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Why 2020 will be a big year for crypto

2020 is going to be a big year for crypto.  The “Crypto Winter” of 2018/2019 flushed out much (but certainly not all) of the nonsense, and the market has significantly matured over the last few years. In 2020, I expect accelerating crypto asset adoption, and key building blocks will come into place for crypto to […]
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Jan 2, 2020, 7:07PM UTC

Exploring DeFi trading strategies: Arbitrage in DeFi

Alex Obadia leads Research and Platform efforts at Cambrial Capital, a fund of crypto funds based in London and Berlin. He also organizes the London DeFi Summit and the monthly Zero Knowledge London meetups. This piece is purely for informational purposes; nothing in this post should be construed as investment advice. Introduction Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is a […]
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Nov 4, 2019, 10:25PM UTC

Global Coin Research: China CBDC updates, K-pop music entertainment giant plans its own cryptocurrency

A Quick Update on China’s digital currency A senior official from China’s central bank claims that China’s digital currency would strike a balance between allowing anonymous payments and preventing money-laundering; its design would be similar to Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency Libra. On the Digital Currency pitted against Wechat and Alipay “Why is the central bank still […]
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Sep 12, 2019, 10:10PM UTC

Global Coin Research: Binance co-founder talks Venus, Liquid CEO gives view on regulatory environment in Japan

The following weekly newsletter is republished with permission from Global Coin Research, a global research firm with a focus on Asia blockchain and related technologies. You can find more resources on Asia Cryptocurrency and Blockchain at GlobalCoinResearch.com and on Twitter at @globalcoinrsrch Global Coin Research Newsletters in Chinese Top News Bitcoin Co. Ltd. (BX.in.th), one of […]
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Sep 4, 2019, 9:24PM UTC

Global Coin Research: Tether set to launch yuan-backed stablecoin, the ascent of Korean exchanges

The following weekly newsletter is republished with permission from Global Coin Research, a global research firm with a focus on Asia blockchain and related technologies. You can find more resources on Asia Cryptocurrency and Blockchain at GlobalCoinResearch.com and on Twitter at @globalcoinrsrch Global Coin Research Newsletters in Chinese   Top News 7 Things You Probably Didn’t […]
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Aug 30, 2019, 2:11PM UTC

7 things you probably didn’t know about China’s digital currency - Global Coin Research

The following free access of Global Coin Research’s insights is republished with permission from Global Coin Research, a global research firm with a focus on Asia blockchain and related technologies. You can find more resources on Asia Cryptocurrency and Blockchain at GlobalCoinResearch.com and on Twitter at @globalcoinrsrch There have been a number of reports on […]
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Aug 27, 2019, 7:25PM UTC

Blockchain Gaming Part IV: The road ahead

This is Part IV, the last in a multi-part comprehensive series on blockchain-based gaming by Zane Huffman: Twitter @jeffthedunker The series is a culmination of historical accounts and interviews with a number of blockchain and crypto based game projects, sprinkled in with opinions on the current state and opportunities within gaming. Part III can be […]
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Aug 22, 2019, 11:59PM UTC

Global Coin Research: China's digital currency can help banks bridge gap on mobile payments, DeFi trends in China

The following weekly newsletter is republished with permission from Global Coin Research, a global research firm with a focus on Asia blockchain and related technologies. You can find more resources on Asia Cryptocurrency and Blockchain at GlobalCoinResearch.com and on Twitter at @globalcoinrsrch Global Coin Research Newsletters in Chinese   Top News There have been rumors claiming […]
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Aug 21, 2019, 4:01PM UTC

Blockchain Gaming Part III: Protocol-led second-generation games

This is Part III of a multi-part comprehensive series on blockchain-based gaming by Zane Huffman: Twitter @jeffthedunker The series is a culmination of historical accounts and interviews with a number of blockchain and crypto based game projects, sprinkled in with opinions on the current state and opportunities within gaming. Part II can be read here. […]
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Aug 14, 2019, 11:53PM UTC

