Coinsquare Lists Blockchain ETF On Toronto Stock Exchange

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Coin Capital Investment Management Inc. (Coincapital), the portfolio management division of the Coinsquare digital asset trading platform, has listed a blockchain exchange traded fund (ETF), the STOXX Blockchain Patents Innovation Index Fund (LDGR), among two new ETFs the company has listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Coincapital, which is registered with the Ontario Securities Commission, […]

Bitcoin Core Vulnerability Would Have Allowed Miners to Inflate the BTC Supply

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A newly-patched vulnerability in Bitcoin Core was far more severe than initially revealed, developers disclosed in an updated statement on Thursday. Bitcoin Vulnerability More Serious Than Earlier Announced The statement, posted on the website for the open source project, revealed that Bitcoin Core versions 0.16.3 and 0.170rc4 not only patch a denial-of-service (DoS) bug but […]

U.S. Lawmaker Introduces 3 Pro-Cryptocurrency Bills to Congress

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On Friday, Sept. a U.S. member of Congress announced that he will introduce three new bills aimed at supporting the development of blockchain technologies, as well as the use of cryptocurrency, within the United States. Rep. Emmer: U.S. Must Support Blockchain Development According to Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN), the initiator of this bold move, the U.S. needs […]

California’s Campaign Watchdog Bans Political Donations with Bitcoin

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The Fair Political Practices Commission, California’s campaign watchdog arm, has voted 3-1 to ban political donations with any cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, because of transparency issues. The vote follows similar decisions made by other states in the country such as South Carolina. Others, like Colorado and Montana, allow cryptocurrency donations with restrictions. In May 2014, the Federal Elections […]

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Unveils ‘Next-Generation’ 7nm Chip

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Bitmain, the world’s most valuable cryptocurrency company, isn’t ready to relinquish its position as the dominant manufacturer of bitcoin mining chips — at least not yet. The China-based firm on Friday announced that it had developed a new 7nm application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) mining chip for the SHA256 algorithm used by bitcoin, bitcoin cash, and […]

Are Millennials Making Harmful Crypto Investments, or Ahead of the Adoption Game?

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According to “experts”, millennials are more likely to be attracted to invest in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. This seems obvious since they have grown up in a largely digital world, but are they taking dangerous risks with their savings or have they got into the next world-changing technology early? Millennials Less Averse to Technological Innovation […]

Canada to Study Cannabis Cryptomarkets Ahead of Recreational Marijuana Legalization

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As Canada prepares to legalize recreational marijuana next month, the impact this will have on online drug marketplaces has remained unclear. Consequently, the Department of Public Safety Canada is looking to commission a study that will shed light on the cryptomarkets – online drug marketplaces that rely on the TOR browser and cryptocurrencies – with […]