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SEC’s ‘Crypto Mom’ Hester Peirce Believes Digital Assets Could Be the ‘Money of Internet’

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce, also popular as ‘crypto mom’ for her crypto-friendly news, once again spoke in favor of digital assets during the recent cryptocurrency compliance Dacom summit in New York hosted by Solidus Labs today. Peirce spoke in details about SEC’s views on digital currencies saying that regulators are currently active extremely ‘paternalistic’. Besides, she also had an extensive discussion on different measures the agency can take to improve regulations.She stated that...

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Bitcoin Keeps Bleeding and Drops Below $8,000, Further Losses Possible

Just when it seemed like it could not get worse for the Bitcoin HODLERS, the BTC price plunges further. According to data from Messari, BTC dropped below a key support level of $8,000, touching the $7,800 mark. As we published earlier, the BTC price plunged by over $1,000 to settle below $8,500. Now another support has been breached.The biggest crypto has now entered the $7,000 region for the first time since June amid a severe $30 billion sell-off in the crypto market. In just 5 days, the...

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Bitcoin Price Could Test $7,500 Support, Are Institutional Investors Behind this Plunge?

Bitcoin and the entire crypto markets arena are in chaos currently after an abrupt drop in Bitcoin network’s hash rate that resulted in heavy losses on September 24. Some analysts also believe that eh recent drops are as a result of a disappointing launch of the much-anticipated Bakkt platform.On that day, Bitcoin price dropped sharply, losing up to 15% of its value in hours confirming a bearish reversal. All that happened as investors focused on Bakkt’s low Bitcoin trading volume and it...

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Amazon’s Hardware Event Comes with All the Right Updates and New Stuff

Photo: The Amazon blogAmazon yesterday unveiled quite a lot of new updates to the Echo and a few new addons as well. A few new commands to Alexa were also featured and the new option of having a celebrity voice came on as well.Amazon outdid themselves this time with more versions of Echo than you’d expect. Another interesting feature is the echo show which functions as more like a glowing orb which changes colors according to the beat of any music playing in the background. This among other...

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Stock Market Unaffected by Trump Impeachment as It Jumps to Possible U.S.-China Deal

As we reported on Wednesday, proceedings for an official impeachment enquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump, was announced by Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, shocking the entire country and the world at large. When this news spread, a lot of people considered what possible effects the situation could have both for the U.S. Stock Market as well as the prolonged trade tensions with China. Now, it would seem that fears have been allayed a bit, as the stock market...

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Snapchat Pulls Out Big Guns Against Facebook in Ongoing FTC Anti-Trust Investigation

Founded by Mark Zuckerberg and a few of his friends back in February 2004, Facebook has become the world’s largest social media platform and social networking service company. Today, the company has more than 2 billion active users and is also the second biggest platform for digital advertising only behind Google.Along with Amazon, Google and Apple, Facebook is regarded as one of the big four tech companies and has consistently maintained a monopoly in the social media space. However, even...

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Bitcoin and Altcoins Lose Steam as Bakkt Records Poor Start Amidst Today’s Crypto Congress Hearing

When Bakkt was first announced last year, the entire crypto community welcomed it as a great addition to the sector, hoping that it will have enough power to propel the industry considerably higher. However, even though many think it’s still a little too soon to judge, the first day of Bakkt’s launch has not exactly been encouraging as the overall market has dropped in valuation in response to Bakkt’s weak first day.After the first hour, Bakkt recorded only about five contracts and even 9...

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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Gets Mild-Response on Day 1, BTC Price Drops Below $9800

On Monday, September, Bakkt announced the commencement of the trading facility for its physically-settled Bitcoin Futures contracts. Bakkt‘s Bitcoin Futures contracts offer both, daily contracts and monthly contract settlement options. Besides, that Bakkt platform also provides Warehouse facility for storing the physically-delivered Bitcoin tokens upon contracts expiry.But despite much hype surrounding the launch of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures, the first day of trading was not very impactful. On...

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Kik Shutting Down Its Messaging App, CEO Threatens to Quit

The Canadian social media and messaging app company Kik said to be thinking about possible shutting down of its popular Kik messaging app.Two people familiar with the matter claim that the company is moving all the app’s users to alternative platforms. They also added 70 employees of Kik’s Israeli cryptocurrency subsidiary Kin being noticed about possible layoffs even though some will allegedly be offered the option of transferring to a new company that is based on the same technology, the...

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Binance’s US Crypto Exchange Will Start Crypto Trading Facility on Tuesday

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volumes, Binance, will debut its trading operations in the United States from Tuesday, September 24. For this, Binance has launched a completely different American subsidiary Binance US following the country’s regulatory laws.Starting Tuesday, Binance US will offer the trading facility in crypto-to-crypto and fiat-to-crypto trading pairs. Moreover, Binance US plans to list seven cryptocurrencies immediately upon launch. These include...

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