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Powerful Cryptocurrency Firms on the Road Towards Becoming Banks

Powerful Cryptocurrency Firms on the Road Towards Becoming BanksWhen bitcoin came out, supporters believed that the decentralized cryptocurrency would decimate the banking industry. Years later, as digital currencies became more mainstream, these networks were suddenly commanding billion dollar valuations. Meanwhile, cryptocurrency exchanges, brokerage services, and over-the-counter market makers have started to look into purchasing shares of banks and even becoming the banks themselves. […]

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Robin Hood Movie and Robinhood App Hold $50k Crypto Scavenger Hunt at Comic-Con

Robin Hood Movie and Robinhood App Hold $50k Crypto Scavenger Hunt at Comic-ConLionsgate studio and Robinhood app have teamed up to give away $50,000 in a crypto scavenger hunt at the San Diego Comic-Con this week. This is to promote the studio’s upcoming Robin Hood movie. Attendees will search for coins, redeemable for $50, $500, $1,000, and $5,000, which can then be invested in cryptocurrencies during the […]

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Kodak-Branded Bitcoin Mining Scheme Collapses

Kodak-Branded Bitcoin Mining Scheme CollapsesThe Kodak-branded bitcoin mining rigs unveiled at the CES technology trade show this year will no longer be available to mine for customers. Amid scam accusations, the company behind the Kodak Kashminer crypto mining scheme has reportedly confirmed the plan has collapsed, citing intervention by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms […]

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Kodak-Branded Bitcoin Mining Scheme Collapses

Kodak-Branded Bitcoin Mining Scheme CollapsesThe Kodak-branded bitcoin mining rigs unveiled at the CES technology trade show this year will no longer be available to mine for customers. Amid scam accusations, the company behind the Kodak Kashminer crypto mining scheme has reportedly confirmed the plan has collapsed, citing intervention by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms […]

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Post-Flood Reflections Reveal Insights Into Lives of Sichuan Miners

Post-Flood Reflections Reveals Insights Into Live of Sichuan MinersWith Chinese media estimating that Sichuan’s mining sector comprises 70% of the computing power of both the bitcoin network and the total processing power situated within China’s borders, reflections following the devastating Sichuan floods’ have many insights into the realities of life of a crypto miner in Sichuan. Also Read: Change.org Petition Attempts to Fight for […]

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Largest Association of Investment Professionals Adds Crypto to Curriculum

Largest Association of Investment Professionals Adds Crypto to CurriculumCFA Institute, with over 150,000 members, is adding cryptocurrency topics to its curriculum for the first time. The course material will be released in August. A record 227,031 people in 91 countries and territories reportedly registered to take CFA exams this year. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Crypto Added to CFA […]

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Iran Considers Using Cryptocurrencies to Evade US Sanctions

Iran Considers Using Cryptocurrencies to Evade US SanctionsIran may employ cryptocurrencies as part of its efforts to circumvent the upcoming US sanctions, according to a high-ranking Iranian lawmaker who said the matter will be discussed in parliament soon. The Iranian MP also believes that digital money can help with overcoming the hegemony of the US dollar.    Also read: PBoC: Bitcoin Trading […]

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