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    The Ontario Securities Commission has reached a settlement agreement with CoinLaunch over its alleged failure to register with the Canadian watchdog. The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has reached a settlement agreement with the crypto firm CoinLaunch Corp as of July 22. According to an announcement by the OSC, there will be a public settlement hearing […]

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    Uganda to Deploy MediConnect’s Blockchain Platform for Tracing Fake Drugs

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    • EnCirca has opened up applications for website names ending in “.ETH,” citing a lack of cyber-squatting protection for blockchain brand names. Domain registrar company EnCirca has announced that it is accepting pre-registration applications for the Ethereum website extension, “.ETH”. EnCirca said that it will be accepting applications until August 10, in a press release on

    • San Marino has signed an MoU with blockchain application platform VeChain to deploy blockchain tech to incentivize environmentally friendly behavior. The Republic of San Marino has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with blockchain application platform VeChain. Per the agreement, the two entities aim to deploy blockchain technology to incentivize sustainable ecological behavior from citizens,

    • Bakkt has begun testing its physically delivered Bitcoin futures, as experts predict a full launch this quarter. Bakkt, the long-awaited Bitcoin (BTC) futures platform from the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has begun testing the delivery of BTC futures, according to an official tweet on July 22.Per the tweet, user acceptance testing for Bitcoin daily and monthly

    • Robinhood, a company with crypto trading options, has raised $323 million in its latest funding round, putting it at a $7.6 billion valuation. Cryptocurrency-inclusive trading platform Robinhood has raised $323 million in a recent funding round. Robinhood shared the figure in an official announcement on July 22.As per the report, the investment firm DST Global

    • BitMEX is reportedly in trouble. Does the CFTC’s investigation have a negative impact on the crypto market? Some analysts think it doesn’t. Seychelles-based cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is reportedly in trouble. Soon after Nouriel Roubini, a New York University professor of economics and anti-cryptocurrency pundit, criticized BitMEX of violating regulations, it was reported on July 19

    • A survey from instant messaging application Viber shows that 49% of Americans and Brits would not trust Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. Almost half of Americans and Brits would not trust Facebook in regards to its long-awaited stablecoin Libra, technology and market-focused news platform Telecoms.com reported on July 22.Facebook’s trust issues could hurt Libra projectCiting a survey

    • Germany’s central bank said that potential benefits of Facebook’s Libra should be made possible despite associated risks. Potential benefits of Facebook’s Libra should be made possible despite the existing regulatory uncertainty and associated risks, Germany’s central bank said.In a monthly bulletin called “Crypto tokens in payment transactions and in securities settlement” released on July 22,

    • The Iranian government’s Economic Commission has approved a mechanism of cryptocurrency mining in the country. The Iranian government’s Economic Commission has approved a mechanism of cryptocurrency mining in the country, according to an announcement by the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture on July 22.Iran’s Economic Commission approves crypto mining ‘mechanism’Governor of the

    • The Palestinian government plans to use cryptocurrency as an alternative to the Israeli shekel fiat currency, according to the country’s prime minister. Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh reiterated that his government is considering using cryptocurrency as an alternative to the Israeli shekel fiat currency, English-language local media Al-Monitor reports on July 22.Shtayyeh said at the

    • sponsored EOS-based project offers the players to put their achievements, leaderboards and in-game assets on the blockchain platform and trade them. A blockchain mobile gaming platform says it allows players to get the “true ownership” of their digital assets and enables “secure trading” with other users. Itam Games has created an ecosystem, which includes a store

    • A blanket ban on cryptocurrencies has been reportedly recommended by an Indian government panel. An Indian government panel recommended a ban on cryptocurrencies, Reuters reports on July 22.Is India finally about to ban cryptocurrencies?The panel recommended to the government today to ban cryptocurrencies and impose sanctions for any dealings involving crypto assets. Reuters adds that,

    • Damian Collins, a senior official at the British Parliament and known Facebook critic, said that Libra will be open to massive fraud. Damian Collins, a senior official at the British Parliament and known critic of Facebook, wants to probe the firm’s crypto project Libra.Damian Collins says Libra is going to be open to massive fraud Collins,

