Crypto News From Japan: Sept. 2–8

Japan, one of the most important markets for cryptocurrencies, has seen a number of important developments over the past week. Japan, one of the leading markets for cryptocurrencies, has seen a series of important developments for the cryptocurrency and blockchain industries this week. The country’s financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), has licensed crypto-related businesses. Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso noted that regulators need to find new approaches to address emerging technologies like cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain…

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Binance Charity Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations for Hurricane Relief

Binance Charity has announced a campaign to support victims of Hurricane Dorian, which has left thousands homeless and without basic necessities. Binance Charity, the philanthropic wing of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has begun a campaign to help support victims of Hurricane Dorian. On Sept. 5, Binance Charity started accepting cryptocurrency donations for a campaign that will help provide food and aid for hurricane victims through local organizations in affected areas. On the campaign website, Binance states that donations in Bitcoin (BTC), Binance Coin (BNB) and XRP will be distributed to…

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Bitcoin’s Early Days: How Crypto’s Past Is Much Different Than the Present

Over the last 24 hours, cryptocurrency enthusiasts have been discussing a transaction that saw 94,000 BTC sent to an unknown wallet. The hoopla over the large transaction shows how things have changed significantly over the last decade. Back in cryptocurrency’s early days, between 2010-2012, large bitcoin transactions like this weren’t such a big deal and early adopters practically gave them away. Also Read: Venezuelans Fighting Economic Hardship Discover Crypto’s True Potential When Sending Thousands of Bitcoins Wasn’t a Big Deal There’s been an awful lot of excitement surrounding the 94,504…

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Bitcoin Price Near $10,500 as Ether and Other Altcoins Make Gains

Bitcoin is trading near $10,500 after slipping short of $11,000 yesterday. Ether and other altcoins are seeing solid gains over the 24-hour period. Saturday, Sept. 7 — Bitcoin (BTC) is trading sideways after falling short of the resistance at $11,000 yesterday, while Ether (ETH) is making a slight recovery from its dip earlier this week Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin has been trading in a range around $10,400 today. Yesterday it appeared that the coin would finally cross the $11,000 mark, a price the cryptocurrency has not seen since Aug.…

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What Kind of Technology Do Money Transfer Companies Actually Use?

There is no doubt that technology plays an essential role for the development of businesses in every industry. However, do you really know what hides behind the phrase “we use the most advanced technological solutions”? Are money transfer services truly as revolutionary as they claim to be? It turns out that they aren’t and it’s essential that you research the matter thoroughly. You need to know exactly how these or any other businesses operate so you don’t fall for empty claims when you decide where to put your funds. Why…

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Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Sept. 2–8 in Review

From Cointelegraph auf Deutsch: Germany announces additional crypto regulations, Switzerland adds a new blockchain hub and Austrian scammers use fake celebrity ads. The German-speaking world continues to see lots of developments in the crypto industry, with the German government clarifying proposed regulations, Switzerland adding a new blockchain hub, while Bitcoin (BTC)-scammers are using Austrian celebrities in fake crypto ads. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph auf Deutsch. German government explains proposed regulations for crypto wallets and exchanges Cointelegraph auf…

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Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Sept. 2–8 in Review

Cointelegraph en Espanol presents a weekly digest of selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from the Spanish-speaking world. The Spanish-speaking world saw some major developments this week with Spain introducing a reinforced authentication system for payments, Mexico giving fines up to $47,000 for the unauthorized use of crypto and a South Korean blockchain delegation visiting Peru.  Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español. Mexico fines up to $47,000 for unauthorized use of crypto The Central Bank of Mexico will…

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Monthly Macro Support Tested With Impulsive Move

Summary: Shortly after seeing a retest of macro resistance at $10,750, the bitcoin market saw a strong pullback that has us testing a monthly supply level of $10,300. The support retest came about on strong volume and high spread, but is currently showing signs of support exactly where the bulls would want to see the market find support. If we can hold the $10,300 level, I expect to see a strong continuation of our uptrend and for the price to ultimately break new highs above $11,000. However, if we fail…

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Energy Companies Are Missing Out on Bitcoin Mining

In this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, the guys bring on Brandon Green, another Bitcoin Magazine staffer, to talk about a spicy op ed he recently wrote about the Bitcoin mining energy consumption problem. Green flips the problem on its head by asking why more energy companies aren’t seeing the business opportunity in servicing cryptocurrency mining companies. The conversation meanders into the territory of universal basic income, the cost of printing money and even candy bars. Interview Op Ed: Bitcoin Uses a Lot of Energy, So Where Are the…

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Casa Adds iOS and Android Support for Sats Mobile Wallet

Casa, a Bitcoin-focused services and hardware firm, released a mobile wallet app for both Android and iOS users. Bitcoin (BTC)-focused technology firm Casa announced that its Sats mobile Bitcoin wallet app is now available for both iOS and Android devices. Casa announced in a post published on its official blog on Sept. 5 that the mobile wallet is now available for download. Furthermore, Casa notes that the latest version of the app can be used without the company’s hardware Bitcoin Lightning node, but users who do not connect the app…

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