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DragonEx Crypto Exchange Hack Highlights the Importance of Using Reputable Platforms

The crypto industry has once again bore witness to an exchange being hacked by nefarious actors, with the latest exchange to fall victim being the Singapore-based DragonEx, which announced today that an undisclosed amount of multiple digital currencies have been stolen.The latest hack is now highlighting the importance of cryptocurrency

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SEC Chairman Highlights Investor Protection in Regard to Bitcoin ETF

United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton is still concerned about investor protection when it comes to the commission approving a Bitcoin (BTC) Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF). The SEC chairman spoke about crypto in an interview with FOX Business on March 14.In the interview, Clayton claimed to

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US SEC Highlights Dedicated ICO Guide Amid Ongoing Regulatory Debate

U.S. regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reiterated guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICOs) in a tweet Feb. 10, as efforts to formalize the sector continue.A dedicated section of the regulator’s website now lists five aspects of ICOs the SEC considers essential, as well as a separate section

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New Report Highlights Increasing Decentralization of Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin (BTC) mining has become more decentralized and continues to diversify, a new report from Canadian wealth management company Canaccord claimed on Feb. 6.Canaccord, which tracks the blockchain and digital currency sectors along with its other financial operations, highlighted the increasingly wide distribution of Bitcoin’s hash rate over the past

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DApp Survey Highlights Poor User Uptake as Major Pain Point for Developers

Decentralized data aggregator Fluence Labs highlighted user uptake as the number one problem facing decentralized app (DApp) developers in a new survey released on Jan. 29.The DApp industry, which began using the Ethereum blockchain in 2017, has since grown to number around 1,800 products, according to listing resource DappRadar.Fluence notes

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Payment Network RippleNet Exceeds 200 Customers, Garlinghouse Highlights Fiat Volatility

Crypto and blockchain company Ripple has reported today, Jan. 8, that 13 new financial institutions have signed up for the RippleNet payment network, bringing the total number of customers over 200.The new institutions range from locations including Sweden, England and Kuwait, with 40 countries in total across all customers. Ripple’s

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Jimmy Song Highlights Decentralization as Key to Success of Bitcoin Over Altcoins

Perceptions of Bitcoin (BTC) versus altcoins changed forever in 2018, as the largest cryptocurrency separated itself from the rest, Bitcoin developer Jimmy Song wrote in a blog post on Dec. 31.An ardent defender of Bitcoin’s decentralized values, Song, who is also a frequent social media commentator, argued that last year

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Crouching Eagle, Soaring Falcon–LXDX Launch Highlights Fading American Crypto Dream

Crouching Eagle, Soaring Falcon–LXDX Launch Highlights Fading American Crypto Dream December 24, 2018 by Paul de Havilland The December 21st launch of Malta’s LXDX, a crypto derivatives exchange platform, highlights continued crypto drift in the U.S. If the libertarian values that sparked the advent of the crypto era are still alive,

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Gab’s PayPal and Stripe De-Platforming Highlights a Key Use Case for Bitcoin

Gab’s PayPal and Stripe De-Platforming Highlights a Key Use Case for Bitcoin October 28, 2018 by Jon Southurst Social network Gab’s banishment yesterday from payment networks PayPal and Stripe has highlighted a key danger in trusting the mainstream digital economy — its ability to lock individuals and businesses out of the

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