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India’s Regulatory Authority Issued a Notice Over Crypto


On October 21, India's top securities regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), issued a notice over crypto trading, telling advisers not to deal in assets that are unregulated in the country. In the notice, SEBI announced it would take action against investment advisers...

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NuCypher (NU) Saw Extensive Growth of 1000%


The native token of the decentralized data sharing platform NuCypher, NU saw a significant price increase of around 1000% in the last day, reaching its all-time high of $3.58. The surge happens exactly one year after the platform was launched. Nucypher is based on the Ethereum blockchain. It...

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Coinbase Suggests Creating a New Crypto Regulator


Leading crypto trading company Coinbase released Digital Asset Policy Proposal on October 14, suggesting set clear regulations for crypto and Web 3.0 in the USA. The exchange issued an explainer on GitHub describing its vision. Coinbase finds the right way to regulate the industry is through a...

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Putin Says Crypto Has Value, but Its Usage Is Limited


Today, during the Russian Energy Week conference, Russia’s president Vladimir Putin said that cryptocurrencies can be used as a unit of account. At the same time, he mentioned that it's still soon to tell if crypto can be used in energy transactions or not. Asked if BTC or other cryptocurrencies...

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Elon Musk Supports Dogecoin Upgrade


Tesla CEO Elon Musk reacted to a tweet of Dogecoin creator Billy Marcus (Shibetoshi Nakamoto), who said that the network needs updates regarding Nodes. According to him, this change will reduce transaction fees. I wanted to write something slightly more nuanced about Dogecoin Nodes, so bear with...

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Mike Novogratz Calls Jamie Dimon's BTC Views Sophomoric


Investment banker, CEO of financial services company Galaxy Digital Michael Novogratz expressed his opinion about JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon's Bitcoin views. Dimon said recently he finds Bitcoin worthless but it's his personal opinion and has nothing to do with the fact that the bank's clients think...

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Venezuela’s Maiquetía Airport to Start Accepting Crypto


Director of Venezuela’s Maiquetía International Airport (otherwise called Simón Bolívar), Freddy Borges announced that the institution intends to add cryptocurrencies like Dash, BTC, and state-backed Petro (PTR) as a payments option. The exact date when the option will become available isn't...

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White House To Consider Ways of Regulating Crypto


The U.S. government explores the crypto industry and possible ways of its regulations. Bloomberg reported on October 8, that the Biden administration weighs executive orders for federal agencies, which would explore the sector and present recommendations. Sources informed Bloomberg, the order...

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Over 20 Crypto Firms Leave China: China Securities Journal


China announced stricter measures against the crypto industry to detect and prevent any activity on September 24. But regulators didn't stop there. Today, China National Development and Reform Commission included virtual currency mining in the list of eliminated industries to seek public opinion....

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Congressman Tom Emmer Disagrees With Gensler’s Crypto Views


As SEC Chair Gary Gensler makes attempts to regulate the crypto sector, he faces opposition from congressmen supporting crypto. Senator Tom Emmer, a representative from Minnesota says Gensler is accountable for how his leadership can damage crypto investors in America. He also finds that the SEC...

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U.S. Bank Now Provides Crypto Custody


Today a major American financial institution, U.S. Bank, otherwise called US Bancorp unveiled a cooperation with BTC-focused tech firm NYDIG to deliver crypto custody options. The tweet shared by the company notes the growing institutional interest in the space. As interest in cryptocurrency...

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The Native Token of Tezos Blockchain, XTZ Reached a New High


In the last 7 days, the native token of the Tezos blockchain, XTZ saw a price increase of over 36% and reached a new all-time high of $9.18. The token ranks 24th with a market cap of over $7.5 billion. Recently, Tezos's popularity has been growing among developers. On September 8, famous American...

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Axie Infinity (AXS) Surpassed the $155 Milestone


The native token of the crypto gaming platform, Axie Infinity hit another all-time high, surpassing $155 today. Over the last 7 days, the price of the token went up by over 133%. Currently, it's the 20th largest cryptocurrency with a market cap of over $9.1 million. The project's valuation hit $30...

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Hackers Managed to Steal From 6000 Coinbase Customers


Unknown hackers have attacked about six thousand user accounts of the Coinbase crypto exchange. They exploited the vulnerability to bypass two-factor authentication using SMS. This week, the exchange sent affected customers letters informing them that cybercriminals hacked accounts and stole crypto...

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Switzerland’s Fin. Regulator Approves the First Crypto Fund


On Sept. 29, Switzerland's regulatory Financial Market Supervisory Authority allowed the first Swiss crypto fund, investing essentially in digital assets. The issuer of the product named Crypto Market Index Fund is Crypto Finance, a Zurich-based firm providing crypto services such as asset managing...

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Huobi Stops to Serve Chinese Users


Following China’s announcement to adopt stricter measures against the crypto industry, several crypto exchanges started to make changes in their services. Huobi Global, the biggest crypto trading platform in China, disclosed ceasing services for local users. The exchange has disabled new...

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China Adopts Unprecedented Strict Measures Against Crypto


The government of China is taking stricter steps against the crypto sector. Authorities teamed up to ban crypto activities. On September 24, China's central bank said all crypto-related transactions are considered illegal. Foreign exchanges can't deliver services to people from China. The Central...

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UAE Supports Crypto Activities in Dubai Free Zone


Regulatory bodies of the United Arab Emirates say yes to crypto uses like offering, listing,selling, and buying in the Dubai free zone. These areas, also called free trade zones, are economic areas that allow trading goods and services generally at tax-free and custom rates. Dubai World Trade...