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How to Trade Crypto in Person Safely

[ad_1] With mainstream exchanges becoming progressively cumbersome due to privacy invasive policy and regulation, some crypto traders are switching to more private, face-to-face trading. While this route isn’t for everyone, and comes with unique risks, it does offer a very real solution to many of the problems plaguing mainstream exchanges currently. The goal of this breakdown is to provide a few best practices for safety and success when trading crypto
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Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Oct. 13–19 in Review

[ad_1] The German-speaking world has seen another week of events in the crypto industry, with a new survey revealing that 27% of Germans are interested in using Facebook’s planned Libra stablecoin, which has been discussed all over the world since its announcement in June 2019. Despite existing criticism of Libra, global regulators do not plan to ban either Facebook's crypto initiative or other stablecoin projects, the European Central Bank (ECB)
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Telegram Writes Investors to Counter FUD Before Feb. SEC Hearings

[ad_1] In a letter to investors, Telegram encouraged investors to view the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) hearing recently rescheduled for February as “a positive step.”Cause for optimismThe letter, sent on Oct. 19, briefly reassures investors that the recent rescheduling of hearings until Feb. 18-19 is good news while maintaining that the company will not be distributing Gram tokens until that time. In their own words: “Telegram views this
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Bitcoin Cash Roundup: Adoption Stories and New Developments

[ad_1] Bitcoin Cash (BCH) adoption, development, and participation continue to spread as there’s been a myriad of BCH-related announcements in the last few weeks. Moreover, there’s now over 18 million bitcoin cash in circulation and only three million coins left to mine. Also read: Ethereum Name Service Adds Infrastructure for Multi-Currency Support Bitcoin Cash Adoption and Announcements The last few weeks have seen a variety of new adoption stories, software
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Bitcoin Analyst: Trends in GBTC Premium Offer Limited Predictive Value

[ad_1] After reaching new depths below the 8k level near the end of September, market valuations in BTC/USD have been largely trendless.  Over the last month, bitcoin has been caught in a narrowing price range that has made it difficult for quantitative traders to plot the next trend direction for the crypto pair.  Can price correlations between BTC and the GBTC offer some predictive value? One analyst says this is
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HTC Launches Exodus 1S, First Phone That Can Run a Full BTC Node

[ad_1] Taiwanese electronics giant HTC has launched its new smartphone Exodus 1s, enabling users to run a full Bitcoin (BTC) node on mobile.First smartphone to support full Bitcoin nodeIn line with an announcement in May 2019, HTC launched the Exodus 1s at the Lightning Conference in Berlin on Oct. 19 and started selling the first devices during the even using the Lightning payment network, the firm said in a press
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Bittrex International Halts Service in Venezuela and 30 More Countries

[ad_1] Bittrex International, Malta-based international unit of United States’ crypto exchange Bittrex, will cease operations in Venezuela and 30 other countries.No clear reason for the actionIn an email to Venezuelan customers, Bittrex International announced that the exchange will halt account and trading access to users on Oct. 29, asking them to withdraw their funds with the exchange before that date, Cointelegraph en Español reports on Oct. 19.According to the report,
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How Can EEA’s Reward Token System Help Banks Motivate Their Employees?

[ad_1] Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) created a token system to encourage the active contribution of member organizations and their employees to the consortium, as reported by Cointelegraph on Oct. 8. The tokens are powered by the EEA’s Off-chain Trusted Compute Specification and is said to be trustworthy enough for use both within and between different companies.The system was first demonstrated at the Devcon5 conference at the start of October in
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Bitcoin Recovers Above $8K After 18th Million Bitcoin Was Mined

[ad_1] Saturday, Oct. 19 — crypto markets are seeing a slight recovery after another downward movement as Bitcoin (BTC) is back to trading above $8,000.Market visualization. Source: Coin36018 million BTC mined, BTC blockchain hits 600,000 blocks After trading below $8,000 threshold for most of the day, Bitcoin has seen a sharp recovery to climb above the mark at publishing time. The biggest cryptocurrency is trading at $8,041, up 1.2% over the
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‘I’m not buying anything,’ says Tron CEO Amid Reports of Poloniex Acquisition

[ad_1] Tron (TRX) founder and CEO Justin Sun has possibly refuted recent reports suggesting that he is leading an investment group behind the acquisition of cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex.In a tweet published on Oct. 19, Sun has claimed that he is “not buying anything,” noting that he is an investor and disclosing some of his crypto assets:“Just invest some and help out my friends. Actually I have a huge bag of