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Digital Currency Group Launch Metaverse Ventures; to Fund Development on Decentraland

by Rahul Nambiampurath at Altcoins, Business, Finance, News

The Digital Currency Group (DCG), a coalition of blockchain venture capitalists, has announced the launch of a new fund called Metaverse Ventures. In a blog post published December 6, 2018, the group explained that the fund will be a “wholly owned subsidiary of DCG that will invest exclusively in companies building products and services for Decentraland.” For the uninitiated, Decentraland…

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Swiss Post and Swisscom to Develop Hyperledger-based Blockchain Platform

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Swiss Post and Swisscom to Develop Hyperledger-based Blockchain Platform

According to a joint press release published by Swisscom and Swiss Post, on December 6, 2018, the two state-owned entities have come together to form a “simple, secure, and sustainable” platform for blockchain applications in Switzerland. Private Blockchain-based Project While the Swiss Post is Switzerland’s national postal service, Swisscom is one of the country’s largest state-owned telecom service providers. The…

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Should You Run a Masternode? An Analysis of the Pros and Cons of Staking Coins

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Should You Run a Masternode? An Analysis of the Pros and Cons of Staking Coins

If you are an avid participator in social media discourse in the crypto sphere, it is likely you have encountered the #masternodemebro hashtag on Twitter. The hashtag began gaining traction since July and had brought attention to masternodes and the role they play in the cryptocurrency space. In this guide, you will discover what masternodes are, how they work, and…

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Former Congressman Ron Paul Accuses U.S. Fed of Manipulation; Urges Cryptocurrency Detaxation

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Former Congressman Ron Paul Accuses U.S. Fed of Manipulation; Urges Cryptocurrency Detaxation

Former presidential candidate Ron Paul published an article titled “Trump Is Right, the Fed Is Crazy” in November 2018, pointing out for the immediate detaxation of cryptocurrencies and precious metals in the United States. Abusing Power to Manipulate Finance According to Paul, the U.S. Federal Reserve is abusing its position to manipulate interest rates and the stability of the dollar….

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Bitcoin Options Purchased For $1 Million Will Soon Become Obsolete

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Bitcoin Options Purchased For $1 Million Will Soon Become Obsolete

Last year in December 2017, just a few days after Bitcoin hit its peak, Ari Paul, a cryptocurrency fund manager at BlockTower Capital purchased Bitcoin Options with a strike price of $50,000 for almost $1 million on the Ledger X’s Trading platform. According to Crain’s Chicago Business’ article published on December 6, 2018, Bitcoin needs to increase its value by…

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Congress Members Introduce Bills to Prevent Virtual Currency Price Manipulation

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Congress Members Introduce Bills to Prevent Virtual Currency Price Manipulation

On December 6, 2018, Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL-09) and Ted Budd (R-NC-13), presented legislation fillings designed to avoid the price manipulation of virtual currency and to keep the U.S. leading the cryptocurrency industry.   Safeguarding Consumers and Stimulating Innovation The pair of Congressmen presented two new pieces of legislation which propose a set of measures to prevent the price of virtual currencies…

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0x Launches Instant, a One-Click Solution to buy ERC Tokens from dApps

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0x Launches Instant, a One-Click Solution to buy ERC Tokens from dApps

The 0x blockchain project has launched Instant, a modular software library that allows users to buy digital tokens from within a decentralized application (dApp) or website. In a blog post published December 6, 2018, the project’s marketing lead Matt Taylor explained that the service will present users with only the best prices for each token, streamlining the user experience. A…

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Binance Launches Subsidiary Account for Institutional Investors

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Binance Launches Subsidiary Account for Institutional Investors

On December 6, 2018, cryptocurrency exchange heavyweight Binance announced the launch of its sub-account support, exclusively for institutional traders. Binance revealed that multiple requests put forward by Binance users prompted the exchange to introduce the feature. A Look into the New Feature According to the official Binance blog, the upgrade will enable several entities to set up multiple sub-accounts under…

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Neufund Partners with Ledger to Launch Blockchain-Based Platform for Managing Security Tokens

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Neufund Partners with Ledger to Launch Blockchain-Based Platform for Managing Security Tokens

Neufund, a platform that claims to enhance real-world assets with legally enforceable security tokens, has joined forces with Ledger, a France-based global manufacturer of hardware cryptocurrency wallets, to launch a highly secure blockchain platform to enable users to manage their real-world security tokens, according to a press release on December 6, 2018. A Robust Framework for Security Tokens As stated…

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SEC Slaps $50,000 Fine on Delaware-Based Crypto Investment Fund

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SEC Slaps $50,000 Fine on Delaware-Based Crypto Investment Fund

On December 7, 2018, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a cease and desist order and a penalty of $50,000 against Delaware-based crypto assets fund firm CoinAlpha Advisors LLC. SEC Hits Crypto Fund for Violating Securities Law   According to the filing published on the commission’s website, the SEC charged CoinAlpha Advisors LLC for acting as an…

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