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Cardano Jumps Up Again With Huobi Listing

During a less than successful time for cryptocurrencies, Cardano appears to be doing well, after seeing a rise in price, thanks to being listed on Huobi. As a bit of background on Cardano; it is a decentralised blockchain smart contract platform, that has aimed to completely change the game in the industry. It is the first blockchain that has been developed through scientific philosophy and deep research. This recent news of an increase in price is a great boost for Cardano. Huobi is the world’s second largest, and China’s largest exchange, so the fact that they have added Cardano is...

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Why Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Like Football Teams

What do football teams and cryptocurrency exchanges have in common? Football, a sport with strong emotive connotations, also, an industry riddled with money and finance. Cryptocurrency exchanges, a place of strong emotive exchange in an industry, riddled with money and finance. Plus, it’s easy for them both to get celebrity endorsement. Brave New Coin have posted an article today, titled: ‘Why distressed digital exchanges are ideal takeover targets’ and it got me thinking. See the article for yourself, here- https://bravenewcoin.com/news/why-distressed-digital-exchanges-are-ideal-takeover-targets/ The article points out numerous examples of failing cryptocurrency exchanges that have taken hits from hacks and cybercrime, resulting in...

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The Crypto Refresh April 13th 2018 – Crypto Daily

We say this every single week, but we do really mean it this week, what a week! In our new weekly feature*, we are going back through the weeks headlines to bring you the important updates all over again. A lot has happened this week, so it’s only fair we sort you out with some reminders, right? *I say new feature, this is our third week, its quickly becoming an essential part of our service. $1.1bn of New Coins Added to Bitfinex 12 new tokens are soon to be added to the Bitfinex exchange, with a value in excess of...

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Two More Cryptocurrency Exchanges Shut Down In Coincheck Hack Wake

With the addition of Mr. Exchange and Tokyo Gateway, the number of cryptocurrency exchanges to shut down in Japan has gone up to 5. Ever since the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange hack resulting in over $530 trillion worth of cryptocurrencies being stolen from Coincheck, the Japanese Financial Service Agency has ramped up its efforts to implement its cryptocurrency regulation laws. This has resulted in some cryptocurrency exchanges to hand in their applications for license to operate cryptocurrency exchanges and effectively shut down their operational proceedings in the country of the rising sun. It’s A Growing List It only makes sense...

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Australian Cryptocurrency Exchanges Given Ultimatum

Australia have joined the ranks of countries issuing tighter regulations for cryptocurrency exchanges working within their jurisdictions. We must note that this is not necessarily a bad thing, with countries such as Japan making similar moves, despite being at the forefront of cryptocurrency adoption worldwide. According to CCN, Australia’s Financial Intelligence Agency, AUSTRAC has announced that cryptocurrency exchanges need to register with themselves and comply with the new regulations set at the start of April. Registration must be complete by the 14th of May 2018, giving current exchanges just over a month to take action. According to CCN, AUSTRAC have...

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