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Vietnam’s Securities Watchdog Bans Industry from Cryptocurrency Activity: Report
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Vietnam’s Securities Watchdog Bans Industry from Cryptocurrency Activity: Report

The State Securities Commission of Vietnam (SSC), the country’s stock market watchdog, has reportedly forbidden industry firms from engaging in cryptocurrency-related activities. Vietnam’s official state news agency is reporting that the country’s securitie...
Malta Regulator Opens Consultation after Publishing Cryptocurrency, Blockchain Bills
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Malta Regulator Opens Consultation after Publishing Cryptocurrency, Blockchain Bills

The Malta Financial Services Authority is currently involved in a consultation exercise to ensure that all stakeholders are well informed on what the three blockchain and crypto laws that were passed recently, entail. Reports in the local media have interpr...
G20 Waits For FATF To Develop Crypto Standards And Regulations
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G20 Waits For FATF To Develop Crypto Standards And Regulations

In addition to the many financial, economic, and technical issues discussed at the G20 summit last weekend in Argentina, assembled finance ministers and central bank governors from the world's top economies also touched upon cryptocurrency standards and regu...
Coinbase Customers Can Now Convert Their Cryptocurrency To Gift Cards
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Coinbase Customers Can Now Convert Their Cryptocurrency To Gift Cards

The popular US-based exchange Coinbase announced on Monday that it is now providing some customers with the option of exchanging their cryptocurrency for gift cards. The new program is made possible through a partnership with WeGift, which is a blockchain c...
Law Commission Of India Suggests Using Cryptocurrencies For Gambling
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Law Commission Of India Suggests Using Cryptocurrencies For Gambling

A recent report from the commission discusses the possible legalization of gambling and sports betting in India, including what role cryptocurrency could play. Published by the Law Commission of India, an executive body that pursues legal reform, a July...
Bitcoin’s Bull-Run Giving New Life to Cryptocurrency Stocks
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Bitcoin’s Bull-Run Giving New Life to Cryptocurrency Stocks

July’s bitcoin price rally has provided a welcome relief for many of us — and where the king goes, so follow his princes, barons, earls, and even the court jesters. In what seems to be indicative of a market-wide bounce, even crypto-tag-along-stocks seem to be...
Augur: ‘Inevitable’ Assassination, Terrorism Markets Worry Community
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Augur: ‘Inevitable’ Assassination, Terrorism Markets Worry Community

Decentralized prediction market Augur is attracting criticism following its launch as potentially illegal markets begin to surface on its platform. ‘THIS WAS INEVITABLE’ Augur, which finally launched in full July 9 after a beta phase lasting two year...
MyEtherWallet Reveals MEW Connect iOS App Beta
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MyEtherWallet Reveals MEW Connect iOS App Beta

One of the most popular cryptocurrency wallet service providers, MyEtherWallet, will launch a beta version of MEW Connect, its upcoming iOS application. An announcement from MyEtherWallet (MEW) made on Monday via Twitterasked followers to "stay tuned" for...
Wisconsin Libertarian Candidate For Governor Accepts Crypto Donations, Praises Blockchain Tech
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Wisconsin Libertarian Candidate For Governor Accepts Crypto Donations, Praises Blockchain Tech

Crypto is making its debut on the Wisconsin gubernatorial campaign trail. But the Wisconsin Ethics Commission isn't sure how it feels about it. Phil Anderson, chair of the Libertarian Party of Wisconsin, is immersed in his campaign for governor. His pla...