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Regulation Round-Up: Shapeshift COO Says U.S. Regulations Worsen, Germany to Protect Financial Stability not Individual Investors

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Regulation In recent regulatory news, the Shapeshift co-founder and chief operating officer, has given a damning appraisal of the current regulatory climate surrounding cryptocurrencies in the United States. The president of Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, Felix Hufeld, has indicated that the principal concern of German regulators regarding cryptocurrency will be seeking to ensure financial Read More

Coinbase Cryptocurrency Index Fund Now Open For Investment

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Finance Coinbase has opened up its index fund for accredited US investors, giving them exposure to all cryptocurrencies listed on its exchange GDAX. The company is now working on “launching more funds which are accessible to all investors and cover a broader range of digital assets.” Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Read More

China is luring Indian tech firms with market access and free rent

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India’s trying to find ways to get into China’s $144 billion IT market. On May 27, an IT corridor was established between India and China to give Indian businesses a gateway into the neighbouring country’s thriving software market. NASSCOM, the Indian IT industry’s trade group, established a Sino-Indian Digital Collaborative Opportunities Plaza (SIDCOP) in the Read More

Alleged BTC-e Mastermind Confesses to Russian Money Laundering Charges

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News According to regional publications in Russia, the alleged BTC-e mastermind and prisoner in Greece, Alexander Vinnik, has allegedly confessed to charges of fraud and money laundering on May 24, 2018. Reports reveal a signed document details that Vinnik admits to committing financial fraud between 2011-2017 through the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange. Also read: This Week Read More

Photos: North Korea’s explosive, “peace-loving” gesture of dismantling its nuclear site

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North Korea’s grand gesture to dismantle its nuclear site is now a metaphor for the fate of the Trump-Kim summit. Yesterday (May 24) the rogue regime appeared to destroy its only known nuclear testing site, Punggye-ri, in three explosions witnessed by invited members of the foreign press. Just hours later, Donald Trump called off his Read More

Trump blames “global freeloading” for costly US drugs. That’s not the problem

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Introducing his plan to reduce prescription drug prices in America today, Donald Trump said his government would focus on “tougher negotiation, more competition, and much lower prices.” The president criticized drug makers and insurance companies for failing to put “American patients first.” After listing a series of measures aimed at the US market—such as encouraging Read More

The US is talking about “great power competition.” What does that mean?

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The US is creating a new naval command and redeploying the Second Fleet in the Atlantic, the department of defense announced yesterday (May 4), putting teeth behind a new national security strategy announced in January. “We will continue to prosecute the campaign against terrorists that we are engaged in today, but great power competition, not Read More

Survey: 89% of Visa, Mastercard, Unionpay Users Know Crypto – 53% Have Purchased

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Survey: 89% of Visa, Mastercard, Unionpay Users Know Crypto – 53% Have Purchased
News A global study of cryptocurrency purchases made by users of Visa, Mastercard, and Unionpay cards shows that 89% of respondents are knowledgeable about crypto and 53% have purchased some in the past 12 months. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space A Global Study Global payment service provider Worldcore reportedly conducted a Read More

Why ICOs Could Eat Delaware’s Lunch

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Andrea Tinianow, Esq. is chief innovation officer at Global Kompass Strategies and was, until January, head of the Delaware Blockchain Initiative. David Adlerstein is a corporate attorney at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.   The views expressed in this article are solely those of the authors. Over many decades, the State of Delaware has established Read More

Barbara Bush: From finishing school to the First Ladies club, in photos

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Former first lady Barbara Bush, a source of guidance and love to both her husband and son during their White House stints, according to friends, has died at age 92, Her passing was announced on Twitter by a family spokesman. Bush held the rare distinction of having been both the wife of a US president, Read More