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LTC Founder Suggests Mining Pools Donate 1% Block Rewards To Litecoin Projects

LTC Founder Suggests Mining Pools Donate 1% Block Rewards To Litecoin Projects

Litecoin founder Charlie Lee has suggested that Litecoin mining pools and miners donate 1% of their block mining rewards to the Litecoin Foundation, Litcoin.com, The Lite School, or other Litecoin projects.

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Cardano Creator Charles Hoskinson Calls For Creation Of World Reserve Currency As U.S. Dollar ‘Recedes’

Cardano Creator Charles Hoskinson Calls For Creation Of World Reserve Currency As U.S. Dollar ‘Recedes’

The CEO of blockchain company IOHK, Charles Hoskinson has called on the international community to embrace cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to solve several problems facing humans.

24 JANUARY 2020

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5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments in 5 years

5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments in 5 years

By 2025, half of smartphone owners who do not have a bank account will use a mobile-accessible cryptocurrency account for their day-to-day financial transactions.

24 JANUARY 2020

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Ethereum Classic Labs (ETC Labs) Supports UNICEF Innovation Fund with $1 Million

Ethereum Classic Labs (ETC Labs) Supports UNICEF Innovation Fund with $1 Million

Ethereum Classic Labs (ETC Labs), an incubator that claims to be focused on accelerating innovative projects powered by the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain network, has announced a $1 million donation to the UNICEF Innovation Fund. The money will enable Unicef Innovation to develop highly functional distributed ledger technology (DLT) solutions to support its humanitarian activities, reports Tokenpost on January 20, 2020.

23 JANUARY 2020

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Hong Kong and Thailand Pilot DLT-Based Project for Cross-Border Payments

Hong Kong and Thailand Pilot DLT-Based Project for Cross-Border Payments

Hong Kong and Thailand’s central banks have stepped closer to implementing a joint central bank digital currency (CBDC) for cross-border payments.

23 JANUARY 2020

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Bakkt's consumer app is coming in 2020, and it'll look more like PayPal than Coinbase

Bakkt's consumer app is coming in 2020, and it'll look more like PayPal than Coinbase

Bakkt president Adam White shared some details about one of the major developments underway at the Intercontinental Exchange-backed venture while speaking at Davos.

23 JANUARY 2020

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Turkish City Developing Crypto and Blockchain Solutions for Public Services

Turkish City Developing Crypto and Blockchain Solutions for Public Services

Konya, the city of the world-famous poet Rumi, might not come to mind when talking about technology, especially blockchain and cryptocurrencies. As one of the major cultural centers of Turkey, Konya is known for its rich history, gorgeous mosques, and historical sites.

21 JANUARY 2020

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Bitcoin will be priced a lot higher by 2020-end: BlockFi’s Zac Prince

Bitcoin will be priced a lot higher by 2020-end: BlockFi’s Zac Prince

Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, has a crucial 2020 to look forward to, with one of the most important events lined up for May – block reward halving.

21 JANUARY 2020

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ETC Can Be Merged Into an Ethereum 2.0 Shard Says Vitalik Buterin

ETC Can Be Merged Into an Ethereum 2.0 Shard Says Vitalik Buterin

ETC briefly made it to the top ten coins recently, turning the leaderboard into three bitcoins and two eths for a few hours.

20 JANUARY 2020

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22,000 Validators Now Rolling on the Ethereum 2.0 Client Testnet

22,000 Validators Now Rolling on the Ethereum 2.0 Client Testnet

Ethereum 2.0 single client testnets have been running for weeks with restarts and the like, but now they seem to have reached a more stable stage.

20 JANUARY 2020

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Oklahoma lawmaker proposes state-chartered crypto depository

Oklahoma lawmaker proposes state-chartered crypto depository

A lawmaker in the U.S. state of Oklahoma has proposed creating a state-chartered financial institution that, if approved, would serve as "the central depository for virtual currency used by governmental agencies in this state."

18 JANUARY 2020

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Confirmed: Craig Wright doesn’t have keys to $8 billion of Bitcoin

Confirmed: Craig Wright doesn’t have keys to $8 billion of Bitcoin

Craig Wright’s lawyer confirmed to Decrypt today that Wright does not possess—nor even claim to possess—the private keys that can be used to spend $8 billion of Bitcoin that Satoshi Nakamoto mined in Bitcoin’s early days.

18 JANUARY 2020

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The top 6 reasons to start tracking your crypto

The top 6 reasons to start tracking your crypto

There is an abundance of new and existing crypto tokens, coins crypto wallets, service providers and decentralized financial instruments powered by blockchain.

18 JANUARY 2020

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36% Of U.S Smes Now Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

36% Of U.S Smes Now Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

About one-third of US-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) accept cryptocurrency as a payment for their goods and services, according to a survey commissioned by American insurer Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a subsidiary of German Munich Re.

17 JANUARY 2020

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Team Behind Foin Token Scheme Explains Catastrophic Price Drop

Team Behind Foin Token Scheme Explains Catastrophic Price Drop

The Foin project — which is behind the eponymous token that sunk following its supposed unlocking period at the beginning of January — has released an official explanation of the token’s tanking after the purported price pump.

16 JANUARY 2020

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Texas Securities Board Added Cryptocurrencies to List of Top Threats to Investors

Texas Securities Board Added Cryptocurrencies to List of Top Threats to Investors

Texas regulators have included cryptocurrencies in their list of top threats to investors, according to the latest Texas Investor Guide.

15 JANUARY 2020

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The FBI Is Now Reaching Out to QuadrigaCX Victims

The FBI Is Now Reaching Out to QuadrigaCX Victims

The FBI is emailing QuadrigaCX victims, confirming the federal agency is investigating the circumstances around the Canadian crypto exchange's collapse.

15 JANUARY 2020

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Bitcoin-Like Digital Asset Ranks Fourth Among Chinese Investor’s Favorite Investment Products

Bitcoin-Like Digital Asset Ranks Fourth Among Chinese Investor’s Favorite Investment Products

Digital asset represented by Bitcoin has ranked fourth on the popularity list for Chinese investors, according to a recent report by Duxiaoman Financial, China’s search giant Baidu’s fintech arm that provides short-term loans and investment services.

14 JANUARY 2020

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Telegram Will Release Bank Records to SEC in Ongoing Gram ICO Case

Telegram Will Release Bank Records to SEC in Ongoing Gram ICO Case

Telegram will release bank records that the United States Securities Exchange Commission believes will prove misconduct in the latter’s $1.7 billion offering of Gram tokens.

14 JANUARY 2020

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BitPay Integration Lets Users Buy Gold With Cryptocurrency

BitPay Integration Lets Users Buy Gold With Cryptocurrency

OneGold, an online marketplace for buying, selling and redeeming precious metals, announced a partnership with BitPay on Jan. 13 that will allow crypto users to purchase gold and other valuable metals on Android and iOS devices.

14 JANUARY 2020

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