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Jun 3, 2020 2:00:21 PM
1 Blockchain Bites: Poolin Lending, Square Crypto’s Grant and a Senate Candidate Who Holds Bitcoin
https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-bites-poolin-lending-square-cryptos-grant-and-a-senate-candidate-who-holds-bitcoin

Square Crypto supports Bitcoin's lightning network development, crypto mining pool Poolin expands lending and ICE is going after the petro dollar's creator.
Jun 2, 2020 3:49:44 PM
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2 Oil and Gas Blockchain Consortium’s Pilot Test Produces Successful Result
https://cointelegraph.com/news/oil-and-gas-blockchain-consortiums-pilot-test-produces-successful-result

A 10-company oil and gas blockchain consortium saw promising results from its blockchain pilot test for oilfield water-handling.


Jun 3, 2020 9:17:00 AM
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3 Partner at $500 Million Fund Explains Key Criteria for Investing in Startups
https://cointelegraph.com/news/partner-at-500-million-vc-fund-explains-key-criteria-for-investing-in-startups

A partner at Initialized Capital, Brett Gibson, reveals his firm’s main criteria for investing in early stage startups and explains the most promising products on the market.


Jun 2, 2020 3:40:00 PM
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4 Ethereum Second-Layer Scalability Still Needs Work, Says Starkware CEO
https://cointelegraph.com/news/ethereum-second-layer-scalability-still-needs-work-says-starkware-ceo

Uri Kolodny, co-founder and CEO of blockchain firm StarkWare, told Cointelegraph that Ethereum’s second-layer scalability solutions still need some work.


Jun 2, 2020 6:21:00 PM
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5 An Inside Look Into the Surprisingly Friendly Rivalry Between Ledger and Trezor
https://cointelegraph.com/news/an-inside-look-into-the-surprisingly-friendly-rivalry-between-ledger-and-trezor

The Ledger vs. Trezor beef has a long history, but Ledger’s CTO efforts may have fanned the flames as he reported vulnerabilities his team discovered in its competitor.


Jun 2, 2020 6:14:00 PM
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6 Capitulation by Unknown Miner 'Caused the Dip,' Says CryptoQuant CEO
https://cointelegraph.com/news/capitulation-by-unknown-miner-caused-the-dip-says-cryptoquant-ceo

The CEO of CryptoQuant believes that capitulation by an unknown miner caused the latest Bitcoin price dip.


Jun 3, 2020 12:12:00 AM
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7 Jinxed It? Indicator Bets Bitcoin Won’t Fall Below $10K After August
https://cointelegraph.com/news/jinxed-it-indicator-bets-bitcoin-wont-fall-below-10k-after-august

Lowest price forward claims that after August this year, Bitcoin will never trade below five figures again.


Jun 3, 2020 11:58:00 AM
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8 Crypto Could Save Millennials From the Economy That Failed Them
https://cointelegraph.com/news/crypto-could-save-millennials-from-the-economy-that-failed-them

The Millennial generation will lead humanity to an era of new financial technology as they drive Bitcoin adoption through the next decade.


Jun 2, 2020 4:56:00 PM
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9 No, Marvin Ammori, CoinDesk Is Not Trying to Extort You
https://www.coindesk.com/no-marvin-ammori-coindesk-is-not-trying-to-extort-you

Marvin Ammori, Head of Policy at Protocol Labs, says his crypto hero is Hal Finney, recalls his trip to Iceland and thinks crypto should disrupt banks next.
Jun 2, 2020 9:47:55 PM
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10 Massive Bitcoin Plunge Nothing More Than Traders Being Traders, OKCoin Exec Says
https://cointelegraph.com/news/massive-bitcoin-plunge-nothing-more-than-traders-being-traders-okcoin-exec-says

Bitcoin's recent price dive may have been nothing more than the result of standard trading activities.


