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Circle Gets $110 Million Led by Bitmain, Announces USD Token

“Mobile payments network Circle made two announcements this week which are likely to make a big splash in the blockchain industry. The first was a $110 million USD Series E equity investment and partnership with mining giant Bitmain; the second was its creation of a tokenized “stablecoin” asset designed to hedge against price volatility in

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US Regulators Say They Want to Avoid ‘Hindering’ Blockchain Innovation

“U.S. regulators are still looking into cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, but don’t aim to suppress the industry, according to comments made during a panel at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 conference in New York. […] The government representatives, who disclaimed that they only spoke for themselves and not their respective agencies, notably all agreed that they

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Facebook Plans to Create Its Own Cryptocurrency

“Facebook is exploring the creation of its own cryptocurrency, a virtual token that would allow its billions of users around the world to make electronic payments […] Facebook started studying blockchain almost a year ago, when a member of its corporate development team, Morgan Beller, began looking at how the social platform could use the

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