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French Regulators Notice Uptick In Crypto-Related Complaints

French financial regulators have observed an increase in complaints regarding cryptocurrencies this year Investors in the country are increasingly filing complaints about digital currencies with France’s Financial Markets Authority (AMF) since January 2019, according to the AMF’s 2019 Risk Map report published on July 2. Percentage of claims to AMF regarding crypto assets. Source: AMF      […]

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Blockstream Launches Atomic Swaps on Liquid Bitcoin Sidechain

Blockstream has created an “experimental” tool that makes it easier for users to trade “trustlessly” between tokens launched on its Liquid sidechain. Dubbed Liquid Swap Tool, the platform uses “atomic swaps,” a cryptographic technology that already serves as backbone for newer decentralized exchanges currently in development. The motivation for these types of transactions is that […]

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Toy Story Just Had Its #MeToo Moment

The latest version of Toy Story 2, first released in 1999, is missing a beloved fake blooper scene at the end. Fans noticed that when the 4K edition came out earlier this year, there was something missing: Stinky Pete’s casting couch. Take a Walk Stinky Pete, You’re Not Welcome in Post-#MeToo Toy Story All four […]

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Facebook’s David Marcus: Libra Crypto Users Won’t Have to Trust Us

Facebook’s David Marcus is pushing back against concerns about the social media giant’s new cryptocurrency project, Libra. In a note published Wednesday on Facebook, Marcus addressed “a number of questions and a few misunderstandings” about the project. The social media giant’s blockchain lead also confirmed he would be testifying before both the Senate Banking Committee and […]