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US Treasury: crypto - frontier in the fight with terrorism

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Sigal Mandelker the U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary, told that cryptocurrencies could be the next frontier in the fight against terrorism. The official stressed that such organizations and their supporters are always in search of new ways to attract and transfer funds out of sight of law enforcement...

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Mining will be limited in one of China's autonomous regions

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The authorities of Inner Mongolia decided to limit crypto mining in the territory of this autonomous region of the PRC. This was reported by the managing partner of Primitive Ventures Dovey Wan, citing local media. JUST IN h/t @ChainNewscom Regulatory bodies from Inner Mongolia will dedicate...

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Ripple invests in Coinme Bitcoin ATM provider

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Coinme, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency ATM provider, raised $1.5 million. We are thrilled to announce our that @Ripple's #Xpring and the newly established #Blockchain Finance Fund have made investments as part of our recently opened A-1 funding round.Full Release: https://t.co/yjNH4JiQpR...

EOS will implement its first hard fork

EOS will implement its first hard fork

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EOS block manufacturers have decided to activate version 1.8 of the EOSIO protocol on Monday, September 23. This will be the first hard fork and the biggest update in the project history. Coming out of today's 1.8 status call, EOS Upgrade Status is still green - on track for successful upgrade...

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Russian bankers propose to deanonymize cryptocurrency owners

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The Association of Banks of Russia (ADB) has prepared the concept of cryptocurrency circulation. It involves the deanonymization of the owners of digital assets and the introduction of criminal liability for their concealment, reports TASS. The concept describes the procedure for collecting crypto...

Thomas Lee: The White House can ban anything, even Bitcoin

Thomas Lee: The White House can ban anything, even Bitcoin

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Fundstrat agency co-founder Thomas Lee said that the Trump administration’s actions regarding electronic cigarette manufacturers prove that the president can ban anything. This is un-related but shows White House can issue an ‘executive order’ banning anything. And could even ban bitcoin. Not...

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40% of millennials invest in crypto in case of a recession

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Two-thirds of American investors fear a looming recession and are ready to transfer their assets to safer funds, including cryptocurrency. This is evidenced by a survey conducted by the eToro social investment platform. Respondents believe that the trade conflict between the US and China, as well...

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Winklevoss brothers BTC exchange launches custody service

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Gemini cryptocurrency exchange launched a custodial service. Gemini Custody will allow customers to trade assets that are stored offline through instant loans, according to a press release. The service, operated by the regulated custodian of Gemini Trust Company, supports multi-signature...

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1000s of votes lost during the e-elections in Moscow

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The developer of the blockchain system of electronic voting at the elections to the Moscow City Duma, the company "CryptoPRO" called the cause of its failure - a violation of the rules of operation of the equipment. This was announced by RBC. According to representatives of the company,...

Opinion: BTC market share'll fall, altcoins season is close

Opinion: BTC market share'll fall, altcoins season is close

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CryptoElliott tech analyst concluded that the Bitcoin dominance index could soon fall. According to his observations, bearish divergences on the chart of the dominance index indicate a high probability of a decrease in the BTC market share. #Bitcoin dominance seems set for a pretty sizable...

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The weakening of yuan increased the demand for BTC in China

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The inverse correlation between BTC and yuan increases over time. This may indicate that the Chinese are increasingly considering BTC as a protective asset, according to Bloomberg. Reverse interdependence peaked at the end of August. According to Garrick Hileman, researcher at the London School of...

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Google Trends records abnormal BTC request growth

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The indicator for the “BTC” request in Google grew from 2 points to 100, while the “Bitcoin” request remained the same 8 points. According to one version, users searched for the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), the interest in which is due to Hurricane Dorian. According to Forbes,...

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Bank of China: digital yuan will appear on WeChat and Alipay

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The digital currency from the People’s Bank of China will appear in WeChat and Alipay payment systems. You can use it without the Internet. This was reported by Reuters with reference to the deputy head of the payment unit of the People’s Bank of China (ZRY) Mu Changchun. Development should...

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Developers of the FIO Protocol raised $5.7 million

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Denver-based startup Dapix Inc. announced the attraction of $5.7 million in the financing of Series A, led by the venture division of the Binance exchange. It was reported by CoinDesk. Other investors were Blockwall Capital, NGC Ventures and LuneX Ventures. Dapix is ​​developing a DPOS-based...

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Apple claims confidence in the long-term potential of crypto

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Apple Pay Vice President Jennifer Bailey told CNN in an interview about Apple's attitude to cryptocurrencies and their future. Bailey stated that they are watching cryptocurrencies and think it is interesting and they have long-term potential. She also spoke about the development of the payment...

The largest BTC exchange in Thailand announced the closure

The largest BTC exchange in Thailand announced the closure

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Thailand's leading crypto exchange Bitcoin Co. Ltd. (BX.in.th) announced that it will cease all operations on September 30th. Users must withdraw all funds by November 1. So, the exchange is not going to renew the license for providing trade in digital assets from the local Securities and Exchange...

Craig Wright challenging the court decision of 500.000 BTC

Craig Wright challenging the court decision of 500.000 BTC

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Craig Wright, an Australian entrepreneur who has been trying in vain for several years to prove to the community that he is the creator of Bitcoin, intends to challenge the court decision, in which he must pay the family of his former business partner Dave Kleiman more than 500,000 BTC. This is...

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Report: miner hidden attacks occur 3 times more often

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A new report by McAfee Labs says that the number of attacks using hidden miners in the first quarter of this year increased by 29% compared to the previous period. According to the researchers, users of various operating systems are susceptible to attacks: both Microsoft's Windows and macOS from...

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