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Which Cryptocurrency Will Ignite the Next Crypto Market Explosion?

The stage seems to be set for a dramatic cryptocurrency price surge, like the one we experienced in 2017. However, Bitcoin, the world’s largest digital currency, might not be the one triggering the explosion this time. What’s Next for the Cryptocurrency Market? This year has been horrendous for the crypto market. Some digital currencies have […]

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Don’t Worry Vitalik, Captain Kirk Has Ethereum’s Back

William Shatner defended Vitalik Buterin against ‘literal scammer’ claims on Twitter this week. The USSS Enterprise’s very own James T Kirk appears to have found a deep love of Ethereum. Vitalik Not a Star Wars Fan? It would appear one of the best ways is simply to say that there is a rumor. You can even admit […]

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Young Man Waterboarded and Waxed by ‘Friends’ Who Wanted His Crypto-Wallet Password

A main rule of crypto ought to be ‘don’t tell your friends you have crypto.’ One man violated this unspoken rule and paid a rather gruesome price. The Kid Is an Easy Mark… After a boozy night out on the town, a group of well-heeled young whippersnappers decided to honor to the fraternal code of friendship […]

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Canadian Bitcoin Miner Hut 8 Reports Q3 Loss

Mining Hut 8 Mining Corp., a Canadian bitcoin mining company, has released its third quarter earnings report, which shows a net loss of US $8.7 million on higher depreciation costs. Depreciation spiked to $13.3 million, wiping out mining profit which came to $6.7 million. Also Read: Trade.io Acquires Primus Capital Markets to Offer BTC-Backed Forex Trading […]

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Korean Lawyers Lobby Government to Pass Several Cryptocurrency Laws

Regulation The Korean Bar Association, whose membership is mandatory for all lawyers in the country, has campaigned publicly for the government to pass a number of cryptocurrency-related laws. The group specifically proposes regulation for crypto exchanges, initial coin offerings, domestic and foreign crypto transactions, and cryptocurrency funds. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […]

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BitFury $80M Funding Round Attracts Galaxy Digital’s Novogratz

Bitcoin mining infrastructure company BitFury Group has closed a private funding round worth $80 million from both global and cryptocurrency-focused investors. Cash To Fund ‘Hardware And Software’ Objectives In a press release November 6, BitFury, which is also rumored to be planning an IPO, revealed Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital to be among the participants in […]

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Blockstream Unveils New Tool To Monitor Liquid Sidechain

Blockstream has been busy as of late with a brace of announcements including the release of the Liquid Full Node binaries alongside a new block explorer that lets you track transactions on the Liquid sidechain. Exploring The Possibilities The Blockstream Block Explorer enables users to view requested data from the Bitcoin blockchain and Liquid sidechain. The […]

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The US Dollar Dominates BTC-Fiat Trading, New Research Finds

The US Dollar has been dominating BTC-Fiat trading on average throughout the past month, according to a research by CryptoCompare. 50 Percent Market Dominance According to a new report called “Detailed Report Into The Cryptocurrency Exchange Industry” released by CryptoCompare, the US dollar represents half of the BTC-Fiat trading on average throughout the last 30 […]

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HSBC Executes India’s First Overseas Blockchain Payment for Major Company

The British banking giant HSBC has reportedly executed the very first overseas financial transaction of Reliance Industries (RIL) to a US-based client using blockchain technology. “The Use of Blockchain Offers Significant Potential” Despite the tension surrounding cryptocurrencies in India, HSBC has purportedly carried out the very first overseas financial transaction using blockchain-based technology. The parties […]

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Square Surpasses Twitter in Market Capitalization

Jack Dorsey’s social media platform Twitter has been outperformed by his other company – the financial services provider Square. A Strategic Move Jack Dorsey’s Bitcoin-integrated financial services company Square has more than doubled its value since it allowed users to buy and sell Bitcoin (BTC) 00 back in 2017. According to data from Yahoo Finance, […]

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