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Three Fronts in the Global Digital Currency Wars

by Jeremy Allaire

Data Provider Messari Closes $4 Million Funding Round

| William Foxley

Messari's funding round was led by Uncork Capital and joined by Coinbase Ventures and Balaji Srinivasan, among others.

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Kik Suffers Setbacks With ‘Void for Vagueness’ Defense in SEC Case

| Daniel Palmer

Kik has hit a brick wall with its ambitious "void for vagueness" defense in a case brought by the SEC over its $100 million initial coin offering.

Winklevoss Capital, Coinbase Back $1.8 Million Round for Bitski Crypto Wallet

| Zack Seward

The startup looks to boost mainstream crypto adoption by making it easier for developers to put crypto wallets in their applications.

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ASX-Listed DigitalX Seeds New Fund With Half Its Bitcoin Holdings

| Daniel Palmer

The first ever cryptocurrency firm to be listed on a major stock exchange has launched a new bitcoin fund.

Telegram Refutes All SEC Allegations, Asks Court to Dismiss in New Filing

| Daniel Palmer

Messaging app firm Telegram has made a new plea to a U.S. court to drop an action brought by the SEC alleging its token is a security.

HSBC, SGX to Investigate if DLT Offers Efficiency Boost for Bond Markets

| Daniel Palmer

A new trial will examine if digitalizing fixed income securities with DLT can bring new efficiencies to the Asian markets.

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BitGo Says It’s Now Processing 20% of Bitcoin Transactions

| Danny Nelson

The crypto custodian facilitates a sizable share of on-chain transactions, a sign of consolidation, and power, in the crypto space.

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Tunisia’s Central Bank Denies Reports Claiming It Issued an E-Dinar

| Danny Nelson and Anna Baydakova

In a sweeping rejection, the central bank quashed "unfounded" rumors that it had become the first monetary authority to issue a CBDC.

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CME Says It Will Launch Bitcoin Options in January

| Daniel Palmer

Chicago exchange CME Group has announced it will launch options on its bitcoin futures contracts in mid-January.

Binance Exchange Is First Client for Paxos’ New Dollar Gateway

| Omkar Godbole

The regulated firm is opening up its stablecoin-to-USD swaps facility to third parties, starting with Binance.

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