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The Push to Kill Cash – Australia’s Proposed Ban Shows It’s Not Conspiracy Theory

The supposed coordination of governments and tech companies to create a one-world, cashless society is often viewed as little more than fodder for silly Youtube conspiracy videos. After all, cash is still king in daily life, even in extremely high-tech, innovative societies like Japan. Upon closer examination, though, current realities like Australia’s proposed cash transaction […]

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US Government Vague On Bitcoin Role In Fentanyl Drug ‘Epidemic’

The US government has singled out cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin as a funding mechanism for the ongoing trend for smuggling the drug fentanyl. FinCEN Advisory Mentions Cryptocurrencies In an advisory issued on August 21, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) highlighted the use of “convertible virtual currency” (“CVC”) in facilitating the black market. According to the […]

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US Government Vague On Bitcoin Role In Fentanyl Drug ‘Epidemic’

The US government has singled out cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin as a funding mechanism for the ongoing trend for smuggling the drug fentanyl. FinCEN Advisory Mentions Cryptocurrencies In an advisory issued on August 21, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) highlighted the use of “convertible virtual currency” (“CVC”) in facilitating the black market. According to the […]

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Members of Libra Association Wary of Supporting Facebook Currency

According to a new report from the Financial Times, two members of the Libra Association, a group designed to support the Libra currency, are starting to have doubts regarding Facebook’s project. As regulators have been trying to stop the new currency from being launched, Facebook is worried that it will continue to face the regulatory […]

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Members of Libra Association Wary of Supporting Facebook Currency

According to a new report from the Financial Times, two members of the Libra Association, a group designed to support the Libra currency, are starting to have doubts regarding Facebook’s project. As regulators have been trying to stop the new currency from being launched, Facebook is worried that it will continue to face the regulatory […]

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BitPay Under Fire For Rejecting $100K Bitcoin Amazon Rainforest Donation

A blocked Bitcoin donation to help the fight against the Amazon Rainforest fires has become the latest publicity headache for BitPay. BitPay Fails To Resolve BTC Freeze According to a social media exchange on August 23, the embattled cryptocurrency payment processor is facing fresh criticism after it failed to allow a $100,000 Bitcoin 00 donation […]

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Arms Dealers Turn to SnapChat in Search of Out-of-state Clients

TheMerkle_Snapchat StoriesSocial media networks are both useful and dangerous tools. Particularly when it comes to SnapChat, the service has received a fair bit of criticism over the years. That will not change in the near future either. Now that arms dealers are selling guns illegally through this platform, a very troublesome era has been ushered in.  The SnapChat Arms Dealers A particularly worrisome report was shared by The Guardian earlier this week. It documents how several Americans are using SnapChat to sell guns illegally. They do so by obtaining the guns legally in one state and offload them in another state.

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Coinbase Dapps Can Now be Accessed Via Desktop Browsers

Coinbase officially announced that users will have the possibility of accessing DApps (decentralized applications) through their desktop browsers. According to the blog post, this new accessibility is due to Coinbase Wallet’s WalletLink service, with WalletLink acting as a secure bridge between the user’s desktop browser and Coinbase Wallet app. “ Starting today, Coinbase Wallet users […]

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Asian Crypto Exchanges Crashed Due to Amazon’s AWS Cloud Servers

The Tokyo-based servers have from Amazon experienced some issues which caused Asians crypto exchanges to have operational problems. The CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao took to Twitter to alert users of this issue, stating that “Amazon’s servers are returning 500 Internal Server Error, blocking access to APIs related to the processing of withdrawals.” The servers […]

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Korbit Exchange Review: Best Exchange in South Korea?

There are many crypto exchanges in South Korea. Today, we will be reviewing one of the oldest crypto exchanges in the country, Korbit. About Korbit Korbit is one of the biggest crypto exchanges in South Korea, and it was also the first Korean cryptocurrency exchange to offer fiat trading (Korean Won) against Bitcoin. Korbit.co was […]

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The Financial Cost of Downtime

Technology over the past few decades is becoming more and more prevalent in society and we become more dependent, when it fails it wreaks havoc on our lives. The world is very dependent on tech and when it fails, even our homes are at risk, with our security systems and even our appliances relying on it. People’s homes aren’t the only ones at risk – businesses and companies are at high risk too with all of their online infrastructure.   But even with technology’s many advantages, including being better at our own things than we are, it still has flaws.

