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As blockchain continues to evolve, smart contracts built to expand the concept of a simple decentralized database into a fully usable decentralized application seem to be popping up everywhere. We’ve talked about the Ethereum “killers” and how nearly every third-generation blockchain now includes the ability to run decentralized software powered by smart contracts, but is …

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Indian regulators’ clampdown on cryptocurrency businesses is forcing the exchange startup Unocoin to experiment with stablecoins and ATMs to continue receiving fiat deposits from customers. Unocoin co-founder Sunny Ray told CoinDesk his company hasn’t been able to transact through regular banking channels with its 1.3 million customers for several months, after the Reserve Bank of …

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It’s been a year since The Magical Crypto Friends have established an ad-hoc assembly in order to educate the public against the numerous attempts to overtake Bitcoin, and their commitment to the cause has been constant and seemingly-relentless. What started as an informative video podcast which slams SegWit2X, Bitcoin Cash (which is often referred to …

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This post was originally published here A Russian intellectual property startup has signed a memorandum with officials from Uzbek capital Tashkent to integrate blockchain for use in copyright, Russian state news agency TASS reports Tuesday, Oct. 16. The president of the Russian National Intellectual Property Transactions Coordination Center (IPChain), Andrey Krichevsky, met the head of …

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A highly anticipated technology designed to make blockchain privacy features more scalable will be tested in the wild soon. Named “bulletproofs,” the tech, which was invented by cryptographers Benedict Bunz and Jonathan Bootle, promises to dramatically decrease the weight of confidential transactions, and on Thursday, Oct. 18, privacy-oriented cryptocurrency monero will put that to the …

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This post was originally published here A recent study by the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), a post-trade financial services firm, has found that distributed ledger technology (DLT) is scalable enough to support daily trade volumes of the U.S. equity market, according to a press release published Oct. 16. The blockchain scaling problem is …

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In a bear market year, it’s uncommon to see a single project make repeated headlines, in addition to interesting associated price action. Ripple with its XRP token has been the topic of much discussion the past several weeks. Many individuals in the crypto space do not like XRP, due to its centralization, as centralization goes …

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This post was originally published here BitPay Expands Cross-Border Settlement Options to Gemini Dollar and Circle CENTRE Coin Atlanta, October 15, 2018 –  BitPay, the largest global blockchain payments provider, today announced the option for merchants to receive settlement in Circle and the CENTRE USD//Coin (USDC) and the Gemini Dollar (GUSD), which are both stable coins pegged to the …

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This post was originally published here What if the volatility of cryptocurrencies could be eliminated, making crypto more of a feasible, mainstream investment? An established fintech company is working to achieve just that. Rise, which was founded in 2012, is planning to adapt its artificial intelligence (AI) trading technology to the cryptocurrency markets – enabling …

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This post was originally published here San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has opened a new office in Dublin, Ireland, according to an announcement published Oct. 15. In addition to helping expand its operations in Europe, the new Irish offices are reportedly part of a contingency plan for when the U.K. leaves the E.U. Per the …

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This post was originally published here The former head of institutional products at major U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase Adam White will be joining Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) forthcoming platform Bakkt. According to a Medium post published today, October 15, White will be joining as chief operating officer (COO) this November. The news confirms unofficial reports that …

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This post was originally published here An alleged “consensus issue” in the testing of a planned hard fork of Ethereum, called Constantinople, has caused a testnet to be “not usable,” according to a tweet from Ethereum blockchain infrastructure firm Infura October 13. Infura’s tweet also advises developers to use other testing networks while the Ethereum …

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The current overall market cap for the crypto space is a shadow of what it once was. 2018 has tested the patience and skill of everyone involved. Crypto asset prices are down at least 75% across the board for the most part. But strangely enough, institutions and mainstream entities continue to gain interest and involvement. Logically, all …

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On October 13th, Litecoin celebrates the 7th anniversary of its launch. Given this major accomplishment, we can safely say that Charlie Lee’s digital silver project is the longest-running and most time-tested altcoin of all time. Unlike Namecoin, Peercoin, Devcoin, Novacoin and Terracoin (all of which are basically abandoned and obscure by now), Litecoin continues to …

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This post was originally published here The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. On October …

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This post was originally published here Markets are still low this weekend; Tron gripped by fomo, XRP also recovering. Crypto markets are still very depressed as we enter the weekend. There has been no recovery from the mid-week dump which resulted in the loss of $20 billion from digital currencies. Total market capitalization is hovering …

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On October 13th, Litecoin celebrates the 7th anniversary of its launch. Given this major accomplishment, we can safely say that Charlie Lee’s digital silver project is the longest-running and most time-tested altcoin of all time. Unlike Namecoin, Peercoin, Devcoin, Novacoin and Terracoin (all of which are basically abandoned and obscure by now), Litecoin continues to …

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This post was originally published here North Dakota Securities Commissioner Karen Tyler has issued cease and desist orders against three firms for allegedly offering unregistered and fraudulent securities in the form of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), according to an announcement published Oct. 11. The companies at the center of the orders are Crystal Token, Advertiza …

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This post was originally published here Ethereum-based adult entertainment platform SpankChain confirmed that it had recovered all the funds lost during a security breach October 6. In a series of tweets Friday, Oct. 12, officials said that after speaking by telephone with the hacker who stole 165 ETH ($32,000) from the project’s smart contract, he had agreed to …

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There’s never a dull day in crypto. Even in a bear market. Microsoft develops blockchain products, Ethereum announces upgrades, Gemini plans to list Litecoin, and Justin Sun gives a very non-specific partnership announcement. Check it out in today’s roundup! How Brave Is Reinventing The Internet The Brave browser is gaining momentum as a viable alternative …

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