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Bitgo Attains Regulatory Approval in United States

Bitgo Attains Regulatory Approval in United StatesBitgo, a cryptocurrency security and custody company, has been granted regulatory approval to provide its storage services to the United States. Specifically, Bitgo will target U.S.-based institutional investors with its “Bitgo Trust Company.” Also Read: Corporate Creditors Can Now File Claims for Mt Gox Restitution Bitgo Approved by South Dakota Regulators The South Dakota Division of […]

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PR: Vaultbank Partners with Kingdom Trust for Qualified Custodial Services for Crypto Assets

Vaultbank Partners with Kingdom Trust for Qualified Custodial Services for Crypto AssetsVaultbank has partnered with Kingdom Trust to provide a qualified custodial solution for digital assets. Vaultbank has built a digital asset platform allowing for the tokenization of real assets and financial instruments. The Kingdom Trust-Vaultbank partnership allows our customers to have institutional grade custody and reporting.

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PR: Bibox Gains Swiss VQF License – Accelerating Global Expansion

Bibox Gains Swiss VQF License - Accelerating Global ExpansionOn 16th August 2018, Bibox, a leading AI-enhanced digital asset trading platform, announced its acquisition of Chain Capital that owns Swiss VQF license. VQF itself is the largest cross-industry Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) with the longest history that meets the standards established by the Financial Services Standards Association (FINMA). All the members of VQF also need to meet the most serious requirements in order to get a membership. Moreover, their membership means that all their operations are carried out in strict compliance with the Anti-Money Laundering Act in Switzerland. This acquisition enables Bibox to conduct digital currency business in Europe going forward.

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Bitcoin is a Permissionless, Decentralized Firearm: Cody Wilson is Satoshi Nakamoto

Bitcoin is a Permissionless, Decentralized Firearm: Cody Wilson is Satoshi NakamotoThe path to a cryptocurrency revolution might just run through a sleepy Austin, Texas industrial park, home to offices of Cody Wilson and his company, Defense Distributed in the United States. Parallels exist between downloadable files from a website, allowing users access to 3D printable firearms, and a permissionless, decentralized, censorship-resistant medium of exchange. If […]

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Bitcoin ATMs Now In The Thousands Around the World

Bitcoin ATMs Now In The Thousands Around the WorldCoinatmradar.com reports a milestone of the 3,500 threshold being crossed for bitcoin ATMs (BATM) installed across the globe. One of the goals behind bitcoin automated teller machines is ease of onboarding to the world of crypto. A bear market – a protracted Crypto Winter – appeared to slow BATMs’ placement. And for sure it just […]

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Bob Goodlatte Becomes First Member of Congress to Disclose Crypto Holdings

Bob Goodlatte Becomes First Member of Congress to Disclose Crypto HoldingsBob Goodlatte, the chair of the House Committee on the Judiciary, has reported his private cryptocurrency holdings – making Mr. Goodlatte likely the first member of the United States Congress to disclose private investments in the form of virtual currencies. Also Read: Bank of Thailand Green-Lights Financial Companies for Crypto Activities Member of U.S. Congress Holds […]

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Russian Extradition Request Complicates Fate of Suspected Btc-e Owner

Russian Extradition Request Complicates Fate of Suspected Btc-e OwnerA court in Thessaloniki, Greece has accepted an extradition request from Russia for suspected Btc-e operator, Alexander Vinnik. Last month, a French request for Vinnik’s extradition was also accepted by Greece. Also Read: Markets Update: Monster Liquidations and Flash Crash Fear Russian Extradition Request Accepted for Alexander Vinnik Accepted by Greek Court A senior panel of […]

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Bitpay COO Believes Bitcoin is “Working” as Means of Payment

Bitpay COO Believes Bitcoin is "Working" as Means of PaymentBitpay’s chief operating officer, Sonny Singh, recently attested to the efficacy of bitcoin as a means of payment, stating that “bitcoin is being used all around the world for things other than speculation and trading.” The COO also reported that Bitpay processed $1.2 billion USD worth of bitcoin payment in 2018. Also Read: Swissquote Reports 44% […]

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U.S. Regulations Round-Up: CFTC Can’t Keep Pace with Crypto, Libertarian Candidate Accepts Bitcoin Donations

U.S. Regulations Round-Up: CFTC Can’t Keep Pace With Crypto, Libertarian Candidate Accepts Bitcoin DonationsIn recent regulatory news, the CFTC chairman has warned that the regulator is falling behind its international counterparts with regards to virtual currency and blockchain regulations; a U.S. Congressional bill is advocating the incorporation of cryptocurrencies into the regulatory mandate of FinCEN; and a candidate of the Wisconsin Libertarian Party is accepting donations in the […]

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PR: Vaultbank to Bring Free Stock Trading with Margin, Top 20 Cryptos, 120+ Fiat Currencies

Vaultbank to Bring Free Stock Trading with Margin, Top 20 Cryptos, 120+ Fiat CurrenciesSAN FRANCISCO — Vaultbank announces the addition of free stock trading to its October Launch. This is in addition to crypto trading and issuance of security tokens. With all of these services on one platform, users will have a single platform solution to invest globally, trade digitally, and cash out locally.

The Vaultbank Platform is currently in beta testing. A tiered global rollout is scheduled to begin in October 2018. Prospective users are invited to join the waitlist on Vaultbank’s homepage at vaultbank.io.

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