Recap | Three drug lords have their Bitcoin and Litecoin addresses blacklisted by US Treasury | Halving reduced Litecoin’s mining hash rate by almost 30%

BTC 📈 $10,404 (+2.25%) / ETH 📈 $193 (+0.3%) / XRP 📈 $0.27 (+1.81%)

Halving reduced Litecoin’s mining hash rate by almost 30%

Halving reduced Litecoin’s mining hash rate by almost 30%

Litecoin’s halving on Aug. 5 reduced the network’s mining difficulty and hashing power by almost 30 percent.

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Use Bitcoin to go long Yeezys and short Air Jordans

Use Bitcoin to go long Yeezys and short Air Jordans

Crypto exchanges are starting to allow retail users to speculate on the price of high-end footwear, potentially unlocking an endemic new use case for cryptocurrency as the default medium of exchange for collectibles, as pointed out by Three Arrows Capital CEO Su Zhu.

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Securitize gets approval from SEC to become first crypto securities record-keeper

Securitize gets approval from SEC to become first crypto securities record-keeper

San Fransisco-based digital securities issuing platform Securitize became the first “blockchain-focused agent” to get SEC approval.

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Evolving decentralization in a world let down by centralization

Evolving decentralization in a world let down by centralization

In the past few years, there has been this bubbling discontent against centralized figures in our lives, especially in our digital lives.

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Libra getting examined in antitrust probe by EU’s executive body

Libra getting examined in antitrust probe by EU’s executive body

Facebook’s bold “new global currency,” Libra, was hit by an antitrust probe from regulators in the European Union because it could unfairly dominate the market, according to a document seen exclusively by Bloomberg.

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Three drug lords have their Bitcoin and Litecoin addresses blacklisted by US Treasury

Three drug lords have their Bitcoin and Litecoin addresses blacklisted by US Treasury

OFAC and FinCEN announced a coordinated effort to sanction three Chinese nationals for an international drug trafficking operation with profits laundered via Bitcoin and Litecoin.

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ICYMI

🇰🇷 Cardano’s venture arm partners with Korean trade associations to drive adoption

☹️ Bitcoin sentiment hits historic low based on Crypto Fear and Greed Index

🤦🏻‍♂️ Move over Craig Wright, there’s a new Satoshi in town

👀 Crypto Twitter ‘giveaway’ scams return with a vengeance, but what’s Jack Dorsey doing about it?


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Recap | Bitcoin sentiment hits historic low based on Crypto Fear and Greed Index | Low-quality crypto exchanges account for 64% of trading volume

BTC 📈 $10,172 (+0.67%) / ETH 📈 $193 (+4.14%) / XRP 📈 $0.27 (+2.47%)

Cardano’s venture arm partners with Korean trade associations to drive adoption

Cardano’s venture arm partners with Korean trade associations to drive adoption

Cardano’s official commercial and venture arm, Emurgo, signed a memorandum of understanding with two government-approved trade associations in Korea.

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Bitcoin sentiment hits historic low based on Crypto Fear and Greed Index

Bitcoin sentiment hits historic low based on Crypto Fear and Greed Index

The Crypto Fear and Greed Index reached its lowest value in history. As Bitcoin hovers below $10,000, investors fear the potential for further decline could jeopardize the idea that a new bull market materialized.

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Move over Craig Wright, there’s a new Satoshi in town

Move over Craig Wright, there’s a new Satoshi in town

There is another claimant to the Satoshi Nakamoto throne. The newest iteration presents numerology and an acronym for a defunct Pakistani bank as ‘evidence’ in the latest Bitcoin-related publicity stunt.

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Crypto Twitter ‘giveaway’ scams return with a vengeance, but what’s Jack Dorsey doing about it?

Crypto Twitter ‘giveaway’ scams return with a vengeance, but what’s Jack Dorsey doing about it?

The latest wave of giveaway scams has returned to Twitter and new suckers are entering the cryptocurrency sphere.

