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Coinbase Launches First ERC-20 Token on Platform

Leading U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has started listing 0x (ZRX) token, according to an announcement published Oct. 11. The move marks the first time Coinbase has added support for an ERC-20 token. ERC-20 tokens are tokens developed and used solely on the Ethereum (ETH) platform, where ERC stands for Ethereum Request for Comment, and 20 is the number assigned to ...

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Crypto Trading App Robinhood Launches in U.S. State #25, Ohio

Robinhood is now in Ohio bringing the number of states that the cryptocurrency and stocks trading app is currently available in to 25. In a tweeted statement, the trading startup indicated that Ohioans can now trade various cryptocurrencies commission-free on the Robinhood app. Some of the cryptocurrencies that the users of the app can trade include bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin, bitcoin ...

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SEC Expands Crackdown on ICOs, Regulatory Ambiguity Remains

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has expanded its crackdown on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), putting “hundreds” of projects at risk, according to a recent joint investigation by Yahoo Finance and Decrypt Media published, Oct. 10. The authors of the report stressed that hundreds of crypto and blockchain startups that conducted token sales have eventually found that they had ...

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Humans to Become Nearly Redundant in Crypto Trading

Call it counterintuitive, but blockchain could be considered less transparent now than the stock market. How so? Blockchains are apparently open, and anyone can see which token went where, after all. Well, yes and no. Blockchain is a forest, and a forest is the best place in the world to hide a leaf. We know (or suspect) that many tokens ...

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Cryptocurrencies Pose No Risk to Global Financial Stability: International Watchdog

A report published by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) on Wednesday, claimed that cryptocurrencies do not pose a risk to global financial stability at the present time while suggesting crypto markets need to be monitored. The report, which focuses on an assessment of the likely implications of crypto-assets for financial stability is a follow-up on an initial assessment carried out in the ...

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Fraudulent ICO Shut Down by SEC

Wow. It is a solemn day for cryptocurrencies everywhere! According to CoinMarketCap, the market is experiencing a big crash with most coins seeing double-digit losses. I wish I could be bringing a lighter tone to this grey picture, but another fraudulent ICO has been shut down by the SEC earlier today. Is such market volatility going to spell the end ...

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3 Reasons Why Tillbilly Can Boost Overall Cryptocurrency Adoption

Getting cryptocurrency into the hands of consumers and retailers is anything but straightforward. A new solution, going by the name of TillBIlly, is trying to make inroads in this department. So far, progress has been slow, despite the fact that the payment method will be introduced to some prominent locations soon. Below are some interesting aspects pertaining to this new ...

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Crypto Regulations for UK Could Take Two Years, Says Legal Expert

Jeff Kaufmann, Legal Director at British law firm Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC), said that the introduction of cryptocurrency market regulations in the U.K. could take two years, according to an RPC press release published Oct. 11. RPC is a London-based corporate and insurance law firm with offices in Bristol, Singapore, and Hong Kong, and staff amounting to 720 people, including ...

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Another Fraudulent ICO Shut Down By The SEC—Here We Go Again!

Wow. It is a solemn day for cryptocurrencies everywhere! According to CoinMarketCap, the market is experiencing a big crash with most coins seeing double-digit losses. I wish I could be bringing a lighter tone to this grey picture, but another fraudulent ICO has been shut down by the SEC earlier today. Is such market volatility going to spell the end ...

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