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Pornhub Starts Accepting Verge As Payment, Calls The Move ‘Critical’ For Crypto Adoption

Adult entertainment site Pornhub and cryptocurrency Verge have partnered to offer a crypto payment for Pornhub customers Adult entertainment streaming site Pornhub has announced a partnership with cryptocurrency Verge (XVG) and will now accept the coin as payment for Pornhub Premium and all Pornhub purchases, according to a press release published today, April 17. Pornhub’s website promoted the partnership with a short YouTube video, titled “The Future Has Cum,” of a futuristic dialogue in the year 2077 between a grandfather and his grandson about how Verge became […]

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Crypto Market Holds Gains On News Of More Wall Street Talent And Money Moving In

Crypto markets have seen a rebound after a slight drop yesterday, with Bitcoin and Ethereum back above $8,000 and $500 respectively. The Crypto market continues to hold gains around the same levels it reached after a sharp spike on Thursday, April 13, with Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) trading above the $8,000 and $500 levels respectively today, April 17.   The market’s rebound into the green comes after a slight drop yesterday, April 16. Bitcoin, which is back above $8,000, is trading around $8,120 by press time, […]

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Blockchain Securities Platform Gets $28 Mln In Funding From Big Name VC Investors

Andreessen Horowitz and Pantera Capital are among the investors pumping $28 mln into Blockchain securities platform Harbor. Several high-profile investors have confirmed investing in a funding round that raised $28 mln for Harbor, a Blockchain company looking to remove legal barriers to securities trading, in press release today, April 17. Harbor, which already secured a $10 mln Series A round in February, has this time received fresh cash from moguls including Silicon Valley’s Andreessen Horowitz and Blockchain investment fund Pantera Capital. According to their press release, through […]

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Former Goldman Sachs VP Joins Crypto Wallet Blockchain To Attract Institutional Clients

Former Goldman Sachs exec Breanne Madigan will become the head of institutional sales and strategy at crypto wallet Blockchain.info Crypto wallet Blockchain.info has hired former Goldman Sachs executive Breanne Madigan as the head of institutional sales and strategy, CNBC reports today, April 17. Madigan had worked at Goldman Sachs from 2003 to 2017 as an associate, vice president, and finally as the head of institutional wealth services, a department that managed $1.49 trln worth of total assets in 2017, CNBC reports. Blockchain.info, which has 24 mln active […]

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Bank Of Japan: Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Destabilize Existing Financial System

Bank of Japan deputy governor said during a recent speech that central bank-issued digital currencies could disrupt the current banking system, not for the better. The Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) deputy governor spoke negatively about the effects of central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDC) on the current financial system in closing remarks at a fintech conference, published yesterday, April 16. In his remarks, Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya stated that while central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDC) could have a negative impact on the current financial system, the bank is […]

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Dividend Tokens, Explained

Similar to stocks, tokens with dividend features may carry voting rights and provide you a great deal of passive income. What types of tokens are out there? There are many, let’s see. Due to the cryptocurrency boom, the terms “token”, “coin”, “initial coin offering” (ICO) and many others have become an integral part of the vocabulary of every trader and investor. Their use, however, is often shrouded in uncertainty and confusion. Here are the differences between the main types of tokens. Currency tokens. As the name suggests, […]

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Major South Korean Crypto Exchange Coinone To Launch In Indonesia

S. Korea’s third largest crypto exchange goes global, launching pre-registration for Coinone Indonesia. South Korea’s third largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinone, has announced plans to launch an exchange in Indonesia, according to a press release published on its site Monday, April 16. As stated in the Coinone’s press release, the new Indonesian branch opened for pre-registration April 16, with an official launch set for June. According to Finance Magnates, the exchange will initially support six cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Litecoin (LTC) […]

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Swiss Banking Industry To Be Hurt The Most By Blockchain, Says New Moody’s Report

Switzerland’s banking industry could be affected more than other countries’ by cheap Blockchain-powered cross-border transactions, a Moody’s report shows Credit rating giant Moody’s Investor Service said in a recent report that Blockchain technology for cross-border transactions could potentially hurt banks in Switzerland more than in any other country, CNBC reported yesterday, April 16. As half of the Swiss banking sector revenue is from fees and commissions, Switzerland is more at risk of losing money as Blockchain tech makes cross-border transactions cheaper and faster, according to the Moody’s […]

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IMF’s Lagarde Counters Crypto Warnings With New Praise Of ‘Potential Benefits’

IMF head Christine Lagarde has dedicated a new blog post to the “potential benefits” of “crypto-assets such as Bitcoin.” The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde was buoyant about cryptocurrency in a blog post in support of the technology, published Monday, April 16. The post, which comes roughly one month after Lagarde cautioned against the “dark side” of cryptocurrency, sees the IMF leader focus on what she describes as the “potential benefits” of “crypto-assets such as Bitcoin.” “A judicious look at crypto-assets should lead […]

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Blockchain Platform Prepares To Test Cryptocurrency Payment System In Major Shopping Mall

sponsored Retailers at a major mall will put a cryptocurrency payment system through its paces within days, in what a company describes as a world first. A Blockchain-driven platform has announced it will begin testing a brand-new transaction system for cryptocurrency payments within the coming days. Eligma says the beta version of its EliPay technology is going to be rolled out to selected retailers in BTC City, one of Europe’s largest shopping centers. The company says that the Slovenia-based complex, which boasts more than 450 stores, will […]

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