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Filecoin Mainnet Launches, ZB.com's solution for FIL6Z and QFIL Delivery

Filecoin, a decentralized storage network (like a decentralized Dropbox, OneDrive or Google Drive) that raised over $200 million in a 2017 ICO, launched last week, on Oct. 15, and allowing trading of FIL tokens across major cryptocurrency exchanges including ZB.com, Huobi, and Binance. The FIL price surged 118% in less than two days before a nearly 80% plunge, but the project is still being talked about as one with a potentially very real use case. At the time of writing, FIL currently trading at $28.33. According to the data from CoinMarketCap, roughly 40% of the volume has been on ZB.com. According to...

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CoinShares CSO believes PayPal could develop its own cryptocurrency soon

Quick take 1 minute read As PayPal shows acceptance towards cryptocurrency, could it create its own token in the future? CSO of CoinShares believes just this. The talk of the town this week and the crypto space is the fact that PayPal is getting ready to accept a cryptocurrency on its network in the early months of 2021. Whereas that is exciting news in itself, the CSO of CoinShares, Meltem Demirors believes that PayPal could be getting ready to release its own cryptocurrency to coincide with its acceptance of crypto on its platform next year. According to her, she says...

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Central-bank governor for the Philippines believes more research is needed before The country can start developing a CBDC 

Quick take 1 minute read Benjamin Diokno has recently announced this week that the financial institution has come to the conclusion in a recent study that more work is needed to make a central-bank digital currency in the nation of reality.  Over the summer, it was confirmed that the Philippine bank was doing a study and investigating the reality and potential policy implications if the country issued its own central-bank digital currency. Benjamin Diokno, the governor for the central bank in the Philippines has recently announced this week that the financial institution has come to the conclusion in a recent...

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As excitement fuels the community following PayPal‘s 2021 announcement, the ripple CEO doesn’t seem as impressed…

Quick take 1.5 minute read PayPal, one of the biggest payment platforms in the world, is getting ready to start accepting crypto payments on its network. The news was announced yesterday on the 21st of October and proved to be a very exciting moment for the crypto community. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 24 hours, you will have heard that PayPal, one of the biggest payment platforms in the world, is getting ready to start accepting crypto payments on its network. The news was announced yesterday on the 21st of October and proved to be...

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5 of the Best US Regulated Crypto Exchanges

For several years following the creation of Bitcoin, the act of trading cryptocurrencies for profit was fraught with danger, both from a legal and extralegal standpoint. Now, over ten years on from the birth of Satoshi Nakamoto’s groundbreaking invention, cryptocurrency trading has entered the mainstream, where it is protected by the same kind of legal mechanisms that accompany traditional trading markets. As such, first-time cryptocurrency traders can now operate on exchanges that have gained full regulatory compliance with US lawmakers. While renegade exchanges continue to operate outside the purview of US regulations, these platforms now find their days to be...

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