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Twitter won’t join
“Hell no”: Twitter won’t join the Libra Association 1024 500 Crypto Rand Group

“Hell no”: Twitter won’t join the Libra Association

Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, was speaking at a Twitter event held in New York, and was asked about the possibility of Twitter joining the Libra Association –Which he answered by attacking Facebook‘s plans, to finally say Twitter won’t join. Dorsey did not pull any punches in his response. Per a tweet from CNN journalist Kerry…

Delay Libra
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Zuckerberg to delay Libra until regulation issues are sorted

In an attempt to change the rhetoric around his company‘s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra, Facebook‘s co-founder Mark Zuckerberg was attending a hearing before US Congress yesterday, where he announced he would delay Libra until regulation issues are sorted. During the lengthy session, Zuckerberg sought to defend the digital currency, which has faced mounting criticism from lawmakers…

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Samsung pushing on blockchain, 12 new Dapps on its app store.

Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone maker, has added 12 new Dapps (decentralized apps) to its mobile wallet marketplace, the Samsung Blockchain Keystore. Almost half of the new dapps are gaming titles. Per media outlet Decenter, the 12 new gaming dapps are: DarkTown Yangpa Kisadan (literally “Onion Knights”) Spookiz Link Puzzle (the first three developed by…

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Russia threats US with a potential ban of Facebook if they block Libra

Without control from the US, Facebook could face Russia’s ban. According to Dmitry Peskov, President Vladimir Putin’s special representative for IT, if Libra launches without sufficient control measures, “the likelihood of Facebook being blocked” will increase in Russia. Peskov did later admit that the decision does not depend on the Russian government, but the American…

Lightnite
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Fortnite with Bitcoin: Lightnite

Satoshi’s Games team presented an online multiplayer third-person shooting game whose microtransactions are entirely powered by the Lightning Network: Lightnite. This is the grandest and most ambitious project of the team thus far, and it promises to bring more Bitcoin adoption to the video game community. Just days after battle royale king Fortnite released new…

Chinese regulators
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Chinese regulators approving 309 crypto services

The country’s central Internet regulator, censor, oversight and control agency (Chinese regulators), the Cyberspace Administration of China, has published its second list of registered blockchain service providers. The new batch comprises 309 companies that are representatives of various industries, including cultural tourism, education, e-commerce, law, healthcare and supply chains, Chinese news outlet 8BTC reported on…

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Opera web browser now supports Bitcoin

The Opera web browser has added bitcoin e-commerce and TRON integration to its Android app, the company said. The enhanced crypto functionality will let Opera for android users make bitcoin payments directly from its built-in digital wallet and interact with decentralized apps (dapps) on the TRON blockchain. It could increase crypto visibility among the browser’s…

South Korean Giant
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South Korean Giants pushing the blockchain

Paper-based certificates, employee ID cards, degree certificates, insurance claims documents. All of this is about to be obsolete soon, as Eleven South Korean giants companies are teaming up for a government-backed “consortium-type” blockchain network, moving for a mobile-based blockchain solution. Per Kyunghyang Shinmun, the release date has been brought forward to December this year. The…

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Binance about to add Fiat pairs

Starting with Russian Rubles, Binance.com, the largest crypto-to-crypto exchange, is soon going to add support for fiat pairs trading. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao “CZ” announced the news at the Open Innovations conference in Moscow, Russia on Monday, saying: “In about two weeks or so, we should have support for Russian rubles trading directly. So you…

Circle is parting ways with Poloniex
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Circle is parting ways with Poloniex

After just one year, Circle is parting ways with Poloniex, the cryptocurrency exchange it bought for a heaping $400 million.  In a blog post, cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex announced that it is spinning out from Circle into a new company and planning to spend over $100 million to develop this new exchange platform.  The exchange said…

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Binance raise the leverage to x125

According to a press release, Binance’s futures platform is increasing maximum leverage to x125 on BTC/USDT. Support for the contracts went live at 9:00 am UTC, with traders able to select leverage to x125, with large positions adjusting to lower leverage allowed. As the press release notes: “At 125x leverage, a 100 USDT collateral deposit…

Huobi is moving to Turkey
Huobi is moving to Turkey 1024 500 Crypto Rand Group

Huobi is moving to Turkey

Huobi is moving aggressively into the Turkish market over the course of the next 12 months to comply with its global expansion plans. Said plans include a fiat onramp for Turkish Lira, a branch office with local resources in Turkey, and localized products and customer services. Huobi Global CEO, Livio Weng, in Turkey “Turkey is…

Facebook should drop Libra
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U.S. Congressman: Facebook should drop Libra

Warren Davidson, U.S. Congressman of Ohio’s 8th congressional district, was recently interviewed by Noded Bitcoin Podcast co-hosts Pierre Rochard and Michael Goldstein.The conversation turned to Facebook’s Libra project, the differences between the social media giant’s offering and Bitcoin and the fact that Facebook should drop Libra. Earlier this year, it was Congressman Davidson who used…

Binance reaching the $1 Billion
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Binance reaching the $1 Billion profit mark

Binance exchange just crossed the $1 billion line in cumulative profit as of Sept. 30, 2019. Binance today completed a ninth quarterly burn of its native token Binance Coin (BNB), according to a blog post by the exchange’s CEO, Changpeng Zhao “CZ.”  The burn involved 2,061,888 BNB tokens (worth nearly $36.7 million). The USD value…

mine Monero
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Docker infected to secretly mine Monero

According to Palo Alto Networks’ threat intelligence team Unit 42, researchers have uncovered the first instance case of a cryptojacking worm that propagates via malicious Docker images to mine Monero. Dubbed “Graboid,” the worm infects compromised hosts with malware that covertly abuses the systems to mine Monero, the privacy-focused cryptocurrency, before randomly spreading to the…