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Advertisement Two US-based crypto behemoths, Coinbase and BitGo, will continue to facilitate growing demand for Bitcoin from institutional investors by operating as trusted custodians. Earlier this week, BitGo was approved by South Dakota regulators to create and operate a crypto custody solution, while Coinbase established a new office in New York exclusively to handle institutional
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One in four millennials are interested in investing in cryptocurrencies over the next year. Crypto payments startup Circle conducted a survey of more than 3,000 individuals earlier this week, finding that a majority of millennial investors believe themselves to be “aggressive,” according to the results. Three different generations were interviewed – millennials, generation x and baby
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Brave, the startup behind the Brave browser and the Basic Attention Token, has filed regulatory complaints against Google and others over what it considers poor privacy protection for users in the online ads industry. The complaints – filed with the Irish Data Protection Commissioner and the U.K. Information Commissioner on behalf of Brave’s chief policy officer
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Advertisement Bitcoin on Friday broke above its psychological resistance level near $6,500 and formed higher highs towards $6,600. The BTC/USD kickstarted the Asian trading session with an impressive rally from 6462-fiat to 6595-fiat. However, the pair failed to sustain the upside momentum near the new resistance and retraced back towards 6400-fiat. As it happened, BTC/USD
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Ethereum’s upcoming hard fork, Constantinople, will activate in a testing environment next month, core developers agreed on Friday. As detailed by CoinDesk, Constantinople features various backward-incompatible changes designed to increase efficiency on the ethereum network, alter its economic policy and delay the so-called “difficulty bomb.” Speaking in a biweekly video call, developers said the upgrade
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Ethereum’s ETH token on Thursday saw its highest amount of daily trading volume on Bitfinex. The second-largest cryptocurrency witnessed a 24-hour trading volume of 0.85 million yesterday – the highest level since September 15, according to Bitfinex data.  Further, the current weekly volume of 2.907 million is the highest since mid-December. Meanwhile, 24-hour trading volume
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Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings is soon to launch a payments application for iOS and Android devices powered by Ripple’s distributed ledger technology. Takashi Okita, chief executive of SBI Ripple Asia – a joint venture between SBI Holdings and the San Francisco-based Ripple – revealed the website of the application, named MoneyTap, on Wednesday. While
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The city of Dublin, Ohio, has been quietly pursuing a blockchain experiment focused on personal identity. Dublin, a suburb of Ohio’s state capital, Columbus, revealed its work through a request for proposal (RFP) document published last month. With the trial, Dublin becomes the latest municipal government to explore possible public-sector applications of the technology. The city announced
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