Crypto Research Firm Adds 2 Nobel Prize Winners as Advisors

Crypto Research Firm Adds 2 Nobel Prize Winners as Advisors Blockchain research firm and accelerator Cryptic Labs has just taken on two Nobel-winning economists as advisors. Announced in a press release Monday, joining the firm’s economics advisory board are Dr. Eric S. Maskin and Sir Christopher Pissarides, who will “provide insights in incentive mechanisms, game theory and…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, IOTA: Price Analysis, September 10

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, IOTA: Price Analysis, September 10 The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The market is finding it difficult to sustain the total cryptocurrency market capitalization above the $200 billion mark. The news of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) suspending trading in the Bitcoin Tracker One and Ether…

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Despite Ban, China Keeps Trading Cryptocurrency Thanks to Tether and VPNs, Says Report

Despite Ban, China Keeps Trading Cryptocurrency Thanks to Tether and VPNs, Says Report Chinese traders are using virtual private networks (VPNs) as a major tool to circumvent the ongoing government crackdown on cryptocurrency trading, local media outlet South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported September 8. According to SCMP, referencing reports from Beijing-affiliated Shanghai Securities Times, traders have begun leveraging stablecoin Tether…

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Citigroup to Let Investors Trade Custodian-Held Cryptocurrency, Sources Claim

Citigroup to Let Investors Trade Custodian-Held Cryptocurrency, Sources Claim U.S. multinational bank Citigroup is developing a cryptocurrency product to give institutional investors access to crypto markets without owning cryptoassets directly, anonymous sources told Business Insider September 9. Citigroup, which had previously taken a centralized approach to cryptocurrency, will reportedly use a revamped version of the American Depositary Receipts (ADR) – a type of security issued…

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Winklevoss Brothers Launch Fiat-Backed Stablecoin After New York Regulator’s Green Light

Winklevoss Brothers Launch Fiat-Backed Stablecoin After New York Regulator’s Green Light Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, creators of cryptocurrency trading platform Gemini, have received permission from New York regulators to launch their own stablecoin, according to a post on Gemini’s Medium Monday, September 10. The so-called Gemini dollar now has the backing of the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). The brothers’…

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Opera Wallet Users Can Now Send CryptoKitties and Other Collectibles

Opera Wallet Users Can Now Send CryptoKitties and Other Collectibles Opera now allows users to send crypto collectibles, such as CryptoKitties, directly from its recently announced in-browser crypto wallet. Claiming the feature is a first for the industry  – although other wallets do offer collectibles support, including MetaMask – the company said in a blog post today: “We believe that…

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EOS Block Producers Move to Cut Costs for Users

EOS Block Producers Move to Cut Costs for Users The EOS blockchain project is hoping to boost the onboarding of new users by reducing the cost of opening accounts. EOS New York, one of the network’s 21 block producers (the entities elected to verify transactionson the network), announced Thursday that 15 block producers had approved a new protocol…

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China’s Supreme Court Rules That Blockchain Can Legally Authenticate Evidence

China’s Supreme Court Rules That Blockchain Can Legally Authenticate Evidence China’s Supreme Court has ruled that evidence authenticated with blockchain technology is binding in legal disputes, in an official announcement released today, September 7. The new ruling comes as part of a series of more comprehensive rules that clarify litigation procedures for internet courts across China, and comes into…

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