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Binance stability rumours amid Chinese crackdown

The Rumour According to many sources online, there is much speculation on whether Binance will survive the upcoming Chinese crackdown on Cryptocurrencies. The state-run Securities Journal has reported that “China will gradually clean up over-the-counter trading platforms, peer-to-peer networks where large exchanges occur and firms registered in the country which allow Chinese to trade overseas.” […]

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Blockstream releases and tests Lightning Charge

Blockstream yesterday announced their latest edition to their elements project, Lightning Charge. What is Lightning Charge? Lightning Charge is a micropayment processing system which it claims will make it simpler for developers to build bitcoin apps on top of their lightning network. The company states: Together, these additions make it easy for developers to use […]

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Questioning Tether’s Deficit: Updates

Some numbers over at Tether haven’t been adding up. Tether last released their redacted report in September 2017. Their supply at that point (from the report) accounted for was $442,984,592. Earlier, at the time of the hack from November (around the 19th), there was a total of $644,841,161 in coin supply, making a gaping difference […]

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Parity Hack

Tuesday greeted those invested in cryptocurrency with news that nearly $300 million dollars worth of ether, the unit of exchange on the Ethereum (ETH), had been permanently locked into dozens of digital wallets by a single user. The user, reported to be a young teenager by many sources, had allegedly done this “by accident”, and […]

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Amazon Buys Cryptocurrency Related Domains

Amazon, the frontrunner in e-commerce, retail, groceries, shipping, may be looking into the cryptocurrency market. On Wednesday, November 1 Amazon registered three crypto related domain names, according to DomainNameWire. The three domains, AmazonCryptoCurrency.com, AmazonCryptoCurrencies.com, and AmazonEtherum.com were all registered at the same time. Amazon also owns AmazonBitcoin.com, which further strengthens the speculation that Amazon may […]