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Rare Joint Statement From U.S. Regulators Proves Crypto Centralization Is Here

Rare Joint Statement From U.S. Regulators Proves Crypto Centralization Is Here The U.S. SEC, Fincen and CFTC issued a rare joint statement Friday addressing regulation of “activities involving digital assets.” Citing crypto’s perceived role in money laundering and terrorism, the regulatory power trio prescribed stricter adherence to anti-money laundering (AML) […]

Coinbase Receives E-Money License From the Central Bank of Ireland

Coinbase Receives E-Money License From the Central Bank of Ireland Coinbase has secured a new legal foothold in Europe. The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange has received an e-money license from the Bank of Ireland, which it can potentially use to continuing serving its customers across the continent, in case Brexit […]

Zimbabwe Bans Popular Mobile Money Services From Paying out Fiat Cash

Zimbabwe Bans Popular Mobile Money Services From Paying out Fiat Cash Zimbabwe is once again showing the need to take away from politicians the power to control normal people’s money. The government there is now trying to cope with the results of mismanaging the economy by preventing citizens from using […]

Devs Remove BIP70 Payment Protocol From Bitcoin Core’s Default Settings

Devs Remove BIP70 Payment Protocol From Bitcoin Core’s Default Settings Cryptocurrency advocates have recently discovered that Bitcoin Core (BTC) developers are planning to disable the payment protocol BIP70 supported by default in the Bitcoin Core version 0.19.0 client. According to developer discussions, full BIP70 support might be removed by version […]

Stablecoins and Exchange Coins – What’s the Difference From the Ol’ Corporate Bond?

Stablecoins and Exchange Coins – What’s the Difference From the Ol’ Corporate Bond? A new weekly record was set last week in global corporate bond sales, with investors grabbing hold of around $ 140 billion in new bonds according to data from Dealogic. This occurs against a backdrop of negative […]

Crypto Payments Startup Eligma Raises €4 Million From Bitcoin.com and Pangea Blockchain Fund

Crypto Payments Startup Eligma Raises €4 Million From Bitcoin.com and Pangea Blockchain Fund Many retail stores would like to welcome the added business that the crypto community brings, but find that they don’t have the capability to do so within their existing payment infrastructure. One company bridging this gap is […]