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Crypto News From Japan: Nov. 2–9

[ad_1] In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Japan, the Japanese financial regulator solidifies its policy of banning trusts that invest in crypto, more than 20 companies launch a consortium that aims to raise funds with security tokens, and Coincheck starts its automated cryptocurrency accumulation service, while it denies having had any previous knowledge about Stellar Lumens’ 55 billion token burn.Here is the past week of cryptocurrency
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Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Nov. 3-10

[ad_1] The past week has marked a number of crypto- and blockchain-related developments in the German-speaking world. Malta Enterprise partnered with Deutsche Telekom's IT service subsidiary to offer its blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) marketplace, French IT company Atos and Austrian startup Smart Digital proposed industrial plant inspections using blockchain, and the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) launched a market survey on crypto assets derivatives.Below is the past week of crypto and
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Crypto News From Turkey: Nov. 2-Nov. 9

[ad_1] In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan directed the government to finish testing a national central bank digital currency (CBDC) next year and a fraud saw up to 40 people losing 600 Bitcoins (BTC) — equivalent to roughly $5.2 million.Digital lira to be internalized next yearThe Presidential Program published by Turkey’s official national publication Resmi Gazete on Nov. 4 established that
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Tunisia to Launch E-Dinar National Currency Using Blockchain

[ad_1] Tunisia has become the first country to start moving its national currency to a blockchain platform. Russian ICO startup Universa will help issue and manage Tunisia’s Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), reported Russian news agency Tass on Nov. 7.E-dinar expected to be more transparent, cheaper to issueThe Central Bank of Tunisia announced that the digitization of the Tunisian dinar has started and that the paper-backed CBDC will be issued
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Best Decred Pool Options in 2019

[ad_1] Decred is a unique crypto, and if you are looking to generate your own DCR coins, you need to know that there are several Decred pool options that you can choose from. Decred Overview Decred (DCR) is a blockchain-based cryptocurrency that employs decentralized governance that ensures the network is run autonomously but with miners and coin holders voting on and enacting improvements. Decred was forked from the Bitcoin protocol,
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What to Expect From the Next Bitcoin Cash Protocol Upgrade

[ad_1] On November 15, shortly after 12 p.m., Bitcoin Cash (BCH) will execute an upgrade of the network’s consensus rules. After the upgrade is locked in, the next block will enforce minimal pushdata in script and the opcodes OP_Checkmultisig and OP_Checkmultisigverify will be upgraded to accept Schnorr signatures. Also Read: QE Infinity: 37 Central Banks Participate in Stimulus and Easing Practices Delivered Code Next Friday, Bitcoin Cash proponents will be
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Her Majesty the Queen Rules Out Crypto as Currency

[ad_1] Only a few weeks after the United States Internal Revenue Service published new guidance for crypto taxation, the United Kingdom’s tax, payments and customs authority, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, has updated its cryptocurrency taxation policy paper for businesses and individuals.The HMRC's approach in this policy paper is, as expected, conservative, and it stands in line with other countries’ tax treatment for cryptocurrencies. The HMRC explicitly states that it
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Bitcoin Price Hovers Under $8,800 as Top Altcoins See Minor Gains

[ad_1] Saturday, Nov. 9 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting minor gains on the day at press time, as Bitcoin (BTC) hovers under the $8,800 mark again.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin price is currently up by 0.27% on the day, trading at around $8,795 at press time, according to Coin360. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is down by almost 5.5%.Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360As
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For Initial Exchange Offerings, Liquidity is King

[ad_1] There are many benchmarks for measuring IEO success. Token price, community size, code shipped, and milestones met are all yardsticks for gauging the progress of a tokenized project. For projects seeking to create the biggest possible splash, however, liquidity is the crucial factor. The more exchanges an IEO reaches, the greater its prospects of survival. Also read: How Crypto Winters of Bitcoin’s Past Compare to Today Multiple Exchanges Multiply
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Bitcoin Price Will Hit $1 Million After ‘Two More Bubbles’: Bobby Lee

[ad_1] Bobby Lee expects Bitcoin price to reach $1 million in five to ten years after a couple of more bubbles.  Ballet crypto wallet founder, and ex-CEO and founder of one of China’s longest-running crypto exchanged, BTCC, Bobby Lee, put forward some lofty price predictions for Bitcoin at the just concluded Malta AIBC. Bobby Lee Launches Non-Electronic Crypto Wallet Ballet In a recent interview, Lee announced his new company, Ballet,