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May 21, 2020 2:00:21 PM
1 Brazil Regulator Votes to Continue Probe Into Banks’ Rejection of Crypto Firms
https://www.coindesk.com/cade-brazil-crypto-brokers-banks-deny-service

Brazil’s national competition regulator is about to decide the fate of its investigation on whether some of the largest banks in the country wrongly locked local crypto brokers out of financial services.
May 20, 2020 2:51:38 PM
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2 Adam Back Thinks Recent BTC Move Wasn't Satoshi
https://cointelegraph.com/news/adam-back-thinks-recent-btc-move-wasn-t-satoshi

Someone just moved Bitcoin from a wallet that has not been active for over 11 years, but Adam Back does not think it was Satoshi Nakamoto.


May 20, 2020 8:52:55 PM
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3 Steem Hard Fork Confiscates $6.3M, Community Immediately Takes It Back
https://www.coindesk.com/steem-hard-fork-hive

The Steem hard fork nabbed the tokens of dissenting community members. Soon after, the tokens were said to have been diverted.
May 20, 2020 2:44:59 PM
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4 Daily Market Report for May 20 2020
https://blog.kraken.com/post/5039/daily-market-report-for-may-20-2020/

May 20 2020 
KRAKEN DIGITAL ASSET EXCHANGE
 $314M traded across all markets today
 Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP 
BTC 
$9,584 
↓0.96% 
$253M
ETH 
$210.1 
↓1.11% 
$33.7M
USDT 
$1.00 
↓0.06% 
$6.25M
XRP 
$0.2024 
↓0.97% 
$5.03M
XTZ 
$2.81 
↑0.72% 
$4.23M
BCH 
$240.3 
↓2.21% 
$3.06M
LTC 
$44.33 
↓2.05% 
$2.37M
ADA 
$0.0564 
↑1.24% 
$1.97M
XMR 
$64.7 
↓2.95% 
$1.39M
EOS 
$2.60 
↓1.52% 
$776,542
XLM 
$0.0714 
↑2.36% 
$593,267
ZEC 
$48.3 
↑1.58% 
$443,016
ETC 
$6.45 
↓2.42% 
$353,110
DASH 
$77.0 
↑0.83% 
$281,056
ATOM 
$2.61 
↑1.56% 
$234,681
REP 
$12.95 
↑1.01% 
$172,428
QTUM 
$1.57 
→0.00% 
$101,180
GNO 
$22.14 
↓1.91% 
$37,466
MLN 
$3.77 
↑2.17% 
$30,628
DOGE 
$0.0025 
↓1.35% 
$18,004

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May 20, 2020 9:03:25 PM
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5 Cardano Development Company to Join Hyperledger Project & W3C
https://cointelegraph.com/news/cardano-development-company-to-join-hyperledger-project-w3c

Cardano development company will be joining the Hyperledger Project and W3C focusing on the enterprise use cases as part of its bid for the next five years.


May 20, 2020 9:45:00 PM
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6 Market Wrap: Bitcoin Rebounds to $9,500 After Scary Sell-Off
https://www.coindesk.com/market-wrap-bitcoin-rebounds-to-9500-after-scary-sell-off

Downward bitcoin prices could impact stakeholders more than ever before, including derivatives traders and miners.
May 20, 2020 8:44:09 PM
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7 Did Satoshi Nakamoto Just Move His Coins for the First Time in 11 Years?
https://cointelegraph.com/news/did-satoshi-just-move-his-coins-for-the-first-time-in-11-years

Bitcoin’s founder Satoshi Nakamoto may have just moved some of the earliest-mined Bitcoin for the first time in 11 years.


May 20, 2020 3:05:00 PM
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8 Bitcoin Has 140 times More Daily Active Addresses Than XRP
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-has-140-times-more-daily-active-addresses-than-xrp

Bitcoin has 140 times more daily active addresses than XRP, but has fewer addresses with a positive balance in them than ETH.


May 21, 2020 5:56:00 AM
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9 Gibraltar Succeeding in Crypto Regulation Where Others Fall Short
https://cointelegraph.com/news/gibraltar-succeeding-in-crypto-regulation-where-others-fall-short

Gibraltar could be the next crypto hotspot, so what do companies based there think about the territory’s sector-leading regulations?


