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Messaging Firm LINE Makes Own Token Available to Japanese Traders for First Time – CoinDesk

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The blockchain subsidiary of messaging app giant LINE has made its native token available to Japan-based traders for the first time. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and Read More

Decentralized Tech Will Be Ready for Humanity’s Next Crisis – CoinDesk

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Ben Goertzel is founder and CEO of SingularityNET, a blockchain-based AI marketplace project. The global need for scalable, usable decentralized information technologies has never been more acute than right now, mid-pandemic.    Forced digitalization is driving most of the world’s population Read More

Bittrex and Poloniex Move for Summary Judgment in Market Manipulation Case – CoinDesk

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Attorneys representing cryptocurrency exchanges Bittrex and Poloniex notified Judge Failla of the Southern District of New York Friday of their intention to move for summary judgment in a class action case that alleges they, along with Tether and Bitfinex, were Read More

Blockchain Bites: Goldman’s Hire, Ether’s Options, Bitcoin’s Patronage – CoinDesk

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The Federal Reserve is rushing ahead with its payments platform, Russia’s largest bank is going in on blockchain and so is Goldman Sachs. You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the most pivotal stories in blockchain and crypto news, and Read More

California Backs Green-Energy Pilot Using RSK’s Bitcoin Smart Contracts – CoinDesk

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The California Energy Commission, the state’s primary energy policy and planning agency, is funding an experimental market for carbon-credit trading on a public blockchain.  Under a plan announced Friday, digital tokens will be awarded to participating businesses that cut their Read More

Japan’s New FSA Chief Stands Firm on Crypto Regulation, Calls for Push on Digital Yen – CoinDesk

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The incoming chief of Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has expressed reluctance to soften rules governing cryptocurrencies. 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

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Breaks $11,800; Ether Options Market Explodes – CoinDesk

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Bitcoin continues its rebound this week after Sunday’s crash. Meanwhile, the ether options market suggests a roller coaster ride ahead for the world’s second largest cryptocurrency. It’s been a positive week for bitcoin so far. The world’s oldest cryptocurrency is Read More

Man Accused of Arranging Murder to Avoid Crypto Debt Can’t Escape Jail, Brazilian Court Rules – CoinDesk

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A Brazilian crypto businessman who allegedly arranged his former lawyer’s murder rather than pay the man a R$2.5 million ($471,965) bitcoin debt remains jailed after Brazil’s Supreme Court rejected his request for freedom. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk Read More

Man Accused of Arranging Murder to Avoid Crypto Debt Can’t Escape Jail, Brazilian Court Rules – CoinDesk

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A Brazilian crypto businessman who allegedly arranged his former lawyer’s murder rather than pay the man a R$2.5 million ($471,965) bitcoin debt remains jailed after Brazil’s Supreme Court rejected his request for freedom. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk Read More

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Trudges Past $11.7K as DeFi Lending Rates Gyrate – CoinDesk

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Bitcoin gained Wednesday while DeFi interest rate volatility is causing concern over its long-term viability. Traders are mostly buying bitcoin Wednesday, with the world’s oldest cryptocurrency going as high as $11,735 on spot exchanges such as Coinbase.  “I think we’ll Read More

Blockchain Bites: Square’s Revenue Surge, Eth 2’s Final Testnet, c-Lightning’s Latest Update – CoinDesk

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Square’s bitcoin business is booming, lawmakers are batting for crypto staking protocols and a blockchain-based voting system in Russia may have been hacked. You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the most pivotal stories in blockchain and crypto news, and Read More