Cryptocurrencies

While Tether Withdraws Claim of USD Backing, Rival Stablecoins Provide Monthly Attestations

The controversy surrounding the backing of Tether’s USDT tokens has resurfaced following a recent alteration to the company’s terms of service that now state the reserves backing USDT comprise “traditional currency and cash equivalents and … other assets and receivables from loans made by Tether to third parties.” Despite tether’s dominance among stablecoins by market share and capitalization, Tether is ...

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Report: Number of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Lobbies Tripled in 2018

The number of lobbies for cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology reportedly grew almost three times in the course of the past year Cointelegraph.com News

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Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in euros or via bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, ethereum, EOS, litecoin and stellar. Also read: Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for Now Fee-Free Card Available for ...

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How to Become a Bitcoin Trader: A Beginner’s Guide

There are several ways to make money in the cryptocurrency market, and you have probably read about some of them. We have covered a few techniques on this platform too. In this post, however, I’ll explain some common trading methods you can begin using right away and give you a few tips for engaging safely in the market. You must ...

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US National Pork Board to Pilot Blockchain Tech Following New Partnership

The U.S. National Pork Board and Ripe.io will jointly develop a blockchain-based system to improve the pork industry supply chain Cointelegraph.com News

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5 Popular Crypto ATMs That You Can Purchase Today

Over the last few years, cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs) have proliferated. According to statistics, there are now over 4,400 digital currency dispensing machines worldwide with new models under development. The following ATMs can be purchased today, allowing anyone to deploy a crypto-dispensing kiosk at their local convenience store or tavern. Also read: Why Colombia Has Become a Hotspot for ...

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Blockchain Boom in Ireland, but Brexit Looms

Ireland is blockchain strong, but the looming threat of Brexit could undermine business growth in a nation defined by the boom-and-bust cycle Cointelegraph.com News

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Governments Exploit Christchurch Tragedy to Enforce Censorship and Thought Policing

No sooner had the victims of the Christchurch attack fallen than governments were clamoring to mine the tragedy for political capital. Despite the shooting having been live streamed on Facebook, antipodean officials have directed their ire against fringe websites in a desperate bid to control the narrative and criminalize curious civilians. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Privacy-Preserving Light Client ...

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