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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
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