Bank of Japan Admits Its Role Would Be ‘Sharply Reduced’ by Cryptocurrency

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A top-level executive from the Bank of Japan (BOJ) revealed that the country’s central bank doesn’t plan to issue a digital currency. The BOJ justifies this decision by identifying major obstacles which prevent their further widespread adoption.   Spoken Like a True Banker Masayoshi Amamiya, a deputy governor of the Bank of Japan, revealed the bank’s position on cryptocurrencies. Speaking at a lecture during the autumn annual meeting of the Japan Society of Monetary Economics,Read MoreThe post Bank of Japan Admits Its Role Would Be ‘Sharply Reduced’ by Cryptocurrency appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Genmega ATMs Will Now Offer Crypto Purchases to Customers

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Consumers who use Genmega ATMs will now get access to Bitcoin as well. The company has partnered with LibertyX to start selling Bitcoins via its ATMs. There will be zero upfront costs and hardware adjustments, and the process could be completed at 100,000 automatic teller machines across the US with a simple update process. Debit Card […]Genmega ATMs Will Now Offer Crypto Purchases to Customers was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Regulatory environment hinders Tezos (XTZ) with crypto exchanges

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When the Tezos (XTZ) fundraiser took place in July of 2017, the original plan was for development to be completed in 3 to 4 months before a production network would be released, at which point ICO participants could collect their coins. Following the ICO, which was the largest one-time fundraiser in blockchain history at the […]The post Regulatory environment hinders Tezos (XTZ) with crypto exchanges appeared first on Crypto Insider.

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Is the Parity Team and Ethereum Splitting?

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“Enough of the past; endings surely beckon opportunity if only you search enough.” So said Gavin Wood in 2016, announcing without much fanfare or detail his departure from his then...The post Is the Parity Team and Ethereum Splitting? appeared first on Trustnodes.

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Binance Receives Funding From Government-Backed Vertex Ventures in Singapore

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The venture capital arm of Temasek Holdings, Vertex Ventures, announced an investment in the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world — Binance. The amount of the investment is unknown, but the government-backed firm suggests that it would be dedicated to building a fiat-to-crypto exchange in Singapore. State Investment Firm’s Interests Singapore’s state investment firm is keen […]Binance Receives Funding From Government-Backed Vertex Ventures in Singapore was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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WinMiner: Bringing Cryptocurrency Mining to the Masses

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WinMiner takes away the hurdles and complexities of cryptocurrency mining and brings forward a comprehensive, easy-to-use platform which generates profits from your unused computer power. With an experienced team of established professionals, jointly responsible for over 1 billion installs of consumer applications, WinMiner introduces its one-of-a-kind token sale on the Aion platform. Mining Made Simpler...The post WinMiner: Bringing Cryptocurrency Mining to the Masses appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Jokes About Bitcoin on Twitter With 23 Million Followers

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In a lighthearted tweet, Elon Musk referenced Bitcoin in a tweet yesterday in response to a Twitter user. He also tagged his girlfriend Grimes in the tweet, who is a successful Canadian singer and songwriter. Twitter momentarily locked the Tesla founder’s account, as well, believing that his account may have been compromised. Wanna buy someThe post Tesla CEO Elon Musk Jokes About Bitcoin on Twitter With 23 Million Followers appeared first on CCN

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HTC’s New Blockchain Phone Can Only Be Bought with Crypto

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HTC, a Taiwan-based smartphone creator has just announced that its new smartphone, Exodus 1, is available for purchase. At the moment, the phone can only be pre-ordered, and the shipping will not start before December. However, the biggest twist regarding the first blockchain-enabled smartphone is that it can only be bought via Bitcoin or Ethereum. Exodus...The post HTC’s New Blockchain Phone Can Only Be Bought with Crypto appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Coinbase Just Added Its First Stablecoin

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Coinbase is integrating its first stablecoin, joining other top exchanges in what has become a listing race to add Tether’s rising competitors.As detailed in an October 23, 2018, blog post, Coinbase has added support for Circle’s USD Coin (USDC). Starting today, U.S. Coinbase users — with the exception of those in N.Y. state — can buy and sell the stablecoin through Coinbase.com, the company’s primary platform. All users in “supported jurisdictions” can also send and receive the coin, and the announcement details that trading for other “geographies will be available in the future. Trading on Coinbase Pro, Coinbase’s spot exchange, will commence “in the coming weeks” according to the post. USD Coin was first introduced by digital payments company Circle shortly after it purchased the Poloniex exchange. The stablecoin, which is fiat-collateralized, was developed by the Centre Blockchain Consortium, an entity that Coinbase co-founded with Circle.“The underlying technology behind the USDC was developed collaboratively between Coinbase and Circle, in our capacity as partners and co-founders of the new CENTRE Consortium,” the blog post reads.The blog post claims that a “blockchain-based digital dollar” is a more efficient alternative to traditional banking and is “an important step toward a more open financial system.” As an ERC-20 token built on the Ethereum standard, the post continues to explain that USDC ...

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Trading Bot Spotlight: Scavenger Bot

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Cryptocurrency enthusiasts have shown a strong interest in trading bots. Although numerous solutions exist in this regard, a new project is currently generating some buzz. Always do your own research prior to using and trusting a third-party application developed by unknown individuals. Scavenger Bot has some potential, assuming the project is legitimate. The Scavenger Bot […]The post Trading Bot Spotlight: Scavenger Bot appeared first on NullTX.

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