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    UPS Integrates Blockchain Platform to Improve Merchant Supply Chains

    Logistics giant UPS and e-commerce tech firm Inxeption have launched a blockchain platform aimed to improve merchant supply chains. Major American postal carrier UPS and e-commerce technology company Inxeption have jointly rolled out a blockchain-powered platform to improve merchant supply chains. The development was announced in a press release published on March 21. The new […]

    Report: Bitmain Plans to Set Up 200,000 Crypto Mining Machines in China

    Vitalik Buterin: High Ethereum Price Good for Security, Ecosystem Development

    China’s Alibaba Partners With Chinese Software Giant to Promote Blockchain Development

    US Missoula County Considers Requiring Crypto Miners to Use Renewable Energy

    Texas: Crypto AriseBank CEO Pleads Guilty to Deceiving Investors in $4.2 Million Case

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    • LBank and Bit-Z both held the top position in ranked exchanges by adjusted volume on CoinMarketCap today. Today, on March 21, both LBank and Bit-Z overtook leading exchange Binance on the adjusted trade volume cryptocurrency exchange rankings on CoinMarketCap, but research published on March 18 by the Tie suggests most of their volume is fake.

    • Binance research found correlations among crypto assets in BTC terms have waned, while they have strengthened in USD since 2017. Price correlations among major cryptocurrencies increased against the U.S. dollar (USD) but fell in Bitcoin (BTC) terms, a new report from cryptocurrency exchange Binance revealed on March 20.Part of an investigation into price trends within

    • The trustee of Mt.Gox has announced that he has concluded the processing of creditors’ rehabilitation claims. Nobuaki Kobayashi, trustee of the now-defunct Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Mt. Gox, has announced he has concluded the processing of creditors’ rehabilitation claims and that they will be notified of the results within days. The announcement was published in an

    • Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance is seemingly working on the implementation of margin trading. Changes made to the public Application Programming Interface (API) of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance seemingly reveal that the company is working on implementing margin trading.A Reddit user brought the API changes to public attention on March 20 after they were updated last

    • Anders Fogh Rasmussen will advise the Swiss platform on identity two months after it released its proof-of-concept. Swiss blockchain identity network Concordium has hired former Danish prime minister and NATO secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen as a strategic advisor, the company confirmed in a press release on March 20.The Concordium Foundation, the controlling entity behind

    • Analysts have accused the WSJ of using flawed investigative methods when reporting on alleged laundering via crypto exchange ShapeShift. Blockchain intelligence firm CipherBlade has accused the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) of using flawed investigative methods and thus overestimating the extent of alleged money laundering via crypto exchange ShapeShift. CipherBlade’s analysis of the WSJ report was

    • The integration will see improved accessibility for users of Sirin’s Finney smartphone, with MEW becoming a featured wallet interface. Swiss developer Sirin Labs will integrate popular cryptocurrency interface MyEtherWallet (MEW) in its Finney blockchain smartphone, the company confirmed on social media on March 21.Sirin, which released Finney late last year, will now allow MEW users

    • At least one scammer is reportedly gaming other users on the blockchain-powered event betting platform Augur by creating deliberately invalid markets. At least one scammer is reportedly gaming other users on the blockchain-powered event betting platform Augur by creating deliberately invalid markets, according to a Reddit thread published on March 20.Created by the non-profit Forecast

    • The successful candidate will advise on partnership deals and overseas product expansion, as well as risk strategy. Facebook is seeking to hire a senior lawyer with experience in both blockchain and payments, a job description uploaded to its website this week confirms.Facebook, which has hinted about plans involving blockchain, cryptocurrency and payments across its social

    • Blockchain development company Lightning Labs announced the initial release of Lightning Network offramp Lightning Loop. Blockchain development company Lightning Labs has announced the initial release of the Lightning Network offramp Lightning Loop in a post on its blog published on March 20.Per the announcement, the software provides a non-custodial way to receive funds through the

    • Payment platform Square is hiring cryptocurrency engineers and is offering to pay them in digital currency. United States-based payment platform Square is hiring cryptocurrency engineers and is offering to pay them in digital currency, according to a tweet published by Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey on March 20.In the tweet, Dorsey announces that “Square

