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Bitcoin-Friendly US Bank Silvergate Now Serves Over 500 Crypto Companies

Bitcoin-Friendly US Bank Silvergate Now Serves Over 500 Crypto Companies

Bitcoin Friendly US Bank Silvergate Now Serves Over 500 Crypto CompaniesSilvergate Bank, headquartered in San Diego as a California state-chartered bank, started its cryptocurrency-related business in 2013. Now over 500 companies from the digital assets industry are using its services as one of the very few “bitcoin-friendly” banks based in the U.S. Also Read: American Electronics Giant Avnet Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments Silvergate Files […]

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Report: 87% of Crypto Exchanges May Be Falsifying Volume

Report: 87% of Crypto Exchanges May Be Falsifying Volume

Report: 87% of Reported Trade Volume on World's Largest Crypto Exchanges QuestionableAt least 87 percent of cryptocurrency exchanges may have falsified their reported trade volumes, a new study claims. According to a review of the top 100 exchanges by analytics company The Tie, most of the trading volume on the world’s largest crypto trading platforms is suspect. Also read: Quadrigacx Co-Founder a Convicted Fraudster Suspicious Trading […]

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Up & Down: BTCP and ABBC Plummet Amid Controversy

Up & Down: BTCP and ABBC Plummet Amid Controversy

Up & Down: BTCP and ABBC Plummet Amid ControversyLiquidity has shifted away from the top gaining crypto assets, with only six of the week’s 30 top performing markets currently riding 24-hour volume of seven figures or higher in USD. ABBC comprises the most liquid of the week’s top losers, currently ranking as the sixth poorest performing market of the last seven days after […]

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In the Daily: Crypto Data Feed, BSV Sale, Bitmain Office Closed

In the Daily: Crypto Data Feed, BSV Sale, Bitmain Office Closed

In the Daily: Crypto Data Feed, BSV Sale, Bitmain Office ClosedIntercontinental Exchange has added new coins to its cryptocurrency data feed and we’ve got the details in this installment of The Daily. This edition also features Coincheck’s announcement that it plans to sell its BSV holdings and reimburse users with Japanese fiat currency. Also, Chinese mining giant Bitmain has closed its office in Norway. Also […]

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American Electronics Giant Avnet Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments

American Electronics Giant Avnet Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments

American Electronics Giant Avnet Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash PaymentsAvnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a Phoenix, Arizona headquartered technology solutions company, has announced on Tuesday that it is now working with Bitpay to accept cryptocurrency payments for its products and services including bitcoin cash (BCH). Also Read: Bitmain Releases Miner 3x More Powerful Than Its Predecessor One of the Largest Global Technology Solution Providers on the […]

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Switch Between BCH and BTC Effortlessly With the Bitcoin.com Wallet

Switch Between BCH and BTC Effortlessly With the Bitcoin.com Wallet

The Bitcoin.com Wallet is a simple cryptocurrency light client that supports bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC). Since the initial release of the software, there have been 3.7 million noncustodial wallets created and climbing. Now, the latest version of the Bitcoin.com Wallet not only allows users to manage digital assets, but also provides the […]

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Quadrigacx Co-Founder Michael Patryn Is Actually Convicted Fraudster Omar Dhanani

Quadrigacx Co-Founder Michael Patryn Is Actually Convicted Fraudster Omar Dhanani

Quadrigacx Co-Founder Michael Patryn Is Actually Convicted Fraudster Named Omar DhananiQuadrigacx co-founder Michael Patryn is actually a convicted criminal who went by the name Omar Dhanani, a Bloomberg report alleges. Dhanani has been previously convicted of identity theft linked to bank and credit card fraud and sentenced to 18 months in a U.S. federal prison. He was later deported to Canada. Also read: Spain’s 2gether […]

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This Version of Lode Runner Is Fueled by BCH-Powered SLP Tokens

This Version of Lode Runner Is Fueled by BCH-Powered SLP Tokens

On March 18, Portuguese programmer Cláudio Gil revealed the launch of an old 80s video game that uses Bitcoin Cash-based Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens for interactive play. The Lode Runner SLP version is a port of the classic 1983 puzzle-oriented action game that allows people to play using the Badger wallet and non-fungible SLP […]

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Nash Is a Decentralized Exchange for Cross-Chain Trading With Fiat Integration

