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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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Bitcoin Trading Reaches All Time High in Venezuela Amidst Ongoing Economic Collapse

Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes in Venezuela have reached a new all-time high amidst massive hyperinflation and an ongoing presidential crisis, tech news outlet TrustNodes reports Feb. 6.Bitcoin weekly trading volumes reached above 2,000 BTC (about $6.8 million) on peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange LocalBitcoins during the week ending Feb. 2.Venezuela LocalBitcoins Weekly

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Who Scales It Best? Inside Blockchains’ Ongoing Transactions-Per-Second Race

Open-source project Qtum representatives claim that their enterprise blockchain dubbed ‘QtumX’ can accommodate “more than 10,000” transactions per second (TPS), according to a press release recently shared with Cointelegraph.With yet another player being added to the scalability race, it makes sense to look back and see how the main blockchains

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Maduro Raises Petro’s Value By 150 Percent Amid Ongoing Inflation

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has raised the reference value of the national cryptocurrency, Petro, against the background of the country’s ongoing hyperinflation, the president’s official Twitter tweeted Nov. 30.According to major Latin American television channel TeleSur, Maduro first announced the new Petro rate on Thursday. Nov. 29. The value of

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XRP To Be The Official 2020 Olympics Crypto Should Ongoing Petition Go Through

An ongoing petition by Ripple supporters that aim to make XRP the official cryptocurrency of the 2020 Winter Olympics is close to 10,000 signatures. The lead petitioner, Ken Takahashi argues, “While this global event presents great cultural and economic opportunities, hosting countries also face many challenges concerning infrastructure, transportation

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China Casts A Wider Net In The Ongoing Crackdown On Crypto-Related Content

China is getting more aggressive in the campaign against cryptocurrency. In the latest development, Baidu (NASDAQ:BDU) has banned cryptocurrency-related activities from its platform. Baidu is the leading internet services provider in China as well as the country’s largest search engine. The news comes in the wake of recent reports

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