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CointelegraphSeptember 23, 2020

South Korean regulator is wary of NFT-based games The South Korean blockchain gaming industry is concerned regulators are looking unfavorably on non-fungible token based games, after the Game Rating and Administration Committee (GRAC) postponed an application for the NTF-based Five Stars on September 22. According to iNews24, the watchdog decided to hold off from issuing […]

CointelegraphSeptember 23, 2020

MicroStrategy CEO could ‘liquidate $200M in Bitcoin on a Saturday’ Michael Saylor has said that all $400 million of business intelligence firm MicroStrategy’s reserve holdings could be liquidated at any time. In a Sept. 22 interview, Saylor told Bloomberg that although “volatility isn’t really a reason to sell,” he would not hesitate to dump MicroStrategy’s […]

CointelegraphSeptember 23, 2020

You won’t believe the depths to which crypto scammers on Twitter are willing to sink Last Friday night, crypto YouTuber Ivan on Tech messaged me on Twitter. Shortly into our conversation, he graciously offered me an investment opportunity in “ trading/mining”, courtesy of a platform that he alleged was associated with Binance. A tale of […]

CointelegraphSeptember 22, 2020

Emin Gün Sirer’s $42 million blockchain for DeFi scaling has launched Avalanche, a blockchain offering scalability to the world of decentralized finance took its mainnet live on Sept. 21. “From Snowflake to Avalanche, the decentralized platform has come a long way, and its journey has only just begun,” Ava Labs said in a Sept. 21 […]

CointelegraphSeptember 22, 2020

Orchid adds a new ‘secret shopper’ oracle for greater transparency Decentralized VPN Orchid is adding a Chainlink oracle that, like a “secret shopper,” samples bandwidth pricing from all the providers in the network. Orchid co-founder Steven Waterhouse explained the importance of this feature, stating, “The basic idea is in decentralized services like Orchid, where we […]

CointelegraphSeptember 22, 2020

European central bank execs explain why CBDCs don’t need blockchain Retail central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, do not require the use of blockchain technology, according to executives at major European central banks. Thomas Moser, an alternate member of the governing board at Swiss National Bank, and Deutsche Bundesbank’s Martin Diehl discussed the state of […]

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