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First Mover: Bitcoin Hits Record as 'Blue Wave' and 'Kimchi Premium' Look Bullish
Bitcoin surges above $35K for first time with U.S. Democrats poised to take full control of government and 'Kimchi Premium' back in force.
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New MIT Paper Roundly Rejects Blockchain Voting as Solution to Election Woes
An encryption inventor and the head of MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative are among authors of a new paper that points out why blockchain and voting are a bad pairing.
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The 2020 Elections Are Boosting Crypto Prediction Markets
Decentralized betting platforms like Polymarket and YieldWars are seeing accelerated trading volume growth leading up to the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
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FTX Raises 'TRUMP' Futures Margins as Price Suggests Lower Expectations of Election Win
FTX said the price of one TRUMP contract roughly equals the president's expected chances of reelection.
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MOSHED-2020-10-19-7-42-47
First Mover: 'Blue Wave' in US Senate Could Mean Flood of Stimulus for Bitcoin
As U.S. President Donald Trump fades in election polls, Wall Street analysts are sketching out the market implications of legislative races.
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Fed Reserve Governor Brainard Said to Be Biden's Choice for Treasury Secretary
Lael Brainard, who has been involved with the Fed's efforts to research a digital dollar, is seen as an ideal choice, Bloomberg sources said.
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Block.One Co-Founder Brock Pierce Files to Run for US President
Brock Pierce has formally filed to run for President of the United States.
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The Queens Politician Who Wants to Give New Yorkers Their Own Crypto
Assemblyperson Ron Kim has proposed a decentralized contact tracing protocol and a blockchain-based public banking system for New Yorkers.
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'Snake Oil and Overpriced Junk': Why Blockchain Doesn't Fix Online Voting
More people are wiling to try online voting these days. But experts say it isn't safe, and - despite what you might have heard - blockchain doesn't help much. Not yet, at least.
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Patrick Nelson is running for New York State Senate after making a name as a pro-bitcoin and anti-BitLicense local politician (Credit: Patrick Nelson)
Meet the Pro-Bitcoin, Anti-BitLicense Democrat Running for State Office
Patrick Nelson has been an advocate for bitcoin in his seven-year political career. He wants to see New York's BitLicense reformed and blockchain voting used in special cases.
Patrick Nelson is running for New York State Senate after making a name as a pro-bitcoin and anti-BitLicense local politician (Credit: Patrick Nelson)