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Norwegian Man Brutally Murdered Following In-Person Bitcoin Trade

Advertisement A Norwegian man was brutally stabbed to death shortly after completing an in-person cash-for-bitcoin exchange, and investigators believe that the two events may be linked. According to Norwegian news organization TV 2, the stabbing occurred on Monday morning at the 24-year-old victim’s apartment in Majorstuen, an affluent neighborhood in Oslo, likely between 7:50 am […]

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0x Surges 30% after Coinbase Listing, Which Crypto is Next?

Advertisement 0x (ZRX), better known as the 0x protocol, experienced a 30 percent increase in value within mere minutes after Coinbase, the world’s largest crypto brokerage, officially integrated ZRX. In an official announcement, Dan Romero, Coinbase vice president and Coinbase Consumer general manager, wrote: “Starting today, Coinbase supports ZRX at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase […]

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Blockchain Journalism Startup Civil Refunds Investors after Failed ICO

Advertisement Initial coin offering (ICO) operator Civil will refund investors due to the blockchain startup’s failure to reach its minimum sale cap. Civil will conduct another token sale in further efforts to build their Journalism business. Civil ICO Civil’s first ICO began in September and wrapped up this week. Their mission, according to their website, “is to help […]

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Bitcoin Futures Trading Rose 41 Percent in Q3: CME

Advertisement Bitcoin futures trading volumes continued to rise in Q3, with derivatives exchange CME reporting a 41 percent quarter-over-quarter increase in average daily volume. Bitcoin Futures Volumes See Major Bump in Q3 During Q3, the exchange averaged 5,053 contracts — each equivalent to 5 BTC — traded during each daily trading session, representing 25,265 BTC […]

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BitMEX Takes Aim at Bitcoin Core, Will Launch Competing Software Client

Advertisement The research arm of cryptocurrency trading platform BitMEX has announced that it will launch its own Bitcoin software client to compete with reference implementation and industry standard Bitcoin Core. Unveiled this week in a lengthy post discussing the merits of competing software clients, BitMEX Research said that it chose to release its own BTC […]

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Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD in Bull Trap, Again

Advertisement The Bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate consolidated sideways as an extension to its intraday stable action. The pair seems to have found a decent support above 6400-fiat, but an equally stubborn resistance near 6530-fiat is holding its gains. Currently, BTC/USD is trading at 6439-fiat, down 0.54 percent from the previous day’s close. On the fundamental front, […]

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Billionaire Mike Novogratz’ Crypto Fund is Fidelity’s First Custodian Client

Advertisement Galaxy Digital, a crypto merchant bank operated by billionaire investor Mike Novogratz listed on Toronto-based stock exchange TSX-V, has become the first alpha crypto custody client of Fidelity Digital Assets. This week, Fidelity, the world’s fourth-largest asset manager with $7.2 trillion in assets under administration as of October 2018, launched Fidelity Digital Assets, a […]

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Smart Contract Devs Liable for How dApps are Used: CFTC’s Quintenz

Advertisement One of the top markets regulators in the United States said yesterday that he believes smart contract developers should in some instances be held liable when their blockchain applications are used in conjunction with illegal activities. Brian Quintenz, a commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), made this statement on Monday at the […]

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