May 20, 2020 2:06:00 PM
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10 Genesis Trading Buys Crypto Custodian Vo1t in Bid to Become Prime Broker
https://www.coindesk.com/genesis-trading-buys-crypto-custodian-vo1t-in-bid-to-become-prime-broker

Digital currency trader and lender Genesis Global Trading is moving toward full-service prime brokerage with the acquisition of crypto custodian Vo1t.
May 21, 2020 1:00:00 PM
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11 Bitcoin News Roundup for May 20, 2020
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-news-roundup-for-may-20-2020

Bitcoin's halving busted a lot of miners while Samsung adds blockchain e-gaming. It's CoinDesk's Markets Daily podcast.
May 20, 2020 4:00:00 PM
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12 Bitcoin Price Drops 5% After Rejecting at Key $9,900 Resistance
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-price-drops-5-after-rejecting-at-key-9-900-resistance

Bitcoin price dropped nearly 5% after rejecting at a key resistance level again, is it a buy the dip opportunity?


May 20, 2020 6:28:00 PM
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13 5 Key Reasons Bitcoin Price Fell From $9,800 to $9,200 Overnight
https://cointelegraph.com/news/5-key-reasons-bitcoin-price-fell-from-9-800-to-9-200-overnight

Long liquidations on BitMEX, the false Satoshi narrative, expanding options market and an uptick in miner selling were behind abrupt Bitcoin price drop from $9,800 to $9,200


May 21, 2020 1:51:00 PM
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14 Craig Wright Denies Transferring ‘Satoshi’ Coins, Leaving Him in Legal Catch-22
https://cointelegraph.com/news/craig-wright-denies-transferring-satoshi-coins-leaving-him-in-legal-catch-22

Wright has denied moving 50 Bitcoin from one of the ‘Satoshi’ accounts he claimed in court as his own, leaving him in a legal quandary.


May 21, 2020 1:07:00 AM
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15 Universal Basic Income Test Runs Blockchain to Share Money Worldwide
https://cointelegraph.com/news/universal-basic-income-test-runs-blockchain-to-share-money-worldwide

Universal basic income models based on blockchain systems are being developed, but are they practical?


May 20, 2020 4:41:00 PM
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16 Citizen App’s New Contact Tracing Feature Raises Privacy Red Flags
https://www.coindesk.com/citizen-apps-new-contact-tracing-feature-raises-privacy-red-flags

The Citizen app, which normally fights crime, is now tracing coronavirus cases. Is your data safe with a powerful private company?
May 20, 2020 5:53:40 PM
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17 People Are Removing the Most Bitcoin From Exchanges Since 2018 Bottom
https://cointelegraph.com/news/people-are-removing-the-most-bitcoin-from-exchanges-since-2018-bottom

Exchange reserves hit an 18-month bottom while miners keep selling despite lower revenues after the halving.


May 21, 2020 9:41:00 AM
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18 Why $4M Dai Made From WBTC Matters for DeFi’s Maturation
https://www.coindesk.com/why-4m-dai-made-from-wbtc-matters-for-defis-maturation

Crypto lender Nexo minted $4 million in dai on MakerDAO using synthetic bitcoin token WBTC as collateral. Here's why that matters.
May 20, 2020 7:55:03 PM
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19 Hackers Target Enterprise Blockchains
https://cointelegraph.com/news/hackers-target-enterprise-blockchains

Private blockchains that have been specifically designed for enterprise use could be highly desirable targets for hackers’ attacks.


May 20, 2020 3:48:00 PM
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20 Trump's Fed Nominee Advocates a Gold-Backed Currency, Even a Crypto One
https://cointelegraph.com/news/trumps-fed-nominee-advocates-a-gold-backed-currency-even-a-crypto-one

Judy Shelton, President Trump's nominee for the Federal Reserve board of governors, has advocated for getting back to a gold standard, possible "in a very cryptocurrency way."


May 21, 2020 11:58:00 AM
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21 Bitcoin Drops Over 3% Despite Golden Cross and Bank Calls for More US Stimulus
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-drops-over-3-despite-golden-cross-and-bank-calls-for-more-us-stimulus

Bitcoin is struggling to gather upside traction despite positive developments on the macro and technical fronts.
May 21, 2020 10:08:16 AM
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22 No, ISIS Does Not Have $300M in a Bitcoin ‘War Chest’
https://cointelegraph.com/news/no-isis-does-not-have-300m-in-a-bitcoin-war-chest

Blockchain forensics firm Chainalysis has debunked several high-profile stories about the use of crypto to fund terror groups.


May 21, 2020 2:09:00 AM
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23 Digital Euro Sees First Successful Test at the Bank of France
https://cointelegraph.com/news/digital-euro-sees-first-successful-test-at-the-bank-of-france

The French central bank has announced the first successful test of a digital euro.


