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For many years, the crypto exchange market of Europe has lagged behind the US, Japan, and South Korea in terms of infrastructure, regulation, security, and liquidity.According to FT, two sources close to Gemini have stated that the major US-based crypto exchange has hired advisers to consult the company...
Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift's controversial decision to require user identities wasn't forced upon it but signified a "proactive" step to reduce legal risks, according to CEO and founder Erik Voorhees. In comments to CoinDesk made over the weekend, Voorhees offered some hitherto unshared rationale behind a move that prompted criticism...
Brazil’s largest independent brokerage, Grupo XP, the owner of XP Investimentos SA, will be entering into the crypto space. This is despite the fact that the firm would prefer to avoid this market altogether.Last week, at an event in Sao Paulo, the Chief Executive Officer of Grupo XP,...
Bitmain Technologies, the world’s biggest supplier of cryptocurrency mining equipment, is looking to help push its industry into the mainstream through a sponsorship deal with professional US basketball team the Houston Rockets. AntPool, the Bitmain-owned bitcoin mining company, has signed up for an undisclosed amount as a major sponsor...
With the rise in the number of investors in South Africa holding cryptocurrencies as part of their investment portfolio, international family office Stonehage Fleming is calling for a more responsible approach to ensure an enduring financial and family legacy for future generations. Stonehage Fleming says that alarmingly, in the...
A little bit of failure is an inevitable part of new technologies. We cannot, however, afford to overlook a succession of blunders whereby large sums of money have readily been allowed to vanish into the darkness. Tech Bureau Corp., a cryptocurrency...
The US cryptocurrency exchange set up by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss is exploring plans to expand into the UK despite sharp falls in the market.New York-based Gemini Trust Company, which was founded by the twins in 2014 and is among the top 100 crypto exchanges by volume traded,...
To many, cryptocurrency is a way of securing financial independence from banks and governments. Those interested in going off-grid, distancing themselves from authority, and even “preppers” who believe that major catastrophe is coming any day share many of the values of hardcore crypto advocates. One point of contention...
Markets holding steady on Monday; Siacoin, Stellar, ReddCoin and 0x performing well.Cryptocurrencies are green this Monday morning on the Asian markets. The weekend recovery has held firm and the majority of cryptos are still rising. Market capitalization has remained above $225 billion and is still heading upwards at...
Anonymous Individuals Pledge BTC To Taiwanese PoliticianPer several unnamed sources, relayed by Taiwanese media, Hsiao Hsin-Chen, a Taipei-based politician, has just “made history” by becoming the first individual to accept a donation via cryptocurrency while running for a governmental position. According to the local news outlet, Taiwan News,...