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Spain's Top Telecom Company Now Accepts Crypto Payments

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Spain's largest telecommunications company Telefónica enables purchases in Bitcoin, Ether, and other cryptocurrencies for its online tech marketplace Tu. To offer this option, the company partners with the cryptocurrency exchange Bit2Me. Telefónica also launched its NFT marketplace that operates...

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Judge Torres Ordered the SEC to Present Hinman's Speech Documents

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Ripple scored an essential victory in the case with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. According to judge Analisa Torres' decision revealed on Sept. 29, the financial regulator should present documents by Bill Hinman, former director of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance. The judge...

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ECB President Concerned that Crypto Can Affect CBs Negatively

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At an international conference held by the Banque de France, the president of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde expressed her concerns about cryptocurrencies. She mentioned two main points regarding crypto assets in general. Lagarde says that the evolution of the industry was stormy as...

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SWIFT Partners with Chainlink to Bridge TradFi to Blockchains

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At Web 3 event SmartCon 2022, Chainlink Chief Executive Officer Sergey Nazarov and SWIFT Strategy Head Jonathan Ehrenfeld Solé revealed a new collaboration. SWIFT, a network for international payments and blockchain oracle network Chainlink aim to bring traditional finance closer with blockchains....

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Vitalik Buterin’s Proof of Stake Book Is Out

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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin informed people about the launch of his book "Proof of Stake." Before Ethereum’s launch, the Russian-Canadian writer and programmer has been involved in the Bitcoin community since 2011. He co-founded Bitcoin magazine and wrote articles for the news...

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Robinhood Launches Its Crypto Wallet with Polygon for Some Users

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Fintech company Robinhood will issue a beta version of its non-custodial digital asset wallet to 10,000 iOS customers on its waitlist. First, the company revealed the plans for launching a wallet in May. The Chief Technical Officer of the platform, Johann Kerbrat tweeted that Polygon will be the...

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Cosmos Blockchain Ecosystem Released a Now White Paper

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Cosmos, a blockchain platform focused on interoperability solutions released a new white paper aiming to update the tokenomics of its native cryptocurrency ATOM. According to the paper, Cosmos Hub will be the center of a new feature, known as interchain security. This means that other chains will...

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Crypto Exchange FTX Wins the Auction to Buy Voyager's Assets

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FTX US won the bid to acquire the bankrupt Voyager’s digital assets. An announcement by the crypto lending company says the auction included lots of participants and took 2 weeks of multiple rounds. As a result, FTX US offered the highest and the best bid. FTX US's bid was valued at around $1.422...

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1 M Australians Have Plans to Buy Crypto Over the Next 12 Months

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Annual crypto survey by the Australian crypto exchange Swyftx reveals that despite the Crypto Winter, Australian crypto ownership increased by 4% year on year. In 2021, 17% of the survey participants owned crypto, while this year this metric reached 21%. Results show that Australians have long-term...

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Kraken’s Incoming CEO Has No Plans to Register With the SEC

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Crypto exchange Kraken's newly appointed CEO Dave Ripley said he has no intentions to register with the US Securities and Exchange Commission because Kraken doesn't offer users to trade securities. According to Reuters, the executive added that there are no plans to delist any securities that the...

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Interpol Released Red Notice for Terra Luna Founder Do Kwon

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Interpol is looking for Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon. The organization issued a red notice for him. According to a report by Bloomberg, Interpol requested law enforcement worldwide to locate and arrest Do Kwon related to the $60 billion worth of cryptocurrencies wiped out of the market. ...

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CFTC Sues a DAO for the First Time

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The US derivatives markets regulator CFTC (Commodity and Futures Trading Commission) filed a lawsuit against the Decentralized Autonomous Organization bZeroX and its founders Tom Bean and Kyle Kistner. CFTC claims that the DAO has facilitated margined and leveraged retail commodity transactions,...

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Cardano Completed Its Vasil Hard Fork With Success

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The Cardano blockchain finalized its Vasil hard fork which is supposed to level up the network performance. Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK), the company standing behind the development of Cardano tweeted that Vasil is the most important update of the protocol. According to IOHK, the update will...

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XRP Grows 60% in a Week While the SEC vs Ripple Case Gets Tougher

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Ripple's native token, XRP saw a price increase of around 60% in the last 7 days. Currently, the coin trades at about $0.5 with a market cap of over $25.8 bln. XRP is the 6th largest cryptocurrency at the moment. Replying to one of the members of the XRP community, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse...

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Colorado Becomes the 1st US State to Allow Tax Payments in Crypto

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Colorado becomes the first state in the USA that allows residents to use crypto for tax payments. Governor Jared Schutz Polis revealed the news at Denver Startup Week, saying that Colorado is showing again from a customer service point that it's technologically advanced and inclined to meet the...

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SEC and Ripple Applied for a Summary Judgment in the Court

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Amid the ongoing SEC vs Ripple case, both parties applied for a summary judgment to get a ruling whether XRP is a security and whether Ripple violated the law by selling coins. Filings were submitted in the U.S. District Court Southern District of New York. These types of applications are filed...

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Ukrainian Supermarket Chain VARUS to Accept Crypto Payments

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Ukraine-based supermarket chain VARUS partners with Binance to allow crypto payments through Binance Pay technology. According to an announcement by Binance, customers can make instant crypto transactions in the capital Kyiv and 8 other Ukrainian cities. VARUS is one of the largest stores in...

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UK Financial Regulator Warns Against Crypto Exchange FTX

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The Financial Conduct Authority issued a warning against the crypto exchange FTX saying the company offers services or products in the UK without having permission. According to the official statement, almost all firms and individuals offering, promoting, or selling financial services and products...

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