1. As part of its 12 Days of Consecutive Announcement, major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched a new feature that allows investors to convert their cryptocurrencies into other digital assets, according to a company announcement on December 17, 2018. Called the “Convert,” the exchange claims the new feature is way cheaper than selling and buying a different … Continued

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  2. Arthur Hayes, the CEO and co-founder of BitMEX, an exchange which has done almost $1 trillion in volume over the past year, spoke on the most recent episode of Laura Shin’s Unchained podcast from the CME Global Leadership Conference in Naples, Florida. Shin asked her guests what they thought the future of blockchain technology would … Continued

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  3. OKEx is currently the largest exchange by trading volume. It’s also the only exchange to offer derivatives trading as well as spot. This month, they held their NextGen conference in the swanky Ball Room of the Grand Hyatt hotel in Seoul, South Korea. With a smattering of international media and local press as well, CEO Mr. … Continued

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  4.   Zurcoin co-founder Daniel Mark Harrison has alleged that the majority of crypto exchanges are actively engaged in manipulating digital asset markets, which threatens the long term stability of the market and also fundamentally contradicts cryptocurrency’s principle of decentralisation. In a post published on his Medium page, Harrison stated that exchanges are effectively stealing from … Continued

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  5. Target and Tiffany are among the largest retailers in the U.S. stock market that are reportedly at risk of facing a 2008-level sell-off in the months to come. On average, 95 of the largest retailers in the global market listed on the S&P Index fell by around 17 percent in the past three months, with … Continued

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  6. The US sanctions against Iran have cut the global economic corridors for the Western Asian country. And the latest victims of this ongoing political mishap are students. According to the Guardian, hundreds of Iranians students in the United Kingdom have been denied banking services. As a result, they are falling behind their payment dues, including … Continued

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  7. Timothy C. May, widely recognised as the progenitor of modern cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, has passed away at his home in Corralitos, California, at the age of 67. The renowned cryptography expert and former Intel engineer was a founding member of the Cypherpunk Mailing List and the author of the Crypto Anarchist Manifesto. He is credited … Continued

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  8. Aelf is a project which could ultimately change the way we view blockchain infrastructure. CCN spoke to Zhuling Chen, MIT graduate and co-founder of Aelf, who sincerely wants to create a developer and consumer friendly blockchain operating system with high reliability. A privately offered ICO has funded its development thus far in order to remain … Continued

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  9. It seems that Malta is about to get a bank that will finally begin servicing crypto and blockchain companies as well as high net worth individuals, who until recently, have been shunned by traditional banks on the so-called ‘Blockchain Island’. OK Group’s investment arm, OK Blockchain Capital Limited, announced that it is the anchor investor … Continued

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  10. Following months of investigation into the 1MDB scandal in Malaysia, the country’s attorney general Tommy Thomas has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs International and two of its Asian subsidiaries alongside former Goldman Partner Tim Leissner, alleged scam mastermind Jho Low and former 1MDB counsel Jasmine Loo. The Wall Street Journal reports that Malaysian authorities earlier today … Continued

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  11. According to a recent post from Z-Cash’s official blog, more services are now offering the use of shielded or private addresses now as a result of the Sapling upgrade. The upgrade was touted as significantly improving the speed and efficiency of Z-Cash and enabling it to require less resources. The goal of the Zcash project … Continued

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  12. After ongoing stock market volatility, blamed on technology stocks, interest rate hikes and trade disputes, the bears are calling a possible crash. Meanwhile, as money flows out of the conventional markets, cryptocurrencies are green and gaining. Cryptocurrency market capitalization is now up over $9 billion. For the stock markets, the Dow has fallen 508 points … Continued

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