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NBA Star to Convert His $34M Contract into a Digital Investment

An NBA basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets, Spencer Dinwiddie, is converting his multi-million dollars contract into a digital token investment vehicle, according to The Athletic’s sources. Dinwiddie To Securitize NBA Contract The disruptive effects of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are permeating all industries and sectors, including the world of sports. Most recently, Shams Charania Read more…

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Binance CEO Calls Sportsbet’s New Bitcoin Sponsorship ‘Smart Move’

Sportsbet.io, the sponsor of Premier League Watford FC, made waves after putting the Bitcoin (BTC) logo on the team’s uniforms. Changpeng Zhao, the CEO and Founder of leading crypto exchange, Binance, has voiced his approval of the new endorsement.  Premier League Team First to Wear Sportsbet, BTC Logos Watford will wear the Bitcoin logo on Read more…

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Research: Blockchain Devices Market Will Be Worth $1.2B in 5 Years

The market for blockchain devices will grow about fivefold in the next five years, making big annual leaps. This is the vision of Markets&Markets proprietary research. Blockchain Devices to Gain by 42% Annually The market for devices dedicated to cryptocurrency or having blockchain-connectivity features will grow by leaps of more than 40% each year, the Read more…

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Bitcoin Bulls Welcome Trump’s Call for Negative Rates

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged the Federal Reserve to cut interest-rate down to zero or even steer in negative rates. Meanwhile, investors in the bitcoin market embraced Trump’s comments excitedly, believing they are bullish for the cryptocurrency.  Yoni Assia, the founder & CEO of eToro, said a lower interest rate “should drive bitcoin Read more…

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France To Block Libra But FINMA Eager For Regulation

Fresh reports have revealed that France wants to block Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in Europe. Meanwhile, financial regulators in Switzerland say they are open to international cooperation in the creation of a regulatory framework for the proposed cryptocurrency project. Libra Shall Not Pass London-based City A.M. has released a report purportedly from AFP that regulators in Read more…

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How a Generational Paradigm Shift Will Confirm Bitcoin Safe Haven Status

The bitcoin safe haven debate has been raging recently as global recession fears mount. Central banks and governments are actively putting the brakes on their economies in order to protect themselves, but this does no favors for the masses and their paper money. A generational paradigm shift on this disruptive technology could be the best Read more…

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SEC Boss Still Concerned Over Crypto Custody and Manipulation

As the bitcoin and crypto industry gears up for Bakkt, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) claims there is still work to be done. The primary concerns at the moment revolve around custody and price manipulation. Bakkt Could Solve SEC Crypto Concerns Speaking to CNBC’s The Exchange yesterday, SEC chairman Jay Clayton was asked Read more…

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Tether (USDT) Launches Digital Yuan Before PBoC

Controversial firm Tether Limited has announced that it is expanding its list of stablecoins by launching an offshore yuan-backed digital currency.  Tether Continues its March The Hong Kong company said in a short blog post that the new stablecoin, known as CNHT, would be pegged one-to-one to the offshore Chinese yuan. Like its popular stablecoin Read more…

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Bitcoin Stored in Bakkt Warehouse Covered by $125M Insurance

Bakkt, the Bitcoin futures trading platform backed by NYSE parent Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), announced on Monday that its custody service is now live and protected by an insurance policy worth $125 million. Bakkt Warehouse is Now Active The operator of the first Bitcoin futures platform with physical deliveries said in a Monday tweet that it Read more…