    • SWIFT says it conducted a successful trial of instant cross-border transfers in Asia. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) announced a successful trial of instant cross-border transfers in Asia in a press release published on July 18.Per the release, the trial performed instant payments between 17 banks located in Australia, China, Canada, Luxembourg,

    • An open car hardware wallet solution will be provided by Daimler, the corporation behind Mercedes-Benz, in partnership with blockchain startup Riddle & Code. Daimler, the German multinational corporation behind the Mercedes-Benz brand, partnered with European blockchain interface solutions startup Riddle & Code to provide an open car hardware wallet solution, the startup announced in a

    • The new level of nearly 80 tera hashes per second is unprecedented in Bitcoin’s history, and follows repeated records. Bitcoin (BTC) now has more computing power behind its security than ever before, passing another milestone as hash rate reaches an all-time high. Data from monitoring resource Blockchain confirmed that the Bitcoin network’s total hash rate reached

    • Stability around $10,600 for Bitcoin price is unlikely to linger long, after several weeks of huge up and down moves for markets. Bitcoin (BTC) price saw a rare spell of stability on July 22 as cryptocurrency markets began the week on a broadly stable note.  Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin price weekly chart settled but

    • Bitcoin will be the part of crypto innovation that really changes changes the world, the billionaire investor tells mainstream media. Bitcoin (BTC) will be the ultimate benefactor from interest in Facebook Libra and cryptocurrencies, billionaire Tim Draper has said. Bridges to a ‘Bitcoin environment’Speaking to CNBC in an interview on July 19, Draper, who is well

    • A new blockchain project has launched a registry that would divvy up and tokenize portions of the lunar surface. A new blockchain project has launched a registry that would divvy up and tokenize portions of the lunar surface. Dubbed Diana — after the Roman goddess of the hunt and the moon — the project launched on

    • The Iranian Economic Commission has reportedly finalized a power pricing scheme for cryptocurrency miners. The Iranian Economic Commission has reportedly finalized a tariff scheme for cryptocurrency miners, according to a July 21 report from Iranian economic daily Financial Tribune. Per the report, Energy Minister Homayoon Ha’eri announced that, while the tariff scheme has been finalized, it

    • Tron founder Justin Sun has invited more notable figures from the crypto space to a lunch with Warren Buffett. Justin Sun, the founder of Tron and winner of the annual auction for a lunch with renowned investor Warren Buffett, has invited more notable figures from the crypto industry to attend. Earlier today, July 21, Sun invited

    • Benoit Coeure of the European Central Bank said that Libra cannot launch until regulators are satisfied it is safe. Benoit Coeure, a board member of the European Central Bank, said that Facebook’s Libra coin will not launch until global regulators are satisfied. Speaking to Reuters at the G7 summit in Chantilly, France on July 18, Coeure

    • Iran’s customs administration has not issued licenses for importing digital currency mining equipment into the country due to the absence of approval from the government. Iran’s customs administration has not issued licenses for importing digital currency mining equipment into the country due to the absence of approval from the government.Deputy President of the Islamic Republic

    • Bank of America has filed a patent application for a settlement system citing the Ripple ledger. Bank of America has filed for a patent for a settlement system citing the Ripple ledger, according to a filing on Google Patents.The patent in question — the application of which was published on June 6 — describes a

    • U.S. politicians tell a Facebook exec that Libra endangers Americans more than 9/11, BitMEX lands in hot water and Vitalik Buterin reveals his big idea for Ethereum. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights,

