ethereum – Then Ditched Crypto

What started as a $575 million token sale is now a rewards program for watching videos. TaTaTu’s initial coin offering (ICO) was among the biggest of 2018, with film producer Andrea...
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tZERO Launches Second Digital Security to Trade on PRO Securities ATS

tZERO, a blockchain company focused on capital markets, announced today that the Digital Voting Series A-1 Preferred Stock is the second digital security available for trade on its PRO Securities ATS,...
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Down $1.7K: Bitcoin’s Price Dives Amid Crypto Market Boost



Bitcoin is down more than $1,700 since yesterday after a violent sell-off that rocked the markets and caught even seasoned traders off-guard. At 16:00 UTC on June 27, the world’s largest...
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