Jun 2, 2020 8:40:29 PM
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11 Vodafone Enlists Blockchain Nonprofit for Tracking Renewable Energy Use in Europe
https://www.coindesk.com/vodafone-enlists-blockchain-nonprofit-for-tracking-renewable-energy-use-in-europe

Vodafone and Energy Web are using SIM cards and blockchain to build more nimble renewable power grids.
Jun 3, 2020 9:02:24 AM
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12 Minnesota Official Alarms Privacy Advocates With Contact Tracing Comments
https://www.coindesk.com/minnesota-official-alarms-privacy-advocates-with-contact-tracing-comments

Comments from Minnesota Public Safety commissioner John Harrington comparing law enforcement to contact tracing alerted privacy activists to the dangers of misusing COVID-19 health data.
Jun 2, 2020 10:07:05 PM
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13 Experts Note Benefits of Security Tokens But Full Adoption Will Take Time
https://cointelegraph.com/news/experts-note-benefits-of-security-tokens-but-full-adoption-will-take-time

Security tokenization experts told Cointelegraph how they view the future of this new asset class and the technology behind it.


Jun 3, 2020 12:56:00 PM
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14 Chinese Police Find Secret Bitcoin Mining Operation in Suspected Tombs
https://cointelegraph.com/news/chinese-police-find-secret-bitcoin-mining-operation-in-suspected-tombs

Chinese law enforcement discovered an illegal Bitcoin mining operation in what appeared to be multiple underground burial sites.


Jun 3, 2020 9:26:00 AM
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15 French Renewable Energy Provider Wins Regulator’s Approval for €10M Token Sale
https://www.coindesk.com/french-renewable-energy-firm-approval-french-regulator-fundraise-ico

Renewables provider WPO has been granted an "ICO visa" from the French financial markets regulator.
Jun 3, 2020 9:44:33 AM
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16 Capitalism’s Perestroika Moment: Bitcoin Rises as Economic Centralization Falls
https://cointelegraph.com/magazine/2020/06/02/capitalism-perestroika-moment-bitcoin-centralization

Since crony communism and unfettered capitalism lead to the same destination, it’s time to decentralize.


Jun 2, 2020 2:42:30 PM
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17 Bitcoin ATMs Face Tighter Regulations Over Money Laundering
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-atms-face-tighter-regulations-over-money-laundering

The global regulatory landscape is tightening for crypto ATM operators.


Jun 3, 2020 5:01:00 AM
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18 Generational Shift to Open $28 Trillion Retirement Market to Crypto
https://cointelegraph.com/news/generational-shift-to-open-28-trillion-retirement-market-to-crypto

The CEO of Kingdom Trust, a regulated custodian managing over $13 billion in assets, believes a generational shift will soon open the $28 trillion retirement industry to Bitcoin.


Jun 3, 2020 8:10:00 AM
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19 US Investors in Tezos’s 2017 ICO May Be Eligible for $25M Settlement
https://cointelegraph.com/news/us-investors-in-tezos-2017-ico-may-be-eligible-for-25m-settlement

With the class-action lawsuit against Tezos likely to soon end in a $25 million settlement, ICO participants are encouraged to submit claims by Oct. 16.


Jun 2, 2020 2:49:00 PM
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20 Russia Leads Global BTC Trading on LocalBitcoins for 2nd Month in a Row
https://cointelegraph.com/news/russia-leads-global-btc-trading-on-localbitcoins-for-2nd-month-in-a-row

Russia tops global Bitcoin trading on P2P exchange LocalBitcoins amid local crypto regulation uncertainty.


Jun 2, 2020 5:13:00 PM
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21 Iranian Lawmaker Says Bitcoin Should Be Central Bank’s Turf
https://www.coindesk.com/iranian-lawmaker-says-bitcoin-should-be-central-banks-turf

An Iranian lawmaker wants his country’s central bank to take bitcoin seriously.
Jun 2, 2020 9:00:24 PM
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22 Adam Back: Crisis Will Push BTC to $300K Even Without Institutions
https://cointelegraph.com/news/adam-back-crisis-will-push-btc-to-300k-even-without-institutions

Crypto pioneer Adam Back thinks the current financial situation could propel Bitcoin to $300K — even without Goldman Sachs on board.


Jun 3, 2020 1:52:00 AM
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23 Blockchain Firms Flocked to Hong Kong in 2019: Report
https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-companies-come-to-hong-kong-2019

Blockchain firms led the charge of fintech companies that relocated to Hong Kong in 2019.
Jun 2, 2020 4:37:55 PM
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24 Media Startup Civil Shuts Down, Team Absorbed Into Decentralized ID Efforts at ConsenSys
https://www.coindesk.com/media-startup-civil-shuts-down-team-absorbed-into-decentralized-id-efforts-at-consensys

Blockchain media startup Civil is shutting down after three years, with its team pivoting to building decentralized identity tools at parent firm ConsenSys.
Jun 2, 2020 8:07:32 PM
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25 Bitcoin’s Price Drops by 8% in Less Than 5 Minutes
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoins-price-drops-by-800-in-less-than-5-minutes

Bitcoin's price fell more than $800 in under five minutes on Tuesday, pushing the broader cryptocurrency market into the red.
Jun 2, 2020 3:59:17 PM
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26 CBDCs With a Twist: The Public-Private Solutions Needed for Adoption
https://cointelegraph.com/news/cbdcs-with-a-twist-the-public-private-solutions-needed-for-adoption

Crypto pundits believe that central bank digital currencies based on public-private partnerships could see the light of day much sooner, as many solutions under development use the approach.


Jun 2, 2020 5:44:00 PM
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27 Zoom Won't Encrypt Free Calls So It Can Collaborate With FBI
https://cointelegraph.com/news/zoom-wont-encrypt-free-calls-so-it-can-collaborate-with-fbi

Zoom decides to provide limited encryption despite numerous security issues, while blockchain developers move ahead with privacy-focused solutions.


Jun 3, 2020 1:05:00 PM
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28 Blockchain Is Part of China’s Master Plan for New Competitor Island to Hong Kong
https://cointelegraph.com/news/blockchain-is-part-of-chinas-master-plan-for-new-competitor-island-to-hong-kong

China’s master plan for making Hainan a free trade island encourages institutions to use blockchain in transforming government function.


Jun 2, 2020 9:10:00 PM
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29 Hard Fork Sets Stage for Ethereum Classic’s Second Major Departure From Ethereum
https://www.coindesk.com/hard-fork-sets-stage-for-ethereum-classics-second-major-departure-from-ethereum

Ethereum Classic has largely followed Ethereum in lockstep. But as the larger chain goes toward Proof-of-Stake, ETC is sticking with Proof-of-Work.
Jun 3, 2020 10:07:55 AM
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30 Watch: Kraken’s Crypto Security Guide to Mobile Phones and WiFi
https://blog.kraken.com/post/5072/watch-krakens-crypto-security-guide-to-mobile-phones-and-wifi/

The Crypto Security Guide is a new video series designed to teach you security best practices, hosted by our top internal expert Nick Percoco.   The newest videos in our Crypto Security Guide series focus on mobile phone security and staying safe with public WiFi networks…

The post Watch: Kraken’s Crypto Security Guide to Mobile Phones and WiFi appeared first on Kraken Blog.


Jun 2, 2020 2:30:10 PM
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31 Volatility: $230M in BitMEX Liquidations Hit Bulls and Bears Alike
https://cointelegraph.com/news/volatility-230m-in-bitmex-liquidations-hit-bulls-and-bears-alike

The extreme volatility of the past 24 hours has seen $230 million in both longs and shorts liquidated on BitMEX.


