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Ross Ulbricht Clemency Petition Gathers 250,000 Signatures

[Ross Ulbricht Clemency Petition Gathers 250,000 Signatures]On Friday, the Clemency for Ross Ulbricht petition hosted on Change.org surpassed 250,000 signatures.

Sat, 07 Dec 2019 01:50:19 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Chicago Company Mines at Oil Wells, Educates Producers About Bitcoin

[Chicago Company Mines at Oil Wells, Educates Producers About Bitcoin]Utilizing stranded gas to power bitcoin mining rigs at oil and gas wells is a promising business opportunity.

Sat, 07 Dec 2019 00:30:36 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Cash 2019: Year in Review

[Bitcoin Cash 2019: Year in Review]2019 is coming to an end and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ecosystem has matured a great deal.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:30:49 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Fortune Star Digital Asset Fund Locks Over 85% of LFE Cash Tokens

[Fortune Star Digital Asset Fund Locks Over 85% of LFE Cash Tokens]Fortune Star Digital Asset Fund (a professional Cayman Islands investment fund) has secured 3,547,437,988 LFE Cash tokens for its flagship digital asset fund that has been launched this week.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 18:30:47 +0000 by Bitcoin News

State Street: 38% of Clients Will Put More Money into Digital Assets in 2020

The majority of asset managers that bank with State Street are interested in digital assets, but none have asked the global custodian to store them yet.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 18:15:04 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bank of China Issues $2.8B in Bonds for Small Businesses Using Blockchain Tech

Bank of China has issued 20 billion yuan, or about $2.8 billion, in blockchain-based bonds to small businesses.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 18:05:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

EU Finance Ministers Place Defacto Ban on Libra

[EU Finance Ministers Place Defacto Ban on Libra]Libra’s ongoing organizational snags and run-ins with regulators continue into December, as EU finance ministers agreed Thursday that Libra cannot be launched in the EU until concerns are adequately addressed.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:40:25 +0000 by Bitcoin News

MARKETS DAILY: Planning a Run on ‘Bitcoin Banks’?

With markets mixed but mostly down, we're looking at Deutche Bank's 2030 crypto call, the movement encouraging an annual bitcoin exchange "bank run", and Enjin’s Microsoft-fueled rally

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:08:14 +0000 by CoinDesk

Asset Manager Secures SEC Approval to Create Novel Bitcoin Futures Fund

NYDIG plans to raise $25 million for an SEC-approved investment fund focused entirely on cash-settled bitcoin futures.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 14:00:16 +0000 by CoinDesk

Key Bitcoin Price Indicator Turns Bearish, But It May Not Be Bad News

The widely followed monthly MACD has turned bearish for the first time since May.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 13:18:54 +0000 by CoinDesk

Microsoft Collaboration Fuels 50% Rally for Enjin’s Cryptocurrency

Microsoft’s collaboration with blockchain gaming startup Enjin has prompted a roughly 50 percent surge in the project's native token over a two-day period.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:30:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Venture Capitalists Have Invested Over $200M in Stablecoins

[Venture Capitalists Have Invested Over $200M in Stablecoins]Does the world need more stablecoins?

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:00:41 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Mnuchin ‘Fine’ With Libra Launch, But Crypto Project Must ‘Fully’ Comply With AML Rules

Steven Mnuchin, secretary of the U.S.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:15:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Microsoft Is Using Blockchain to Help Firms Trust AI

Microsoft is pitching blockchain technology as a way to make artificial intelligence less scary for its corporate customers.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

The North American Bitcoin Conference Returns

[The North American Bitcoin Conference Returns]The global Bitcoin and blockchain community will meet in Miami for the seventh year running to create the future of the industry.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:30:01 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Four Insights on Crypto Liquidity From Binance US and FTX

Missed our webinar on crypto exchanges?

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Kadena Blockchain Taps Healthcare Data Firm to Track Medical Cannabis Product

The first application on Kadena's public blockchain is a tracking platform for CBD oil.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 09:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Mining Chip Maker Ebang Next in Line to File for US IPO

[ASIC Chip Maker Ebang Next in Line to File for US IPO]Ebang, the ASIC chip and mining rig manufacturer based in Hangzhou, China is allegedly filing for an initial public offering (IPO) in the U.S.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 08:00:33 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Almost 70 Crypto Funds Close This Year, Twice as Many Launch

[Almost 70 Crypto Funds Close This Year, Twice as Many Launch]Dozens of crypto funds, almost 70, have closed this year, a mainstream media outlet reported.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 05:00:51 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Tron and Poloniex Relationship Scrutinized After Digibyte Delisting

[Tron and Poloniex Relationship Scrutinized After Digibyte Delisting]The crypto firm Circle recently revealed that it was spinning off the trading platform Poloniex and has since warned customers to withdraw assets or they may be sent to state governments.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 02:00:15 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Multicoin Capital Hires Principal in Asia as Crypto VCs Look East

Mable Jiang, formerly of Nirvana Capital, will spearhead the venture firm's hunt for new deals in Asia.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:04 +0000 by CoinDesk

Former eToro Analyst to Provide Crypto-Trading Course for Cointelligence

"Crypto has to be seen from a macro perspective," Mati Greenspan says.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Ripple Files Last Bid to Dismiss XRP Securities Lawsuit Before Court Meeting

Even if XRP were a security, the investors suing Ripple brought their case far too late for it to proceed, the company said in a new filing.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:30:09 +0000 by CoinDesk

Ethereum’s Top DEX Is Rebooting With New Scaling Features

IDEX is launching a new DEX built on a layer 2 scalibility protocol made possible through Ethereum's Istanbul hard fork.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 18:00:11 +0000 by CoinDesk

MARKETS DAILY: Casualties Ahead in the Cryptocurrency Mining Arms Race

On another down day, we're talking U.S.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:41:17 +0000 by CoinDesk

Stack Overflow VP Joins Crypto Lending Firm as Chief Product Officer

Crypto lending firm Unchained Capital has hired Will Cole of the Wyoming Blockchain Task Force as its new chief product officer.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Matter Labs Unveils Layer-2 Scaling Solution for Ethereum Payments

Matter Labs released Thursday the testnet of ZK-Sync, a privacy-minded scaling tool meant to help blockchains boost transaction speeds.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Pompliano Joins Board of Blockchain-Based Lending Firm After $103M Raise

Blockchain-based consumer lender Figure added Morgan Creek Digital’s Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano to its board following a $103 million funding round.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Crypto Lender BlockFi Rolls Out Zero-Fee Trading for Bitcoin, Ether, GUSD

BlockFi, the cryptocurrency lending service, is expanding into trading with an unusual, zero-fee model.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk