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 2021-09-30 21:00 

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Solana-Based DEX Soldex AI, CEO John Robertson Explains the Impact...

One of the backbones of crypto market in today's world are decentralized exchanges that took the world by the storm in recent years. And as the crypto exchange market is moving and developing rapidly, it is absolutely no surprise that the exchanges ha...

 2021-09-30 20:30 

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Coinbase to Add Direct Deposit Feature — US Paychecks Can Soon Be Converted to Crypto...

On September 27, the digital currency firm Coinbase announced that U.S. customers will soon be able to directly deposit their paycheck into their Coinbase accounts. With the new direct deposit feature, Coinbase customers can leverage their funds to make i...

 2021-09-30 18:30 

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DC Comics Aims to Release 'One of the Largest NFT Drops Ever' at This Year's Fandome...

One of the largest and oldest American comic book publishers DC Comics, Inc., has announced the firm has partnered with Palm NFT Studio in order to unleash a large swathe of non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles. The NFT drop will take place during the DC...

 2021-09-30 16:30 

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CFTC Charges 14 Trading Platforms Offering Crypto-Related Investments...

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has charged 14 trading platforms that claim to offer crypto-related investments but have either failed to register with the CFTC or falsely claimed to be registered. These websites also exhibit other signs o...

 2021-09-30 14:30 

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Survey Shows 64% of Britons Believe Crypto Is 'Not a Safe Investment,' Respondents Think Ethereum Is a Drug, Cardano Is Cheese...

While there's a lot of hype surrounding digital currencies like bitcoin, a great number of people are still confused by the crypto economy and the myriad crypto assets that exist. One study shows that some people think Ethereum is a drug, while others...

 2021-09-30 13:00 

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How Binance Helps Legal Authorities Take Down Cybercriminals Laundering Illicit Funds...

According to the latest UN statistics, global money laundering transactions reach up to $2 trillion a year. A small fraction of that huge amount passes through the digital assets ecosystem, and responsible actors in it are working to bring that down even ...

 2021-09-30 12:30 

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Terra to Apply Columbus 5 Mainnet Migration...

Terra, a top 15-ranked cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is planning to apply the Columbus 5 upgrade to its mainnet today. If everything goes according to plan, this new update will bring improvements to allow the Terra network to keep expanding. C...

 2021-09-30 10:30 

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Nigerian Lawmaker Proposes Closure of All Domiciliary Accounts in Order to Save Imperiled Naira...

Nigerian lawmaker Ibrahim Obanikoro has called on Nigerian authorities to "close all domiciliary accounts for the next 12 months." Such a move, he argues, will help to ease pressure on the naira, which has depreciated by more than 10% in the past ...

 2021-09-30 07:30 

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Russian Post to Employ Blockchain Technology in Parcel Tracking...

The national postal operator of Russia plans to implement a parcel tracking system that will rely on blockchain technology. The introduction of the new service is part of Russian Post's digital transformation strategy and is expected to reduce the num...

 2021-09-30 05:00 

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EverRise Brings Buyback Token and Ecosystem of dApps to Polygon and Ethereum...

PRESS RELEASE. Singapore, September 30, 2021. Less than three weeks after releasing its first dApp EverOwn for Binance Smart Chain, EverRise is proud to announce they will launch EverBridge to both the Ethereum and Polygon blockchains on October 5th. With...

 2021-09-30 04:30 

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'Faster and Cheaper Cross-Border Transfers' — Banking Report Led by BIS Highlights the Benefits of Cryptocurrency...

According to a report published by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) and a group of central banks, digital currencies can lead to faster settlement and cheaper transfers. Moreover, the banking group leveraged a prototype that shows how money tra...

 2021-09-30 01:30 

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Opposes Governments Regulating Crypto, Says They Should 'Do Nothing'...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk thinks governments should not try to regulate cryptocurrency. "I would say, do nothing," he recommended. Musk believes that it is not possible to destroy crypto, but governments can "slow down its advancement." Elon Mus...

 2021-09-29 23:30 

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Miami Mayor: China's Crypto Crackdown 'Creates Incredible Opportunity for America' in Bitcoin Mining...

The mayor of Miami, Florida, sees China's cryptocurrency crackdown as "the turning point" that "creates an incredible opportunity for America." He said: "Their loss is our gain and America can and will lead the future by providing ...

 2021-09-29 21:30 

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Salvadoran President Shares Video of Volcano-Powered Bitcoin Mining Facility...

On Tuesday, Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele shared a video of a bitcoin mine operating adjacent to a volcano. Bukele discussed the volcano-powered bitcoin mining on June 9 when he talked about the "95MW of 100% clean, 0 emissions geothermal energy f...

 2021-09-29 19:00 

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Thailand to Develop 'Cryptourism,' Considers Issuing Utility Token...

In search of ways to heal its travel industry, hurt by the pandemic, Thailand is now recognizing an opportunity to tap into a growing market of cryptocurrency holders. Fostering a "cryptourism atmosphere" is what the country's tourism agency i...

 2021-09-29 17:30 

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SwissOne Capital AG Makes It Easy for New Investors to Take Advantage of the Top 50 Cryptocurrencies With Smart Index Crypto Fund Tracker Certificate...

PRESS RELEASE. Zug, Switzerland: SwissOne Capital AG, a specialized digital asset manager with a focus on blockchain investment funds, has partnered with ISP Securities AG for the launch of their Smart Index Crypto Fund Tracker Certificate. This fund trac...

 2021-09-29 17:00 

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Fed Chair Says US Inflation 'More Enduring Than Anticipated' — Strategist Predicts 10% Market Correction...

Americans are not only worried about future inflation, but they are also dealing with dwindling purchasing power in real-time. Meanwhile, on Thursday, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell plans to address the Senate Banking Committee and discuss inflati...

 2021-09-29 15:00 

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Swiss Regulator Approves First Crypto Fund: Asset Manager Says 'It's an Exceptional Achievement'...

Switzerland's Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has approved the first Swiss crypto fund. It is managed by asset manager Crypto Finance and custodied by Seba Bank. "For the first time, FINMA has approved a Swiss fund that invests prim...

 2021-09-29 13:30 

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Kraken Charged by CFTC Over Margined Crypto Transactions, $1.25 Million Penalty Imposed...

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has charged Payward Ventures, the operator of cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, "for illegally offering margined retail commodity transactions in digital assets, including bitcoin, and failing to register....

 2021-09-29 13:00 

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Swash Will Bring You Back Control of Your Data so You Can Earn From It, Not Tech Monopolies...

Who controls your data is a vital and growing concern these days. People are now fully aware of how the giant tech monopolies are extracting value out of users' private information while they get nothing in return. Regulators, companies and users have...

 2021-09-29 11:30 

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Central Bank of Ukraine Seeks to Hire Blockchain Developer...

National Bank of Ukraine is hiring a blockchain expert who will likely support its digital currency project. The vacancy has been announced as the financial institution prepares to pilot e-hryvnia salary payments for government workers as early as this ye...

 2021-09-29 10:00 

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Nigerian CBDC Website Goes Live, Central Bank Faces Trademark Infringement Allegations...

According to reports from Nigeria, the official website for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)'s e-naira digital currency is now up and running. The reports come just a few days before the start of the central bank digital currency (CBDC) rollout. E-Na...

 2021-09-29 08:30 

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Alibaba Suspends Sale of Cryptocurrency Mining Hardware on Its Platform...

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, has announced it will no longer allow the sale of cryptocurrency mining gear on its platform. The sales behemoth made this announcement yesterday via its official website. The move is a direct consequence of the late...

 2021-09-29 07:00 

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Cardano to Invest $100 Million to Fund Decentralized Finance Projects...

Emurgo, the financial arm of leading cryptocurrency project Cardano, has announced it will invest $100 million in the development of decentralized finance-based products for the ecosystem. The company will spin two subsidiaries for this task, with one bei...

 2021-09-29 05:30 

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Pan-African Exchange Yellow Card Raises $15 Million in Latest Funding Round...

Yellow Card, an Africa-focused crypto exchange platform, recently announced a capital raise of $15 million from its Series A funding round. The capital raise, which is Yellow Card's largest, was led by Valar Ventures, Third Prime, and Castle Island Ve...

 2021-09-29 05:00 

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Huobi-Backed SocialFi Platform, Torum to Make Social Metaverses a Reality With Avatar NFTs...

PRESS RELEASE. Torum is set to launch a pioneering social metaverse and socially integrated Avatar NFTs through a unique SocialFi platform. 29th September 2021, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — Torum SocialFi platform has announced that it will be launching...