Jun 3, 2020 4:08:00 AM
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32 The Decentralized Web Has Plans, if Not Solutions, for the Misinformation Nightmare
https://www.coindesk.com/the-decentralized-web-has-plans-if-not-solutions-to-the-misinformation-nightmare

Donald Trump's recent spat with Twitter over the limits of free speech poses a question: Could decentralized media do better? It hasn't yet, as Civil and TruStory show, but Jack Dorsey wants to test some ideas.
Jun 2, 2020 8:09:39 PM
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33 Matic Launches Mainnet Aiming to Bring More ‘Firepower’ to Ethereum
https://www.coindesk.com/matic-network-mainnet-rollout

Matic, a sidechain scaling solution for Ethereum, has deployed the first 10 nodes of its mainnet after several years in development.
Jun 3, 2020 12:16:15 PM
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34 Coinbase Repeats Pattern of Shutting Down When Bitcoin Gets Volatile
https://cointelegraph.com/news/coinbase-repeats-pattern-of-shutting-down-when-bitcoin-gets-volatile

Members of Crypto Twitter are speculating the busiest exchange in the U.S. may be intentionally crashing its site during volatile times.


Jun 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM
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35 Lightning Network Overhaul Could Strengthen Bitcoin Privacy – But Many ‘Ifs’ Remain
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-lightning-privacy-point-timelock-contracts-ptlcs

Bitcoin developers are exploring Point Timelock Contracts (PTLCs) to improve the privacy of payments on the Lightning Network.
Jun 3, 2020 8:01:12 AM
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36 3 Main Reasons Bitcoin’s Price Plummeted 14% in 15 Minutes to $8,600
https://cointelegraph.com/news/3-main-reasons-bitcoin-price-plummeted-14-in-15-minutes-to-8-600

The price of Bitcoin dropped 14% to $8,600 in less than 15 minutes in an intense long squeeze.


Jun 2, 2020 3:54:00 PM
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37 Cellphones, Bitcoin and the Citizen Tools of Anti-Authoritarianism, Feat. Alex Gladstein
https://www.coindesk.com/cellphones-bitcoin-and-the-citizen-tools-of-anti-authoritarianism-feat-alex-gladstein

As protests mount in the U.S., we sit down with an outspoken pro-bitcoin, anti-surveillance human-rights advocate.
Jun 2, 2020 7:28:53 PM
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38 Be Short After $10.3K Bitcoin Price ‘Head Fake,’ Veteran Trader Warns
https://cointelegraph.com/news/be-short-after-103k-bitcoin-price-head-fake-veteran-trader-warns

A brief breakout into bullish territory for BTC/USD was a red herring, says John Bollinger, who is urging “caution” among traders.


Jun 3, 2020 8:14:00 AM
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39 Blockstream Launches Ventures Initiative to Grow Liquid’s Ecosystem
https://cointelegraph.com/news/blockstream-launches-ventures-initiative-to-grow-liquids-ecosystem

Blockstream has launched an initiative intended to connect developers building on its Liquid sidechain with Bitcoin-focused investors and entrepreneurs.


Jun 3, 2020 9:49:00 AM
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40 Blockchain Is Not a Cure-All for Every Video Conferencing Flaw
https://cointelegraph.com/news/blockchain-is-not-a-cure-all-for-every-video-conferencing-flaw

Blockchain projects are developing video conferencing applications as remote working gains more popularity during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Jun 2, 2020 4:20:00 PM
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41 Market Wrap: Traders ‘Whack the Beehive’ as Bitcoin Surges Then Plunges
https://www.coindesk.com/market-wrap-traders-whack-the-beehive-as-bitcoin-surges-then-plunges

Bitcoin’s jump up and right back down is at least partially due to the crypto derivatives markets.
Jun 2, 2020 8:21:50 PM
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42 Bitcoin News Roundup for June 2, 2020
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-news-roundup-for-june-2-2020

With the price of bitcoin briefly breaking above $10,000, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back!
Jun 2, 2020 4:00:00 PM
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43 Telos to Use Blockchain for Food Assistance Platform
https://cointelegraph.com/news/telos-to-use-blockchain-for-food-assistance-platform

Telos has launched a partnership to deploy its blockchain to secure food assistance programs in the United States.


Jun 3, 2020 11:00:00 AM
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44 Ripple and Brazil’s Central Bank Hold Closed Meeting to Discuss ‘Institutional Matters’
https://cointelegraph.com/news/ripple-and-brazils-central-bank-hold-closed-meeting-to-discuss-institutional-matters

Ripple continues to expand its presence in Brazil, holding a meeting with officials at the country’s central bank.