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    • Cannabis Stock Destroyed by 81% Decline on Clinical Trial Failure July 23, 2019
      Intec Pharma Ltd. is a tiny company in the space of pot stocks, doing clinical research involving cannabis. But one of their drugs failed a Stage III clinical trial. Intec’s stock got crushed and lost 81 percent of its value. Death of A Cannabis Stock Dream Intec has three drugs in its pipeline, including cannabis […]
      Lawrence Meyers
    • Justin Sun Suffers Health Setback, Reschedules Lunch with Warren Buffett July 22, 2019
      Readers may recall that Justin Sun won a prized lunch date with investing legend Warren Buffett earlier this year, bidding a record $4.57 million at a charity auction. $TRX down 8% in minutes after Justin Sun cancels his Warren Buffet lunch. Only in crypto. https://t.co/6WykY2LO6H — Alex Krüger (@krugermacro) July 22, 2019 Warren Buffett’s Tron […]
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    • Cannabis Stocks Could Get High on an Andrew Yang Presidency July 22, 2019
      Andrew Yang is the Democratic presidential candidate with the lowest profile. That’s unfortunate because he’s not only one of the more reasonable candidates on the slate, but he also has some very interesting policy ideas – including one that would boost cannabis stocks. Marijuana is already legal in most states for medical use and in […]
      Lawrence Meyers
    • Crypto Market Leaders Differ on Pace of Inst Adoption. Who’s Right? July 22, 2019
        Bitcoin is in the midst of a tremendous run that saw the crypto rise from $3,693.85 in January 2019 to as high as $13,880 in June. That’s an increase of over 275 percent in just six months. Many investors assume that institutional money has finally arrived and these big financial firms are the ones […]
      Kiril Nikolaev
    • Natalie Portman Swings Thor’s Hammer, Insecure Trolls Lose Their Minds July 22, 2019
      Natalie Portman is waking up a new generation of frost giants. Crusty men are rising up all across the Internet, angry that Portman will now be wielding Mjolnir, Thor’s famous hammer. Marvel’s Next Thor: Natalie Portman The news was announced on Saturday at Comic-Con International in San Deigo. Portman has appeared in 2011’s “Thor” and […]
      Aaron Weaver
    • Robinhood Raises $323 Million, Still Worth Less Than Coinbase July 22, 2019
      Robinhood has raised a colossal $323 million in its latest funding efforts, making the millennial-focused stock-and-crypto trading app worth approximately $7.6 billion. Despite its mainstream appeal, the “no commission” broker is still worth less than Bitcoin-focused Coinbase, which boasts a valuation of more than $8 billion. Robinhood Touts New Features After $7.6 Billion Valuation The […]
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    • Bank of America Patents Method Using Ripple Technology July 22, 2019
      A non-utility patent filed by Bank of America has Ripple fans in high spirits today. The patent, which is dubbed “Real-time net settlement by distributed ledger system,” directly references Ripple’s digital ledger technology in multiple illustrations. 20/07/2019 🚨 @BankofAmerica PATENT just went public showing use of @Ripple DLT 🚨SOURCE: https://t.co/pmeDcJVa1u#XRP #XRPcommunity #xrpthestandard #xrparmy pic.twitter.com/rvLnVSBLvZ — […]
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    • Circle Expands to Bermuda, Praises Pro-Crypto Island Government July 22, 2019
      Circle announced today that it will be expanding its regulated services to Bermuda, using its new position in the island nation to service its global audience. Circle cited Bermuda’s pro-crypto regulatory environment as a primary motivation for expanding to the island nation. According to the announcement: “While many governments around the world have not kept […]
      P. H. Madore
    • Dow Flat-Lines as U.S. Economy Shows Stability at the End of Q2 July 22, 2019
      The Dow struggled to keep pace with the broader U.S. stock market on Monday, as shares of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) weighed on the blue-chip index. The U.S. economy appears to have stabilized at the end of the second quarter, raising cautious optimism that policymakers won’t have to resort to […]
      Sam Bourgi
    • Elizabeth Warren Accidentally Just Made the Case for Bitcoin July 22, 2019
        Elizabeth Warren’s team released a blog post today with the apparent intention of scaring people into voting for the Democrat, but “The Coming Economic Crash — And How to Stop It” may have a different effect altogether for those getting interested in Bitcoin. Bitcoin and Facebook have been in the news regularly as of […]
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