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ChainPoint 19

ChainPoint 19 conference is starting in Yerevan

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Every year blockchain specialists, businesspeople, investors, developers and VCs are gathering in Yerevan to attend the ChainPoint conference. It gives a source of knowledge, networking occasions and inspiration. World-class discussants are giving the attendees advice and tips from their practice....

Mastercard and Visa

MasterCard and Visa are leaving Facebook’s Libra project

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They heard senators' voices. Facebook loses some chief partners, like eBay, Stripe, Visa and MasterCard. Regulators and lawmakers criticised the Libra project, which brought to thought will the project even persist? Before the opening meeting of Libra Association in Geneva, which is planned to be...

Coinbase application

Coinbase launches a new app for pro users

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Coinbase has good news for customers of its professional trading platform. It is developing a new mobile app especially for them. The announcement about the innovative app was made on Thursday. The exchange claims that the app is going to bring more qualified mobile trading life to its Coinbase...

Internal Revenue Service

Crypto investors receive new income-reporting rules from IRS

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Internal Revenue Service sent new guidance to cryptocurrency holders. The IRS published two documents (a ruling and a question-and-answer paper) on Wednesday. This is the first guidance since 2014, and it contains information about expected methods of reports about income from cryptocurrencies....

Visa MasterCard Stripe

Senators warn Visa, Mastercard, Stripe on Libra membership

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Two Senate Democrats are warning three payment corporations to review their membership in the Libra Association and involvement with the crypto project of the Facebook. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii are sure that Libra is a threat not only to the worldwide economy...

Tether stablecoin

Backers of Tether sued over the market manipulation

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A class-action complaint accuses the corporations behind the Tether stablecoin of “propping and popping the largest bubble in history,” which led to a disappearance of $256 billion in crypto wealth. The complaint accuses the issuer of Tether of manipulating Bitcoin prices. The suing process...

Libra coin

Sceptics can now bet on Facebook’s Libra launch delays

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After Facebook announced its plans about launching a cryptocurrency, it faced overwhelming scorn. And now everyone is sceptically tuned that the launch will be at the time Facebook has targeted. A crypto-futures exchange CoinFLEX is now offering derivatives that payout based on the likelihood will...

Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

DTCC delays the blockchain project to avoid Brexit problems

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The start of a post-trade system for derivatives, based on blockchain and designed by The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, is delayed for several months because of issues that have been raised by Brexit. The officials from the US CSD think that the delay, which hasn't mentioned before,...

Jered Kenna

An early BTC millionaire loses his love for the industry

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Bitcoin dropped 20% in late September, and one of the earliest Bitcoin millionaires came back to Twitter to talk about this. Jered Kenna is 37 years old, and he used to own thousands of BTCs, which he got for cents. Kenna also managed the initial crypto exchange in the US - TradeHill Inc. In a post...

Multisig wallet

Multi-signature wallets and their benefits

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Technologies don’t stay still, and innovations are appearing every day. One of those modern tools we want you to be acquainted with is multisig wallet. Multisig is a unique type of digital signature which allows two or a higher number of users approve accounts acting as an organisation. It’s...

Telegram Open Network

TON blockchain is near to a planned launch in late October

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Telegram Open Network addressed emails to its investors from which it’s becoming evident that the blockchain is near to a projected launch. Chief Technology Officer of TON Labs Mitja Goroshevskiy confirmed the talks about an email and added that the startup is going to run and control TON’s...

The Libra Association

Facebook Libra payment partners hesitate on cryptocurrency

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Four payment corporations that have already joined to the Libra Association as originating members are hesitating on officially approving the crypto plan. Mastercard, Paypal, Stripe and Visa are troubled about their further contacts with governors, who have doubts about the Libra. Heads of these...

Nicolas Maduro

Maduro: Venezuela will activate a crypto payment method soon

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President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro said in a press conference that the government of his country uses cryptocurrencies as a method for free international and national payments. During the press conference on 30 September, Maduro said that Venezuela is cooperating within the crypto world and...

RSK buys Taringa

RSK startup buys Spanish social media platform Taringa

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RSK a Bitcoin smart contract startup, which describes itself as the “first open-source smart contract platform secured by the bitcoin network”, announced that it is buying Spanish social media platform Taringa. The connection of two companies will let users share their content and get rewards...

Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook wants Sandberg to testify to the House next month

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Facebook negotiates with a key congressional committee for Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg to testify as soon as next month amid topics about the corporation’s market control and its programs of launching a digital currency Libra. Facebook expects that Sandberg is going to appear at a...

Investing in Bitcoin

Investing in Bitcoin: Everything you need to know

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Bitcoin is the most widespread cryptocurrency and one of the advanced means of keeping money by investments. But considering the point that it’s changing in price very frequently, is it safe to invest in BTC? What is Bitcoin? The concept of making digital currency belong to Nick Szabo, but the...

Is Google’s quantum computing breakthrough threat to crypto?

Is Google’s quantum computing breakthrough threat to crypto?

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On September 20, the FT announced that a paper which was declared by Google researchers informed about a great computing breakthrough. Using this new quantum computer, developers succeeded to complete a calculation in approximately three minutes. This is considered to be the world’s most powerful...

Bitcoin drops lower as cryptos stabilize after earlier fall

Bitcoin drops lower as cryptos stabilize after earlier fall

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During Asia hours, Bitcoin retrieved some of its footings at the time altcoins staged a modest regain after the digital assets plunged overnight in the US. At 2:41 PM in Hong Kong Bitcoin dropped down by 1.2% to $8480, levelling out after a wild ride the preceding day that marked the biggest...

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