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January’s Top Large Cap Crypto? Not Bitcoin or Ether…

January turned out to be a difficult month for the cryptocurrency markets. Bitcoin, the world’s largest currency by market capitalization, dropped close to 30 percent, meaning its market capitalization shaved off billions after a torrid end to 2017. Meanwhile, excitement seemed to fade as the total value of all cryptocurrencies taken together topped out at $830 […]

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Gaming Industry to Benefit from Future Blockchain Developments

There is an obvious correlation between gaming and the blockchain industry. Transforming the gaming world will not happen overnight. However, we see more and more efforts to integrate blockchain into gaming through many different methods. One of the most popular ventures is by using blockchain-based currency to buy, sell, or trade in-game items. The lines […]

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India: Bitcoin Prices Drop As Media Misinterprets Govt’s Regulation Speech

Bitcoin markets are reacting to fresh regulatory comments on crypto from India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley, made during his most recent budget speech in the Parliament today, Feb.1. After Jaitley noted in his speech that cryptocurrency is not legal tender in the country and promised a crackdown on “illegitimate activities” involving crypto, a flood of […]

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The Innovative Project “Synthestech” in the Field of Artificial Synthesis of Valuable Elements Is Launching ICO

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Russian Brokerage Firm Launches CBOE Bitcoin Futures Trading

Moscow-based online brokerage firm Finam will allow its customers ‎to trade bitcoin futures from Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), with CME futures coming at some point later. According to the statement on Finam’s website ‎Monday, bitcoin futures will be available to qualified investors only under XBTC ticker. “The demand for the service stems from the […]

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Russia Publishes Digital Assets Regulation Bill Covering Bitcoin, Mining and ICO’s

Russia’s ministry of finance has published a bill on digital assets regulation, which, among other things, defines cryptocurrencies, tokens, mining, and ICO’s. The bill states that cryptocurrency mining is an entrepreneurship activity, while cryptocurrencies and tokens represent a digital financial asset, and smart contracts are a kind of electronic contract. The new rules suggest that […]

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Bitrefill CEO Sergej Kotliar: Bitcoin’s Future is Very Bright

Sweden-based bitcoin startup Bitrefill focused on topping up mobile phone accounts and selling gift cards has garnered some attention from the community in the recent months after implementing some innovative solutions. Thus, back in 2017 the project’s team actively supported both bitcoin scalability solutions developed by the Bitcoin Core team and the user-activated softfork. Moreover, […]