Bakkt’s futures volumes skyrocketed last week, with the firm launching two ambitious new projects only days after. Each time Bitcoin (BTC) rallies past the all-important $10,000 mark, analysts seek to attribute the rise to major events occurring across the industry. The crypto sector is young, volatile and one major announcement can send ripples across the market. In recent weeks, the market was on a downward trend, but a number of major occurrences have lifted the spirits of the ... Read More

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Kik wants to depose top SEC officials, and expose that they were making it up as they went. But the SEC is having none of it. Read More

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Cryptocurrency markets are experiencing mixed signals today, with major coins reporting minor gains and losses. Tuesday, Oct. 29 — Most top-20 digital currencies are trading sideways today, with a few reporting minor losses. The markets are seeing mixed signals as of press time, according to the data from Coin360.Cryptocurr... Read More

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A clever tool scours GitHub for secret keys and passwords that programmers inadvertently made public. Read More

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The long-awaited second annual Litecoin Summit 2019 featured some prominent personalities of the cryptocurrency industry, many of whom touched upon various aspects of the space and addressed some of the FUDs associated with the industry. One such crypto-personality was Blockstream’s CSO Samson Mow who tried to dispel the latest rumours on quantum computing and the […] The post Litecoin Summit: Quantum computers not a threat to crypto, claims Samson Mow appeared first on AMBCrypto. Read More

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Big four auditing firm Deloitte has integrated privacy tech developed by cryptography startup QEDIT into its qualification information blockchain platform Eduscrypt. Big four auditing firm Deloitte integrated the privacy developed by cryptography startup QEDIT into its qualification information blockchain platform Eduscrypt, a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 29 reveals.Per the release, the announcement was made at the ZKProof Community Event in Amsterdam today.Another application of ZK-ProofsThe event was dedicated to Zero Knowledge Proofs (ZK-Proofs), an advanced kind of cryptography — which QEDIT’s ... Read More

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Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are not real money, according to a statement published by the German federal parliament. Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) are not real money, according to a statement published by the German federal parliament on Oct. 28.Not a payment vehicle, not a store of valuePer the announcement, the as... Read More

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Dmitry Marinichev, Russia’s internet ombudsman who criticized the state’s attempt to block Telegram, plans to take over a closed metal factory to mine Bitcoin. A Bitcoin mining company owned by Russia’s internet ombudsman is planning to open a new facility and corner 20% of the international market.Internet ombudsman targets BTC Read More

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Derivatives exchange FTX has launched an index of eight popular Chinese cryptocurrencies, as well as futures offering exposure to the basket. Read More

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Worldwide Google searches for “Bitcoin” have hit the highest level in three months, suggesting an overall shift in market sentiment as China supports blockchain. Worldwide Google searches for “Bitcoin” (BTC) — currently worth $9,400 — are now near a three-month high, according to Google Trends. Current interest is at the highest l... Read More

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