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Cryptocurrency Enthusiasm Is Fueling A New Eclectic Arts Culture

Artists are bringing the digital nature of cryptocurrency to life by creating and displaying eclectic and unique pieces that draw inspiration from the buzz around virtual currency. The art world has long been regarded as a stodgy traditional institution that is merely a place for the wealthy. Rapid changes in the technological sphere are now […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Is Bitcoin Approaching a Turning Point?

Bitcoin surprised the world and rallied after the SEC postponed a decision on the Van Eck/ Solid X Bitcoin ETF. At the same time, XRP, ETH and few other altcoins posted impressive gains. Are cryptocurrencies approaching a turning point? Market Overview This has been a fantastically exciting week for cryptocurrencies. XRP pulled off a 100% […]

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China, Russia, USA in Race to Use Blockchain for Military Operations

A number of defense officials and armed forces across the globe are starting to look into blockchain’s potential in areas related to military activity. Militaries across the world are always looking for cutting-edge technologies to get a leg up on the competition. Blockchain is certainly not escaping scrutiny. Officials inside of defense agencies are particularly […]

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Switzerland Fights to Keep its Crypto Companies

More than 500 blockchain and cryptocurrency startups have found a home in Switzerland. The country hopes to become the ultimate blockchain capital of the world. The country has introduced a new plan to strengthen the previously edgy relationship between cryptocurrency startups and Swiss banks. New Guidelines for Banks Who Want to Befriend Cryptocurrencies According to […]

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Circle Invest Adds Four Alts, Stockholm IT Announces Crypto Fund

Exchanges In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Circle Invest has added Eos, 0x, Stellar, and Qtum to its platform, Stockholm IT, a Frankfurt-listed company that has seen its share value drop over 99% since launch, has announced plans for a cryptocurrency fund, and Btse has launched its over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform. Also Read: Taiwanese Candidate […]

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Japanese Regulators Urgently Respond to Zaif’s Hack

Regulation Following the hack of Zaif, one of Japan’s regulated crypto exchanges, the country’s financial regulator immediately responded, launching an emergency inspection of the exchange and a survey of all other crypto exchanges. Finance Minister Taro Aso has also commented on the situation. In addition, the recently established self-regulatory body has asked all exchanges to […]

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PwC Officials Remain Resolute About The Potential of Blockchain

Over the past few days, officials at PricewaterhouseCoopers have extolled the popularity and utility of blockchain technology. Big Four auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has played a heavy role in the world of blockchain. Earlier in the month, Bitcoinist reported on a PwC company survey that cited issues like scaling, compatibility, and regulatory uncertainty as barriers which […]

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Here’s how all 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks performed as the benchmark set another record

On a mixed day for U.S. stocks, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit another new closing record Friday. The Dow was up 0.3% on Friday and 2.3% for the week to close at 27,743.50 points. The S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.04%  was little changed Friday and up 3.4% for the week. The Nasdaq Composite Index […]

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UK MPs Urge Regulation for ‘Wild West’ Crypto Industry

The UK Treasury Committee published a report on crypto-assets for its Digital Currencies inquiry. In the report, they seem keen on pushing a ‘Wild West’ analogy. Time Flies… The Digital Currencies inquiry was launched in February of this year, with a remit to “cover the role of digital currencies in the UK.” This includes the opportunities and […]

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Binance and Kraken May Be Operating Illegally in NY State

According to the Attorney General of New York, three crypto exchanges namely, Binance, Kraken, and Gate.io, may be in violation of digital currency regulations in the state. Binance, Kraken, Gate.io Under the Gun A new report by the Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative by the New York’s Office of the Attorney General reveals that three cryptocurrency exchanges, namely […]

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