Bitcoin Price Tightens as Traders Prepare for a Second Shot at $9.2K

After a strong two week performance that saw Bitcoin (BTC) price rise from $7,700 to $9,200, the top crypto asset appears to be consolidating before making another attempt at $9,200. As this process takes place and Bitcoin’s dominance rate dropped slightly, many altcoins rallied with double-digit gains which brought many to test or even push […]

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New Regulations Are Set To Throw The European Crypto Space Into Turmoil

Politicians and regulators are growing increasingly aware of the significance of blockchain assets, and have begun scrambling to create rules intended to reign in the open market activity that is a hallmark of crypto use. In Europe, the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5) has now taken effect, which directly addresses a range of cryptocurrency-related issues. […]

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Wildcards Purports to Save Endangered Species With Technical First For Ethereum

It’s the first successful live deployment on the Ethereum mainnet of something called a “scalable Harberger tax contract,” and it might just help save at-risk animals. Cointelegraph attended the CV Labs pitch session in Davos, Switzerland today, an event running alongside the 50th edition of the World Economic Forum. In the basement of the Pöstli […]

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South Korean Government Struggles to Find Balance in Legitimizing Cryptocurrencies

South Korea is well-recognized for being one of the early-adopter countries, with numerous established crypto exchanges, start-ups, and a significant amount of trading activity. The government’s ambitions to impose capital gains taxes became apparent during the summer of 2019, when various articles were published regarding their desire to levy taxes from individuals and companies. Since […]

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CME’s Futures Options Sprinted Out of the Gate but a Marathon Lies Ahead

In the two years since it launched cash-settled Bitcoin futures, CME has firmly established itself as a leader in the regulated crypto derivatives space despite not always being the first to market. In December 2017, it launched regulated Bitcoin futures a week after rival exchange CBOE. However, it only took 15 months for CBOE to completely withdraw from the […]

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Bitcoin Critics Are Becoming More Vocal As Signs Of market Recovery Grow

More than ever there is debate among crypto advocates over the future of Bitcoin. Some assert that its future as the flagship blockchain asset is secure, whereas others claim that it will eventually lose its top status to a better designed altcoin. Now that a market recovery appears to be underway, the critics are becoming […]

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Augmented Reality App Aircoins Now Lets You Hunt And Collect Dash Cryptocurrency A La Pokemon Go

Dash Core Group, the US-incorporated company leading the development of the peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platform and cryptocurrency Dash, has partnered with virtual reality (VR) app Aircoins to allow users to hunt, collect and send Dash cryptocurrency in an augmented reality (AR) environment, similarly to the Pokemon Go mobile game, the organization said on Thursday. Commenting […]

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Illinois Passes the Blockchain Technology Act Into Law

Illinois may prove to be the most friendly blockchain state in the U.S. because at the start of the New Year, on January 1st, the state legislators passed into law the Public Act 101-0514, otherwise known as the Blockchain Technology Act. Initially sponsored and passed last spring by State Representative Keith Wheeler, it was finally […]

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