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Bitwala Launching Full-Fledged Crypto-Friendly Banking Service with Debit Card

Bitwala has announced that it is launching a new banking service with real debit cards. Its application with the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority of Germany (Bafin) is pending. Once approved, customers’ funds will be guaranteed up to €100,000. The move follows the suspension of the company’s prepaid Visa cards. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Bitwala’s New Banking Service Blockchain-based payment service provider Bitwala announced on Monday that it is building an online bank account service, “enabling a seamless transition between the crypto and fiat […]

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Chinese Entrepreneur Warns Against Mining and ICO Bans

Angel investor and Founder of Chinese app Meitu, Cai Wensheng, has published criticisms of the central government’s expanding regulatory crackdown on cryptocurrencies via Wechat. Mr. Wensheng warns that heavy-handed regulatory policies may squander the opportunity for China to maintain a significant presence in the burgeoning global cryptocurrency sector, in addition to arguing that many of the challenges faced by cryptocurrencies are indicative of the typical “development process” experienced by emerging monetary forms. Also Read: Cryptocurrency Exchange Poloniex Has Been Bought by Circle Meiti Founder Argues Mining Could Comprise […]

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PR: CryptoWorld LLC Announces Wall Street and the Internet of Money Conference.

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. Over 30 of the world’s leading blockchain, cryptocurrency and investment experts to speak on a variety of important topics, including regulation, crypto based products, capital raising and valuation at the Intercontinental Hotel in Times Square on March 22nd 2018. New York NY. […]

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak’s Bitcoin Stolen

Last year, Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak (Woz) revealed he’d purchased bitcoin, likening it to being better than gold. And then, months later, Woz announced he’d sold it all. In the process of selling off his gains, it turns out he was defrauded out of a substantial sum. Also read: How To Regain Control From Nanny Zuck Steve Wozniak Defrauded Out of Bitcoin One of the men behind the world’s most profitable company, Apple, co-founder Steve Wozniak explained to India’s The Economic Times he was defrauded out of a […]

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Israeli Supreme Court Forbids Bank From Denying Service to Bitcoin Exchange

The Supreme Court of Israel issued a temporary injunction order on Monday forbidding Bank Leumi from sweepingly halting the account activity of the Bits of Gold bitcoin exchange. This is seen as a major victory in the Israeli cryptocurrency industry that will set a precedent for other bitcoin businesses struggling to get banking services. Also Read: Israeli Bitcoin Company Sues Banks for Not Letting it Open Accounts Bits of Gold vs. Leumi Since its inception in 2014, Bits of Gold has, which is licensed as a currency […]

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Bitcoin Experiences Another Decline

Despite having shown signs of improvements, the world largest cryptocurrency in terms of market cap continued to fall over the weekend, coming below the $10,000 mark. As this goes on, the government of Uzbekistan has declared its plans to support the virtual currency. The Current Fate of Bitcoin Up to Friday of 23rd February 2018, Bitcoin had shown great potential for improvement after weeks of downfalls and uncertainties. But all that would take a sudden twist on the late night of Saturday, 24th February 2018. Bitcoin, which […]

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Hacked Japanese Exchange Considers Capital Tie-Up to Regain Public Trust

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck is reportedly considering a capital tie-up in order to regain the trust of crypto investors, following a recent hack where 58 billion yen worth of cryptocurrency was lost. As multiple victim groups are preparing to sue the exchange, the Tokyo police is also stepping up its investigations. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Possible Capital Tie-Up The Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck is reportedly “considering a capital tie-up to strengthen its financial base and regain trust following a massive cryptocurrency […]

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Bitfract by Shapeshift Lets You Swap One Cryptocurrency for Many

Instant cryptocurrency exchange specialist Shapeshift has quietly launched a new service. Bitfract, which is still in beta, allows users to swap from one cryptocurrency for multiple cryptos in an instant. For example, you can swap from bitcoin to a brace of different altcoins without needing to make multiple transactions. The tool is free to use, save for Shapeshift’s standard commission, and supports a wide range of cryptocurrencies. Also read: Multi-Asset Edge Wallet Goes Live with Bitcoin Cash One Exchange, Many Cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency exchange Shapeshift has become extremely popular […]

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ICOs and Exchange Sign-Ups Create Boom for Automated Compliance Industry

Many of the major cryptocurrency exchanges have announced that a massive influx of new traders in late 2017 caused them to be overwhelmed, leading to degraded services or forcing them to close their doors to new clients. Much of the problem was the need to ensure compliance with complex KYC/AML regulations, which the companies struggled to do at scale. This has led them to outsource the process for specialized automated compliance firms to handle. Also Read: Bitpay Bans Payments to Merchants of Explicit Content, Cloud-Mining and Gambling […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, Feb. 26

Top 9 cryptocurrency prices analyzed. 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. Goldman Sachs funded, Circle, a cryptocurrency-focused financial-services firm, has purchased the US-based cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex for $400 million. This shows that large financial institutions are looking for opportunities to grow business in the crypto world. […]

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