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#NotDying4WallStreet – Twitter Trends Show People Are Fed Up With Wall Street, Banks and Oligarchs

</header> <span><strong>As the coronavirus outbreak causes havoc to the world economy, the U.S. is trying to prepare for the onslaught of new cases. U.S. politicians crafted shelter-in-place orders in various states and shut down a decent fraction of American industries. Now politicians are penning an enormous bailout package and American citizens are fighting about whether …

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Can’t Lock Down Bitcoin: Trump Ponders Halting Stock Trading, Grounding US Passenger Flights

</header> <strong>In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak and a looming recession, U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration are contemplating halting stock markets next week. The White House is currently considering grounding all passenger planes and ordering a nationwide shelter. However, bureaucrats from the White House believe that the grounding of U.S. passenger planes …

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Voatz ‘Blockchain’ App Used in US Elections Has Numerous Security Issues, Says Report

Voatz, the Massachusetts-based company touting a blockchain-enabled mobile voting app, has been met with public criticism for a lack of transparency, among other things, particularly when it comes to data security. And with the threat of election tampering, the stakes are as high as ever.  Voatz has been used in elections in West Virginia; Jackson …

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Copy Trading Platform ZuluTrade Powers SetBroker.com

</header> SetBroker, an innovative Bitcoin-based copy-trading platform, announced today their successful launch. Their platform is powered by ZuluTrade’s technology and Traders ecosystem. Setbroker.com’s unique sales incentive is that it will exclusively use Bitcoin for funding Investors’ trading accounts. The project is expected to transform the cryptocurrency trading market using blockchain and Bitcoin technology combined with …

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US Navy Bets $9.5M on Blockchain to Keep Messaging Secret

The Naval Air Warfare Center, a California-based research group of the U.S. Navy, has given blockchain software startup Simba Chain nearly $10 million to put a secure messaging platform in play.  “The platform will be up this year, with on going updates over the next 4 years,” Simba Chain CEO Joel Neidig told Cointelegraph in …

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US Marshals to Auction $37M in Confiscated Bitcoin in February

The United States Marshals Service (USMS), a federal law enforcement agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, will auction more than 4,000 confiscated Bitcoins (BTC). According to the official USMS website, the authority is planning to sell “approximately” 4,040 Bitcoins (4,040.54069820), requiring a $200,000 deposit in order to take part in the auction. The USMS …

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Crypto Tycoon Winklevoss Brothers Obtain Six Stablecoin Patents

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the founders of the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange, have obtained six stablecoin-related patents, according to filings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  Three of the patents — the first, second and the fifth on the list — all  describe systems for changing the supply of a public blockchain-based stablecoin. The …

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Top 10 Congresspeople Working on Crypto Policy

Following a year that has seen unprecedented interactions between United States legislators and the crypto industry, Cointelegraph has compiled a roster of congresspeople who have established stances and policies for blockchain and cryptocurrency that will shape the future of the industry within the country.  Some of the congresspeople listed are bullish on blockchain, while some …

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Is the Future of Blockchain Tech Innovation in the East?

Since the end of World War II, the United States has been an undisputed global leader in innovation. From putting a man on the moon to the “Traitorous Eight” of Fairchild and the birth of today’s Silicon Valley, the U.S. has been at the forefront of embracing emerging technology. This position has given the country …

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The Decade of the Consumer–Citizen Governance Dilemma

The health of a democratic nation’s currency is shaped by two forces: monetary policy, set by its Central Bank; and fiscal policy, set by the state’s ruling government. The thrust of it is that currency and politics are bound together, whether we like it or not. But that’s old news. Citizens of the cryptosphere are …

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