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Oct 17, 2020 2:00:21 PM
1 Bitcoin’s Taproot is ready to go, but it's unlikely to be included in the next release
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-s-taproot-is-ready-to-go-but-it-s-unlikely-to-be-included-in-the-next-release

Developers don't want to move too fast.


Oct 16, 2020 5:19:49 PM
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2 Price analysis 10/16: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BNB, LINK, DOT, ADA, LTC, BSV
https://cointelegraph.com/news/price-analysis-10-16-btc-eth-xrp-bch-bnb-link-dot-ada-ltc-bsv

Bitcoin and altcoins must rebound off their immediate support levels to recapture bullish momentum and resume the uptrend.


Oct 16, 2020 7:22:44 PM
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3 Kraken Daily Market Report for October 16 2020
https://blog.kraken.com/post/6587/kraken-daily-market-report-for-october-16-2020/

Overview


  • Total spot trading volume at $202.8 million and total futures notional at $120.0 million.
  • Filecoin, on its second day on the exchange, was the ninth most traded coin of the day with $3.8 million in trades. Also doing well were Uniswap ($0.6 million) and Yearn ($0.3 million). Although File coin had large trading volume, it had -29% returns on the day; Uniswap and Yearn performed slightly better with -1.1%, and -5.8% returns, respectively.
  • Many cryptos had double-digit losses today. Waves (+9.6%) and Stellars (+6.5) countered those losses.

October 16, 2020 
 $202.8M traded across all markets today
 Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP, CHF, AUD 
XBT 
$11326. 
↓1.5% 
$99.0M
ETH 
$365.63 
↓3.2% 
$32.2M
USDT 
$1.0008 
↑0.01% 
$27.4M
LINK 
$10.588 
↓1.6% 
$8.2M
BCH 
$250.29 
↓4.6% 
$4.43M
XRP 
$0.2402 
↓2.3% 
$4.24M
LTC 
$47.625 
↓3.8% 
$4.15M
XMR 
$121.21 
↓8.1% 
$4.1M
DOT 
$3.9070 
↓4.6% 
$3.8M
FIL 
$44.630 
↓29% 
$3.78M
USDC 
$1.0002 
↓0.0% 
$2.48M
WAVES 
$2.9555 
↑9.6% 
$2.02M
ATOM 
$5.4009 
↓6.3% 
$1.8M
ADA 
$0.1041 
↓2.3% 
$1.22M
XTZ 
$2.1668 
↓3.2% 
$1.12M
ZEC 
$62.5 
↓8.5% 
$1.06M
XLM 
$0.0788 
↑6.5% 
$929K
UNI 
$3.0445 
↓1.1% 
$584K
ALGO 
$0.2999 
↓4.9% 
$569K
EOS 
$2.5385 
↓2.3% 
$556K
OMG 
$3.2308 
↓6.0% 
$552K
KAVA 
$2.1010 
↓7.6% 
$513K
TRX 
$0.0257 
↓3.0% 
$449K
OXT 
$0.2496 
↑0.6% 
$365K
DASH 
$66.113 
↓4.6% 
$326K
STORJ 
$0.4294 
↓10% 
$325K
YFI 
$13736. 
↓5.8% 
$296K
PAXG 
$1913.1 
↓0.3% 
$294K
COMP 
$103.26 
↓3.2% 
$292K
REP 
$13.551 
↓0.3% 
$256K
SNX 
$3.9005 
↓0.31% 
$230K
DAI 
$1.0093 
↑0.01% 
$221K
QTUM 
$2.1674 
↓2.9% 
$197K
CRV 
$0.4305 
↓14% 
$193K
NANO 
$0.7974 
↓1.0% 
$160K
MLN 
$19.677 
↓10% 
$159K
BAT 
$0.2070 
↓3.0% 
$155K
ETC 
$5.5620 
↓0.8% 
$129K
SC 
$0.0028 
↓3.1% 
$122K
ICX 
$0.3684 
↓3.1% 
$106K
XDG 
$0.0026 
↑0.3% 
$99.1K
KNC 
$0.8980 
↓3.4% 
$78.9K
KSM 
$28.100 
↓5.1% 
$76.4K
LSK 
$1.0623 
↓4.1% 
$54.1K
GNO 
$43.430 
↓3.1% 
$36.5K
BAL 
$13.335 
↓5.0% 
$18.8K
REPV2 
$13.601 
↓1.8% 
$9.31K

The post Kraken Daily Market Report for October 16 2020 appeared first on Kraken Blog.


