Dan Berkovitz: CFTC Is Working Hard on the Bakkt Application
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Dan Berkovitz: CFTC Is Working Hard on the Bakkt Application

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fireside chat with BLOCKTV, Berkovitz reassured the crypto community that the body is committed to freeing the market from fraud and manipulation rather than shooting down new technology. He states:The CFTC is pro-innovation. We do not have an anti-crypto or an anti-blockchain attitude. We are not out to get new technology. We are out to… […]

WSJ Falsely Overstates ‘$9 Million’ ShapeShift Money Laundering Claim: Analysis
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WSJ Falsely Overstates ‘$9 Million’ ShapeShift Money Laundering Claim: Analysis

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scathing report in The Wall Street Journal. Shapeshift CEO Erik Voorhees was the first to tout the results, which exposed holes in the Journal’s methodology, knowledge of crypto, and other shortcomings.In CipherBlade’s published response, the firm dismantles the Journal’s key allegations one by one, chief among which was that ShapeShift facilitated a $9 million laundering… […]

Canadian Crypto Enthusiasts Get One-on-One with Regulators
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Canadian Crypto Enthusiasts Get One-on-One with Regulators

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Canadian Securities Administrators and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada filed a joint consultation paper last week called the Proposed Framework for Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms.Avoiding ManipulationShort-selling bitcoin and other cryptos has been steeped in controversy, though many say it was needed. That was back when it seemed like cryptocurrencies’ prices had room to run… […]

PewDiePie Surges Back to YouTube Throne amid New Zealand Controversy
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PewDiePie Surges Back to YouTube Throne amid New Zealand Controversy

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Felix Kjellberg, the Swedish YouTuber has been pulling out all the stops to stay ahead of his Indian rival for the top spot on YouTube mountain.It was never going to be easy; T-Series is a highly successful brand in one of the world’s most populous countries. While PewDiePie has global appeal, he settles more into the… […]

Fortnite Billionaire Pledges $100 Million to Game Developers, No Strings Attached
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Fortnite Billionaire Pledges $100 Million to Game Developers, No Strings Attached

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here to sign up.Announcing Epic MegaGrants, a $100,000,000 initiative for #UE4 games, media and entertainment, enterprise, education, and tools, including open-source work for the 3D graphics community. https://t.co/Tya0miUbrA #UnrealGDC pic.twitter.com/R1ZO1tbZU4— Unreal Engine (@UnrealEngine) March 20, 2019Per Venture Beat, eligible projects range from games to films to open-source tools aimed at benefitting the 3D graphics community.Epic… […]