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Nasdaq Confirms Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures in First Half of 2019

Nasdaq Confirms Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures in First Half of 2019Joseph Christinat, the vice president of Nasdaq’s media team, has confirmed that the exchange will soon launch bitcoin futures. In a recent interview with a newspaper in the U.K., Christinat revealed that the platform plans to start offering bitcoin futures contracts within the first half of 2019. Also Read: Chilean Court Rules in Favor of Closing […]

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Civil Fails to Raise $8M Minimum in ICO

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for Civil Fails to Raise $8M MinimumCivil, a blockchain startup that has partnered with Forbes and The Associated Press, failed to reach the $8 million minimum target it set for its initial coin offering this week, suggesting an end to the days when promoters simply had to hint at collaborations with established companies to woo investors. Also Read: Nouriel Roubini Attacks […]

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Civil Fails to Raise $8M Minimum in ICO

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for Civil Fails to Raise $8M MinimumCivil, a blockchain startup that has partnered with Forbes and The Associated Press, failed to reach the $8 million minimum target it set for its initial coin offering this week, suggesting an end to the days when promoters simply had to hint at collaborations with established companies to woo investors. Also Read: Nouriel Roubini Attacks […]

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Crypto-Flashbacks: How the Media Pumped the ICO Known as Paycoin

Crypto-Flashbacks: How the Media Pumped the ICO Known as PaycoinJust recently Josh Garza was sentenced to 21 months of prison and six months of home confinement for his role in the many Ponzi scams like Gaw Miners, Zen Miners, Hashlets, and of course the controversial Paycoin that appeared in 2014. Back then lots of people were scammed by Garza’s schemes but he had a […]

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Mainstream Media Narrative Sensationalizes Chinese Crypto Crackdown

Mainstream Media Narrative Sensationalizes Chinese Crypto CrackdownAn American academic has written an article criticizing dominant media narratives surrounding China’s regulatory actions pertaining to cryptocurrencies. The article’s author, Nicholas Krapels, asserts that “most casual observers of Chinese politics do not understand” that “by design, Chinese law maintains a grey area” and get caught up in the “clickbait-oriented sensationalist echo chamber” of contemporary […]

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British Artist Sells Entire Collection for Crypto via Wechat

British Artist Sells Entire Collection for Crypto Via WechatThe London and Los Angeles-based artist once dubbed “the next Andy Warhol” by actor Michael Caine, Lincoln Townley, has sold an entire collection of works in exchange for cryptocurrency via popular social media platform Wechat. Also Read: The Daily: Bittrex Invests in New Platform, ATM Market to Grow Over 50% a Year Contemporary Artist Sells Entire […]

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New CNBC Documentary Explores the Cultism of Bitcoin

New CNBC Documentary Explores the Cultism of BitcoinTo outsiders, Bitcoin is a weird and wacky cult. Its devotees adhere to their own acronym-filled jargon, and have monetary theories that would make an economist blanch. Some of the movement’s more maverick characters are to be profiled in a CNBC documentary premiering this Monday. “Bitcoin: Boom or Bust” looks to be crass and compelling […]

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ICO Round-Up: Social Media Influencers Bypass Ad Ban, Centra Tokens Deemed Securities

Three stories dominate this week’s initial coin offering (ICO) round up: It appears many ICO projects are reaching out to social media influencers in an effort to thwart advertising bans across leading platforms. A study published by the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) suggested that the country develop a licenced-based regulatory apparatus that permits cryptocurrency […]

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A New Cryptocurrency Radio Broadcast Launches on Boston’s FM 104.9

A New Cryptocurrency Radio Broadcast Launches on Boston's FM 104.9Over the past six months, cryptocurrencies have been steadily entering the mainstream world more and more by being featured on billboards, newspapers, radio broadcasts and television shows. Now, this July residents from the New England region will be able to hear a weekly radio broadcast called Cryptomania which aims to educate the masses about the […]

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Russian Court Overturns Decision to Block Bitcoin Website

Russian Court Cancels Decision to Block Bitcoin WebsiteA Russian court has overturned a previous court decision to block a bitcoin-related website because it contains information about cryptocurrencies. The Supreme Court ordered the city court to hear the appeal. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Russian Court Overturned Previous Decision The St. Petersburg City Court has overturned the ruling of […]

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