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SEC Takes Action Against ‘First US Regulated Crypto Asset Fund’

Regulation The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Tuesday that it has taken action against two cryptocurrency firms. Both mark the “first-ever” action of their kind by the Commission. One is against the “first regulated crypto asset fund in the United States” and the other is against an “ICO Superstore.” Also read: 160 Crypto […]

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Korean Banks to Limit Services for Crypto Traders Without Real-Name Verification

Finance South Korean banks are reportedly taking measures to limit services for customers who are not using the real-name system. It has been over seven months since the Korean government introduced the crypto real-name system, but only 40-50% of accounts at the country’s top four cryptocurrency exchanges have been converted into real-name ones, according to […]

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Ether Crash: SEC Suspends Trading in 2 Cryptocurrency Securities

The cryptocurrency bear market plumbed a fresh 10-month low after Bitcoin’s biggest rival tumbled and U.S. regulators suspended trading in two securities linked to digital assets. Ether, the second-largest virtual currency, slumped 8.9% from its level at 5 p.m. New York time on Friday, according to Bloomberg composite pricing. Bitcoin lost 2.1%, while the market […]

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Russian Industry Association Launching Crypto Certification Program

Finance The Russian crypto industry association is launching a crypto certification program. Applicants will be evaluated and issued a certificate showing their competency level which can be verified on the association’s website. Training will be offered to those that do not score the required number of points. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese […]

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Denmark’s Largest Bank May Have Facilitated up to $150 Billion in Money Laundering

News Companies from Russia and other parts of the former Soviet Union have apparently turned the small country of Estonia into a massive money laundering haven. An investigation into the Estonian branch of Denmark’s largest bank is examining up to $150 billion which may have been involved. Also Read: The Daily: Robinhood Aiming for IPO, […]

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MLB’s Los Angeles Dodgers to Host Crypto Giveaway in Late September

Fans who visit the Dodgers vs. Padres baseball game in September will have the opportunity to download a digital bobblehead to their Ethereum wallet. In a recent blog post, the Los Angeles Dodgers said they are hosting what is purported to be “the first Crypto giveaway in sports.” The opportunity will take place on September […]

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Japan’s GMO Launches Live Crypto Trading Platform, Adds Mining Facilities

Exchanges Japanese internet giant GMO has launched a live crypto trading platform via its subsidiary GMO Coin. This is the company’s third crypto exchange and trading service. Meanwhile, the group has established more mining facilities and has mined almost 3,000 BTC and over 660 BCH so far. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese […]

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Bitcoin Cash Stress Test Goes Beyond 24-Hours Setting New Records

Technology & Security On September 1, Bitcoin Cash proponents led a community-driven stress test by sending millions of transactions in one day. In fact, the protocol’s miners processed 2.2 million transactions in 24-hours and processed massive sized blocks all day long. But the stress testing fun didn’t end there as many BCH supporters continued to […]

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Did you forget about bitcoin? Here’s what’s going on

Leading cryptocurrency bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.13%   has been experiencing quite the extended hangover this year. After steadily climbing through the first three quarters of 2017 from a low of $776 in January, it partied hard at the close of the year, spiking from $4,395 at the start of the fourth quarter to a high of $19,343 in […]

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DMM Bitcoin Launches Biometric Authentication, Ironfx Seeks Gibraltar Licensing

Exchanges In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, DDM Bitcoin has launched biometric authentication for Android users of its app, Fxcoin has hired former Deutsche Bank AG employee, Yasuo Matsuda, as a senior strategist, and Ironfx has estimated the company’s upcoming virtual currency exchange will launch during the fourth quarter of 2018. Also Read: Satis Predicts […]

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