Vitalik Opposes Fork to Disable Ethereum ASICs

Vitalik Buterin is coming out against a proposal that would find the blockchain he created changing its software to limit the performance of mining hardware designed to yield a greater

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Above $7K: Bitcoin Eyes Gains After Death Cross Fails

Despite having witnessed a so-called “death cross” over the weekend, bitcoin (BTC) is now eyeing gains above the $7,000 mark. The much-feared technical indicator (bearish crossover between the 50-day moving

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Bitcoin Is Close to Cutting Fees with Better Coin Selection

One of the technical mechanisms that has helped earn bitcoin comparisons to cash is on the verge of a major update. Called “coin selection,” the term refers to the algorithm

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BM Is Finally Getting Serious About Cryptocurrency

It wasn’t long ago that your average enterprise wouldn’t even mention bitcoin, ethereum, or any number of cryptocurrencies in public. Instead of using the cryptographically secure tokens to streamline workflows

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Yahoo Japan to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange in 2018, Says Report

Yahoo Japan is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency exchange, a report indicates. According to Nikkei Asian Review, the Japanese internet firm will take a 40 percent stake in BitARG

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From ICON to EOS: These Coins Are Leading the Crypto Market Rebound

The cryptocurrency markets regained some poise in the week ending March 23, with several individual tokens making more notable gains. Overall, the total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies clocked a

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A Non-Anonymous Stablecoin? Saga Launches With Big-Shot Advisor Team

The Swiss non-profit Saga Foundation announced on Thursday that it is developing a new non-anonymous stablecoin with the help of some bigwig advisors. Namely, the advisory council includes JPMorgan Chase

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Carney On Eve of G20: Cryptos Don’t Pose Risks to Financial Stability

An international group of central bank regulators and government ministers said Sunday that cryptocurrencies don’t pose a risk to global financial stability, comments that come on the eve of talks

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ICOs Iced: A 12-Month Freeze on US Token Trading May Just Be Beginning

“The market is being chilled.” Issued by Mike Lempres, chief legal and risk officer at Coinbase, the statement captures the mood of the moment for crypto innovators in the U.S. as

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Why Banks Are Finally Talking Crypto In Filings

“We don’t have them on the ropes yet but we definitely have them scared.” That was the assessment of CoinDesk reader FireFox Bancroft, commenting on our story last month about Bank of America’s mention of

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