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PR: eToro Announces Expansion Plans

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. – Launch of a crypto exchange and wallet – – Bringing crypto offering to the U.S. market – Global investment platform eToro has today announced plans to expand its cryptocurrency capabilities and subject to regulatory approvals will launch an exchange and a […]

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Blockchain: Already Showing What It’s Made Of

Whats The History? As with all new Internet concepts, Cryptocurrencies is still receiving negative press releases. Although the industry is bringing in revenue of billions of dollars, governments and companies are still skeptical about this new digital economy. There are still many that don’t understand let alone trust this new industry, and it is often criticized sometimes unnecessarily so. The very nature of the Cryptocurrency business, i.e., unstable but relying on technology and producing high yields means that it is criticized for being the latest craze and […]

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Nchain Acquires Majority Stake in BCH-Application Handcash

On Monday the blockchain research and development firm, Nchain, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the Bitcoin Cash-centric startup Handcash. The Handcash platform allows users to send BCH in a contactless manner using near field communication (NFC) technology. Also read: BCH Miners Discuss Funding Development With a Fraction of Block Rewards Nchain Acquires a Majority Stake in the BCH Platform Handcash This week the firm Nchain Group announced they had “closed a deal” that gives the company a large stake in the Handcash platform. According to […]

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Canadian Regulator Warns Investors of Five Cryptocurrency Firms

The Ontario Securities Commission has issued a warning against five unlicensed crypto companies involved in schemes to encourage investors to trade or invest in cryptocurrencies. The regulator started gathering information about these platforms after receiving complaints about them. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Warning to Investors The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published an Investor Alert on Friday, warning the public of five firms that “appear to be involved in schemes that target Ontario investors and encourage them to trade or invest in cryptocurrencies,” […]

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Ross Ulbricht Continues to Fight for Freedom With Supreme Court Petition

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on Ross Ulbricht being denied a post-conviction relief extension this past February. Since then Ulbricht’s new legal team and his family continue to fight for Ross’s freedom with a filed a Petition of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court. Also read: BCH Miners Discuss Funding Development With a Fraction of Block Rewards The Fight to Free Ross Ulbricht Continues With a Petition of Certiorari Ross William Ulbricht is a 33-year old American who was convicted of drug trafficking, money laundering, and computer hacking […]

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Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Cash Could Go Up Following More Use Cases

Crypto investor Brian Kelly gives a bullish outlook on BCH, says BCH fund development could aid the rise of the cryptocurrency’s value. Brian Kelly, the founder and CEO of BKCM LLC, an investment company focused on cryptocurrencies, came out bullish on Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on CNBC May 21. On Saturday, BCH miners reportedly had a meeting dedicated to funding for a BCH development fund. Miners are looking to allocate some part of the reward they receive from mining and invest it to expand the BCH ecosystem, Kelly […]

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Bank of England Issues Working Paper on Central Bank Digital Currencies

The Bank of England issued a working paper on introducing its own central bank digital currency, and the risk it could present to the banking system and economy. On May 18, the Bank of England released a staff working paper, laying out various scenarios of possible risks and financial stability issues of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). The paper constructs three models of CBDC depending on the sectors that have access to CBDC, from a narrow CBDC where access is limited to banks and non-bank financial institutions […]

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Spanish Regulator Open to Approving Funds Investing Directly in Cryptocurrencies

Spain’s financial regulator has clarified its position on regulated investment funds investing directly in cryptocurrencies. These type of funds are legal under Law 22/2014, and investments can be made through three types of legal entities. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Funds Directly Investing in Cryptocurrencies Spain’s National Securities Market Commission (CNMV – Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores) recently clarified its position on registered funds investing in cryptocurrencies directly. The CNMV is the Spanish government agency responsible for regulating the securities markets. In […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, TRON: Price Analysis, May 21

Latest technical analysis on top 9 cryptocurrencies from an expert trader. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The next leg of the bull run will be sparked by the gush of institutional money waiting to enter the crypto markets. Existing operators realize this and are exploring […]

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New Report Calculates Money Lost to Crypto Scams in Australia Last Year

New analysis shows that Australians lost over $2.1 mln to crypto scams last year, which peaked in the last quarter of 2017. Australian consumers lost approximately $2.1 mln to cryptocurrency scams last year, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) annual scams report published May 21. The ACCC’s analysis reveals that the use of digital currencies as a payment method in scams peaked in the last quarter of 2017. Almost $100,000 was reported lost per month to cryptocurrency-based scams from January to September, while in […]

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