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LocalCoinSwap: The Most Inclusive And Democratic Cryptocurrency Exchange To Date?

<b>The LCS Cryptoshare crowdsale, in which 100% of profits are distributed to token holders, offers unprecedented levels of transparency and</b> …

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Crypterio is the WordPress Theme to Power Your Cryptocurrency Website Sponsored

Cryptocurrency has grown by leaps and bounds over the past few years, which has led to a burgeoning industry that has popped up around it. With that …

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One in five financial institutions consider cryptocurrency trading, survey says

LONDON (Reuters) - One in five financial institutions is considering trading cryptocurrencies within the next 12 months, a survey published by Thomson Reuters on Tuesday found.<p>Among those respondents who said they were willing to trade cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, the best known of the digital …

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Crypto’s April Rally Climbs to Almost 75%

The world’s biggest cryptocurrencies rose again on Tuesday, extending their April rally deep into its fourth week and taking this month’s increase to …

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Cboe Exchange Wants to Lower Its Bitcoin Futures Prices

The Cboe wants to change the way it prices bitcoin futures contracts, a move that comes just months after the exchange operator first debuted its …

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Let’s destroy Bitcoin - MIT Technology Review

In 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto served the world an entirely new kind of currency. It was one that people could move over the internet instantaneously and …

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One in five big financial institutions are getting ready to trade crypto

The burgeoning world of crypto trading mainly exists on the margins of the established financial industry, but that could be changing: Around one in five institutional financial firms have plans to start buying and selling digital tokens within the next 12 months, according to a survey by Thomson …

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Inside Marshall Islands’ plans to launch its own legal tender cryptocurrency

You would be forgiven for letting the Marshall Islands slip your mind. The tiny nation of around 53,000 people sits in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, cast away from Silicon Valley or Switzerland’s Zug Valley, but it’s quietly plotting a project that could have a major impact on how cryptocurrency …

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Cryptocurrencies Soared This Weekend -- Here's Why

Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash were among the biggest winners.<p>It's been a strong few days in the cryptocurrency markets, with most major cryptocurrencies …

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Quantum Blockchains Could Act Like Time Machines

Quantum blockchain systems could resist hacks by quantum computers Image: iStockphotoA newly proposed "quantum blockchain" could lead to blockchain …

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Early investor in Tesla, Skype and Hotmail says bitcoin will be bigger than all those combined

Not only does venture capitalist Tim Draper think bitcoin is here to stay, he says it could be bigger than the internet.<p>When asked during a debate …

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Former US Gov’t Regulator Considers ETH, XRP Likely ‘Noncompliant Securities’

Former Goldman Sachs partner and government regulator Gary Gensler believes that altcoins Ethereum (ETH) and Ripple (XRP) should likely be considered …

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PayPal’s Ever Increasing Fees Will Push Users to Cryptocurrency

PayPal was an innovator in digital payment services but as they introduce a new, costlier fee structure more people may find using Bitcoin and …

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Bitcoin Cash has risen 80% over the last week

LONDON — Cryptocurrency Bitcoin Cash has been rallying strongly over the last week and is up another 17% on Monday.<p>Bitcoin Cash, which was spun-off from bitcoin last August, has risen over 80% against the dollar over the last seven days and it up 17% at 11.43 a.m. GMT (6.43 a.m. ET):<p>The rally …

India’s central bank has been taken to court over its cryptocurrency crackdown

India’s complicated relationship with virtual currencies and firms dealing with them has now reached the courts.<p>On April 22, the Delhi high court issued a notice to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) after a petition challenged the banking regulator’s April 06 order barring lenders from doing business …

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How Malta Became a Hub of the Cryptocurrency World

Two of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges plan to make the tiny European nation of Malta a central hub of their operations, and analysts …

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Down Not Out: Revived Tezos Team Predicts Mega-ICO Will Launch In 2018

Don't call it a comeback.<p>Tezos, the blockchain project backed by the largest ever initial coin offering (ICO) at the time of its 2017 launch, hasn't …

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Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have to solve two and a half important problems if they are to become currencies: 1) Unstable values 2) High …

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All About Verge: The $1 Billion Cryptocurrency That's Pumping On Porn

"The future has cum."<p>Clad in balaclavas and carrying sacks of plastic coins redeemable for real cryptocurrency, porn stars stormed Wall Street last …

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Iran bans banks from trading cryptocurrencies

Iran is borrowing a page from China when it comes to regulating money: if your real-world currency is in trouble, crack down on the virtual kind. The country's central bank has banned other banks and financial institutions from buying, selling or promoting cryptocurrencies in the wake of reforms …

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Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

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Someone transferred $99 million in litecoin — and it only cost them $0.40 in fees

LONDON — A huge litecoin trade is turning heads in the cryptocurrency community.<p>$99 million-worth of litecoin was sent between two cryptocurrency wallets in a single trade on Thursday, attracting attention on Reddit. The identity of the parties involved in the transaction is not known.<p>A thread …

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The Wikileaks Shop says that Coinbase has suspended its account

The website has called for a boycott of the exchange<p>San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has reportedly closed an account opened by whistleblowing site Wikileaks for its online store, citing violations of its Terms of Service.<p>The Wikileaks Shop is the whistleblower site’s …

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Bitcoin Moves Towards $9,000 With Strong Momentum, Bull Market "Altseason Is Coming"

<i>Article by Ricardo Esteves NewsBTC, Joseph Young CCN, and CryptoClarified</i><p>Regulation, news of bans, banks fighting it, the top firms on wall street …

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Lightning Network can be a real improvement to Bitcoin – once it matures

With blockchains facing scaling issues depending on their makeup and governance, as well as their popularity, some, like Litecoin, have implemented the Lightning network as a way to address overcrowding, which leads to slow and expensive transactions.<p>Scalability has become a byword with the success …

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Ripple Surges Amid Coinbase Discussions and Bank Trials

The XRP token has jumped in value.<p>Ripple is surging. The third-largest cryptocurrency, with a market cap of $33.4 billion, jumped 17.6 percent in the …

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Crypto YouTuber hacked out of $2 million during a livestream

Another day, another heist: Ian Balina, a cryptocurrency YouTuber known for his (sponsored) ICO reviews, was apparently hacked out of $2 million during a livestream session.<p>Balina was reviewing ICOs on his channel as usual, when a viewer suddenly notified him that “someone” had moved all tokens out …

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Cryptocurrency Market Surges to $365 Billion, Start of a Bull Rally?

Throughout this week, as CCN reported, the cryptocurrency market has been eyeing a move towards the $350 billion region. Earlier today, on April 20, …

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How to Diversify Your Crypto Portfolio in 2018

<b>Written by Wayne Walker</b><p>For even the casual observer, the past few months have been a wild ride in cryptocurrencies. It appears for now, as I …

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