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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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Crypto Markets See Red as Bitcoin Begins Correction, How Low Will BTC Drop?

Market corrections are healthy and necessary after a long period of gains. Bitcoin remains above $10k this morning but pullback potential is growing as the altcoins start to see red. Crypto markets hit a peak total capitalization of $308 billion yesterday before one swift dump resulted in an $18 billion outflow. A very slight recovery 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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Bitcoin Dominance Does Not Signal Altcoin Season, Here’s Why

The number designating the dominance of Bitcoin (BTC) may be a faulty metric, especially when estimating the potential of altcoins. Instead, the metric has been proposed as a way to gauge the market direction. Bitcoin Dominance is a Flawed Metric The size of the BTC market capitalization has been criticized as flawed, as not all Read more…

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Why 2020 Will Bring Record Highs For Cryptocurrencies

This year will be one to forget for the majority of cryptocurrencies which are ending it lower than they began. 2020 could be fundamentally different though and here’s why. A Brighter Future For Cryptocurrencies Total crypto market capitalization is currently 50% higher than it was this time last year, however that is largely bitcoin’s doing. Read more…

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Germany To Issue Crypto Regulations On January 1 2020

The Amended Directive to the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive will go into force in Germany on January 1, 2020. Some of the key changes affect how the German Banking Act and Payment Supervision Services Act relate to crypto. Crypto-Assets Are Now Financial Instruments The new law defines crypto-assets in a somewhat unwieldy manner: digital representation Read more…

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VeChain Loses 1M Coins from Compromised Buyback Wallet 

The VeChain (VET) buyback program, which boosted the token price, was shaken by a recently discovered loss from the central wallet. The most probable cause was an insider gaining access to the wallet’s private keys, or a human error leading to an exploit. Insider Procedure Flaws Led to Theft VeChain reported 1 million coins lost Read more…