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    Top Fed Official Says US Central Bank ‘Actively’ Debating Digital Dollar

    Top Fed Official Says US Central Bank ‘Actively’ Debating Digital Dollar

    A top Federal Reserve official said Wednesday that the U.S. central bank is “actively looking at and debating” issuance of a digital currency, amid growing worries among current and former regulators that the dollar might be at risk of losing its status as the world’s reserve currency.

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    Telegram Looks to Cut Deal With TON Blockchain Investors After SEC Order

    Telegram Looks to Cut Deal With TON Blockchain Investors After SEC Order

    Telegram has notified investors that the TON blockchain project will be launched later than planned, pushing the deadline from Oct. 30 to April 30, 2020.

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    RBC Analysts: Squashing Libra Could Boost China’s Digital Currency

    RBC Analysts: Squashing Libra Could Boost China’s Digital Currency

    Analysts at RBC Capital Markets have suggested that stifling Facebook’s Libra may leave the field open to China’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) to dominate in emerging economies.

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    CoinMarketCap now publishes interest rates on cryptocurrencies, allowing users to compare and choose

    CoinMarketCap now publishes interest rates on cryptocurrencies, allowing users to compare and choose

    Cryptocurrency data provider CoinMarketCap has launched a new page, where it publishes interest rates offered on several cryptocurrencies, to help users compare and choose a suitable product.

    16 OCTOBER 2019

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    Bermuda Now Accepts USDC Crypto for Taxes and Government Services

    Bermuda Now Accepts USDC Crypto for Taxes and Government Services

    Residents of Bermuda can now pay their taxes in cryptocurrency.

    16 OCTOBER 2019

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    Controversial Crypto Coin’s Rise Fueled by China Trading Ban

    Controversial Crypto Coin’s Rise Fueled by China Trading Ban

    Cryptocurrency investors better not take their eyes off China, even after regulators there started to crack down on digital assets.

    16 OCTOBER 2019

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    Foxconn Founder: Libra Can ‘Converge’ With China’s Digital Currency in Taiwan

    Foxconn Founder: Libra Can ‘Converge’ With China’s Digital Currency in Taiwan

    Terry Gou, Taiwan’s richest man and the founder of manufacturing giant Foxconn, wants the island to roll out the red carpet for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project.

    16 OCTOBER 2019

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    Thrill-Seeking Drives Investors to Trade Crypto, Study Finds

    Thrill-Seeking Drives Investors to Trade Crypto, Study Finds

    Investors who trade cryptocurrency also tend to take bigger risks in the stock market, suggesting they are seeking dopamine more than diversification, according to a recent study.

    16 OCTOBER 2019

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    David Shengart: TON and Libra are Next Big Thing
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    David Shengart: TON and Libra are Next Big Thing

    What is the current investment situation in the blockchain industry and does Wall Street really need bitcoin? David Shengart, blockchain investor and co-founder of SWIDOM business consulting agency, answered these and other questions in an interview for LetKnow.News.

    16 OCTOBER 2019

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    SEC Draws on Investor Communications to Halt Telegram Token Launch

    SEC Draws on Investor Communications to Halt Telegram Token Launch

    To justify halting the launch of Telegram’s long-awaited $1.7 billion blockchain project, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relied heavily on communications obtained from investors.

    15 OCTOBER 2019

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    CoinShares jointly rolls out a gold token ‘DGLD’, built on the bitcoin network

    CoinShares jointly rolls out a gold token ‘DGLD’, built on the bitcoin network

    Daniel Masters, chairman of CoinShares, told The Block that DGLD is built on the bitcoin network, which makes it different from all other existing gold-backed tokens in the market

    15 OCTOBER 2019

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    Libra claims 180 potential replacements for 7 mutineers

    Libra claims 180 potential replacements for 7 mutineers

    Attempting to signal its popularity despite high-profile defections from Visa, Stripe and more, the Facebook-led cryptocurrency Libra Association announced that 1,500 organizations have expressed interest in joining the Libra project — 180 of those meet eligibility requirements to become members, which could replace the seven companies that dropped out of the Association this month, including Kayak owner Bookings Holdings today.

    15 OCTOBER 2019

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    Crypto Market Hardly Needs a Bitcoin ETF at This Time, Says BKCM CEO

    Crypto Market Hardly Needs a Bitcoin ETF at This Time, Says BKCM CEO

    Founder and CEO of crypto investment firm BKCM Brian Kelly has said that Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETF) are hardly needed for the ecosystem’s development, given that the coin is already available on regulated platforms such as Fidelity and TD Ameritrade.

    14 OCTOBER 2019

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    Zcash Will Get a Gateway Into Ethereum’s DeFi Ecosystem

    Zcash Will Get a Gateway Into Ethereum’s DeFi Ecosystem

    When cryptocurrency fans gathered in Osaka, Japan, this week for the Devcon developer conference, the halls were filled with buzz about smaller projects seeking access to ethereum’s decentralized finance smorgasbord, especially loans and financial products, via interoperability.

    14 OCTOBER 2019

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    Bitcoin Will End the Reign of ‘Dictators and Toll Trolls,’ Says Tim Draper

    Bitcoin Will End the Reign of ‘Dictators and Toll Trolls,’ Says Tim Draper

    Billionaire investor Tim Draper has stated that he expects Bitcoin (BTC) — combined with other technologies — to change how governments operate worldwide.

    14 OCTOBER 2019

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    What Kills Crypto Projects: Analyzing Deadcoins

    What Kills Crypto Projects: Analyzing Deadcoins

    With Halloween approaching, it seems like an appropriate moment to take a peek into the crypto industry’s graveyard. Even in an industry as young as crypto, plenty of projects have already died, and sites like Coinopsy and DeadCoins are providing crowd-sourced autopsy reports.

    13 OCTOBER 2019

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    Expert: The weaker the country's economy, the more often Libra will be purchased there
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    Expert: The weaker the country's economy, the more often Libra will be purchased there

    Countries with weak economies will be powerless against stable coin Libra, - expressed confidence Oleg Kudrenko, VP of Engineering at Snowball in his comment for LetKnow.News.

    13 OCTOBER 2019

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    Analysts: Cryptocurrencies are growing thanks to Chinese money
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    Analysts: Cryptocurrencies are growing thanks to Chinese money

    Over the past day, the total capitalisation of digital currencies has grown by more than $8.3 billion and the main growth was shown by Bitcoin and Ethereum. The growth may be caused by Binance’s p2p platform launch, where bitcoin and ether will be traded for RMB, FxPro analysts told LetKnow.News.

    12 OCTOBER 2019

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    Ripple Invests $750,000 to Bring XRP to Crypto Wallet BRD

    Ripple Invests $750,000 to Bring XRP to Crypto Wallet BRD

    Mobile wallet provider BRD is partnering with Ripple’s Xpring to boost XRP adoption.

    12 OCTOBER 2019

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    China’s central bank hiring 6 tech experts for its upcoming digital currency

    China’s central bank hiring 6 tech experts for its upcoming digital currency

    The People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the country’s central bank, is hiring six more tech experts for its upcoming digital currency.

    11 OCTOBER 2019

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