Crypterium Just Appointed the Ex-CEO of Visa UK as it’s New Chief

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Crypterium, a cryptocurrency banking solution, has announced a very strong move: appointing the former CEO of Visa UK as it’s new Chief Executive Officer. Marc O’Brien brings a lot of credibility with him to his new role, he spent six years as the head of Visa UK & Ireland, and in that time Visa increased its market share of debit…

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eToro Ready for US Cryptocurrency Market, Initially Offers 10 Cryptocurrencies

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A press release yesterday announced that the eToro investment platform will finally be offering cryptocurrencies in the United States. Over the past decade the eToro investment platform has grown to accommodate over ten million registered users in over 140 countries. The addition of U.S-based investors, worth a sizeable percentage of the global cryptocurrency market, is the next obvious step in…

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New HTC Smartphone is Built for the Blockchain, Every Phone to be a Node

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Global smartphone giant HTC has revealed its latest smartphone: the Exodus. Pitched perfectly towards the cryptocurrency user, it is touted to be focused on decentralized, open-source apps and has strong visions on allowing each phone to be its own node, a la internet-of-things style projects such as IOTA. In fact, the ‘its own node’ angle has been pushed by their…

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Coinbase Targets Institutional Investors, Rolls Out New Platform Suite

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Coinbase has today revealed its new suite of cryptocurrency platforms targeting institutional investors. The announcement comes hand in hand with the inception of a brand new headquarters in New York City in charge of maintaining relations with Wall Street and support to new institutional investors. Coinbase Custody Coinbase Custody provides storage utility for large amounts of digital assets and is…

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NEO & Ontology (ONT) Form Powerhouse Partnership, MoU Signed

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A Medium post today announced a deal struck between two Chinese heavyweight blockchains. Ontology & NEO have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The Memorandum concerns strategic and technological integration between the two foundations. Ontology is a distributed trust network with focus on digital identity, data exchange and other trust management services. Partnering with NEO, Ontology will provide global developers…

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Gemini Exchange Adds New Wave of Cryptocurrencies: Litecoin, ZCash & Bitcoin Cash

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The cryptocurrency exchange led by the infamous Winklevoss Twins, Gemini, is adding support for three new cryptocurrencies. The new wave of supported coins will be made up of privacy-focused ZCash, controversial Bitcoin fork, Bitcoin Cash and community favourite Litecoin. Addition to the exchange is big news considering that Gemini is completely licensed across the United States and has been attracting…

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OmiseGo (OMG) Preparing for Japanese Regulations, Seeks New Compliance Officer in Tokyo Office

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OmiseGo, the Ethereum centric open payment platform and decentralized digital asset exchange, has advertised an opening for a Compliance Officer to start work as soon as possible at their Tokyo office. The advertisement could indicate that OmiseGo (OMG) is prepared to do whatever it takes to be completely regulated across the entire Asian market moving forward. Responsibilities of the job…

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TRON (TRX) on Target for MainNet Launch, TronVM First Release Available May 25

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Prominent alt-coin Tron (TRX) is ramping up the good news ahead of its scheduled MainNet launch on June 25. A tweet from the TRON Foundation reveals that the first version of their Tron Virtual Machine (TronVM) will be ready for release on May 25, about a month prior to the MainNet launch. The announcement of the release of TronVM v.0.1…

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New Cryptocurrency Benchmark Index to be Launched by Bloomerberg and Galaxy Digital Capital Management

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Bloomberg has announced the launch of a Cryptocurrency Benchmark Index in collaboration with Galaxy Digital Capital Management. Called the Bloomerg Galaxy Crypto Index (BGCI), their platform will track the performance of the most liquid portion of cryptocurrency market. The BGCI will be market capitalization-weighted and will measure the performance of 10 USD-traded cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Monero, Ripple and ZCash. This…

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Huawei to Implement Bitcoin Wallet by Default in All New Devices, Making Crypto More Accessible to Entire Market

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has announced that future models will include an integrated Bitcoin wallet. In an official release the company has revealed that it will partner with BTC.com for the inclusion of Bitcoin wallet to its AppGallery. The AppGallery itself will be installed by default on all new devices including Huawei and Honor phones. The move is set to…

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