Cryptocurrency

ATMs Become Next Battleground for Cryptocurrency

Walk into a Prague subway station and chances are you’ll see an ATM. But you don’t need a debit card or even a bank account to use this machine. This is a cryptocurrency ATM. It’s the physical manifestation of a set of virtual currencies that have leapt out of the shadows of the underground to […]

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Goldman Sachs Considers Offering Cryptocurrency Custody Services

New York-based multinational investment bank Goldman Sachs is making another step forward in its bet on the cryptocurrency market. The firm, led by chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein, is reportedly considering a plan to offer custody for cryptocurrency funds.

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Brokers’ Cryptocurrency Deals Are Focus of SEC Review

Wall Street’s main regulator is boosting its scrutiny of brokerages that deal in cryptocurrencies, according to two people familiar with the matter, the latest sign that authorities want to know more about a burgeoning market that they fear might be full of misconduct.

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Cryptocurrency Pump and Dump Schemes Growing

Pump and dump schemes – in which an asset is talked up to drive the price higher before traders dump it for a profit – are making their way to the cryptocurrency market, with digital chatrooms growing over the Internet where coin traders will gather to plot a scam.

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Bitcoin Most Spent Cryptocurrency in Australia’s Crypto-friendly Airport

Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the world’s functional cryptocurrency, is found to be the most spent cryptocurrency at the Brisbane International Airport, the world’s first airport to accept payments in cryptocurrency.

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Australian Government Invests in Crypto Startup for ‘Bitcoin Boost’ for Tourism

The government of Queensland, Australia’s second largest and third-most populous state, is backing a local crypto payments startup that officials believe will help boost tourism in the state. In an announcement on its official website on Wednesday, the Queensland government revealed details of an AUD8.

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Study Finds Many Willing to Accept Salary in Cryptocurrency, but Is It Wise?

According to a recent study by Sage, an increasing number of people are willing to accept cryptocurrency for either some or all of their salary.

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What Does the U.S. Treasury Fintech Report Mean for Crypto?

After 18 months of anticipation, the Treasury Department released on Tuesday a seminal report examining the barriers to financial technology and innovation in the United States and proposing a sweeping set of recommendations designed to cut red tape and foster continued experimentation.

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BBVA Can’t Hold Cryptocurrency – And That’s a Problem

After becoming the first financial institution to combine public and private blockchains in a live transaction, Spanish multinational bank BBVA has hit something of a quandary. Specifically, it’s unsure how to take its forward-thinking work … forward.

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Thomson Reuters to Begin Tracking Crypto Assets

Thomson Reuters, the information and mass media company out of Canada, has listened to its customers. Following a continued stream of requests for the firm to provide data on cryptocurrencies, it has entered into an agreement with crypto tracking platform CryptoCompare that will see the inclusion of crypto data on Reuters Eikon platform.

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Cryptocurrency and Football – A Match Made in Financial Heaven

Whether it’s former footballers, clubs, legends or even salary payments, cryptocurrency and football already have an interesting partnership. Since the corporatization and commercialization of football over the past 30-years, the financial gains from the game have been gargantuan, which fits hand-in-hand with the recent growth of crypto.

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Have a Cryptocurrency Company? Bermuda, Malta or Gibraltar Wants You

Hedge funds go to the Cayman Islands to incorporate. Big companies are generally domiciled in Delaware. And online poker companies often set up their bases in Gibraltar and Malta. Now the race is on to become the go-to destination for cryptocurrency companies that are looking for shelter from regulatory uncertainty in the United States and […]

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