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Have digital currencies really stolen Vladimir Putin’s heart?

If you’re talking economics in Russia these days, you won’t be able to avoid the matter of digital currency. Leading online Russian news agency Lenta.ru’s economy...

Dubai Police Chief: Digital Currency Will ‘Soon Replace’ Cash Despite Hurdles

A senior Dubai law enforcement official has predicted that digital currency will “soon” usurp cash, local news outlet Khaleej Times reported Sunday, September 16. Speaking during a panel he was heading,...

Hollywood Stars in Movie About Crypto Money Laundering

A crime thriller called Crypto is reportedly being filmed, featuring a money laundering agent and a case involving cryptocurrency. Among the cast of the movie are...

Lloyd’s of London Makes Quiet Entrance Into Crypto Insurance Market

Lloyd's of London, the centuries-old insurance marketplace, is quietly providing cover against the theft of cryptocurrencies. Announced Tuesday, Kingdom Trust, a qualified custodian of some...

Fed Chair: Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Great’ For Money Laundering

Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, had some harsh words for cryptocurrencies during an appearance before the U.S. Congress. Speaking to the House...

Singapore May Become First Country to Fully Embrace Cryptocurrencies

Singapore took a step closer towards cryptocurrencies as the national financial regulators discussed their openness towards the emerging industry during the Singapore Consensus. Singapore “Does...

French Manufacturer Archos Launches Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

Cryptocurrency users are blessed with an increasing choice of hardware wallets. Ledger and Trezor, the two dominant players in the space, are facing competition...

FBI Arrests AriseBank CEO Over $4 Million Crypto Fraud

The FBI has arrested the CEO of cryptocurrency platform AriseBank after he was indicted over an alleged multi-million dollar scam. The news was announced Wednesday by the...

Russian Presidential Candidate: ‘We Will Legalize Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies’

A recently-announced Russian presidential candidate, Boris Titov, is a bitcoin advocate. He promises to legalize bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies if elected. Titov is friends...

Beverage Turned Bitcoin Mining Company Long Blockchain Moves into Loyalty Market

Long Blockchain Corp., the drinks manufacturer turned blockchain startup, announced that it had again changed its line of business and will now also focus on loyalty...

Revenues of Cryptocurrency Exchanges in South Korea Up 88-Fold

According to recent data collected by the South Korean government, the accumulated commission income of the country’s 30 cryptocurrency exchanges last year was 87.5...
India's Central Bank Denies Knowledge of Bill to Ban Cryptocurrencies

India’s Central Bank Denies Knowledge of Bill to Ban Cryptocurrencies

India’s crypto regulation is reportedly ready and there has been much speculation about what it contains. An Indian lawyer has gotten some answers from...

Canada’s Rivemont Crypto Fund Holds 90 Percent of Its Assets in Fiat

Canada-based Rivemont Crypto Fund, run by a portfolio management firm Rivemont Investments, holds around 91 percent of its $2.3 million of assets in fiat...

SBI Holdings’ Crypto Exchange Vctrade Accepts Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple Deposits

Vctrade, a crypto exchange recently launched by Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings, has implemented Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and Ripple (XRP) deposits. The company has revealed this in...

Cryptocurrencies Are ‘A Much Cheaper Way of Doing Business,’ Says Former Overstock Chair

Jonathan Johnson, ex-chairman of Overstock’s board of directors, touched on the benefits of cryptocurrencies and noted the tremendous potential of blockchain-based technology. Despite the...
Binance Rings Crypto Bear Death Knell with $71 Million Profit in Q1 2019

Binance Rings Crypto Bear Death Knell with $71 Million Profit in Q1 2019

Across major markets, the bitcoin price has increased by 28 percent in the past month from around $4,000 to...

Centralized Cryptoruble Not Possible, Minister Tells Putin

The Russian Ministry of Finance is not against a national cryptocurrency, provided the state does not participate in it. The creation of a centralized...

New Study: 60% of Voters Believe Crypto Donations Should Be Legal

A Clovr survey of 1,023 registered voters in the United States found that 60% of respondents thought it should be legal to donate crypto...
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Cryptopia Website Goes Live After Slight Delay, User Balances Held from Pre-Hack State

Recently hacked crypto exchange Cryptopia has relaunched its website in a read only format, along with resuming user balances to its pre-hacked state, the...

There’s a bitcoin rapper called CoinDaddy, and he’s just one of the fantastic characters...

Who's the player got the women liiiike...Coindaddy Who's the player got the blockchain tiiiiie...Coindaddy Those are the opening lyrics to one of the latest tracks by...

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Fidelity Charitable Received Over $100M in Crypto Donations Since 2015

Fidelity Charitable Received Over $100M in Crypto Donations Since 2015

Independent public charity Fidelity Charitable has received $100 million in cryptocurrency donations, according to its recently published report. In its “2019 Giving Report,” Fidelity Charitable...
Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

South Korean Blockchain projects are ditching the domestic market due to regulatory headaches, mainstream media report. South Korean Blockchain Projects...
SEC Continues to Stall on BTC ETFs, All in Wait for Breakthrough

SEC Continues to Stall on BTC ETFs, All in Wait for Breakthrough

The long and uncertain road toward crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs) being approved by the United States Securities and Exchange...
Bank of America Seeks to Patent Crypto Wallet That Works Like Valet Car Key

Bank of America Seeks to Patent Crypto Wallet That Works Like Valet Car Key

Bank of America is seeking to patent a “partitioned” security system for digital currency wallets that gives different users...
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Coinbase Admits Putting 3,500 Traders’ Crypto Funds at Risk

A bug could have lost the users of Coinbase a lot of money, confesses the exchange itself in its...