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  1. Famed cryptographer and digital money pioneer, David Chaum, revealed exclusively to CoinDesk he thinks he's built a "better" cryptocurrency.
  2. Bitcoin's volatility was on full display Wednesday when its price swung in a dramatic fashion.
  3. Coinbase has hired former Fannie Mae executive Brian Brooks as its new chief legal officer.
  4. An abnormally severe bug has been discovered in bitcoin's software, with possible ramifications for lightning users.
  5. Cody Wilson, founder of the 3D printed gun company Defense Distributed and cryptocurrency advocate, has been charged with sexually assaulting a minor.
  6. A group of commodity traders and financial institutions have unveiled a new blockchain venture.
  7. Europol has warned against the rising threats of cryptocurrency hacks and mining malware in a new report.
  8. The Texas State Securities Board has taken emergency action against three crypto investment schemes it alleges are attempting to hoax local investors.
  9. PNC Bank's Treasury Management division is to begin accepting cross-border transactions using Ripple's xCurrent product.
  10. Binance CEO and founder Zhao Changpeng announced an ambitious plan to build 5-10 fiat-to-crypto exchanges in the next year.