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Low-quality crypto exchanges account for 64% of trading volume

Low-quality crypto exchanges account for 64% of trading volume

CryptoCompare’s latest report found that low-quality exchanges dominate the crypto market in terms of volume.

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ICYMI

👀 Craig Wright seemingly caught lying and falsifying documents yet again, says Peter McCormack

🏦 Bitcoin banks: Hal Finney’s prediction for the “ultimate fate” of BTC

⚡️ TomoZ goes live: a frictionless protocol for paying transaction fees in any token issued over TomoChain


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Recap | Bitcoin dips below $10,000 as it prepares for next major move | Bitcoin banks: Hal Finney’s prediction for the “ultimate fate” of BTC

BTC 📉 $10,093 (-6.51%) / ETH 📉 $184 (-6.52%) / XRP 📉 $0.26 (-3.65%)

Craig Wright seemingly caught lying and falsifying documents yet again, says Peter McCormack

Craig Wright seemingly caught lying and falsifying documents yet again, says Peter McCormack

The self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto has been caught lying and falsifying documents yet again.

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Bitcoin dips below $10,000 as it prepares for next major move

Bitcoin dips below $10,000 as it prepares for next major move

Bitcoin dipped below $10,000 after nearly reaching $11,000. Despite the bullish sentiment seen across the market following Bakkt’s approval for physically-settled Bitcoin futures, BTC is sitting at a pivotal point that could mark the direction of its trend in the near future.

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Bitcoin banks: Hal Finney’s prediction for the “ultimate fate” of BTC

Bitcoin banks: Hal Finney’s prediction for the “ultimate fate” of BTC

The rise of multi-billion-dollar custodians, like Coinbase, have revived historical fears that institutions could erode the founding principles of Bitcoin as decentralized, sound money.

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TomoZ goes live: a frictionless protocol for paying transaction fees in any token issued over TomoChain

TomoZ goes live: a frictionless protocol for paying transaction fees in any token issued over TomoChain

TomoChain announced it has launched TomoZ, an on-chain protocol that aims to improve how people pay transaction fees when sending tokens. The ‘Z’ in TomoZ stands for zero friction.

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Layer 2 protocol nahmii announces partnership with a Norwegian crypto exchange

Layer 2 protocol nahmii announces partnership with a Norwegian crypto exchange

Nahmii, a second-layer scaling solution built for the Ethereum blockchain, recently announced that Norwegian Block Exchange (NBX) will become the first member of the nahmii Foundation.

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Why this billionaire investor says Bitcoin is going to disrupt gold and all volatile assets

Why this billionaire investor says Bitcoin is going to disrupt gold and all volatile assets

Cameron Winklevoss, the co-founder of Gemini and a billionaire bitcoin investor, believes bitcoin will disrupt gold, a safe-haven asset with a market capitalization of over $8 trillion.

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Bitfinex must face New York attorney general in fraud lawsuit, says judge

Bitfinex must face New York attorney general in fraud lawsuit, says judge

A New York judge ruled Bitfinex must face the fraud suit and impending investigation set against it in April by New York attorney general Letitia James, denying the company’s request for the case to be dismissed due to lack of jurisdiction, Bloomberg reported.

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SEC charges ICO Rating for shilling crypto projects without disclosure

SEC charges ICO Rating for shilling crypto projects without disclosure

The SEC penalized Russia-based ICO Rating for failing to disclose it was being paid to shill cryptocurrency projects.

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ICYMI

👀 Binance Coin and Chainlink at pivotal trading points while TRON remains bearish

🇨🇳 Bitcoin could be dumped in the billions from history’s third largest Ponzi

🤬 Twitter handle @Bitcoin deletes dozens of BCH and anti-Bitcoin tweets

📅 The five most important dates for Bitcoin until 2020


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Recap | Bitcoin could be dumped in the billions from history’s third largest Ponzi | Twitter handle @Bitcoin deletes dozens of BCH and anti-Bitcoin tweets

BTC 📈 $10,806 (+0.54%) / ETH 📉 $197 (-1.29%) / XRP 📉 $0.27 (-1.82%)

Binance Coin and Chainlink at pivotal trading points while TRON remains bearish

Binance Coin and Chainlink at pivotal trading points while TRON remains bearish

The recent market upswing took many investors into the bullish side once again. Even though the surge was seen across the entire industry, most altcoins lost the value they gained yesterday.

