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This New Coding Language Could Help Unlock Bitcoin’s Smart Contract Potential – CoinDesk

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Bitcoin Core contributor Jeremy Rubin has revealed his work on a new smart-contract language for Bitcoin, which he hopes will increase the “financial self-sovereignty” of users. Rubin demoed the new language, Sapio, on Saturday at a RecklessVR meetup presentation in Read More

Gemini Boosts User Security With Hardware Security Key Support for Android and iOS – CoinDesk

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Gemini says it’s become the first cryptocurrency exchange to offer support for hardware security keys on iOS and Android mobile devices. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and Read More

Bank of England Considering a Central Bank Digital Currency, Governor Says – CoinDesk

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The U.K.’s central bank is discussing the possibility of launching a digital currency, according to its chief. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict Read More

Drop in Bitcoin ‘Whale’ Addresses Suggests Market May Be Decentralizing – CoinDesk

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The number of addresses holding a large number of bitcoins, popularly known as whales, has declined to 14-month lows. However, the drop isn’t necessarily a price-bearish development and may instead that the distribution of bitcoin ownership is shifting.  As of Read More

Telegram’s Defeat Isn’t ‘Binding’ in Kik Case, Judge Tells SEC – CoinDesk

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Kik’s proverbial day in court may last a lot longer than Telegram’s. That’s the takeaway from a federal judge’s response to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission during a hearing in its case against messaging platform Kik over the company’s Read More

The Federal Reserve’s Declining Balance Sheet Is Bearish for Bitcoin. Or Is It? – CoinDesk

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The U.S. Federal Reserve’s balance sheet is contracting, but despite popular opinion, that’s not necessarily bad news for bitcoin. The central bank’s balance sheet declined by $88 billion to $6.97 trillion (-1.5%) in the week ending July 8, having hit Read More