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Bitcoin Panic Unwarranted But Ethereum Still ‘Ugly’ Below $200

The week has ended with reclamation of five figure prices by bitcoin. Some of the altcoins have been marginally dragged up with it, but many including Ethereum are still looking extremely weak. Bitcoin Back Over $10k The past five instances bitcoin has dropped into four figures have been brief encounters. There is clearly a mass […]

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EOS Price Analysis and Prediction for August 23rd: EOS Bears Remain Strong

eos logoBy Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, Chief Analyst at RoboForex EOS sales continue, but on Friday, August 23rd, the market mood is too ambiguous. At the end of the week, the EOS is declining, trading at $3.62. Technical Analysis   On the daily timeframe, the EOS remains inside the downtrend, the quotations inside the channel. The short-term situation in the cryptocurrency dynamics may be characterized as a correction of the previous declining wave. In the closest perspective, we may expect a bounce off the minimum of $3.31 and formation of a new ascending wave aiming at 38.2% ($4.94) and 50.0% ($5.44) Fibo. On

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Libra Members Think about Quitting Project Due to Regulatory Pressure

As regulatory pressure continues to mount against Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency Libra, at least three companies that are part of the governing association of Libra are contemplating withdrawing their support for the much-hyped stablecoin. According to Financial Times, two members of the Libra Association may leave the community altogether. Also, one member is allegedly concerned that […]

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Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) edges higher on Friday, but bears still control market

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The Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) has slightly improved its position above $10,000 on Friday, but the bears remain in control of the market. The original cryptocurrency saw some rocky trading on Thursday, as its struggled to defend the $10,000 mark. The digital coin fell sharply during the opening hours of the session, with its price dropping […]

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EOS is De Facto Centralized, Says Wikipedia Co-founder

Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger does not want to develop his decentralized applications atop EOS blockchain. The veteran technologist, who chose EOS to run his decentralized content distribution platform Everipedia, threatened to fire the blockchain project. He criticized EOS for becoming a de facto centralized ledger controlled entirely by the Chinese entities. Stating that Everipedia couldn’t […]

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The New Bitcoin Banks Are Here

A new age of banking is imminent. Legacy models will be forced to follow suit or become obsolete in the eyes of value holders worldwide, as new bitcoin and crypto services take over, seeking to implement blockchain systems with an eye on convenience and financial inclusion. Announcements of stablecoins and exchange services from giants Binance, […]

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UK Financial Ltd. and Maya Preferred Have Completed DFS Acquisition

UK Financial Ltd. and Maya Preferred 223 have announced that their 51% acquisition of Digital Fantasy Sports (DFS) – a gaming currency that specializes in fantasy sports, esports, & casino play, is complete. On the heels of the finalization, the company will be raising the backing amount of gold and silver of each DFS to […]

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BiKi.com Debuts on CoinMarketCap Ranking Within Top 20 Exchanges

23rd August, 2019, Singapore, Singapore – One-year-old BiKi.com’s recent entry into CoinMarketCap’s listings on August 21st sees the exchange debut at an impressive Top 16th ranking, based on adjusted trading volumes. The young trading platform only began building its international team in March this year and within a couple of months, was listed at established […]

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Stellar (XLM) Price Analysis and Predictions | August 2019

We will be analyzing this month’s performance of XLM in order to come up with a Stellar price prediction for the end of August. Short Stellar Description Stellar is a project that was forked from Ripple in 2014 and was created by the programmer from Ripple Labs, Jed McCaleb. In 2015, Stellar Lumens was moved […]

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Ether (ETH) now available on bitFlyer USA

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bitFlyer, a bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange licensed to operate in the US, EU, and Japan, today announced that Ethereum (ETH) is now available on bitFlyer USA. Users in all 46 states where th…

Xendpay Partners With Ripple to Enter New Market

Based on a recent report, distributed ledger company—Ripple, now has a new client on its global settlements platform, RippleNet. Xendpay Now Live on the RippleNet Xendpay, a UK-based remittance startup recently made it known that it has forged a partnership with Ripple which allows the firm to enter new markets like Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, […]

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Bitcoin Price Prediction and Analysis for August 22nd: BTC Still Pulled Down

TheMerkle Bitcoin Trading SimulatorBy Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, Chief Analyst at RoboForex Technical Analysis On the weekly timeframe, the Bitcoin remains in the correction phase, which may extend and bring the quotations to the psychologically important level of $7000.00. Upon the end of the correction, a new wave of growth may be expected, confirmed by the ascending dynamics of the MACD and Stochastic. As for the goals, having overcome the current peak, the quotations are likely to aim at $15560.00. On the daily timeframe of the BTC/USD, a descending correction channel is forming. Upon a bounce off the resistance line of the correction channel, the

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FinWhaleX Launching P2P Lending That Uses Digital Assets on Steam as Collateral

