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Tesla Coin

[ad_1] One of the biggest innovations of bitcoin is the invention of a blockchain that allows us to transfer something of value across the internet, without the possibility of being duplicated and without the need of a trusted third party to verify the transaction.  Though the practical applications for this are virtually unlimited, one of the most obvious is the ability to revolutionize the financial markets. At the moment, just about
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Despite Supreme Court Ruling, Chile’s Antitrust Court Orders Banks to Keep Crypto Exchange Accounts Open

[ad_1] Following the ruling by Chile’s supreme court that a bank can legally close accounts of a crypto exchange, the country’s Court of Defense of Free Competition reaffirmed that banks must reopen crypto exchanges’ accounts. The Chilean antitrust court continues to hear the case alleging that banks exploit their dominant position to keep crypto exchanges off the market. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Supreme
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Introducing: The Tangle Bay

[ad_1] A platform where the IOTA community can list stores, events, restaurants and much more for free. I always believed since day one that IOTA will be changing the world as we know it; and I am not talking about only in the area of iot and M2M, I’m talking about in almost everywhere we can think of. Perhaps there is one area that I don’t see a lot of improvements:
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‘Crypto Needs Rules’ Says New Gemini Ad Campaign

[ad_1] The Gemini cryptocurrency exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins in 2014 is calling for better regulation of the crypto space in a new ad campaign, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports on Jan. 4.Placards on taxis and in the New York City subway contain slogans like “crypto needs rules” while simultaneously suggesting that Gemini already provides a regulatory compliant exchange for investors. Other slogans include “money has a future”
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Owner of Romanian Exchange Coinflux to Be Extradited to the US

[ad_1] The Romanian judiciary has decided to hand over to U.S. authorities the founder and CEO of Coinflux, one of the country’s cryptocurrency exchanges. Vlad Nistor has been accused of a number of crimes including the laundering of illicitly obtained funds through his digital asset trading platform. Also read: Russians See Growing Number of Options to Buy Cryptocurrencies Supreme Court Approves Nistor’s Extradition Vlad Nistor was arrested in December by
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Once Cash is Gone, Bitcoin is Society’s Best Hope For Privacy, BitMex CEO Warns

[ad_1] BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes delivered a stark warning to the British public January 3 in a mainstream newspaper article proclaiming Bitcoin as the new cash. End Of Cash ‘Sooner Than You Think’ The article, which came in an edition of the Times along with a front-page advertisement to honor Bitcoin’s tenth birthday, forecast the death of cash coming “sooner than you think.” Long the “best form” of financial privacy,
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Texas Financial Watchdog May Recognize Stablecoins as Money for Licensing Purposes

[ad_1] The Texas Department of Banking could consider stablecoins as money, making them and exchanges that deal with them subject to a number of Texas laws and license requirements, according to a Supervisory Memorandum published on Jan. 2.Supervisory Memorandum - 1037, which published by the financial watchdog examines the regulatory treatment of digital currencies under the Texas Money Services Act and addresses current trends in the field, including the introduction
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Bitcoin Primely Positioned as U.S. Foreign Policy Pushes Rivals to Ditch Dollar

[ad_1] As President Donald Trump presides over geopolitical shape-shifting as the poster boy of separatist politics, the most significant clapback yet may be loss of confidence in the U.S. dollar. The dollar has been politically weaponized in the service of American interests and now other global powerhouses are betting on taking back control of their economies by phasing out the dollar as the de facto medium of international trade. Also
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ConsenSys and AMD to Jointly Develop Blockchain-Based Cloud Computing Infrastructure

[ad_1] Blockchain software company ConsenSys, semiconductor producer AMD, and Abu-Dhabi-based investment management firm Halo Holdings are jointly working on a blockchain-based cloud computing infrastructure. ConsenSys announced the collaboration in a press release published on Jan. 4.Per the release, the companies have partnered to create the so called W3BCLOUD aimed at the development of AMD hardware-based datacenter products for emerging blockchain workloads. Within the collaboration, ConsenSys will provide expertise in the
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BitTorrent and TRON Get Ready To Launch New Token

[ad_1] BitTorrent and TRON are preparing to launch a new token that will soon be used on the massively popular file sharing network. The announcement of the token also coincides with the departure of BitTorrent CEO Rogelio Choy — signifying a bold new era for BitTorrent. The BitTorrent Token The new token, called BitTorrent token (BTT), represents one more step toward TRON’s Project Atlas. When Project Atlas is released, BitTorrent