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Google Getting Into Blockchain Video Delivery With Theta

Google is teaming up with Blockchain company Theta Labs in a move aimed to help the video delivery network onboard users through Google Cloud. As part of the partnership, the tech giant is assisting Theta with its Mainnet 2.0 launch, a hard fork happening around noon Pacific time on Wednesday, said Theta Labs CEO Mitch…

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Bitcoin Suisse Users now Able to Trade Gold Against Crypto

Swiss cryptocurrency financial services firm Bitcoin Suisse introduced gold and other precious metals trading against other Crypto. Bitcoin Suisse has just added gold, silver and platinum for trading on its platform, enabling users to trade the precious metals against major fiat currencies as well as two cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Ether. All three types of assets…

China Civil code
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China including Crypto Inheritance in the Civil Code

According to Chinese media, China is including digital currency’s such a Crypto in the Civil Code. The draft for the Civil Code has expanded the scope of inheritance in a related chapter that defines virtual properties such as crypto (digital currency).  About the China Civil Code The General Principles of the Civil Law of the People’s…

Visa digital
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Visa Will Create its Own Patented Digital Currency

Visa has filed an application to create digital currency on a blockchain with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. According to the application published May 14 — but filed back in November 2018 —  inventors Simon Hurry and Alexander Pierre with the Visa International Service Association in San Francisco have sought a patent for…

Telegram Gram
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The End of GRAM, Abandonned By Telegram

Telegram has withdrawn its appeal against a United States federal court’s injunction that froze Gram token issuance and distribution, according to court documents dated May 22.  The move seems to suggest that the company has fully abandoned its TON plans. Earlier this month, Telegram CEO Pavel Durov announced their “active involvement” with the project was…

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A Digital Money Institute Launched By Central Banks

The Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF), an independent global think tank for central bank and economic policy, announced the launch of its Digital Monetary Institute earlier this month. The Institute intends to build bridges between the worlds of digital currencies and traditional banking, and has a focus on payment instruments in wholesale and retail markets,…

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France successfully Tested Digital Euros for the 1st Time

Digital euros has been successfully tested for the first time by France ’s central bank. In Banque de France’s experiment on May 14, a blockchain developed by its team was used to settle an issue of digital securities by Société Générale. Covered bonds worth $44 million were issued as security tokens directly registered on a…

Russia Crypto
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Trading Illegally in Russia Could Earn You 7 Years in Jail

The State Duma, parliament in Russia, is reportedly set to vote on new legislation that would propose to make illegal crypto trading a criminal offence that would be punishable with jail time. Per RBC, Telegram users in Russia say that they have seen draft amendments to two Russian laws that pertain to the nation’s criminal code.…

Satoshi Bticoins
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Potential Satoshi Address Moving Bitcoins Mined 11 Years Ago

Bitcoins that where sleeping since 2009 are now moving from the wallet “17XiVVooLcdCUCMf9s4t4jTExacxwFS5uh” to Coinbase, possibly from one of Satoshi ‘s own addresses. https://twitter.com/whale_alert/status/1263120977849978880?s=20 https://twitter.com/TypicalIndian12/status/1263133925137944576?s=20 You can see more here

Sun Vitalik
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Justin Sun Threatening Vitalik Buterin Over Steem Drama

Founder of Tron, Justin Sun, said he “will personally 100% sponsor anyone who was harmed by the DAO incident” and is seeking damages from Vitalik Buterin, Co-founder of the competing and more popular blockchain platform, Ethereum. Justin Sun made his promise as he and Vitalik Buterin were exchanging words over the ongoing Steem (STEEM) drama, specifically the upcoming hard fork that…

Grayscale bitcoin
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Grayscale bought a Third of Mined Bitcoin during the Last Three Months

Grayscale Investments bought up to 33% of all newly minted bitcoin over the last three months, as the asset manager continues to stockpile major cryptocurrencies. The investment fund added 60,762 BTC to its Bitcoin Trust Fund between February 7 and May 17, a researcher posted on Reddit. That’s the equivalent of 607 BTC acquired by…

bitmex legal
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Bitmex Goes Down For Legal Reasons

Major Bitcoin derivatives exchange BitMEX went offline earlier on May 19, citing trading engine failure, but could be also due to legal issues. The platform was inaccessible for a brief time and is currently back online as of press time. “The BitMEX Trading Engine is currently down,” the company tweeted around 12:45 UTC time.  Around…

Binance China
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Binance Is Becoming an Educational Platform in China

One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, Binance, has returned to China despite the all-out ban on digital asset trading in the country. However, as the company’s newest Chinese website showed, it won’t be entering the market as an exchange, but rather as an educational platform. On Monday, public records revealed that the…

Bitcoin Blocks
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Bitcoin Blocks Generation Rate Dropping Hard to 2017 Standards

There were only 95 blocks generated on the Bitcoin blockchain on May 18, according to data presented by pseudonymous Bitcoin analyst digitalik.net. “In [the] last 10 years we had only 8 days with less than 100 bitcoin blocks,” the analyst tweeted, referring mostly to the 2017 Q3 period. In an interview with Cointelegraph, digitalik.net attributed…

Crypto.com visa european
Crypto.com Bring Crypto Visa cards to 31 European Countries 1024 500 Crypto Rand Group

Crypto.com Bring Crypto Visa cards to 31 European Countries

Crypto.com said Friday it has begun shipping its crypto-to-fiat card, the MCO Visa, across the European Union. In total, 31 European countries, including the EU’s 27 member states, now have access to the card that lets users pay in crypto, it said in a blog post. The Hong Kong company received approval to bring the…