Verge Currency | Binance Info Gold Label Project

Binance Info is launching the Gold Label Project and Verge Currency (XVG) has officially become the number 30 to join this initiative. With the Gold Label Project, Binance Info aims to provide users with the most trusted information on crypto projects. Check Verge Currency page here: https://info.binance.com/en/currencies/verge-currency As an open information platform, Binance Info encourages […]

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Decentralized Exchange Concludes $15 Mln Funding Round Supported by Huobi and OKCoin

Crypto exchange BHEX has concluded a $15 million funding round in anticipation of its official launch in the following days. Decentralized cryptocurrency exchange BHEX Exchange has concluded a $15 million funding round with support from major exchanges like Huobi and OKCoin, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 29. Per the release, BHEX’s […]

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Deutsche Bank Gets Raided After Calling Bitcoin a Risk for Criminal Activity

Deutsche Bank headquarters got raided this week as another bank that regularly criticizes Bitcoin is again suspected of money laundering. Deutsche Bank Haunted by Panama Papers As Bloomberg reported November 29, an investigation into two employees at the lender has even resulted in its Frankfurt headquarters being searched, with shares falling almost 5 percent. Deutsche […]

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US Gov’t Sanctions First Bitcoin Addresses

The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has taken action against two Iranian ransomware “facilitators.” The actions include publishing the perp’s cryptocurrency wallet addresses, and warning the cryptocurrency and financial communities that anyone transacting with the accused could be subject to secondary sanctions. Involvement in the SamSam Ransomware Attacks The OFAC stated that the […]

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Microsoft Japan Partners With Startup to Increase Domestic Blockchain Uptake

Microsoft and LayerX hope to propagate blockchain technology throughout Japan’s domestic market. The Japanese arm of computer giant Microsoft has partnered with nascent blockchain startup LayerX to “accelerate” uptake of the technology, Cointelegraph Japan reported Nov. 30. LayerX, which formed in August as a joint venture from news curation app Gunosy and advisory service AnyPay, […]

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Russian Economic Minister Says BTC Is ‘Soap Bubble’ But Lauds Crypto’s Influence on Tech

Russia’s economic minister has compared BTC with a “soap bubble,” while seeing its influence on increasing tech investments as positive. The Minister of Economic Development of Russia referred to Bitcoin (BTC) as a “soap bubble” that has has led to investors’ losses, Russian informational agency RBK reported Nov. 28. Minister Maksim Oreshkin, speaking in an […]

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UBS Executive Paul Donovan Blasts Bitcoin Again, States Cryptos Are ‘Fatally Flawed’

UBS’ Paul Donovan repeats Bitcoin bashing from last year, claiming it will “never be a currency.” Swiss bank UBS’ Wealth Management Global Chief Economist and infamous Bitcoin skeptic Paul Donovan doubled down on his distrust of cryptocurrency Nov. 29, calling it “fundamentally flawed.” Speaking to CNBC’s Fast Money segment, Donovan, who earlier this week released […]

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SEC Settles Charges Against DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather for ICO Promotion

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges against DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather Jr for unlawful ICO promotion. Both celebrities have agreed to pay the financial penalties without admitting or denying the findings. Failure to Disclose In an official release dated November 29, the SEC has announced the settlement of charges against […]

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