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Coinify Completes Acquisition of Crypto Broker BetterCoins

financemagnates | 12-14-2018

Customers of BetterCoins will have access to Coinify’s support and more competitive pricing.

Categories: Other
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AMF Adds Crypto and Wine Trading Scams to its Warning List

financemagnates | 12-14-2018

The French regulator says the companies have been offering their services without proper licensing

Categories: ICO|Regulation|Trading
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Binance Expands Startup Incubator, Launches Education Platform

financemagnates | 12-14-2018

Binance' new education platform is available in 15 languages; the startup incubator launches in 5 new cities.

Categories: Exchange|Blockchain
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More Products, Fewer ICOs: Cryptocurrency in 2019

financemagnates | 12-14-2018

Finance Magnates headed to the Next Block conference to see what the industry expects in the coming 12 months

Categories: BTC|ICO
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‘Basis’ Stablecoin Calls it Quits, Returns Funds to Investors

financemagnates | 12-14-2018

The company announced that regulatory concerns had put an insurmountable roadblock in their plans.

Categories: Blockchain|Business
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Google’s AI Proclaims Bitcoin a “Collapsed Economic Bubble”

financemagnates | 12-13-2018

If you have any doubts lingering about what is going on with the cryptocurrency market, Google’s AI is providing the newest answer it thinks is relevant. Enter the search term “Bitcoin” and a card displaying essential information pops up next to your results. Aggregating information is at the core of Google’s machine learning algorithm which … Continued

Categories: BTC|Market
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Lisk CEO Responds to Criticism: “No Consensus Algorithm is Perfect”

financemagnates | 12-13-2018

Max Kordek, Cofounder and CEO of Lisk, speaks about his optimism for crypto and the Lisk network.

Categories: BTC|Altcoin
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Saudi Arabia and the UAE Central Banks to Create Joint Token

financemagnates | 12-12-2018

Details are still being worked out, but the token will not be for use by the general public.

Categories: ICO|XRP
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Redemption: Will the Altcoins Rise Again in 2019?

financemagnates | 12-12-2018

Altcoins have been pushed to the edges of the cryptocurrency narrative throughout 2018. What's next?

Categories: Altcoin|BTC
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Mark Karpeles of Mt Gox Faces Ten Year Sentence for Embezzlement

financemagnates | 12-12-2018

"I swear to God I am not guilty," said Karpeles in court.

Categories: BTC|Exchange|Asia
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The Netherlands to License Crypto Firms that Report Customers

financemagnates | 12-12-2018

The Dutch authorities get ready to implement the EU's new anti-money laundering directive.

Categories: Regulation
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UK Cryptocurrency Exchange CEX.IO Says No to Anonymity

financemagnates | 12-11-2018

The firm wants to comply with the EU's Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive.

Categories: Exchange|Regulation
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Breaking: Kraken Preparing a Private Listing at $4B Valuation

financemagnates | 12-11-2018

Kraken’s team has sent out emails to select high-value clients asking them for input

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Convicted Fraudster Dons Disguise, Opens Blockchain Firm

financemagnates | 12-11-2018

Boaz Manor, AKA Shaun MacDonald, spent four years in Canadian jail.

Categories: Blockchain
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PayPal Executive to Lead Crypto.com’s Merchant Acquisition Team

financemagnates | 12-11-2018

Tyson Hackwood joins the blockchain company as Head of Global Merchant Acquisition

Categories: Blockchain
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ICO Takings Tank by 97.5% from November to January

financemagnates | 12-11-2018

How many groundbreaking blockchain apps will miss out on the billions that they deserve?

Categories: ICO|Blockchain|Regulation
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Analysis: The Rise of Point of Sale Cryptocurrency Systems

financemagnates | 12-11-2018

Demand for solutions has grown as more and more retailers start accepting cryptocurrency payments

Categories: Market
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6 Ways How Payment Solutions Will Impact the Financial Industry

financemagnates | 12-10-2018

If organizations fail to implement these solutions cohesively alongside new and strict regulations they risk falling behind.

Categories: Blockchain
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Bitmain Closes Israel Branch, Employees Laid Off

financemagnates | 12-10-2018

The Chinese firm has been forced to "refocus its business in accordance with the current situation."

Categories: BTC|Mining|Asia|Business
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G7’s Financial Action Task Force Tells UK to Regulate Cryotocurrency

financemagnates | 12-10-2018

At the same time, the research organisation registers the risk of illicit activity as only "emerging".

Categories: Regulation
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Phoenix Rising From the Hashes? Some Analysts See BTC Green in 2019

financemagnates | 12-10-2018

Despite the beark market that has plagued Bitcoin throughout the year 2018, some analysts are optimistic.

Categories: BTC|Market|Blockchain|Trading
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HTC’s Blockchain Phone Selects Brave as Default Browser

financemagnates | 12-09-2018

Brave is an anti-advertising web browser with its own cryptocurrency.

Categories: Blockchain|LTC
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FCA Happy Without CFDs, 2018 in Review: Best of the Week

financemagnates | 12-09-2018

Catch up on last week's top stories.

Categories: Market|Regulation
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Coinbase Considering Adding 31 Coins to its Platform

financemagnates | 12-07-2018

The exchange operator says all coins have to go through a lengthy internal compliance process

Categories: Exchange|Blockchain
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MasterCard Workers Apply for Blockchain Anonymity Patent

financemagnates | 12-07-2018

The company claims its new technology makes blockchain transactions completely anonymous

Categories: Blockchain|Technology
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Morgan Creek Digital Has $1 Million on Crypto Versus S&P 500

financemagnates | 12-07-2018

The cryptocurrency market is nowhere close at the moment, but it has ten years to catch up.

