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Two US Bills Focus on Cryptocurrency Market Manipulation and Improving Regulations

Two new bills focusing on cryptocurrency market manipulation aim to “position the United States to be a leader in the cryptocurrency industry,” their sponsors claimed Dec. 6. The bills, dubbed “The Virtual Currency Consumer Protection Act of 2018” and “The U.S. Virtual Currency Market and Regulatory Competitiveness Act of 2018” will go before the House of Representatives having been compiled ...

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Dash Thailand Grows Dash Adoption With Focus on Merchant Needs

Dash Thailand has set up 19 merchants and 84 user wallets during their two months of operations by focusing on creating a fun environment that focuses on the needs of consumers and merchants. Dash Thailand discussed how their overall strategy focuses on creating a diverse ecosystem and a plethora of events to attract new individuals to Dash and retain current ...

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In an Increasingly Crowded Payment Coin Field, Dash’s Singular Focus Stands Out

Dash was ranked number 1 in a new research report that detailed and scored various attributes of payment coins. The report evaluated each of 32 payment-focused cryptocurrencies by “Security, Availability, User-friendliness, Technical user aspects, Maintenance”. Points were given to coins in each section and tallied for a total at the end, of which Dash was the top ranked with 114 ...

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New Foundation to Focus on Crypto Wallet Interoperability

Today, November 26, 2018, marks the launch of the Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO) and the FIO Protocol, an interwallet protocol that seeks to make the transfer of cryptos between wallets as simple and straightforward as making transfers on PayPal. “In the crypto world payments are exponentially more complex and cumbersome,” said David Gold, CEO of Dapix, a founding member ...

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Overstock Selling Retail Business to Focus on Blockchain

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Overstock’s highly-touted tZero project has been something of a money pit for the company, costing nearly $170 million in overall development costs with no live product yet available. Medici Ventures, Overstock’s blockchain investment arm, has acquired additional subsidiaries on the order of several more millions of dollars in an effort to expand its crypto portfolio. The exploratory mission, ...

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Major South Korean Satellite Operator KT SAT to Focus on Blockchain, Other New Tech

The satellite operator owned by South Korea’s largest telecommunications company KT Corporation is exploring blockchain, local newspaper EDaily reports Friday, Nov. 23. KT SAT, which is reportedly Korea’s sole satellite communication operator with 50 years of satellite expertise, has set up a working group to address the use of major emerging technologies, including blockchain, in order to expand the existing ...

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California Cybercrime Police Focus on Cryptocurrency SIM Swapping as ‘Highest Priority’

U.S. law enforcement consider so-called “SIM swapping” one of its “highest priorities” in a bid to fight cryptocurrency fraud, security news and investigation blog KrebsonSecurity reported Nov. 7. Speaking to the publication, Samy Tarazi, a police sergeant in Santa Barbara and a supervisor of the REACT Task Force — a group dedicated to fighting cybercrime — said the number of ...

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Storiqa Announces the Launch of a Marketplace Test With Focus on APAC

Hong Kong, November 1st, 2018 – Storiqa, the blockchain based marketplace, has launched beta.storiqa.com focusing firstly on the Asia-Pacific region, and especially Singapore. It is aimed to help small and medium-sized producers step out of local markets and increase sales. Storiqa offers the first sellers 3 months of free trial period and helps them with marketing. With an unparalleled product ...

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SEC Commissioner: Bitcoin ETF Applicants Should Focus on Liquidity, Custody, Market Surveillance

Even amid bearish market conditions, the regulatory status of crypto assets remains a hot-button topic, as global governments attempt to discern how to best approach this emerging market. Leading the charge for fair regulation is arguably the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which has done its best to protect investors from unwarranted financial risk, while still treating this industry ...

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