Showing posts with category "cryptocurrency"

Crypto exchange Binance tightens money-laundering checks as regulatory pressure mounts

Reuters ~Crypto exchange Binance tightens money-laundering~Cryptocurrency exchange Binance said on Friday it would demand stricter background checks on customers to bolster efforts against money laundering, with immediate effect, a move that comes after weeks of pressure by regulators globally. Binance, the world’s biggest crypto platform, has faced warnings and business curbs from financial watchdogs from […]

August 20, 2021
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The crypto market topped $2 trillion for the first time since May, and 6 other key things that happened in crypto this past week

CNBC ~The crypto market topped $2 trillion for the first time since May~ The top cryptocurrencies by market value saw a boost in price over the weekend. Bitcoin topped $48,000 on Saturday, which lifted the value of the entire cryptocurrency market above $2 trillion for the first time since May. Altcoins, like ether, dogecoin and […]

August 16, 2021
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Hackers return $260 mln to cryptocurrency platform after massive theft

Reuters ~Hackers return $260 mln to cryptocurrency platform after massive theft~ Hackers behind one of the biggest ever cryptocurrency heists have returned more than a third of $613 million in digital coins they stole, the company at the center of the hack said on Wednesday. Poly Network, a decentralised finance platform that facilitates peer-to-peer transactions, […]

August 11, 2021
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Jack Dorsey says bitcoin will be a big part of Twitter’s future

Tech Crunch ~Jack Dorsey says bitcoin will be a big part of Twitter’s future~ Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed to investors that bitcoin will be a “big part” of the company’s future, as he sees opportunities to integrate the cryptocurrency into existing Twitter products and services, including commerce, subscriptions, and other new additions like the […]

July 22, 2021
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Never Said The Word Sell’—Elon Musk Boosts The Price Of Dogecoin As Bitcoin And Crypto Lose Billions

Forbes ~Elon Musk Boosts The Price Of Dogecoin As Bitcoin And Crypto Lose Billions~ Elon Musk, the dogecoin-touting Tesla billionaire, has boosted the price of the meme-based cryptocurrency, tweeting his son is “holding his doge like a champ.” The dogecoin price, down around 75% from its April peak, climbed off lows of under 17 cents […]

July 17, 2021
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