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Public Transportation Across Argentina Can Now Be Paid With BTC

[ad_1] The national contactless smart card that is used to pay for public transportation throughout Argentina can now be loaded with BTC. These cards are valid for rides on buses, trains, subways, and motorboats in 37 cities, including the capital city of Buenos Aires, according to the Argentine government’s website. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Top Up Sube Cards With BTC Users of
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Expert Claims QuadrigaCX Funds Not Stuck, But Missing Altogether

[ad_1] The $145 million in digital assets that are reportedly stuck in encrypted cold wallet storage of QuadrigaCX crypto exchange could actually be missing, according to analysts cited by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Feb. 6.In December 2018, the founder of major Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX, Gerald Cotten, passed suddenly. Cotten was reportedly the sole executive with access to the exchange’s cold wallets. As such, customers have been unable
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Bitcoin Transactions Per Day Increase to January 2018 Levels

[ad_1] The daily Bitcoin (BTC) transaction volume has been recently increasing to the levels not seen since January 2018, after BTC hit the $20,000 price mark, according to data from transactionfee.info. Some industry players believe that it is a sign of the evolution of the cryptocurrency’s ecosystem and fundamentals.Bitcoin transactions per day. Source: transactionfee.infoJameson Lopp, chief technology officer at Bitcoin personal key security system firm Casa, published a Medium post
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Huobi Reports 100 Percent Increase in Trading Volumes in 2018 Over 2017

[ad_1] Major global crypto exchange Huobi has reported a 100 percent growth in trading volume in 2018 over the 2017, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 7.The Singapore-headquartered company has reportedly expanded its staff from 400 employees in early 2018 to more than 1,300 people by 2019, with 15 offices in 12 countries and regions, as Huobi CEO Leon Li told Cointelegraph.Huobi’s over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk
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These Exchanges Allow You to Purchase Cryptocurrency Without Knowing You

[ad_1] Platforms providing traders with the opportunity to exchange cryptocurrencies have increasingly started to apply registration requirements. In many cases, these are justified on the basis of newly introduced KYC and AML regulations. Thankfully, there are still exchanges that allow users to swap digital coins without requiring a verified account. Also read: Coinsquare Lays off 40 Employees in a Troublesome Month for Crypto Exchanges Losing the Balance, Again The question
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Fashion Meets the Blockchain: How Blockchain Can Solve Fashion’s Woes

[ad_1] The fashion industry is still using very old business paradigms. Labels and tags are rarely standardized, supply chains are long and complex, and establishing intellectual property rights is very challenging. Some people have suggested that applying blockchain technology could help remedy many existing problems in the industry. We’re going to look at several current issues, as well as where blockchains might be useful and finally look at the various limitations.
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Google Cloud Analyzes Coin Concentration, Adds Six Crypto Datasets

[ad_1] Google Cloud, a distributed computing service, has added several new cryptocurrencies to its data collections. The service originally introduced Bitcoin data in February 2018, and it followed up on that with the addition of Ethereum data last summer. Now, six more altcoins—Bitcoin Cash, Dash, Dogecoin, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin, and Zcash—have been added to the service. These additions mean that large-scale crypto analysis is more feasible than ever. The aforementioned
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Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Reportedly Not Regulated by Canadian Securities Watchdog

[ad_1] Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX is reportedly not regulated by the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), the province’s financial regulator, Reuters reported on Feb. 7.Vancouver-based cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX was established in 2013 and is purportedly the first exchange in Canada to be licensed by the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC).According to Reuters, the BCSC was aware of Quadriga since 2017. However, the exchange was unregulated as
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What is the Essentia Blockchain Framework | A Beginner’s Guide

[ad_1] The Essentia blockchain framework is a decentralized solution to protect user privacy, data, ID and assets across multiple blockchain platforms. While this provides an initial use case, the Essentia project foresees that further development of the framework will bring deeper levels of interaction between decentralized systems. Here, we’ll dive into the details of the Essentia blockchain and what it does. In this guide we will cover: What Is the
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NEO Global Development Looking Into Blockchain Securities

[ad_1] NEO Global Development (NGD) has announced its intent to begin exploring blockchain-based securities with the formation of its new Digital Asset Alliance.  NGD’s Tamar Salant recently revealed details of the initiative during an interview, indicating that the alliance will bring together several different types of organizations. But rather than jumping on the bandwagon, it seems that NEO is calculating its plans carefully. A Long-Term Plan Security tokens—crypto tokens which