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Encrypted Email Service Tutonata Tests Cryptocurrency For Payments

14 hours 55 minutes ago

Tutanota, a provider of an encrypted email service, has begun to accept donations in bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash and monero in order to test payment processing using cryptocurrencies, the company announced in a blog post. The German firm noted that it wants to support decentralized payment systems that are independent of centralized processors such as

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Lester Coleman

Quebec Approves Energy Rate Hikes for Bitcoin Mining Firms

15 hours 55 minutes ago

Bitcoin mining firms looking to set up shop in Quebec will now have to pay more for electricity. This is after the energy regulator of the Canadian province, Régie de l’énergie, gave the region’s utility firm, Hydro-Quebec, the go-ahead to impose a deterrent tariff that will see cryptocurrency miners paying double the rate that is

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Mark Emem

CFTC Issues New Warning on Utility Tokens & Other Cryptocurrencies

16 hours 54 minutes ago

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued another warning to consumers, advising them to exercise caution and carry out comprehensive research before investing in any cryptocurrencies, including those advertised as utility coins or consumption coins. The alert, which came in the form of a Customer Advisory warning posted on the CFTC website

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David Hundeyin

Coinbase CEO Tops Rihanna in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List

17 hours 50 minutes ago

The cryptocurrency industry is now having a huge impact on contemporary culture, gaining recognition not only as a part of the financial industry but as a considerable cultural and economic force in its own right. If the latest 40 Under 40 list by Fortune Magazine is anything to go by, a 24-year-old Russian-Canadian programmer from

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David Hundeyin

OKEx, Malta Stock Exchange Partner to Develop Security Token Trading Platform

18 hours 45 minutes ago

Malta continues to be at the forefront of the crypto space with OKEx, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, announcing a partnership with the Malta Stock Exchange to create a new security token trading platform. The new exchange will operate under the name OKMSX and bring together OKEx‘s expertise in the digital assett market along

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Gerald Fenech

Billionaire Investor Says No One Wants to Buy Bitcoin, Market Shows Otherwise

19 hours 40 minutes ago

Ken Griffin, a billionaire hedge fund manager at Citadel, has said that not a single portfolio manager he knows is interested in the crypto market. At the Delivering Alpha Conference in New York, Griffin said: “I don’t have a single portfolio manager [of mine] who has told me we should buy crypto, not a single

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Joseph Young

JPMorgan Wants to Use Blockchain to Issue ICO Tokens

20 hours 43 minutes ago

American investment banking giant JPMorgan Chase is pursuing a patent for a distributed system that uses blockchain technology to issue virtual depository receipts that sound suspiciously like initial coin offering (ICO) tokens. JPMorgan Wants to Host IPOs on a Blockchain The patent application, filed by JPMorgan in January and published by the U.S. Patent &

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Josiah Wilmoth