 2021-09-29 03:30 

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China's Great Firewall Censors Crypto Websites Coingecko, Coinmarketcap, Tradingview...

On September 28, reports stemming from social media and crypto-focused forums detailed that China has been blocking a number of cryptocurrency websites. The Twitter handle for 8btc News tweeted that the web portals coinmarketcap.com and coingecko.com have...

 2021-09-29 01:30 

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US Senators Introduce Bill Requiring Treasury to Report on Cryptocurrencies and Their Use Globally...

Two U.S. senators have introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at improving the oversight of cryptocurrency. The bill requires the Treasury Secretary to submit a report to Congress on cryptocurrencies and their competitiveness globally, including how other cou...

 2021-09-28 23:30 

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SEC Chair Gary Gensler Says Crypto Will 'Not End Well' if It Stays Outside Regulations...

The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, says that cryptocurrency "is not going to end well if it stays outside the regulatory space." The SEC has been criticized for taking an enforcement-centric approach t...

 2021-09-28 21:30 

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Verifone Enables Retailers to Accept Cryptocurrencies, Says Merchants' Appetite for Crypto Payments 'Has Exploded'...

Verifone, a global payment system provider with 35 million devices in 150 countries, is rolling out crypto payment support in the U.S. in partnership with Bitpay. Verifone's platform processes more than $440 billion annually. The company says, "th...

 2021-09-28 19:30 

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World-Famous DJs Paul Oakenfold, Carl Cox, Paul Val Dyk Spin and Crossfade Into the NFT Universe...

While celebrities and athletes have been jumping into the non-fungible token (NFT) scene headfirst, a large quantity of music acts have also entered the NFT industry. On Tuesday, a lineup of world-famous DJs are being represented in a newly launched NFT c...

 2021-09-28 17:30 

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Green Bay Packers Running Back Aaron Jones Joins Crypto Exchange FTX's Ambassador Team...

On Tuesday, the crypto firm FTX Trading Ltd, announced that the Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones has joined the company as an FTX Ambassador in a long-term partnership. The collaboration with the NFL player follows the firm's partnership wit...

 2021-09-28 16:30 

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Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange Bitget to Sponsor Juventus as Its First-Ever Sleeve Partner...

Singapore-based cryptocurrency derivatives exchange Bitget announced a partnership with Juventus to become its sponsor. According to the agreement, Bitget will act as Juventus official partner and official cryptocurrency exchange partner, and also its fir...

 2021-09-28 15:30 

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23,250 'Sleeping Bitcoins' Spent in 2021: This Year Old School Miners Moved $1 Billion in BTC From 2010-2013...

On Bitcoin's 12th anniversary, a mystery miner from the early days spent 1,000 decade-old bitcoins that were mined in 2010. The strange miner was not the only entity that spent 2010 BTC block rewards during the last nine months, but this miner returne...

 2021-09-28 13:30 

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Law Enforcement in Russia's Samara Region Investigates 8 Cases of Fraud Related to Finiko...

The investigation into the Russia-based crypto pyramid Finiko is growing with law enforcement officials in Samara region announcing they have launched eight criminal cases against Finiko associates. Authorities are also working to identify more victims of...

 2021-09-28 13:00 

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Blockchain Startup Triall Introduces a Tokenized Ecosystem to Speed Up and Improve Medical Research...

PRESS RELEASE. Triall launches its main utility token TRL on Uniswap following a successful token pre-sale that raised more than 2 million USD. AMSTERDAM, Sept 28, 2021 Blockchain startup Triall launched its main utility token TRL in an initial DEX offeri...

 2021-09-28 10:00 

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Kenyan Fintech Player: 'Banking the Unbanked' Is the Most Important Use Case for Digital Currencies in Africa...

The year 2020 may well go down as the year when blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, in particular, gained mainstream recognition. The restrictions on movement, as well as the widespread fear of catching a virus, forced many to look for alternative...

 2021-09-28 08:00 

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Skybridge Capital's Scaramucci on Crypto Boom: 'The Institutions Are Not There'...

Anthony Scaramucci, CEO of Skybridge Capital, a multi-asset class investment firm, says he thinks the institutional investment boom in cryptocurrencies has been greatly exaggerated. In an interview given to Bloomberg last week, Scaramucci stated that most...

