Thursday, December 26, 2019

CryptoCurrency News: Twitter Bug Exposed Millions of User Phone Numbers

A bug in Twitter's Android app let users connect random phone numbers to real Twitter handles.

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CryptoCurrency News: Marty Bent on the Macro Fires on the Horizon

From a trade war tweeting president to protests in Hong Kong, 2019 saw global instability (and in turn, the raison d’etre for bitcoin) increase.

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CryptoCurrency News: YouTube Calls Crypto Purge a Mistake But Many Videos Still Missing

YouTube shut down dozens of crypto videos in a move that it admits was a mistake.

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CryptoCurrency News: Holiday Spending up 14.6% as E-Commerce Beats Brick-and-Mortar

Holiday spending rose this year as e-commerce overtook brick-and-mortar sales again this year.

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CryptoCurrency News: Crypto Custodians Grapple With Germany’s New Rules

While a grandfather clause allows crypto custodians to keep serving German customers without being penalized, those same companies are waiting on financial regulator BaFin to release final regulations around the law.

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CryptoCurrency News: The Bahamas Will Launch a Digital Currency Pilot Tomorrow

A new “digital fiat currency” for the Bahamas could turn the island nation in to a crypto testbed.

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CryptoCurrency News: Crypto Firms Can Now Apply for a License in France

The license is optional for crypto firms operating in France, but firms can use the license in marketing themselves to institutional clients.

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On today’s holiday episode of Markets Daily, we’ll define and demystify the blockchain term “ HODL”

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CryptoCurrency News: Binance Blockade of Wasabi Wallet Could Point to a Crypto Crack-Up

2020 may see crypto’s most consequential fork yet: A split between the worlds of regulated exchanges and privacy-focused users.

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CryptoCurrency News: The View From Tel Aviv: Ouriel Ohayon

Tel Aviv is a hotspot for crypto development. ZenGo CEO Ouriel Ohayon puts us on the ground there.

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CryptoCurrency News: The Ethereum Community Is No Longer Fighting With Itself

Ethereum's infighting in 2016 and 2017 has been replaced by co-operation and alliance-building, says a veteran member of the community.

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