Analysis

“The late 20th Century digitization of information through the Internet took place in a regulatory ‘light’ zone due to the US Constitution’s protection of speech from Federal government interference. Conversely, the early 21st Century digitization of value is taking place in regulatory ‘heavy’ zone because of the long-established authority of US state and federal governments to
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The altcoin market sheds more than $2 billion in value on Tuesday. Bitcoin price approaches $7,200 on major exchanges. Volatile trading conditions follow a surprise announcement by Huobi Group that its U.S. operations are closing. Bitcoin’s gravitational pull on the wider cryptocurrency market was evident on Tuesday, as altcoins lost billions in collective value. There
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The company said in a notice that it would shut down trading services on Dec. 15, 2019. Customers have until Jan. 31, 2020 to withdraw all of their assets. Any customers who have insufficient balances to meet the minimum withdrawal requirements “are encouraged” to convert their assets into another crypto or fiat to see if
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StarkDEX, on the other hand, uses state-of-the-art cryptographic STARK proofs to take on-chain transactions, process them off-chain, and then batch them back on-chain in order to increase throughput. The challenges of this method are purely technical, rather than social, as with Unipig (where you just have to get others to supply more liquidity over time).
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“Developers don’t want to build on a moving target, and backwards compatibility should be taken seriously as well,” Izquierdo said in an email to CoinDesk Friday. “Ethereum is not a toy anymore, it’s a platform with a sizable investment and a big reach, and as such changes like this need to be professionally measured before
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