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The Daily: Peak Blockchain and Stablecoin Drama

The Daily: Peak Blockchain and Stablecoin SkirmishesDifferentiating truth from fiction isn’t always easy, especially in the realm of blockchain. We’ve got distributed ledger stories both real and fanciful in this edition of The Daily, as well as hardware wallet news, an update on bitcoin futures, and the obligatory smattering of stablecoin drama. Also read: Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance […]

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Source: https://news.bitcoin.com/the-daily-peak-blockchain-and-stablecoin-drama/

Security Giant G4S Offers Protected Offline Cryptocurrency Storage

Security Giant G4S Offers Protected Offline Cryptocurrency StorageG4S (LSE: GFS), a security services provider with operations in more than 90 countries, guards everything from cash transfers to nuclear power plants and prisons. The London-headquartered company has now started to offer cryptocurrency protection, according to a recent report. Also Read: Majority of Crypto Assets Are Highly Centralized, Research Finds Secure Vault Storage The […]

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Source: https://news.bitcoin.com/security-giant-g4s-offers-protected-offline-cryptocurrency-storage/

Former CFTC Chair Advocates ‘Technology Neutral’ Cryptocurrency Regulations

Former CFTC Chair Advocates "Technology Neutral" RegulationsThe former chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler, recently expressed his views on the regulation of cryptocurrency markets. Gensler emphasized his belief in the need for robust consumer protections, and also argued that the majority of initial coin offerings essentially comprise initial public offerings (IPOs). Also Read: Two US States […]

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Source: https://news.bitcoin.com/former-cftc-chair-advocates-technology-neutral-cryptocurrency-regulations/

African Cryptocurrency Exchanges Forced to Step up Security

African Digital Currency Exchanges Step up Security to Safeguard Investor FundsCryptocurrency exchanges in some of Africa’s biggest bitcoin markets have been forced to rethink their security to thwart persistent attacks from hackers, a trend that has troubled trading platforms all around the world. Also read: Cointext Launches Bitcoin Cash SMS Wallet in Argentina and Turkey The Worst Yet to Come for African Exchanges Exchanges in the […]

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Source: https://news.bitcoin.com/african-cryptocurrency-exchanges-forced-to-step-up-security/

Two US States Issue Cease and Desist Orders Against Five ICO Issuers

Two US States Issue Cease and Desist Orders Against Five ICO IssuersThe U.S. states of Colorado and North Dakota have independently issued cease and desist orders against companies promoting initial coin offerings in their states. Their tokens are potentially fraudulent securities offerings, according to the two states’ securities commissions. One scheme promises a return of 10 percent per month and claims to be pegged to the […]

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Source: https://news.bitcoin.com/us-states-orders-ico/

Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance

Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange BinanceOn Oct. 17, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, Binance, announced a partnership with blockchain surveillance company Chainalysis. According to the exchange, Chainalysis has implemented a compliance solution that meets regulatory guidelines worldwide. Also read: Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus Binance Is Using Chainalysis for Compliance    According to a press […]

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Source: https://news.bitcoin.com/blockchain-surveillance-firm-partners-with-cryptocurrency-exchange-binance/

Majority of Crypto Assets Are Highly Centralized, Research Finds

Majority of Crypto Assets Are Actually Centralized, New Research FindsOne of the central pillars of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general is that the system is decentralized, ensuring no single point of failure for adversaries to attack. However, new research has found the majority of assets in the ecosystem today to be highly centralized. Also Read: Crypto Hedge Fund Launches Retail Public Offering in Japan […]

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Source: https://news.bitcoin.com/majority-of-crypto-assets-are-highly-centralized-research-finds/

Markets Update: Stable Cryptocurrencies and Unstable Pegged Coins

Since our last markets update, cryptocurrencies have been steadily moving sideways as traders are patiently waiting for the next big move. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, bitcoin core has been hovering between $6,400-6,550, while bitcoin cash has been coasting along around $425-500 per coin. The market capitalization of all 2,000+ cryptocurrencies hasn’t budged much over the […]

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Source: https://news.bitcoin.com/markets-update-stable-cryptocurrencies-and-unstable-pegged-coins/

Civil Fails to Raise $8M Minimum in ICO

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for Civil Fails to Raise $8M MinimumCivil, a blockchain startup that has partnered with Forbes and The Associated Press, failed to reach the $8 million minimum target it set for its initial coin offering this week, suggesting an end to the days when promoters simply had to hint at collaborations with established companies to woo investors. Also Read: Nouriel Roubini Attacks […]

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Source: https://news.bitcoin.com/initial-coin-offering-ico-for-civil-fails-to-raise-8m-minimum/

Cypherpunk Essentials: A Beginner’s Guide to Crypto Privacy

The following op-ed on crypto privacy was written by Reuben Yap. He is the Chief Operations Officer of Zcoin. A corporate lawyer for ten years, specializing in institutional frameworks, Reuben founded one of SE Asia’s top VPN companies, bolehvpn.net. He graduated with a LLB from the University of Nottingham. One of blockchain’s most notable and valued […]

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Source: https://news.bitcoin.com/cypherpunk-essentials-a-beginners-guide-to-crypto-privacy/

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