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bitcoin etfs
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NYSE Arca Filing Kicks Off Countdown for New Bitcoin ETF

Brian Evans - Feb 15, 2019

The clock just started on the latest effort to launch a bitcoin ETF from NYSE Arca and Bitwise Asset Management.

Business News
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8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

Brian Evans - Feb 15, 2019

Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft's app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.

Business News
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Nvidia Says Crypto Drop-Off Help Drive ‘Disappointing’ Fourth Quarter

Brian Evans - Feb 15, 2019

Graphics card maker Nvidia has said the downturn in sales to crypto miners drove a drop in revenue in Q4, despite a record year overall.

Acquisitions
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Coinsquare Acquires Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange StellarX

Brian Evans - Feb 15, 2019

Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has acquired decentralized exchange StellarX and will seek to license it in Bermuda.

Bitcoin
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‘Make Bitcoin Fun Again’: New Lightning App Lets You Buy Pizza With BTC

Brian Evans - Feb 15, 2019

Using the Lightning Network, more than 150 people bought Domino's pizza with bitcoin this week.

Banking
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‘Already Live’: Signature Bank Is Moving Millions on a JPMorgan-Like Private, Dollar-Backed Cryptocurrency

Brian Evans - Feb 14, 2019

While crypto-land is abuzz about JPMorgan’s plan to move dollars via blockchain, a smaller New York bank is already doing this.

Business News
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Judge Delays Decision On Legal Representation for Quadriga Creditors

Brian Evans - Feb 14, 2019

A Canadian judge will appoint a legal team to represent QuadrigaCX's customers in the coming week.

Banking
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Iran’s Government Is Using Crypto Startups as Part of Its Blockchain Embrace

Brian Evans - Feb 14, 2019

Sources in Iran say the country's financial sector is taking clear steps toward a state-backed token economy.

Baidu
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Baidu Launches Plug and Play Blockchain Platform for Dapps

Brian Evans - Feb 14, 2019

Chinese search giant Baidu has launched a plug-and-play blockchain platform aimed to simplify commercial deployment of decentralized apps.

Banking
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HSBC Exec Says Using Blockchain Slashed Forex Trading Costs by 25%

Brian Evans - Feb 14, 2019

An HSBC executive has told Reuters that using blockchain slashed the costs of settling foreign exchange trades by a quarter.