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NEO Global Development Announces Pilot Network for Next Year’s NEO3

[ad_1] NEO is launching the NEO3 Preview1 on a pilot testing network today, intending to introduce its developer communities to major updates in NEO3.First NEO3 TestNetOn Sept. 17, in a press release shared with Cointelegraph, NEO Global Development (NGD) announced that it is releasing the NEO3 Preview1 build. Despite the fact that the official release of NEO3 is not until next year, the Preview1 build provides several insights into architectural changes
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CBOE Withdraws VanEck, SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal From SEC Review

[ad_1] The Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE) BZX Equity Exchange has withdrawn its proposal before the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF).SEC faced Oct. 18 deadlineOn Sept. 17, the SEC published a notice that the CBOE had withdrawn its application for the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF on Sept.13. Although no reason was given, the decision to withdraw the proposal came just weeks after the firm
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Japanese Messaging Giant Line Rolls Out Crypto Trading Platform Bitmax

[ad_1] Japanese messaging giant Line launched its new crypto trading platform Bitmax on Sept. 17, Cointelegraph Japan reports.FSA approval receivedFollowing regulatory approval to operate a crypto exchange in early September, Line’s blockchain arm LVC Corporation officially introduced its newly launched crypto platform today.In accordance with previous announcement, Bitmax will initially allow users to trade five major cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), XRP, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Litecoin (LTC).Small transactions
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German Finance Minister Says Gov’t Must Reject Facebook’s Libra Coin

[ad_1] German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz stated that policymakers cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's proposed Libra stablecoin.Prevent stablecoins from becoming alternative currenciesAs reported by Reuters, on Sept. 17, German Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said during a panel discussion in Berlin that Facebook’s planned crypto coin Libra will be clearly rejected. He said:“We cannot accept a parallel currency. [...] You have to reject that clearly.” According to
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Iota Introduces Chronicle, a New Solution for Long-Term Data Storage

[ad_1] Iota has introduced Chronicle, a permanode solution that will allow its node owners to easily store all of their transactions and maintain uninterrupted access to that data.Iota’s unlimited storage solutionOn Sept. 17, the Iota Foundation announced Chronicle, which allows node owners to store all the data of the Tangle and quickly access that data when needed over an indefinite length of time.Before Chronicle, node owners of the IoT-based cryptocurrency
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U.S. Government Sues Snowden for Profits of Memoir, Speaking Engagements

[ad_1] Uncle Sam has filed a civil lawsuit against political exile Edward Snowden for violating CIA and NSA secrecy agreements by writing and speaking about his time at the agencies. Edward Snowden, 36, has been living in asylum in Russia since he leaked highly classified documents in 2013 which detailed the NSA’s international mass surveillance system, a digital panopticon that gave the U.S. government access to virtually any device connected
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Coil, Mozilla, Creative Commons Offer $100M Grant for Web Monetization

[ad_1] Ripple-backed content platform Coil and major open-source browser Mozilla have teamed up to give away a $100 million grant for web monetization.In a Sept. 16 blog post, the team behind Coil revealed that it, Mozilla and Creative Commons, a nonprofit that provides free licenses for creators, are jointly donating $100 million for a program aimed at facilitating and improving monetization on the web.“Grant for the Web”The aforementioned grant that
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Bitcoin Liquidations: BitMEX, Binance Bosses Duke It Out On Twitter

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has sparked the wrath of BitMEX, one of its biggest competitors after claiming to have invented an essential bitcoin trading tool.  Hayes to CZ: Attend My Bitcoin Derivatives Trading 101 In a Twitter debate which continues to play out, Changpeng Zhao, known as CZ in cryptocurrency circles went head to head with BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes. Zhao appeared to say Binance had invented a price mechanism
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Altcoins Continue Explosive Bull Run While Bitcoin Stalls at $10,200

[ad_1] Tuesday, Sept. 17 — Altcoins are showing massive upward price movements, while the No.1 cryptocurrency trades flat at around $10,200.Market visualization. Source: Coin360While the number of Bitcoin (BTC) wallet addresses holding a minimum of 10 BTC — worth over $100,000 — has hit an all-time high, the Bitcoin price continues to trade sideways, with an intraday high of around $10,320.BTC has been slowly trading downwards to its current trading price of
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Masternode Network Coin Prices Take Beating in 2019

[ad_1] The prices of digital coins that offer Masternode staking have suffered in 2019, crashing additionally despite the incentive to hold onto the assets. The market prices have also sunk against Bitcoin (BTC). Masternodes Promise High Returns The promises for passive earnings from various Masternode forms have failed to materialize, shows recent research by Messari. Categorizing coins based on their Masternode functionality, it is easily visible that holding onto the