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  • Bitcoin News Summary – August 19, 2019Bitcoin News Summary – August 19, 2019
    The post Bitcoin News Summary – August 19, 2019 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.  New Zealand’s tax agency, the Inland Revenue Department, released a groundbreaking ruling, stating that salaries and wages may be legally paid in cryptocurrency. Income tax… Read more »
  • Bitcoin News Summary – August 12, 2019Bitcoin News Summary – August 12, 2019
    The post Bitcoin News Summary – August 12, 2019 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.  Binance clients take note; it appears that KYC data from around 10,000 users have been stolen from the exchange and leaked online. The hacker was… Read more »
  • Bitcoin News Summary – August 5, 2019Bitcoin News Summary – August 5, 2019
    The post Bitcoin News Summary – August 5, 2019 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.  America’s Internal Revenue Service published on its official site regarding the 10,000 notices it sent out to crypto exchange users. The names of these taxpayers… Read more »
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  • Hong Kong Protests Continue Fueling Money Flight, Will it Affect Bitcoin?Hong Kong Protests Continue Fueling Money Flight, Will it Affect Bitcoin?
    Anti-government demonstrations entered their eleventh week with a defiant march in Hong Kong’s Central district on Sunday. The threat of violence and civil unrest has led to increasing uncertainty over the city’s future. And anxious residents are responding by moving money out of Hong Kong, a move that could increase… Read more »
  • EU Antitrust Regulators Scrutinise Facebook’s “Cryptocurrency” Project
    Facebook’s Libra project has been questioned by European Union anti-trust regulators. They are concerned about the project, popularly referred to as a cryptocurrency, restricting competition. Libra has been subject to immense scrutiny already from global policy and law makers. In fact, the company recently admitted that the regulatory pressure might… Read more »
  • Why Winklevoss Twins Say Trust In Libra Cryptocurrency, Not FacebookWhy Winklevoss Twins Say Trust In Libra Cryptocurrency, Not Facebook
    It’s been over a month since Head of Calibra, David Marcus faced a grilling at the hands of the Senate Committee. And considering Facebook’s track record on misuse of personal data, many predicted that Marcus would be walking into an inquisition. But despite that, there’s no denying that Libra jolted… Read more »
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  • INX Plans to Raise $130 Million USD From Milestone IPOINX Plans to Raise $130 Million USD From Milestone IPO
    INX ltd, a crypto exchange startup, has announced plans to raise up to $130 million USD through an Initial Public Offering (IPO). INX has developed a regulated platform for cryptocurrency trading and an alternative trading system for security tokens, which it hopes will become a one-stop-shop crypto services platform. The move… Read more »
  • Crypto Adoption has Yet to Hit the Masses: Vitalik Buterin Explains WhyCrypto Adoption has Yet to Hit the Masses: Vitalik Buterin Explains Why
    The cryptocurrency industry may be popular, but that doesn’t mean it has seen mass adoption. Even Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum, agrees. Speaking to The Toronto Star recently, the 25-year old multimillionaire provided reasons why he thinks crypto adoption has yet to catch on. Crypto Adoption: Why Hasn’t It… Read more »
  • Bitcoin Continues to Face Hurdles at Higher Level, Altcoins FollowBitcoin Continues to Face Hurdles at Higher Level, Altcoins Follow
    Bitcoin enjoyed one of the strongest runs since the latter part of 2017 during the first half of this year. During those first six months, the cryptocurrency gained in each of the six months of the year, but the momentum came to an end in July, and the indecisive performance… Read more »
  • Deloitte Launches Demonstrational “Blockchain in a Box” PlatformDeloitte Launches Demonstrational “Blockchain in a Box” Platform
    Multinational consultancy firm Deloitte has announced the release of its “Blockchain in a Box” platform that hosts demonstrations and experiments of distributed ledger technology in business applications. Blockchain in a Box Platform According to the company’s press release on August 9, the development of the “Blockchain in a Box” BIAB… Read more »
  • Ripple Partnership: Santander Group Expands the Usage of One Pay FXRipple Partnership: Santander Group Expands the Usage of One Pay FX
    Over the course of the past couple of years, Ripple has forged a range of partnerships with major banks and financial institutions with one single aim. The main aim of forging these partnerships has been to make the cryptocurrency XRP the digital asset of choice for some of the leading… Read more »
  • Secondary Market for Telegram Tokens Sees 400% Return for InvestorsSecondary Market for Telegram Tokens Sees 400% Return for Investors
    Telegram’s eagerly awaited blockchain, Telegram Open Network (TON), is set to be launched on October 31. However, the yet-to-be issued tokens are already trading on an unauthorized secondary market. Purchase Agreement Does Not Allow For Resale Investors are already seeing returns as high as 400% on Telegram tokens, known as… Read more »
  • Binance Launching Venus Blockchain Project: Challenging Facebook’s Libra?Binance Launching Venus Blockchain Project: Challenging Facebook’s Libra?
    One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world is taking on social media behemoth Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). Well, sort of. On Monday, August 19, Binance announced it will be launching the Venus blockchain project. Here’s what we know and why Binance is challenging Mark Zuckerberg’s billion-dollar company by doing so.… Read more »
  • Bitcoin Soars As Bakkt is All Set to Launch Bitcoin Futures in SeptemberBitcoin Soars As Bakkt is All Set to Launch Bitcoin Futures in September
    Since the infamous day of 2017, when Bitcoin went on its incredible run, there has been talk of the introduction of a financial exchange backed by the world’s biggest cryptocurrency. One of the instruments that have been spoken about by crypto experts for many years are crypto futures from Bakkt,… Read more »
  • Japan’s Rakuten Introduces New Crypto ExchangeJapan’s Rakuten Introduces New Crypto Exchange
    The cryptocurrency industry has grown at a breakneck pace over the past two years or so, largely due to the growth of Bitcoin and other tokens. Due to such growth, many companies have been established that provide highly specialized services related to crypto wallets as well as exchanges. Wallets help… Read more »
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