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Report: Square’s Cash App Is Testing a Stock Trading Feature

Square’s cryptocurrency-friendly payment app Cash App is reportedly testing a new feature allowing customers to buy and sell stocks. Square’s cryptocurrency-friendly payment app Cash App is reportedly testing a new feature allowing customers to buy and sell stocks. Expanding Cash App Citing a source familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported on Sept. 12 that the San Francisco-based startup’s employees began testing the new feature in recent weeks. Once released, it will allow Cash App users to make free stock trades. Square has reportedly not yet determined the […]

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Friday the 13th: Crypto Markets Red as Bitcoin Price Slips Below $10.3K

Crypto markets have continued to report broadly negative signals, with Bitcoin failing to hold $10,300 support on the day. Friday, Sept. 13 — crypto markets have continued to report mixed signals, with Bitcoin failing to hold $10,300 support on the day. The majority of the top 20 coins by market cap are seeing red this Friday the 13th, with Tezos’ (XTZ) losses reaching nearly 2.3% at press time. However, Dash (DASH) is seeing a far larger growth on the day, up nearly 7% over the past 24 […]

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Will Blockchain Stop Personal Data Leaks?

Every sixth Facebook user will have their personal data exposed. This will happen with any centralized service unless we use new KYC methods with blockchain. If you are one of the 2.4 billion active Facebook users, the probability that your data has been leaked is around 17%, given the recent news of 419 million accounts being exposed. This means that, unless something changes, every sixth active user could lose control over their personal data. Again and again, no matter the government or the company managing personal data […]

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German Gov’t Speaks Against Approval of Facebook’s Libra in Europe

The government of Germany has spoken against Facebook’s Libra stablecoin in the EU, but notes openness to a state-run cryptocurrency. The government of Germany has spoken against the authorization of the development of Facebook’s forthcoming Libra stablecoin in the European Union. As German weekly news magazine Spiegel reported on Sept. 13, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) parliamentarian Thomas Heilmann — who is responsible for the blockchain policy of the CDU and Christian Social Union in Bavaria set to be approved later in September — the government will […]

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Crypto Mining Supply Fails to Meet Market Demand in Q2: TokenInsight

The supply of crypto mining machines failed to meet market demand in Q2 2019, according to a new report by TokenInsight. The supply of crypto mining machines failed to meet market demand in Q2 2019 despite the surge of mining hardware prices, new research says. Popular suppliers ran out of stock in Q2 Bitcoin (BTC) miner market saw significant inflation during Q2 2019, with the majority of miners from various suppliers experiencing shortages, according to Q2 2019 cryptocurrency mining industry report by crypto analytics firm TokenInsight. In […]

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UK Police Arrest Teen for Hacking Unreleased Music to Sell for Crypto

UK police have arrested a 19-year-old citizen suspected of hacking major music acts to steal unreleased songs and sell them for digital currency. City of London Police have arrested a 19-year-old citizen suspected of hacking major music acts in a bid to steal unreleased songs and sell them for digital currency, Canadian daily newspaper The Vancouver Sun reported on Sept. 13. The Manhattan District Attorney’s office initiated an investigation after receiving complaints from management companies of recording artists. Commenting on the matter, Detective Inspector Nick Court from […]

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Bitcoin Price Charts Aligning With Bakkt Launch Points to a Big Move

Is a big move on the horizon as Bitcoin price is stuck in a triangle and trading volume fizzling out? Bitcoin (BTC) price is stuck within the descending triangle formation for some time now and slowly moving towards the apex of it. Interesting enough, the apex of the triangle is around the actual launch of Bakkt on Sept. 23.  So is BTC price in a bearish pattern or is it just re-accumulation on a higher level? Let’s take a look at the charts. Bitcoin price performance A […]

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EOS Hard Fork in 10 Days, Major Updates for Tron, Neo: CT Analytics

Cointelegraph Analytics takes a look at the most anticipated events for major coins such as EOS, Tron and Neo. Cointelegraph Analytics team released a summary of the most anticipated upcoming events for major coins including EOS, Tron (TRX) and Neo (NEO). EOS to have its first hard fork on Sept. 23 EOS, the 7th biggest cryptocurrency by market cap, is expected to have its first consensus upgrade on Sept. 23, as EOS block producers (BPs) agreed to activate EOSIO v1.8 on the EOS Mainnet on the date. […]

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Venezuela: New Bitcoin Trading Record as Biggest Bank Embraces Petro

Bank of Venezuela has reportedly added a prototype wallet to customers’ online banking accounts. Venezuela’s largest bank, Bank of Venezuela (BDV), has added support for the country’s controversial Petro digital currency.  Bank of Venezuela hints at crypto wallet As cryptocurrency news outlet Decrypt reports on Sept. 13, BDV clients have discovered a new section in their online banking account dedicated to cryptocurrencies.  At present, the publication states, the only crypto wallet only caters to Petro, but as the section appears under development, speculation suggests more tokens may […]

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EU Needs Own Digital ‘EuroCoin’ to Compete With Libra, Says France

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has said that Europe should consider its own “public digital currency” that could challenge Facebook’s Libra. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has said that Europe should consider its own “public digital currency” that could challenge Facebook’s Libra. The Minister’s remarks — the latest in a series of vocal misgivings about the social media giant’s cryptocurrency plans — were reported by Reuters on Sept. 13.  “EuroCoin”?  vs. the tech titan At a meeting of EU finance ministers in Helsinki, Le Maire […]

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