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Bitcoin Surpasses 1 Million Daily Active Addresses



Bitcoin just passed an interesting milestone today, one we haven’t seen since November 27, 2017. According to CoinMetrics.io , there are now over a million daily active addresses, a number that...
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It’s FATF’s Way or the Highway for Crypto Exchanges. That’s a Big Mistake

Serhii Mokhniev, CAMS, is a regulatory affairs counsel at CEX.IO, a London-based bitcoin exchange. In a few weeks, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is expected to adopt a proposal to...
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I Was Reddit’s First (And Only) Cryptocurrency Engineer

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Crypterium Introduces Global Crypto Payments Card

Crypterium – a financial technology startup based in Estonia — launched the Crypterium Card, the first crypto card available globally. Prior to this launch, crypto cards, such as the Coinbase Card,...
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Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak

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Smart Contract Startup Tapped By Google As Blockchain Partner


Google has tapped a startup token project, Chainlink , as an official Cloud Partner and the relationship suggests a deep and detailed interest in blockchain technology by the Mountain View giant....
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Facebook’s GlobalCoin May Be A ‘Historic Initiative,’ Say RBC Analysts

Facebook’s “ crypto opportunity ” comes with high expectations. “We believe this may prove to be one of the most important initiatives in the history of the company to unlock new...
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Concerns Over Facebook Data Use Derailed at Least 3 Crypto Partnerships

Facebook’s GlobalCoin project, also known as Project Libra, may face significant hurdles as the social media giant works toward a prospective launch. Despite reports that Facebook is gearing up to reveal...
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Iceland’s Currency Will Be First in Europe to Be Traded as E-Money

The Financial Supervisory Authority of Iceland (FME) has approved Reykjavik-based Monerium as its first electronic money institution. The designation, announced Friday , means that Monerium has regulatory approval to provide fiat...
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US State of Nevada Passes Flurry of Blockchain Bills

Nevada passed regulatory sandbox legislation aimed at continuing blockchain investment and entrepreneurism in the state. Governor Steve Sisolak signed the “blockchain bills” on June 7 and 13. These are parcel to...
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Jack Dorsey Hints at How Square Crypto May Support Bitcoin’s Code

After revealing that his payments firm Square is building a small team to help with bitcoin and cryptocurrency development back in March, CEO Jack Dorsey has revealed more details about the...
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A Protocol for Issuing Tokens Launches on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Many bitcoiners thought it would be a cold day in hell when BHB Network co-founder Giacomo Zucco admitted that all tokens aren’t inherently scams. But, as it turns out, all he...
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Bitfinex Is Starting to Buy Back and ‘Burn’ Its LEO Exchange Token


Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has announced a transparency initiative that will see it put on full view the buying back and “burning” of its LEO exchange token. In an announcement Friday, the...
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Bull Trap? Bitcoin’s Price Rise to $8,300 Isn’t Backed by High Volumes



View Bitcoin has rallied more than 9 percent in the last nine days, but on low volumes – a sign of low investor confidence. As a result, the gains could be...
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Two Startups Are Partnering to Enable Amazon Purchases with Ethereum

Two blockchain-focused startups are teaming up to enable Amazon purchases with ethereum. In a press release published Friday, crypto payments firm CLIC Technology said it is collaborating with blockchain infrastructure provider...
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Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank Lobbyist for Crypto Project: Report

Facebook’s hiring spree for its upcoming cryptocurrency, reportedly called “GobalCoin,” continues with the addition of a senior bank lobbyist from Standard Chartered, according to the Financial Times. In a report Friday,...
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Europol Developing ‘Serious Game’ to Help Train Crypto Crime Fighters


Europol has revealed it’s developing a game aimed to teach law enforcement officers how to tackle crypto crime. Announced at the sixth Cryptocurrency Conference hosted at Europol’s headquarters from June 12–14, the...
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Crypto Exchange Binance.com to Block US Customers from Trading

Binance.com, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is revamping its internal policies and cracking down on wayward users. The Malta-based exchange announced Friday morning that it was reviewing user accounts to ensure...
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Report: Uber, PayPal, Visa to Back Facebook’s GlobalCoin Cryptocurrency

Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber are all backing Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, according to a new report. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the social media giant has signed on more...
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Rhode Island Looks to Adopt Blockchain For Government Use

Rhode Island issued a request for proposals aimed at exploring the viability of blockchain technology to improve state operations. This comes on the heels the state relaxing certain security laws for...
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