Jun 3, 2020 10:58:00 AM
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45 VanEck’s MVIS and CryptoCompare Launch Bitcoin Benchmark Rate
https://cointelegraph.com/news/vanecks-mvis-and-cryptocompare-launch-bitcoin-benchmark-rate

VanEck company MVIS and crypto data provider CryptoCompare are launching a new hourly Bitcoin Benchmark Rate.


Jun 3, 2020 9:07:00 AM
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46 Daily Market Report for June 02 2020
https://blog.kraken.com/post/5188/daily-market-report-for-june-02-2020/

June 02 2020 
KRAKEN DIGITAL ASSET EXCHANGE
 $768M traded across all markets today
 Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP 
BTC 
$9,499 
↓0.99% 
$585M
ETH 
$235.5 
↓1.51% 
$101M
USDT 
$1.00 
↑0.01% 
$18.8M
XRP 
$0.2014 
↓2.02% 
$14.6M
BCH 
$248.8 
↑1.77% 
$10.8M
XTZ 
$2.88 
↓0.69% 
$9.61M
LTC 
$45.53 
↓3.60% 
$8.08M
ADA 
$0.0770 
↓3.32% 
$6.96M
XLM 
$0.0787 
↑5.08% 
$3.34M
EOS 
$2.65 
↓2.21% 
$2.91M
XMR 
$66.3 
↓0.27% 
$2.11M
ZEC 
$51.3 
↓2.43% 
$1.19M
DASH 
$78.1 
↑0.23% 
$941,175
ETC 
$6.92 
↓1.28% 
$874,100
ATOM 
$2.73 
↑1.79% 
$764,500
QTUM 
$1.79 
↓5.29% 
$304,694
REP 
$13.49 
↑2.74% 
$270,800
DOGE 
$0.0026 
↓4.32% 
$131,322
MLN 
$4.06 
↓1.22% 
$75,090
GNO 
$25.02 
↑1.05% 
$70,846

The post Daily Market Report for June 02 2020 appeared first on Kraken Blog.


Jun 2, 2020 9:03:24 PM
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47 First Mover: ECB Stimulus May Offer Market Hope After Bitcoin Fails (Again) to Break $10K
https://www.coindesk.com/first-mover-ecb-stimulus-may-offer-market-hope-after-bitcoin-fails-again-to-break-10k

After another failure above the $10,000 mark, some bitcoin traders are now looking ahead to this week's European Central Bank meeting, where authorities could commit to an extra €500 billion in money injections – er, asset purchases.
Jun 3, 2020 11:33:40 AM
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48 Blockchain Underpinning Much of Germany’s Renewable Energy Evolution
https://cointelegraph.com/news/blockchain-underpinning-much-of-germanys-renewable-energy-evolution

As Germany shuts down all nuclear and coal-based energy production, blockchain is underpinning many renewable energy platforms.


Jun 3, 2020 1:09:00 PM
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49 Vitalik Tells CZ to Think Bigger: Crypto Is More Than Just ‘Protest’ Money
https://cointelegraph.com/news/vitalik-tells-cz-to-think-bigger-crypto-is-more-than-just-protest-money

The Ethereum co-founder says the crypto community needs to get with the times.


Jun 3, 2020 3:40:00 AM
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50 Charles Hoskinson: 'I Don't Live in Vitalik's Mind'
https://cointelegraph.com/news/charles-hoskinson-i-dont-live-in-vitaliks-mind

Charles Hoskinson laments Vitalik Buterin’s inability to engage in a meaningful discussion about Cardano, which in his opinion hurts Ethereum.


Jun 2, 2020 7:25:00 PM
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51 US Offers $5M Bounty for Arrest of Venezuela’s Crypto Chief
https://www.coindesk.com/us-venezuela-petro-most-wanted

The head of Venezuela's state-backed petro cryptocurrency has been added to the U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Most Wanted list.
Jun 2, 2020 2:56:39 PM
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