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    Fidelity Affiliate Joins $3.5 Million Investment in Bitcoin Sleuthing Firm Elementus

    Fidelity Affiliate Joins $3.5 Million Investment in Bitcoin Sleuthing Firm Elementus

    Elementus, a startup focused on spotting illicit transactions made with cryptocurrency, today announced raising $3.5 million, partly from a fund linked to Fidelity Investments.

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    Crypto exchange OKEx eyeing to launch Tether margin futures in October

    Crypto exchange OKEx eyeing to launch Tether margin futures in October

    Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has been preparing to launch Tether (USDT) margin futures next month.

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    Bakkt’s Much-Anticipated Bitcoin Futures Trading Platform Goes Live

    Bakkt’s Much-Anticipated Bitcoin Futures Trading Platform Goes Live

    Bakkt’s physically settled Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading is now live for trading on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE).

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    Ethereum’s Congestion Eases as the First 10M Block is Mined

    Ethereum’s Congestion Eases as the First 10M Block is Mined

    The ethereum network has returned to normal operations with fees back to about 5 cent following an increase in capacity to 10 million gas units.

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    Pivoting from direct token sales, Harbor partners with real estate firm to tokenize $100 million in assets

    Pivoting from direct token sales, Harbor partners with real estate firm to tokenize $100 million in assets

    Harbor, a startup that made headlines in April when its $20 million token sale fell through, is now helping other companies tokenize their securities.

    17 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    ConsenSys Announces Codefi Project to Boost DeFi Adoption

    ConsenSys Announces Codefi Project to Boost DeFi Adoption

    Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin is going all-in on decentralized finance (DeFi) applications.

    16 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Square Crypto Grants $100,000 to Open-Source Crypto Payment Processor

    Square Crypto Grants $100,000 to Open-Source Crypto Payment Processor

    Bitcoin (BTC)-supporting payments service Square Crypto is giving the first of what will be many grants to support open-source Bitcoin projects to BTCPay Foundation.

    15 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    BlockFi Drops Minimum and Fees on Interest Bearing Crypto Accounts

    BlockFi Drops Minimum and Fees on Interest Bearing Crypto Accounts

    BlockFi has done away with minimum deposits for its BlockFi Interest Account (BIA).

    14 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    ‘Never Use BitPay’ — Hong Kong Free Press Slams Bitcoin Donation Block

    ‘Never Use BitPay’ — Hong Kong Free Press Slams Bitcoin Donation Block

    Cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay faces another publicity nightmare amid claims it blocked donations to Hong Kong for several weeks.

    11 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Bakkt to Require $3.9K Down Payment on Bitcoin Futures Contracts

    Bakkt to Require $3.9K Down Payment on Bitcoin Futures Contracts

    Bakkt has officially revealed the initial deposits its customers will have to make to margin trade its bitcoin futures products.

    11 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Ripple partners with Pakistan-based Faysal Bank to facilitate cross-border payments

    Ripple partners with Pakistan-based Faysal Bank to facilitate cross-border payments

    Ripple has been ignoring all the criticism it has been targeted with by a part of the crypto-community, many of whom are worried about XRP’s price, by keeping to its business of promoting its technology along with XRP. The San Francisco-based real-time gross settlement company has managed to rope in another bank to use its digital solutions for cross-border payments.

    8 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Telegram Finally Releases Code for Its $1.7 Billion TON Blockchain

    Telegram Finally Releases Code for Its $1.7 Billion TON Blockchain

    Telegram’s blockchain project, TON, has entered the last preparation stage before going live.

    7 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Coinbase Ventures invests in Offchain Labs' Ethereum scaling solution for smart contracts

    Coinbase Ventures invests in Offchain Labs' Ethereum scaling solution for smart contracts

    Offchain Labs, an enterprise-focused startup, is launching an Alpha version of its Ethereum scaling solution Arbitrum today. It’s also announcing funding from Coinbase Ventures, the investment arm of the popular exchange. The release didn’t disclose the amount, but said the funds are designed to accelerate development and encourage more developers to jump onboard.

    6 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Crypto Custodian Copper Reveals Processing of $500 Million in 3 Months

    Crypto Custodian Copper Reveals Processing of $500 Million in 3 Months

    London-based crypto custodian services Copper on Thursday announced that it has processed $500 million worth crypto transactions on its platform since its launch in June.

    6 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Mastercard Joins Blockchain-Powered Trade Finance Consortium Marco Polo

    Mastercard Joins Blockchain-Powered Trade Finance Consortium Marco Polo

    Mastercard has joined Marco Polo, a consortium working to simplify global trade with blockchain technology.

    5 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    FanDuel to accept bitcoin deposits via BitPay

    FanDuel to accept bitcoin deposits via BitPay

    FanDuel, the sports-betting technology giant, will start supporting bitcoin deposits, according to a BitPay press release. FanDuel users can now make bitcoin deposits to their accounts via a computer or mobile device to bet on FanDuel games. This is not FanDuel's first foray into bitcoin. In 2018, the firm announced a fantasy football contest which rewarded winners with bitcoins.

    5 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Ethereum Co-Founder Anthony Di Iorio Steps Down as Decentral CEO

    Ethereum Co-Founder Anthony Di Iorio Steps Down as Decentral CEO

    Billionaire and crypto industry veteran Anthony Di Iorio, founder of the Jaxx wallet-maker Decentral, retired this week to focus on “philanthropic initiatives,” he told.

    4 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    HSBC Completes First Blockchain Letter of Credit Transaction in Yuan

    HSBC Completes First Blockchain Letter of Credit Transaction in Yuan

    Banking and financial services giant HSBC has completed the first yuan-denominated letter of credit transaction on a blockchain using the Voltron trade finance platform.

    3 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Zcash Developer Electric Coin Co. Reveals Q1 Financial Loss

    Zcash Developer Electric Coin Co. Reveals Q1 Financial Loss

    The Electric Coin Company (ECC), the for-profit company that supports the development of the zcash cryptocurrency has issued its Q3 transparency report, revealing it has so far avoided layoffs during the bear market despite financial losses.

    2 SEPTEMBER 2019

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    Cardano’s Shelley ‘successfully’ completes 1st phase of testing

    Cardano’s Shelley ‘successfully’ completes 1st phase of testing

    Cardano’s Shelley has been one of the most anticipated development projects for the virtual’s asset ecosystem. IOHK’s Charles Hoskinson has released a series of updates, with regards to the progression of the project in his recent AMA.

    1 SEPTEMBER 2019

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