May 20, 2020 2:15:00 PM
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24 Bitcoin Price Unfazed by 50-BTC Transaction From Satoshi-Era Wallet
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-price-unfazed-by-50-btc-transaction-from-satoshi-era-wallet

Most likely an old miner from 2009 — not Satoshi — just moved 50 BTC mined merely one month after the first Bitcoin block was mined.


May 20, 2020 7:42:00 PM
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25 Algorand Targets Insurance Fraud With New Partnership
https://cointelegraph.com/news/algorand-targets-insurance-fraud-with-new-partnership

Blockchain firms Algorand and Attestiv are teaming up to fight insurance fraud using DLT.


May 21, 2020 2:55:00 AM
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26 Fran Finney & Others Deny Moving Possible 'Satoshi' Bitcoin
https://cointelegraph.com/news/fran-finney-others-deny-moving-possible-satoshi-bitcoin

Fran Finney has confirmed that recent transactions from a 2009 Bitcoin wallet were not her husband's coins.


May 20, 2020 8:08:37 PM
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27 UMA Project Creates Its First Synthetic Coin, Matching ETH Against BTC
https://www.coindesk.com/uma-project-creates-its-first-synthetic-coin-matching-eth-against-btc

Want to bet the price of ether is rising relative to the price of bitcoin? There's now a token for precisely that.
May 20, 2020 7:10:58 PM
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28 50 BTC Just Moved for First Time Since 2009 – But It Doesn’t Look Like Satoshi
https://www.coindesk.com/50-btc-just-moved-for-first-time-since-2009-but-it-doesnt-look-like-satoshi

50 bitcoin held in an inactive wallet since 2009 were moved Wednesday, but there's little to support the belief that creator Satoshi Nakamoto mined those coins.
May 20, 2020 5:43:32 PM
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29 Why a Strong Dollar Is Bad for the US and Bad for the World, Feat. Lyn Alden
https://www.coindesk.com/why-a-strong-dollar-is-bad-for-the-us-and-bad-for-the-world

Despite the specter of inflation from money printing, the dollar has gained strength. Here’s why that’s a problem - for everyone.
May 20, 2020 7:00:00 PM
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30 1300% Increase In BitcoinAbuse Reports in April Led by Sextortion
https://cointelegraph.com/news/1300-increase-in-bitcoinabuse-reports-in-april-led-by-sextortion

There was a 1,300% increase in the number of Bitcoin extortion cases reported to BitcoinAbuse.com in April versus March, with sextortion leading the charge.


May 20, 2020 4:22:00 PM
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31 Many People Know About DeFi, But Few of Them Use It
https://cointelegraph.com/news/many-people-know-about-defi-but-few-of-them-use-it

DeFi projects seem to be well known in the cryptocurrency circles surveyed by CoinGecko, but usage is somewhat lackluster, especially for lending protocols.


May 20, 2020 5:49:00 PM
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32 Why Kyber Network Tokens Tripled to $100M Despite the Coronavirus Recession
https://www.coindesk.com/why-kyber-network-tokens-tripled-to-100m-despite-the-coronavirus-recession

Here's why Kyber Network's KNC is this season's hottest token across decentralized cryptocurrency markets.
May 21, 2020 1:00:00 PM
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33 First Mover: Bitcoin Rattled by Transfer of Satoshi Coins That Might Not Be Satoshi’s
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-rattled-by-transfer-of-satoshi-coins-that-might-not-be-satoshis

Rumor spread bitcoin's mysterious founder, Satoshi Nakamoto, was moving early-mined bitcoin.
May 21, 2020 11:39:39 AM
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34 Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin’s Difficulty Adjustment and More
https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-bites-bitcoins-difficulty-adjustment-and-more

Big Tech firms outlined the dangers of letting the US fall behind in strategic blockchain initiatives while a former Coinbase lawyer is moving to a top government seat.
May 20, 2020 4:18:31 PM
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35 Mystery Account ‘Rescues’ $6M of STEEM From Hard Fork Seizure
https://cointelegraph.com/news/mystery-account-rescues-6m-of-steem-from-hard-fork-seizure

Steem’s latest hard fork has been completed but almost $6 million of STEEM due for seizure was ‘rescued’ in a mysterious transaction to Bittrex exchange.


May 21, 2020 12:10:00 AM
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36 In Congress, a New Bill Asks for Mass Survey of Blockchain Technology in the US
https://cointelegraph.com/news/in-congress-a-new-bill-asks-for-mass-survey-of-blockchain-technology-in-the-us

A new bill before Congress asks regulators to put together a massive survey on the state of blockchain adoption and rank the U.S.’s adoption relative to other nations.


