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Founder of Defunct Cryptopia Launches New Crypto Exchange

[ad_1] The founder of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, which entered liquidation following a hack in January 2019, has launched a new exchange called Assetylene. The LinkedIn employment history for the founder of the failed New Zealand exchange, Adam Clark, indicates that he’s been working on Assetylene since September 2018, which is also when the exchange’s Twitter account went live. With fewer than 100 followers, the account is billed as representing
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Coinme and Coinstar Expand Bitcoin Kiosk Service

[ad_1] More crypto users can now walk into their local grocery store and purchase cryptocurrencies, thanks to the expansion of a partnership between Bitcoin ATM operator Coinme and coin-cashing machine purveyor Coinstar. The expansion, announced in a press release, means that bitcoin will be available for purchase at over 2,200 locations in 21 states and the District of Columbia. The partnership began in early 2019 and grew to offer bitcoin
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Robinhood Zero-Fee Trading App Officially Launches in New York

[ad_1] American stock brokerage Robinhood Crypto has officially launched its zero-fee crypto trading app in New York, the company announced in a blog post on May 23.Following the acquisition of a BitLicense by the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) in January 2019, Robinhood now allows New York citizens to trade in seven major cryptos with no commission fee using its Robinhood Crypto platform.From now, the Robinhood Crypto
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Blockchain Firm Raises $4 Million From Draper’s VC Fund to Provide Uncensorable Domains

[ad_1] San Francisco-based blockchain domains firm Unstoppable Domains has secured $4 million in a funding round backed by venture capitalist Tim Draper, co-founder Brad Kam told Cointelegraph in an email on May 23.Following a $730,000 seed round led by investment firm Boost VC, Unstoppable Domains has carried out a Series A round led by venture capital fund Draper Associates. The previous investment was completed in December 2018, a press release
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Tron Price Prediction 2019: What Price Can Tron Reach This Year?

[ad_1] Tron (TRX) is a mid-cap digital currency which has attracted a lot of attention from investors. In today’s article, we shall form our own TRON price prediction based on a number of analyses and relevant data. Short TRON Description The decentralized platform was designed to enable content creators to send, upload, own, publish, and store their data without relying on third-parties. Tron was created by Justin Sun, a former
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Bitcoin Futures: Institutions Went 100% Long as Price Soared to $8K

[ad_1] Data from the US CFTC reveals that institutions on the CME went 100 percent long on Bitcoin futures, potentially capitalizing on yet another impressive green candle in mid-May.  CME: Institutions Went 100% Long on Bitcoin According to information released by the US Commodity and Futures Trading Commission, institutional investors had opened 100 percent long Bitcoin futures contracts as of May 14th. The total number of CME Bitcoin futures contract
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Grayscale Gets Regulatory Nod From FINRA for Ethereum Trust to Trade on OTC Markets

[ad_1] American digital asset manager Grayscale Investments confirmed its Ethereum Trust (ETHE) has gained regulatory approval from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for retail trading. The news was announced in a press release issued on May 23.Set to become the first publicly-quoted security based on Ethereum (ETH), ETHE received the go ahead from FINRA to trade on over-the-counter (OTC) markets.The product will follow Grayscale’s equivalent Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum
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Bitcoiners Slam Andrew Yang for ‘Cash is King’ Comment

[ad_1] Democratic candidate for the U.S. presidential elections Andrew Yang just shocked the Bitcoin community with one simple tweet “cash is king.” Andrew Yang Says Cash Is King To be fair, Andrew Yang was always something of a long-shot. But he was gaining the respect of a handful of technologists, humanists, and the Bitcoin community as well. Until yesterday, that is, when he either got his Twitter account hacked or
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Russia’s Central Bank to Consider Gold-Backed Cryptocurrencies for Mutual Settlements

[ad_1] Russia’s central bank, the Bank of Russia, will consider issuing a gold-backed cryptocurrency, Russian news agency TASS reports May 23.Elvira Nabiullina, the head of the Bank of Russia, revealed that the bank may be interested in creating a gold-pegged crypto for conducting mutual settlements with global jurisdictions.However, Nabiullina claimed that she believes that it is more important to develop international settlements using national currencies. Speaking at a meeting of
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Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Releases Report on Blockchain Use Cases in Real Estate

[ad_1] The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) has detailed several blockchain use cases relevant to the real estate industry in a report shared with Cointelegraph on May 23.The document is reportedly the result of several months of work by the group’s members, which includes over 50 real estate companies. The report describes four use cases, the first of which is the idea of tokenizing properties to allow for more granular investment