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More Than 70 Projects and Applications Built Around Bitcoin Cash

[ad_1] Over the last two years, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network’s protocol and third-party infrastructure have grown in robust fashion. There are now more than 70 projects and applications built on and around the BCH chain. The following is an in-depth guide on how to benefit from the growing number of BCH-based projects and tools available today. Also read: Send Token Payouts With Ease Using Bitcoin.com’s SLP Dividend Calculator Progressive
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Crypto News From Brazil and Portugal: Aug. 24-31 in Review

[ad_1] This week saw major expansion of crypto payments in Brazil, new standards freeing Bitcoin from Portuguese taxes, and the allegedly fraudulent Grupo Bitcoin Banco’s refusal to pay clients their deposited funds. Brazil’s central bank announced that it would classify cryptocurrencies according to International Monetary Fund (IMF) guidelines on Aug. 26. With the new classification under IMF standards, traded cryptocurrencies will be classified as non-financial products and as such, will be
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What Else Is the Pentagon Up To?

[ad_1] This week saw twin reports from smart contract startup Simba Chain and blockchain data management firm Constellation, both of whom announced contracts with the United States Air Force. New utility in USAFJudging by these developments, the U.S. Air Force is looking seriously at new tech to shore up supply chains and rearrange data. Simba Chain has reportedly been tasked with prototyping a blockchain approach for the registration and tracking of
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Pantera Capital Makes Investment In Polkadot And Three Other DLT Projects

[ad_1] Pantera Capital, a hedge fund and investment company have invested in Polkadot and at minimum three other initiatives which are focused on scalability. Other projects adopted by Pantera are Origin, BloXroute, and Filecoin. The purpose of the collaboration is to find lasting solutions to major scalability problems being confronted within the crypto ecosystem, and all the four initiatives are distributed ledger technology (DLT) firms. Also, if things turn out
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Bitcoin, Major Stablecoin Wallets Added to Samsung Galaxy S10

[ad_1] Earlier this year, the Samsung Blockchain Wallet was added to their flagship phone, the Galaxy S10. Initially only supporting Ethereum and some ERC20 tokens, the Samsung Wallet now supports Bitcoin, Binance Coin (BNB), and most of the major stable coins. Putting Bitcoin Wallets in Everyone’s hand Now that some of the biggest coins are supported, Samsung has put in the effort to add other highly used tokens on the
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Top 5 Smart Contract Platforms To Watch in 2020

[ad_1] The number of blockchain-based smart contract development platforms available to crypto developers is now greater than ever. Over the last 18 months, a Cambrian explosion in smart contract platforms has resulted in an embarrassment of riches and a plethora of options. No longer are crypto projects forced to choose between network effects (Ethereum) and scalability (EOS). Thanks to an array of first and second layer solutions, there’s a multitude
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Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Aug. 24-31 in Review

[ad_1] The Spanish-speaking world saw a number major developments this week, with several companies accepting cryptocurrencies as a form of payment and the Venezuelan government making new claims about the use and acceptance of the controversial Petro coin.Here’s the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español.Spain: Eurocoinpay introduces cryptocurrency paymentsOn Aug. 24, Cointelegraph en Español reported that in Spain, Eurocoinpay introduced the
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How Facebook Libra Is Seeking Compliance, but May Not Launch by 2020

[ad_1] For the cryptosphere, August was marked by the hotly debated announcements of world giants regarding the releases of international cryptocurrencies. The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) announced the imminent release of a national digital currency, Walmart began developing its own blockchain, Binance launching the Venus project, and Pavel Durov’s TON finally shared its release date.The race was also joined by Facebook, which kept the development of its cryptocurrency a
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Kyrgyzstan Proposes Draft Law to Introduce Crypto Mining Taxation

[ad_1] On Aug. 28, the Ministry of Economy of Kyrgyzstan has submitted the draft law “On Amending the Tax Code” with the aim of introducing cryptocurrency mining taxation.New tax proposalAccording to news outlet Kabar, the draft law was specifically developed to allow for the possible taxation of crypto mining.The taxation on cryptocurrency mining is expected to increase budget revenues and to contribute to the principle of fair taxation in the
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US-China Trade War and Its Effect on Cryptocurrencies

[ad_1] The People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the country’s central bank, has announced that it is planning to launch a central bank digital currency (CBDC), inspired in part by Facebook’s Libra project. David Marcus, the head of Facebook cryptocurrency wallet Calibra, and known as the co-creator of the company’s venture into cryptocurrencies, had this to say on Twitter:“Like I said: if we don't lead (and by ‘we’ I mean the Free