    • Switzerland’s Federal Assembly has approved proposals to instruct lawmakers on cryptocurrency regulation. The legislative body of the Swiss government, the Federal Assembly, has approved a motion to instruct the Federal Council to adapt existing legislation for cryptocurrency regulation. Coitelegraph auf Deutsch reported on the development on March 20.The motion introduced by Liberal assemblyman Giovanni Merlini

    • North Korean political dissident group Cheollima Civil Defence is selling Ethereum-based visas valid for entering the country after its supposed liberation. North Korean political dissident group Cheollima Civil Defence (CCD) is selling Ethereum-based (ETH) visas for entering the country once it is supposedly liberated.The CCD’s website advertises a “Limited issuance of 200,000 anonymous blockchain visas

    • QuadrigaCX’s legal council has formed a dedicated committee to help provide guidance in representing affected clients of the exchange. A new committee appointed by law firms Miller Thomson and Cox & Palmer will provide guidance in representing affected clients of major Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX. The development was announced in a court notice on March

    • Another multi-million dollar token sale that sold out in minutes on Binance Launchpad shows that appetite for new coins with strong use cases is returning. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should

    • Ethereum is most likely not a security under U.S. laws, but a statement by the SEC chairman did not confirm it. Ethereum is most likely not a security under existing United States laws, as previously said by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Corporate Finance head William Hinman.”Based on my understanding of the

    • Nvidia, which saw a massive drop in GPU sales due to the crypto bear market, is now confident it will sell out leftover inventory in Q1. Major global chip maker Nvidia expects to complete sales of remaining inventory built up in expectation of crypto mining demand, according to a Bloomberg report on March 19. The

    • Cryptocurrency markets ares seeing mixed signals, with U.S. crude reaching $60 for the first time in around four months. Wednesday, March 20 — cryptocurrency markets are seeing mixed signals today after moderate growth yesterday. Most top coins are slightly down, with Bitcoin (BTC) trading at around $4,060 at press time.Market visualization from Coin360BTC is down

    • Asset management platform Caspian announced that it has launched support for cryptocurrency futures and options trading. Institutional crypto trading, portfolio and risk management platform Caspian announced that it has integrated its platform with cryptocurrency futures and options trading exchange Deribit. The news was revealed in a press release from Caspian published on March 20.Per the

    • A number of banks revealed plans to issue their own tokens, following JPMorgan Chase’s move. This week, a number of banks shed light on their respective crypto-related projects, following the recent expansion of JPMorgan Chase into the field. IBM was the big mover. A joint announcement by IBM and Stellar (XMR) said that as many

    • American crowdfunding portal SeriesOne partnered with Polymath to enhance raising capital via its security token protocol. United States-based crowdfunding platform SeriesOne has partnered with security token protocol platform Polymath, according to a press release published on March 19. The new partnership intends to create a digital securities offering ecosystem via the SeriesOne platform. According to

    • CoinMarketCap announced that it will launch two cryptocurrency benchmark indices on multiple major finance platforms. CoinMarketCap announced that it will launch two cryptocurrency benchmark indices on Nasdaq Global Index Data Service, Bloomberg Terminal, Thomson Reuters Eikon and Börse Stuttgart. The news was revealed in a post on the crypto data firm’s blog, published on March

    • The platform should go live March 26, Huobi executives say, and will be available for both major and private investors. Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global is launching a dedicated platform for pre-release token sales, the company confirmed in a blog post on March 20.The platform, dubbed Huobi Prime, aims to give participating investors access to

    • Despite a billion-dollar valuation, an EOS glitch shows the pitfalls of blockchain for finance. Blockchain projects that comprise the greater cryptocurrency sector’s market cap are unquestionably bootstrapped — a product of ingenuity and crowdsourced blockchain fundraising.But with the industry evolving further in the last few years, gaps between mature projects and less developed ones are

