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Pavel Durov Closes UK-Based Company Telegram Messenger LLP

News Russian-born entrepreneur Pavel Durov is liquidating Telegram Messenger LLP, the Britain-based company behind the popular messaging service Telegram. The same entity is registered as the messenger’s operator in the Russian Federation, where Telegram is currently banned. Also read: 5 Crypto Exchanges Have Been Licensed in Gibraltar Since Regulation Application for Voluntary Strike Off Filed […]

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Mongolia’s Cheap Electricity Draws Japanese Bitcoin Miners Seeking Profit

Mining A combination of cheap electricity and cold weather has started to draw a growing number of Japanese bitcoin miners to Mongolia, a country sandwiched between China to the south and Russia to the north. Amid falling mining revenues in other regions of the world due to the current crypto bear market, companies that have […]

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Russian Bitcoin Mining Granny Bullish on Industry Future as Commercial Producers are Doubtful

Mining A residential block of red bricks stretches unambitiously under the freezing sky of Irkutsk, in the Russian province of Siberia. Inside, a series of small bitcoin mining machines are running on cheap electricity, as grandmother Valeriya’s family of domestic miners, a bullish bunch, stack up a potential fortune for the future. Also read: Skeptical Payoneer […]

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Switzerland’s City of Zug Fastest Growing Tech-hub in Europe

News The city of Zug, home of the Swiss Crypto Valley, has been named the fastest growing technology community in Europe. Zug ranked atop the “State of European Tech” report by London-based global investment firm Atomico last week, on the strength of its year-on-year growth of attendees to tech-related meetup events. Also read: Malaysian Financial Regulators […]

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Court Drops Charges Against Alleged Btc-e Operator Alexander Vinnik

News The lawsuit against alleged Btc-e operator Alexander Vinnik for “fraud, money laundering, and other grave crimes” filed in Cyprus has reportedly been dropped. His lawyer says the case “fell apart at the very early stage” at the initiative of the plaintiffs themselves. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations […]

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Crypto Detectives Project Rates and Investigates Suspicious ICOs

Crowdfunding An online platform created in Russia has set a noble goal of making the cryptocurrency industry safer for investors. The project investigates initial coin offerings (ICOs) that have raised suspicions and performs the due diligence for free. A report about each ICO is then published containing а summary of the findings and a conclusion […]

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Kucoin Exchange Raises $20 Million in Series A Funding Round

Exchanges Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Kucoin has announced it has raised a combined total of $20 million in series A funding. Taking part in the Kucoin founding round were IDG Capital, Matrix Partners and Neo Global Capital. Also Read: GMO Internet Reports Crypto Exchange Profit Up Over 34% in Q3 2018 $20 Million for Kucoin Exchange […]

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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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Japanese Star Honda Receives $40 Million in Crypto to Promote Exchange

News Japan superstar professional soccer player, entrepreneur and investor Keisuke Honda, 32, was appointed by the Japanese crypto exchange Bitpoint to promote its brand, the company announced earlier this week. Honda appeared at the same time in a commercial for Bitpoint shot in Hollywood.  Also read: Soccer Star Leo Messi Promotes Ultra-Secure New Crypto Phone Honda […]

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Huobi Launches Partner Exchanges in Russia, Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, Canada

News Chinese exchange Huobi and its partners are launching cryptocurrency exchanges in five regions: the Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Indonesia, and Canada. Partners “share Huobi’s order integration system, wallet system, asset management and clearing systems.” The exchange in Manila has launched with trading in three markets with over 40 trading pairs. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance […]

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