Daily Archives: October 19, 2018

Important Aspects of Stablecoins: The Difference Between Pegging, Collateralization, and Redeemability

Who says you can’t have a stablecoin backed by Ether and pegged to the Japanese Yen? Cointelegraph.com News

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Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless Transactions

South Africa is the most cryptocurrency-friendly country in Africa, according to the 2018 World Payments Report by French banking group BNB Paribas and IT company Capgemini. Compared to other major economies on the continent, South Africa has allowed digital currency-based payments, trades and investments to flourish almost unhindered. Also read: African Cryptocurrency Exchanges Forced to Step-Up Security   As Digital Payments Rise, ...

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Bermuda Government Approves First ICO Under New Regulatory Regime

The Bermudian government has licensed the first ICO in the country under a new regulatory regime introduced by the premier in July Cointelegraph.com News

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Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers

The escalating U.S. – China trade war threatens to have an adverse impact on the operations of Chinese mining equipment manufacturers, with imports of mining hardware now facing stateside tariffs of more than 25 percent. Also Read: Former CFTC Chair Advocates ‘Tech Neutral’ Cryptocurrency Regulations  Harsh Hardware Duties In June, the Office of the United States Trade Representative reclassified Bitmain’s ...

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Amid complaints of a rigged system, one woman's effort to end gerrymandering

The post that changed Katie Fahey’s life came to her a couple of days after the 2016 presidential election.  Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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Bitcoin Hedge Fund and CEO Slapped With $2.5 Million Penalty for Ponzi Scheme

A New York federal court has ordered a trading firm and its CEO to pay over $ 2.5 million in penalties for operating a fraudulent BTC Ponzi scheme Cointelegraph.com News

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A Look at the Gateway.cash BCH Payment Button for Websites

On Oct. 18, Bitcoin Cash proponents were introduced to a new do-it-yourself BCH payment processor called Gateway.cash. The software allows anyone with a bitcoin cash address to accept payments and donations in BCH by creating an embeddable payment button for any website. Also read: Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’ Testing Gateway.cash: Another Free Bitcoin Cash Payment ...

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Ex-USA Gymnastics boss Steve Penny approached FBI agent about Olympic security job

Steve Penny, who was arrested Wednesday, suggested top Indianapolis FBI agent might want to be security head for U.S. Olympic Commitee.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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