First AMM Layer2 DEX ZKSwap Announces Testnet Incentive Program with 1 Million ZKS Tokens Rewards

Asset Manager Vaneck Launches Physically-Backed Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Note On November 25, the asset manager Vaneck announced the launch of an exchange-traded product (ETP) called the “Vaneck Vector Bitcoin ETN.” The exchange-traded note is physically-backed by bitcoin and listed on the trading exchange Deutsche Böerse Xetra. The newly listed … read more. Major Australian Investment Firm Moves From Gold to Bitcoin A billion-dollar Australian investment management firm has gotten into bitcoin, citing that the cryptocurrency is superior to gold. Many of the firm’s clients have been asking about investing in bitcoin.…

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Splitting ABC Fork Tokens from Bitcoin Cash

On November 15, the Bitcoin Cash blockchain underwent a scheduled upgrade but also the chain saw a consensus split, and the network bisected into two. After the split, numerous users have been looking for methods in order to split their coins in order to store them separately or sell the unwanted tokens on an exchange. The following is a step-by-step guide on how to split forked tokens by leveraging a few different tools. Splitting Coins from the Bitcoin Cash Network Fork Using Electron Cash Version 4.2.0 In mid-November, just like…

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Silk Road Bitcoin Seizure: Analytics Firm Claims Tokens Worth Millions Still Outstanding

Analytics firm Coinfirm says the US Department of Justice (DOJ)’s seizure of digital assets associated with the now-defunct Silk Road left behind tokens worth millions of dollars. According to Coinfirm, there are still valuable balances held on forked addresses originating from that wallet. On November 5, the DOJ announced that a hacker known as Individual X had cooperated with law enforcement and agreed to relinquish control of over $1 billion worth of bitcoins. At the time of the seizure of the 69,370 BTC, news.Bitcoin.com reported the DOJ confirming that 1HQ3-the…

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Celsius Network founder gifts wife 15 million CEL tokens

The founder of the crypto payments network Celsius has gifted his wife a large portion of the token supply, reducing his own enormous stake in the process. Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky gifted wife Krissy 15 million CEL tokens as a birthday present, worth an estimated $20 million at today’s prices. I gave my wife @KrissyMashinsky a very special present of 15,000,000 CEL tokens for her very special birthday. She has been with me through it all and ALWAYS supported me even when I made silly mistakes. I love you Krissy…

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Filecoin Founder Accuses Justin Sun of Spreading Lies About FIL Tokens as Fresh Dumping Allegations Emerge

Juan Benet, a founder at Filecoin, is attacking Justin Sun for spreading completely false accusations about the movement of the FIL tokens soon after listing. In his long Twitter rebuff, Benet accuses Sun of spreading lies with the intention of harming the Filecoin project financially. Calling the accusations ridiculous, Benet says no one from the Filecoin team sold the FIL token on the day of listing. Soon after the FIL token went live on many exchanges, Sun unexpectedly tweeted alleging that Benet and others at Filecoin had exit scammed. This…

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CEX.IO to Provide One-Click DeFi Access, Lists New Tokens, and Offers Instant 0% Fee Visa Deposits

LONDON, the United Kingdom, September 26 – CEX.IO, one of the leading international cryptocurrency exchanges, announces its plans for entering the decentralized finance (DeFi) market. To set the stage, CEX.IO lists major DeFi tokens on its exchange platform and offers instant, 0% fee Visa deposits to its customers for a limited time period. The UK-based company’s ultimate goal is to provide CEX.IO customers one-click access to the most popular DeFi solutions and activities, such as borrowing, lending, and yield farming, in the near future. CEX.IO is listing the following tokens…

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The Genesis of BCH Tokenization: Over 10,000 SLP Tokens Built on Bitcoin Cash

This week Bitcoin Cash fans have been discussing the milestone of over 10,000 Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens created since the infrastructure was first introduced. Moreover, tokens built on Bitcoin Cash are nearing 1 million transactions to-date. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community members have noticed there are now 10,679 SLP tokens created since the Simple Ledger Protocol’s inception. The discussion concerning the SLP milestone took place this week on the popular Reddit forum r/btc. In addition to the 10k+ SLP tokens created, the number of transactions is nearing 1 million. Bitcoin.com…

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ERC-20 token’s market cap overtakes Ethereum’s

The latest findings by Santiment, published in Cointelegraph Consulting’s biweekly newsletter, suggest that Ethereum is temporarily being ‘professionalized’.  Since the September 2nd market crash, the combined market capitalization of all ERC-20 assets has overtaken Ethereum’s own market cap, with the differential between the two continuing to grow in favor of ERC-20 assets. This market cap ‘flippening’ points to the fact that the price of Ethereum has corrected more strongly than the ERC-20 ecosystem and has struggled to bounce back in the immediate aftermath.  Perhaps unsurprisingly, it was the DeFi-related coins in…

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How crypto tokens could change our entire experience of value transfer – Cointelegraph Magazine

Programmable money (PM) is in the air. It may be the next stage in the evolution of money. And it could be as disruptive as any financial technology in development today. Yes, China is close to launching the first central bank digital currency (CBDC) at scale — perhaps within the next 12 months — but if so it will be eclipsed before the decade’s end by CBDC 2.0, i.e., digital currency attached to blockchain-enabled smart contracts. At least, that’s what many think. Programmable money is money with constraints. An analogy…

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First ICO mandating buyers to ‘use’ tokens is successful, collects $5M

A new way of conducting token sales spearheaded by ConsenSys Codefi achieved its first success, with the planned sale of Skale Network tokens collecting just over $5 million. As Cointelegraph reported in February, the Skale token sale was the first to be launched on the Activate platform developed by ConsenSys. Its purpose is to bootstrap new projects with an involved community that would perform the functions required of it, for example staking their tokens to secure the network. To do so, the platform developed the concept of Proof-of-Use. Upon delivery,…

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