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Ripple to Take Lead in New Coalition Lobbying for Pro-Crypto Government Oversight – Advocates to be Paid in Crypto
A new coalition of tech start-ups is launching a lobbying campaign to try and convince lawmakers to regulate in a pro-crypto manner, and wants to pay these advocates cryptocurrency for doing it. A group of tech firms from Silicon Valley have banded together to form a business coalition with the purpose of lobbying for a favourable stance on crypto, as institutions like the Securities and Exchange Commission are in the…
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Cobinhood Founders Raise $20 Million for Blockchain That Processes 1 Million Transactions Per Second
The cryptocurrency exchange Cobinhood’s founders raise $20 million for the development of a new blockchain that is expected to perform 1 million transactions per second. That would be huge given that Bitcoin only can perform ten transactions per second, Ethereum 15 and even VISA can “only” perform 23,000 per second. They are all outperformed in comparison.  Cobinhood launched at the end of 2017 and is a platform with zero-transaction fees.…
Crypto Exchange Leaks Customer Private Information Putting $620K at Risk
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Decentralized Crypto Exchange AirSwap Launches OTC Market to ‘Unlock New World of Liquidity’
AirSwap, the decentralised exchange, is launching the framework for OTC (Over The Counter) trading products for their mainnet rollout. The new feature is only going to be available to a private beta group on August 15, according to the company.  AirSwap token (AST) was founded in 2017 by Micheal Oved and Don Mosites. The AirSwap token is the membership token of the exchange. Their vision is that you should be…
Bitcoin Cash Fork Renamed ”Bitcoin Core” Seemingly To Cause Maximum Confusion
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UK Exchange Launches First FCA-Regulated Bitcoin Cash Futures Contracts
The cryptocurrency exchange, Crypto Facilities that is based in the UK, has announced the launch of the first Bitcoin Cash/US Dollar (BCH/USD) futures. FCA – Federal Conduct Authority (FCA) regulates Crypto Facilities, and Bitcoin Cash became a new crypto-based product at 4 pm, UK time, yesterday.   It is not surprising that the United Kingdom is the first country to introduce Bitcoin Cash futures. A report, covered by Toshi Times…
Markets
All Top 10 Cryptocurrencies in Green, Bitcoin Breaks $6,500
The cryptomarket, as we know, have been very volatile recently and has been consolidating during the past weeks which means that the price has moved up and down with no specific direction. Even though we have seen the most gains in tokens outside the top 10, all of the biggest cryptocurrencies are in green this morning and Bitcoin broke past $6,500 according to Coinmarketcap.  Some say the rise is because…
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Cryptocurrency investor files a $240 million lawsuit against AT&T for negligence
“What AT&T did was like a hotel giving a thief with a fake ID a room key and a key to the room safe to steal jewellery in the safe from the rightful owner.” says high-profile cryptocurrency investor, Michael Terpin, in a lawsuit against the telecommunications giant. The lawsuit claims that the security and privacy measures taken by the mobile carrier are illusionary, ‘a veritable modern-day Maginot line’. Terpin accuses…
Venezuela Will Finance Construction of Villas for the Homeless with Cryptocurrency Petro
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Venezuela Promotes Petro Crypto to ”Official Alternate Currency” to Fight Inflation
It is no secret that Venezuela has been suffering increasing economic hardship during the past few years. Toshi Times has previously covered the dire situation in the nation, and how cryptocurrencies have presented a successful measure against fighting the raging inflation. Now it seems as if the Venezuelan government, headed by the controversial President Nicolás Maduro, will go all-out on cryptocurrency to help the country escape the downward economic spiral…
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Tokens up as much as 50% as crypto price crash stabilises 
The last 24 hours have seen tokens including Ontology, VeChain and PundiX pump 50% gains versus the dollar as the freefalling crypto market stabilises. Bitcoin is also turning around and has recovered $500 in value since the beginning of the week, when on Tuesday it dipped to the critical price threshold of six thousand dollars. At the time of writing t is trading at $6,490. From the token market, VeChain…
Binance’s CEO Brushes Away the Bitcoin Price Drop Panic
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Binance Getting Closer to European Clients
Lichtenstein Cryptoasset Exchange (LCX) and Binance announced that they are setting up a new Fiat-cryptoexchange that will offer trading in Swiss francs and Euro for European investors.  There is a lot of news circulating about Binance during the recent months and weeks. They back the worlds first decentralised bank with funds, a Maltese bank that is looking to give blockchain and cryptocurrency firms access to bank accounts. A few months…
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Another Top-5 Cryptocurrency Exchange Plots Move to Malta’s ‘Blockchain Island’
Even though there is not much excitement in the prices of cryptocurrencies at the moment, much is happening in the market. A few weeks ago, the blockchain hub and island Malta, released news about opening the first regulated crypto bank; Founders bank. The bank got financial support from the worlds biggest crypto trading platform, Binance, who have even moved their business to Malta.  Now, another exchange has moved to the…