Monthly Archives: October 2018

Hodler’s Digest, October 21-October 28: US SEC Mulls Over Bitcoin ETFs, While Bakkt’s BTC Futures Inch Closer To Approval

Bakkt BTC futures are tentatively set to launch in December, while New York regulators give Coinbase the green light for custody services. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week US SEC Releases Memorandum From Meeting Over Bitcoin ETF Proposal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has published […]

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Markets Roundup: Spot BTC Markets Shrug CME Settlement, Pantera CEO on Cyclical Sentiment

In the cryptocurrency markets, the recent settlement of CME futures contracts appears to have exerted little impact on spot BTC prices, the CEO of Pantera Capital has shared his outlook on initial coin offerings, and October has proven to be the least volatile month of 2018, with only a single day producing a price swing greater than 5 percent as of this writing. Also Read: Taiwan Drafting National ICO Standards CME Futures Settlement Exerts Little Impact on Price The recent settlement of CME’s bitcoin futures contracts appears to […]

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Crypto Markets Keep Seeing Minor Fluctuations, Price Changes Mostly Around One Percent

Bitcoin market see some minor fluctuations, as most of the top twenty coins on CoinMarketCap see changes of less than 1 percent. Sunday, Oct. 28: crypto markets have seen some minor fluctuations, with most of the top 20 coins by market cap seeing price changes within 1 percent over the past 24 hours, according to CoinMarketCap. The total market capitalization has remained hovering below $210 billion over the day. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is slightly up 1.7 percent and trading at $6,483 at press time, […]

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Google Expert Developer Joins Ripple to Lead Crypto-Powered Payments Network RippleNet

Ripple has hired Google’s leading developer as vice president of products to lead RippleNet, the company’s global payments network. Ripple has recently hired a former senior developer at Google’s new wireless messaging service as vice president of products, Reuters reports Friday, Oct. 26. The U.S. tech company that backs the third top cryptocurrency by market cap, Ripple (XRP), has confirmed to Reuters that Amir Sarhangi is leaving his position at Google to lead Ripple’s global payments network, RippleNet. Sarhangi reportedly joined Google in 2015 when the tech […]

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Regulations Roundup: Cryptocurrency Campaign Donations, US Judge Warns Malaysians

In recent regulatory news, a report by the Center for Public Integrity has explored the potential for cryptocurrency donations to obfuscate politicians’ sources of funding, a U.S. judge has urged the Malaysian public to exercise due diligence when considering seeking exposure to cryptocurrencies, and a report conducted by IBM Blockchain and the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) has found that central banks are unlikely to adopt national cryptocurrencies in the near term. Also Read: Silk Road Operator Libertas Pleads Guilty, Seeks Plea Deal Cryptocurrency Campaign Contributions […]

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Handcash Developers Launch ‘Cashport’, a Developer Kit for Bitcoin Cash

The creators of the Handcash wallet have released a free software developer kit (SDK) for programmers who want to leverage the Bitcoin Cash network into applications and websites. The SDK called ‘Cashport’ is an open source BCH-based micropayments system for Android operating systems and web typescript that can be integrated into a variety of services. Also read: Unwriter Launches ‘Bitsocket’ — A Push API for the Bitcoin Cash Network Cashport: A New Software Developer Kit for Bitcoin Cash Handcash developers have released a new tool for programmers that […]

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The Daily: Coinbase Reportedly Cuts Staff, Telegram Loses Appeal Against Ban

In this edition of The Daily, we cover reports that the U.S. exchange Coinbase has laid off some of its remote workforce. We also look at news that Bitfury is considering holding an initial public offering like Bitmain. Also, a court in Moscow has reject an appeal against the ban imposed on the popular messenger Telegram. Also read: September Losses for Most Traders, Crypto Debit Cards Shipped in Singapore Coinbase Lays Off 15 Employees, Report California-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has reportedly laid off some employees this week. […]

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Skirting the Great Wall: The Chequered Saga of Crypto in China, 2013-2017

In the first of a three-part series, CT looks back at Chinese authorities’ attempts to make the People’s Republic impregnable to the crypto phenomenon, and the industry response. Take a quick look at CnLedger, a Twitter-based Chinese crypto news information source, and a tweet pinned at the top of its profile might come as something of a surprise: Next time people tell you bitcoin is banned in China, show him this pic. pic.twitter.com/MC3Q2yzBcx — cnLedger (@cnLedger) February 8, 2018 On Sept. 30 2018, China’s oldest tech journal, […]

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Ukraine: Economic Development and Trade Ministry Launches State Policy to Legalize Crypto

The Economic Development and Trade Ministry of Ukraine has initiated a “state policy” for the classification and legalization of crypto-related activities.   The Economic Development and Trade Ministry of Ukraine has initiated a “state policy” for the classification and legalization of crypto-related activities, Ukrainian state information and news agency Ukrinform reported Oct. 26. The Ministry has reportedly issued an official press release stating that its purpose is to “create understandable conditions for conducting activities in the field of virtual assets and virtual currencies,” and to usher in […]

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