This Week in Crypto: BitPay Supports XRP German Bank Eyes 90000 Bitcoin Libra In Turmoil

This Week in Crypto: BitPay Supports XRP, German Bank Eyes $90,000 Bitcoin, Libra In Turmoil                                    This Week in Crypto: BitPay Supports XRP, German Bank Eyes $90,000 Bitcoin, Libra In Turmoil This Week In Crypto is a weekly segment from the Live Coin Watch News team, providing readers with a fun, succinct, and pertinent summary of […]

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This Week in Crypto: Bitcoin Narrative Strengthens Amid PayPal Debacle Ethereum Istanbul Nears Bakkt Swells

This Week in Crypto: Bitcoin Narrative Strengthens Amid PayPal Debacle, Ethereum Istanbul Nears, Bakkt Swells                                  This Week In Crypto is a weekly segment from the Live Coin Watch News team, providing readers with a fun, succinct, and pertinent summary of the most important Bitcoin-related events in the past seven days. This Week in Crypto: RBC May […]

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Ethereum’s Harmony will not support upcoming Istanbul hardfork

Ethereum’s Harmony will not support upcoming Istanbul hardfork                                   With the Istanbul hardfork expected to roll out by 4 December, developers of the Ethereum community have been releasing several upgrades in its ecosystem.The testnets before the execution of the Istanbul hardfork have been activated with Rinkeby testnet being the latest one. While the community is […]

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Iranian Grid Explains Electrical Costs Will Fluctuate for Bitcoin Miners

Iranian Grid Explains Electrical Costs Will Fluctuate for Bitcoin Miners                                     Throughout the course of 2019, Iran’s government and the country’s energy officials have been creating new guidelines for bitcoin miners setting up data facilities in the oil-rich nation. On Wednesday, Mostafa Rajabi, a spokesperson for Iran’s Energy Ministry, described a new price model for […]

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The Bank of Google Wants Your Spending Data

The Bank of Google Wants Your Spending Data                                     The multinational technology giant Google has plans to get into the banking industry according to multiple reports that reveal the firm intends to work with Stanford Federal Credit Union and Citigroup. However, analysts assert that Google is not jumping into banking for revenue purposes and the […]

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Cashaa Announces US Dollar Bank Accounts for Cryptocurrency Firms

Cashaa Announces U.S. Dollar Bank Accounts for Cryptocurrency Firms                                Bitcoin banking platform Cashaa will soon offer U.S. dollar bank accounts for cryptocurrency-focused businesses, except those operating in sanctioned countries.  Cashaa offers banking services like International Bank Account Number (IBAN) accounts, international SWIFT transfers for fiat and credit card processing for cryptocurrency-based businesses, which often […]

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A Wyoming loophole’ to Carry Out Crypto Transactions Without BitLicense in New York

A ‘Wyoming loophole’ to Carry Out Crypto Transactions Without BitLicense in New York                                There may be a new way of by-passing the tough New York laws to carry out crypto-related transactions in the world’s capital without acquiring a BitLicense, a crypto license developed by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) in 2014. […]

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Northern Trust Testing Fractionlized Bonds on Blockchain

  Northern Trust Testing Fractionlized Bonds on Blockchain                                          Custody bank Northern Trust is testing the trading of fractionalized bonds on a blockchain.  Working with Singapore-based debt markets company BondEvalue, the bank is providing asset servicing for large, high-grade bonds that will be tokenized and divided for retail investors on Hyperledger Sawtooth. These bonds […]

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Bitcoin Falls as Yuan Strengthens

Bitcoin Falls as Yuan Strengthens                                     Bitcoin has been falling slightly, dropping this week from $9,000 to $8,600 and down from last month’s $10,000. Why it has turned somewhat downwards since the 24th of June when it reached $14,000 is not too clear, but it may be just profit taking after a very fast […]

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