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Trump Stopped U.S. Government Shutdown, but the Damage It Did to Cryptocurrency Adoption Is Here to Stay

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On January 25, President of the United States Donald Trump put an end to the partial closure of the government, albeit temporary. As a result of the financing agreement signed Friday, the government will be open for three weeks. Although the future is still unclear for US government facilities, returning to work after the 35-day Tramp-Senate crisis, it is time to reconsider how regulators such as the Securities and Securities Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC ) were affected and what this meant for the cryptographic market.   Trump failed to get money for its border wall, shut down the US government The closure was triggered by $ 5.7 billion in federal funding to build the US-Mexican Border Wall, which Trump demanded during his 2016 presidential campaign, one of the promises of his signature. Initially, Trump claimed that he would recover the costs of the Mexican Wall, but Enrique Pena Nieto's chairman refused to finance the construction.

Cryptocurrency Hacker Hits Again After 2 Weeks 1,675 ETH Stolen, Two times in a Row

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Two weeks ago, January 14, a cryptocurrency named CryptoPia was attacked by an unknown hacker who allegedly managed to steal $ 2.5 million (19,391 ETH). After the attack, the exchange could not provide much detail for an ongoing investigation, and the stolen amount was not confirmed. However, members of the crypto community discovered a large amount of ETH coins sent from the stock market to an unknown wallet. Pirate returned after two weeks of sleep Yesterday, January 28, the same hacker hit again, stealing 1.675 ETH (180 USD) from other Cryptopia portfolios. After the first attack, many portfolios would be endangered and endangered, although they also lacked certificates. The new attack has succeeded in stealing funds from them, as well as from other portfolios. After the second attack, the total number of compromised portfolios increased to over 17,000. The second attack began on Monday morning, January 28 at 6:59, and continued throughout the day. Is that the same

Venezuela on Fire; Whence Maduro’s Petro Plan Failed to Bail Out the Country

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On January 10, Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro invested in the second term in the context of hyperinflation, persistent political and economic crises and severe sanctions imposed by his former partner and oil buyer: the United States. Ever since Maduro took office in 2013, Venezuela faced several brutal riots, including "The Mother of All Markets" in 2017 and an attack on the Caracas helicopter that same year. The current crisis is likely to be the last regime. We have decided for the past six years to look at Venezuela and the fate of Petra - a national cryptocurrency founded to save a scary economy, but which in turn has caused even more anger. The legacy of Hugo Chavez Hugo Chavez, a seemingly irreplaceable Venezuelan leader who has been in power since 1999, died after a long battle with cancer in March 2013. And inequalities. This is evidenced by the thousands of citizens who attended his funeral in the crowded Caracas. According to the statistics released

Samsung Galaxy M20 and M10 Launched

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Samsung - the world's largest smartphone maker - fights to maintain its market share. The Samsung Galaxy M is part of the solution and adds a couple of affordable wallet devices. Explicitly designed to attract young people - the millennium - in India, the Galaxy M comes in two shapes, the M20 and M10 being slightly lower. Manish Tiwary, head of the department management department at Amazon India in India, will offer the Samsung Galaxy M series: "The first Samsung Galaxy M series in India will resonate with the millennium warriors who are looking for powerful devices." The Samsung Galaxy M Series debuts with a new style of display for Samsung with Infinity-V, in the form of a tear on the front, instead of the alleged Infinity-O drill for the Samsung Galaxy S10. The main features of the Galaxy M20 are a 6.3-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels, an Exynos 7904 platform and a fingerprint scanner. There will be 3 / 32GB or 4 / 64GB variants,

Face ID-like support built-in could be in Android Q

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- The next version of Android could support face-to-face recognition - Some manufacturers already use something similar - Apple Face ID uses depth detection   The code found in the upcoming version of the next Android Q software update has revealed that Google is preparing to use a more secure face detection hardware. For a backup to be overcomplicated, the shortened version is to detect a list of strings that indicate messages that appear on the screen during a facial recognition configuration or when trying authentication. Action by face scanning. This may be a phone unlock or an application download authorisation. Essentially, all you would use to fingerprint analysis. The most important line of all these codes is the one that explicitly mentions the ability to activate scanning for purchase authorisation. After initial setup (i.e. When viewing messages), it reads: "Use your face to unlock the phone, purchase authorization, or sign in to applications." The code

