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Archive for July 2019

Fundstrat Co-Founder Tom Lee: US Fed Rate Cuts Are Helping Bitcoin

Fundstrat Co-Founder Tom Lee: US Fed Rate Cuts Are Helping Bitcoin

Fundstrat Global Advisors co-founder Tom Lee believes that recent interest rate cuts in the United States by the Federal Reserve are a boon for Bitcoin (BTC).   Lee remarked on how the rate cuts positively impact Bitcoin investment in an interview with Fox Business on July 31, saying: “Bitcoin’s becoming increasingly a macrohedge for investors against…

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US Security Token Platform Adds New Policies to Comply with FinCEN

US Security Token Platform Adds New Policies to Comply with FinCEN

Security tokens platform TokenSoft has officially added Know Your Business (KYB) services following a successful alpha test in 2018. The San Francisco-based token issuance platform said in a press release on July 31 that the KYB feature was added in order to enhance customer due diligence (CDD) requirements in compliance with an amendment to the…

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What the Next 4 Years of Ethereum Look Like – CoinDesk

What the Next 4 Years of Ethereum Look Like - CoinDesk

Yesterday, ethereum celebrated its fourth birthday. Four years ago, on July 30, 2015, the world’s first general-purpose blockchain platform went live. Called ethereum, the platform was the first of its kind to feature a Turing-complete virtual machine and native programming language able to deploy code of any algorithmic complexity. “Before ethereum, developers had to design…

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Marijuana-focused Stablecoin Issuer Added to Arizona Fintech Sandbox – CoinDesk

Marijuana-focused Stablecoin Issuer Added to Arizona Fintech Sandbox - CoinDesk

A stablecoin project for the marijuana industry has joined a Arizona fintech sandbox. According to Arizona’s Attorney Generals Office, startup Alta was accepted into the office’s fintech program. The seventh startup to join to date, Alta is looking to address the banking needs of a $350 million statewide industry. Current federal regulations prohibit bank involvement…

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Judge Rules for Roger Ver in Craig Wright Libel Lawsuit – CoinDesk

Judge Rules for Roger Ver in Craig Wright Libel Lawsuit - CoinDesk

A judge has struck down a libel lawsuit against Roger Ver, an early bitcoin investor, that was filed by Satoshi Nakamoto claimant Craig Wright. Wright alleged that Ver defamed him in a YouTube that was published in mid-April, in which Ver denounced Wright’s claim to be bitcoin’s anonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto. The video was also…

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Canadian Judge Approves $1.6M in EY, Legal Firm Fees in QuadrigaCX Case

Canadian Judge Approves $1.6M in EY, Legal Firm Fees in QuadrigaCX Case

The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, Canada, has approved over $1.6 million in fees for parties seeking funds from former Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX, according to recently released court documents. Justice Darlene Jamieson ordered to approve the activities, fees and disbursements incurred by the Monitor — Big Four audit firm EY — in the ongoing…

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New Bitcoin Cash Specs Propose Heightened Privacy and Double-Spend Proofs – Bitcoin News

New Bitcoin Cash Specs Propose Heightened Privacy and Double-Spend Proofs - Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) development continues as software engineers have revealed two distinct concepts that aim to boost the BCH network. Bitcoin Cash developer Tom Zander has announced new documentation concerning the vision of a double-spend proofs, which now exists as a pull request to the alternative BCH implementation Flowee the Hub. Additionally, Electron Cash developer…

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PR: EO Coin Volume Surges on July Listings – Bitcoin News

PR: EO Coin Volume Surges on July Listings - Bitcoin News

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. EO coin showed bullish sentiment this July on the back of numerous new pairs being listed on EO.Trade…

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Bitcoin Recovery Breaks Back Over $10,000

Bitcoin Recovery Breaks Back Over $10,000

Wednesday, July 31 — After falling below the $10K barrier on July 27 and splashing around in the mid-$9,000s for the intervening days, Bitcoin (BTC) is back in the five figures as of 3:15 PM UTC. Infographic courtesy of CoinMarketCap After starting the day around the $9,500 price point, BTC has seen steady increases on…

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