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How to Become a Blockchain Developer

[ad_1] Skilled blockchain developers are a scarce commodity, as precious as the bitcoins that reside on the distributed ledgers they maintain. Teach yourself one of the major blockchain programming languages and you’ll be set for life, though like anything worth having, this achievement won’t come easy. If you’re contemplating becoming a blockchain dev, here’s how to get started. Also read: How to Shuffle BCH and Keep Your Transactions Private With
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Animoca and Harmony Acquire Quidd to Expand Sale of Crypto Collectibles

[ad_1] Blockchain gaming startup Animoca has partnered with the blockchain network Harmony to jointly acquire the digital collectible startup Quidd, with the intent of using its services to build a new ecosystem for crypto collectibles.Harmony shared news of the development with Cointelegraph via a press release. According to the announcement, Animoca is planning to onboard its games and brands to the Quidd platform after the acquisition is complete. As noted in
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VeChain Releases Blockchain-Encrypted Wine Bottles For Australian Winemaker

[ad_1] Public enterprise blockchain platform VeChain has partnered with Autralian winemaker Penfolds to release a case of blockchain-encrypted wine bottles for sale, as part of its Wine Traceability Platform (WTP) initiative.More specifically, the launch of Penfolds Bin 407 in July marks the beginning of VeChain’s WTP phase 2, per a press release from VeChain on Aug. 6. The bottles from this case are reportedly available at the Waigaoqiao International Alcohol
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Inverted Yield Curve Signals U.S. Recession; Can Bitcoin Save Investors?

[ad_1] Recession indicators in the U.S. bond market just flashed their deepest warning signals since the period that led up to the 2008 financial crisis. Can bitcoin work as a safe haven and protect investors in the event of a U.S. recession? Popular Recession Indicator Flashes Warning Signals In stock markets, the summer months tend to be the least volatile trading periods of the year. However, the main U.S. stock
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Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Hires Former Cumberland Exec

[ad_1] Mike Novogratz's crypto investment bank Galaxy Digital hired a former exec at crypto trading giant Cumberland as head of global sales.According to an internal notice to Galaxy Digital’s counterparties, Wall Street veteran David Gross joined the company, crypto media outlet The Block reports Aug. 6.In his new position, Gross will be working on boosting sales in three units of Galaxy’s business, and will be reporting to president Chris Ferraro,
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Media Misreports BTC Futures Status, Option ‘Coming Soon’

[ad_1] Earlier this week, United States-regulated crypto derivatives and clearing platform LedgerX was reported to launch the first physically settled Bitcoin futures contracts in the country, therefore stealing a march on Bakkt and ErisX. However, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) soon refuted that information by stating that the exchange has not yet been properly cleared by the agency. Now, a LedgerX official has told Cointelegraph that the media publication that
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Crypto Derivatives Platform FTX Secures $8M In Seed Funding Round

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange FTX has secured $8 million in its seed round. Major investors include blockchain-focused venture capital fund Proof of Capital and blockchain firm Consensus Lab, among others.In the blog post published on Aug. 6, Proof of Capital revealed that it had invested in FTX, a firm offering futures, leveraged tokens and over-the-counter trading. Consensus Lab, digital asset management firm in blockchain-based capital market FBG, and crypto hedge
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How to Shuffle BCH and Keep Your Transactions Private With Cashshuffle

[ad_1] As blockchain surveillance becomes more prevalent, cryptocurrency advocates have created ways to make digital currency transactions more private. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has an application called Cashshuffle, which allows users to shuffle their BCH with other fractions of BCH to obfuscate the transaction trail. To complete a shuffle, there are a few steps you must take to utilize the Cashshuffle protocol via the Electron Cash lite wallet. Also Read: 10,000
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Prices of Bitcoin Miners in China Have More Than Doubled

[ad_1] The bitcoin mining frenzy is on and miner rigs are once again in high demand following the recent market escalation. It saw the industry emerge from a five-month crypto winter. According to current Chinese media reports, prices of popular bitcoin processing machines have more than doubled in the past 6 months. Demand for the devices is allegedly outstripping supply and making it exceptionally hard for mining farm operators to
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Financial Law Firm Creates Unified Bitcoin And Crypto Crime Database

[ad_1] A new database called the Blockchain Litigation Database is making easier for law firms to provide legal services to crypto-sector clients concerned about compliance issues with the SEC and CFTC. Financial Regulators Crack the Whip In July Jamal El-Hindi, the acting director of the United States Financial Crime Enforcement Network, filed a $110 million civil case against former BTCe head Alexander Vinnick. The case alleged that BTCe provided services