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Cointelegraph’s BlockShow Starts Crypto Fundraising Campaign for Reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral

Blockshow, the international blockchain event put on by Cointelegraph, has started a campaign to raise funds in the form of cryptocurrency for the reconstruction of Paris’ Notre Dame cathedral. The news was first announced yesterday in a tweet sent by BlockShow’s official Twitter account earlier today. In order to intake donations, Blockshow has announced two digital currency wallet addresses where …

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Binance to Delist Bitcoin Satoshi’s Vision (BSV) after CZ Tweets Warning

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced it intends to delist Bitcoin Satoshi’s Vision (BSV) next week. This news comes via an announcement published to site’s “Latest News” section earlier today. Per the announcement, on April 22nd — exactly one week from today — Binance will delist BSV (which was listed on the exchange as BCHSV) and halt all trading pairs. …

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New Survey: 94% of Endowment Funds Have Invested in Crypto

94% of endowments allocated crypto-related investments in 2018. This news comes as a result of a new survey published on Friday, which was conducted late last year by crypto trade publications The Trade Crypto and Global Custodian, in conjunction with blockchain security firm BitGo. Per the survey, endowments will continue to allocate funds to crypto, despite concerns about the lack …

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Universities in South Korea Collaborate to Create Blockchain Campus with In-House Crypto

South Korea has been one of the leading cryptocurrency countries in the world in terms of crypto-friendly regulations and innovations. Various groups, companies, and organizations have consistently pushed the envelope and innovated in the crypto space, and the average person’s interest and involvement in crypto are higher than many other leading nations. Two universities in South Korea have partnered to …

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Potential Bull Signal: Thomas Lee’s Bitcoin Misery Index Hits Peak Level Since 2016

Fundstrat Global Advisors co-founder Thomas Lee noted on Thursday that the “Bitcoin Misery Index” (BMI) — a metric he invented — recently hit its highest level since June 2016. This news comes via a tweet Lee published to his own account. The BMI measures how “miserable” Bitcoin (BTC) holders are based on price and volatility on a scale of 0 …

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Circle CEO States Belief that Crypto Industry Is About Fundamentally Redesigning of Society

According to Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire, the blockchain industry is about redesigning the basics of how civic society functions. Allaire communicated this sentiment at a panel at the 2019 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, D.C. yesterday. Allaine discussed his thoughts on the issues pertaining to the crypto and blockchain space …

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US’ New Digital Taxonomy Act Would Allocate $25 Million Per Year to Prevent Crypto Crime

The newly reintroduced Digital Taxonomy Act of 2019 (also known as the Token Taxonomy Act) suggests an annual allocation of $25 million to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to prevent crypto-related cybercrime. Originally proposed in December by Representatives Warren Davidson (R – Ohio) and Darren Soto (D – Florida) — a noted crypto advocate — but reintroduced yesterday, the bill …

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US House of Representatives Reintroduce Token Taxonomy Act, Which Would Exempt Crypto from Securities Laws

Members of the United States House of Representatives — one of the two houses of the country’s legislative branch, Congress — have reintroduced the Token Taxonomy Act. This news comes via a press release distributed earlier today. Initially proposed in December by Representatives Warren Davidson (R – Ohio) and Darren Soto (D – Florida), the bill would exclude cryptocurrency from …

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PayPal Invests in First Blockchain Company

According to reporting by Michael del Castillo of Forbes, PayPal has invested in its first blockchain company, called Cambridge Blockchain. While the multi-billion dollar company has previously filed a blockchain-based patent and explored an internal project for incentivizing employees with tokens, they are now looking outside for further blockchain expansion. The report notes Cambridge Blockchain is a startup whose work …

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Pakistan’s Central Bank Could Launch a Digital Currency by 2025

Pakistan’s Central Bank Could Launch a Digital Currency by 2025 Some central banks around the globe are currently looking into the possibility of launching digital currencies. The Pakistan central bank is the latest to join this trend, with multiple reports claiming that they could launch a cryptocurrency by 2025. With a growing population of over 200 million, Pakistan is a …

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