Nash Has Created a Decentralized Exchange for Cross-Chain Trading With Fiat Integration90% of all cryptocurrency trading takes place on centralized exchanges. Nash is part of a new breed of exchanges determined to change that. The next generation of decentralized exchanges (DEXs) promise to improve the UX and simplify the trading experience, empowering users to retain custody of their funds without suffering the trade-offs that are normally […]

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Switzerland’s Largest Online Retailer Starts Accepting 10 Cryptocurrencies

Switzerland’s Largest Online Retailer Starts Accepting 10 Cryptocurrencies

Switzerland's Largest Online Retailer Starts Accepting 10 CryptocurrenciesThe largest Swiss online retailer, Digitec Galaxus, has started accepting crypto payments at its two stores. Customers can choose from 10 cryptocurrencies to pay with including BTC, BCH, BNB, ETH, TRX, OMG, and XRP. One of the stores specializes in consumer electronics while the other focuses on everyday needs. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key […]

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Bitmain Releases Equihash Miner 3x More Powerful Than Its Predecessor

Bitmain Releases Equihash Miner 3x More Powerful Than Its Predecessor

Bitmain Releases Equihash Miner Three Times More Powerful Than Its PredecessorBitmain, the Beijing-headquartered cryptocurrency mining giant, has officially released the Antminer Z11 machine on Tuesday March 19. The new device is designed to mine coins that are based on the Equihash proof-of-work algorithm such as the privacy-focused altcoin zcash (ZEC). Also Read: In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job […]

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In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job

In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job

In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, Lobbying Intensifies in US, Visa Crypto JobIn this edition of The Daily we cover the resumption of trading on the hacked New Zealand exchange Cryptopia, the American digital assets industry’s increased lobbying of politicians, and a wanted ad by the Visa Crypto team. Also Read: Tel Aviv Court Rules Bank Can’t Close Crypto Miner’s Account Cryptopia Resumes Trading, Plans Rebate The […]

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Real Estate Giant Holding Live Luxury Home Auction for Bitcoin

Real Estate Giant Holding Live Luxury Home Auction for Bitcoin

Real Estate Giant Holding Live Luxury Home Auction for BitcoinA major Australian real estate group is holding a luxury home auction that can be paid for with two cryptocurrencies. There will be a live auctioneer who will call out bids in BTC. The property owner says he wants to keep as many coins as possible. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities […]

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CNY Inflows Into Crypto Markets Surge After Shanghai Composite Spike

CNY Inflows Into Crypto Markets Surge After Shanghai Composite Spike

CNY Inflows Into Crypto Markets Surge After Shanghai Composite SpikeBack in January 2017, China’s financial authorities initiated their first crackdowns against domestic bitcoin exchanges, with a ban on mainland exchanges cryptocurrencies against the yuan coming shortly thereafter. Now, close to two years and three months later, a surge of CNY has been flowing back into the digital currency economy after the Shanghai Composite posting […]

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Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

Spain's 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Cancels Theirs2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in euros or via bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, ethereum, EOS, litecoin and stellar. Also read: Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for […]

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5 Popular Crypto ATMs That You Can Purchase Today

5 Popular Crypto ATMs That You Can Purchase Today

Over the last few years, cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs) have proliferated. According to statistics, there are now over 4,400 digital currency dispensing machines worldwide with new models under development. The following ATMs can be purchased today, allowing anyone to deploy a crypto-dispensing kiosk at their local convenience store or tavern. Also read: Why Colombia […]

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Governments Exploit Christchurch Tragedy to Enforce Censorship and Thought Policing

Governments Exploit Christchurch Tragedy to Enforce Censorship and Thought Policing

Governments Exploit Christchurch Tragedy to Enforce Censorship and Thought PolicingNo sooner had the victims of the Christchurch attack fallen than governments were clamoring to mine the tragedy for political capital. Despite the shooting having been live streamed on Facebook, antipodean officials have directed their ire against fringe websites in a desperate bid to control the narrative and criminalize curious civilians. Also read: Bitcoin Cash […]

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XRP Sentiment Manipulated by Thousands of Bots, Analyst Claims

XRP Sentiment Manipulated by Thousands of Bots, Analyst Claims

XRP Sentiment Manipulated by Thousands of Bots, Analyst ClaimsIn January, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the so-called ‘XRP army’ harassing Ryan Selkis, the cofounder of cryptocurrency data startup Messari. A recent data analysis has now alleged that the XRP army of shills is compromised of thousands of bots trying to sway market sentiment across social media channels like Twitter. Also read: Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in […]

