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World’s ‘First’ Blockchain Smartphone to Become Available in New Market

[ad_1] Finney, the world’s purportedly first blockchain-enabled smartphone, will soon be available for purchase in Bangladesh.According to a report by local newspaper The Daily Star on Sept. 9, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission approved the phone for import in August and it will be available on the Bangladeshi market in October.Mobile Phones in BangladeshFinney’s launch in Bangladesh comes amid a trend of growing smartphone ownership in the country. According to
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Crypto News From Brazil: Sept. 2–8 in Review

[ad_1] Brazil has seen a tumultuous week in the cryptocurrency industry. The tax agency announced that they are running out of funds, the Securities and Exchange Commision (CVM) claimed that Brazil is “broke,” the Central Bank of Brazil introduced a new instant payment system, and Cielo, Brazil's largest credit card operator, is now accepting Bitcoin and crypto.Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally
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$26 Million XRP Transferred from Ripple to Ex-CTO Jed McCaleb

[ad_1] 100 Million XRP was transferred to Ripple Co-founder Jeb McCaleb from Ripple Lab’s wallet address, as reported by the Whale Alert twitter account. Many are investors are worried about a potential sell-off which could drive the price down below its current rate of $0.26. Jed Who? Jed McCaleb is currently the CTO of Stellar, the twelfth largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Previously, he also worked as the CTO of
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5 Facts About Bitcoin You May Not Know

[ad_1] Bitcoin turned heads when it hit an all-time high price of $20,000 in December 2017. Folks who were already invested in it since the genesis became overnight millionaires and billionaires. Lots became self-proclaimed bitcoin traders and investors. Even then, quite a lot have remained ignorant about a few facts.  For newcomers to Bitcoin and ‘veteran Bitcoiners’ alike, these 5 points are worth knowing: A Hacker Generated 184 Billion Bitcoins
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‘Avoid Biased Calculations’ Says Crypto Researcher After Cherry-Picked Chart Debate

[ad_1] On Friday, crypto analytics site Messari and data analyst Zack Voell shared a controversial chart called “Bitcoin Cash versus Lightning,” which claims to display a comparison of activity for both networks. Voell contended that the Lightning Network was growing at a faster rate than the scaling solution BCH has to offer. The way the chart was portrayed and the written critique was contentious, to say the least, and crypto
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Apple Hint, XRP Dump, Mystery $1 Billion Transfer: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 2–8

[ad_1] Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekRipple transfers 500 million XRP from its escrow walletRipple turned heads this week when data from Whale Alert suggested the fintech startup has transferred 500 million
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Altcoins See Slight Uptick While Bitcoin Is Stuck Around $10,400

[ad_1] Sunday, Sept. 8 — The price of Bitcoin (BTC) is holding around the $10,400 price mark, while altcoins are showing slight gains across the board.Market visualization. Source: Coin360Bitcoin has shown little price movement in the last 24 hours, hitting an intraday high of $10,580 while stabilizing close to $10,400 for the last part of the day. At press time the world’s most popular cryptocurrency is trading at $10,381, down
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Top-5 Crypto Performers: XMR, EOS, BCH, BTC, DASH

[ad_1] The United States Federal Reserve is not working on a digital currency of its own, said Fed Chair Jerome Powell. He said that cyber security issues are likely to deter central banks from releasing their own digital currency. However, reports suggest that China might launch its digital currency as early as Nov. 11. If the Chinese digital currency becomes a success, it will force other central banks to launch
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The 3 Top Drivers of Crypto Adoption – BCH City Wrap-Up

[ad_1] With Townsville, Australia’s Bitcoin Cash City conference and related post-conference events now all wrapped up, participants are heading home to get back to the grind. As such, it stands to take a look at the conference as a whole and BCH adoption in and beyond the land of Oz, which is fueled by three critical factors. Additionally, attendees and organizers alike cited the diversity of ideas and speakers as