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Intercontinental Exchange Adding Long List of Cryptocurrencies to Dedicated Data Feed

[ad_1] Intercontinental Exchange Data Services (ICE Data Services) recently tweeted out a lengthy list of cryptocurrencies to be included in its Cryptocurrency Data Feed. ICE Data Services provides pricing, analytics, indices, and exchange data in a custom-tailored fashion for clients seeking more insight and information on financial markets. According to its official website, the data solutions it provides “cover a broad range of asset classes, delivered securely to help you
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Craig Wright Filed 114 Blockchain-Related Patents Since 2017

[ad_1] Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist who has sometimes claimed to be Bitcoin (BTC) creator Satoshi Nakamoto, has reportedly applied for a slew of blockchain-related patents since 2017. Tech news site The Next Web (TNW) published its research regarding Wright’s patent filings on March 18.TNW reports that, since August 2017, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has published 155 patent applications filed by Wright. As with the United States
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Why the Crypto Elite Are Increasingly Relying on Personal Security

[ad_1] Security is paramount in crypto. “Keep your hardware wallets safe,” we're told. “Keep your private keys safe.” “Keep your seed words safe.” “Keep your computer safe.” This list could go on almost indefinitely, and while you might be forgiven for assuming that it contained only objects of an electronic or cryptographic constitution, you'd be wrong. Because one of the most important links in this chain of security is your
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Japan Introduces New Regulations for Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

[ad_1] Japanese financial regulators have reportedly introduced new regulations for cryptocurrency margin trading, local news agency Nikkei reported on March 18.The Cabinet of Japan, the executive branch of the country’s government, has reportedly approved draft amendments to Japan’s financial instruments and payment services laws, limiting leverage in cryptocurrency margin trading at two to four times the initial deposit.Margin trading is the use of borrowed funds from a broker to trade
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Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

[ad_1] 2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in euros or via bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, ethereum, EOS, litecoin and stellar. Also read: Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for Now Fee-Free Card Available for Users in the Eurozone In a statement, 2gether revealed
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Number of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Lobbies Tripled in 2018

[ad_1] The number of lobbies working on blockchain technology issues in Washington D.C. tripled in 2018, politics-oriented news outlet Politico reported on March 18.The number of entities lobbying on digital currencies and blockchain reportedly grew almost thrice in the course of the past year, reaching 33 projects in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to 12 in the same period of 2017.Jerry Brito — executive director at the non-profit organization
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Overstock to Retain Retail Arm, Support Blockchain and Crypto Ventures

[ad_1] The CEO of retail giant Overstock.com, Patrick Byrne, noted the potential profitability of the firm’s retail arm in its Q4 2018 earnings conference call on March 18.Byrne’s statements indicate that Overstock may not be divesting from its retail wing as soon as was previously indicated. Last year, Byrne reportedly told The Wall Street Journal that Overstock would sell off its retail wing sometime in early 2019.During the section of
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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Slow Grind Could Lead to Short Squeeze

[ad_1] Last Friday, we discussed a macro resistance level bitcoin would likely test. The level was tested three times prior and immediately rejected. Now, for the fourth time, we find ourselves situated above the level as we wait to see if our support holds: Figure 1: BTC-USD, Daily Candles, Fourth Test of Macro Resistance The first three attempts to hold support above the black, broken resistance have been stifled with
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CoinMarketCap Introduces New Metrics for Crypto Fundamentals

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency market data platform CoinMarketCap has added a new metric to their site for measuring the fundamentals of cryptocurrency projects.The new rating system dubbed the Fundamental Crypto Asset Score (FCAS) measures cryptocurrency projects “health” by considering user activity, developer behavior, and market maturity. Basically, the service provides insight into the growth and development of a project:“We intake raw blockchain data across relevant projects and parse them internally. Once we
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5 Popular Crypto ATMs That You Can Purchase Today

[ad_1] Over the last few years, cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs) have proliferated. According to statistics, there are now over 4,400 digital currency dispensing machines worldwide with new models under development. The following ATMs can be purchased today, allowing anyone to deploy a crypto-dispensing kiosk at their local convenience store or tavern. Also read: Why Colombia Has Become a Hotspot for Bitcoin ATMs A Few Things to Consider Before Looking