Oct 17, 2020 3:26:07 AM
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4 RAC on the First Truly Free Markets for Music and Culture
https://www.coindesk.com/rac-first-free-markets-music-culture

Grammy-winning recording artist RAC explores the business of music and how crypto experiments could shift the balance of power.
Oct 16, 2020 7:00:54 PM
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5 Alert: Token Teams Are Being Targeted By Fake Kraken Employees
https://blog.kraken.com/post/6576/alert-token-teams-are-being-targeted-by-fake-kraken-employees/

Kraken has identified an active scam targeting the cryptocurrency community in which malicious actors are using fake identities to pose as members of our token listing team.  Cryptocurrency teams that use LinkedIn and Telegram should be on high alert, as these efforts appear to be…

The post Alert: Token Teams Are Being Targeted By Fake Kraken Employees appeared first on Kraken Blog.


Oct 16, 2020 3:50:50 PM
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6 E-Krona or Bust, Says Sweden’s Chief Central Banker, Trying to Drag Swedish Govt Into Digital Age
https://www.coindesk.com/riksbank-governor-calls-for-swedish-digital-currency

Riksbank Governor Stevan Ingves sees a Swedish digital currency as an imperative for the central bank.
Oct 16, 2020 7:54:26 PM
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7 Mission-driven cryptocurrency requires an active commitment to equity
https://cointelegraph.com/news/mission-driven-cryptocurrency-requires-an-active-commitment-to-equity

Crypto isn’t inherently good in just its development and proliferation; the community must address the reasons causing financial exclusion.


Oct 17, 2020 2:00:00 PM
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8 How DeFi Can Avoid the Irrelevance of P2P Lending and Crowdfunding
https://www.coindesk.com/how-defi-can-avoid-irrelevance-p2p-lending-crowdfunding

To avoid the fate of other p2p projects, DeFi protocols need incentives and feedback loops so users choose open-source over closed systems.
Oct 16, 2020 5:41:53 PM
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9 Institutions Take Record Bullish Bets in Bitcoin Futures, Shrugging Off Exchange Missteps
https://www.coindesk.com/institutions-take-record-bullish-bets-in-bitcoin-futures-shrugging-off-exchange-missteps

Institutions hold record bullish beets in CME Bitcoin futures as the cryptocurrency shows resilience to negative news.
Oct 17, 2020 12:09:09 PM
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10 Filecoin Settles Near $40 After Wild Opening Day of Trading
https://www.coindesk.com/filecoin-price-first-trading-futures

Filecoin popped then dropped in an erratic first day of trading.
Oct 16, 2020 9:08:52 PM
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11 Coinbase Received Over 1,800 Law Enforcement Information Requests in the First Half of 2020
https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-received-over-1800-law-enforcement-information-requests-in-the-first-half-of-2020

Coinbase received more than 1,800 request for information from law enforcement in the first half of 2020, largely in the form of subpoenas, the company announced Friday.
Oct 16, 2020 4:05:28 PM
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12 Reginald Fowler May Reopen Plea Talks in Crypto Capital Case
https://www.coindesk.com/reginald-fowler-may-reopen-plea-talks-crypto-capital

The "shadow banker" previously balked at prosecutors' $371 million forfeiture demand.
Oct 16, 2020 3:50:58 PM
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13 Blockchain Bites: OKEx Freezes Withdrawals, DeFi Audits Queue, Nigeria Urges Crypto Adoption
https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-bites-okex-freezes-withdrawals-defi-audits-queue-nigeria-urges-crypto-adoption

OKEx has frozen withdrawals, audit firms are experiencing a backlog of DeFi projects and the Trump administration is examining DLT for national defense.
Oct 16, 2020 4:20:59 PM
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14 Law Decoded: The rivalry between central banks and global stablecoins, Oct. 9–16
https://cointelegraph.com/news/law-decoded-the-rivalry-between-central-banks-and-global-stablecoins-oct-9-16

Talk of CBDCs and Facebook's Libra headlined this week's policy news, as international organizations weigh in on both.


Oct 16, 2020 7:35:13 PM
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15 Russian Metal Giant’s Tokenization Firm Expands to America
https://www.coindesk.com/nornickel-atomyze-tokentrust-tokenization

U.S. investors can invest in tokens representing rare metals as Russian mining giant Nornickel expands its tokenization firm.
Oct 16, 2020 5:52:48 PM
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16 Bitcoin genesis block is the ‘New Testament’ of finance
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-genesis-block-is-the-new-testament-of-finance

No need to suffer from centralized systems since the world has been offered its greatest weapon against it: cryptocurrency.


