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APRA could oversee Facebook’s controversial cryptocurrency play Libra

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[ad_1] The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), one of several top regulators reviewing payment mechanisms known as “stored value facilities”, said in a submission published on Tuesday that it could “potentially” oversee digital wallets holding large amounts of value, such as Calibra. It made the comment while outlining recommendations for …

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Libra Association Member Anchorage Opens up One-Stop Crypto Shop

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[ad_1] (Photo Illustration by Guillaume Payen/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) LightRocket via Getty ImagesAnchorage, the qualified custodian company aiming at institutional investors, has announced it will be expanding its services to not only hold onto client’s cryptocurrency, but also allow them to trade. Anchorage Trading is the new brokerage service from the …

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Watch Out for Iranian Info Wars Funded By Crypto

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[ad_1] With tensions rising between Washington and Tehran in the wake of the U.S. killing of Iranian general Qasim Soleimani earlier this month, U.S. officials should expect more Iranian responses, although not solely through military action. Iran for years has conducted sporadic information operations against the U.S. on social media. …

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Analytics Firm Training Students to Detect Cryptocurrency Scams

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[ad_1] Cryptocurrency analytics firm CipherTrace has launched “Defenders League,” a program designed to provide students with the training and tools necessary to investigate crypto-related scams.  On Jan. 13 CipherTrace announced partnerships with the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, Middlesex University London, and the Blockchain Acceleration Foundation (BAF). The …

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Why The Bitcoin Price Could Hit $50,000 In 2020

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[ad_1] Getty While the Bitcoin price was on the decline for the second half of 2019, the reality is the crypto asset still roughly doubled in value over the course of the entire year. In fact, there were only two major cryptocurrencies that outperformed Bitcoin in 2019. On Friday morning, …

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2010s In Bitcoin: The Year 2018

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[ad_1] I’m reviewing the 2010s in Bitcoin. This is the story about 2018 in Bitcoin. Read about 2017 here. In terms of price, 2018 represents Bitcoin’s worst year on record. Bitcoin’s correction from nearly $20,000 to just above $3,000 by the end of the year dominated headlines. From January 6 to …

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