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South Korea’s National Assembly to Engage in First Crypto Debate: Possible Outcomes

Advertisement On December 10, South Korea’s National Assembly along with several members of the Congress are set to hold the country’s first official debate around crypto involving high profile government officials. Expected Talking Points of the Debate The meeting, arranged by the local market’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges including Upbit, Bithumb, Korbit, Gopax, and Coinone, will […]

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Institute Announces Australia’s First Fully Accredited Blockchain Courses

Advertisement Australia’s first and fully accredited blockchain course is here. Developed by Australian institute Blockchain Collective and titled the ‘Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain,’ the course comes with eight modules, including six core modules and two electives, Australia’s Finder reports. The educational institute stated that the course would be delivered through registered training bodies, intensive […]

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First Look: HTC Demos Crypto Smartphone Exodus at Slush 2018

Advertisement Ten years ago, consumer electronics manufacturer HTC made history when it released the HTC Dream, the first commercial device to utilize the Android operating system. A few months later, another monumental event took place, when Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto mined the BTC Genesis Block, birthing what Phil Chen — HTC’s “chief decentralized officer” — […]

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HBUS Launches First Ever Cryptocurrency Billboard Campaign in the US

HBUS has launched a cryptocurrency-themed billboard campaign to sensitize people about the emerging virtual asset class. The company which is the exclusive U.S. partner of cryptocurrency exchange giant, Huobi, says it is the first caqmpaign of its kind in the United States. “Evolved Crypto Trading” Billboard Campaign Titled “Evolved Crypto Trading,” the billboards are located […]

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U.S Sanctions First Bitcoin Addresses

The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has taken action against two Iranian ransomware “facilitators.” The actions include publishing the perp’s cryptocurrency wallet addresses, and warning the cryptocurrency and financial communities that anyone transacting with the accused could be subject to secondary sanctions. Involvement in the SamSam Ransomware Attacks The OFAC stated that the […]

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Cryptocurrencies Rally as Bitcoin Moves Above $4,000 for First Time Since Plummeting

The cryptocurrency markets have rallied, halting their persisting downturn and possibly establishing their recent lows as a bottom. Despite this, a bottom will only be validated contingent upon whether or not the markets, and Bitcoin in particular, can sustain their current rally long-term. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading up 13% at its current […]

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Singapore’s First Legal Trial Over Bitcoin Trading Disputes Began Today

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Singapore’s first cryptocurrency trial over questionable trading practices began today as the market maker and liquidity provider B2C2 sues cryptocurrency exchange Quoine. The charge? B2C2 maintains that Quoine wrongfully reversed seven trades in April 2017 that lead to proceeds being deducted without B2C2’s authorization. In the case unraveling in the Singapore […]

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VanEck’s MVIS Debuts First Ever Bitcoin OTC Index, Binance Invests $3M in OTC Trader

Over-the-counter (OTC) trading gained visibility and prestige this week as MVIS launched the first cryptocurrency OTC index and Binance Labs made fresh investments. Circle, Genesis, And Cumberland: Bitcoin OTC Index Source In a press release November 20, German-based MVIS unveiled its latest digital asset index composed of what it calls “three of the leading providers […]