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    • Bitcoin Savings Accounts: Crypto’s Next Big Thing? March 21, 2019
      When BlockFi began offering interest-bearing accounts earlier this month, it seemed to have struck gold. Giving people a place to securely store their bitcoin or ether is paying off for the company and crypto holders. An impressive 10,000 people have signed up for accounts. Almost all of them, roughly 90%, are retail investors. As the […]
      Tedra DeSue
    • Patriots Owner’s ‘Graphic’ Sex Tape Could Be Released to Peeping Tom Public March 21, 2019
      Robert Kraft’s graphic sex tape — where he’s caught on video receiving oral sex at a Florida massage parlor — will probably be released publicly. That’s what Florida authorities said one day after the billionaire New England Patriots owner filed a motion to keep the police surveillance videos kept under seal. Martin County Sheriff William […]
      Samantha Chang
    • Fake Wasabi Bitcoin Wallet Emerges March 21, 2019
      A fake version of Wasabi wallet, probably designed to steal bitcoins, has emerged online at wasabibitcoinwallet.org. (Don’t visit that site.) Wasabi Lead Developer Exposes Fake Website According to Wasabi developer nopara73 (the only confirmed identity he has), the site is only trying to assault Windows users. Only the Windows version of the wallet is actually […]
      P. H. Madore
    • Bitcoin’s 4th Largest Exchange to Support Tron Stablecoin March 21, 2019
      The liquidity of the Tron network is about to go to the next level. As we previously reported, Tether is expanding its USDT product to the Tron blockchain. Now the community has heard from a veteran exchange – USDT-Tron is going to list on OKEx. 4th Largest Bitcoin Exchange to Support USDT-Tron OKEx is the […]
      P. H. Madore
    • Russian Gold Stockpile Grows as Analysts Warn of Global Recession March 21, 2019
      Following sanctions imposed on Russia, Putin is supporting a mass gold stockpile expansion and a sale of U.S. debt holdings. With a trade war blazing, and sanctions laid across countries to force North Korea and its associates into submission, what happens to other economies? Countries like Russia are using this opportunity to step away from […]
      Matthew Proffitt
    • Vitalik Buterin Cashed Out Large Sums of ETH During 2017 Crypto Frenzy March 21, 2019
      Ethereum mastermind Vitalik Buterin, who holds 350,000 ETH in his main wallet address, allegedly cashed out $40 million worth of ETH between June 2017 and February 2018. The findings came to light by Alex Sunnarborg, a founding partner of the crypto hedge fund Tetra Capital, who dug into Vitalik’s historical account data. The Breakdown of […]
      Nick Tsakanikas
    • Newsflash: Dow Surges 250 Points to Race Past 26,000 March 21, 2019
      The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened to sharp losses on Thursday and then promptly began a massive recovery that achieved what few on Wall Street thought it would today: cross the 26,000 mark on the back of a blockbuster rally. Dow Reverses Early Losses to Jump Past 26,000 As of 2:53 pm ET, the Dow […]
      Josiah Wilmoth
    • Why Square’s Bitcoin Hiring Spree is Crucial for Crypto Adoption March 21, 2019
      Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Square, the $32.7 billion mobile payment giant based in the U.S., revealed that Square would fund three to four developers and a designer to work on the open-source protocol of Bitcoin and the crypto ecosystem. Independent of the core business strategies of Square, the team of developers and a designer […]
      Joseph Young
    • PrepayWay – A Swiss FinTech Holding Announces Start of Equity Crowdfunding Campaign March 21, 2019
      Bitcoin Press Release: PrepayWay AG opens up new opportunities for international crowdfunding. Participants can get involved from the 19th of March. March 19th, 2019, Switzerland  – People from different parts of the globe have an opportunity to contribute to the equity of the Swiss-Estonian startup using cryptocurrency. The self-hosted campaign brings together crypto backers and traditional crowdfunding […]
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    • Trading Ideas, Multicharts, and Live Widgets – SimpleFX Promotes New Features With Lower Spreads March 21, 2019
      Bitcoin Press Release: Online digital broker and trading platform SimpleFX has announced the launch of new features, including ‘Trading Ideas’, Multicharts and Live Widgets. March 19th, 2019, St. Vincent and the Grenadines –  Multi-currency and cryptocurrency Web trader platform SimpleFX has just added three groundbreaking new features to its award-winning WebTrader and promotes the improvements with a “March Madness” offer. […]
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