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The Weekly: McAfee’s Doomed Wallet, Altcoin Panic, Binance Launches Fiat-to-Crypto

The Weekly: McAfee’s Doomed Wallet, Altcoin Panic, Binance Launches Fiat-to-CryptoIn this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief we reported on McAfee’s “Doomed” wallet, a panic in the altcoin markets, Binance’s new fiat-to-crypto platform in Liechtenstein and much more. The most commented-on article during the week covered a situation in the UK, where banks are targeting cryptocurrency owners – having their assets frozen and accounts […]

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Funds Frozen, Account Closed: UK Banks Target Cryptocurrency Owners

In a chilling but sadly all-too-familiar sequence of events, UK banks have been targeting cryptocurrency owners. Individuals who have cashed out large amounts of cryptocurrency – legitimately – have had their assets frozen and accounts locked without warning, fueled by fears of money laundering and a general distrust of bitcoin. One victim even claims to […]

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Bitcoin Exchange Sponsoring Premier Soccer Club

Bitcoin Exchange Sponsoring Premier Soccer ClubEnglish Premier League soccer club Wolverhampton Wanderers (Wolves) are playing their season with a first-of-its-kind left sleeve: cryptocurrency exchange Coin Deal’s logo. While plenty of other examples of the intersection between professional sports and cryptocurrency exist, the arrangement between the exchange and the Wolves is a fairly big step in bringing the crypto idea to a […]

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75% of Millennials are More Likely to Date Someone Who is Into Bitcoin

A recently conducted study has reportedly found that 75% of millennials would be more likely to date someone who possesses knowledge about cryptocurrencies. The survey comes amid apparently increasing fascination with millenials’ views regarding cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Kim Kardashian Receives Her First Bitcoin Surveys Probe Millennials’ Views on Crypto An increasing number of companies have published […]

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Report: 3 Million Brits Invested in Crypto via Exchanges, Few Sought Advice

Report: 3 Million Brits Invested in Crypto via Exchanges, Few Sought AdviceAccording to a new study, about 3 million British investors have put money into crypto through online trading platforms and only 5 percent of them have been advised by professionals. The survey also found that 2.5 million Brits have casually invested in cryptocurrency without fully understanding it. Also read: Crowd Psychology Driving BTC Prices, Finance […]

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Coinbase Now Offers Crypto currency Gift Cards in Europe and Australia

Coinbase Now Offers Crypto currency Gift Cards in Europe and AustraliaCoinbase now offers crypto currency-backed electronic gift cards in a number of selected markets in Europe as well as in Australia. The company sees this move as giving its clients “greater flexibility and control over how they use their crypto.” Also Read: The Daily: Exchange Operator Pleads Guilty, Scammer Fined Over $1.9 Million Coinbase Gift Cards […]

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Regulations Round-Up: Malta Clarifies Law, UK Wealth Managers Urge FCA Action

In recent regulatory news, Malta’s financial regulator has sought to clarify the nation’s cryptocurrency regulations following the passing of an act pertaining to crypto assets, UK-based wealth managers have called for the FCA to take a strong stance regarding cryptocurrencies, and the deputy governor of Bank of Israel has predicted that cryptocurrencies will contribute to […]

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UK Police Top up Budget With Proceeds From Sale of Seized BTC

UK Police Top up Budget With Proceeds From Sale of Seized BTCA UK police department has sold 295 BTC which they say were legally seized from a drug dealer. The court ordered him to forfeit his crypto stored in a hardware wallet. The police reportedly get to keep 18.8% of the sale proceeds. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space British Police Seized BTC […]

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The Daily: Report Sees UK as Crypto Leader, Jersey Adopts ICO Rules

The Daily: Report Sees UK as Crypto Leader, Jersey Adopts ICO RulesThe United Kingdom has what it takes to become a true leader in the crypto space, according to a new report covered in today’s Bitcoin in Brief. Also in The Daily, the British Crown dependency of Jersey has adopted new requirements for ICO projects to better protect participating investors, Malta now has a two-way bitcoin […]

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UK Mosque Collects Four Times More Donations in Crypto Than Fiat

UK Mosque Collects Four Times More Donations in Crypto Than FiatA British Mosque has collected four times more donations in cryptocurrencies than fiat, showing another example of the growing importance of the innovative instruments in charity. People from all around the world donated to the mosque using cryptocurrency during Ramadan, including one transaction of over £5,200. Also Read: The Daily: Poloniex Goes Mobile, Cobinhood Adds […]

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