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tZERO Officially Opens Public Trading of its Security Token

[ad_1] tZERO, retail giant — Overstock’s blockchain subsidiary company has opened its preferred equity security token which is being referred to as TZROP, for trading. The token will be available for trading by both accredited and non-accredited investors. tZERO revealed while announcing TZROP that the token will enable investors to directly take part in the revenue growth of the company using a quarterly dividend model. The CEO of tZERO, Sam
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Crypto Derivatives Exchange Blade Raises $4.3M From Coinbase and Others

[ad_1] A soon-to-launch cryptocurrency derivatives exchange has raised $4.3 million from major investors such as the cryptocurrency platform Coinbase and the investment firm SV Angel. The exchange Blade is scheduled to launch in three weeks’ time.Blade’s funding and plans come by way of a Tech Crunch report on Aug. 12. The report notes that in particular, Blade is aiming to provide trading for cryptocurrency-based perpetual swap contracts with three new
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Binance’s Trust Wallet Releases Desktop App for MacOS

[ad_1] The Binance-owned digital currency wallet, Trust Wallet, has released a desktop application for macOS.The team behind Trust Wallet announced the development in a tweet today, Aug. 12, also revealing that the wallet will be available in the Mac App Store shortly.In a series of tweets, Trust Wallet founder Viktor Radchenko disclosed that support for Linux will be launched next week. Radchenko further said that the main challenge for the
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Congressional Research Service Examines Blockchain in Energy Sector

[ad_1] The Congressional Research Service has released a report that examines, among other things, the potential advantages and disadvantages of pursuing blockchain-based solutions for the energy sector.The Congressional Research Service released their findings in a report on Aug. 9, entitled “Bitcoin, Blockchain, and the Energy Sector.”In its report, the research group noted that launching a blockchain solution which allows consumers to purchase energy services within a distributed system, in particular,
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SEC Requests Freeze on Assets in Connection With Alleged $15M ICO Fraud

[ad_1] The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a complaint against a New York-based man and two of his companies. The SEC alleges that these entities conducted a fraudulent and unregistered ICO from late 2017 to 2018, and is requesting that a U.S. District Court issue an emergency freeze on the defendants' related assets. Hindenburg Research shared the SEC’s filing for a jury trial in a post on
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Colu Blockchain Platform Shutting Down, Buys Back Its Tokens

[ad_1] Colu Group subsidiary Colu DLT has announced that it is shutting down its blockchain-based Colu Local Network, and is offering to repurchase and burn the accompanying CLN tokens sold to investors during its initial coin offering (ICO).The company’s buyback offer comes by way of an official announcement from Colu DLT on its website. According to the notice, the company is looking to repurchase its tokens with Ether (ETH) over
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Bitcoin-based Drug Gang Sentence to Approximately 20 Years Jail Term in the U.K

[ad_1] A recent report has revealed that a bitcoin-based drug gang has now been sentenced to a cumulative of over 20 years in prison after being busted by the police in the United Kingdom. Class A Drugs Were Involved Robert Price, Colin McCabe, and Toby Woods were selling Class A drugs such as cannabis, cocaine, and ketamine worth over 1 million on the dark web, and even shipped as far
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Twitter Crypto Scammers Continue to Fly Under the Company’s Radar 

[ad_1] Over the last two years, cryptocurrency scamming on social media has been prevalent. In January 2019, it was reported that crypto impersonation scams on Twitter raked in millions in cryptocurrencies from people pretending to be well known blockchain personalities. Now a new form of deception can be seen on the platform, as scammers are using photoshopped pictures of tech personalities and businesses like Coinbase to further another crypto con
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Bybit VS BitMEX: A No-Frills Comparison for Crypto Derivatives Traders

[ad_1] Trading cryptocurrencies is more interesting than trading equities or other forms of traditional assets. The volatility of cryptocurrencies drives massive price movements that would probably give Wall Street stocks traders a collective heart attack. Trading cryptocurrency derivatives, however, adds another layer of sophistication to cryptocurrency trading because profits or losses tend to be exponentially magnified. Cryptocurrency derivatives trading is a fast-paced game, and the quality of your trading experience
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Brave Browser Sees 1,200% Increase of Registered Publishers Over Year

[ad_1] The number of publishers using the blockchain-based decentralized browser Brave has increased by 1,200% over the past year, industry-focused news outlet Decrypt reported on Aug. 11.According to data from BATGrowth — a website that monitors Brave browser adoption — the number of Brave Rewards publishers were 18,931 in July, 2018, while its current number is more than 230,000 at press time.29,278 website publishers including the Washington Post and Smithsonian