Jamie Crawley

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Feb 19 2021

Even Skeptics May Need to Consider Crypto Exposure: WSJ’s Heard on the Street

Cryptocurrency's viability as an investment may not be in its value as an asset but in the way the financial world is evolving because of it.

Kiss’ Gene Simmons Buys $300,000 Worth of Cardano

Feb 19 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cardano markets music news

The Kiss bassist and frontman says he believes in Cardano because of its affordability compared with other cryptocurrencies.

Feb 18 2021

Bill Gates Says He’s ‘Neutral’ on Bitcoin

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bill gates coinflash news people

Gates has previously criticized cryptocurrencies and said he'd short bitcoin "if there was an easy way to do it."

Russia’s Digital Ruble Model to Get Bank-Friendly Redesign

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  banks business coinflash digital ruble news

Banks had feared being drained of liquidity under the original concept for the digital currency.

Kia Motors America Victim of Ransomware Attack Demanding $20M in Bitcoin, Report Claims

BleepingComputer claims to have evidence that the ransomware gang DoppelPaymer is demanding 404 BTC from the car firm.

Feb 17 2021

Russia’s Crypto Tax Bill Passes First Reading at State Duma

The bill proposes to recognise cryptocurrency as property for purposes of taxation.

DJ 3LAU to Auction Full Album Tokenized on Ethereum Blockchain

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinflash music news nfts

3LAU is partnering with blockchain platform Origin to launch an auction for the Ultraviolet Vinyl NFT Collection.

Mastercard Launches Prepaid Card for World’s First CBDC in Bahamas

The Bahamian Sand Dollar can now be used for payments anywhere Mastercard is accepted.

Central Bank Digital Currencies May Drive Cash ‘Shadow Economy’ to Crypto: Reuters

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cbdcs crime policy policy & regulation

"Shadow economy" participants, those who use deal mostly in hard cash for anonymity's sake, are unlikely to be drawn to using a CBDC, according to a Reuters column.

Feb 16 2021

Beeple NFT to Be Auctioned by Christie’s

Feb 16 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  news nfts

Christie's is partnering with digital marketplace MakersPlace to auction the work of a renowned crypto artist.

Digital Asset Manager Grayscale Expands Leadership Team With Trio of C-Suite Hires

Feb 16 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinflash grayscale hires news

The digital currency asset manager's new executives bring with them experience at firms such as Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and Ripple Labs.

Russia’s Lower House to Consider Bill on Crypto Taxation This Week

If passed the bill would amend tax laws to recognize digital currencies as a form of property.

Russian Mobile Operators Eye Payments Services, Wallets for Digital Ruble

Some telcos are looking at developing a digital wallet that would link the digital currency to users' mobile phone numbers.

Feb 15 2021

UK Crypto Exchange EXMO Offline Amid DDoS Attack

Feb 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinflash ddos exchanges exmo markets

The exchange said it's working to bring services back online following the attack.

Feb 12 2021

Crypto Payments Provider BitPay Adds Apple Pay Support

Feb 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  apple bitpay news tech

Apple Pay functionality will allow cardholders to make purchases in store and online using the crypto held in their BitPay wallet.

Wall Street Embrace of Crypto Grows Closer as Employees Argue on Its Behalf: CNBC

Feb 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cryptocurrency jpmorgan markets news

On a Zoom call with traders in January, co-President Daniel Pinto suggested he was open-minded about bitcoin.

Miami Commissioners Reject Mayor’s Push to OK Crypto Use, Vote to Study It First: Report

Feb 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cryptocurrency francis suarez miami news

The city will seek a vendor to help City Hall pay all or part of its employees' salaries in bitcoin. Residents would also have the option of using cryptocurrency to pay for city services.

T-Mobile Sued Over SIM Attack That Resulted in Loss of $450K in Bitcoin

Feb 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  lawsuit news sim attack t-mobile

The plaintiff lost 15 bitcoin after an interaction with a T-mobile customer who had been victim of a SIM-swapping attack.

Feb 11 2021

Alabama Man Charged Over SIM Swap Hacks That Stole $150K in Crypto

Joseph Chase Oaks allegedly used SIM-swap hacks to access victim's online accounts between August 2018 and October 2019.

Former HSBC Exec and Blockchain Expert Diana Biggs Joins Valour as CEO

Feb 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business hires investment news people

Biggs is an associate fellow at the University of Oxford's Saïd Business School, guest lecturing on blockchain technology and digital assets.

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