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Feb 19 2021

Austrian Regulator Reports Rise in Crypto Fraud

The FMA reports two-thirds of the investment fraud reports filed in 2020 were related to cryptocurrency and digital currency trading products, according to a report.

Second Canadian Bitcoin ETF Begins Trading on TSX Today

This is the second bitcoin ETF approved to trade in Canada.

Volvo Owner Geely and Concordium in JV to Offer Blockchain Services, Apps in China

Feb 19 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinflash concordium news volvo

Geely will own 80% of the venture while Concordium will own the rest.

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.

Safello Partnership Enables Direct Crypto Purchases From Users’ Bank Accounts

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinflash exchanges news payments

A new tie-up with payments firm Klarna brings the exchange access to more than 5,000 banks across Europe.

Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’ Has Started Accepting Bitcoin, Ether for Tax Payments

Local firm Bitcoin Suisse has partnered with the canton of Zug, converting cryptocurrency tax payments into Swiss francs.

Top Auction House Christie’s to Accept Ether Cryptocurrency for Digital Art Sale

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  art business christie's coinflash ether

The sale gives Christie's a chance to "dip its toes" in crypto, said a New York representative.

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.

MicroStrategy Boosts Latest Debt-for-Bitcoin Offering to $900M

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinflash microstrategy news

The firm has already bought 70,784 bitcoin, an amount now worth around $3.6 billion.

Feb 16 2021

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.

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.

Reddit, Robinhood, Citadel CEOs to Testify at GameStop Hearing

The U.S. House Committee on Financial Services hearing will investigate issues around the recent trading surge for shares of GameStop and other companies.

Industry Group Says Hong Kong’s Proposed Crypto Rules Could Drive Traders Underground

Hong Kong’s plan to restrict cryptocurrency investment to professionals means retail investors could move to unlicensed venues, said Global Digital Finance.

Feb 12 2021

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Tops $5.5B in Staked Ether

The amount deposited represents 2.67% of Ethereum’s total supply.

Nigeria’s SEC Puts Plans to Regulate Crypto on Hold in Light of Central Bank Ban

Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Thursday it has put plans to regulate cryptocurrencies on hold.

Grayscale Files to Register Trust for DeFi Platform Yearn Finance

Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital asset manager, has filed to register a new cryptocurrency trust for Yearn Finance (YFI).

Jack Dorsey, Jay-Z Put 500 Bitcoin Into Trust Supporting Africa and India

Feb 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  africa coinflash fundings india jack dorsey

"It‘ll be set up as a blind irrevocable trust, taking zero direction from us," said Dorsey.

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