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Web Giants Censor Bitchute and Bloom

This post was originally published on this siteAnother week, another slew of projects banned by major web platforms. Paypal has ejected Bitchute, a Youtube competitor that champions free speech, while Facebook has banned ad campaigns by Bloom that promoted a rival service. The deplatforming of these projects has reinforced the …

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Guilty Plea Moves First US ICO Fraud Case to Final Stages, Sentencing Set for April

This post was originally published on this siteUp to 37 months in prison for ICO token fraud could await Maksim Zaslavskiy upon sentencing next April

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Hash Wars: ABC Chain Leaps More Than 50 Blocks Ahead

This post was originally published on this siteAll eyes were on the Bitcoin Cash network today as the blockchain split into two after the last common block was found on the chain at height 556766. So far both chains have been chugging along, but at the time of writing, the …

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Stablecoins Demand More Trust than Fiat Currency

This post was originally published on this siteThis article about the problem with stablecoins was written by Kevin Murcko, the CEO at cryptocurrency exchange, CoinMetro, and forex broker, FXPIG. Stablecoins — digital coins which peg their value rigidly to the dollar, the euro, or a collage of national currencies — …

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Nvidia Q3 Results Reveal ‘Crypto Hangover’ Due to Disappearance of Miner Sales

This post was originally published on this siteU.S.-based GPU manufacturer Nvidia released its Q3 earnings report today, revealing a “crypto hangover” from disappearing demand among crypto miners

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OmiseGo Partners With Singapore Ride Hailing App to Trial Blockchain Solutions

This post was originally published on this siteOmiseGo, a payment platform based on the Ethereum blockchain, will develop a Proof-of-Concept with Singaporean decentralized ride hailing app TADA

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Japanese Regulator Unveils Plan to Regulate Cryptocurrency Wallet Services

This post was originally published on this siteJapan’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency, has unveiled a plan to regulate cryptocurrency wallet services. The regulator has put forward a number of regulatory measures as well as proposing how to implement them. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto …

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Report: Application for Chinese Crypto Miner Canaan’s $400 Mln IPO Lapses

This post was originally published on this siteThe IPO application of crypto mining hardware manufacturer Canaan has expired amid questions from regulators about the firm’s business model

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French Financial Markets Regulator Estimates ICOs Have Raised $21.9B Globally Since 2014

This post was originally published on this siteFrance’s financial markets regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), has published a report examining trends relating to initial coin offerings. The AMF describes ICOs as a “marginal” method of financing, estimating that the global ICO industry has raised €19.4 billion ($21.9 billion) …

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Hours After Bitcoin Cash Network Update Begins, Bitcoin ABC Over 10 Blocks Ahead

This post was originally published on this siteHours after the Bitcoin Cash upgrade started, the Bitcoin ABC camp is leading in terms of hash rate and blocks