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Encrypted Email Service Tutanota Tests Cryptocurrency For Payments
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Encrypted Email Service Tutanota Tests Cryptocurrency For Payments

Tutanota, a provider of an encrypted email service, has begun to accept donations in bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash and monero in order to test payment processing using cryptocurrencies, the company announced in a blog post. The German firm noted that it want...
Quebec Approves Energy Rate Hikes for Bitcoin Mining Firms
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Quebec Approves Energy Rate Hikes for Bitcoin Mining Firms

Bitcoin mining firms looking to set up shop in Quebec will now have to pay more for electricity. This is after the energy regulator of the Canadian province, Régie de l’énergie, gave the region’s utility firm, Hydro-Quebec, the go-ahead to impose a deterren...
Coinbase CEO Tops Rihanna in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List
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Coinbase CEO Tops Rihanna in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List

The cryptocurrency industry is now having a huge impact on contemporary culture, gaining recognition not only as a part of the financial industry but as a considerable cultural and economic force in its own right. If the latest 40 Under 40 list by Fortune M...
JPMorgan Wants to Use Blockchain to Issue ICO Tokens
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JPMorgan Wants to Use Blockchain to Issue ICO Tokens

American investment banking giant JPMorgan Chase is pursuing a patent for a distributed system that uses blockchain technology to issue virtual depository receipts that sound suspiciously like initial coin offering (ICO) tokens. JPMorgan Wants to Host IPOs ...
Barclays Pursues Blockchain Patents to Create Digital Currency Network
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Barclays Pursues Blockchain Patents to Create Digital Currency Network

Barclays, the UK’s biggest bank, has applied for three U.S. patents that collectively outline a system that uses blockchain technology to combine the pseudonymity of cryptocurrency with the legacy financial system and its KYC/AML regime. The London-based ba...
‘World’s First’ Trade Blockchain Launches in Singapore to Link China and ASEAN Nations
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‘World’s First’ Trade Blockchain Launches in Singapore to Link China and ASEAN Nations

A Singapore-based e-government service provider – notably owned by a government body and a port operator – has launched a blockchain platform focused on cross-border trade between ASEAN nations and China. Singapore-based CrimsonLogic, an e-government soluti...
Exclusive: Binance, Neufund Back ‘World’s First Decentralized Stock Exchange’ in Malta
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Exclusive: Binance, Neufund Back ‘World’s First Decentralized Stock Exchange’ in Malta

Another day, another crypto-forward development in Malta, as it backs its promise to become the world’s ‘blockchain island.’ CCN can exclusively reveal that Neufund, a German-based blockchain protocol for securities tokenization and issuance will be partner...
Founder of $150 Indian Bitcoin Ponzi Offers Compensation to Victims
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Founder of $150 Indian Bitcoin Ponzi Offers Compensation to Victims

The mastermind behind the infamous bitcoin ponzi GainBitcoin has offered to compensate thousands of victims who incurred losses during the scheme which raked in an initial 1,000 crores in cryptocurrency (approx. $150 million). Now under arrest, Amit Bhardwa...
Flooding in Sichuan Province Reveals Hidden World of China’s Small-Time Bitcoin Miners
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Flooding in Sichuan Province Reveals Hidden World of China’s Small-Time Bitcoin Miners

A special report on the recent floods across China’s Sichuan province has uncovered an extraordinary story of resilience, discomfort, tragedy, and rapidly changing economic circumstances experienced by the people who make up the world’s largest concentration o...
Canada’s Only Actively-Managed Cryptocurrency Fund Now 91% in Cash
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Canada’s Only Actively-Managed Cryptocurrency Fund Now 91% in Cash

Canada’s only actively-managed cryptocurrency fund is currently holding approximately 91 percent of its assets in cash, a position it says it has taken based on uncertainty about the near-term trajectory of the market. Writing in a biweekly report published...