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BCH Funding Debate: Amaury Séchet Responds to IFP Questions, Noting Contention in the West

[ad_1] On February 20, Bitcoin Cash engineers held the second 2020 BCH developers’ meeting and the first since the Infrastructure Funding Plan (IFP) was added to the Bitcoin ABC version 0.21.0 client. Seven developers discussed new features that are coming after the May upgrade, but a majority of the conversation focused on the ongoing IFP discussion. Also Read: BCH Funding Debate: Developers Plan to Launch IFP-Free Version of Bitcoin ABC
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Calibra Technical Lead Tells Why Facebook Built New Language for Libra

[ad_1] Digital lead for Calibra Ben Maurer gave a presentation on Facebook's Move programming language at the Stanford Blockchain Conference on Feb. 19. Move was created by Facebook to provide a safe and programmable foundation for the Libra blockchain. Maurer explained that Move will make it easier and more secure to program financial applications that run on Libra. He said:“Move is a new smart contract language built into the core
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A Deep Dive Into the Situation in the US

[ad_1] Over the past several years, many entities have submitted proposals for regulated Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds, or ETFs in the United States. So far, the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, has not approved any official Bitcoin ETF product for the mainstream public.What is an ETF and what is the holdup when it comes to BTC?As crypto gains increased trust in the public eye, entities look for opportunities to
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How to Check the Bitcoin Price, Hashrate, Data – The 21 Best Monitoring Sites

[ad_1] As bitcoin grows in popularity and recognition worldwide, resources dedicated to providing in-depth and diverse stats on all things crypto have exploded onto the scene and continue to proliferate rapidly. This post lays out 17 of the best sites, and divides them into basic categories such as checking price, viewing network visualizations, and more. Also Read: How to Mine Bitcoin in 2020 Digging Into Bitcoin Data The proliferation of
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Chainalysis to Monitor AML Compliance for Crypto Exchange CoinField

[ad_1] Amid a tightening regulatory scene in crypto, blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis has joined up with digital asset exchange CoinField.CoinField plans to use Chainalysis technology to help with its Anti-Money Laundering, or AML, practices, Chainalysis announced on Feb. 20.Crypto leaves the Wild West behindMedia outlets have drawn correlations between the relatively new crypto industry and the Wild West — a niche industry running rogue far from the regulatory spotlight.Over the
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OpenSea: From Formula 1 Cars to Crypto Forgeries

[ad_1] Cointelegraph was on the ground at Non-Fungible Token New York City Event to observe the latest and greatest in NFT. Of the many projects and companies in attendance, we caught up with OpenSea co-founder Alex Atallah to learn what his company is all about.OpenSea is a “marketplace for digital goods, including collectibles, gaming items, digital art, and other digital assets that are backed by a blockchain like Ethereum,” Atallah
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Bitcoin Addresses With Non-Zero Balances Hit All-Time High

[ad_1] The number of new Bitcoin addresses with a non-zero balance is at an all time high, surpassing the number of new addresses hodling BTC when prices hit $20K back in 2017. Bitcoin’s Richest addresses: Not as many as you might think Twitter user @IncomeSharks shared charts from Bitcoin onchain metrics API and Data site Glassnode Studio today, which show a logarithmic representation of address growth across a range of
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New Italian Fintech Startup Bitsa Adds XMR Support to Its Prepaid Card

[ad_1] Italy’s new crypto-powered debit card supplier Bitsa has just expanded its prepaid card with major privacy-focused altcoin Monero (XMR).By enabling Monero support on its Bitsa Card, the company unclocks “all types” of XMR-based card transactions in physical stores and online, including card-to-card transfers and Monero conversion to euro (EUR), Bitsa announced on Feb. 21.Launched in Q3 2019, Bitsa Card supports a total of 12 cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) alongside
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Ripple Launches New XRP Fraud Reporting Procedure

[ad_1] The company has created a page on its website where foul-play can be reported. This move represents the increasing attempts by Ripple to establish itself as a key player in global finance. FRAUD CAN BE REPORTED, BUT FUNDS NOT REVERSED The reporting website gives consumers the ability to make the company aware of fraudulent behavior involving the XRP token. This behavior could include theft, scams, or unauthorized gateways/exchanges.  The
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After Overnight Flash Crash, Here Are 5 Reasons Why Bitcoin Will Rally Again

[ad_1] Bitcoin’s (BTC) price hit $9,260 on Feb. 20 and dropped to $9,350 on BitMEX the very next day. Analysts say these two pullbacks were liquidity fills and that the dominant cryptocurrency is likely to sustain its bullish market structure.Technical analysts and industry executives have laid out the exponential moving average golden cross, strong weekly support at $9,500, halving, liquidity fills and rising on-chain activity as the five main factors