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"No-Deal Brexit Huge Positive for UK Cryptocurrency" - How Brexit C…

British lawmakers have voted to postpone a crucial Brexit vote and forced Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask the EU for an extension. News.Bitcoin.com talked to the CEO of a local crypto exchange to find out the effects a no-deal Brexit could have on the crypto industry.

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It’s Not Time to Write Libra’s Crypto Obituary Just Yet

To paraphrase Mark Twain, rumors of the nation-state’s demise are greatly exaggerated.

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With 18 Million Bitcoins Mined, How Hard Is That 21 Million Limit?

In a matter of hours, the 18 millionth bitcoin will have been mined and the world’s first cryptocurrency will draw one step closer to its hard-coded cap of 21 million coins.

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Tourists in Popular Japanese Region Could Soon Use a Local Cryptocu…

Mitsubishi Research Institute (MRI) and an Osaka-based railway company are issuing a local cryptocurrency for use in a popular tourist area in Japan’s Mie Prefecture.

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Venezuelan Migrants Are Using Bitcoin for Remittances, But There’s…

In 2018, Deimer González packed his college diploma, clothes and a mobile wallet with 1.5 BTC in savings and left Venezuela. What unfolded throughout 2019 offers a microcosm for Venezuelan bitcoin users around the world.

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Blockchain-Shy Bank of America Quietly Pilots Ripple Technology

Bank of America, the second-largest bank in the U.S., has quietly tested out Ripple’s distributed ledger technology – and may be planning to do more with it.

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Peter Thiel Backs $200 Million Valuation for Renewable Bitcoin Mini…

One company is driving its business plan straight into the “bitcoin wastes too much energy” argument and has raised $30 million to do so.

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Facebook-Led Libra Forms Governing Council After Big-Name Departures

GENEVA — Twenty-one organizations have signed the Libra Association charter, days after a slew of high-profile defections from the cryptocurrency project started by Facebook.

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Zcash Will Get a Gateway Into Ethereum’s DeFi Ecosystem

When cryptocurrency fans gathered in Osaka, Japan, this week for the Devcon developer conference, the halls were filled with buzz about smaller projects seeking access to ethereum’s decentralized finance smorgasbord, especially loans and financial products, via interoperability.

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The IRS Will Now Ask if You Own Crypto in the Most Widely Used US T…

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has updated the main form individual U.S. taxpayers use to report their income to include a question about cryptocurrencies.

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tZERO-Backed Startup Seeks SEC Approval to Launch Security Token Ma…

A firm part-owned by Overstock’s tZERO is seeking regulatory approval to launch one of the first markets for publicly traded, registered security tokens.

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Bitcoin Cash Settles More Value Than ETH in Dollars Moved

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents have recently been discussing the amount of value participants have been sending onchain. For quite some time now, statistics show the BCH chain has been moving more money than the ETH network in terms of USD value sent per day. With extremely low network fees, a good portion of people are choosing to move funds onchain with the Bitcoin Cash network.

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Crypto and Real Estate Were Built for One Another

Whether buying, selling or tokenizing real estate, the property market and blockchain are deeply intertwined. As the purchase of property has become possible with bitcoin, so has the wider potential of blockchain technology to transform the industry.

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Binance Now Accepting Fiat Through Alipay, WeChat

Binance is now accepting fiat through Alipay and WeChat, opening up the exchange to peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto transactions from China. The move follows a September announcement concerning the exchange’s intention to add over-the-counter (OTC) trade options for an additional fiat on-ramp.

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‘Scam’ or Iteration? At Devcon, Ethereum Diehards Still Believe in 2.0

The Takeaway:

  • Ethereum’s creators acknowledge the blockchain wasn’t built to scale as a mainstream transaction platform.
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