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Braiins OS Publishes Open Source Firmware for Mining Rigs

This week the software developers behind the mining operation Slush Pool have announced a new organization alongside releasing an open source operating system (OS) for cryptocurrency devices. The new offshoot company called Braiins has produced a Linux based system for bitcoin mining rigs and they plan to extend the OS …

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The Daily: Fiat vs Crypto Laundering, Bitcoin Anniversary Cash-Ins

Welcome to another weekend filled with tales of cryptocurrency intrigue. From shameless Bitcoin anniversary cash-ins to exaggerated claims of crypto money laundering, the Saturday edition of The Daily covers the good, the bad, and the greedy. Also read: Popular Bitcoin Wallet Samourai Ditches All Government Currencies Shapeshift CEO Hits Back at …

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Exchanges Roundup: Ledgerx Readies ETH Futures, Coinbase Partners With Caspian

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, anonymous sources have stated that Ledgerx is preparing to launch ETH futures trading, Coinbase has announced a partnership with Caspian intended to target institutional investors, and the chief executive officer of Binance has shared his opinions regarding “trans-fee mining” and decentralized exchanges. Also …

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European Regulator Renews Restrictions on Crypto-Based Derivatives

Europe’s securities watchdog, ESMA, has decided to extend the restrictions applied to a number of financial derivatives, including contracts-for-differences (CFDs) based on cryptocurrencies. The limits that were introduced in August of this year will now remain in place until the end of January 2019.   Also read: French Regulator Blacklists …

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Free Crypto Trading App Robinhood Available in Alaska and Oklahoma

“Alaska, thanks for bearing with us,” popular smartphone trading app Robinhood tweeted. “Trade Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, commission free.” Mere days after, it announced the same for Oklahoma. Residents of the two states can now trade bitcoin cash, dogecoin, ethereum, ethereum classic, and litecoin on its platform. Also read: Colombia …

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