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OSC Commissioner Debunks Arguments Against Bitcoin, Green-Lights Bitcoin Fund

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>A commissioner of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has debunked the arguments against bitcoin used to deny the public offering of The Bitcoin Fund. Among others, the commissioner rules that bitcoin is neither illiquid nor more susceptible to manipulation than other commodities, real volume and real trading in bitcoin exist, and it …

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Satoshi ‘Nakamolto’ Emerges With Great Hair and Questionable Claims

</header> <strong>A viral video taken at a Las Vegas event has put self-claimed “Bitcoin co-founder” Jörg Molt in the spotlight this past week. A Twitter user in the space known for hair trigger accusations</strong><strong> calls Molt a scammer in the video, and Molt proceeds to knock off the guy’s baseball cap. Amusing as the sophomoric …

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23 Central Banks Divulge Their Digital Currency Requirements

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Twenty-three leading central banks participated in an in-depth survey on their digital currency developments and requirements, including fungibility, convertibility, and availability. </strong><strong>They also discussed the timeframe for issuing consumer-ready central bank digital currencies and divulged their greatest concerns about implementing them.</strong> Also read: China Ranks 35 Crypto Projects as President Xi Pushes …

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Andrew Yang’s ‘Freedom Dividend’ Is Not Only Unnecessary, It’s Unethical

</header> <strong>Andrew Yang has taken to Twitter in dynamic fashion as of late, advertising his universal basic income (UBI) proposal known as the “Freedom Dividend.” While throwing money at people out of pocket always generates a buzz, there’s a mathematically and ethically broken side to the plan few are talking about. </strong> Also Read: Do …

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ACIF – Asia Crypto Investment Forum Joins Thailand Blockchain Week

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <small><i>This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release.</i></small> ACIF, Asia Crypto Investment Forum hosted by Hashcube, will hold its first meetup on 28th …

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Avalon Mining Rig Maker Canaan Files for $400M IPO on Nasdaq

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Mining rig manufacturer Canaan has filed for an IPO with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $400 million on the Nasdaq Global Market. Prior to this filing, the company had also attempted to go public in Hong Kong and China. Credit Suisse and Citigroup are among its underwriters.</strong> Also read: …

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Speculation Abounds Over the Cause of Bitcoin’s Recent Rally

</header> <strong>Crypto’s most recent bull run began last Friday, October 25, after a significant plunge in prices just days earlier that had some prognosticators worried about a return to late 2018 and early 2019’s bleak crypto winter. Since the recent spike, prices have held relatively steady, suggesting this rally is not just a flash in …

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China Ranks 35 Crypto Projects as President Xi Pushes Blockchain

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>China has been on a roll with a series of crypto-related announcements. President Xi Jinping’s speech to accelerate the development of blockchain technology in China was followed by the passing of a cryptography bill. Meanwhile, China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has continued to evaluate and rank crypto projects, and the …

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Indian Crypto Trading Volumes Accelerate on Positive Sentiments

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Cryptocurrency trading volumes in India have accelerated despite regulatory uncertainty and banking restrictions imposed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Global trading platforms and service providers have also been expanding their operations to serve Indian users.</strong> Also read: Mistakes Crypto Owners and Traders Should Avoid Strong Trading Volume Growth Banking services …

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Is China’s New Fascination With Blockchain Really Good for Bitcoin?

</header> <strong>Blockchain development has kind of become an element of the party line in the world’s largest officially communist state. The General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Xi Jinping, recently told a Politburo meeting that the People’s Republic has to gain an edge in the emerging field. Some say Xi’s statement brought back …

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