Swiss Bankers Association Issues New Guidelines to Prevent Crypto Companies From Relocating

To ensure that blockchain-related projects can remain fully functional within the country, the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) has released a new set of guidelines on September 21 that intend to bolster the availability of financial services to cryptocurrency companies.

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Beginners Guide to Tron: The Decentralized Entertainment Economy

If you remember the internet from the early part of the 21st century you’ll recognize that the balance of power has shifted greatly in the past two decades. What was once a free and open medium has become dominated by the world’s giant corporations.

Advertising is now used to feed content to users in a much more insidious fashion than ever before. Billion dollar retailers like Amazon and Wal-Mart dictate what products are popular, and which are buried in obscurity.

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Binance Announces own Improved Crypto Rating as Binance Info 2.0 Enters Beta

World’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced that it is launching Binance Info 2.0, a dedicated new platform that aspires to be the most comprehensive and useful crypto rating database in the world.

The exchange said in a press release Sep 19, 2018, that it has already analyzed more than 1,400 coins and tokens as the project enter beta. A full-fledged launch is expected to follow in the coming months.

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New York Attorney General’s Criticism of Exchanges Might Be Beneficial to the Industry

While the New York Attorney General’s report on cryptocurrency trading platforms certainly landed a powerful blow in favor of the regulators, the report could dial up pressure on the exchanges to move toward greater transparency and better consumer protection, the MIT Technology Review reported on September 20.

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Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif Admits it was Hacked, Promises Refund to Affected Traders

Another major security breach has rattled the Japanese cryptocurrency space. Zaif, a cryptocurrency exchange operated by the startup Tech Bureau confirmed Sep 20, 2018, that it fell victim to a cyberheist with the perpetrators getting away with no less than 6.7 billion yen (approximately $60 million).

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New York Attorney General Calls out CME’s Crypto Exchanges, Says They Might Be Operating Illegally

Three of the cryptocurrency exchanges that help power CME Group Inc.’s Bitcoin futures market have raised red flags with New York state regulators, with the state’s chief legal officer accusing them of operating illegally, Bloomberg reported on September 18.

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Debunking the Case of Zero Commission on Robinhood: If You Don’t Pay for It, You’re the Product

U.S.-based crypto and conventional assets trading firm Robinhood entered the market with a promise to disrupt the brokerage industry by offering commission-free trading.

While the company has been moderately successful on that front so far, now it looks like a large part of that success has come at the expense of millennials, an age-group that has the highest contribution in making Robinhood immensely popular.

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