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Fidelity Announces Institutional Crypto Platform is in ‘Final Testing’

February 2nd, 2019

Fidelity has published an update announcing that its highly anticipated cryptocurrency exchange and custody platform, Fidelity Digital Asset Services (FDAS), has entered its “final testing” phase. The financial services provider also stated that it is exclusively serving a “select set of eligible clients” while developing the platform. Fidelity Highlights Institutional Focus for FDAS The company…

These Payment Gateways Will Enable Your Business to Accept Cryptocurrency

February 2nd, 2019

As more people become interested in the world of cryptocurrency, adoption grows and so does the number of merchants interested in accepting bitcoin payments. Here are some of the easiest methods for integrating bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies into your online business. Why Your Business Might Want to Accept Bitcoin Charging customers in bitcoin can prove…

Properties Are Still Being Sold for Cryptocurrency Despite the Bear Market

February 2nd, 2019

Bitcoin and many other digital assets have lost more than 80 percent of their fiat value since 2017. Despite this, the trend for people selling homes for cryptocurrency continues to thrive amidst one of the longest bear markets in crypto history. The Real Estate and Crypto Asset Trend Continues in 2019 It’s been one of…

Canadian Exchange Insolvent After CEO Dies With Keys to $145M of Cryptocurrency

February 2nd, 2019

Death is complicated enough in the cryptosphere when a private investor dies with the private keys to their fortune. But the pain is amplified exponentially should the deceased be the CEO of a digital currency exchange responsible for the safekeeping of millions of dollars. The death of Gerald Cotten, founder and chief executive officer of…

Over $92 Million in Bitcoin Lost Forever, Why this could be a Bullish Sign?

February 2nd, 2019

Bitcoin has the fixed supply of 21 million, however, in the light of current and past events, thousands, presumably millions of Bitcoins are lost that only reduces its supply. Crypto Exchange Founder Dies, Crypto Funds Lost Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX can’t access the majority of the $190 million that it owes to its customers, according…

The Daily: Zebpay Launches in 5 European Markets, Coinpulse Enters ‘Indefinite Maintenance’

February 2nd, 2019

Saturday’s edition of The Daily covers developments of interest to crypto traders. Once one of the largest exchanges in India, Zebpay is now increasingly focusing on Europe. The platform has expanded its services to residents of five more countries in the region. Also, troubled crypto trading platform Coinpulse has announced “indefinite maintenance,” asking customers to…

Wyoming Senate Passes Bill Recognizing Cryptocurrency as Money

February 2nd, 2019

The Senate of the U.S. state of Wyoming has passed a bill which defines cryptocurrency as property and establishes rules including for allowing banks to provide crypto custodial services. For secured transactions, however, the bill recognizes cryptocurrency as money subject to some of the same rules as money in the state. Crypto Bill Passes Wyoming…

Crypto Winter: The Longest Bear Market Recorded In The History Of Bitcoin

February 2nd, 2019

Bitcoin today records the longest bear market ever. The Bitcoin market has primarily showcased three major cycles in its history of 10 years. The three cycles have some remarkable similarities, only each is bigger than the last one. 2011- The first ever Hype in Bitcoin The driving force for the adoption of Bitcoin had earlier…

Australia’s Financial Intelligence Agency Registers 246 Bitcoin Exchanges

February 2nd, 2019

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac) has now officially registered 246 cryptocurrency exchanges. Pro-regulation industry participants have described the move as a key step towards legitimizing crypto assets. The registration process includes performing background checks and other anti-money laundering procedures on the entities involved. Austrac Says Regulation Will Curb Money Laundering and Terrorism…

Anarchapulco Returns Promoting Freedom and Cryptocurrencies

February 1st, 2019

On Feb. 14-17, 2019 the fifth annual Anarchapulco conference, dubbed “Life Unchained,” will be hosted in Acapulco Mexico. During previous Anarchapulco events, the pro-freedom and liberty event dedicated a whole day to blockchain innovation and cryptocurrency solutions, but this year all four days will have a devoted focus on digital currencies. Anarchapulco 2019: Life Unchained…