Chinese Mining Giant Bitmain Is Closing Another Overseas Office

China-based cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain has decided to close yet another overseas office – this time in Amsterdam – as part of its ongoing business adjustments. In a statement shared

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Arrington XRP Leads $1 Million Funding Round

Dapp economy startup Totle has raised $1 million in a private funding round. Arrington XRP, the hedge fund launched by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, led the round along with NEO

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Bittrex Launches OTC Trading Desk With 200 Cryptocurrencies

U.S. crypto exchange Bittrex is launching an over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk. The new service, which will allow approved clients to “quickly and conveniently trade assets,” will support nearly 200 cryptocurrencies

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LedgerX Launches ‘Bitcoin Fear Index’ to Track Price Volatility

LedgerX thinks cryptocurrency traders should be able to assess bitcoin’s volatility. And, taking a leaf out of the stock market’s book, the derivatives trading platform has built an index to

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Closing on $4k: Bitcoin Price Recovers From One-Week Lows

A quick recovery from one-week lows seen today may have helped bitcoin (BTC) avert a bigger sell-off, but the bulls are not out of the woods yet. The leading cryptocurrency

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GM Patent Touts Blockchain As Data Solution for Self-Driving Cars

General Motors (GM) may be eyeing a blockchain platform to manage data from future fleets of automated cars. A patent application published Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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US Government Interested in Tracking Privacy Coins, New Document Shows

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) wants to know if it’s feasible to track transactions conducted using privacy coins. A new pre-solicitation document published by the DHS Small Business

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Bitcoin Teases Bull Move After Defense of Key Price Support

Bitcoin could be in for a recovery rally, having defended a key support level over the weekend. Looking back, the leading cryptocurrency suffered an ascending channel breakdown on Nov. 7, signaling

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Crypto Token Airdrops Are a Marketing Ploy (and That’s OK)

In February 2014, when growing interest in bitcoin spawned the first wave of “altcoins,” the tiny country of Iceland played host to a new idea for achieving mass adoption. A

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Colorado Regulators Crack Down on Four More ICOs

Colorado regulators took action against four ICOs Thursday, bringing the state’s total number of cease-and-desist orders against crypto startups to 12. The state’s “ICO Task Force” rebuked Bitcoin Investments, Ltd,

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