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XRPTipBot Gets Twitter Ban Over ‘Impersonation’ Claims

[ad_1] Twitter has banned the XRPTipBot account again this week, claiming its impersonating another account. Ripple and TipBot developer Wietse Wind, assured users that funds are safe, and has since implemented a new working version of the XRP-tipping mechanism for the platform.  XRPTipBot: Too Good At Impersonating Itself Wind first took to Twitter itself (where else?) to inform users that the @xrptipbot account had been blocked, and not for the
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Trump ‘Loves’ Negative Rates and ‘Could Get Used to’ Them, Criticizes Fed at World Economic Forum, China Trade Deal

[ad_1] U.S. President Donald Trump spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Tuesday saying the U.S. and other nations are “forced to compete … with nations that are getting negative rates, something very new.” Trump took direct shots at the U.S. Federal Reserve, claiming they’ve not lowered rates quickly enough. The harsh words echo remarks made just last week during the “phase-one” China trade deal signing ceremony, where
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Bahrain Becomes Next Country to Trial Digital Currency

[ad_1] The central bank of Bahrain is the first to pilot a new toolkit developed by the world economic forum. This toolkit will help Bahrain’s central bank determine if a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is the right fit for the gulf kingdom. Other nations considering CBDCs will also be using the toolkit in the future. Bahrain Jumps on CBDC Bandwagon The central bank of Bahrain has been chosen as
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Karuschain Announces Impressive Blockchain MVP for The Precious Metals Supply Chain & New Company CEO in Singapore

[ad_1] Karuschain reveals its latest MVP; Karuschain SecureCapture and new company CEO Ryan Steil today at Blockchain Impact, 2020 Perspectives in Singapore. GIBRALTAR, — Karuschain revealed and presented the first MVP for its enterprise blockchain solution for the precious metals mining supply chain Karuschain SecureCapture today. This key milestone in the company’s roadmap was revealed at Blockchain Impact, 2020 Perspectives in Singapore, a prestigious event for high net worth investors,
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Exchanges Hold More Bitcoin Than Ever as Coinbase Wallet Nears 1M BTC

[ad_1] United States cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase will soon hold a million Bitcoins (BTC) in its cold wallets in a controversial first for the industry.According to data from news and information resource Longhash released on Jan. 23, Coinbase’s cold wallets contained around 970,000 BTC ($8 billion) as of Jan. 1.Coinbase weeks away from 1 million BTCIf current growth continues, the company will reach the 1,000,000 BTC mark by February.Coinbase cold wallet
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Hawaii Introduces Bill Authorizing Banks to Offer Crypto Custody

[ad_1] The Hawaii State Senate has passed the first reading of a bill authorizing banks to hold digital assets in their custody.The bill was introduced on Jan. 17 by five state senators, including the only Republican member of the Senate, Kurt Fevella. It passed the first reading on Jan. 21 and was then referred to the committees on Judiciary and Commerce, and Consumer Protection and Health on Jan. 23.The bill
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Tether Cryptocurrency Deposits Now Available at FXGate

[ad_1] FXGate, a global leader in Forex and CFD investing has recently announced it is now accepting deposits via Tether (USDT), the first Bitcoin­based, fiat­pegged stable cryptocurrency built on the blockchain. FXGate is one of the first global brokerages to accept deposits via cryptocurrencies to trade Forex, Precious Metals, Energies and Indices. Each tether issued is backed by the equivalent amount of a fiat currency unit (i.e. one Tether USDT
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WEF Unveils Global Governance Consortium for Digital Currencies

[ad_1] The World Economic Forum (WEF) has created what it claims is the first ever global consortium dedicated to designing a framework for the transnational governance of digital currencies, including stablecoins.A press release shared with Cointelegraph on Jan. 24 reveals that the newly-formed Global Consortium for Digital Currency Governance will focus on the development of interoperable, transparent and inclusive policy approaches to regulating the digital currency space and fostering public-private
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Elon Musk Opens Up on Bitcoin, Finally

[ad_1] Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, recently attended a podcast in which he briefly discussed his views on Bitcoin, stating that he is “neither here nor there” on the digital currency. Elon Musk finally talks about crypto Elon Musk has become quite a popular internet personality over the last several years. He has participated in various podcasts, and become a big part of the meme community on
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Can Crypto Cold Wallets Help Measure Exchange Dominance?

[ad_1] Crypto exchanges have come under fire recently for allegedly fabricating volume figures. It is an easy thing to do so researchers are looking at other ways to measure dominance, and cold wallets could be one. There are a number of differing ways to rank crypto exchanges and daily volume appears to be one of the most popular. Leading analytics platforms such as Coinmarketcap now offer three metrics for exchange