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Data Provider Messari Closes $4 Million Funding Round

Data provider Messari has closed a $4 million funding round led by Uncork Capital with new participation from Coinbase Ventures and former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan, according to a statement from the New York-based firm. As part of the deal, Uncork’s founder Jeff Clavier was named to Messari’s board of directors. Uncork joins existing Messari …

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Crypto Burner Wallets Helped an IT Conference Give $40,000 to Charity

Data analytics giant Splunk raised $40,000 for charity from 10,000 attendees at its annual conference in Las Vegas last week by gifting everyone an ethereum-based blockchain wallet, in what became showcase for the power of “big data” merged with blockchain technology. Buttercup Bucks (BCB) was the name of the ERC-20 token created to pay for conference swag, …

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Incognito Mode for Google Maps has arrived on Android

Sponsored Links In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo a mobile phone displays a user’s travels using Google Maps in New York. ASSOCIATED PRESS Earlier this month Google announced that its new Incognito feature for Maps had started to roll out, and now it should be here on your Android devices. Android Police points out …

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CoinGecko Now Tracks Data From 20-Plus Crypto Derivatives Markets

Cryptocurrency data aggregator CoinGecko has added a new service tracking the growing number of crypto derivatives products. The firm’s derivatives tracker currently lists some 100 products such as perpetual swaps and futures from over 20 derivatives exchanges, the firm said in a press release, and covers data points such as price, interest, basis, funding rates, expiry …

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China passes law regulating data encryption

Sponsored Links abdoudz via Getty Images China isn’t known for respecting privacy, but it’s readying legislation that will address it all the same. The country has passed a law that will regulate cryptography in the country for both government and private uses when it takes effect on January 1st, 2020. Officials didn’t go into great …

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104 Addresses Hold 70% of Tether, Research Reveals

</header> <strong>The ownership of tether (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/USDT” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>USDT</a>) turns out to be quite concentrated. According to a recent report, a few addresses control the bulk of the stablecoin, which is widely used by bitcoin traders. The finding comes on top of fresh accusations of creating a bubble levied in a lawsuit against …

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6 Monitoring Websites That Help Track Bitcoin Cash Data

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>When it comes to cryptocurrency networks and markets, there’s a lot to keep track of. Thankfully there’s also now a bunch of dedicated bitcoin cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) data websites that provide easy to comprehend visual representations of network statistics and market indicators.</strong> Also read: Slovenia Has the Most …

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Why Bitcoin Is Better Than Banks: Major Credit Card Breach Exposes 60M Accounts

</header> <strong>Sberbank, the largest bank in Russia with a regional and global presence, has suffered a major data breach. Personal information belonging to millions of clients is now being sold on the black market. Initial analyses suggest the trove of data for sale is real, highlighting the risks associated with traditional banking. </strong> Also read: …

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Data Shows Institutional Interest in Bitcoin Has Diminished

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Last spring and the beginning of summer 2019 saw digital asset markets spike considerably in value, and many speculators assumed the rise was due to institutional investors. However, <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> and a variety of other popular digital asset prices started plummeting in August. Reports now detail that institutional …

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OKEx Slams New Wash Trading Allegations as ‘Inaccurate and Misleading’

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has refuted fresh allegations of manipulative practices such as wash trading on its platform.  In a statement shared with Cointelegraph on Sept. 23, the exchange wrote that the wash trading allegations made in a recent report from the Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI) were “not accurate and misleading.” “An apple-to-orange comparison” As reported, …

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