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  • Markets Update: BCH Holds Above $150, RVN and XTZ Explode
    In recent market action, bitcoin core (BTC) has struggled to hold above $4,000 following four consecutive green weekly candles, while bitcoin cash (BCH) appears to be consolidating above $150 after comprising the best performing of the 10 largest crypto assets by market cap of the last seven days. In other... Read more »
  • In the Daily: Mt. Gox Claims, Crypto Derivatives, Facebook Vacancy, Swiss Regulations
    Mt. Gox rehabilitation trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi has reviewed the claims filed by the exchange’s creditors and we’ve included his announcement in The Daily. Also, Caspian launches crypto derivatives trading in partnership with Deribit, Facebook is looking to hire a blockchain lawyer, and Swiss lawmakers have tasked the federal government with... Read more »
  • China Favors Tron and EOS in New Crypto Ranking but Downgrades Bitcoin
    China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest crypto project ranking. Tron and EOS top the list out of the 35 crypto projects evaluated while Bitcoin has been downgraded slightly. The center also evaluated the projects independently based on basic technology, applicability, and creativity. Also read: SEC... Read more »
  • Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption
    Africa continues to dominate Google Trends search interest for “bitcoin,” but that has not translated into widespread adoption of cryptocurrency by users and businesses. Apart from opaque regulation and a lack of awareness, one of the major reasons for this failure has been the expansive use of mobile money on... Read more »
  • 8 Useful Browser Extensions for Cryptocurrency Users
    Extensions, also known as plugins, provide a one-click way to customize your web browser. From filtering out offensive words to blocking unwanted ads, there’s a browser extension for that. Cryptocurrency users have a particular need for plugins to enhance their privacy, perform crypto payments in-browser, and check market prices. Whether... Read more »
  • Craig ‘Satoshi’ Wright Claims to Have Filed 666 Blockchain Patents
    The race to file blockchain patents has accelerated lately with one specific firm, Nchain Holdings, attempting to capture hundreds of distributed ledger-related patents. According to reports, self-proclaimed Satoshi – Craig Wright – and his Nchain business claim to have filed 666 patent applications to date, capturing a gigantic portfolio of... Read more »

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  • The Criminal Past of Quadriga’s Co-Founder Has Been Revealed
    The mystery surrounding the disappearance of $190 million in crypto from Canadian exchange Quadriga deepened as it was revealed the surviving founder is a reported ex-con who served 18 months in a federal U.S. prison for identity theft, bank fraud and credit card fraud. Michael Patryn, who founded Quadriga with... Read more »
  • Visa Is Avidly Fishing For A Crypto Blockchain Dev Hero
    Visa Inc. is seeking a full-time technical product manager in Palo Alto, California. In a job posting to SmartRecruiters, the global card giant said it is looking for someone who is “passionate about the intersection of payments and cryptocurrency,” and “deeply familiar with permissionless blockchain technology.” With the additional job... Read more »
  • Risks Rise for Boeing Stock after Lion Air 737 Max 8 Nosedive Revelations
    There is an eerie calm settling over Boeing Company shares (BA). Having been pressured sharply lower after the recent fallout from the second horrific crash of a 737 Max 8 airliner, the price is trading sideways in an incredibly tight range. Now, news about the (Lion Air) Max 8 plane... Read more »
  • IBM Crypto Chief Calls Company the “Leader” in Blockchain Technology
    IBM’s Jesse Lund, who heads the blockchain division, claims IBM is the leader in blockchain technology. In a recent interview, Lund stated: What IBM’s been doing as the leader in blockchain technology for the last three years is adding security and confidence to the system. IBM And Stellar Partnership Challenge... Read more »
  • Alleged BTC-e Bitcoin Fraudster Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia
    One of the operators of BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange and leading suspect in multi-billion money laundering scandal, Alexander Vinnik, is seeking to be extradited to Russia from Greece rather than to the United States or France. According to Greek publication Kathimerini, Vinnik filed an appeal with a court in the port... Read more »
  • What Crypto Bear Market? Japanese Banking Giant SBI Will Soon Mine Bitcoin
    SBI Holdings, a major financial and banking giant in Japan, has formally announced the launch of SBI Mining Chip Co., Ltd., officially entering the bitcoin mining industry. In recent months, the most dominant forces in the global bitcoin mining industry in the likes of Bitmain, Cannan, and Japanese internet conglomerate... Read more »

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