‘Netflix for Professional Growth’: Platform Helps Users Learn by Watching Videos

A blockchain project called Education Ecosystem is developing a decentralized online learning platform called LiveEdu, where people can learn how to build complete products in categories like programming, cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence, and other technology fields. Describing itself as “Netflix for professional development”, the company says it is different to other online learning platforms as they…

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Report: Coinbase Negotiation Could Value Crypto Exchange at $8 Billion

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase is finishing negotiations that would value the company at $8 billion, technology news site Recode reports Oct. 2. Citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, Recode states that Coinbase is in talks with Tiger Global and its shareholders regarding a possible $500 million investment. The sources reportedly…

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Google’s Ban of Obfuscated Code From Web Store Extensions Likely to Affect Cryptojackers

Google’s new restrictions on Chrome Web Store extensions introduced Monday, October 1, are likely to affect cryptojackers. In a blog post, Google confirmed that as of now, Chrome extensions submitted to the Web Store would not be allowed if they contained “obfuscated” code. Aside from the security implications, obfuscated code, which the post describes as…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, Dash: Price Analysis, October 1

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Discussions on blockchain and cryptocurrencies have entered the United…

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Japanese Regulator Grants SBI Ripple Asia a Payments License for Blockchain-based App

Financial services company SBI Holdings announced it had secured a license from Japanese regulators for its joint money transfer operation with Ripple in a statement Wednesday, September 26. SBI Ripple Asia, a venture under development with Ripple since 2017, now has permission to handle electronic payments as an “Electronic Settlement Agency Service Provider” under legislation…

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Andreessen Horowitz Invests $15 Million in Stablecoin Firm MakerDAO

American venture capital fund Andreessen Horowitz has invested $15 million into blockchain startup MakerDAO (MKR), according to an announcement published September 24. MakerDAO is the firm which stands behind Ethereum-based stablecoin Dai (DAI) and its accompanying decentralized credit system. DAI is pledged to U.S. dollars but collateralized by Ethereum (ETH). DAI users can generate the…

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US: Crypto Industry Reps, Lawmakers, Venture Capitalists to Discuss Regulatory Landscape

Representatives from U.S.-based financial giants and cryptocurrency startups will meet with Washington lawmakers this Tuesday to discuss the regulatory landscape, CNBC reported September 24. The roundtable dubbed "Legislating Certainty for Cryptocurrencies" will reportedly be hosted by Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio). The attendees will address the issue of policy-making regarding the new asset class in the…

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French MPs Propose Legal Framework for All ‘Digital Assets’ Providers, Sources Report

The French government is reportedly planning to provide a legal framework for all “digital assets” providers, local news agency LesEcho.fr reported September 21.    Three members of President Emmanuel Macron’s party, La République En Marche (LREM), have proposed an amendment to French legislation for regulating all service providers in the crypto industry, sources told LesEcho.fr.…

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Dubai Department of Finance Launches Blockchain-Based Payment System for UAE Gov’t

The Dubai Department of Finance (DoF) has partnered with the Smart Dubai Office (SDO) to launch a blockchain-powered payment system. The news was reported on by a local news site Zawya, September 23. The new platform, called “Payment Reconciliation and Settlement,” was officially launched Sunday, September 23. It is reportedly geared towards government entities, such…

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Exit Scam in Wonderland: Bitconnect’s Tentacles From Texas to Gujarat

An American musical prelude Bitconnect, the now-defunct crypto lending and exchange platform that has been ousted as a ruinous Ponzi scheme, has memorably been compared by the Silver Miller law firm to the fleeting 2011 Broadway musical “Wonderland,” based on the dizzying impossibilities of Alice’s adventures in Lewis Carroll’s celebrated novel. Silver Miller’s first class…

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DLT vs. HTTP: CloudFlare’s Quest to Decentralize the Internet

On Sept. 17, a vital United States-based content delivery network (CDN) CloudFlare introduced a new decentralized content gateway via InterPlanetary File System (IPFS), a peer-to-peer (p2p) network run by thousands of computers bypassing the conventional HTTP system. Here’s how it supposed to work and why CloudFlare decided to support such a project. What is CloudFlare?…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, IOTA: Price Analysis, September 21

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Michael Novogratz, founder of the digital asset management…

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US SEC Asks for Further Comment Regarding VanEck Bitcoin ETF

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has requested further comments regarding its decision on the listing and trading of a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF), according to an official notice released September 20. The ETF under consideration is backed by investment firm VanEck and financial services company SolidX. Initially filed on June 6, the…

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