The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Continues Investigation of 67 Crypto Companies

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A report by the Sunday Telegraph reveals that the United Kingdom’s financial overseer, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has been investigating 67 cryptocurrency companies in the country since early November. The data, which was gathered through a freedom of information request, indicates a growing concern within the FCA regarding the use of cryptocurrencies in the UK. It is believed that…

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Greek Property Listed For Crypto

There is property on an island that is on sale currently. While this alone would not be considered groundbreaking news, the fact that the island will be sold for cryptocurrency obviously was praised by the cryptocurrency community. The property consists of over 2 acres on the island of Lemnos in Greece, and can be bought with cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrencies that…

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Kraken Tweets At Ripple (XRP) Army Cause Controversy

There are many who have differing opinions about how influential cryptocurrency figures should speak about cryptocurrency projects. The truth is that competition is natural, and while everyone understands that it is many individuals’ job to be a proponent for a certain project, some people feel as though insulting other projects is unnecessary and unethical. However, just like traditional business –…

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Can Bitcoin (BTC) Solve The Hacker News / Paypal Rift?

It appears as though a leading cybersecurity news platform, The Hacker News, has been “de-platformed” by Paypal, leading many to point out that Bitcoin could be an obvious solution to the issue. Specifically, Paypal will hold their funds for 180 days and ban all accounts associated with the platform.   While the outlet did not state that they would necessarily turn…

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Payoneer CEO Skeptical Of Bitcoin (BTC)

It shouldn’t come as a complete surprise anymore that there are various figures involved in traditional finance that have a vested interest in downplaying Bitcoin and cryptocurrency and general. The trend isn’t new. The CEO of JP Morgan Chase, Jamie Dimon, infamously called Bitcoin a “fraud” in 2017, which raised a large amount of suspicion and criticism from the cryptocurrency…

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Time Writer Thinks Bitcoin (BTC) Can Help Free Us All

If there is one thing that any cryptocurrency enthusiast should know by now, it’s that the issue of cryptocurrency is polarizing. There are those who swear up and down that Bitcoin is a scam simply meant to fool new investors, and that the entire ICO sector is a sham – while there are many others who believe that cryptocurrencies will…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Lawsuit Against Craig Wright Continues

It appears as though things are heating up with regards to a lawsuit involving Craig Wright, who is one of the most controversial figures in cryptocurrency. Wright has repeatedly asked for a $4 billion lawsuit to be dismissed, to no avail. The lawsuit alleges that Wright is a thief who stole over 1 million Bitcoin from a crypto developer by…

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eToro Abandons Support for Bitcoin SV (BCHSV), Compensates Users in Dollar

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Citing ongoing struggles to list the Bitcoin SV asset onto its system, popular trading platform eToro have decided to cease attempts to support the coin. Bitcoin SV is the result of a recent hard fork of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) that came about due to a disagreement between two major developers as to the future of Bitcoin Cash. It stands for…

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WSJ Finds Around 15% Of ICO Projects Examined “Questionable”

One of the main criticisms about the cryptocurrency markets is the fact that the initial coin offering (ICO) market has been wrought with issues. Of course, the fact that 2018 has been bearish plays a large role in the ICO markets, but on top of that, there has been rampant fraud in the sector, which many believe has prevented overall…

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The $33 Million Ripple (XRP) Transfer That Cost Less Than a Cent

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Yesterday, somebody transferred 90,000,000 of Ripple’s XRP tokens between two unknown wallet addresses, prompting crypto sleuths to question the purpose of the move. Usually transfers of this size involve the wallet of an easily identifiable cryptocurrency exchange, but in this case, both transaction identities are unknown – making the move that much more suspicious. It was announced today that wildly-popular trading…

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