Daily Archives: February 13, 2019

Proposal for ETF Following Bitcoin Futures, Sovereign Debt Withdrawn by SEC Request

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has requested the withdrawal of a proposal of an ETF filed by Reality Shares ETF Trust earlier this week Cointelegraph.com News

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Chinese Miners Flock to Sichuan for Cheap Electricity During the Wet Season

Over the last two months, the hashrate between the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) networks has increased significantly since hitting a low on December 15, 2018. Numerous reports detail that many Chinese miners who control a large portion of SHA-256 hashrate have been recently setting up shop in Sichuan. During the wet season here, miners can get an ...

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In rebuke to President Trump, House approves measure to force U.S. withdrawal from Yemen

The House vote was a sharp rebuke to Saudi Arabia for its conduct in the war in Yemen and push-back against the Trump administration's ties.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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A candidate’s message for Nigerian politics: Make way for women

As she made her way along a lumpy dirt road clutching a stack of her own campaign flyers, Zainab Umar considered the odds against her. In the entire 40-year history of the local House of Assembly here, in the most populous state in Nigeria’s north, a woman has never been elected as a member. In the days before elections, for ...

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First QuadrigaCX Monitor Report $460k in BTC Inadvertently Sent to Cold Wallet

n nn nn According to the latest court documents in the ongoing QuadrigaCX case, the exchange sent roughly $ 470,000 CAD approximately $ 355, 000 USD worth of bitcoin from a hot wallet to a cold-storage wallet on February 6, 2019.Ernst &amp Youngs first report as monitor of scrutinized Canadian bitcoin exchange QuadrigaCX QCX complicates the story the exchange has ...

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California Governor Talks Blockchain and Data Privacy in State of the State Speech

In his speech “State of the State” speech, Gavin Newsom pointed out the need to develop AI, blockchain, and big data-related products in the state Cointelegraph.com News

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Court Rules Brazil’s Bitcoin Max Exchange Can Keep Bank Account

Brazilian cryptocurrency exchange Bitcoin Max has won in court the right to keep its checking account with Banco Santander. According to the presiding judge, the bank has not met its obligation to notify the crypto company of the closure in advance.    Also read: Hacked NZ Exchange Cryptopia Allowed to Reopen Closing of Account Deemed Unlawful The decision was handed ...

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Morgan Creek Bags $40M Raise, Attracts Industry First Funding From Pensions

n nn nn Even in a bear market, Morgan Creek Digital has no problem swimming upstream.The crypto asset management firm just bagged a $ 40 million dollar investment and what appears to be the first blockchain/crypto investment by a major pension fund. Two pension plans from Fairfax County, Virginia, the $ 1.43 billion Police Officers Retirement System and the $ ...

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