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Brazilian Bank Plans to Use Tezos Blockchain for STOs Worth $1 Billion

BTG Pactual, Brazil’s fifth largest bank, plans to utilize the Tezos blockchain for security token offerings potentially worth $1 billion. For the effort, BTG – also Brazil’s largest standalone investment bank...
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South Korea’s Shinhan Bank Is Cracking Down Harder on Anonymous Crypto Users

Shinhan Bank, the second largest financial group in South Korea by assets, is redoubling its efforts to police accounts related to cryptocurrency exchanges, according to local press reports. The goal? To...
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Bitcoin Eyes Independence Day Price Gains for Fifth Year Running



View Bitcoin could rise above $12,000 with the daily chart reporting a bullish reversal.A high-volume bullish breakout on the hourly chart indicates scope for a rise to the bearish lower high...
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This Artist Explores the Art and Politics of Crypto Culture


According to the artist who calls himself Cryptograffiti,  art could be a way to help the public to understand cryptocurrencies, The San Francisco artist displayed his work at the event Bitcoin2019...
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Fujitsu Develops Blockchain ID Tech That Scores Trustworthiness in Transactions

Fujitsu Laboratories has unveiled what it calls “digital identity exchange technology” aimed to increase the security of online transactions. The tech, based on blockchain, makes it possible for individuals and businesses...
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IBM, Top Australian Banks to Pilot Blockchain for Retail Lease Bank Guarantees

A consortium of Australia-based financial services companies have teamed up with IBM and shopping center operator Scentre Group to launch a pilot that puts retail lease bank guarantees on a private...
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What is Blockchain Technology?

A SIMPLE GUIDE TO BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY When the conversation turns to blockchain technology, do the words you hear resemble "Blah, blah, blah," like when an adult speaks in the Peanuts comic...
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ZenGo Introduces Non-Custodial, Keyless Competitor to Calibra Wallet

When David Marcus said that he expected many Libra -supporting wallets to come to market to compete with Calibra , perhaps he wasn’t expecting such a quick response. The developers at...
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Coinsquare, Just Cash Partnership Enables Non-Bank ATM Crypto Transactions

Coinsquare , a Canadian cryptocurrency trading platform, announced it has bought an eight figure controlling stake in fintech software producer, Just Cash. The acquisition will enable the firm to introduce crypto...
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Third Defendant Pleads Guilty in Fake ID-for-Bitcoin Case

A third defendant pleaded guilty in a string of court cases against a Toledo, Ohio-based fake ID ring that is said to have netted over $4.7 million in bitcoin, according to...
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Facebook’s David Marcus: Libra Crypto Users Won’t Have to Trust Us

Facebook’s David Marcus is pushing back against concerns about the social media giant’s new cryptocurrency project, Libra. In a note published Wednesday on Facebook , Marcus addressed “a number of questions and...
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‘Release the Tape!’: Nouriel Roubini Calls for BitMEX CEO Debate Video

NYU professor and noted anti-cryptocurrency economist  Nouriel Roubini exploded online last night after a debate with Arthur Hayes, CEO of BitMEX, at the Asia Blockchain Summit in Taipei. The debate, called the “Tangle in...
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Blockstream Launches Atomic Swaps on Liquid Bitcoin Sidechain

Blockstream has created an “experimental” tool that makes it easier for users to trade “trustlessly” between tokens launched on its Liquid sidechain. Dubbed Liquid Swap Tool , the platform uses “...
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June Sets Records for CME Bitcoin Futures as Sign-Ups Surge 30%


CME’s bitcoin futures product is continuing to show signs of increased popularity, with June setting a new record for open interest amid a surge of new account sign-ups. More than 2,960...
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Casa Launches Lightning Node Mobile App for Bitcoin Newbies

Casa’s new mobile app makes it easier to manage your lightning node on the go. Launched today, the new Sats App works like a noncustodial wallet with some unique features. In...
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‘Moderation Bot’ Blacklists Telegram Users to Tackle Crypto Scams

Blockchain advisory firm AmaZix is opening up access to its “moderation bot” to help stamp out cryptocurrency scams on popular messaging app Telegram. Using the bot, the company has built up a...
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Bitcoin Rallies $2K in 24 Hours But Price Hurdles Remain Intact



View Bitcoin has risen nearly $2,000 in the last 24 hours, establishing strong support at $9,600.The outlook, however, would only turn bullish once the bearish lower-highs pattern is invalidated with a move...
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UK Finance Watchdog Takes Step Toward Ban on Crypto Derivatives

A U.K. financial regulator is planning to outlaw cryptocurrency-based derivatives in a bid to protect investors from financial harm. In a press release published Wednesday, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said it...
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Now Japanese Regulators Are Getting Anxious About Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

Japan’s central bank has joined the regulators worldwide expressing concerns over the potential risks posed by Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project. A report from Nikkei Asian Review on Wednesday indicates that the Bank...
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Cuba Eyes Cryptocurrency as Solution to Sanctions, Financial Woes

Cuba has announced it is considering the use of cryptocurrency in order to bolster its finances. According to a report from SBS-AAP, the country’s Communist government announced on state-run TV that...
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