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Switzerland to Ease Regulation for Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

Once called “Crypto Nation,” Switzerland has recently been driving away the ecosystem after setting up a more stringent regulatory framework. Having dropped from second place last year to sixth in 2018, in a PwC country ranking…
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Crypto Market Leaders Call For Twitter to Ban ‘Scam Bots’

Crypto scam bots have become a common sight in the Twitter landscape, with many premier cryptocurrency personalities seeing an influx of fraudulent accounts commenting on their posts. This has become such a large problem that well-known cryptocurrency…
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Bank of England Slammed for Falling Behind Regulating Crypto

The Bank of England (BoE) has been criticized in a UK Treasury Committee during a hearing on Digital Currencies on July 4. Three senior government and banking officials denied the claim, arguing that a taskforce is underway to provide clear…
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Coinbase 0x, BAT, Zcash Listing Met With Debate, Generally Optimistic

Coinbase has recently announced that it was “exploring” the addition of five altcoins, which led to widespread speculation and discussion about the topic. CNBC Breaks Down The Most Likely Additions To Coinbase Coinbase’s…
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Square Sees Stock Price Explode As Its Bitcoin Service Expands

Square, the financial services company started by Twitter’s co-founder Jack Dorsey, has been seeing its crypto service expand rapidly. Nomura Instinet: Square Is Decoupling From Bitcoin’s Performance Bitcoin has seen a dismal year…
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GPU Prices Fall Following Slump in Cryptocurrency Markets

The price of specialized graphics processing units (GPUs) has been declining along with sinking prices in digital currency markets, Computerworld reported July 10. While at the end of 2017 and beginning of 2018 cryptocurrency mining caused…
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Coinbase App Downloads Have Dropped, but Interest in Cryptos Isn’t Waning

Due in part to the recent bear market for cryptocurrencies, digital currency exchange Coinbase has seen a drop in the number of downloads of its app, reaching levels that are comparable to April 2017. The drop could reflect fleeting interest…
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Survey: Investors Prefer Ethereum over Bitcoin as the Best Investment Opportunity

According to a survey conducted by U.S. law firm Foley & Lardner LLP, investors and executives prefer Ethereum over Bitcoin and other leading coins like Monero, Dash, and Zcash. At the same time, there is a desire for more regulations…
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Which Cryptocurrency Is the Most Usable as Money?

It’s no secret that most mainstream economists don’t think too highly of cryptocurrencies. Not only have Bitcoin, Ethereum and the rest produced the “greatest bubble in history,” but they’re “neither a serious method of payment…
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Binance to Record $1 Billion Profit in 2018, Surpassing Major Banks

The cryptocurrency market has dropped by over 70% since the start of the year, but the world’s largest crypto exchange is still expected to rake in a hefty profit. Changpeng Zhao: Binance Has Ten Million Users The first half of 2018 hasn’t…