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While Tether Withdraws Claim of USD Backing, Rival Stablecoins Provide Monthly Attestations

While Tether Withdraws Claim of USD Backing, Rival Stablecoins Provide Monthly Attestations

Tether Withdraws Claim of USD-Backing While Rival Stablecoins Provide Monthly AttestationsThe controversy surrounding the backing of Tether’s USDT tokens has resurfaced following a recent alteration to the company’s terms of service that now state the reserves backing USDT comprise “traditional currency and cash equivalents and … other assets and receivables from loans made by Tether to third parties.” Despite tether’s dominance among stablecoins by market […]

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In the Daily: UAE Needs to Keep up With Crypto, Australia to Support Local Blockchain Industry

In the Daily: UAE Needs to Keep up With Crypto, Australia to Support Local Blockchain Industry

In the Daily: UAE Needs to Keep up With Crypto, Australia to Support Local IndustryIn this edition of The Daily we feature two countries that want to promote their positions in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. In the UAE a top banker has stated that keeping up with crypto is crucial to become an international financial hub and in Australia the government is investing in the local industry. Additionally, […]

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Tel Aviv Court Rules Bank Can’t Close Crypto Miner’s Account

Tel Aviv Court Rules Bank Can’t Close Crypto Miner’s Account

Tel Aviv Court Rules Bank Can’t Close Crypto Miner’s AccountA court in Israel has once again ruled against a local bank which tried to close the account of a cryptocurrency related business without any due cause. This time a Tel Aviv court has determined that a bank can’t refuse to operate an account on behalf of a crypto miner. Also Read: Tel Aviv Court […]

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Bank of Mexico’s Attempt to Regulate Crypto ‘Is a Disaster,’ Exchange CEO Explains

Bank of Mexico’s Attempt to Regulate Crypto ‘Is a Disaster,’ Exchange CEO Explains

Bank of Mexico's Attempt to Regulate Crypto 'Is a Disaster,' Exchange CEO ExplainsThe long-awaited rules on crypto assets recently published by the central bank of Mexico have caused quite a stir. A local cryptocurrency exchange’s CEO explains to news.Bitcoin.com that “the impact goes beyond the crypto industry.” Calling it “a disaster,” he asserts that the people within the central bank “have really shown their ignorance” about cryptocurrency. […]

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Stablecoins Are Threatened by These Two Major Issues

Stablecoins Are Threatened by These Two Major Issues

On the heels of recent commentary from the published correspondence between Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton and representative Ted Budd, SEC senior advisor Valerie Szczepanik explained at Austin’s SXSW conference that stablecoins may be violating current securities laws. Also read: Payglobal Provides Cryptocurrency to Fiat Transfers With Existing Bank Cards Stablecoins May […]

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Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch  Privacy-Preserving Light Client Neutrino

Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Privacy-Preserving Light Client Neutrino

Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Neutrino a Privacy-Preserving Light ClientThe developers behind the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) full node Bchd have announced the beta release of the lightweight client Neutrino which is now available for Android phones. The Neutrino protocol is not only exceptionally fast, but the client is considered a privacy-preserving light wallet because it uses a concept called client-side filtering. Also read: New […]

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In the Daily: Riotx Exchange, Monacoin Hacker, Coinflex Investors

In the Daily: Riotx Exchange, Monacoin Hacker, Coinflex Investors

In the Daily: Riotx Exchange, Monacoin Hacker, Coinflex InvestorsIn this edition of The Daily we cover a planned U.S. regulated cryptocurrency exchange from Riot Blockchain, the arrest of a hacker in Japan who allegedly stole 15 million yen of monacoin, and a couple of new investors in Coinflex. Also Read: US Sanctions Moscow’s Evrofinance Bank Over Involvement With Petro Riotx Exchange Details Riot […]

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These Cryptocurrency Exchanges Offer Futures Markets on Unreleased Tokens

These Cryptocurrency Exchanges Offer Futures Markets on Unreleased Tokens

These Cryptocurrency Exchanges Offer Futures Markets on Unreleased TokensOfficially, Cosmos atoms have yet to reach a cryptocurrency exchange, and until the Cosmos network votes to approve their listing, atoms aren’t tradable anywhere. Unofficially, you can buy and sell Cosmos tokens on half a dozen exchanges already, where the spot prices differ wildly. Welcome to the world of cryptocurrency derivatives, where futures markets can […]

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