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Digital Assets: Bittrex Introduces USDC Trading Pairs

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Bittrex, a U.S.-headquartered virtual currency exchange, recently announced that it has added support for USD Coin (USDC) to its list of crypto trading pairs.” Traders will now have the ability “to trade against USDC along with other quote currencies currently available on the Bittrex exchange.”… Read More

Genesis, an Institutional Crypto Derivatives Provider, to Join International Swaps and Derivatives Association

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Genesis, a digital asset industry pioneer and the “premier” institutional crypto derivatives provider, recently announced that GGC International Limited has “joined the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) as a Primary Member.” Genesis, through its GGC International Limited entity, was “one of the first participants… Read More

FTX.COM Chooses Eventus for International Trade Surveillance, Risk Monitoring

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Eventus, which claims to be a leading international provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance and market risk solutions, and FTX.COM, a global cryptocurrency exchange, announced that FTX has contracted with Eventus “to deploy the firm’s Validus platform for trade surveillance and risk monitoring on all… Read More

Crypto Set to Overtake Traditional Investments in Coming Decade: Bitstamp Report

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A survey from international digital currency exchange Bitstamp has found that investors “overwhelmingly” believe that “crypto will overtake many traditional investment vehicles and see universal adoption.” The findings from the first Bitstamp Crypto Pulse survey — “a comprehensive barometer of trust and adoption in crypto”… Read More

Currency.com Expands into US with Digital Asset Exchange Services

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Currency.com, the “high-growth” global cryptocurrency exchange helping everyone connect with the booming world of cryptocurrencies, recently announced that it has expanded into the United States. Currency.com US, registered with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) as a Money Services Business, will “enable US residents to… Read More

Digital Assets: ETC Group Introduces XRP-backed ETC on Xetra

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ETC Group has reportedly added an XRP backed investment product to its expanding digital assets portfolio of Exchange Traded Cryptocurrencies (ETCs) in Europe “which include BTCE, the world’s most traded crypto Exchange Traded Product (ETP).” ETC Group, which claims to be one of Europe’s leading… Read More

Gemini Crypto Rewards Credit Card Now Available in the US

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Gemini, a digital currency platform to buy, sell, earn, and store crypto, recently announced that the Gemini Credit CardTM is now available “in all 50 U.S. states.” Cardholders can “earn up to 3% crypto back on dining+, 2% crypto back on groceries, and 1% crypto… Read More

Digital Assets: Spot Cryptocurrency ETF in Demand by Financial Advisors, Survey Reveals

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According to a Nasdaq survey of 500 financial advisors who are “currently or considering allocating to crypto,” 72% of advisors would be “more likely to invest client assets in crypto if a spot ETF product were offered in the United States.” Among advisors already investing… Read More

Digital Commerce: Fintech Evvio Announces Fluid CommerceTM, Paving Way for “Frictionless” E-Commerce

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Evvio, an “emerging” Fintech focused on next-gen digital commerce tech, recently announced the launch of Fluid CommerceTM. For e-commerce transactions, Fluid Commerce’s patented tech “eliminates the need for credit cards, bank accounts and third-party processors.” Fluid Commerce can be “used within and across e-commerce networks,… Read More

1inch Digital Asset Wallet Now Available for Android Users

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This latest version of 1inch‘s mobile wallet will enable Android users “to take advantage of convenient token swaps at the most competitive rates, as well as other functionality.” The 1inch Wallet for iOS, launched last April, “turned out to be absolutely successful with users, and… Read More

Binance CTO Comments on Crypto, Blockchain, Web3 Development and Mainstream Adoption

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Binance’s Chief Technology Officer, Rohit Wad recently shared why he decided to make the leap to crypto and blockchain, and the projects that “excite” him. Rohit noted that before the COVID-19 pandemic, his mother “didn’t even use credit cards.” He added that now, she knows… Read More

Blockchain.com to Launch Tax Center to Help Simplify Cryptocurrency Tax Reporting

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The team at Blockchain.com, a provider of a crypto wallet, block explorer, and digital asset trading platform, notes that if you are new or just getting started with crypto taxes, then no need to worry because “so is everyone.” That’s why later this month, Blockchain.com… Read More

NFTs: Ukraine to Issue Non Fungible Tokens for War Funding After Securing $52M+ in Crypto Donations

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Ukraine is reportedly funding its war against Russia by appealing to the global crypto community. This, as the nation will soon introduce non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in order to help support financially its armed forces. Mykhailo Fedorov, the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, recently confirmed that… Read More

Neeraj Khandelwal: Co-founder at CoinDCX Reveals How Platform Built Staking Capabilities for ETH 2.0

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We recently connected with Neeraj Khandelwal, Co-founder of CoinDCX, one of India’s largest digital asset exchanges. As covered in August 2021, CoinDCX turned into India’s first crypto unicorn following a $90 million investment round led by Facebook Inc. co-founder Eduardo Saverin and B Capital Group… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption Continues with ConocoPhillips Selling Gas to BTC Miners, Ukraine Legalizing the Flagship Crypto: Report

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Blockchain.com, a block explorer service, crypto wallet provider, and digital asset trading platform, notes that if people think that the 2022 Winter Olympics had “thrilling” ups and downs, they should consider getting into crypto and blockchain. During the coming weeks, Blockchain.com says it will be… Read More

TerraUSD (UST) Trading Began Feb 17 on Kraken, Trades with Altair (AIR) Now Supported as Well

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The team at digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that their platform now supports TerraUSD (UST). Clients may now add UST to their Kraken accounts by navigating to Funding, choosing the asset, and hitting Deposit. Trading is scheduled to begin on February 17,… Read More

Valliance Bank Selects Bakkt to Provide Clients Access to Crypto-Assets

Bakkt Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BKKT), a digital asset platform that enables clients to purchase, sell, send and spend a range of virtual currencies, has announced that Valliance Bank, a provider of various financial solutions, will provide clients access to Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) via… Read More

Indonesia’s OJK has Prohibited Financial Service Providers from Supporting Cryptocurrency Trading

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Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority (OJK) recently announced that they’re strictly prohibiting the nation’s financial services providers from marketing or facilitating the trading of cryptocurrencies. The Indonesian regulator has cautioned that the value of virtual currencies are subject to market fluctuations and investors need to be… Read More

BTC and other Cryptos Not a Safe Haven for Criminals, Officials Claim After Seizing $3.6B in Crypto Stolen in Bitfinex 2016 Hack

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Stephen Palley. Partner, Anderson Kill. Chair, Technology, Media & Distributed Systems Group, noted that an FBI agent once told (with “false modesty to be sure”) that their biggest breaks often “come not from law enforcement genius but from mistakes by their targets.” Palley further noted… Read More

BlockFi Is Reportedly Getting Ready to Pay $100M to Settle SEC Allegations Concerning Crypto Lending

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BlockFi Inc. is reportedly getting ready to pay $100 million in order to settle allegations from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and State regulators that it had been illegally offering a product that pays clients really high interest rates to lend out their… Read More

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