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Wrapped Bitcoin Is Coming to Ethereum

BTC is poised to make its Ethereum debut. An initiative involving several decentralized exchanges (DEXs) as well as crypto-custodians Bitgo will introduce ”BTC-backed” WBTC, with the W standing for “wrapped.” When WBTC launches in January 2019, it will enable ethereum-based ”bitcoin” to be traded on DEXs, boosting liquidity and opening …

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Okex Cryptocurrency Exchange to Delist 42 Trading Pairs

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Okex will delist 42 trading pairs on Oct. 31 for failing to meet its listing requirements. Tokens such as iconomi, read and prochain, all paired with BTC, have been cited as having “weak liquidity and trading volume.” Okex said the move will create “a robust trading …

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Sony Develops ‘Contactless’ Hardware Wallet for Digital Assets

Sony has announced the development of a new type of cryptocurrency hardware wallet that uses its IC card technology. The Japanese conglomerate also said that it firmly believes in the potential for the commercialization and widespread adoption of blockchain technology. Also read: Blockchain Launches Hardware Wallet Secure Digital Assets Tokyo-based Sony, …

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