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Yobit.net has recently raised a significant amount of controversy and potential unethicality surrounding their broken platform and recent institutional pump. Well, today I am examining their community, which seems to be fraught with the foul stench of Yobit.net scammers. These scammers pose as official YoBit.net support or staff, pretending to offer assistance. They are obviously …

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This post was originally published here Binance, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is working with crypto compliance and investigation software provider Chainalysis to implement a new global compliance solution, the companies announced Wednesday. As part of the partnership, Chainalysis will provide access to its “Know Your Transaction” compliance software, enabling the exchange 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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This post was originally published here “Airdrops are good for crypto users.” Those are the unequivocal words of cryptocurrency wallet and data provider Blockchain in a new white paper that sets out why it believes token giveaways can be beneficial for both individuals and the crypto ecosystem, while announcing a new program aimed to assist …

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This post was originally published here Fernando Haddad, the presidential candidate for the Brazil Workers’ Party, has published his government plan via blockchain, per an announcement published on his website Oct. 14. According to the release, Haddad decided to use blockchain technology for disseminating information about his presidential campaign after a long-term struggle with fake news reports. As information stored on a blockchain …

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This post was originally published here Civil, the New York-based startup aiming to put journalism on a blockchain, has announced it will issue refunds to users who participated in its token sale, as it failed to meet a pre-set minimal requirement. Matthew Iles, Civil’s chief executive officer, wrote in a blog post on Tuesday that …

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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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This post was originally published here The market is starting to differentiate between stablecoins, even though these cryptocurrencies are all designed to trade 1-to-1 with fiat. Several U.S. dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies are now trading either significantly higher or significantly lower than the greenback, reflecting investors’ perceptions of their relative risk. Given that stablecoins are typically used …

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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 Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has just announced a new process for depositing fiat currency after the platform halted service in recent days. Announcing the news in a blog post Tuesday, the exchange said the “new, improved and increasingly resilient” deposit system would again allow users who have been verified for know-your-customer …

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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 U.K.’s oldest cryptocurrency exchange has become the first company to be licensed by Gibraltar’s progressive blockchain legislation. The rules are a first for Europe and highlight the British Overseas Territory’s commitment to exploring technological innovations. Gibraltar Focusing on “Quality Not Quantity,” Coinfloor Proves Itself Worthy According to a …

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This post was originally published here Crypto exchange Coinbase is launching in a new office in the capital of Ireland. Coinbase vice president of operations and technology Tina Bhatnagar announced late Monday that the exchange is opening a new office in Dublin, Ireland in response to customer growth in the EU. What’s more, it’s a helpful …

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This post was originally published here Crypto exchange Binance, the world’s largest by volume, suspended withdrawals of the tether (USDT) stablecoin Monday morning during what it called a period of heightened activity. Withdrawal functionality has since been returned, according to Binance’s website, which previously stated “wallet maintenance, withdrawal suspended” on the page for USDT. A customer …

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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 Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has announced that it is adding four U.S. dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies to its platform for trading. Rolling out the new additions over Monday and Tuesday, the exchange said in a support notice that it will list TrustToken’s TrueUSD (TUSD), Circle’s USDCoin (USDC), the Gemini Dollar …

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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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This post was originally published here Volatile price swings and plummeting valuations have been a reality for bitcoin investors of late, but those who own traditional equities haven’t been immune either. In fact, bitcoin and the S&P have correlated on and off for almost a year, each taking turns as the leading indicator. Bitcoin, the …

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Cryptocurrency markets rallied on Monday morning, with bitcoin leading the charge. Bitcoin climbed as high as US$7,000 on some exchanges, marking largest single-day rally in months. As expected, many other cryptocurrencies followed suit, with ether and XRP both posting double digit gains before falling back slightly. The big surprise, however, was Tether which came unhinged …

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