May 20, 2020 9:09:00 PM
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37 Dapper Labs Welcomes CryptoKitties Onto Flow Blockchain
https://cointelegraph.com/news/dapper-labs-welcomes-cryptokitties-onto-flow-blockchain

CryptoKitties will be launching on Dapper Labs’ Flow blockchain to facilitate greater scalability and new functionality


May 21, 2020 2:00:00 PM
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38 Facebook’s Toothless Oversight Board Has Lessons for Blockchain
https://www.coindesk.com/facebooks-toothless-oversight-board-has-lessons-for-blockchain

Facebook's new "oversight" board includes impressive names, but its formal powers are necessarily limited. There are learnings for blockchain governance.
May 20, 2020 2:16:11 PM
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39 Block.one Will Now Vote for EOS Candidates, but Wants Their Locations First
https://www.coindesk.com/block-one-votes-eos-bps

Block.one has issued its own set of criteria to use when voting for EOS block producers, perhaps controversially including where they are based.
May 21, 2020 9:27:50 AM
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40 Post-COVID-19, Coinbase will be a remote-first company
https://blog.coinbase.com/post-covid-19-coinbase-will-be-a-remote-first-company-cdac6e621df7?source=rss----c114225aeaf7---4

I sent the note below to employees earlier today. I’m sharing it publicly here in case others find it helpful.


May 20, 2020 6:59:54 PM
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41 Miner Revenues Crash, But This Has Always Marked Bitcoin Price Bottoms
https://cointelegraph.com/news/miner-revenues-crash-but-this-has-always-marked-bitcoin-price-bottoms

The drop-off in Bitcoin mining revenue to 2019 levels show a macro bottom for BTC is near as the impact of the halving is starting to be felt.


May 21, 2020 7:42:00 AM
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42 Price Analysis 5/20: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, BNB, EOS, XTZ, ADA
https://cointelegraph.com/news/price-analysis-5-20-btc-eth-xrp-bch-bsv-ltc-bnb-eos-xtz-ada

Most major cryptocurrencies have turned down from their immediate resistance levels, which suggests a minor correction in the next few days.


May 20, 2020 8:58:00 PM
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43 Legendary Cryptographer on Building the First Blockchain in The '90s
https://cointelegraph.com/news/legendary-cryptographer-on-building-the-first-blockchain-in-the-90s

Jean-Jacques Quisquater, a legendary cryptographer cited in the Bitcoin Whitepaper, discussed building the first blockchain.


May 20, 2020 9:30:00 PM
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44 US Lawmaker Proposes Legislative Groundwork for National Blockchain Strategy
https://www.coindesk.com/brett-guthrie-emerging-technologies-blockchain-strategy

A new bill in Congress asks the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to consider a national blockchain strategy.
May 20, 2020 9:49:31 PM
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45 Crypto YouTuber Moves to Saipan to Escape ‘Totalitarian Tyranny’
https://cointelegraph.com/news/crypto-youtuber-moves-to-saipan-to-escape-totalitarian-tyranny

CoinText founder Vin Armani moved to Saipan in April, fearing being labeled an “undesirable” in the continental US and “disappeared”.


May 21, 2020 4:54:00 AM
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46 Price Drops 7% in an Hour After Bitcoin Sees a Ghost
https://www.coindesk.com/price-drops-7-in-an-hour-after-bitcoin-sees-a-ghost

Bitcoin tumbled 6% in the span of an hour on Wednesday, bringing a quick end to a four-day rally.
May 20, 2020 6:13:30 PM
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47 After Lawsuits and Delays, Overstock Hands Shareholders Digital Dividend
https://www.coindesk.com/after-lawsuits-and-delays-overstock-hands-shareholders-digital-dividend

The online retailer has finally handed out its digital dividend to shareholders after delays hit last year's planned distribution.
May 21, 2020 8:18:36 AM
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48 IBM Takes 7% Stake in Trade Finance Blockchain Network We.Trade
https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-we-trade-finance-blockchain

IBM has become a shareholder in we.trade, the blockchain-based trade-finance platform jointly owned by 12 European banks.
May 21, 2020 4:00:00 AM
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49 Chinese Police Arrest 12 Fake ‘Huobi Officials’
https://cointelegraph.com/news/chinese-police-arrest-12-fake-huobi-officials

Chinese authorities have busted a group of scammers allegedly claiming to be “Huobi officials”.


May 21, 2020 12:24:00 AM
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50 Did Satoshi Just Move Craig Wright’s Bitcoins?
https://cointelegraph.com/news/did-satoshi-just-move-craig-wrights-bitcoins

Did Satoshi Nakamoto just move the Bitcoins that the court documents say belong to Dr. Craig Wright?


May 20, 2020 9:29:00 PM
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