Monthly Archives: August 2018

KuCoin’s Hong Kong Office — Is It A Facade Or Something More?

On Friday, the cryptocurrency community was met with a Medium article that puzzled many, quickly rising the ranks to the top of the crypto Twitter environment, as it claimed that KuCoin’s Hong Kong office was a sham. “But why did an article gain such steam?” You may be asking. Well, according to Jackson Wong, the author of said article, KuCoin’s Hong Kong office was nothing but a shell, advising users to be cautious whilst using the popular Asian cryptocurrency exchange. Although some were quick to shoot down this non-sensical […]

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Stablecoins Gaining Popularity in India to Minimize Central Bank’s Impact

A growing number of cryptocurrency exchanges in India are adding stablecoins such as trueusd (TUSD) and tether (USDT) to their platforms. They are part of the solutions exchanges have come up with in order to minimize the impact of the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Unocoin Adds TUSD Unocoin, one of India’s largest crypto exchanges, announced on Wednesday the addition of TUSD to its crypto-to-crypto platform, Unodax. An ERC-20 token built on the Trusttoken […]

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Ethereum (ETH) Founder Vitalik Buterin Eulogizes Zcash (ZEN), Calls It “Cool” Project

Ethereum (ETH) founder Vitalik Buterin has once again eulogized Zcash (ZEN), saying the project is cool. The cryptocurrency guru said this while he was charged to comment about a not too popular coin “ANON”. Buterin despite the demand, said he comments on coins, stating afterward that Zcash is cool. “Do you comment on coins besides ETH? I was curious. I do sometimes. @zcashco is cool.” > Do you comment on coins besides ETH? I was curious 🤔🤔 I do sometimes. @zcashco is cool. — Vitalik Non-giver of […]

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Campaign To Find The “Real” Satoshi Garners $70,000 USD In Crowdfunding

The true identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, has been a heavily contested topic in the cryptocurrency community for the better part of a decade. Even though Satoshi has since faded into the shadows, with some classifying him as somewhat of a legend, many still seek to find out who he, she, or they are. Crypto Mysteries: Who Is Satoshi? Satoshi burst into this world in late 2008, following the financial crisis of the same year, posting the original Bitcoin whitepaper onto a cryptography forum. […]

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Rich Dad Poor Dad Bullish on Bitcoin, Calls Fiat ‘Scam’

Bitcoin (BTC)–Despite the sinking valuation of the cryptomarkets, Bitcoin continues to find advocates from various sectors of society. Robert Kiyosaki, author of the best selling financial advice book Rich Dad, Poor Dad, came out in a recent podcast with strong support for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, in addition to describing the US-backed dollar as a “scam” and saying that fiat would fail to outlast crypto and a re-emergence of precious metals. Bitcoin Superior to Government Fiat Echoing other sentiments like Peter Schiff, Mr. Kiyosaki stated that he believes […]

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US Government to “Aggressively Pursue” Unregulated Services Around the World

Two common complaints among crypto traders are that platforms which didn’t before are now demanding identification documents and that more venues close their doors to residents of some countries. While users naturally lash out at the companies, it is important to remember that this is often done under coercion or threat by regulators. The US government, for example, doesn’t consider itself bound by national borders in pursuing unregulated services. Also Read: The Weekly: Coinbase Increases Limits, Shapeshift Acquires Bitfract, Okex Launches Coinall The Long Arm of the […]

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Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Getting Creative With Blockchain Solutions

This week’s top stories include two feature interview: one with Kavita Gupta, founding managing partner at ConsenSys Ventures; and another with electronic dance music DJ Justin Blau (aka DJ 3BLAU) who is launching a decentralized music festival. Bitcoiners have begun moving from Twitter to a new “instance” on Mastodon, the SEC has delayed yet another ETF decision, and some of West Virginia’s overseas service members may be able to vote using a blockchain-based mobile app this November. Featured stories by Tanzeel Akhtar, Jimmy Aki, Matthew Breen and […]

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Malta Tops Exchange-Based Crypto Trade, Russia Leads in OTC Volume

Jurisdictions with crypto-friendly legislation or comprehensive regulations in place are leading in terms of exchange-based cryptocurrency trading. According to a new study, however, over the counter and P2P exchange is much more popular in developing nations and countries where non-cash payments are still not widely spread. Also read: Crypto Funds Number 466 Despite Trends, Uncertainty Exchange Trade vs OTC Trading The report produced by financial services provider Worldcore covers data from the months of June and July and uses statistics from a Morgan Stanley study conducted earlier […]

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Stellar (XLM) is Inches Away From Edging out EOS from the Number 5 Spot

On July 19th, Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin (LTC), congratulated Stellar (XLM) on passing LTC’s marketcap and edging it out from the number 6 spot according to coinmarketcap.com. Charlie stated the following via Twitter: Congrats to Stellar on passing Litecoin’s marketcap. That said, it really doesn’t make sense to compare marketcaps of coins that are “printed”, b/c they have an inflated marketcap. Maybe I’m old school, but I only care about decentralized mineable coins. Since then, XLM has retained the number 6 spot as can be […]

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