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‘Bitcoin Inventor’ Craig Wright’s Satoshi Lawsuit Mediation at ‘Impasse’

Published: 18/06/2019 22:00 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Self-proclaimed “bitcoin inventor” Craig Wright attended a mediation conference in Miami related to his $10 billion lawsuit against the estate of deceased computer genius Dave Kleiman. Mediator: ‘We Are at an Impasse’ In a federal court filing dated June 18, the mediator noted that the parties were unable to resolve their lawsuit at mediation. “This case did not settle at the mediation. As a result, we are at an impasse.” Final mediation report. | Source: U.S. District Court, SD Florida Calvin Ayre:…

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Facebook’s Libra Is Here. But It Might Not Be What You Think.

Libra — sometimes referred to as “Facecoin” or “Zuckcoin” — is self-billed as “a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people.” The introduction waxes cypher-poetic about the liberating nature of the internet and the potential for an online currency to unfetter financially disenfranchised populations around the world from the shackles of the inefficient and parasitic banking system. “The world truly needs a reliable digital currency and infrastructure that together can deliver on the promise of ‘the internet of money.’”   — Facebook Libra white paper If…

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BitBay.net Exchange Introduces GBP With Special June Promotion

Published: 18/06/2019 17:05 EST. Journalist: Malta-based BitBay, is one of the largest crypto-fiat exchanges in Europe and the first to offer direct fiat-to-fiat exchange. The platform has recently introduced GBP deposits and withdrawals without daily limits. Shortly after integrating the currency, BitBay.net opened GBP trading pairs with BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, and BCC. Only now, all GBP deposits and withdrawals are free for the month of June! About BitBay Founded in 2014 and backed by a team of over 200 professionals, BitBay has since become one of the largest European…

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IBM Announces New Multicloud Update to Blockchain

IBM has announced upgrades to its Blockchain Platform, according to a report by Ledger Insights on June 18. The new IBM Blockchain Platform will reportedly be able to run on multiple cloud networks, such as major tech corporation Microsoft’s Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS). This is apparently the main upgrade over its previous iteration, which was available solely through IBM’s cloud. The multicloud platform will be available via Kubernetes, a container program that will reportedly allow users to scale their blockchain networks as needed. One of the main upshots…

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Asian Markets’ Appetite for Crypto on the Rise, Pushing Bitcoin Premium Surge

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Lylian Tang. Bitcoin has surged above $9,000 to set a fresh year-to-date high since Sunday and the uptick in momentum is still going on these days. Amid the bullish trend in the bitcoin market, bitcoin’s popularity seems to be on the rise, particularly in Asian markets. According to crypto analyst Mati Greenspan, bitcoin is currently trading at a premium of about $160 in Hong Kong. Greenspan said that one bitcoin is going for 73,120 HKD ($9,337) on the local crypto…

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Bitcoin Basher Nouriel Roubini Labels Facebook’s Libra a ‘Monopoly Scam’

Published: 18/06/2019 11:05 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Avowed Bitcoin critic Nouriel ‘Dr. Doom’ Roubini has found another target – Facebook’s upcoming cryptocurrency Libra, on the day of its announcement. According to the New York University economics professor, Libra is ‘blockchain in name only’. Roubini: Libra is just another profit driver for Facebook Further, Roubini argued that Facebook’s cryptocurrency was only designed to grow the social media giant’s profits. Per Roubini, Libra is a ‘monopoly scam’ given that Facebook boasts of billions of users spread across the world. And in…

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