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Cryptocurrency platform Bitwala raised €13 million

Cryptocurrency platform Bitwala raised €13 million

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The Japanese corporation Sony, through its venture division Sony Financial Ventures and the investment firm NKB Group, led a round of financing of Series A for €13 million (about $14.5 million) of the Bitcoin-banking platform Bitwala. According to representatives of the company based in Berlin,...

FCA - final cryptocurrency assets manual

UK: The final guide to cryptocurrency assets presented

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The Financial Conduct Authority of Great Britain (FCA) has published the final version of the cryptocurrency assets manual, indicating which of them fall under its jurisdiction. Most of the published rules were submitted in January of this year, and, as expected, the final wording does not contain...

Blockchain.com launches Pit exchange

Blockchain.com launches Pit exchange

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Blockchain.com has generated over 40 million digital-asset wallets and now it’s entering the crypto trading field with a new exchange. The new London-based exchange named The Pit is going to offer ETH, BTC, USDT, LTC, PAX and BCH. Customer can transfer money instantly, with soon starting trading....

Bearish signs are showing Bitcoin is near to turning point

Bearish signs are showing Bitcoin is near to turning point

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It’s suggested that Bitcoin is coming to a turning point as cryptos conflict with larger inspection and bearish symbols pile up. BTC is really close to further losses, this is obvious cause some technical factors are pointing on this. A queue of negative modifications brought cryptocurrencies to...

Bitfinex is blocked from Tether reserves during the lawsuit

Bitfinex is blocked from Tether reserves during the lawsuit

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Crypto exchange Bitfinex stays obstructed from using supplies from the cash savings of Tether as an authority judges whether to dismiss a regulator’s lawsuit claiming the corporations hid losses of more than $850 million. Letitia James, New York Attorney General, sued the corporations in April...

Brazil: public transport in Bitcoins

Brazil: the payment of public transport in Bitcoins

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Residents of Fortaleza (the major Brazilian city) will soon have the opportunity to pay Bitcoins for their trips on public transport. It is reported by The Block, with reference to local media. In particular, the cooperative of autonomous passenger carriers of the State of Ceará, whose capital is...

Mining officially allowed in Iran

Iran: crypto mining is recognized as an industrial activity

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During the meeting of the Iranian Cabinet of Ministers, which was held on Sunday under the chairmanship of President Hassan Rouhani, mining cryptocurrency was recognized as an industrial activity, the local news agency Mehr News reported. According to a government decree, miners will have to...

BitMarket co-owner was found dead

BitMarket co-owner was found dead

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Radio Olsztyn Poland announced that co-founder of BitMarket crypto exchange, Tobiasz Niemiro was discovered dead on July 25. Niemiro was found near his apartment in Olsztyn city, it was proposed that he committed suicide. The Polish police declared that they discovered an injury in Niemiro’s...

The US sues Bitcoin theft suspect from Russia

The US sues Bitcoin theft suspect from Russia

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One of BTC-e currency exchange owners, Alexander Vinnik whose extradition from Greece the US is inquiring to face illegal charges, presently face a formal lawsuit in California. Previously, Vinnik was blamed for stealing Bitcoins from various virtual currency exchanges and now the US makes attempts...

Ren Zhengfei about Libra

Founder of Huawei: China is able to release its analogue of Libra

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The founder of the Chinese technology giant Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, said that China should not wait until someone launches a digital currency like Libra. In his opinion, the state is always stronger than any Internet company. This was reported by the local media. "China is able to release its...

Too sick for lunching with Buffett, but not sick enough for missing the party?

Too sick for lunching with Buffett, but not sick enough for missing the party?

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On July 23 Tron’s CEO told the public that the lunch with businessman Warren Buffett is postponed, because of Justin Sun’s illness. However, this kidney illness didn’t hold him to go to a Tron-organized event on Thursday in San Francisco. The king is back @justinsuntron...

Government of Venezuela is accused of using cryptocurrencies to bypass US sanctions

Government of Venezuela is accused of using cryptocurrencies to bypass US sanctions

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Venezuelan United Socialist party has been accused of avoiding economic barriers inflicted by the authorities of USA. According to locals, Venezuela avoided penalties by using cryptocurrencies via an airline app known as Jetman Pay. This application receives charges from travellers who buy tickets...

Justin Sun apologizes for delaying the lunch with Buffett

Justin Sun apologizes for delaying the lunch with Buffett

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Today is the day when Tron’s CEO and Warren Buffett long-awaited lunch was set but on July 23 Justin Sun cited health issues in postponing the event. He apologized about this, noting that it concerns authorities of USA. He wrote a long post on Chinese social platform Weibo and said he acted...

People more trust Bitcoin than Libra

Survey: the overwhelming majority of US residents do not inspire confidence in Libra

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According to a survey conducted by CivicScience, the overwhelming majority of US residents do not inspire confidence in the upcoming digital currency, Libra. The survey involved 1799 adults in the United States. Only 2% of respondents said they trust the Libra project more than Bitcoin. It also...

Media accused Justin Sun of illegal pornography

Media accused Justin Sun of distribution of illegal pornography: the lunch with Warren Buffett is...

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The Tron Foundation reported on transferring the lunch of Bittorrent owner Justin Sun and legendary investor Warren Buffett by agreement of the parties. So, the meeting was to be held on July 25, but there were found kidney stones in Sun's organism. The new date is still unknown. However, shortly...

Buffett’s lunch with the CEO of Tron is postponed

Buffett’s lunch with the CEO of Tron is postponed

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In yesterday’s tweet, Tron Foundation declared that the lunch of their CEO with Warren Buffett is delayed because Justin Sun is sick. TRON Foundation announces postponement of Warren Buffett lunch, press conferences after founder Justin Sun falls ill with kidney stones. Parties agreed to...

Bitcoin's hash rate updated its historical maximum

Bitcoin network's cumulative computational power again updated its historical maximum

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Last weekend, the cumulative computational power of the Bitcoin network once again updated its historical maximum, reaching 79.752 EH/s. The peak figure, according to Blockchain.com, was on Saturday, July 20th. On Sunday, the last day for which statistics are available, the hashrate fell slightly...

The founder of eToro is invited to lunch with Buffett

The founder of eToro is invited to lunch with Buffett

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Justin Sun, the founder of Tron, is going to have lunch with Warren Buffet on July 25. So there’re only 3 days left and Sun invited eToro’s author Yoni Assia to the lunch. He twited about this on July 21: I'd like to invite my good friend @yoniassia, Founder & CEO of @eToro, to join my...

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