Global Coin Research: China central bank digital currency is 'ready', BitGo quietly expands presence in Japan

The following weekly newsletter is republished with permission from Global Coin Research, a global research firm with a focus on Asia blockchain and related technologies. You can find more resources on Asia Cryptocurrency and Blockchain at GlobalCoinResearch.com and on Twitter at @globalcoinrsrch Global Coin Research Newsletters in Chinese   Top News According to China’s central bank […]
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Aug 13, 2019, 11:21PM UTC

Blockchain Gaming Part II: Successes and Failures of First-Generation Games

This is Part II of a multi-part comprehensive series on blockchain-based gaming by Zane Huffman: Twitter @jeffthedunker The series is a culmination of historical accounts and interviews with a number of blockchain and crypto based game projects, sprinkled in with opinions on the current state and opportunities within gaming. Part 1 can be read here. […]
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Aug 8, 2019, 10:43PM UTC

Global Coin Research: Trade war fears ignite, China accelerates CBDC efforts

The following weekly newsletter is republished with permission from Global Coin Research, a global research firm with a focus on Asia blockchain and related technologies. You can find more resources on Asia Cryptocurrency and Blockchain at GlobalCoinResearch.com and on Twitter at @globalcoinrsrch Global Coin Research Newsletters in Chinese Trade War Fears Ignite The Chinese renminbi depreciated […]
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Aug 6, 2019, 10:34PM UTC

Blockchain Gaming Part I: The opportunity

This is Part 1 of a multi-part comprehensive series on blockchain-based gaming by Zane Huffman: Twitter @jeffthedunker The series is a culmination of historical accounts and interviews with a number of blockchain and crypto based game projects, sprinkled in with opinions on the current state of gaming. Abstract Beyond just store of value and medium […]
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Aug 2, 2019, 10:53PM UTC

Global Coin Research: Justin Sun's international game of PR, China drives $30M daily tether OTC volume in Russia

The following weekly newsletter is republished with permission from Global Coin Research, a global research firm with a focus on Asia blockchain and related technologies. You can find more resources on Asia Cryptocurrency and Blockchain at GlobalCoinResearch.com and on Twitter at @globalcoinrsrch Global Coin Research Newsletters in Chinese Top News Bank of China, one of the […]
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Jul 31, 2019, 4:30PM UTC

Bitcoin: A tale of two 'Vol's

Joe McCann is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of NodeSource and former quant trader for Passport Capital. This piece is purely for informational purposes; nothing in this post should be construed as investment advice. Volatility and volume, or lack thereof, has been the story for bitcoin this past week. Bitcoin volatility has dropped dramatically […]
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Jul 29, 2019, 7:50PM UTC

Global Coin Research: Iran finalizing crypto mining tariffs, South Korean crypto-related crimes prove costly

The following twice a week newsletter released Tuesday and Friday is republished with permission from Global Coin Research, a global research firm with a focus on Asia blockchain and related technologies. You can find more resources on Asia Cryptocurrency and Blockchain at GlobalCoinResearch.com and on Twitter at @globalcoinrsrch Global Coin Research Newsletters in Chinese Top News […]
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Jul 23, 2019, 11:55PM UTC

Why blockchain miners shouldn't be considered broker-dealers: the legal view

Brian Farber is the General Counsel at Securitize, which delivers trusted global solutions for creating compliant digital securities. The Securitize compliance platform and protocol provide a proven, full-stack solution for issuing and managing digital securities (security tokens). Prior to joining Securitize, Brian was in-house counsel at ConsenSys and practiced law at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. […]
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Jul 22, 2019, 11:12PM UTC

Alts bleed, Bitcoin leads

Joe McCann is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of NodeSource and former quant trader for Passport Capital. This piece is purely for informational purposes; nothing in this post should be construed as investment advice. With so much in the news this past week surrounding bitcoin, for traders, the biggest story of was bitcoin’s market […]
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Jul 22, 2019, 3:38PM UTC
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