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CEO of BitMex

BitMex exchange hit with $300 million investor suit

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One of the most successful crypto exchanges - BitMex and its CEO Arthur Hayes are being claimed for $300 million for supposedly stiffing an initial investor. RGB Coin Ltd. and Frank Amato state they have been the preeminent investor of this exchange. The lawsuit stated that the investment of $30000...

Nike token CryptoKicks

Nike will issue its own tokens similar to CryptoKitties

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The world-famous manufacturer of sportswear and footwear Nike has patented the mechanism of tokenization of products using the Ethereum blockchain. The company intends to issue tokens to protect the authenticity of the sneakers, according to a document published by the US Patent and Trademark...

TON investors Gram

Russia, Israel, Pavel's Fan Club: who are TON's investors

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) repeatedly appealed to the court with a request to receive evidence from John Hyman, whom Pavel Durov Telegram CEO called the chief investment adviser of the company and the person “involved in the distribution of Gram tokens”. It is reported by...

Verkhovna Rada

Crypto payments are now legal in Ukraine

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Officials in Ukraine have confirmed a new statute that approves activities with crypto as the country makes attempts to matching a stringent agreement to global anti-money laundering criteria. Members of Verkhovna Rada have approved legalization that includes global AML's most beneficial methods...

Ethereum hard fork Istanbul

Ethereum network Istanbul hard fork completed: what changed

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The planned Istanbul hard fork on the Ethereum network has officially taken place. The update occurred on block #9069000 at 00:25:09 GMT on Sunday, December 8th. The block on which the hard fork took place found the Chinese mining pool SparkPool. Congrats to @sparkpool_eth for mining the Istanbul...

Millenials invest bitcoin

Millennials invest in bitcoin more than in Microsoft

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Born in the late 80s and early 90s, people prefer to invest in cryptocurrencies and high-tech startups, rather than in the entertainment industry. This is evidenced by research data from the American brokerage company Charles Schwab. Millennials invest more in Bitcoins managed by the Grayscale...

Kraken cryptocurrency exchange

Kraken crypto exchange will now support Swiss Franc

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Kraken, one of the earliest existing bitcoin exchanges, published that it will now support one more fiat currency - Swiss franc (CHF). Kraken has made a post in its blog, saying that during the collaboration with Liechtenstein-based Bank Frick, it was decided that CHF will join the roster of fiat...

Kazakhstan taxation mining

Kazakhstan developed a bill on taxation of mining and crypto

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A bill defining the legal status of mining and the features of its taxation has been sent to the presidential administration of Kazakhstan for consideration. This was announced during the Blockchain Day conference by Madi Saken, senior legislative coordinator for the Association for the development...

Saxo bank forecast

World currency on the blockchain and capital outflow from AI

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Experts at Danish investment bank Saxo Bank have published a traditional list of provocative and shocking forecasts for 2020. One of the main events that will affect the global economy in 2020 will be the release by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank of a new reserve asset on the blockchain....

TRON Poloniex twitter

Poloniex exchange urged to buy TRON, but then changed mind

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A message appeared on the Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange's Twitter account calling to buy TRON. After 28 minutes, the platform deleted the tweet. The removal of the post may be due to fears of the exchange of various charges on the part of not only the community but also regulators. Firstly,...

Mike Novogratz bank

$58 million: 3 quarters profit of Mike Novogratz crypto bank

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The net cumulative income of Galaxy Digital, the cryptocurrency trading bank for the first nine months of this year, was $58.4 million, despite a net loss of $68.2 million in the third quarter. The most problematic enterprise for Galaxy in the third quarter was the OTC platform. It accounts for...

Playbetr Casino

All about Playbetr platform and its advatages

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One of the top crypto gaming sphere brands www.Playbetr.com gives players a taste for high-end customer experience and an opportunity of playing a variety of hottest casino games. Playbetr is based on a passion, professionalism and years-long experience. The industry of Bitcoin betting and gaming...

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Russia declared impossibility of virtual ban on BTC payments

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It is legally possible to prohibit the use of crypto as payment for services and goods, but in fact, it will be very difficult to enforce the ban. This was stated by Chairman of the State Duma Committee on the financial market Anatoly Aksakov, reports TASS. According to him, those “who are ready...

AdaPay launch

Merchants now can use Cardano’s payment gateway

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The Cardano Foundation declared about the AdaPay start, an ADA payment system designed for retailers. The earliest time that the ADA payment system plans were revealed was on October 23. According to the report, the system can be united to the retailer's platform, choosing between a QR-based POS or...

Microsoft found a crypto miner that attacked 80000 computers

Microsoft found a crypto miner that attacked 80000 computers

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Microsoft security engineers talked about a new kind of crypto-miner Dexphot, which since October 2018 has infected almost 80,000 computers running Windows. The malware reached its peak in June 2019. Microsoft experts emphasized the rather high level of complexity of the new crypto-jacking program....

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Laundering money in BTC: Russian drug peddlers face prison

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Cherepovets police are investigating a criminal case against two residents of the city who distributed drugs for a fee in cryptocurrency. This was reported by the press service of the department. The investigation established that the suspects worked for one of the darknet marketplaces involved in...

Chinese crypto projects

Bluebook of Blockchain: China finds illegal crypto projects

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On Thursday, November 21, five commercial and technology specialists led by People’s Bank of China collectively issued the Bluebook of Blockchain, mentioning all criminal and deceitful systems in the sphere. Head of the nonprofit Beijing Blockchain Application Association Yedong Zhu said that...

Charles Schwab Bitcoin

$26 billion: Charles Schwab buys BTC-friendly TD Ameritrade

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American financial giant Charles Schwab has announced the purchase of its Bitcoin-friendly competitor, broker TD Ameritrade, according to a press release. The absorption will take place through the exchange of shares, the transaction amount is $26 billion. The premium to shares of TD Ameritrade...

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