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Feb 20, 2020 2:00:21 PM
1 HSBC to Drop 35,000 Jobs and Invest in Digital Finance

Banking giant HSBC plans to terminate about 35,000 of global jobs while doubling down on disruptive technology

Feb 19, 2020 10:08:00 PM

2 Tim Draper-Backed Startup Launches Blockchain Browser to Avoid Censorship

Unstoppable Domains is rolling out a blockchain-based browser to simplify access to the decentralized web

Feb 19, 2020 8:57:00 PM

3 Price Analysis Feb 19: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, XTZ, LINK

After the recent correction and recovery, several major cryptocurrencies appear to be consolidating before resuming their uptrend

Feb 19, 2020 6:24:00 PM

4 Chainlink’s Sergey Nazarov on What DeFi Can Learn From Early Exchange Hacks

A breakdown of the role of price oracles in the recent DeFi attacks, plus what DeFi can learn from early exchange hacks.
Feb 19, 2020 8:00:00 PM

5 Bitcoin-Only Exchange Coinfloor Now Focuses on Consumer BTC Services

After going Bitcoin-only, U.K.’s oldest crypto exchange Coinfloor starts promoting “no BS” approach in crypto

Feb 19, 2020 6:05:00 PM

6 Former Ripple Business VP Takes Role at Major Bank Standard Chartered

Kahina Van Dyke, a former executive at Ripple and Facebook, has taken on a major role in managing the institutional clients of major bank Standard Chartered

Feb 19, 2020 8:51:00 PM

7 Gram Token Injunction Could Go Down to the Wire

Gram investors may be able to claim a refund if Telegram does not launch its network before April 30

Feb 20, 2020 5:48:00 AM

8 Financial Services: The Coming Cataclysm

The next era of financial services will pit Wall Street against Silicon Valley against open protocols, like bitcoin, says author Alex Tapscott.
Feb 19, 2020 5:21:07 PM

9 Bitcoin Price Plummets $800 in an Hour

Today’s Bitcoin flash crash also wiped 5% or more off most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies

Feb 20, 2020 1:45:00 AM

10 Mystery VC Firm Wants Sensitive Evidence Redacted From Telegram Case

“Investor F” claims that SEC evidence brought against the Telegram ICO contains valuable trade secrets

Feb 20, 2020 9:36:00 AM

11 South Korea’s Central Bank Is Building a New Blockchain System for the Bond Market

The Bank of Korea is reportedly looking to build a blockchain system for the Korean bond market.
Feb 20, 2020 4:00:00 AM

12 The Flash Loan Attacks Explained (for Everybody)

Today we're breaking down the flash loan attacks that rocked the DeFi community in a way even your grandpa can understand, presented in both audio and full-text format.
Feb 19, 2020 6:50:00 PM

13 Institutions Eye Bitcoin as Hedge Against Global Economic Volatility

Hedging was traditionally the preserve of traditional finance, but it’s making its way into DeFi as institutions eye up Bitcoin as a successor of gold

Feb 19, 2020 5:01:00 PM

14 Bitcoin Slides Back Below $10K Amid Quick Bearish Sell-Off

Bitcoin has dipped back below the psychological area of support near the $10,000 level amid a 20 minute bearish sell-off.
Feb 19, 2020 11:52:55 PM

15 Daily Market Report for February 19 2020

February 19 2020 KRAKEN DIGITAL ASSET EXCHANGE $186M traded across all markets today Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP  BTC $10,096 ↓0.68% $87.8M ETH $271.4 ↓3.25% $54.6M XTZ $3.71 ↑7.54% $11.2M XRP $0.2895 ↓2.90% $9.64M LTC $75.16 ↓2.64% $6.34M BCH $394.9 ↓6.33% $4.5M USDT $1.00 →0.00% $2.68M XMR $82.8 ↓4.02% $1.38M ADA $0.0602 ↓3.84% $1.24M ATOM $4.51 ↓1.86% $1.23M EOS $4.33 ↓6.07% $1.17M DASH $109.7 ↓5.25% $1.03M ETC $9.23 ↓5.82% $838,065 XLM $0.0739 ↓2.96% $795,157 ZEC $64.9 ↓1.04% $731,681 REP $14.31 ↓0.49% $468,442 MLN $5.42 ↓4.41% $303,961 QTUM $2.58 ↓1.53% $162,974 GNO $20.18 ↓2.75% $42,129 DOGE $0.0027 ↓3.78% $32,370 Visit the About section on our blog for more information about the Kraken Daily Market Report here.

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Feb 19, 2020 10:03:22 PM

16 Cardano to Undergo Network Upgrade in Preparation for Shelley

Cardano is getting ready for its highly anticipated network upgrade that will remove the “training wheels” from the network and let the community decide on block validators

Feb 20, 2020 12:45:00 PM

17 Investor Fortress Raises Buyout Offer for Mt. Gox Creditor Claims by 71%

Fortress is now offering creditors a "premium price tier" of $1,300 on every bitcoin held by the defunct exchange's estate.
Feb 20, 2020 12:04:05 PM

18 Bitcoin Gold Is Held Captive by Whale With Almost Half the Supply

BTG markets are being manipulated by a Bitfinex whale, an analyst argues

Feb 19, 2020 7:47:00 PM

19 ICO Project Enigma Settles SEC Charges Over $45M Token Sale

The SEC settled charges with Engima MPC alleging it raised $45 million in an unregistered securities sale with its 2017 ICO. Engima will refund investors and pay a penalty.
Feb 19, 2020 5:09:13 PM

20 Ethereum Price Aims for $300 But M-Top Could Reverse the Trend

Ethereum price looks to set a new 2020 high but the loss of momentum is opening a door for bears to reverse the rally

Feb 19, 2020 9:15:00 PM

21 Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the DeFi ‘Flash Loan’ Attack

Here's a plain-English breakdown of the bZx attacks and their broader implications for the budding DeFi markets.
Feb 19, 2020 10:50:04 PM

22 Tim Draper Buys 2.5% of Aragon Tokens, Becomes Governance Whale

Venture capitalist Tim Draper now controls about 2.5 percent of ANT, the token behind Aragon Network’s digital court system.
Feb 19, 2020 5:00:07 PM

23 Brazilian Central Bank Promises Instant Payment Platform to Compete With Crypto

Brazil’s central bank president stated that its new payment platform is intended to compete with blockchain-based payment technologies

Feb 20, 2020 12:49:00 PM

24 Israeli Banks Should Not Deny Services to Crypto Firms: Attorney General

Israeli banks should not deny services to firms involved with crypto, attorney general Avichai Mandelblit said

Feb 20, 2020 3:10:00 AM

25 EU Can’t Decide What to do with Libra

Libra, the digital currency from Facebook, is raising more than a few eyebrows in the European Union

Feb 20, 2020 6:47:00 AM

26 No, Concentration Among Miners Isn’t Going to Break Bitcoin

Bitcoin's resilience doesn't depend on widely distributed mining power. It just requires self-interested miners, says CoinDesk columnist Hasu.
Feb 20, 2020 5:00:00 AM

27 Crypto Accused of Facilitating Illegal Gambling — What Are the Odds?

Crypto has continued to attract a lot of negative attention for its increasing popularity within the global illegal gambling market

Feb 20, 2020 12:35:00 PM

28 Gemcoin Founder Admits to Fraud in $147 Million Scheme

Gemcoin mastermind faces 10-year prison sentence over $147 million cryptocurrency scheme

Feb 20, 2020 4:20:00 AM

29 Gemcoin Founder Agrees to Plead Guilty to Fraud, Tax Evasion for $147M Scheme

Steve Chen agreed to plead guilty to tax evasion and conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with the $147 million Gemcoin scheme.
Feb 19, 2020 9:26:15 PM

