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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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Sunday Digest: Bitcoin Price And The Race To Rule The Blockchain Space

A photographer managed to get some snaps of a three-antlered deer in Michigan, USA this week. A wildlife expert described the find as one-in-a-million. This means that there are better odds of finding a three-antlered deer than of a certain Australian actually being the creator of Bitcoin. Bitcoin Price: More Consolidation There hasn’t been a Read more…

Ripple CEO Says JPMorgan’s ‘Cryptocurrency’ Misses The Point
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Ripple CEO Says JPMorgan’s ‘Cryptocurrency’ Misses The Point

JPMorgan is already facing severe criticism from the cryptocurrency industry just a day after it announced it would launch its own token, ‘JPM Coin.’ Garlinghouse: JPM Coin ‘Misses The Point’ The plan, which would ostensibly make JPMorgan the first US bank to issue a token with a verifiable use case, surprised commentators when executives revealed Read more…

Second Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Bithumb Seeks IPO Backdoor
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Second Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Bithumb Seeks IPO Backdoor

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is looking to go public in the United States — a first for a major cryptocurrency exchange.  Bithumb Seeks Backdoor IPO Bithumb, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange my volume, is reportedly planning on forgoing an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and garnering admission as a publically-listed company in the United Read more…

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Bitmain: Chinese Media Reporting Jihan Wu and Micree Zhan to Step Down

The year is not ending on a good note for Bitmain. The Beijing-based bitcoin mining giant is possibly looking at the resignation of its CEOs Jihan Wu and Micree Zhan, according to Odaily, a Chinese media outlet. The company has not officially confirmed any of the media allegations yet. But sources inside the organization have revealed

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Coinbase President Says Institutions With Short-Term View Shouldn’t Touch Crypto

It hasn’t been the best of Christmases for the stock markets and let’s face it, Santa hasn’t exactly gone overboard when it comes to crypto. However, according to a CNBC Fast Money interview with Coinbase President Asiff Hirji, it hasn’t been all bad. A Year of Innovation When asked what happened to crypto in 2018 after such promise Read more…

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Hong Kong Stock Exchange Calls Alleged Bitmain IPO Hesitation ‘Rumors’

A Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) spokesperson has called Bitmain’s alleged hesitation around a purported initial public offering (IPO) “rumors,” in an email to Cointelegraph Dec. 17. When asked for verification and details on the crypto mining firm’s IPO status, the spokesperson responded that “HKEX does not comment on rumors.” Blockchain and crypto media had Read more…