Daily Archives: October 19, 2018

When a Starbucks closes in L.A., does anyone notice? This community does

In this predominantly black, L.A. neighborhood, this closing of the Starbucks that Magic Johnson opened is about more than getting coffee           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Financial Action Task Force Adopts Changes to Standards Covering Virtual Currencies

The Financial Action Task Force has introduced changes to its anti-money laundering and terrorism financing rules covering digital currency-related firms Cointelegraph.com News

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10 Days That Shook the World of Bitcoin

When Bitcoin’s history is written, the following events will command a chapter apiece. Bitcoin is a creeping revolution that does not lend itself to listicles, and thus any such attempt is destined to fall short. What follows, therefore, is a potted history of a transformative technology whose greatest moments have yet to come. In chronological order, these are the days ...

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Nicolas Maduro Urges His Venezuelan Residents to Invest in the Petro Coin and Gold

Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, called on workers in his country to save money in gold and his cryptocurrency ‘The Petro’ during a salary shake-up Thursday. According to the local news source Noticiero Digital, in the next few weeks workers will be receiving their bonuses in the Petro coin, instead of fiat. Nicolas Maduro and The Petro Maduro said: “In the ...

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Crypto Markets See Minor Losses as Relative Calm Continues, Bitcoin Slips Below $6,500

Crypto markets are seeing minor losses across the board, as low volatility and low price momentum continue Cointelegraph.com News

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New Qart Wallet Gives Bitcoin Cash QR Codes a Personal Touch

There’s a new bitcoin cash wallet under construction called Qart, a light client that provides the ability to create human-recognizable QR codes using any image. The wallet is currently available for Android devices in its beta phase, but users can experiment with the application before the official launch. Also read: Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless Transactions Qart Personalizes ...

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Russia: CEO of Banking Giant Sberbank Says Blockchain Tech Will Be ‘Ready’ in 3-5 Years

Herman Gref, CEO of Russia’s Sberbank, says governments aren’t likely to “allow” decentralized crypto to flourish anytime soon, but pushes blockchain dev Cointelegraph.com News

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Bitconnect Faces Consolidated Class Action Complaint

More than a dozen lawsuits targeting Bitconnect have been merged into a single case, following the submission of an Amended Consolidated Class Action Complaint on Thursday. The newly combined complaint has been filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Also Read: Venezuela Authorizes 6 Exchanges to Sell National Cryptocurrency Petro Amendment Combines All Lawsuits Into a ...

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