Cryptocurrency ETFs: SEC Wants to Facilitate Tokenized Products

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) wants to facilitate tokenized exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to chairman Jay Clayton. The agency is collaborating with other U.S. regulators to determine how to regulate different crypto products. SEC Open to Tokenization of ETFs SEC Chairman Jay Clayton talked about the commission’s approach to regulating crypto products during a panel discussion hosted by the Chamber of Digital Commerce earlier this month. The event, entitled “Two Sides of the American Coin: Innovation & Regulation of Digital Assets,” also features acting Comptroller of the Currency…

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Grayscale Adds $1 Billion to Crypto Products in Q3, Sees ‘Unprecedented Demand’ for Bitcoin Cash

Grayscale Investments has announced a record quarterly performance, raking in $1.05 billion in investments, mostly from institutional investors. The company also sees “unprecedented demand” for bitcoin cash. Record Quarter, Over $1 Billion Added Grayscale Investments released its third-quarter performance Wednesday. The company tweeted: We just recorded our largest ever quarterly inflows – over $1.0 billion in 3Q20 – making it the third consecutive record-breaking quarter. YTD investment into the Grayscale family of products has surpassed $2.4 billion. Specifically, the company revealed that the total investment into its products in 3Q…

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Apple forces Coinbase to change its crypto products, says CEO

Brian Armstrong, the CEO of United States cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, alleges that Apple is stifling innovation in crypto and sidelining DeFi to protect itself from competition. In a Twitter thread published on Sept. 11, Armstrong doubled down on his earlier claims that Apple continues to block some functionalities for cryptocurrency developers.  The CEO alleged that other cryptocurrency firms are “reluctant to speak out on these topics for fear of retaliation,” but that he feels the need to speak out as Coinbase has exhausted regular channels for dialog with Apple and…

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The Top 5 Products That Every Bitcoiner Needs – Bitcoin Magazine

In 2012, Bitcoin Black Friday was launched as a way for Bitcoiners to hack the mainstream consumerism holiday and promote their favorite technology as a killer tool for payments and encourage merchant adoption. Thousands of merchants have participated by offering discounts for customers who pay in BTC, but the celebration fizzled in 2017 as the Bitcoin community became embroiled in debates over block size and Bitcoin for payments became conflated with arguments over scaling. But this year, Bitcoin Black Friday is back with brand new deals that help Bitcoiners make…

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Blockchain Platform to Track $2.5B Worth of Tea Products

The Chinese province of Yunnan announced the official launch of a blockchain-powered traceability platform for its Pu’er tea farms on June 3. The blockchain platform was first announced in the 2020 Phoenix Nest Ancient Tree Spring Tea New Product Launch Conference in Kunming, Yunnan.  They will use the platform to conduct quality control, sales, and loan financing operations on 42,000 hectares of farmland across the province. According to Chinanews, the province is famous for its dark, fermented variety of tea. It’s the major Chinese agricultural products exporter, and hit almost…

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Crypto Firm Uquid Launches Marketplace- 30,000 Digital Products, Bitcoin Cash Support

On May 28, 2020, the digital currency and blockchain company Uquid has announced that the Uquid Shop is now live and accepting cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash for payments. The team at Uquid has dubbed the market the “world’s biggest digital shop for crypto users is ready to launch with 30,000 digital products.” Crypto Firm Launches Uquid Shop: 30,000 Digital Products The company Uquid launched in 2016 is one of the earliest cross-border digital services with a blockchain-friendly payment system. The startup was one of three blockchain-based companies to be selected…

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WhatsMiner to Launch New Products in Online Event – Bitcoin Magazine

The Halving (sometimes referred to as “the Halvening”) is the predetermined moment when Bitcoin’s block subsidy gets cut in half. The halving of Bitcoin’s block subsidy occurs every 210,000 blocks (approximately every four years) and is a key feature of Bitcoin. Bitcoin Magazine presents non-stop coverage of Bitcoin’s third Halving with hours of commentary and analysis from Bitcoin 2020 speakers and some of our closest friends. Ring in the new bitcoin halving cycle the right way: with us! In order to survive and develop, miners must gain a comparative advantage over their peers. The game…

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Japan’s Crypto Garage Is Raising the Bar for Bitcoin-Based Cryptofinance Products – Bitcoin Magazine

This is a sponsored article provided by Crypto Garage. At Tokyo-based Crypto Garage, innovators are working to create a wide array of specialized cryptofinance tools to help facilitate a transformation of our financial world into one based on the values of Bitcoin: transparency, security and decentralization. “We see a world where there is a platform for various types of assets that can be transacted without counterparty risk,” as Justin Dhingra, chief cryptofinance officer at Crypto Garage, put it. “Our service is not here to replace the existing financial infrastructure, but…

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