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SEC Rejects Latest Bitcoin ETF Bid
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 20:48:00 +0000
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected Wilshire Phoenix's bid for a bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund (ETF).
Is Bitcoin a Safe Haven or ‘Schmuck Insurance’?
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 20:06:09 +0000
Canada decides a CBDC is unnecessary while the Twitterati debate BTC as a safe haven and the 6-year anniversary of Mt. Gox brings reflection.
Prime Broker Tagomi Becomes 22nd Member of Facebook’s Libra Association
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:41:10 +0000
Tagomi is joining the Libra Association.
The 3 Factors Fueling Ether’s 2020 Rally
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:25:53 +0000
Several factors could explain ether’s spectacular gains and determine whether they will continue.
February Gains Disappear as Bitcoin Drops Below $9k
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 18:37:19 +0000
Crossing below the $9,000 price level is a new low for February 2020. Bitcoin has not traded below the $9,000 threshold since January 27, when it began a march to new highs in the $10,500 range.
CoinDesk Explains SIM Jacking
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:34:30 +0000
In the pantheon of crypto hacks, “SIM jacking” is one of the worst. We break it down for you in both audio and full-text format.
Software Ate the World, Here’s How It Eats Finance
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 16:28:18 +0000
Real disruption in financial services means creating new plumbing for transactions, not nicer apps on top of existing rails, says CoinDesk columnist Lex Sokolin.
Compound Extends DeFi Ethos to Itself, Launches Governance Token
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 16:00:02 +0000
DeFi platform Compound is launching the testnet of a new platform today for decentralizing the site's governance.
Australian Soccer Club Calls Off Purchase Deal With Controversial Crypto Company
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:20:46 +0000
Perth glory FC owner Tony Sage reportedly called off the deal after a due diligence trip to London last week.
Swiss Stock Exchange Invests in Institutional Trading Platform for Digital Assets
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:20:16 +0000
SIX said the partnership will provide an important gateway into the digital asset space.
Coinbase Wallet Adds Short, Customizable Addresses to Simplify Sending Cryptos
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:23:32 +0000
The new support also includes an integration with the Ethereum Name Service), allowing Coinbase Wallet users to send cryptocurrencies to .eth addresses.
Crypto Investor’s Case Against AT&T Over $24M SIM Hack Can Proceed, Judge Rules
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:54:51 +0000
AT&T's motion to dismiss Michael Terpin's case was largely dismissed by a California court on Monday.
Bitcoin Erases 38% of 2020 Price Rally as Bears Gain Strength
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:00:09 +0000
The stage looks set for a further drop to below $9,000, albeit after a minor bounce.
Finnish Authorities Have $15M in Seized Bitcoin but Don’t Want to Sell It
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:40:43 +0000
Finland's confiscated bitcoin horde is now worth more than $15 million.
Malta’s Financial Watchdog Highlights Obstacles to Security Tokens After Industry Consultation
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:10:12 +0000
The Malta Financial Services Authority released a statement on Tuesday, unveiling industry recommendations on security token offerings within the country.
Error or Plunder? Report Suggests FCoin Purposely Moved Customer Bitcoin Since 2019
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 05:00:00 +0000
A recent report from Silicon Valley-based Anchain AI wonders out loud whether funds were purposely pilfered by insiders, challenging FCoin’s official line claiming a data error was to blame.
MoneyGram Got Another $11M From Ripple to Use Its Cross-Border Payments Tech
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 21:40:29 +0000
Payments firm Ripple has given MoneyGram over $11 million dollars in the past half year, according to regulatory filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
IOTA Being Shut Off Is the Latest Chapter in an Absurdist History
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 21:25:13 +0000
IOTA's 12-day outage shows the crypto markets aren't rational, at least not yet.
Bank of Canada Won’t Issue Its Own Crypto Unless Libra Succeeds: Deputy Governor
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 20:50:11 +0000
The Bank of Canada does not see the need to create a central bank digital currency unless a competitor – like Libra – starts dethroning the existing fiat.
6 Explanations for Crypto’s Fascination With Coronavirus
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 20:00:00 +0000
Is it about self-sovereignty? About BTC as a reserve asset? Or are we just Chicken Little prophets of doom?

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