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  1. Decentralized VPN provider Orchid will debut its app, network and token (OXT) during the first week of December.
  2. The privacy-centric Wasabi Wallet, launched by zkSNACKs in 2018, just raised its first equity investment from Cypherpunk Holdings, a publicly-traded Canadian fund.
  3. A legal amendment to an act addressing the South Korean crypto industry would criminalize unregistered exchanges, but has loosened other requirements.
  4. Franklin Templeton Investments, the global investment firm looking to track shares of a money market fund on the Stellar blockchain, has tapped wallet service provider Curv to help safeguard its shares.
  5. Having dropped to one-month lows below $8,000, bitcoin is now eyeing the first test of a key average support, now at $7,714, since April.
  6. Binance has made a move into India's potentially huge, but troubled, cryptocurrency market with the acquisition of the WazirX exchange platform.
  7. “Now that we're public, we have more efficient access to capital to support our growth,” Silvergate Bank CEO Alan Lane said in an interview.
  8. Blockstack is currently evaluating how it will conduct its next token offering for general miners. An IPO is one of four options.
  9. The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has an agenda to set industry standards across the financial sector, including blockchain, a senior official from the bank said on Wednesday.  Speaking at a meeting of the National Technical Committee, PBoC vice president Yifei Fan said the bank aims to better regulate new technologies applied across the financial […]
  10. With an ambitious 100% renewables goal by 2025, the new marketplace by Green Mountain Power and LO3 Energy is an eco blockchain play.
  11. The $150 million bitcoin mine could become the world's largest – surpassing Bitmain's, whose own mega mining operation is in the same Texas town.
  12. What if China’s digital currency undermined U.S. dominance of global finance? Former top Washington officials gamed out the scenarios Tuesday night.