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A letter from the Michigan Secretary of State's office states that cryptocurrencies cannot be used for political donations.
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- Nov 12th 9:30 pm
Is XRP a security? The question is now sitting before the U.S. District Court in San Francisco.
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- Nov 12th 7:00 pm
Early data suggests that the Bitcoin SV implementation of the bitcoin cash fork may enjoy more hash power than Bitcoin ABC.
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- Nov 12th 5:15 pm
NEM surged 25 percent today to reach its highest price since early September while accumulating its most 24-hour trading volume in over three months.
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- Nov 12th 4:20 pm
The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the nation's stock exchange have developed a blockchain-based settlement system for tokenized assets.
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- Nov 12th 2:30 pm
Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with distributed ledger tech from Digital Asset.
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- Nov 12th 1:15 pm
NTT DATA and a major Japanese insurer have completed a blockchain trial that speeds up marine cargo insurance claims.
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- Nov 12th 12:20 pm
Bitcoin could be in for a recovery rally, having defended a key support level over the weekend.
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- Nov 12th 11:00 am
A bitcoin trader has been jailed and fined $1.1 million for stealing bitcoin and litecoin, and then defrauding investors.
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- Nov 12th 10:10 am
A currency is nothing if not widely used, and that can't be achieved unless people make some cost-incurring effort to encourage widespread usage.
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- Nov 12th 9:00 am
A patent application from Big Blue hints at a blockchain solution for scientific research.
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- Nov 12th 5:00 am
The capitalization of the cryptocurrency market can be charted like any other asset and provides unique insight into the bias of the broader market.
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- Nov 11th 11:40 am
Developer Daniel Nagy's legal battle over a file-sharing node led him to develop ethereum's storage layer, Swarm.
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- Nov 11th 11:30 am
Cryptocurrency is helping women who've suffered sexual harassment or assault gain financial independence while protecting their privacy.
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- Nov 10th 12:20 pm
Cryptocurrency exchanges will likely have to reckon with VPN access as part of any regulatory or law enforcement actions for market manipulation.
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- Nov 10th 12:00 pm
The state's "ICO Task Force" has now issued 12 cease-and-desist orders since May of this year.
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- Nov 9th 8:15 pm
The price of browser startup Brave's Basic Attention Token (BAT) fell by as much as 20 percent in the past 24 hours.
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- Nov 9th 6:22 pm
Three weeks after being assured everything was running smoothly, some customers at Bitfinex are wondering why they still can't get their money out.
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- Nov 9th 5:00 pm
Ethereum developers have tentatively agreed a mid-January deadline for the network's upcoming Constantinople hard fork.
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- Nov 9th 4:31 pm
The interoperable dollar-pegged crypto token CarbonUSD has just launched as the first stablecoin on the EOS platform.
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- Nov 9th 2:10 pm
Malaysia's education ministry has formed a new consortium of universities to issue and verify degrees on the NEM blockchain.
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- Nov 9th 1:10 pm
A cryptocurrency-focused law firm in the U.S. says it has filed lawsuits against AT&T and T-Mobile on behalf of victims of "SIM swapping" hacks.
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- Nov 9th 12:10 pm
Bitcoin's reversal of the recent uptrend in prices is gathering pace and a drop into a bearish territory below $6,200 is now a possibility.
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- Nov 9th 11:16 am
Venezuela is hoping the world's oil markets will start using its controversial national cryptocurrency, the petro.
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- Nov 9th 9:20 am
VersaBank says its VersaVault offers "absolute privacy" when announcing that crypto exchanges and funds can sign up to use the platform on Thursday.
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- Nov 9th 5:00 am
A federal judge lifted a $30 million attachment order against Charlie Shrem Thursday, though the case will proceed to a jury trial next year.
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- Nov 9th 12:35 am
The SEC's settlement with the founder of EtherDelta is likely the first of many enforcement actions to come against crypto token exchanges.
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- Nov 8th 10:30 pm
Coinbase is listing Brave's Basic Attention Token to its retail platform, 6 days after adding it to Coinbase Pro.
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- Nov 8th 8:30 pm
The Korean Bar Association has called on the government to introduce blockchain regulations, ASAP.
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- Nov 8th 6:08 pm
The SEC has charged Zachary Coburn, founder of EtherDelta, with running an unregistered national securities exchange.
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- Nov 8th 3:31 pm
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