Fifteen Alleged Operators of $8 Million Cryptocurrency Scam Busted in Taiwan

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Police in New Taipei, Taiwan, have arrested 15 suspects for allegedly smuggling millions of dollars worth of criminal currency, local Taiwan-based Focus Taiwan reported on January 26. According to the article, Li Chi-hsun, head of the Criminal Investigation Office (CIB), told the press conference that 15 suspects - including the alleged leader of Lin's name - were arrested in two searches. January 9 and January 17 Allegedly the suspect was arrested for fraud, and the case was allegedly transferred to the Taipei District Prosecutor's Office. The group allegedly deceived more than 30 people in the country for nearly $ 250m (about $ 8.16m). As reported, the suspects promoted IBCoin, ethereum (ETH) ERC20 token, which was supposed to be a means of payment for the adult entertainment industry, according to the promotional material. Alleged fraudsters have also announced on Facebook the release of expensive cars and luxury lifestyles to attract new victims, reports Focus Taiwan.

EOS Still First, Ethereum Second, Bitcoin 15th Released Chinese Blockchain Rankings

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China has announced its newest major cryptocurrency under the patronage of the government, putting Bitcoin (BTC) on the 15th place, while EOS retained its first place. The ranking was published in the media release on January 24th. Cryptocurrency rank of the China Information and Development Industry Center (CCID) was first released last May. In this ninth edition of the index, EOS retains its blockchain position at the helm, occupied platform since June 2018. The ninth index of CCID's global public channel technology estimates, the first index released by the 2019 Institute, places EOS at the top of the chart. The latest index of this kind, released in December last year, also put EOS in the top spot. As reported by Cointelegraph in November last year, EOS was at the center of controversy when its management model was revealed by evidence indicating that certain confirmed transactions were canceled. Ethereum (ETH) is ranked second in the rankings, as in Decemb

Apple Smart Battery Case is perfect for influencers and Fortnite gamers, WHY?

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Apple has released a battery case for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, the first time from the iPhone 7.  It is also the first model for large models, designed for those who need more power during the day. At first, we wondered who should be such a device? Who could guarantee that his sophisticated iPhone was so ugly in exchange for more juice? Then we realized: influential and Fortnite players. While most of us will be happy with the battery day on iPhone XS or battery and day and a half on iPhone XS Max, influential gamers will probably be the biggest apps that are hungry for energy.   For leverage, additional power will probably be welcome, regardless of whether it's 4K video capture or watching social media feeds, such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat. Keeping in touch with others has a tremendous battery life requirement. Simply visit the battery-powered page on your iPhone (Settings> Battery> Usage) to make sure that everything you constantly ask

Vivo Apex 2019 Concept kills all buttons and ports debuts all-screen fingerprint scanner

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- Concept 2019 shows next NEX phone - Monocoque design has no buttons or connectors - The fingerprint scanner works in most screens It seems that 2019 will be an extraordinary year for smartphones. We have discovered the most unusual and revolutionary device of the year: the Apex 2019 concept, which has a one-piece design without plugs or buttons, and a built-in fingerprint scanner that works around the world. Okay, so the big "Concept" in the name lets you know that this thing is not yet a complete reality. But in February 2018 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the company introduced its concept of Apex pop-up camera, named NEX S just four months later! Does the concept of Apex 2019 contain information about the next NEX device? We suspect. Here's what you have to wait for. First, what Vivo calls "full-screen scanning technology." Similarly to the built-in fingerprint scanning technology used to unlock the phone or payment, this up-to-d

Bitcoin Wallet Xapo Departs Hong Kong for Switzerland Due to ‘Opaque’ Regulations

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Swiss news agency Swissinfo announced on January 21 that Xapo would leave Hong Kong and move to Switzerland in key commercial operations. Speaking at the World Web Forum in Zurich, Portfolio Chairman Ted Rogers discovered that the main goal of the operation was to search for a better cryptographic regulatory environment. According to Xapo's President, Hong Kong was once considered "the sacred master of cryptographic regulation," but in reality, the authority has become "opaque". Rogers said that Switzerland still sees the "right place" for the bloom of blockchain projects and cryptography. Financially. " According to the report, Xapo's geographic transfer business will involve transferring non-US customers from Hong Kong to Switzerland, while cash accounts will be managed from London. In November 2018, the Hong Kong Securities and Exchange Commission issued a statement containing guidelines for funds dealing with cryptocurrencies. Some

US Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches Spot Trading for Institutional Investors

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According to an official announcement released Wednesday, January 23, licensed cryptographic company Seed CX from Chicago launched spot trading for institutional investors. Trading in cash is the purchase or sale of currency, financial instrument or commodity for immediate delivery. Spot deals may include the physical delivery of instruments, commodities or currencies. According to the announcement, Seed CX has introduced spot trading for the US dollar Bitcoin (BTC) pair, while Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) couples will be added later in the month. , Also, Seed CX plans to expand its fiat pairs to the euro and the Japanese yen later in the first quarter of 2019. Also, the company announced that it would propose a market for digital asset instruments regulated by the US Commodity Futures Trading (CFTC). The US market also claims to use a model free of charge to deposit and retire current or digital assets. All dollar deposits would be maintained in

Andreessen Horowitz and PayPal Co-Founder Backed Cryptocurrency Custodian Launches

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Anchorage for institutional investors was created after $ 17 million in the Andreessen Horowitz risk capital fund, was announced on Wednesday (January 23rd). According to the announcement, co-founder of PayPal, SciFi VC, co-founder Max Levchina, capital investment firm Khosla Ventures, Mark McCombe from investment company Blackrock and others, also participated in the series. financing A Investors say they intend to create a safer repository for better institutional investment and at the same time enable active participation in the chain. The anchor claims to be based on the principles of easy access to property, voting, evidence of the existence and speed of transactions. Anchorage believes that large investments in digital assets, such as investing institutional players, will bring new growth to space blocked. As Cointelegraph has already pointed out, Andreessen Horowitz actively invests in cryptographic startups. In November, the California Fund participated in fu

Power your iPhone or Android phone wire-free

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Wireless charging lasts for a long time, but it's only been two years since it took off. More and more manufacturers have adopted a ubiquitous Qi charging standard and are now in almost all leading phones/products. Apple has adopted wireless charging in 2017 with its leading iPhone X, as well as the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Samsung supports wireless charging from Galaxy S6. What exactly is wireless charging, how does it work and support your phone? Allow answering all these questions and more. What is wireless charging? Wireless charging is the power transfer from the socket to the device, without the need for a power cord. It is a transmitter and receiver pad, sometimes in the form of a trunk that is attached to a mobile device or even embedded in the phone itself. How does wireless charging work? The wireless load is based on the inductive load, whereby the energy is generated by the passing of the electric current through the two coils to form the ele

Coming in 2019: Apple AirPower specs plus features - Apple's wireless charger

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- Simultaneously charge iPhone and Apple Watch with AirPower Mat - Perfectly compatible with Apple Watch Series 3, 4 and iPhone 8 / Plus, iPhone X and XS / Max   Apple will soon launch its charging equipment called AirPower. We thought we had it in early 2018 and then launched the iPhone XS in September, but that never happened. There was nothing during the launch of the iPad Pro, Mac Mini and MacBook Air. But we seem to have a rug at the beginning of 2019. Here we will explain in more detail what AirPower is and why this significant delay has occurred. What is the Apple AirPower Carpet? In addition to compatible iPhones, AirPower will also charge Apple Watch and AirPod (with a wireless charging case) They will probably charge all compatible Qi devices Apple's AirPower is a wireless charging nozzle. Includes in the wall, but the electrical charge transfers to compatible devices just by touch. Simply put the devices on them, and they will be charged wirelessly and wi

‘No Shot’ for Bitcoin ETF in 2019 Say Cryptocurrency Analyst Brian Kelly

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Brian Kelly, a cryptographic entrepreneur, and a regular CNBC associate said that in 2019 there is no chance of approving the Bitcoin Stock Exchange (BTC). Interview with Cointelegraph at the Crypto Finance conference in Switzerland. January 18th. In the debate on the general state of the cryptographic market, Kelly has predicted that 2019 will be better than 2018. The other hollows lower, that would not be. It does not surprise me at all. As for what we should expect from 2019, Kelly continued: "In 2019, the focus will probably be on currencies - Bitcoin, Litecoin and some of them - because geopolitical tension in the world is very tense. We begin to realize that some global macroeconomic players use Bitcoin as an alternative to their gold position or as a way to protect against currency exchange rates and volatility. " According to Kelly, in 2019, Bitcoin will become the more accepted value for traditional investors. However, when asked whether Bitcoin E

