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Cryptocurrency Enthusiasm Is Fueling A New Eclectic Arts Culture

Artists are bringing the digital nature of cryptocurrency to life by creating and displaying eclectic and unique pieces that draw inspiration from the buzz around virtual currency. The art world has long been regarded as a stodgy traditional institution that is merely a place for the wealthy. Rapid changes in the technological sphere are now […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Is Bitcoin Approaching a Turning Point?

Bitcoin surprised the world and rallied after the SEC postponed a decision on the Van Eck/ Solid X Bitcoin ETF. At the same time, XRP, ETH and few other altcoins posted impressive gains. Are cryptocurrencies approaching a turning point? Market Overview This has been a fantastically exciting week for cryptocurrencies. XRP pulled off a 100% […]

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Switzerland Fights to Keep its Crypto Companies

More than 500 blockchain and cryptocurrency startups have found a home in Switzerland. The country hopes to become the ultimate blockchain capital of the world. The country has introduced a new plan to strengthen the previously edgy relationship between cryptocurrency startups and Swiss banks. New Guidelines for Banks Who Want to Befriend Cryptocurrencies According to […]

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Circle Invest Adds Four Alts, Stockholm IT Announces Crypto Fund

Exchanges In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Circle Invest has added Eos, 0x, Stellar, and Qtum to its platform, Stockholm IT, a Frankfurt-listed company that has seen its share value drop over 99% since launch, has announced plans for a cryptocurrency fund, and Btse has launched its over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform. Also Read: Taiwanese Candidate […]

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Japanese Regulators Urgently Respond to Zaif’s Hack

Regulation Following the hack of Zaif, one of Japan’s regulated crypto exchanges, the country’s financial regulator immediately responded, launching an emergency inspection of the exchange and a survey of all other crypto exchanges. Finance Minister Taro Aso has also commented on the situation. In addition, the recently established self-regulatory body has asked all exchanges to […]

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UK MPs Urge Regulation for ‘Wild West’ Crypto Industry

The UK Treasury Committee published a report on crypto-assets for its Digital Currencies inquiry. In the report, they seem keen on pushing a ‘Wild West’ analogy. Time Flies… The Digital Currencies inquiry was launched in February of this year, with a remit to “cover the role of digital currencies in the UK.” This includes the opportunities and […]

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Binance and Kraken May Be Operating Illegally in NY State

According to the Attorney General of New York, three crypto exchanges namely, Binance, Kraken, and Gate.io, may be in violation of digital currency regulations in the state. Binance, Kraken, Gate.io Under the Gun A new report by the Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative by the New York’s Office of the Attorney General reveals that three cryptocurrency exchanges, namely […]

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Europol: Terrorists Still Use Banks, Fail To Abuse Cryptocurrencies

A new assessment by Europol this week reveals a growing schism between the use of cryptocurrencies by terrorists and other criminals. No European Terrorist Attacks Leveraged Crypto Funds In its Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), the organization highlights that while the use of Bitcoin in particular by cybercriminals is growing, terrorists still prefer conventional […]

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Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Are Hot Topics on Today’s Podcasts

Podcasts are becoming a popular tool for those looking for a soft introduction to cryptocurrency and blockchain tech.  Podcasting was once a relatively obscure idea. Currently, it’s one of the most common means of imparting news media and listening to commentary. It is estimated that at least 500,000 podcasts are active across the world right now, […]

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The Daily: Iran to Allow Mining Hardware Imports, Cyprus Creates Fintech Hub

The Daily Following a decision to recognize mining as an industry, the Islamic Republic of Iran is about to legalize the import of mining equipment. Also in The Daily, an executive at a leading Spanish bank insists cryptocurrencies are “perfect” and must be understood; trying to better understand the crypto space, Cyprus has set up […]

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