November 20, 2019

Op Ed: Equity Funding Is Still a Good Old-Fashioned Way to Raise Capital

In 2017, the world hit a fever pitch with ICOs; a concept that was only three years old had taken the crypto internet by storm.  From the outset, the initial coin offering (ICO) as a concept was beautiful. It took away the barriers to invest for the average person. It enabled anyone to support not...
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Messari’s Ryan Selkis Accuses Ripple of Using Tax Sheltering Scheme

Messari’s Founder Ryan Selkis published a report accusing Ripple of using its RippleWorks charity foundation as a tax shelter. A public balance sheet for fiscal year 2018 shows that the affiliated entity did not grant a single dollar to other charities, though this appears to be a nuanced matter. Selkis’s findings coincide with a report...
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Monero’s Embarrassing Website Hack: What You Need to Know

A user discovered an anomaly Monday in command line interface binaries downloaded from Monero’s website. The Monero community quickly discovered malicious code. One user reported $7,000 missing from their wallet. Users can take steps to verify code before running it, and additional security measures to secure their crypto. GetMonero.org, the official website of the privacy-focused...
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French Cybercrime Division Utilizes Tezos to Acquire Seized Crypto From Europol

Utilizing blockchain technology can serve many different purposes. The new smart contract written by the SIRPA is rather interesting to take note of in that regard. It marks the first time a smart contract has been developed on Tezos by a public authority. SIRPA Embraces Tezos for a Unique Purpose In this contract, SIRPA will...
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FinCEN Says Stablecoin Companies Must Observe Regulations

The Financial Crimes and Enforcement Network has revealed its stance on stablecoins. Kenneth A. Blanco, director of the U.S. government body, has declared that stablecoins are a form of money transmission and must be regulated as such. FinCEN’s stance is based on how stablecoins are used rather than their technical underpinnings. “It is not what you...
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0x and NEO Post Technical Gains as Crypto Market Stabilizes

The cryptocurrency market remains subdued on Wednesday as Bitcoin and a number of top altcoins continue to trade towards their respective monthly price lows. 0x and NEO are currently outperforming the broader cryptocurrency market. The move higher in both appears to be technically driven. The total cryptocurrency market capitalization is $215 billion, an improvement of...
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China Launches Blockchain Standardization Committee as it Warms up to New Trends

China has announced the launch of a variety of technical committees for standardization of several industries. The committees will focus on the sharing economy, children’s products, and, most notably, blockchain technology. Since October 2019, China’s President Xi Jinping said that he wanted his country to “take the leading position in the emerging field of blockchain.”...
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Galaxy Digital CEO Michael Novogratz to Offer “Cheap” Bitcoin Funds

Michael Novogratz will be launching two different bitcoin funds. Novogratz wants to bring “the wealth of America” into the crypto market. The new funds would offer cheaper services than what competitors are offering. Galaxy Digital Holding CEO Michael Novogratz is launching two bitcoin funds that target accredited and institutional investors who have been waiting on...
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Tron (TRX) Price Prediction and Analysis in November 2019

Today, we will be taking into account the past price trends and market opinions of TRX in order to help you formulate a Tron price prediction for November 2019. Tron Overview Tron is a blockchain project that was developed by Justin Sun, a former employee of Ripple and a serial tech entrepreneur. The native coin...
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Small Miner Squeeze Can Catapult Bitcoin to Fresh 2019 High

The drop in bitcoin mining difficulty may be a sign of a strong selloff. Price should tumble as weak miners panic sell their BTC holdings. The drop would be an opportune time to buy the number one cryptocurrency. In the last few days, bitcoin has been hounded by fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) over miner...
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Binance US Adds Support for Nano (NANO) Coin

America’s new home for digital asset trading Binance.US exchange, today (Wednesday, November 20, 2019) announced that it has added support for Nano (NANO), which is a low-latency digital currency that utilizes a block-lattice protocol. In an official announcement posted on their website, the exchange revealed that deposits are now active on the platform. The exchange...
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ShapeShift Is Launching a Token for Free Cryptocurrency Trading

ShapeShift now offers its users fee-free trading in the form of an ERC-20 token.  The self-custody trading platform announced today, November 20, 2019, that it is instituting limited free trading through its FOX token. ShapeShift hopes the incentives token will “entice users away from custodial exchanges,” according to a press release from the privacy-focused cryptocurrency...
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Bitcoin-Friendly Singapore Considers Approving Crypto Derivatives Trading

Singapore has released the consultation paper on the proposed Bitcoin derivatives. Retail investors might not be allowed to trade in the crypto products. The Monetary Authority of Singapore says the move is driven by demand. Singapore’s central bank could soon authorize the trading of derivatives referencing cryptocurrency assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. As part...
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What Is the Best Coin to Mine in Early 2020

As the mining difficulty increases and block rewards halve each year, you might be wondering which is the best coin to mine when 2020 starts? Selecting the Right Crypto Before listing the best crypto mining options, there are several factors you should take into account when selecting a coin: The price of the crypto: A...
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