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The Best Responses to Donald Trump’s Claim That Bitcoin Is Backed by ‘Thin Air’

The cryptosphere was rubbing its hands with glee when U.S. president Donald Trump fired off a typically cantankerous tweetstorm on…

In the Daily: Pro-Crypto Presidential Candidate, Kleros and Ethfinex Partner, Hardware Wallet Updates

In Friday’s roundup of news from across the cryptosphere, we look at the rise of U.S. presidential candidate Andrew Yang…

Brazilian Crypto Exchange Wins Legal Battle Over Closed Bank Account

A court in Rio de Janeiro has ruled in favor of Brazilian crypto exchange Mercado Bitcoin in a case over…

Crypto-Friendly Statesman Takes Over Swiss Presidency

After serving as finance minister of one of the most economically influential nations over the past three years, Ueli Maurer is…

Nasdaq Confirms Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures in First Half of 2019

Joseph Christinat, the vice president of Nasdaq’s media team, has confirmed that the exchange will soon launch bitcoin futures. In…

Korean Incoming Minister Confirms Cryptocurrency Taxation Plans

South Korea’s incoming finance minister, Hong Nam-ki, has reportedly unveiled his government’s taxation plans for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings.…

Swiss Crypto Valley Association Leadership Steps Down After Governance Review

More than half of the members of Switzerland’s Crypto Valley Association (CVA) board have announced their decision to step down…

President of Marshall Islands Faces Challenge Over National Cryptocurrency Plan

The president of the Marshall Islands, Hilda Heine, has narrowly survived a no-confidence vote. One of the principal catalysts for…

Uzbekistan Legalizes Crypto Exchanges and Trading

A new presidential decree legalizes cryptocurrency trading in Uzbekistan, introducing licensing for crypto exchanges and a set of requirements they…

Venezuela to Have Two Units of Account – Petro and Petro-Pegged Bolivar

President Maduro’s Venezuela is preparing to effectively adopt next week two official units of account – the nation’s crypto, El…

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