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CoinShares data: Cryptocurrencies see sixth straight week of inflows

Cryptocurrency investment products and funds posted inflows for a sixth consecutive week, as investors viewed recent regulatory challenges in the sector as buying opportunities, da...

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Crypto-linked stocks plunge in Hong Kong, bitcoin steadies

Cryptocurrency-linked stocks dropped in Hong Kong on Monday morning, after Chinese authorities intensified their crackdown on the industry, while major cryptocurrencies steadied.

Platform Industry News: Twitter

Twitter rolls out bitcoin tipping, safety features in product push

Twitter will allow people to tip their favourite content creators with bitcoin and will launch a fund to pay some users who host audio chat rooms on its Spaces feature, the company...

Bitcoin attempts recovery as Evergrande-led selloff eases

Cryptocurrency prices bounced off 1-1/2 month lows today  as a heavy selloff overnight linked to concerns about a possible loan default by property developer China Evergrande eased...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

AMC Entertainment to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

AMC boss Adam Aron said the theater chain would accept ether, bitcoin cash and litecoin alongside bitcoin for ticket purchases, as cryptocurrencies gain acceptance among mainstream...

Bitcoin China

China’s Hebei province to clamp down on cryptocurrency mining and trading

The cyberspace commission in China’s northern Hebei province said it will cooperate with other government departments to crack down on virtual currency mining and trading, the late...

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Interactive Brokers launches cryptocurrency trading

Interactive Brokers Group has said it has launched low-fee cryptocurrency trading on its platform, making it the latest online retail brokerage to add digital assets to its offerin...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency prices tumble and exchange trading falters as snags crop up

The price of cryptocurrencies plunged and crypto trading was delayed on Tuesday, a day in which El Salvador ran into snags as the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender.

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PayPal launches crypto buying and selling in the UK

PayPal Holdings Inc will allow customers in the United Kingdom to buy, sell and hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies starting this week, the company has said.

Platform News: PayPal

PayPal’s Venmo allows credit cardholders to buy crypto with cashback

Paypal Holdings Inc-owned Venmo has rolled out a feature that would allow holders of its credit cards to automatically buy cryptocurrencies with the cashback earned on their purcha...

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CoinShare data: Bitcoin and cryptos post 5th straight week of outflows

Bitcoin investment products and funds registered outflows for a fifth consecutive week, as investor sentiment remained cautious in the midst of increased global regulatory scrutiny...

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Bitcoin leaps 12% to test recent peaks, ether hits 3-week high

Cryptocurrencies popped to the top of recent ranges yesterday, as short sellers bailed out in the wake of a strong week and while traders hoped a handful of positive comments from ...

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen

Yellen urges quick US adoption of stablecoin rules

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has told regulators that the US government must move quickly to establish a regulatory framework for stablecoins, a rapidly growing class of digital...

Platform Industry: Bitcoin and digital currencies

News short: Square to create new bitcoin-focused business unit

FinTech company Square Inc is creating a new business focused on bitcoin, Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said in a tweet on Thursday.

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Powell says a Fed digital currency could undercut need for cryptocurrencies

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday said one of the stronger arguments for the US central bank to set up a digital currency is that it could undercut the need for priv...