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Crypto exchange platform ErisX is bringing Ether (ETH) futures trading to the United States, becoming the second cryptocurrency derivatives product on offer in the country. The announcement came only a few days after the Chicago-based, TD Ameritrade-backed ErisX obtained a digital currency license from financial regulators in New York. Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading debuted back
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On May 5, Venezuela’s government announced that its controversial oil-backed cryptocurrency, El Petro, would go offline for maintenance until May 10. However, observers have since identified that the official Petro block explorer now lists May 5, 2020, as the date that its genesis block was mined.  Other block explorers record Oct.13, 2018, as the date
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You may recall that an independent film about Monero recently topped the United States box-office charts, with gross sales of just $3430, mainly thanks to the mass closure of cinemas during the COVID-19 pandemic. The film’s producer, Justin Ehrenhofer, recently got in touch with Cointelegraph to let us know that Monero Means Money is now
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While interoperability continues to pose serious challenges for enterprises leveraging blockchain networks, companies may be one step closer to breaking down these barriers.  An open-source project initiated by Fortune 500 company Accenture and Fujitsu joined Hyperledger’s Greenhouse on May 13, 2020. The project, formerly known as the “Blockchain Integration Framework,” spent six months in development
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Cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, officially announced that they will be delisting Monero (XMR) from their trading platform as of June 1. According to local media outlet, Newsway, Bithumb’s delisting auditory board decided to permanently remove the coin after it was provisionally delisted in April. Recently, XMR has been in the spotlight due to reports of Telegram
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Data published today from Cointelegraph Markets and Arcane Research found that despite investor concerns over the block reward halving disincentivizing miners and possibly compromising the security of the network, demand for Bitcoin continues to rise globally. Proof of increasing adoption is supported by the total number of functioning Bitcoin ATMs rising to 8,000, a more
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Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao, otherwise known as CZ, believes that the African continent holds some unique opportunities for cryptocurrency adoption and development. The Binance leader provided a number of interesting insights during an exclusive “ask me anything” session hosted on Zoom for key members of the African cryptocurrency community, which Cointelegraph participated in.
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