MILE Now Listed on BitForex: Fast, Free and Decentralized Blockchain for the Real Economy

BitForex has listed MILE on their exchange. It’s a deflationary cryptocurrency tied to a new stablecoin, XDR. MILE carries a 0.01 MILE transaction fee, while XDR transactions are free. While the market for stablecoins is already crowded, George Goognin, a board member and global ambassador for the Mile Unity Foundation believes that this coin pairing […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 12–18: a Stablecoin Gets Sharia Certified, the IMF Considers Central Bank Digital Currencies

The head of the IMF suggests looking into central bank issued digital currencies, while a Swiss stablecoin gets Sharia certified. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more […]

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WSJ: SEC Opened Probe into Erik Voorhees, Crypto Loans Firm Over 2017 $50 Mln Token Sale

Crypto loans company Salt, once associated with Erik Voorhees, is facing an SEC probe over its 2017 $50 million token sale and whether Voorhees’ involvement broke the law. Crypto loans company Salt Lending Holdings Inc., once associated with high-profile crypto industry stalwart Erik Voorhees, is facing a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) probe over […]

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Malaysian Lending Giant CIMB Joins Ripple’s Cross-Border Payment Network

Malaysian lending giant CIMB Group Holdings Bhd. has signed on to use Ripple’s xCurrent technology for expediting cross-border payments. Malaysian lending giant CIMB Group Holdings Bhd has joined Ripple’s (XRP) cross-border payments network RippleNet, Bloomberg reports Nov. 15. The $53.5 billion market cap CIMB will integrate Ripple’s XCurrent product, a software solution for expediting cross-border […]

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Bitcoin’s One-Stop Pawn Shops

On November 14th 2017, the price of bitcoin was a little over $6,500 — a bit more than it is today at $6,300. It might be easy to look at that 5 percent year-on-year price decline and conclude that perhaps the world’s best-known cryptocurrency is getting more stable. Those two data points belie the fact that the […]

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Four Crypto Firms Ordered to Cease and Desist by Colorado Securities Commissioner

The Colorado Securities Commissioner has ordered four initial coin offerings to immediately cease and desist in connection with offering unregistered securities. Colorado State Securities Commissioner Gerald Rome has issued a cease and desist order to four Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) for allegedly offering unregistered securities, according to an official notice published Nov. 8. The orders […]

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‘Free Transactions Cleared in Five Seconds’: Platform to Help Businesses Use Blockchain

sponsored A startup is aiming to woo social networks, gaming companies, payment providers and other businesses through a blockchain platform that benefits them and their customers. A startup is aiming to attract social networks, gaming companies and mobile payment providers through a “full-service platform” that eliminates the headaches associated with using blockchain technology to reach […]

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