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Youtube Cancels Crypto Christmas with Content Crackdown

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It appears Youtube has joined the ranks of Facebook, Google, and Twitter with unnecessary censorship of crypto-related content. Over the past few days, several cryptocurrency Youtube channels have had a barrage of strange policies applied to them, with some losing subscribers, having videos deleted or given warnings and temporary bans. The reason for the crackdown is immediately apparent but seems…

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“A Demand we Have to Respond to” – ECB’s Lagarde on Stablecoins

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The President of The European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, has issued a clear statement regarding the organization’s feelings toward cryptocurrencies and stablecoins in particular. The European Central Bank governs and manages the financial and economic interests of the nineteen European Union (EU) countries that have adopted the ‘Euro’ currency. In a recent press conference regarding monetary policy, the ECB’s…

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Ex-Blockchain lead at Cinnober joins Norway’s Arcane Crypto fund

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Eric Wall used to be the blockchain lead at Cinnober until the company got acquired by NASDAQ, where it aimed to advance and accelerate the company’s strategic direction as a technology and analytics provider.  Since then Wall left the exchange business to join the Oslo-based Arcane Crypto. But this isn’t just any crypto fund. Wall decided to join an investment…

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The Bitcoin (BTC) Manipulation Debate Continues, Researchers Debunk Tether Whale Theory

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The tiresome Tether (USDT) manipulation theory continues, following fresh accusations earlier this month that the 2017 bull run was caused by a single ‘whale’. In cryptocurrency terms, a ‘whale’ is a single individual (or group) who holds such a large amount of cryptocurrency that they could potentially manipulate the market by selling or moving their assets. Since the epic bull…

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McAfee Speaks at Barcelona Blockchain Week, Compares Crypto to Prohibition and Calls Taxes Robbery

John McAfee recently spoke at the Barcelona Blockchain Week conference in Barcelona, Spain, where he compared attempts to restrict cryptocurrency use to prohibition-era attempts to curb alcohol use. With his signature rebellious enthusiasm and anti-authority rhetoric, McAfee began his speech by suggesting that any government employees should go “take a stiff drink or go play pool” because they won’t like…

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China Gets Serious About Blockchain, Boosting Crypto Markets

Crypto markets are up this week following an announcement last Friday from Chinese president Xi Jinping calling for further investment into blockchain technology. Bitcoin (BTC) shot up by over 30 percent from $7,470 to a high of around $10,400 in the space of 24 hours late last Friday night. It has since settled to more modest levels around $9,200 but…

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Crypto Marketplace Paxful Hits 3 Million Wallet Milestone, Defies Bear Market

Despite an ongoing bear market that has seen the price of Bitcoin (BTC) hit its lowest level in over five months, wallet creation appears to continue unabated. Popular crypto marketplace Paxful now has over 3 million wallets created on its platform, with about 25% of those (approx. 800,000) added in the past 12 months. Paxful works as a peer-to-peer crypto…

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Popular EOS and Ethereum (ETH) Games are Making the Switch to Tron (TRX)

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After a highly successful year in 2018, The Tron Foundation and it’s blockchain network continue to grow and evolve, with the almost daily announcement of new developments to its platform. The company, which accelerated its plans to “decentralize the web” with the acquisition of the gigantic Internet streaming service BitTorrent last year, is now becoming increasingly popular as the platform…

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Tor Privacy Browser Implicated in Latest Bitcoin Scam

Tor, the popular privacy-focused Internet browser with built-in VPN, has apparently been compromised according to a report from researchers at the Slovakian security company ESET. ESET is a multi-award-winning internet security company that competes with the likes of Symantec, McAfee and Trend Micro. Its research in regards to cybersecurity is considered to be some of the best in the world.…

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