30 Dutch Authorities Arrest 2 in Million-Euro Crypto Money Laundering Investigations

Dutch tax enforcers with the Netherlands’ Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service arrested two men Monday for laundering millions of euros in cryptocurrency.
Feb 20, 2020 6:10:19 AM

31 Blockchain for the Environment: It Is Real and It Is Here

Blockchain technology could be the main tool in the efforts to combat climate changes

Feb 20, 2020 2:00:00 AM

32 Brazil’s Central Bank to Launch Near-Instant Payments as a Response to Cryptocurrencies

The PIX payments system is coming to Brazil next winter, promising almost instant transfers for individuals and businesses.
Feb 20, 2020 8:30:00 AM

33 OpenNode Finds Way for Retailers to Turn Fiat Payments Into Bitcoin (Using Apple Pay)

Bitcoin-loving retailers can now receive BTC from customers paying in fiat.
Feb 19, 2020 11:00:03 PM

34 Fortress Financial Group Increases Buyout Offer for Mt. Gox Claims

The group has offered more to purchase claims from creditors who lost money from the infamous $480 million hack

Feb 20, 2020 5:20:00 AM

35 Julian Assange Allegedly Offered Pardon for Denying Russian Hacking

The WikiLeaks founder’s lawyer claims a U.S. congressman offered a pardon for denying Russian involvement in the DNC leak

Feb 20, 2020 6:00:00 AM

36 National Stock Exchange of Australia Plans DLT Platform to Compete With ASX

National Stock Exchange of Australia owner NSX Ltd. and financial institution iSignthis are forming joint venture to offer a digital securities trading platform.
Feb 20, 2020 10:00:08 AM

37 US Court Tells Telegram and SEC to Focus on ‘Economic Realities’ of Gram Token Sale

In his first public comments on the case, federal judge P. Kevin Castel called on Telegram and the SEC to consider the "economic realities" of the case such as the gram token’s secondary market.
Feb 19, 2020 10:55:05 PM

38 Bitcoin Traps Buyers With Biggest Daily Price Loss in Three Months

Bitcoin took its biggest daily fall in three months on Wednesday, but prices remain in the bullish zone for now.
Feb 20, 2020 11:05:24 AM

39 Dubai Gov’t to Launch KYC Blockchain Consortium in Q1 2020

Dubai government to launch a KYC blockchain consortium in collaboration with six banks in Q1 2020

Feb 19, 2020 5:24:00 PM

40 On-Chain Activity Suggests Bitcoin Price Volatility Will Continue, Thanks to ‘Whales’

Bitcoin’s price volatility spiked in January and could further increase over the near term because “whales” have begun accumulating coins.
Feb 19, 2020 8:42:07 PM

41 US Bitcoin Miner Aims to Repatriate 30% of Hash Rate Citing National Security

New US Bitcoin mining outfit Layer1 has launched operations and aims to ‘repatriate’ 30% of the hash rate for the sake of ‘national security’

Feb 20, 2020 12:32:00 AM

42 Norwegian Air May Allow Customers to Pay With Crypto as Soon as Spring

Norwegian would accept cryptocurrency payments via its sister firm, crypto exchange NBX.
Feb 20, 2020 1:00:22 PM

43 SEC Nails Enigma ICO: Orders Refund, Registration and Fine

The SEC has ordered Enigma to return investor funds from its 2017 ENG token ICO and pay a fine, due to the ICO’s status as an unregistered security

Feb 19, 2020 6:16:00 PM

44 Dutch Authorities Arrest Two Men for Alleged Crypto Money Laundering

Dutch financial authorities have arrested two men for laundering money with cryptocurrencies

Feb 20, 2020 10:10:00 AM

45 EU Official: We Can’t Regulate Libra Without More Details

The European Union is still trying to figure out what to do about Libra, according to a new memo.
Feb 19, 2020 8:03:41 PM

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