Categories: Market
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Roger Ver, Bitmain Sued for BCH Hard Fork ‘Manipulation’

financemagnates | 12-07-2018

UnitedCorp is suing Roger Ver, Bitmain, Bitcoin.com, and others for using "unfair" tactics.

Categories: Blockchain
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Bitfinex Adds 4 Stablecoins–An Attempt to Take Space from Tether?

financemagnates | 12-07-2018

Crypto exchange Bitfinex announced on Tuesday, December 4th, that it has listed four new stablecoins: USDC, TUSD, PAX, and GUSD. Now, both Bitfinex and its “spinoff”, Ethfinex, offer support for six major stablecoins–Tether Dollars (USDT) and Dai by MakerDAO are also supported on both platforms. “At Bitfinex and Ethfinex, we’re dedicated to providing high quality, … Continued

Categories: Exchange|USDT|Blockchain
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PANDORA Launches Crypto Platform Using FX Trading Technology

financemagnates | 12-07-2018

The team at PANDORA have drawn upon their experience in the FX industry to design the digital asset trading platform.

Categories: Trading|Technology
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Researchers Find Hundreds of Pump and Dump Scams, Make Algorithm

financemagnates | 12-06-2018

Workers at Imperial College London find that an average of two such scams happen every day.

Categories: Other
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Zcoin Moves Against ASIC Monopoly With Merkle Tree Proof

financemagnates | 12-06-2018

The new mining algorithm is said to negate the monetary advantage of using a specialised machine.

Categories: Mining|BTC
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Gazprombank to Launch Crypto Trading Service in Mid-2019

financemagnates | 12-06-2018

The Russian bank's Swiss division is working with Avaloq and Metaco to provide crypto asset services to its customers

Categories: Blockchain|Trading
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Natixis, Rabobank Perform Commercial Paper Trade Over Blockchain

financemagnates | 12-06-2018

Worth EUR 100,000, the deal was carried out using R3's Corda

Categories: Blockchain
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Department of Homeland Security Turns Attention to Monero, Zcash

financemagnates | 12-06-2018

Can anonymous cryptocurrencies survive the American internal security services?

Categories: XMR|ZEC|XRP
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Crypto in 2018: The Year in Hacks

financemagnates | 12-06-2018

Eleven of the largest hacks of the past five years took place in the first half of 2018.

Categories: Asia
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TechFinancials Buys Blockchain-Based Ticketing Software Footies

financemagnates | 12-06-2018

TechFinancials continues to diversify its business with M&A, sets eyes on sports

Categories: Blockchain|Technology|Business
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R3’s Corda to Use XRP Following Settlement of Ripple Court Case

financemagnates | 12-05-2018

R3, a blockchain research collective, has decided on XRP as the settlement token on its blockchain, Corda, according to an official announcement. Blockchain and fiat The Ripple token will be used on a system called ‘Corda Settler’, which R3 says can be used with both blockchain and fiat payment systems. According to the announcement, Corda … Continued

Categories: XRP|Blockchain|ICO|Fiat
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Binance Releases Second Demo Video of Decentralised Exchange

financemagnates | 12-05-2018

The project was first announced in March, and is to be ready in a few months.

Categories: Exchange
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This Year in Crypto Regulations: The United States

financemagnates | 12-05-2018

The US government's most significant decision when it comes to crypto regulation? Inaction.

Categories: Regulation|Blockchain
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Firms Prepare Infrastructure for Institutional Crypto Trading

financemagnates | 12-05-2018

The institutional cryptocurrency trading space has been a lucrative one to get into during the downturn of 2018

Categories: Trading
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Bitcoin Mining Firm Canaan Creative Selling Off ASICs in Bulk

financemagnates | 12-05-2018

The world's second biggest mining company calls the sale a "celebration".

Categories: Mining|BTC|Asia
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Ripple, NEM, Fetch & Cardano Form EU Blockchain Lobbying Group

financemagnates | 12-05-2018

Blockchain for Europe will work with regulators to promote innovation and seek to educate Europeans about blockchain

Categories: Blockchain|XRP|ADA
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Blackmoon Launches New Asset Token Binance ETx

financemagnates | 12-05-2018

The exchange-traded index is linked to the performance of the 20 coins with the largest trading volume on Binance.

Categories: Exchange|Market|ICO|Trading
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ICO Regulation in the US: Warren Davidson Announces Plan

financemagnates | 12-05-2018

The Republican politician is a big fan of blockchain technology.

Categories: ICO|Regulation|Blockchain|BTC|Technology
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ChromaWay to Provide Blockchain Smart Contracts to Mercedes Owner

financemagnates | 12-04-2018

DGS will be able to generate lease contracts on the blockchain

Categories: Blockchain|Technology
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South Africa: Man Tortured for Bitcoins, in Intensive Care

financemagnates | 12-04-2018

He was burned with a hot iron and lost Bitcoin worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Categories: BTC
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Joseph Lubin Wants ConsenSys to Become a “Streamlined Rocket”

financemagnates | 12-04-2018

The CEO announces intention to make the company a profitable enterprise.

Categories: ETH|Blockchain|Business
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5 Altcoins That Disappeared this Year

financemagnates | 12-04-2018

The list of dead and disappeared coins is growing longer and longer. What gives?

Categories: Altcoin|Blockchain
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Cryptocurrency Tax Coming to South Korea

financemagnates | 12-03-2018

The country's economy minister said lawmakers are still determining how the tax should be implemented

Categories: Regulation|Asia
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Estonia to Beef Up Cryptocurrency Laws

financemagnates | 12-03-2018

The Baltic state is adapting its law to EU anti-money-laundering legislation.

Categories: Regulation