Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg was in front of the US Congress to face questions on Libra. Inevitably this meant facing questions about anything Facebook has ever been alleged to have been involved in. Ryen Selkis (of Messari.io) provides an amusing and scary in equal measure summary.

BTC had a banner day, jumping over 30% between Friday and Saturday. Some people are speculating this was driven by comments made by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who took the position that China should lead on blockchain innovation. Strategic timing given the tongue lashing Zuckerberg faced in Congress earlier in the week.

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Latest Industry News

Crypto Capital crimes

  • The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York has indicted Crypto Capital executive Oz Yosef on three criminal counts

  • The filing would appear to confirm allegations from crypto-exchange Bitfinex, which tried to establish itself as a victim of fraud regarding its former payments processor

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Bakkt to bolster product offering with options

  • The Bakkt Bitcoin options contract will be based on its flagship monthly Bitcoin futures contract, and with low fees of $1.25 per options contract

  • Among the key features of the new contract are capital efficiency through margined contracts and the ability to cross-margin with the underlying futures contract

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Business Smart Contracts

  • Understanding a blockchain’s practical applications is important for evaluating any layer one protocol’s potential for mass adoption. Smart contracts are a great example

  • A smart contract is a self-executing programme which is automatically triggered when a set of conditions is met. Click to learn more about their development and ability

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Latest Coin News

BTC

  • Price analysis

  • NYDFS asks Bittrex to postpone

  • Where to

    - a retail overview

ETH

  • Price analysis

  • 5 Takeaways on Ethereum 2.0 From Vitalik’s ‘

    ’ Blog Posts.

  • Ethereum targets Dec 4th for

    activation

XRP

  • Price analysis

  • Ripple adds four to its regulatory team, joins

  • CEO

    gives Pomp a 90min interview

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