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Global Bitcoin & Blockchain Adoption Pushed By Nasdaq

In pushing for the further adoption of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, Nasdaq has recently invested a very significant amount of money in the financing of a startup that develops Enterprise blockchain solutions. After an official press release, Symbiont successfully closed a $20 million Series B funding round. Nasdaq ventures led the round which also included investors such as Galaxy Digital, owned by well-known crypto figure Mike Novogratz as well as Raptor Group, Citi and others. We are excited to welcome @SymbiontIO, a market-leading platform for institutional applications of #blockchain technology, to @Nasdaq Ventures. https://t.co/cjqFN6tdP8 #RewriteTomorrow pic.twitter.com/hqA5zCxK45 — Nasdaq (@Nasdaq) January...

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The Daily 2 - Episode 10 What’s Going On With The Markets!?

In our latest episode of The Daily 2, Brian discusses some of the theories surrounding the recent market crash and exactly what could be causing the plummeting prices of today. Overall, the markets have sunk pretty low an age away from the prices witnessed at the start of 2018. This volatility, is evidence of just how risky cryptocurrency investment is, therefore you should always ensure that you trade safe when trading in these markets. So I interviewed Dominic Frisby the other day and one of the things we talked about was what is also the #1 question I get lately,...

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Facial-Recognition Company Explores Bitcoin Payments

Blockchain technology and identity management are two of the biggest trends right now in the fintech space. The two trends join together in the latest partnership between identity verification platform Onfido and worldwide digital asset payments specialist BitPay. The two firms are working together to allow Onfido customers to pay for facial verification services using Bitcoin. Simultaneously, BitPay will be leveraging the technology behind Onfido to aid its own know your customer compliance requirements as well as to accelerate secure onboarding. The co-founder and CEO of the firm, Husayn Kassai spoke on the matter saying, “at Onfido, it’s our mission...

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Bitcoin (BTC) Diamond Formation Sparks Hope For Swift Bullish Recovery

Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading sideways for the past few weeks which has made a lot of investors pretty nervous because the last time something like this happened, we saw the price crash massively towards a new yearly low. There are still a lot of analysts and investors that expect the same thing to repeat but we have reasons to believe that none of that may happen this time. Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading inside a symmetrical triangle for the past few weeks but it was difficult to see which way the price may eventually break out. However, now we...

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Privacy-Focused Wasabi Wallet Adds Mixing for Larger Bitcoin Amounts

Privacy has always been a strange part of the Bitcoin story. While early media reports about the peer-to-peer digital cash system focused on the supposed anonymity it provided, it’s now clear that the digital asset doesn’t enable the level of privacy people were led to believe in the days of Silk Road. While alternative crypto assets like Monero and Zcash have come up with their own privacy solutions that are not compatible with the Bitcoin network, other projects have worked on adding privacy to Bitcoin at the wallet level. Samourai Wallet and Wasabi Wallet are the two most well-known privacy-focused...

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