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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...

Microsoft Azure token

Microsoft Azure developers will receive tokenized badgers

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Microsoft has launched the Ethereum blockchain recognition program. Now, developers who are actively contributing to the development of the Azure cloud platform will be awarded Azure Heroes tokenized badgers. Are you an @Azure practitioner who loves to learn and who contributes to a strong...

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...

Binance acquires DappReview

Binance acquires DappReview to further blockchain adoption

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On December 3, Binance proclaimed that it acquires DappReview, the preeminent data and analytics platform for Dapps worldwide. Binance plans to update the environment of Dapps and generate more comprehensive blockchain adoption. Launched in February 2018, DappReview proposes data analytics and Dapp...

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,...

HSBC Bank

HSBC moved $20 billion from paper to blockchain

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One of the most influential banks in the world, HSBC, is preparing to move $20 billion worth of assets to a new blockchain-based custody platform. It is an enormous improvement of the former system as the bank is planning to digitize paper-based documents of private placements. Private deployments...

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...

Russia law bitcoin

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....

Indian national blockchain framework

India plans to create a national blockchain framework

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The government of India is developing a national framework, which is going to maintain the broader deployment of blockchain use cases. Sanjay Dhotre, minister of state for electronics and IT (MeitY), said that the government is preparing an approach paper on the National Level Blockchain Framework,...

Bitcoin drugs

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...

Bitcoin is losing its price

Bitcoin’s price reached its six-month low

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Bitcoin reached the cheapest point in six months, sinking about 10% and continuing last week’s slide past the weekend on matters about repressions on crypto transactions by China. The leading coin dropped as much as 11% from Friday’s close and was selling below $6600 as of 1:50 p.m. in Hong...

Nike and Lolli partnership

Just earn it! Lolli announced a partnership with Nike

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A rewards application Lolli announced its partnership with a sports brand Nike. On November 21 team of the app published a post with this announcement. They mentioned that customers of Lolli requested for this partnership:...

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