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Cryptocurrency Prices Highly Correlated to Regulatory Action: Central Bank Report

Advertisement New research has found that, despite the popular idea that cryptocurrencies operate generally outside the reach of national regulators, regulatory actions still have a huge impact on crypto markets. The research is presented in a report by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), an organisation owned by 60 of the world’s central banks from […]

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Walmart Tells Produce Suppliers to Use Blockchain by Next September

Walmart plans to sell leafy greens that are tracked using blockchain technology within the next year. In a press release published Monday, the world’s largest retailer both by revenue and by employee count announced that it told its suppliers for leafy green produce to integrate a blockchain-based tracking system built in collaboration with IBM by September […]

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Bank of America Files New Patent for Multiple Digital Signatures on a Distributed System

The U.S.’s second-largest bank, Bank of America (BofA), has filed a new patent for adapting multiple digital signatures in a distributed network, according to a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) filing published September 18. The new patent proposes a system for managing data communication from Internet-connected devices. The document underlines that “the invention provides […]

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Brazil’s Biggest Brokerage Processes Bitcoin Trades, Gov’t Supportive

Advertisement Grupo XP, the largest independent brokerage in Brazil, has publicly released its plans to launch a Bitcoin and Ethereum trading platform by the end of 2018. Guilherme Benchimol, the chief executive officer of Grupo XP and XP Investimentos SA, stated that the business will integrate Bitcoin and Ethereum into the existing infrastructure of the […]

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All But One of Top 20 Cryptos See Green, Bitcoin Safely Above $6,700

Sunday, September 23: crypto markets are seeing another wave of green. All but one of the top 20 cryptocurrencies by market cap have made gains over the past 24 hours, according to CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 After suffering a slight decline yesterday, Bitcoin (BTC) rebounded today, trading above $6,700 throughout the day. The cryptocurrency […]

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When Blockchains Go Down: Why Crypto Outages Are on the Rise

Berniesanders (not to be confused with former presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders) is an institution on blockchain-based blogging platform Steemit. Steemit allows content creators to earn crypto – at least, crypto that’s native to the Steem blockchain, of which there are three – for popular posts. While recent successes include waffle recipes, romantic […]

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Brazil’s Biggest Brokerage is Officially Joining the Cryptocurrency Markets

Brazil’s largest independent brokerage is the latest example of a retail stock exchange to enter the cryptocurrency markets amidst a growing movement for stock exchanges to offer retail investors access to cryptocurrencies.Grupo XP, the owner of XP Investmentos SA, the largest independent brokerage in Brazil, announced that they would be moving into the cryptocurrency markets […]