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Nigerian Startup Kubitx Launches Bitcoin Exchange in Beta

Nigerian Startup Kubitx Launches Bitcoin Exchange in BetaKubitx, a Pan-African financial technology startup registered in Malta, announced the beta launch of its new cryptocurrency exchange on Thursday. The platform, which supports seven digital coins for the test, including BCH and BTC, will initially be available to users in Nigeria, before the company expands it to other African countries in the coming months. […]

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London’s LBX Launches Solution for Bank-Shunned Crypto Companies

London-Based LBX Launches a Safeguarded Accounts Service for Third Party PaymentsCryptocurrency businesses that have faced difficulties in securing banking services in the UK now have a new option. LBX has launched a new service offering access to an account where clients can store, manage and transfer both their fiat currency and cryptocurrency holdings. Also Read: Mobile SMS Bitcoin Cash Wallet Cointext Expands to Asia “LBX […]

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Brewdog Brand Welcomes Bitcoin Cash

Brewdog Brand Welcomes Bitcoin CashOne of Britain’s best known breweries is welcoming Bitcoin Cashers to its new bar. Scottish firm Brewdog, which boasts of making “beer for punks”, will be giving away £3,000 (US $4,000) at the opening of its Canary Wharf bar on October 19. The bar will be accepting BCH (and BTC) as payment, funded with the […]

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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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New Stablecoins: From Cryptopound and Metal-Backed Swiss Coin to Mongolian ‘Candy’

New Stablecoins: From Cryptopound and Metal-Backed Swiss Coin to Mongolian ‘Candy’Following some notable premiers in the genre recently, the next batch of stablecoins is on the way. A British startup is partnering with a bank to launch a GBP-pegged crypto, a Swiss commodities trader wants to mint a coin backed by metals, and a Mongolian telecom has been licensed to issue the country’s first digital […]

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Surveys: 1 in 4 Millennials Want to Invest in Crypto, 3% of China Already Has

Survey Round-Up: 3% of China Has Invested in Crypto, 1 in 4 Millennials Want toIn recent cryptocurrency surveys, a poll of 100,000 Chinese citizens has found that 3% have invested in cryptocurrencies, and a survey conducted by Circle has found that a quarter of millennials would like to invest in crypto assets in the next 12 months. In addition, a survey by UK-based Rathbone Investment Management has found that […]

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The Daily: New Crypto Bills on Capitol Hill, Russian Banks Face Demand for Cryptocurrencies

The Daily: New Crypto Bills on Capitol Hill, Russian Banks Face Demand for CryptocurrenciesFrom Washington to Moscow, cryptocurrencies have entered the agenda of those who share a vocation to rule and regulate. Following the congressional summer vacation, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will enable the Treasury to investigate crypto transactions, while a Congressman plans to introduce three drafts supporting the crypto industry. Also in The […]

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Treasury Committee Criticizes UK Regulators’ “Unsustainable” Crypto Stance

Treasury Committee Criticizes U.K. Regulators’ “Unsustainable” Crypto StanceThe parliamentary report published by the UK Treasury Committee has advocated for regulation of the “wild west” crypto-assets sector. The report criticizes the “ambiguity” of the current stance of UK regulators, arguing that with effective regulations, the United Kingdom could become a “global center” for the emerging cryptocurrency sector. Also Read: Brazil’s Biggest Banks Under […]

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Treasury Committee Criticizes UK Regulators’ “Unsustainable” Crypto Stance

Treasury Committee Criticizes U.K. Regulators’ “Unsustainable” Crypto StanceThe parliamentary report published by the UK Treasury Committee has advocated for regulation of the “wild west” crypto-assets sector. The report criticizes the “ambiguity” of the current stance of UK regulators, arguing that with effective regulations, the United Kingdom could become a “global center” for the emerging cryptocurrency sector. Also Read: Brazil’s Biggest Banks Under […]

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The Daily: Wirex Expands to Canada, Coin Stats Syncs Exchange Transactions

The Daily: Wirex Expands to Canada, Coin Stats Syncs Exchange TransactionsWirex, the popular European crypto card provider, has announced it’s expanding to Canada and we have the details covered in The Daily. Also in the rubric, the Coin Stats mobile app now synchronizes transactions from several exchanges, a coin claiming to have AML and KYC features is listed on a major exchange, and the UK […]

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