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Breaking: CoinCheck to commence operations as a licensed exchange after years of setbacks and delays

It’s the beginning of a new era for the Japanese based crypto exchange CoinCheck after the Kanto Financial Bureau, the country’s overseeing regulator granted it the license to operate as one. Until the close of last year, the Crypto exchange giant had been operating on a “waiting license” despite speculations that the media and other […]

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New Brazilian President Shreds Plan by previous Administration of Launching Crypto-currency for the Country’s Indigenous People

Newly elected Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, who assumed office only a week ago has criticized a project that had offered to create a crypto-currency for indigenous people and revealed that plans to advance that project had been shelved. Bolsonaro also stated that his administration was soon going to open a “blackbox” which is a reference […]

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GEM CEO Micah Winkelspecht Predicts Return of Bitcoin Dominance in 2019

After a tumultuous 2018, Micah Winkelspecht, CEO of crypto portfolio app company, GEM, predicts the resumption of Bitcoin dominance in 2019. In a prediction piece on crypto publication, Coindesk, he stated; “I predict that this year will see a return back to first principles as we rethink many of our assumptions about how this is […]

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Nigerians May Usher-in a Pro-Crypto Government in 2019

The Nigerian 2019 general elections are just around the corner, with political heavy weights set to do battle on the ballot box in three months’ time. The upcoming political contest may just bring good tidings for crypto-enthusiasts in Africa’s largest economy. This is after an opposition leader and key presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar, promised to […]
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Coinbase Raises Series E Round of Funding to Finance Efforts to Accelerate Crypto Adoption

Coinbase is an organization with the firm belief that cryptocurrencies and the technologies behind them will bring about an almighty breakthrough in computer science, that will forever change both the internet and the global financial system as we know it. According to Coinbase COO Asiff Hirji, Coinbase sees tremendous promise in crypto’s ability to build […]
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Scientists Say that Bitcoin Adoption Could Exacerbate Global Warming

Scientists have raised a new alarm over climate change, this time showing concern over Bitcoin’s carbon footprint. Scientists are gravely concerned over Bitcoins impact on the earth’s global warming. The report posted on extrapolates data that currently exists on Bitcoin’s electricity consumption along with projections of electricity consumption should Bitcoin be largely adopted in […]
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Government of Gibraltar Partners with the University of Gibraltar to Form Blockchain advisory group

An advisory group has been created by the government of Gibraltar in collaboration with the University of Gibraltar. The university is focused on the development of blockchain related educational courses according to the Gibraltar Chronicle. The NTIE group (New technologies in education) is a joint project between the University of Gibraltar and a few technology-based […]

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The Old Lady partners with Socios to launch club’s official crypto token

Italian giants Juventus football club is set to launch a crypto token meant to give fans a bigger voice. Juventus football club is arguably the biggest club in Italian football alongside other historical Italian teams such as Inter Milan football club, Ac Milan, and AS Roma. The crypto token’s effect will definitely boost fan numbers. […]
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Countries Going Through Hyperinflation Look to Crypto as Their Saving Grace

People often talk about crypto’s volatile nature and instability when it comes to pricing. In countries prone to economic instability where their currencies are failing crypto can be a safe haven though. Crypto could just be the antidote for curing rampant inflation and flawed monetary policy. Ask the citizens of Venezuela who have had to […]
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8 countries actively looking to crypto in search of financial freedom

Cryptocurrency has been famed for its decentralized nature, earning it admirers and detractors alike. A lot of banking institutions have been quite hostile towards it except for a few who have recently begun to warm up to the blockchain. Crypto enthusiasts, on the other hand, have reveled on the decentralized nature of crypto. A few […]