Oct 17, 2020 8:00:00 AM
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17 Bank of Spain to Weigh Digital Currency Design Proposals, ‘Implications’ Through 2021
https://www.coindesk.com/spain-central-bank-digital-currency-research

The "priority" research comes as Spain weighs a global pivot to digital economies.
Oct 16, 2020 6:26:17 PM
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18 Huobi Guarantees Normal Operations During OKEx’s Suspension of Crypto Withdrawals
https://www.coindesk.com/huobi-operations-okex-crypto-suspension

Huobi, one of OKEx’s biggest competitors, ensured its users that its platform is “currently operating normally,” after OKEx announced that it has suspended all cryptocurrency withdrawals indefinitely.
Oct 16, 2020 7:03:31 PM
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19 Record-high Bakkt Bitcoin delivery exposes institutional frenzy for BTC
https://cointelegraph.com/news/record-high-bakkt-bitcoin-delivery-exposes-institutional-frenzy-for-btc

Bakkt recorded an all-time high Bitcoin delivery in October, demonstrating a clear spike in institutional demand for BTC.


Oct 16, 2020 9:12:18 PM
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20 Ascending channel Bitcoin price breakout possible despite OKEx scandal
https://cointelegraph.com/news/ascending-channel-bitcoin-price-breakout-possible-despite-okex-scandal

Bitcoin price lost the bullish energy that took the price to $11.7K earlier this week but the current range may offer opportunities to swing traders.


Oct 17, 2020 5:41:10 AM
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21 Market Wrap: Bitcoin Has Light Response to OKEx While Ether Options Traders Make Beacon Bets
https://www.coindesk.com/market-wrap-bitcoin-light-okex-ether-options-beacon-bets

Bitcoin’s price is rebounding after an OKex-related dip. Meanwhile, ether options traders have a bearish "beacon chain" attitude.
Oct 16, 2020 8:34:45 PM
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22 Germany’s blockchain solution hopes to remedy energy sector limitations
https://cointelegraph.com/news/germany-s-blockchain-solution-hopes-to-remedy-energy-sector-limitations

Germany’s blockchain solution for distributed energy resources puts interoperability to the test.


Oct 16, 2020 5:57:21 PM
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23 Mt. Gox Rehabilitation Plan Deadline Extended Yet Again, This Time to Dec. 15
https://www.coindesk.com/mt-gox-rehabilitation-plan-deadline-extended-yet-again-this-time-to-dec-15

Mt. Gox's rehabilitation plan deadline of Oct. 15 has been extended yet again this time to December.
Oct 16, 2020 5:00:25 PM
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24 Money Reimagined: How Ethereum 2.0’s ‘Lockup’ Will Drive DeFi Innovation
https://www.coindesk.com/ethereum-2-lockup-defi-innovation

As Ethereum's 2.0 upgrade locks up serious ether volume, we're likely to see financial ideas that unlock value without undermining mission.
Oct 16, 2020 3:10:18 PM
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25 This New Service Plays Matchmaker Between Solo Miners, Big Mining Farms
https://www.coindesk.com/hashr8-bitcoin-miners-mining-farms

Compass by HASHR8 matches individual miners with mining farms to host their hardware.
Oct 16, 2020 6:50:14 PM
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26 The NSC Labels Blockchain a National Security Issue
https://www.coindesk.com/nsc-blockchain-national-security

On the weekly recap, NLW looks at growth in institutional investment, big interest among the G20 in CBDCs and a new National Security Council report.
Oct 17, 2020 1:00:00 PM
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27 Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 16, 2020
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-news-roundup-oct-16-2020

With BTC dropping, OKEx halting withdrawals and Filecoin launching, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!
Oct 16, 2020 4:00:54 PM
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28 Ripple Donates $10M to Mercy Corps for Increasing Financial Inclusion
https://www.coindesk.com/ripple-donates-mercy-corps

The donation will be used to support fintech solutions that leverage blockchain technology and digital assets to further financial inclusion.
Oct 16, 2020 7:35:18 PM
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29 Calm before the storm? Analyst says $20K Bitcoin possible in 3 months
https://cointelegraph.com/news/calm-before-the-storm-analyst-says-20k-bitcoin-possible-in-3-months

Mohit Sorout says Bitcoin could rise to a new all-time high in three months when it breaks out of the existing range.


Oct 17, 2020 9:35:00 AM
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30 Digital Euro Within Decade ‘Very Likely,’ Says Finland’s Chief Central Banker
https://www.coindesk.com/olli-rehn-digital-euro

Olli Rehn believes a digital euro "in one form or another" is all but inevitable.
Oct 16, 2020 4:24:37 PM
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31 Decentralized Data Storage’s Only Competition Is the Public Cloud
https://www.coindesk.com/filecoin-decentralized-data-storage

Ben Golub, CEO of Storj, sends a complimentary note to Filecoin. Competition is good and so is countering the extreme concentration of cloud storage.
Oct 16, 2020 7:25:09 PM
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