 2021-09-28 06:00 

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JPMorgan Boss Jamie Dimon: 'If You Borrow Money to Buy Bitcoin, You're a Fool'...

Jamie Dimon, the CEO of one of the biggest financial institutions of the world, JPMorgan, has once again let the world know about his stance on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Dimon stated that whoever borrowed money to purchase bitcoin was, in his opinion,...

 2021-09-28 05:00 

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Refinable Lists on AscendEX...

PRESS RELEASE. AscendEX, a global digital asset trading platform, is thrilled to announce the listing of the Refinable token (FINE) under the pair USDT/FINE on Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. UTC. Refinable is an interactive, multi-chain capable NFT marketplace with a...

 2021-09-28 03:00 

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14- and 9-Year-Old Brother and Sister Duo Rake in $30K a Month Mining Crypto With Renewable Energy...

The beauty behind cryptocurrency networks like Bitcoin is the fact that anyone can participate in the field of crypto mining. In fact, two siblings explained in a recent interview that they rake in more than $30K per month mining digital assets. Kid Duo C...

 2021-09-28 00:30 

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29 Crypto Exchanges Survive New Regulation in South Korea, 37 Exchanges Must Shut Down...

The deadline for crypto exchanges and service providers in South Korea to meet requirements to stay open under the new regulation has passed. Twenty-nine cryptocurrency exchanges met the deadline to continue operations but only four of them can offer trad...

 2021-09-27 22:30 

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Northern Data AG Acquires Bitcoin Miner Bitfield — 33,000 Miners Gained in Stock-for-Stock Deal...

On Monday, the high-performance computing (HPC) infrastructure provider and bitcoin mining firm Northern Data AG announced the acquisition of the bitcoin mining operation Bitfield N.V. in a stock-for-stock deal. Northern Data says the company will obtain ...

 2021-09-27 21:00 

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Master Ventures Adds Polker (PKR) to Portfolio as Play-to-Earn Project Gains Traction...

Malta, 27 Sep 2021 Master Ventures have announced that they have added Polker into their highly regarded investment portfolio. The decision from Master Ventures to invest in the Polker comes as the platform prepares to launch its beta play-to-earn game to...

 2021-09-27 20:30 

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'Who Holds All the Bitcoin' List Debunked — Without Cryptographic Proof No BTC Ownership Claim Holds Water...

A web portal that displays a list of alleged owners of all the bitcoin in the world has been shared a great deal since China cracked down on crypto trading last week. The web portal claims that the Chinese government owns 194,775 bitcoin that reportedly s...

 2021-09-27 18:30 

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Major Crypto Exchanges Cut Ties With Chinese Users After China's Latest Crackdown on Cryptocurrency...

Major cryptocurrency exchanges are cutting ties with users in China following the latest crypto crackdown announcement by the Chinese government. Huobi has stopped letting new users in China sign up for its services while Binance has blocked account regis...

 2021-09-27 16:30 

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Former Ethereum Dev Virgil Griffith Pleads Guilty to North Korea Charge, Enters Plea Deal for 6.5 Years: Report...

On September 27, 2021, at the Southern District of New York courthouse, the trial against former Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith started at 9:30 a.m. (EST). Griffith was facing 20 years behind bars for discussing blockchain technology in North Korea. A...

 2021-09-27 15:30 

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Crypto Exchange Binance Ends Some Services in Singapore to Comply With Regulation...

Binance is terminating some services in Singapore, including fiat deposit services and spot trading of cryptocurrencies, to comply with the country's regulations. The exchange has already ceased trading in Singapore dollars. Binance Scaling Down Servi...

 2021-09-27 13:30 

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US Government Seizes Trezor Wallet With $6.3 Million in Bitcoin From Gift Card Fraud Case...

On September 22, 2021, a U.S. district judge from San Antonio, Texas, granted a summary judgment on the civil forfeiture of 147 bitcoin worth $6.3 million held on a Trezor hardware wallet. According to the court filing, the crypto assets stemmed from a Ta...

 2021-09-27 13:00 

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Cryptowisser: Then, Now and What's Next for NFTs...

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have been around for some time now, with what is recognized as the first-ever NFT "Quantum" created back in 2014. Since then, the industry has evolved and grown into what you see today; a flourishing and wholly absorbing...

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