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Clients of the long-defunct crypto exchange Mt. Gox must submit any claims for trapped funds by Oct. 22. As previously reported by CoinDesk, the exchange first opened up the claims process in August, following a protracted bankruptcy battle. In June, petitioners asking for their bitcoin back won a major victory, as the Japanese bankruptcy court overseeing the …

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If there’s money to be made in the crypto markets, you can bet traders will be the first on the scene. Such was the case at least last week, when Coinbase Pro, the cryptocurrency trading platform operated by San Francisco startup Coinbase, announced it would list the cryptocurrency 0x (ZRX), a move that put the …

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Barely a week after adding support for the 0x Protocol token (ZRX) on its professional investor platform, crypto exchange Coinbase is enabling full trading for retail investors. The exchange announced Tuesday that coinbase.com, Android and iOS app users would be able to trade, buy, sell or store ZRX, after initially announcing that Coinbase Pro would …

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If 2017 was a year when fundraising for decentralized protocols dominated headlines, 2018’s emerging narrative is about empowering investors. From fits and starts on ethereum’s transition to proof-of-stake to Tezos’ launch, governance has been one of the persistent conversations in crypto this year. But for all the promise, one long awaited approach to blockchain governance …

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Imagine the liquidity of every crypto exchange, but in one giant pool – one all-seeing order book that listed every conceivable bid and ask for any asset. That’s the promise of a new startup announcing its equity seed round Tuesday exclusively with CoinDesk. Led by Polychain Capital, with participation by Dragonfly Capital Partners and Chapter …

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Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization has enjoyed a staggering price increase in excess of 150,000 percent since it was first listed on exchanges back in July 2010. Since then, the cryptocurrency has also experienced multiple bull runs, bear runs (the longest of which consumed much of 2014 and 2015) and stronger …

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Financial services provider Fidelity Investments is launching a cryptocurrency trading and storage platform. Fidelity Digital Asset Services, LLC will provide cryptocurrency custody and trading services for enterprise clients, the company announced Monday. Tom Jessup, who is heading up the new division, announced the platform at Bloomberg’s Institutional Crypto event. It hopes to draw institutional investors, including …

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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 service administrator on the platform’s English-language …

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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 (GUSD) from the Winklevoss-founded New York …

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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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Bitcoin (BTC) spiked 11 percent Monday, likely due to a sell-off in tether (USDT), but a bullish reversal is still not confirmed, technical charts indicate. The leading cryptocurrency jumped to a 2.5-month high of $7,788 at 06:45 UTC on Bitfinex – the cryptocurrency exchange that manages USDT developer Tether LLC. Interestingly, the stablecoin was down …

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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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The price of the tether stablecoin (USDT) has fallen to an 18-month low Monday, despite a general rise in the wider crypto markets. The tether-US dollar exchange rate (USDT/USD) fell to $0.925284 at 07:00 UTC  – the lowest level since April 27, 2017 – and was last seen trading at $0.967296, representing a 2 percent …

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Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, jumped by 11 percent on Monday, pushing prices above $6,900 for the first time in a month. CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index shows that ,just after 5:00 UTC on Monday, bitcoin saw a sudden spike of $400 over the course of 60 minutes, and reached as high as …

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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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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 cryptocurrency advertised as digital gold due …

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This post was originally published here Friday, Oct. 12: after yesterday’s carnage, crypto markets are seeing some relative price stability. The top cryptocurrencies by market cap are seeing mild movement, both red and green. Market visualization by Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) has has seen little price action on the day, and is up 0.5 percent to …

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Distributed though it may be, the EOS community has fought hard to remain united. As of June, two rival groups were briefly in competition to launch the official EOS blockchain (or mainnet) using code released by the company behind the protocol, Block.One. The standoff was resolved, and the EOS community launched a unified network later …

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Crypto exchange Coinbase just added the 0x protocol token to its professional trading platform, Coinbase Pro. Announced Thursday, the exchange said in a blog post that it had begun accepting deposits for ZRX, and would enable trading around 5:00 A.M. UTC, or after at least 12 hours after the initial announcement. The move represents the …

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Bitcoin’s drop to three-week lows today has likely kick-started a bearish move towards the major support at $6,000, technical charts indicate. The leading cryptocurrency fell to $6,252 on Bitfinex – the lowest level since Sept. 19 – and was last seen trading at $6,300, representing a 5 percent drop on a 24-hour basis. The failure …

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