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is one of the fastest growing sectors of the financial industry. In fact, a report published by Allied Market Research in 2017 estimated that the global peer-to-peer lending market would increase by almost 52% per year, reaching US $460 billion in value by 2022. In case one strong projection wasn’t enough, another independent report by Adroit Market Research in 2019 found that the global P2P lending market was worth US $231 billion already in 2017, while it can potentially increase to nearly $700 billion by 2025 — right in line with the Allied Market Research report. With

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How to Create Non-Fungible Assets and Collectible Tokens With Bitcoin Cash

On August 21, James Cramer, the developer behind the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP), announced the launch of the Electron Cash SLP version 3.5. The latest release allows people to create a new type of SLP token called NFT1, a non-fungible token that can be grouped together by a single ID. The advanced form of SLP […]

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How Key 2020 U.S. Presidential Candidates Are Showing Support For Bitcoin

Among the numerous issues that will define the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the topic of Bitcoin and blockchain technology is inching its way to the forefront. Indeed, in varying degrees, top democratic presidential contenders have already referred to Bitcoin and its technology. Andrew Yang’s Vision Is Consistent with Crypto Community Among the democratic candidates, Andrew […]

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Nash set to launch its new non-custodial crypto exchange service

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Nash, a company using blockchain as infrastructure for financial services, confirmed today that it will launch its crypto exchange web platform tomorrow, Friday, August 23,…

Japan Wants to Rival SWIFT With a Cryptocurrency Network

Japan is a prominent country for blockchain and cryptocurrency activity. So much even that government officials are building a new type of infrastructure. It is labeled as the “SWIFT of cryptocurrency”, although living up to those expectations won’t be easy. This new network will be used on an international scale and aims to thwart money laundering. Japan Doubles Down Over the past few years, Japan has become a key region for cryptocurrencies. It is one of the few countries to openly embrace this form of money and legitimize it. Several of the country’s biggest stores accept Bitcoin payments directly as

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Chainlink, Bitcoin SV and Monero Price Prediction and Analysis for August 22nd: LINK, BSV, and XMR

Chainlink Price Analysis (LINK/USD) Yesterday decline continues today as the market of LINK/USD pair records a down surge.  LINK seemed to have succumbed to the selling pressure that has formed a strong bearish trend line over the last 24hrs.  The downside move began the session trading at $2.2455, where it later escalated to $2.1496 that translates to a dip of 2.8% over the intraday. The market fluctuated dip down yesterday that brought the market to trade on the oversold zone before slightly gaining momentum to trade horizontally below $2.2423 resistance level.  In addition, the support level was found near $2.1496.

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PureStake releases API service for Algorand developers

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PureStake, a provider of secure and reliable blockchain infrastructure, announced today the release of its new Algorand API-as-a-Service. This service offering allows developers to e…

Smokescreens and Mirrors: How Does a Country Do an ICO? They Call It QE

Financial regulators all around the world have been cracking down hard on ICOs for promising more than they can deliver. At the same time governments and central banks are pulling off far worse scams, such as QE, wiping out the savings of everyone that depends on them. To hide this fact they use obscure economic […]

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<h1>White House Suggests Crypto-Fentanyl Link</h1>

Two White House advisories addressing financial institutions and digital payment platforms state that cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, bitcoin cash, Ether, and monero, can and have been used to purchase illicit substances including fentanyl.

Blockchain-enabled GO Philly Fund makes first two investments

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Ben Franklin), a leading seed-stage capital provider, today announced that its Global Opportunity Philadelphia F…

Research Shows Low-Quality Exchanges Dominate Crypto Trading Volume

Crypto exchanges with the lowest rating still dominate the industry, according to crypto analysis and pricing data provider, CryptoCompare. D-E Rated Crypto Exchanges Account for 64% of Trading Volume On Wednesday, CryptoCompare published a report on crypto exchange’s activity in July. According to the research, exchanges with lower ratings accounted for about two-thirds of the […]

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Waves DEX launches support for ERC-20 tokens

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Waves, the custom blockchain application platform, today announced that the Waves DEX now supports ERC-20 tokens. Soon, users will see new trading pairs with ERC-20 tokens. Last year, the Wave…

Bity increases no KYC bitcoin exchange limits to 5,000 CHF daily

Bity increases no KYC bitcoin exchange limits to 5,000 CHF daily 🟀 CryptoNinjas
Bity, a Swiss crypto gateway for buying, selling and trading cryptocurrency, today announced that it has increased its current no KYC exchange order volume limit to 5,000 C…

China May Release Libra Competitor Before Facebook Launches It, Report

Facebook’s Libra may be facing multiple threats from regulators, but the same critics are now racing to beat the social media giant at its own game. Experts: Chinese Libra May Come First The US, China and European Union are all concerned about Facebook’s digital currency. According to fresh reports, however, it is China which is […]

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