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Bitcoin could be dumped in the billions from history’s third largest Ponzi

Bitcoin could be dumped in the billions from history’s third largest Ponzi

The third largest Ponzi scam in history, Plus Token Wallet, allegedly scammed investors out of $3 billion in cryptocurrency.

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Twitter handle @Bitcoin deletes dozens of BCH and anti-Bitcoin tweets

Twitter handle @Bitcoin deletes dozens of BCH and anti-Bitcoin tweets

The @Bitcoin Twitter account has deleted dozens of older tweets where Bitcoin Cash was mentioned.

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The five most important dates for Bitcoin until 2020

The five most important dates for Bitcoin until 2020

The crypto industry is gearing up for an event-packed few months. From the resolution of the New York Attorney General’s injunction against Bitfinex and Tether to the final decisions of the long-awaited cryptocurrency ETFs, here’s a list of some of the most relevant dates in the crypto industry to keep an eye on.

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ICYMI

👀 Bitcoin posed to break above $11,000 as consolidation continues

👨‍🚀 Binance Venus, a stablecoin that will compete with Facebook’s Libra

Hostile mining attacks on minority hash power coins

🇨🇳 Bitcoin as protest: Hong Kong demonstrators withdraw their money from banking system


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Recap | Binance Venus, a stablecoin that will compete with Facebook’s Libra | Bitcoin posed to break above $11,000 as consolidation continues

BTC 📈 $10,723 (+3.23%) / ETH 📈 $199 (+2.1%) / XRP 📉 $0.28 (-1.44%)

Bitcoin posed to break above $11,000 as consolidation continues

Bitcoin posed to break above $11,000 as consolidation continues

Bitcoin threatens to break above $11,000 once again after its recent drop to $9,500. Although BTC dominance appears overdue for a major correction, it still remains bullish from a technical perspective.

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Binance Venus, a stablecoin that will compete with Facebook’s Libra

Binance Venus, a stablecoin that will compete with Facebook’s Libra

Binance announced that it is planning to launch an open blockchain project focused on developing localized stablecoins around the world, competing with Facebook’s Libra. Reshaping the world’s financial system Over the last few years, Binance has actively communicated the need for a “global, multi-dimensional customer network and compliance system” to different regulatory authorities around the […]

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Hostile mining attacks on minority hash power coins

Hostile mining attacks on minority hash power coins

Charlie Lee announced that Litecoin controls 98 percent of the hash rate for its “Scrypt” mining algorithm.

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Bitcoin as protest: Hong Kong demonstrators withdraw their money from banking system

Bitcoin as protest: Hong Kong demonstrators withdraw their money from banking system

Protesters in Hong Kong have taken to a new non-violent tactic, withdrawing cash in mass from ATMs and banks and converting it to U.S. dollars—foreshadowing things to come for Bitcoin.

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A quick rundown of how the cryptocurrency market has performed so far in 2019

A quick rundown of how the cryptocurrency market has performed so far in 2019

The second half of 2019 is now upon us. As we all know, 2018 was a terrible year for cryptocurrencies as the market slumped and lost much of its 2017 gains. The market sentiment at the start of this year was evenly divided between cautious optimism and fearful pessimism. However, cryptocurrencies have managed to climb […]

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Changpeng Zhao says Binance U.S. could launch in two months

Changpeng Zhao says Binance U.S. could launch in two months

Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of Binance, said that the company could launch Binance U.S. within the next two months.

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ICYMI

💳 Monolith partners with decentralized finance heavyweights to spend MKR, DGX, TKN and DGD anywhere that accepts Visa

📱 Binance once again has a working Apple iOS mobile app

👀 What’s next for Ethereum, XRP and Litecoin after the recent plunge ?

💸 Bancor’s new liquidity feature means token-holders can earn staking fees


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