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LINE finally won Japan license for crypto exchange

LINE finally won Japan license for crypto exchange

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LINE is probably one of the most used messengers in Japan and now it finally got a business license for issuing its crypto exchange in the country. This means LINE is going to have a cryptocurrency exchange in the place which has more than 80 million engaged users in a month. As to the company’s...

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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...

Facebook hires more lobbyists to boost Libra

Facebook hires more lobbyists to boost Libra

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A couple of extra lobbyists are selected by Facebook to support the corporation win over congressmen warnings to stymie the launch of its crypto coin. Head of Hollier Associates LLC William Hollier started lobbying for the social media giant on issues related to blockchain policy in late August. He...

JPMorgan worries that cryptos like Libra may face ‘Gridlock’

JPMorgan worries that cryptos like Libra may face ‘Gridlock’

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As to JPMorgan Chase & Co. stablecoins which are built to bypass the massive changes of BTC and ETH, could break functioning normally in pressure periods. Joshua Younger said leaning on his analysis that the cumulative cost of all existing stablecoins is not surpassing $5 billion, the...

Fewer people are sending BTCs to largest crypto exchanges

Fewer people are sending BTCs to largest crypto exchanges

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The statement that more people are using cryptocurrencies may be wrong. According to information provided by Token Analyst, fewer people have been sending Bitcoin to the largest exchanges in these months. The data trecker company found out that after reaching a peak in 2017 when there was a huge...

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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...

Love of Fred Wilson for Ethereum may upset him

Love of Fred Wilson for Ethereum may upset him

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It’s supposed that Fred Wilson, co-founder and managing associate at Union Square Ventures, may upset because of his former favourites in the crypto field: Ethereum. In 2017 Wilson announced that Ether is going to transcend the price of BTC by the end of that year. But as we all know now it never...

Burundi bans cryptocurrency trading

Burundi bans cryptocurrency trading

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Recently all cryptocurrency trading actions were forbidden in Burundi. The authorities assure that these actions are provided to protect cryptocurrency users of problems. As to Alfred Nyobewumusi, an executive at the central bank’s micro-finance office, many of Burundians lost funds while trading...

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...

VanEck, SolidX offer investors an ETF-like Bitcoin product

VanEck, SolidX offer investors an ETF-like Bitcoin product

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SolidX Management LLC and VanExk Securities Corporation requested the US Securities and Exchange Commission for more than a year to have an approval on the exchange-traded fund, which would invest in Bitcoin. All the attempts were unsuccessful, and now the duo has discovered a workaround for huge...

The narrow trading range of Bitcoin is a sign of raising

The narrow trading range of Bitcoin is a sign of raising

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Bitcoin raised over $10000 this week and technical measures provided by various analysts are showing some positive signs. Now the leading cryptocurrency is within its 50- and 100-day moving averages and this indicates in it in a narrow range. A key level is $10714 and breaking above this number...

Alex Reinhardt founder of ELVN to launch an IEO at CoinsBit

Alex Reinhardt founder of ELVN to launch an IEO at CoinsBit

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A blockchain startup ELVN messenger, which is planning to hold the third IEO round on Coinsbit on September 25, 2019, sets out to restore trust in messengers. Social media and messengers are among the most maligned phenomena of the decade, more so than TV ever was. Research points to the alarming...

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...

Vestager says Libra rouses EU antitrust interest

Vestager says Libra rouses EU antitrust interest

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EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said that Libra digital currency is going to be a centre for antitrust and economic governors soon, affirming an early-level examination into how the modern payment system is going to run. Vestager informed journalists in Copenhagen that from both...

Bitcoin trading and payments are now tax-free in Portugal

Bitcoin trading and payments are now tax-free in Portugal

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As it was reported on August 27, the tax authority of Portugal has affirmed that and crypto trading and crypto payments won’t be taxed in their country. According to information published by Portuguese Jornal de Negócios on August 26, the authority has approved that cryptocurrency activities and...

Brave and Wikipedia

Wikipedia became the trusted publisher of Brave browser

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Wikipedia is now a trusted publisher ready to receive BAT donations from Brave users. Both companies agree on their goals of supporting great content on the internet without invasive trackers and advertising and creating an online ecosystem that enables authors to share their work. The most popular...

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