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Apr 27 2022

Crypto Lending: Understanding the Risks of Borrowing to Buy Crypto

Crypto lending is a fairly new practice that appeals to many investors for its relatively simple procedures and attractive returns. Some crypto lending sites allow investors to earn annual percentage returns (APR) at rates as high as 25 percent—much higher than the annual returns traditional financial institutions typically offer.

Apr 22 2022

The Importance of Crypto Exchange Platforms

Crypto exchange platforms ease the trading of cryptocurrencies for other assets such as fiat and digital currencies. They act as an intermediary between a seller and a buyer.

Oct 14 2021

Russia Will Not Ban Cryptocurrencies, Says The Deputy Finance Minister

The deputy finance minister Alexei Moiseev told reporters on Tuesday that Russia acclaims its position not to ban cryptocurrencies.

Oct 07 2021

MoneyGram Partners With Circle To Enable USDC Cross-Border Stablecoin Transactions on Stellar (XLM) Blockchain

MoneyGram International has announced a massive partnership to strengthen its crypto endeavors. This week, the company confirmed that it had partnered with the Stellar Development Foundation to integrate USDC transfers and conversions via its platform.

Oct 06 2021

Congressman Introduces Bill to Protect Developers Who Fundraise Using Tokens

Regulation continues to be a hot-button issue as far as cryptocurrencies are concerned. This week, Patrick McHenry, a Republican member of the House of Representatives, introduced the Clarity for Digital Tokens Act of 2021. This bill looks to establish a safe harbor for digital tokens in the United States.

Oct 05 2021

FTX Denies Super PAC Rumors as Regulatory Issues Heat Up

FTX, the leading decentralized exchange, and derivatives trading platform, has denied reports that it is looking to beef up its ties with Washington.

May 03 2021

Independent Auditing Firm Confirms Tether's USDT Reserves Are Fully Backed

The latest independent audit proves that reserves fully back tether’s USDT as the consolidated assets are more than consolidated liabilities.

Apr 19 2021

Swiss Insurance Giant AXA Becomes First to Accept Bitcoin Payments for Premiums

Switzerland's largest insurance services provider is now allowing its Swiss customers to pay their premiums using Bitcoin.

Apr 16 2021

Linux Foundation Unveils A Blockchain-Based Platform For American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS)

In partnership with the American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS), Linux Foundation has launched a blockchain-based platform to improve service delivery in the insurance sector.

Apr 13 2021

Zcash Unveils ‘Halo Arc’ Product Suite Update, Adding More Security & Privacy to the Protocol

Electric Coin Company (ECC), the firm behind Zcash, has unveiled Halo Arc, the product that will kickstart the next Zcash generation.

Apr 12 2021

Leading US Bitcoin Miner Riot Blockchain To Acquire Rival Whinstone For $651 Million

The acquisition of Whinstone is a strategic move for Riot and its shareholders as this will allow Riot to become the largest mining firm in America.

Mar 23 2021

French Outfit Lugh Rolls The First Euro-Backed Stablecoin Using Tezos Blockchain

On Thursday, Lugh Company announced the release of a euro-pegged stablecoin. The firm claims that this is the first French digital asset backed by the Euro.

Mar 18 2021

Latest Nvidia RTX 3060 Graphic Card Update 'Mistakenly' Allows Users to Mine Ethereum (ETH)

Users can mine ETH on the RTX 3060 graphic card using an online beta driver. The company plans to launch a line of GPU crypto mining cards at a later date

Feb 05 2021

Meme Cryptocurrency Dogecoin (DOGE) Has Been on Fire After WallStreetBets & TikTok Investors Jump On Board

Elon Musk, the world’s richest person, has been endlessly shilling Dogecoin (DOGE) on his Twitter page over the past fortnight leading to a magnanimous spike in the crypto’s price.

Jan 27 2021

BTC Donations Spike After Moscow Airport Arrest for Russian Opposition Leader, Alexey Navalny

Russia’s opposition leader Alexey Navalny's bitcoin donations have increased by 3.7 BTC since his arrest in Moscow last week.

Chinese Digital Yuan Rolled Out In Another Test Pilot in Chengdu; $8 Million in DCEP

Chengdu is one of the two cities in China that will distribute digital yuan to its citizens, as the country continues to run series of tests for its central bank digital yuan.

Jan 19 2021

Digital Asset Manager Arca Gets $10 Million In A Series A Funding Round

Digital asset manager, Arca, has announced that it has secured a $10 million investment fund to expand its business and kick-start the next phase of its business strategy.

Canadian Firm Files for New Bitcoin ETF Application; Gemini to Become Fund's Sub-Custodian

Arxnovum Investments, a Canadian investment manager, has filed a prospectus with the Ontario Securities Commission for a new Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Jan 14 2021

Poolin Debuts an ERC-20 Token to Contribute into the DeFi Ecosystem, Featuring a Yield Farming Protocol

Poolin, which is the second-largest BTC mining pool, is leveraging its hash rate power to debut an ERC-20 token that will enable users to engage in yield farming and its primary activity, proof-of-work mining

Bitcoin-Friendly Gary Gensler Set to Become SEC Chairman Under Biden Administration

Former Chairman of the CFTC, Gary Gensler, set to head the U.S Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC0, Reuters reports. Gensler is a well-known cryptocurrency and blockchain technology activist, having taught a course on “blockchain technology's potential use — by entrepreneurs and incumbents — to change the world of money and finance.”

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