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Bitcoin still king of the hill amid fear, uncertainty and doubt
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Bitcoin still king of the hill amid fear, uncertainty and doubt

With all the fear-mongering going on in the media these days, it’s almost hard to forget how far we’ve come. Even in the quicksand that is the cryptocurrency field, September has been a turbulent month. Bankers denounced Bitcoin as a fraud, China forced the sh...
Questions Surround Unofficial CFTC Inquiry Into Coinbase
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Questions Surround Unofficial CFTC Inquiry Into Coinbase

While reports have been made on an unofficial CFTC Commodities Futures Trading Commission inquiry into Coinbase, neither party has corroborated this finding. On October 2, 2017, sources indicated that the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ha...
Pfizer and Genentech Turn To Ethereum Blockchain
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Pfizer and Genentech Turn To Ethereum Blockchain

Industry giants Pfizer and Genentech will work with blockchain startup Chronicled and supply chain company The LinkLab to develop an Ethereum-based platform. Major pharmaceutical conglomerates Pfizer and Genentech, together constituting a market cap gre...
Goldman Sachs getting involved with cryptocurrency trading
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Goldman Sachs getting involved with cryptocurrency trading

The JPMorgan CEO wants to fire employees looking to trade Bitcoin, Goldman Sachs may be wanting to hire them. In news out this morning, it was stated that Goldman Sachs has been investigating getting involved with, and possibly trading, cryptocurrencies due t...
Famous Football Player Hal Robson-Kanu Invests in Sandcoin Project in Russia
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Famous Football Player Hal Robson-Kanu Invests in Sandcoin Project in Russia

Hal Robson-Kanu, English Premier League and Wales national team player, recently joined the ranks of investors of the Sandcoin project. Apparently, the sportsman is familiar with cryptocurrency and similar assets market and monitors it regularly. This time he ...
Protocols and Bridging are Playing a Big Role in the Future of Blockchain
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Protocols and Bridging are Playing a Big Role in the Future of Blockchain

The worldwide crypto market is now worth $149 billion, and the amount of ICOs announced daily is very exciting for the industry. Banks, corporations and governments are announcing their own blockchain projects at an encouraging rate, which is a promising sign ...
A Few Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Bid Farewell to the Crypto-Community
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A Few Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Bid Farewell to the Crypto-Community

This week a few popular Chinese bitcoin exchanges, BTCC, Bitkan, and Viabtc, shut down shop and stopped cryptocurrency trading operations. The closures were announced last month and follow the recent government decision to legislate virtual currencies on Vi...
IMF’s Christine Lagarde Sees Cryptocurrencies Potential for Dollarization 2.0
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IMF’s Christine Lagarde Sees Cryptocurrencies Potential for Dollarization 2.0

On the 29th of September, the IMF’s Managing Director Christine Lagarde spoke in London at the Bank of England of the possibilities for cyrptocurrencies, comparing their rise to a brave new world of wonder and possibility. IMF Chief, Christine Largarde, gave ...
US Government Nets $48 Million From Sale of Silk Road Bitcoins
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US Government Nets $48 Million From Sale of Silk Road Bitcoins

The US government finally claimed $48 million USD earned from the sale of bitcoins seized from Silk Road, the online drug marketplace that was shut down in 2013. It may have taken a couple of years, but the US government finally has their grasp on the m...