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Demand from China could be pushing the price of Bitcoin

Demand from China could be pushing the price of Bitcoin

Despite banning cryptocurrency exchanges, China may still have a big influence on the industry. The recent surge—and drop—in bitcoin prices could have been helped by trends coming from the Asian market. China’s influence over Bitcoin Since Sept. 4, 2017, the Chinese government made it illegal for mainlanders to exchange digital currencies.

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MakerDAO finally lowers its stability fee as Dai overshoots peg

MakerDAO finally lowers its stability fee as Dai overshoots peg

MakerDAO token holders voted to decrease the stability fee on the Dai stablecoin by 2 percent to 17.5 percent. Executed on May 28, this will be the first time the fee has been lowered in over five months.

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Microsoft announces VeriSol: Ethereum smart contract verification

Microsoft announces VeriSol: Ethereum smart contract verification

Microsoft announced the development of an open-source formal Ethereum smart contract verification scheme for the Solidity programming language.

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Buy the rumor and sell the news: TRON and BitTorrent technical analysis

Buy the rumor and sell the news: TRON and BitTorrent technical analysis

On May 26, Justin Sun, the 28-years old CEO of TRON, revealed that he was working on “something huge and amazing” that will impact the future of TRON and BitTorrent, but that the announcement will be made in early June.

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SEC sues Kik for unregistered securities offering

SEC sues Kik for unregistered securities offering

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sued messaging app Kik over their 2017 ICO for its KIN token.

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ICYMI

🍣 Justin Sun invites the founders of Ethereum, Litecoin, and Binance to lunch with Warren Buffett

📱 Apple CryptoKit for iOS 13 suggests full cryptocurrency wallets are coming to iPhone

📉 Is this the correction Bitcoin sideliners have been waiting for?

Samsung’s bet on Bitcoin mining


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