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Vitalik Buterin's Tweet About XRP Started a Debate


Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin replied to a tweet by Bankless founder David Hoffman about the new crypto regulatory changes in Canada. The rules define that investors are allowed to buy an unlimited amount of Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash. However, there is a $20,000 limit for...

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Australian Gas Station OTR Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies


On The Run (OTR) petrol stations partners with the crypto exchange company and payment terminal provider DataMesh Group to offer customers the opportunity to pay in cryptos. Due to the partnership, customers can pay directly in-store for everyday goods through the application...

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Google's Parent Company Alphabet Is the Leader in Crypto Investments


New research by the intelligence platform Blockdata shows that from Sept. 2021 to mid-June 2022, crypto startups received investments from forty public companies. Together investments reached $6 bln. Based on the analysis, Google is the number one by the amount invested in blockchain/crypto. The...

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Crypto Crime Fell by 25% This Year, Chainalysis Reports


Blockchain data platform Chainalyis released an update on the mid-year crypto crime. According to data, illicit activities fall and notable expectations are predicted. Chainalyis says 2022 has been a significant year for the crypto industry, with essential price declines across all digital assets...

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Ripple, Distributed Ledger, and BlockFi Listed in the Inc. 5000


Inc. 5000 magazine, which introduces the fastest growing companies in the United States, released its 2022 edition. Companies on the list are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2018 to 2021. To be on the list, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31,...

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Court Allowed the Bankrupt Celsius to Mine and Sell Bitcoin


Crypto platform Celsius got approval from a U.S bankruptcy judge to mine and sell bitcoins. According to the court document, mining is one of the main operations of Celsius, which Debtor subsidiary Celsius Mining LLC is among the largest crypto mining firms in the US. The release also noted the...

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BitGo Sues Galaxy Digital for Canceling $1.2 B Deal


BitGo, a crypto company based in California is going to sue investment manager Galaxy Digital for calling off a $1.2 bln purchase deal. Galaxy says the reason for the step is that BitGo didn’t present audited financial reports for 2021 that meet the demands of the deal. The company added they...

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Fidelity Exec Says Stablecoins Could Accelerate BTC Adoption


In the latest Crypto Banter episode, the Director of Global Macro at Fidelity Investments, Jurrien Timmer said he believes stablecoins pegged to the dollar will increase the adoption of Bitcoin. According to Timmer, if stablecoins are regulated, and there aren't negative headlines that we had seen,...

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Fed Released Guidelines for Cryptocurrency Banks


The US Federal Reserve issued guidelines for evaluating account and services requests. On Monday, the Central Banks announced that its Board of Directors established a three-tiered review framework to provide additional clarity considering due diligence and scrutiny. Fed says there are different...

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Payment Company Revolut Gets Approval to Offer Crypto Services


London-based financial technology Revolut received approval from the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission to provide cryptocurrency services in the European Economic Area (EEA). The regulator awarded Revolut the status of a crypto-asset service provider. It's the first such license granted by...

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Shiba Inu (SHIB) Saw a 25% Price Increase Today


In the last 24 hours, the price of the memecoin Shiba INU grew by around 25%. Currently, SHIB trades at around $0.00001572. It got ahead of Avalanche (AVAX) in terms of market cap and now is the 12th largest crypto with over $8.5 billion. The Shib ecosystem is expanding, with the game called Shiba...

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Scaramucci Says We're Seeing a Very Strong Recovery of Crypto


Financier, the CEO of global investment company SkyBridge, Anthony Scarmucci is optimistic about the future of the crypto industry. In a recent interview with CNBC, he mentioned the progress in crypto, such as the improvement of the Lightning Network, the increase of applications, the ease of...

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Philippines CB Suspends Crypto License Applications


The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas announced it will stop the process of granting licenses to virtual asset service providers for 3 years. According to a memorandum by the Bangko Sentral, the Monetary Board took a modified approach to establish a balance between encouraging financial innovation and...

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Tornado Cash Developer Arrested, Community Reacts


On August 10, Netherlands officials arrested a Tornado Cash developer. According to a publication by the state agency investigating financial crimes, the 29-year-old suspect is involved in hiding illicit financial activities, making money laundering easier by mixing cryptos via the Ethereum-based...

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Brazilia’s PicPay Offers Crypto Services Partnering with Paxos


Brazilia-based digital wallet application and payments solution PicPay started providing crypto services to more than 30 M users. Through the platform, users can buy, hold, and sell cryptos in a direct way. PicPay teamed up with the blockchain tech company Paxos to enable users to access cryptos....

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BlackRock Presents Private Bitcoin Trust


Leading investment management company BlackRock revealed a spot Bitcoin private trust. The firm said it aims to offer clients different investment options. Currently, BlackRock's Bitcoin Trust is available to US institutional customers. The product seeks to follow the BTC price, reduced expenses,...

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Mark Cuban Was Sued for Promoting Crypto Firm Voyager


Billionaire Mark Cuban is facing a lawsuit for promoting the crypto brokerage company Voyager Digital, which became bankrupt amid the crypto market crisis. The lawsuit also says Cuban misrepresented the company on various occasions, making statements that the platform is cheap and offers...

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dYdX Blocked User Accounts Related to Tornado Cash


Crypto exchange dYdX announced blocking user accounts that interacted with transaction mixer Tornado Cash after the US Treasury imposed sanctions against the program. dYdX released a blog post saying they have made changes within the limits of compliance rules that have unbanned certain addresses....

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