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Top Crypto Media Site CCN Shuts Down, Cites Google Update for Loss of Search Visibility

Top cryptocurrency media site CCN is shutting down today, June 10th, according to an announcement on their website.The post, written by Jonas Borchgrevink, director and founder of CCN Markets and Hawkfish AS, states that the reason behind the closure is a large drop off in traffic from Google searches

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Japanese Financial Services Agency Approaches Crypto ETFs With Caution, Cites Volatility

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) showed a cautious approach towards cryptocurrency-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in comments at the finance committee of the upper house of the National Diet on May 30. Cointelegraph Japan reported on the comments earlier today.Per the report, local politician Takeshi Fujimaki noted during the

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Digitex Futures Delays Launch of Zero-Fee Futures Exchange, Cites Development Hiccups

The much awaited zero-fee futures exchange, Digitex Futures has postponed its launch date. The team behind the venture, led by founder and CEO Adam Todd has regretfully announced the change in plans due to few unforeseen technical shortcomings.The announcement was accompanied by a public apology recorded in a video by

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Bittrex Responds to NYDFS Denial of BitLicense Application, Cites Factual Inaccuracies

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has responded to the New York Department of Financial Services’ (NYDFS) denial of the company's BitLicense application in a press release published on April 10.Earlier today, NYDFS denied Bittrex’s application for a BitLicense — which is required to conduct virtual currency related business in

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CBOE Will Not List Bitcoin Futures in March, Cites Need to Asses Crypto Derivatives

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) will not add a new Bitcoin (BTC) futures market in March, the firm said in a statement on March 14.Per the statement, CBOE is re-evaluating how it approaches trading digital assets. CBOE said:“CFE is not adding a Cboe Bitcoin (USD) (“XBT”) futures contract

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Ukrainian Crypto Exchange Liqui Shuts Down, Cites Lack of Liquidity

Ukraine-based crypto exchange Liqui is shutting down its services, citing a lack of liquidity, Cointelegraph Japan reports today, Jan. 28.Liqui said it decided to close all accounts and stop providing services because it currently does “not see any economic point in providing” them in a statement posted on its official

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Legendary Investor Gary Shilling Won’t Invest in Bitcoin, Cites Satoshi Nakamoto’s Anonymity as an Issue

In a recent interview with Business Insider, legendary investor and analyst, Gary Shilling, explained why he won’t be investing in Bitcoin anytime soon, calling it a “Black Box.”Shilling’s comments are the latest in a long string of negative commentary from traditional investors regarding Bitcoin’s status as both a currency and an investment,

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Tim Draper Doubles Down On $250,000 Bitcoin (BTC) Prediction, Cites Global Adoption

“All Times Are Good Times To Enter The Crypto Market” Tim Draper, a legendary venture capitalist based in Silicon Valley, has long been a believer in Bitcoin (BTC), reportedly buying boatloads of the asset (a reported 40,000 coins) in 2014. And even while BTC has exploded in value since then, undergoing

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Research Says Crypto Market on Verge of ‘Implosion,’ Cites Low Transaction Volumes

A recent study from Juniper Research states that the cryptocurrency market could “implode” and that transaction volumes are decreasing, Bloomberg reported Oct. 9.In a report dubbed “The Future of Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin & Altcoin Trends & Challenges 2018-2023” Juniper assessed the challenges of digital currencies, with a focus on technical, social

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