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Justin Sun lunch

Justin Sun soon announce date of lunch with Warren Buffett

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Justin Sun promised to name a new lunch date with billionaire Warren Buffett soon. Sun paid a record sum (over $4,6 million) at a charity auction for an annual traditional dinner with the legendary...

Filecoin protocol launch

Filecoin revealed the launch date of the test network

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Filecoin protocol's developers updated its roadmap, according to which the test network will be launched on December 11. 2019 Q2/3 Update is now live. We've announced our testnet launch date, progress made, and more! https://t.co/XUFcBnuj7I— Filecoin (@MineFilecoin) September 24, 2019 The...

MCT exit scam

Turn on VPN: a married couple from Austria made an exit scam

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The founders of the cryptocurrency trading platform My Crypto Trade (MCT) completed an exit scam by stealing user funds from the platform. The total damage, according to minimal estimates, amounted to 100 thousand euros in cryptocurrency. Being the moderator of MCT Discord chat for over a year and...

Bitwise SEC BTC ETF

The chance of Bitwise Bitcoin ETF approval by SEC is 0.01%

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The Bitwise's app for the launch of BTC ETFs is extremely unlikely to be approved by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and does not exceed 0.01%, said American lawyer Jake Cherwinski, who specializes in crypto. According to him, VanEck and SolidX withdrew the app to launch a Bitcoin-based...

IFRIC legalization bitcoin

IFRIC did not recognize Bitcoin as legal tender

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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are neither a financial asset nor a legal means of payment, according to the decision of the IFRIC. It is reported by The Korea Times. At an IFRIC meeting this summer, cryptocurrencies were classified as intangible assets - identifiable non-monetary assets that...

BTC Lightning Network

Zap Wallet created tool for buying BTC on Lightning Network

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Bitcoin users have a new tool that allows them to instantly purchase coin on the Lightning Network using bank cards. A solution called Olympus was introduced by Zap Wallet developer Jack Mullers. The new tool is designed to bypass complex KYC procedures requiring services like BitPay and Coinbase....

Coinbase listing TON

Coinbase named new listing candidates: GRAM, DOT and others

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American exchange Coinbase is considering listing 17 new tokens on its platform, including Gram from Telegram. In addition to Gram, the list of candidates included digital currencies of Avalanche, Celo, Chia, Coda, Dfinity, Filecoin, Handshake, Kadena, Mobilecoin, NEAR, Nervos, Oasis, Orchid,...

The power of decentralization: WCIT conference in Armenia

The power of decentralization: WCIT conference in Armenia

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The most long-awaited IT conference of the year will be held in Armenia. It will also cover the topic of using the blockchain technology. WCIT 2019 will be held in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan from October 6 to 9. The conference is held in Armenia with the support and under the high patronage of...

Craig Wright court

Craig Wright request postponement in the case of 500.000 BTC

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Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed first cryptocurrency creator, has requested another adjournment in his case against his former business partner, Dave Kleiman, in which the court ordered him to pay 500,000 BTC to Kleiman's relatives. This is written by the Cointelegraph. Wright’s lawyers filed a...

Wallets with 10 BTC and more updated historical maximum

Wallets with 10 BTC and more updated historical maximum

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The number of bitcoin wallets with a balance of 10 BTC or more reached a historic high. At the time of writing, the distribution of coins is as follows:...

Beta version of Hedera Hashgraph core network launched

Beta version of Hedera Hashgraph core network launched

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On Tuesday, September 17, a public beta of the Hedera Hashgraph PoS blockchain was launched with a declared bandwidth of 10,000 Tps. We did it. The trust layer of the internet is here. What future will you build? https://t.co/gTWBCGxSv1 #HelloFuture #BREAKING #BreakingNews...

crypto terrorism US

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...

mining ban China

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...

Ripple invest Coinme

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...

Russia deanonymization

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...

recession investment btc

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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