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Why Central Banks Are Not Designed for Democracies

</header> <strong>Through their policies, central banks exert tremendous influence over the socio-economic conditions in a country and its business environment. Their decisions are so powerful that it’s obvious they are part of the government. But most people would be surprised to find out that central banks are almost never part of the due democratic process. …

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Telegram Awaits Court Hearing on SEC Case Against Its Token Sale

</header> <strong>Telegram, the most popular messenger in the crypto community, is facing challenges surrounding the launch of its TON blockchain. Following an intervention by the U.S. securities regulator, a court hearing on the sale of the native gram tokens is scheduled to take place a week before </strong><strong>the network was expected to go live. </strong> …

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4 New High-Powered Bitcoin Miners Revealed

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Bitmain Technologies and Canaan Creative have announced new mining rigs that process roughly 58-73 terahash per second (TH/s). Sources also reveal that Canaan’s initial public offering (IPO) could be listed in the U.S. next month.</strong> Also Read: Mining Firm Canaan Creative Secures Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Funding Bitmain and Canaan …

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Turkey Throws Another Wrench Into the USD’s Works and Joins Russian Swift

</header> <strong>The dominance of the U.S. dollar as the global reserve currency is being robustly challenged on all fronts. Other geopolitical powers and smaller but important players are unwilling to accept the political influence Washington exerts through its fiat money. And in times of trade wars, sanctions, and even tensions between allies, the push to …

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Indian Parliament Member Helping Crypto Community Influence Regulation

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The Indian crypto community has made progress towards influencing the government’s crypto policies. Some industry leaders have met with an influential lawmaker who has agreed to help bring about positive crypto regulation in the country.</strong> Also read: India’s Popular ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ Show Gives Crypto a Boost Parliament Member …

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Local.Bitcoin.com Gathers 56K Accounts and $200M Worth of Trades Initiated

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Three months ago, Bitcoin.com launched its over-the-counter <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> marketplace on June 4. Since then, Local.Bitcoin.com has aggregated more than 56,000 accounts, hundreds of bustling users every day and thousands of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> trade offers.</strong> Also Read: Plans to Build $50M Bitcoin Cash Tech …

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Big Banks Won’t Touch Crypto Clients – But These Smaller Banks Will

</header> <strong>Cryptocurrencies undoubtedly bring new business opportunities. The expanding industry around digital assets and its customers need more and more services that traditional sectors can provide. Banking is often a bottleneck in the crypto space as most traditional institutions are still reluctant to get their feet wet. Smaller banks, however, are more willing to occupy …

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Crypto Salaries Gain Regulatory Recognition Around the World

</header> <strong>Salaries paid in decentralized digital coins have become a norm across the crypto industry, but there’s really no reason why cryptocurrencies can’t be used for remuneration by businesses in other sectors as well. In many jurisdictions that should be legal even in the absence of dedicated legislation.</strong><strong> Switzerland, New Zealand, Japan and Estonia are …

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Reformed BTC Maximalist Erik Finman Proves the Value of Unschooling

</header> <strong>A 12-year-old, future unschooling advocate at an Occupy Wall Street protest learns about Bitcoin while running from the cops. He invests. Later, the independent Erik Finman will become the supposed “world’s youngest bitcoin millionaire” at age 18. That’s not where the story ends, though. The high school dropout has since gone on to launch …

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Currency War Erupts as US and China Bring Out the Big Guns

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>What started out as a trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies is now a full-blown currency war as the U.S. and China bring their big guns to the battlefield. The impact on the global financial markets was immediate and severe, driving up safe-haven assets as ordinary people fear losing the …

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