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IDC Reports 73% CAGR, Blockchain Spending to Hit Nearly $12 Billion within Five Years

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IDC Reports 73% CAGR, Blockchain Spending to Hit Nearly $12 Billion within Five Years

A new update from the comprehensive semiannual blockchain spending guide predicts blockchain spending to reach a new peak of almost $12 billion in 2022. America Dishes out the Most Spending is expected to increase with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 73.2 percent. IDC, the company behind the report, expects money spent within the blockchain sector to reach…

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Coinbase RoundUp: Token Additions, SEC Acquisition, and FINRA Probe?

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Coinbase RoundUp: Token Additions, SEC Acquisition, and FINRA Probe?

One of the first crypto unicorns in the space, Coinbase, has enjoyed the same volatility native to the sector it represents just this past week. Most notably, the firm announced the potential addition of five new cryptocurrencies, an odd (and apparently unnecessary) declaration regarding confirmation from the SEC and FINRA, and a tacit response from the Ripple community for not…

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Bitcoin Futures Average Daily Volume Grows 93 Percent In Q2

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Bitcoin Futures Average Daily Volume Grows 93 Percent In Q2

CME Group has released data indicating that the Average Daily Volume (ADV) of bitcoin futures contracts grew 93 percent in the second quarter of 2018. In a July 20,2018, tweet on its Twitter account, the derivatives trading giant also revealed that over the same period, the rate of open interest (OI) in bitcoin futures expanded by 58 percent. Much Ado About…

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Banking on Hype: Wells Fargo and Barclays Acquire Token and KYC Blockchain Patents

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Banking on Hype: Wells Fargo and Barclays Acquire Token and KYC Blockchain Patents

Two of the world’s larger banks recently acquired three distinct patents in the field of blockchain technology. Wells Fargo’s, aptly titled “Data element tokenization management,” was filed on July 17, 2018, and looks to tokenize pretty much every possible data piece possible. Barclays later filed two patents on July 19, 2018. The first looks to streamline cryptocurrency transfers between clients…

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Huobi Global Launches Blockchain Plus Initiative and Cloud Service

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Huobi Global Launches Blockchain Plus Initiative and Cloud Service

In a bid to make adoption and integration of blockchain technology a frictionless process for startups as well as corporations in the distributed ledger technology ecosystem, Huobi Global, the third largest cryptocurrency exchange by 24 hour trading volume, has announced  on July 20, 2018, preparations for the creation of the Huobi Blockchain Plus Industry Alliance and its Cloud service for…

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Bitcoin “Could replace Gold,” States Cryptocurrency Analyst

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Bitcoin “Could replace Gold,” States Cryptocurrency Analyst

After weeks and months of stagnation, bitcoin prices have finally rallied and settled over $7,000. Cryptocurrency enthusiasts are confident that the digital currency will not fall sharply and financial analysts have also opined the same. Returns over 2017 have been better than the equity and gold markets. As a result, comparisons have been made between the two assets, with some…

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Supreme Court of India Reschedules Cryptocurrency Ban Petition to September 2018

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Supreme Court of India Reschedules Cryptocurrency Ban Petition to September 2018

On July 20th, 2018, The Supreme Court of India again delayed the hearing for the fate of cryptocurrencies, on account of minimal action from SEBI regarding the petition seeking regulation of cryptocurrency in India. The new date for final arguments has been set to 11th September 2018. The latest hearing held on July 20, 2018, against the Reserve Bank of…

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Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Has One Percent of his Net Worth in Bitcoin

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Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Has One Percent of his Net Worth in Bitcoin

Marc Lasry, the billionaire co-founder of Avenue Capital Group, whose net worth is estimated to be at around $1.68 billion, has invested $16.8 million in bitcoin. Bitcoin Investments Explained When asked about his personal investment in bitcoin, Lasry explained that he entered the cryptocurrency sector a few years ago, and invested quite a lot of capital in the market. As…

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Surrey Police Seize Bitcoin Worth $1.64 Million

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Surrey Police Seize Bitcoin Worth $1.64 Million

Police authorities accidentally discovered $1.64 million worth of cryptocurrencies belonging to a local gangster in Surrey. The Surrey Police have become the first authority in the UK to seize and retain bitcoin in an investigation. Some of the proceeds from the sale of the confiscated digital currencies will be added to the budget of the police force. Surrey Police Seize…

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Ukrainian Authorities Agree to Regulate Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies as Financial Instruments

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Ukrainian Authorities Agree to Regulate Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies as Financial Instruments

In spite of the vibrant nature of the Ukrainian cryptosphere, digital currencies remain unregulated in the region. However, the situation is finally about to change for the better. The head of the National Securities and Stock Market Commission (NSSMC), Timur Khromaev, announced on Facebook on July 20, 2018, that the country’s Financial Stability Council has thrown its weight behind the…

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