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Digital Gold Exchange Enters Cryptocurrency Market with a Strong Focus on Ecosystem

This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Digital Gold Exchange (DGE), a blockchain-based, online/offline electronic gold exchange based in South Korea, listed its cryptocurrency, TMTG (The Midas Gold Touch), on the IDCM Exchange in Hong Kong on Aug 2. As of ...

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China’s IT Ministry Makes Blockchain, Data Security Focus of One of Its Key Labs for 2018

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has included a blockchain-dedicated laboratory on the list of its key labs for 2018, published August 13. According to the ministry’s post, the lab will be dedicated to harnessing blockchain for the data security industry and IT, and will be overseen by the National Industrial Information Security Development Research Center. Earlier this ...

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Investors ‘Overreacting’ to ETF Delay, Should Focus on Bullish News

Pantera Capital CEO Dan Morehead claimed that crypto markets are reflecting some overreaction from investors recently, in comments to CNBC August 8. Speaking in an interview on CNBC’s “Fast Money,” Morehead suggested that investors have exaggerated the importance of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). recent delay on their decision regarding a Bitcoin (BTC) Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF). As per ...

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Japan to Focus Cryptocurrency Regulation on Speculative Investments

The Financial Services Agency, the government agency that oversees banking, securities, and exchange services in Japan, plans to set up stricter requirements on cryptocurrencies and its use for speculative purposes. Japan Regulator May Impose Cap on Cryptocurrency Trading Leverage Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have mainly become tools for speculative investment in recent months. Recently, a DEA agent explained that around 90% ...

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Congress Should Make Cryptocurrencies a Key Focus: U.S. Rep

At a Congressional hearing earlier this year, a key member affirmed his intention “to not sit by idly” while the cryptocurrency investors remain unprotected. That congressman, Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI), has once again called Congress for oversight of what he believes is a “muddled and fairly opaque” cryptocurrency market. A contender to lead the House Financial Services Committee, Huizenga promised ...

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Financial Stability Is the Focus of New FSB Monitoring Framework

Cryptocurrencies are getting more attention every day, it seems, as the Financial Stability Board (FSB) announced on Monday that it had put together a standardized framework with which to monitor cryptocurrency assets. This body was called upon by the G20 Ministers of Finance and the Central Bank Governors to report by the end of July on the work of standard-setting ...

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Donald Trump’s US Government to Focus More On Crypto-Related Fraud

A new task force created by Donald Trump seeks to further investigate “cyber fraud” and “digital currency fraud,” as per an executive order from the U.S. President and his administration. Trump Looking at Crypto The announcement, made today, looks to place digital currencies amongst more traditional crimes like money laundering and fraudulent investment schemes targeting the elderly as a focus ...

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New Hedge Fund to Focus Specifically on Cryptocurrencies, Creates Opportunity for Enhanced Stability

Andreessen Horowitz, a top venture capital firm, is “investing aggressively” in cryptocurrencies and has already raised $300 million USD for the fund. The firm plans to invest in early stage cryptocurrencies and tokens along with later stage networks like Bitcoin and Ethereum and plan to hold the investments for up to 10 years. Chris Dixon, a general partner at the ...

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IoT Chain (ITC) Team Will Attend the Plug and Play (PNP) Supply Chain & Logistics Focus Week

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