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Crypto Investor’s Case Against AT&T Over $24M SIM Hack Can Proceed, Judge Rules

1 hour 46 min ago
AT&T's motion to dismiss Michael Terpin's case was largely dismissed by a California court on Monday.

Bitcoin Erases 38% of 2020 Price Rally as Bears Gain Strength

2 hours 40 min ago
The stage looks set for a further drop to below $9,000, albeit after a minor bounce.

Finnish Authorities Have $15M in Seized Bitcoin But Don’t Want to Sell It

3 hours 14 sec ago
The confiscated horde is now worth more than $15 million.

Malta’s Financial Watchdog Highlights Obstacles to Security Tokens After Industry Consultation

4 hours 30 min ago
The Malta Financial Services Authority released a statement on Tuesday, unveiling industry recommendations on security token offerings within the country.

Error or Plunder? Report Suggests FCoin Purposely Moved Customer Bitcoin Since 2019

8 hours 40 min ago
A recent report from Silicon Valley-based Anchain AI wonders out loud whether funds were purposely pilfered by insiders, challenging FCoin’s official line claiming a data error was to blame.

MoneyGram Got Another $11M From Ripple to Use Its Cross-Border Payments Tech

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 16:40
Payments firm Ripple has given MoneyGram over $11 million dollars in the past half year, according to regulatory filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

IOTA Being Shut Off Is the Latest Chapter in an Absurdist History

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 16:25
IOTA's 12-day outage shows the crypto markets aren't rational, at least not yet.

Bank of Canada Won’t Issue Its Own Crypto Unless Libra Succeeds: Deputy Governor

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 15:50
The Bank of Canada does not see the need to create a central bank digital currency unless a competitor – like Libra – starts dethroning the existing fiat.

6 Explanations for Crypto’s Fascination With Coronavirus

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 15:00
Is it about self-sovereignty? About BTC as a reserve asset? Or are we just Chicken Little prophets of doom?

Crypto News Roundup for Feb. 25, 2020

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 14:37
Bitcoin fights to rise above $10K while a new crypto bank rises in Wyoming. It's Markets Daily from CoinDesk.

Revolut Bank Valued at $5.5B in $500M Funding Round

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 13:35
Revolut raised $500 million, but did not specify if any of the funding will go toward improving its cryptocurrency offering.

US Commerce Dept. Wants to Survey Firms on Cross-Border Crypto Usage

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 13:05
The Bureau of Economic Analysis plans to ask financial institutions whether they conducted any crypto trades with foreigners in 2019.

Securities Law Helped Build Modern Capitalism. Crypto Should Embrace It

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 11:24
Crypto should work within the existing regulatory structure around securities, rather than reinvent a whole new system.

‘Short Bitcoin’ ETP Available to Investors on Germany’s Second-Largest Exchange

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 10:04
The new listing makes inverse trackers widely accessible to European retail investors.

Polkadot to Use Chainlink Oracles for Interoperability Network

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 09:00
Polkadot will be the first non-ethereum blockchain to integrate Chainlink.

Binance-Backed FTX Exchange Seeks Billion-Dollar Valuation in Equity Token Sale

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 08:36
FTX claims its high-growth rate justifies its billion-dollar valuation.

New Zealand Plans to Drop ‘Unfavorable’ Sales Tax Treatment of Cryptocurrencies

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 07:41
The Inland Revenue Department is considering how best to change its tax regimen so that cryptocurrencies aren't at a disadvantage.

Diginex Steps Closer to Backdoor Nasdaq Listing as SEC Approves Merger

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 07:00
Diginex aims to merge with publicly traded firm 8i Enterprises, clearing the path for a backdoor listing on Nasdaq.

Bitcoin Faces Further Losses if Bulls Can’t Disrupt Bearish Chart Pattern

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 06:21
Bitcoin has formed a bearish head-and-shoulders pattern with neckline support at $9,400.

Russian Smelting Giant Nornickel Launches Metal Tokenization Platform for Testing

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 05:00
The Russian mining and smelting giant will issue metal-backed tokens on Atomyze, a Hyperledger-based blockchain platform.