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💼 Facebook recruiting massively for its Crypto goals

With over two billion monthly users facebook is looking forward to completing its goal of introducing mass market cryptocurrency. To launch its coin facebook is hiring heavily for its blockchain project that is led by former president of Paypal David Marcus.

source: Independent

17 Dec 2018 1 min read

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🏦 Nederlandsche Bank to monitor Cryptocurrency License

In order to prevent money laundering Dutch central bank will start regulating crypto license. To get the license Cryptocurrency organisations will have to report any unusual transaction and identities of their customers.
Due to ample anonymity of digital currency and odds that it can cause terrorism financing, Netherland has taken this measure.

source: Finance Magnates

17 Dec 2018 1 min read

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🔒 Opera sets up Ethereum wallet on its Android web browser

Norwegian browser announced during a blockchain event in London launched an ETH wallet on its Android application. They plan to broaden their crypto-offerings to their users.

The browser started testing the feature earlier in July and released anti-crypto jacking software to counter phishing and malware attacks.

source: The Verge

16 Dec 2018 1 min read

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❌ NYFDS denied five Bitlicense applications

New York state department of financial services has denied 5 and granted 10 bitlicense out of total 36 applications that had been received. Surprisingly only 10 more companies have applied for bitlicense since 2016 even though the cryptocurrency industry became more estimable in the last two years.
This upshot may be because of the publicly criticised slow speed of granting bitlicense by NYFDS.

source: Fortune

15 Dec 2018 1 min read

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👩‍⚖️ Coinflux CEO got detained on US warrant

Vlad Nistor, CEO of Coinflux got arrested by Romanian police on US warrant. Soon he will be handed over to US authorities. The 29 yr old entrepreneur is accused of money laundering and running hoax scheme.

source: Finance Magnates

15 Dec 2018 1 min read

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🏆 Crypto.com hires PayPal ex-exec to focus on merchant adoption

Cryptocurrency card wallet and payment gateway solution Crypto.com hired Tyson Hackwood, PayPal's former head of point of sale in Australia. Hackwood's core task will be to bootstrap their merchant network and increase global adoption.

Crypto.com is a rebrand of Monaco after their acquisition of the domain for $10 million. They raised $29 million in July 2017.

source: PR Newswire

12 Dec 2018 1 min read

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Decentraland kickstarts second LAND auction

Virtual world and metaverse pioneer Decentraland launches sale of 9,000 LAND parcels.

11 Dec 2018 1 min read

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Singapore releases token case studies: not everything is a security.

Monetary Authority of Singapore has a different approach on token offerings than its US counterpart.

4 Dec 2018 4 min read

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ICOs dump their holdings - 100,000 ETH sold in 7 days

Projects that launched an ICO have been selling off 200,000 ETH holdings in the last month, with half of it in the last week.

27 Nov 2018 1 min read

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Circle's USD Coin issues audit report by leading account firm

Grant Thornton published an attestation report on the fiat reserves of Circle's USD Coin

21 Nov 2018 1 min read

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Exploring the Stability of Stablecoins by Santiment

After Tether lost its peg to the dollar last month, analysis shows that Stablecoins may not be that stable after all.

20 Nov 2018 1 min read

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Bitcoin price falls, an anxious day for the crypto-world

The cryptocurrency market had a rough week as the top cryptocurrencies dropped. The market turned red and the strong one-year resistance of Bitcoin was breached.

20 Nov 2018 2 min read

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Bounty0x Sheriff staking full launch scheduled for 23rd November

After 3 months of beta testing, Bounty0x is now ready to roll out its Sheriff staking feature to the public.

19 Nov 2018 2 min read

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SEC gives clarity on primary and secondary crypto markets regulation

US watchdog shares its stance towards digital asset issuance and trading.

17 Nov 2018 3 min read

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ZeppelinOS kickstarts private beta for their ZEP token

Leading blockchain security firm introduces a private beta for their network incentivised to develop and maintain secure smart contracts

16 Nov 2018 2 min read

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0x boasts of its “Relayer Kit”, promises 1 min as its launching time

Irrespective of the bearish market 0x launched a Relayer Kit that can be integrated under a minute to a project. Although the token fell a few points down, looks like the technical team gave ZRX a better chance.

16 Nov 2018 2 min read

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Virtual world pioneers Decentraland announce second sale

After a first successful tokenised round of $30 million in January, Decentraland announced a second token sale, based on a community vote.

15 Nov 2018 2 min read

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Cryptocurrency primary markets explained (and why you should care about them)

Often rejected by Bitcoin maximalists and ICO detractors, primary markets are a fundamental piece of the cryptocurrency revolution.

13 Nov 2018 3 min read

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A peak into the Continuous Organisation model

Introduction to a new generation of organisations, where every stakeholder is aligned on the financial success of the network.

9 Nov 2018 5 min read

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SEC confirms to publish ICO guidelines, in “plain English” to classify tokens and securities

According to commission director William Hinman, the SEC plans to release a "plain English" guidance on ICO regulation after years of skepticism.

7 Nov 2018 2 min read