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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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The Daily: Blackrock Probes Market, Coinbase to List Securities, Bitpay Gets a Bitlicense

The Daily: Blackrock Probes Market, Coinbase to List Securities, Bitpay Gets a BitlicenseIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover the news that the world’s largest asset manager Blackrock is examining the crypto market, Coinbase is approved to list security tokens, and Bitpay got a New York Bitlicense. Additionally, the BCH exchange rate is now displayed directly on Google. Also Read: UK Mosque Collects Four Times […]

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Markets Update: Bitcoin Bulls Charge Forward

Markets Update: Bitcoin Bulls Charge ForwardCryptocurrencies are seeing some good gains over the past two days after market capitalizations lost billions last weekend. Over the last six days, the entire digital asset economy has seen an increase of around $15Bn and now averages around $268Bn on Monday, July 16. Digital currency proponents are hopeful the past six months of bearish […]

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Markets Update: HODLers Pray for Higher Lows, Prospective Coinbase Listings Rally

Markets Update: HODLers Pray for Higher Lows, Prospective Coinbase Listings RallyThe BTC markets are currently attempting to establish a higher low above $6000 after failing to break above resistance at $6800 at the end of June, whilst BCH appears to have bounced off the critical support area of $600 – $650 for the second time in 2018. In recent altcoin market action, Cardano (ADA), Basic […]

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Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare to Launch in Japan

Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare to Launch in JapanCanadian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has announced its plan to enter the Japanese market pending approval by the country’s financial regulator. The new exchange will be launched under the Dlta21x brand. It will focus on Japan initially but has plans to expand into other Asian markets. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Coinsquare […]

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New Cashpay Wallet Feature Replaces BCH After Spending

New Cashpay Wallet Feature Replaces BCH After SpendingJust recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on a new Bitcoin Cash (BCH) centric wallet called Cashpay. The wallet launched last June and allows any user to purchase anything online using BCH. This week the development team has added a new feature called ‘Spend and Replace’ a wallet function that replaces BCH with a BCH buy order from […]

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The Weekly: Coinbase Custody Opens, Malta Adopts Crypto Law, Bittrex Invades Europe

The Weekly: Coinbase Custody Opens, Malta Adopts Crypto Law, Bittrex Invades EuropeIn this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief we reported about Coinbase opening the floodgates for institutional money, the new crypto law in Malta, and a move by Bittrex to invade the European market. We also covered, in this week’s most commented-on article, Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman’s trolling of XRP and BTC supporters. Also […]

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Global Data Report: Cryptocurrencies are Expensive, Slow, Unspendable, Cannot Scale

Cryptocurrencies are Expensive, Slow, Unspendable, Cannot ScaleCryptocurrencies – Thematic Research, a report recently issued by Global Data, is attempting to smash what it views as myths and huge untruths about the hype surrounding crypto. Among their findings, the company concludes cryptocurrencies are expensive, slow, mostly unspendable, and cannot scale to meet their projected demand. Also read: Troll Slayer: Derek Magill Defends […]

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Why Institutional Money Is Coming and What This Means for Bitcoin

Why Institutional Money is Coming and What This Means for BitcoinInstitutional money is coming. At least that’s been the refrain from desperate cryptocurrency traders for the past six months, praying for an influx of new fiat to shore up prices and float their alt bags. But is it really the case that institutional investors are waiting on the sidelines for the right framework to buy […]

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The Daily: Swiss Crypto Vault, Huobi Opens in London, Malta Approves Crypto Bills

The Daily: Swiss Crypto Vault, Huobi Opens in London, Malta Approves Crypto BillsIn Saturday’s Bitcoin in Brief, we cover some of the new expansion plans of leading cryptocurrency trading platforms. Singapore-based Huobi has confirmed its intentions to open an office in London, and US exchange Coinbase is about to do the same in Portland, Oregon. Also, a new crypto vault in Switzerland offers safe storage for cryptocurrencies, […]

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