Deutsche Bank Report: Digital Yuan Could Upset Global Power Balance, Plastic Will Die, Cash Survive
Jan29

Deutsche Bank Report: Digital Yuan Could Upset Global Power Balance, Plastic Will Die, Cash Survive

A new report from Deutsche Bank Research, Digital Currencies: the Ultimate Hard Power Tool, predicts that cash payments will remain for decades, but the emergence of digital payments “will lead to the death of the plastic card.” The report, which is the third installment in a series on payments by the group, points to economies like China in their rapid digitization and heavy reliance on online payment systems. Should the...

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Singapore Introduces Licensing for Crypto Platforms, New Payment Services Now Act in Force
Jan29

Singapore Introduces Licensing for Crypto Platforms, New Payment Services Now Act in Force

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced the commencement of the city-state’s new Payment Services Act. The law mandates the implementation of a licensing regime that applies to payment providers, exchanges and other platforms dealing with cryptocurrencies. Their operators are obliged to meet anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regulations. Also read: Uzbekistan Prepares Crypto Tax Exemptions,...

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Cold Storage and Bearer Bonds: How to Print an SLP Token Paper Wallet 
Jan29

Cold Storage and Bearer Bonds: How to Print an SLP Token Paper Wallet 

The Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) and tokens have become a mainstay within the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem. SLP tokens have gathered traction as they are supported by multiple noncustodial wallets and a slew of tokens gained real-world value after being listed on exchanges. Even though SLP tokens are digital, you can still create a paper wallet for tips or a way to hold special tokens in cold storage. The following editorial is a...

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Three High Profile Crypto Networks Face Reward Halvings This Spring
Jan29

Three High Profile Crypto Networks Face Reward Halvings This Spring

This spring, three of the largest crypto networks, BTC, BCH, and BSV, will undergo their halvings around the same time for the first time in history. During the last halving in 2016, only one network existed, but now three protocols share the same consensus algorithm. Google Trends shows that searches for the term “bitcoin halving” have skyrocketed in recent days and it’s still unclear whether the halvings are priced...

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International Crypto Exchange Liquid Develops Perpetual BTC Contracts With Up to 100x Leverage
Jan29

International Crypto Exchange Liquid Develops Perpetual BTC Contracts With Up to 100x Leverage

Leverage allows cryptocurrency traders unsatisfied with market volatility to make stronger plays on smaller movements. Trading platforms offer various ways to use leverage in order to capture this segment. The latest example is Liquid, an exchange that developed perpetual BTC contracts with up to 100x leverage. Also Read: Liquid Exchange Launches BCH/USDC Trading Pairs Perpetual BTC Contracts With Massive Leverage International...

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Localcryptos Lets You Cash Out BTC P2P – Minus the KYC 
Jan28

Localcryptos Lets You Cash Out BTC P2P – Minus the KYC 

If you’ve ever had a sudden need for fiat while all in crypto, you’ll understand the difficulty of cashing out without KYC-ing away your identity and that of your unborn children. Localbitcoins is now an AML hellhole, Bisq is great if you’re happy to wait two days for a trade, which leaves what exactly? Localcryptos.com. That’s what. Also read: A Bitcoin War Is Brewing Over KYC What’s the Deal With...

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