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Catalan Independence Leaders Reportedly Asking For Bitcoin Donations

Catalan politician Carles Puigdemont is reportedly asking for donations in Bitcoin to avoid scrutiny. Funding is said to be going to assist those who have left the region after the Spanish government cracked down on an independence push. The former President of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, is now reportedly asking for Bitcoin donations so it will […]

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Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance

News On Oct. 17, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, Binance, announced a partnership with blockchain surveillance company Chainalysis. According to the exchange, Chainalysis has implemented a compliance solution that meets regulatory guidelines worldwide. Also read: Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus Binance Is Using Chainalysis for Compliance    According to a […]

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Zambia Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency Businesses After Declaring Bitcoin Illegal Tender

Economy & Regulation The Bank of Zambia has started to clamp down on cryptocurrency-related businesses, mere days after declaring that it does not view digital coins such as BTC as legal tender. The crackdown began on Oct. 14, when the central bank announced an investigation into Heritagecoin Resources Ltd. for allegedly laundering money, according to […]

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Scam Victim Loses Claim Against Canadian Bitcoin ATM Firm

News A woman suing for 62,500 Canadian dollars ($48,125) sent to a phone scammer over a bitcoin ATM has lost her court case, local media reported. On Friday, Charlottetown Provincial Court chief judge Nancy Orr ruled that the fiat money deposited by the woman into the teller machine belonged to Instacoin ATM Canada Inc., owners […]

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“Crypto-Assets do not Pose [… ] Risk to Global Financial Stability”

Economy & Regulation Cryptocurrencies do not pose a threat to global financial stability, but the diverse range of national regulatory regimes throughout the world continues to complicate efforts to establish an international legislative framework overseeing their use, the Financial Stability Board says in a new report.  Also Read: Billion-Dollar Startups Flourishing in Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’ Report Advocates ‘Vigilant […]

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Switzerland’s Billion Dollar Startups Flourish

Economy & Regulation The top 50 cryptocurrency and blockchain-related companies in Switzerland’s version of Silicon Valley are now worth $44 billion combined, underscoring the steady growth of the Swiss crypto industry. Altogether, cryptocurrency firms employ about 3,000 people throughout the small country. Included among the top 50 are five “unicorns,” or startups with a market […]

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Beating the market isn’t everything, or the only thing

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Beating the market isn’t everything, or the only thing, but we sure see it that way. Mutual fund managers and other investment professionals who outperform a benchmark are highly celebrated — and compensated. Outdo the S&P 500 and accolades, attention, and assets are yours. Yet money managers […]

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The Daily: Wall Street-Backed Crypto Futures, Market Manipulation as a Service

The Daily Cryptocurrency attracts a diverse crowd, from speculators to scammers, and from financiers to gamblers. These groups, and their often opposing aims, are what make the cryptoconomy such a strange yet compelling place. In today’s edition of The Daily, for instance, we’ve got stories pertaining to a Wall Street-funded futures exchange, another US platform […]

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Maduro: Petro Public Sale In November While Website and Wallet Are Live

Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro has made a series of announcements concerning the Petro. Currently, the public sale for the controversial virtual currency is set for November 5th. Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro gave key updates about the nation’s Petro digital currency during a joint radio and television broadcast. According to a notice published on Venezuela’s government […]

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Banks and Money Mules Aid Terrorists in Conflict Zones to Launder Money

News Terror financing is taking on a new shape, but still retaining its old aides. Environmental crimes such as wildlife trafficking and illegal ivory sales have overtaken the drug trade as the major income source for terrorists around the world, accounting for more than a third of their revenue. However, it is not cryptocurrency that […]

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