USA: Bill Exempting Non-Custodial Cryptocurrency Services From Specific Laws Reintroduced to Congress

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The law on the release of companies providing cryptographic services that are not custody of certain public money transfer laws was submitted to the United States Congress. The data confirming this has been published on the official website of the Congress on January 14th. A draft law entitled "Providing Safe Licensing and Registration Refuges for Certain Programmers and Service Providers That Do not Control Channels," presented MP Tom Emmer and co-sponsor MP Darren Soto, Emmer has already shown interest in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology in the past and is on the list of members of the US Congress participating in cryptography, published by Cointelegraph in March last year. As Cointelegraph mentioned in September 2018, Emmer plans to introduce three accounts that support technology and cryptocurrencies, including the latest account. The other two accounts are "Blockchain Resolution and Blockchain Technology" and "Blockchain Certainty Act.&q

Public Receives Opportunity to Earn Block Rewards by Donating Computing Power to Scientific Research

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The launch revealed bold plans to solve excessive energy consumption found in mining cryptocurrencies, while ordinary PC users provided an extra opportunity to receive big prizes. Resistance says mining evidence for work is "diverted by large mining companies using vast amounts of energy to take control of the market," thus isolating regular consumers who can not afford it. 'include Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The company also stated that the electricity levels used were "lost in mathematical equations" instead of having a positive impact on humanity. As a result, Resistance seeks to overcome excessive energy consumption and energy imbalance within the mining community by suggesting a "radical concept" that is called research evidence. Known as "PoR", research evidence allows everyone to give their computing power to scientific research projects, meaning that the spent electricity is devoted to the realisation of mathematical

US Ex-Congressman Says Regulators’ Approach to Cryptocurrency Is Obstructing Innovation

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Former Republican Representative George Nethercutt advocated a cryptocurrency but criticised US regulators' access to the article in The Hill's Political Press on January 14th. Nethercutt - representing the US state of Washington for ten years, starting in 1995 - is now the founder and president of Nethercutt Consulting LLC and its nonprofit foundation Nethercutt Civic Foundation. In his recent American policy review, both in the country and abroad, Nethercutt establishes a sharp contrast between the US State Department's US intellectual property protection and the work of regulatory bodies. "While US State Department officials are trying to compete for American innovation, US regulators like the Securities Commission (SEC) are slowly commenting on the cryptocurrencies," he said. "It has alleviated innovation and left many US companies outside the regulatory limbo, especially as to whether their chips are classified as securities." DIP co

What Happened Samsung Galaxy S10 launch event

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Samsung has confirmed the organization of the Galaxy Unpacked Event - the first event of this kind in 2019 - to present the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S10. Here's all you need to know because Samsung is preparing to launch the next Galaxy phone. Samsung Galaxy S10 press conference: when is it? Samsung has called for release on Unpacked February 20th. The event will take place in San Francisco, California, and will be broadcast live on events in other regions.     The Galaxy Unpacked event will take place at: San Francisco: 11 hours New York: 13 hours London: 19:00 Mumbai: 00:30 (+1) Tokyo: 03:00 (+1) Sydney: 06:00 (+1) Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Press Conference: What Will Be Started? Samsung left a little fancy with a call to the event, with a huge number at 10 in the center. We celebrate the 10th Galaxy anniversary. The expected launch of the Samsung Galaxy S10 is a double celebration. But there could be more different models. Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10 +

University of Bahrain Will Start Issuing Diplomas on the Blockchain Employing Blockcerts

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The University of Bahrain will announce the stages at blockchain, and the local media in English, Trade Arabia, will be released on January 13th. According to the article above, the University uses the open standard Blockcerts in collaboration with the Learning Machine, a start-up providing a system for generating official records that can be verified using an enclosed blockchain format. As Cointelegraph pointed out in September last year, the Bahrain government stressed the importance of blockchain technology for the country's economy, calling for vigilance in cybersecurity. Abdulhussain Mirza, the Bahrain Power and Water Minister, said: "The ability of Blockchain to protect user data is a sign of progress, not only because it can be applied to different companies in different industries, including cybersecurity." Trade Arabia reports today that the university blockchain initiative is part of a global strategy for digitisation of mobile students. As repor