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Tether’s Dominance Solidified as more Exchanges Launch Bitcoin USDT Futures Contracts

In brief: In the last week, two prominent crypto exchanges have launched Bitcoin USDT perpetual contracts. They include Bybit and KuMex (KuCoin’s derivatives platform.) Tether (USDT) is ranked 4th according to market cap.  Its website states the company has $6.229 Billion in assets.  Trading of Bitcoin futures contracts has become more popular as crypto traders Read more…

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MYTVCHAIN.COM RECORD GROWTH FOR THE FIRST BLOCKCHAIN WEB TV PLATFORM DEDICATED TO SPORTS CLUBS AND ATHLETES.

Sophia Antipolis (France) and Singapore: The first web TV platform dedicated to sports clubs and athletes opened in October 2018 and has already won over 33,000 users and web TV channels for sports clubs in more than 50 countries, with over 1.5 million visits in the first month of the year alone. The company had Read more…

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Bitcoin Gains Since 2010: Ever Wonder How Rich You’d Be By Now?

Flash crashes aside, bitcoin is still up an impressive 34% YTD. Of course, that’s nothing when comparing it to BTC’s all-time ROI. If you’d bought one bitcoin in March 2010 when its pricing history began you’d have made gains of a staggering 320,000,000% today. Of course, there are very few people who had even heard Read more…

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Cardano Completes Hard Fork Paving The Way For Shelley Launch

Crypto platform Cardano has successfully completed a mainnet hard fork which brings the system closer to the long awaited Shelley release. The upgrade also resulted in a minor price boost for ADA. Cardano Forked to OBFT IOHK has completed an important update which is part of the journey to launching Shelley era functionality on the Read more…

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SEC Forces Crypto Company to Return ICO Funds to Investors

The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ruled that startup Enigma MPC violated federal securities laws when it conducted the ENG token ICO. The company must refund investors and pay a fine. SEC DECLARES ENG TOKENS AS SECURITIES  The ICO took place in November, 2017 and raised approximately $45 million dollars. ENG is an Read more…

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Ethereum 2.0 Has Made Some Critical Advances

The deposit smart contract for Ethereum 2.0 has completed formal verification and audit of the bytecode. Continued optimizations to ETH 2.0’s beacon chain are also underway.  Ethereum 2.0 is Getting Closer to Reality Formal Verification (FV) is essential to production software development. FV is a method of analyzing the code semantics to make sure they Read more…

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Sony Invests in Security Token Platform Securitize

Japanese multinational group Sony has invested in Securitize through its venture capital fund SFV・GB L.P, which is co-managed by Sony Financial Ventures (SFV) and Global Brain. Securitize is a blockchain-oriented firm that helps businesses issue compliant security tokens. Sony Joins Nomura, MUFG, and Santander to Invest in Securitize The latest investment by SFV・GB an extension Read more…

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US Congress Mentions XRP and Ripple During Tech Discussion

The US congress had a hearing about non-cash payment technologies yesterday. During the discussion, Tom Emmer, the Chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, mentioned Ripple (XRP) among several other cryptocurrencies. Ripple Fans Get Excited [embedded content] US representative Tom Emmer of Minnesota’s 6th District addressed a panel of payments industry leaders yesterday at the Read more…

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BigTech Companies See Bitcoin Technology as Empowering

Social media giants are no longer opposing the power of decentralization and bitcoin technology. Instead, they are embracing it to solve the problems of a centralized Internet and put the power back in people’s hands. Bitcoin Decentralization ‘could unload some of their burdens.’ Since Bitcoin’s inception, many in the financial and technology sectors saw Bitcoin Read more…