cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, ether near multi-month lows following hawkish Fed minutes

Bitcoin fell below $43,000, testing multi-month lows after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting showed it leaning toward more aggressive policy action, which sappe...

Platform News: Coinbase

Coinbase says connectivity issues fixed, investigating delays

Coinbase Global Inc said on a Twitter post on Wednesday it has resolved the connectivity problems that denied customers access to the cryptocurrency platform.

Platform Industry: Modi PM of India

Indian PM Modi’s personal Twitter handle ‘briefly compromised’

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal Twitter handle was “very briefly compromised,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a tweet on Sunday m...

Platform News: Facebook VR

Metaverse won’t be turning point in cryptocurrency adoption, investor Chesnais says

The growth of online virtual worlds will help advance the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies for payment transactions but it won’t be a game-changer, according to Frédér...

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinstore enters India despite pending curbs on trade

Singapore-based virtual currency exchange Coinstore has begun operations in India at a time when the Indian government is preparing legislation to effectively bar most private cryp...

Platform News: Binance

Regulator: Anti-money laundering credentials key for Binance’s Paris plans

France’s financial sector regulator has said that crypto exchange Binance must focus on its anti-money laundering compliance if it wants regulatory backing to set up a possib...

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Regulator: US banks must seek regulatory permission before engaging in certain crypto activities

US banks must seek and obtain written permission from their bank supervisors before engaging in certain activities involving cryptocurrency, a major regulator has said.

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Peru’s central bank joins global push to develop a digital currency

Peru is joining the global push to develop a central bank digital currency (CBDC), central bank President Julio Velarde said on Tuesday, as policymakers worldwide seek to keep pace...

Platform News: Tech Titans including Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple

US consumer watchdog to review Big Tech data, promote lending competition

Chief consumer finance watchdog Rohit Chopra has told US lawmakers his agency will review Big Tech’s impact on the flow of money in the economy as leading technology firms us...

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Putin says crypto currencies too unstable to be used for oil contracts

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that crypto currencies were too unstable to be used to settle oil contracts but that they still deserved a place as a means of payment.

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

White House weighs broader oversight of cryptocurrency market

The White House is considering a wide ranging oversight of the cryptocurrency market to combat the growing threat of ransomware and other cyber crime, a spokeswoman has said.

Bitcoin soars to $50,000 again on institutional demand

Bitcoin, the world’s largest cyrptocurrency in terms of market value, passing the $50,000 mark for the first time in four weeks and adding to gains this month on mounting ins...

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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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