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White House Considers Ripple as a Foil to China’s Bitcoin Dominance

Ripple is certainly divisive, seeming to catalyze an equal number of naysayers as it maintains influential fans. According to Chief Market Strategist, Cory Johnson, those fans may also include the highest office in US government. Media Professional Johnson, who joined Ripple Labs in March this year, has an extensive background in journalism. He founded basketball […]

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The Daily: Bitcoin’s Low Volatility and High Liquidity, PwC Backs Stablecoin

The Daily To kick-start the new week, we bring you news of bitcoin hitting a record low — for volatility, not price. There’s also been an altcoin breakout ahead of an impending Coinbase listing, a new metric for ranking cryptocurrencies and an obligatory new stablecoin story. It’s all covered in Monday’s edition of The Daily. […]

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Ripple Debuts XRP-Based Cryptocurrency Product ‘XRapid’ for Payments

A cryptocurrency whose regulatory fate remains uncertain is ready for prime time. Ripple on Monday debuted a new financial product based on XRP, the world’s third-most valuable cryptocurrency by market capitalization next to Bitcoin and Ethereum. The service, called “XRapid,” is designed to enable financial firms and other organizations to make quicker and cheaper international […]

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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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Yahoo! Finance Rolls Out Bitcoin Core, Ethereum, Litecoin Trading

Exchanges “The virus is spreading,” tweeted Morgan Creek Digital’s Founder & Partner Anthony Pompliano at the news Yahoo! Finance (YF) had integrated bitcoin core (BTC), ethereum (ETH), and litecoin (LTC) into their trading platform. He was one of many enthusiasts to insist the event was an important step in the quest for mass cryptocurrency adoption. […]

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New CNBC Documentary Explores the Cultism of Bitcoin

News To outsiders, Bitcoin is a weird and wacky cult. Its devotees adhere to their own acronym-filled jargon, and have monetary theories that would make an economist blanch. Some of the movement’s more maverick characters are to be profiled in a CNBC documentary premiering this Monday. “Bitcoin: Boom or Bust” looks to be crass and […]

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First Shariah-Compliant Crypto Exchange Set to Launch in the UAE

The UAE continues its involvement in the field of digital currencies as a local company is set to launch the very first cryptocurrency exchange compliant with Shariah legislation. Moving Forward ADAB Solutions, a UAE-based company, is reportedly going to launch the very first cryptocurrency exchange compliant with Shariah law. The project is conveniently called the […]

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Over 16,000 Indians Sign Petition Against “Irrational” RBI Crackdown

Regulation Cryptocurrency users in India are using the internet to voice their protest over a recent crackdown by the country’s central bank. Instead of allowing it to be stifled, petitioners call on the government to help cultivate the new ecosystem which can benefit India in various ways.    Also Read: ADS Securities Adds Bitcoin Cash, […]

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OmiseGO and Vitalik Buterin Donate $1 Million in OMG to Impoverished Refugees

Adam James · April 1, 2018 · 4:00 pm OmiseGO and Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin are donating $1 million worth of OMG tokens directly to refugees living in extreme poverty. The donation will be made to GiveDirectly, a nonprofit organization operating in East Africa which will deliver the funds. Helping the Unbanked OmiseGO and Vitalik […]

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