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Hundreds of ICOs Being Secretly Investigated by SEC, Claims Report

'Secret' US Investigations into 'Hundreds' of ICOs, SEC 'Tightens Noose,' According to ReportHundreds of startups are reportedly being “secretly” targeted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for their involvement with initial coin offerings. Companies that participated in ICOs are now scrambling to clarify whether their token constituted a security, and, if so, whether it was properly registered with or exempted by the SEC. Also read: Europe, […]

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Mobile SMS Bitcoin Cash Wallet Cointext Expands to Asia

Mobile SMS Bitcoin Cash Wallet Cointext Expands to AsiaHong Kong is the first country in Asia to officially be connected by Cointext, a service which enables anyone to send money to mobile phone numbers or Bitcoin Cash addresses without Internet, apps, or accounts. In addition to residents of the Chinese autonomous territory, Israelis and Palestinians also now have access to the service. Also […]

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Salt to Offer Crypto-Backed Loans in 7 Global Markets, 15 More US States

Crypto-Backed Loans Expand: Salt Moves to 35 StatesSalt, a cryptocurrency-backed loan service, has announced plans to launch operations in seven new jurisdictions throughout the world, while offering its services in 15 more U.S. states. It will also include litecoin (LTC) among its offerings, while providing more competitive interest rates and removing loan caps. Also read: Bitcoin Price: Wall Street Optimistic, Enthusiasts Pessimistic […]

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Salt to Offer Crypto-Backed Loans in 7 Global Markets, 15 More US States

Crypto-Backed Loans Expand: Salt Moves to 35 StatesSalt, a cryptocurrency-backed loan service, has announced plans to launch operations in seven new jurisdictions throughout the world, while offering its services in 15 more U.S. states. It will also include litecoin (LTC) among its offerings, while providing more competitive interest rates and removing loan caps. Also read: Bitcoin Price: Wall Street Optimistic, Enthusiasts Pessimistic […]

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Exchanges Roundup: Tether, Bitfinex Drop Noble Bank, Bitmex Hires COO

Exchanges Roundup: Tether/Bitfinex Drops Noble Bank, Bitmex Hires COOIn recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Noble Bank is looking to sell after reportedly losing Bitfinex and Tether as clients, Bitmex has announced the former compliance head of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited as its new chief operating officer, and Huobi’s director of research into blockchain applications has discussed the company’s goals for […]

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New POS Terminal by Pundix Allows Nigerians to Make Purchases in Bitcoin

New Pos Terminal by Pundix Allows Nigerians to Make Purchases in BitcoinIndonesian cryptocurrency and payments company Pundix has introduced a point of sale terminal at a shop in Nigeria, allowing people in the West African country to make purchases using cryptocurrency, including bitcoin. The move is seen as key to scaling up cryptocurrency adoption and development in Africa’s biggest bitcoin market. Also read: Payments Platform Wirex Launches […]

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Bitmain Bids for Public Listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Bitmain Bids for Public Listing on the Hong Kong Stock ExchangeThe China-based mining manufacturer Bitmain Technologies has filed its initial public offering (IPO) prospectus in order to gain approval to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Also Read: Japanese Regulators Urgently Respond to Zaif’s Hack Bitmain Officially Files for IPO Status in Hong Kong The large mining firm Bitmain has officially initiated its attempt […]

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European Banks Complicit as Corrupt African Leaders Plunder Their Home Economies

European Banks Complicit as Corrupt African Leaders Plunder Their Home EconomiesEuropean banks have allegedly been complicit as corrupt African leaders pilfer the wealth of their economies in the billions of dollars. The Angolan government on Monday arrested the son of ex-president Jose dos Santos for stealing $500 million from the country’s sovereign wealth fund, with the help of a British bank. It is only a […]

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Nigerian President Demands HSBC Bank Return $100M in Stolen Money

Nigerian President Demands HSBC Bank Return $100M in Stolen MoneyDecentralised cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are anathema to traditional banking. Bitcoin allows people to trade directly with each other, bypassing banks, the conventional middlemen. Banks make money by charging fees for the services they provide, including keeping one’s money in a bank. It is no surprise, therefore, that they hate cryptocurrency. But banks aren’t guiltless, they […]

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New Crypto Exchanges Launch in Hong Kong, Korea, Indonesia

New Crypto Exchanges Launch in Hong Kong, Korea, IndonesiaThe cryptocurrency ecosystem continues to grow with the addition of some new crypto exchanges in Hong Kong, Korea, and Indonesia. Bitone Trade HK, affiliated with a Japanese publicly listed company, will support 30 cryptocurrencies. Huobi Indonesia will list 123 coins and new Korean exchange Probit will list 157 coins. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to […]

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