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Germany’s No. 2 Stock Exchange Unveils Crypto Trading App

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The fintech arm of Germany’s second-largest stock exchange is set to launch a cryptocurrency trading app later this year. Sowa Labs, a subsidiary of Börse Stuttgart, unveiled the app on Friday, which it said would be available for use in September and will initially offer trading support for bitcoin, ether, XRP and litecoin. According to the Read More

Bitcoin Under The Skin – Why People Are Using Subdermal Microchip Wallets

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Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on for just $39 per month. Dutchman Martijn Wismeijer is very cautious when it comes to storing Bitcoin – so much so that in 2014, he had two NFC (near field communication) chips surgically implanted into each hand to store his encrypted Bitcoin keys. Wismeijer stated Read More

A Tangled Web: Will Coinbase Ventures Lead to Conflicts of Interest?

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Coinbase always seemed destined to add litecoin. Even amidst an early sea of competing cryptocurrencies cloned from the bitcoin codebase, litecoin had secured a special place. Early adopters used it as a way to extend bitcoin gains and test out the tech, while effective marketing attracted mainstream interest (even without the technology offering much in the Read More

Yahoo Japan Buys Stake in Cryptocurrency Exchange

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Yahoo Japan confirmed Friday that it has purchased a minority stake in a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange. Z Corporation, a subsidiary wholly owned by Yahoo Japan, acquired a 40 percent stake in BitArg Exchange Tokyo, valued at 2-3 billion yen (about $18.6 -$27 million), according to Reuters. The exchange is set to launch in the autumn Read More

Bitmain Gets Go-Ahead for US Bitcoin Mining Operation

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China’s crypto mining giant, Bitmain, is one step closer to establishing mining facilities in Washington state. The Port of Walla Walla – Walla Walla county’s economic development agency – unanimously approved a land lease and purchase option that would allow Bitmain to build its new crypto mining facility. The company’s Ant Creek subsidiary will be Read More

Indian Exchange Coinsecure Claims Insider Job in $3 Million Bitcoin Theft

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Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on for just $39 per month. Indian bitcoin exchange Coinsecure has disclosed a theft of 438 bitcoins, valued at over  $3 million at press time, from its wallet in what is the country’s biggest cryptocurrency theft to date. Delhi-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsecure has accused its own Read More

Beyond Banking: R3 Is Expanding Its Vision for Global Blockchain

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R3 may have started as a consortium of banks looking to use blockchain technology, but it’s broadening its ambitions. Now a startup whose staff numbers in the hundreds, R3 is proposing its distributed ledger technology platform, known as Corda, be used to link together a wide range of businesses, not just financial ones. The core Read More

Real Momentum? Bitcoin Price Breaks $8,000 For First Time Since March

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Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on for just $39 per month. Earlier this week, the valuation of the cryptocurrency market dipped below $248 billion, to a monthly low. Today, on April 12, the valuation of the cryptocurrency market increased along with the bitcoin price. Bitcoin Jumps $1,000 in 30 Minutes Over Read More

Carbon ‘Stablecoin’ Project Raises $2 Million in Seed Round

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Cryptocurrency startup Carbon has raised $2 million in seed funding, the company revealed to CoinDesk, Thursday. Investors in the round include General Catalyst, Digital Currency Group, FirstMark Capital, Plug and Play Ventures and The Fund. Carbon did not disclose its valuation. The investment round brings the project a step closer to launching a dollar-pegged cryptocurrency Read More

Bittrex Reopens New User Registrations — But Only for 25 Minutes

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Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on for just $39 per month. For 25 glorious minutes, users were free to create accounts on Bittrex, one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges. That news might seem underwhelming. However, the Seattle-based cryptocurrency exchange — seventh-largest in the world as measured by daily trading volume Read More