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Policymakers Meet to Finalize Global Crypto Guidance – A Look at Standards G20 Supports

Policymakers Meet to Finalize Global Crypto Standards With Strong Support From G20The Financial Action Task Force has kicked off its meeting to discuss global cryptocurrency regulations which the G20 countries have committed to follow. Meanwhile, the crypto industry has raised concerns regarding some recommendations, and a meeting has been set up to coincide with the G20 summit to influence policymakers. Also read: G20 Starts Crypto Discussions […]

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Tux Exchange Closure Could Spell Trouble for Pepe Cash Traders

THeMerkle_Shutting DownThese are very exciting times for the cryptocurrency industry as a whole. While not all of the developments are positive, it is evident the ecosystem is maturing in different ways. The closure of Tux Exchange might be a problem for some, especially the Pepe Cash traders. Another platform failed to meet volume expectations and will now pay the ultimate price for doing so. What is Tux Exchange? Most people may not even know what Tux Exchange is, primarily because it is not one of the most-talked about trading platforms in the world. Nor will it become such a platform, as

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Indian Crypto Community Petitions Government for Regulation

Indian Crypto Community Petitions Government for RegulationFollowing widespread reports of the upcoming Indian cryptocurrency bill, the crypto community has started a petition for the government to quickly implement a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. In addition, a television network operated by the Upper House of the Indian Parliament has aired a program discussing the bill, and three Right to Information requests have […]

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New Report Claims Bitcoin Mining CO2 Emission is on par With a Major US City

TheMerkle China Bitcoin MiningIt has been at least a few months since the last condemning report involving Bitcoin mining was published. A new report published in Joule claims the emission of Bitcoin miners is getting out of hand rather quickly. So much even that it allegedly puts out as much CO2 per year as the entire Kansas City area. As is usually the case, these reports need to be taken with a few grains of salt. Another Shot at Bitcoin Mining Over the past few years, numerous reports have indicated how wasteful Bitcoin mining can be. More specifically, this train of thought doesn’t

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Indian Government-Backed Program Offers Crypto and Blockchain Course

Indian Government-Backed Program Offers Crypto and Blockchain CourseAn Indian government-initiated program is offering a course for undergraduates to learn about cryptocurrency, blockchains, and their use cases. This 12-week interactive course is free to enroll and learn from. Among the topics covered are Bitcoin basics and consensus. Meanwhile, India’s regulatory framework for cryptocurrency is reportedly ready. Also read: Indian Cryptocurrency Regulation Is Ready, […]

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Leaked Details of India’s Cryptocurrency Bill Analyzed

Leaked Details of India’s Supposed New Cryptocurrency Bill AnalyzedExcerpts from what could be India’s new cryptocurrency bill have been leaked. While local media have made outrageous claims about the details of the bill, industry experts have pointed out numerous flaws and inaccuracies. Meanwhile, the country’s finance secretary has confirmed that the crypto regulation is ready to be submitted to the finance minister for […]

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Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-Yen Markets and Margin Trading

Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-to-Yen Markets and Margin TradingBack in April 2018, it was revealed that Yahoo Japan was planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange licensed by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA). Now, a year later, Yahoo Japan’s trading platform Taotao is open offering BTC and ETH trading while also providing users with margin trading available in litecoin (LTC), ripple (XRP) and bitcoin […]

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John Reed Stark Blasts Bitcoin and IEOs

TheMerkle Bitcoin Prime ForkNot every person living on this planet firmly believes cryptocurrencies are here to stay. While that should not come as too big of a surprise, there are still individuals who expect Bitcoin to hit $0 in the near future. John Reed Stark is no fan of Bitcoin, IEOs, or any activity associated with either industry. He recently made some rather interesting remarks which are worth paying attention to. Bitcoin Will hit $0 It is not the first time someone openly claims the value of Bitcoin will hit zero sooner or later. In the case of John Reed Stark, it has

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PR: Sparrow Makes Trading Options Simple and Secure

Sparrow Makes Trading Options Simple and SecureSparrow, the Singapore-based options trading platform has launched its revolutionary platform which empowers institutions and individuals to trade options that are settled by smart contract. Sparrow offers a simple and secure way for traders to control risk in the volatile digital asset market and monetize their assets.

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Crypto Miners’ Electricity Shouldn’t Be Subsidized: Iranian Energy Minister

Low electricity costs make Iran a popular mining destination. That could change.

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