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Grayscale becomes ‘crypto sponsor’ of American football team New York

Crypto investments behemoth Grayscale and the National Football League team New York Giants have partnered up and are committing to “support the New York metro area,” according to an announcement published today. “Our partnership with the Giants is incredibly meaningful because our roots are in New York,” said Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein, adding, “We’re excited […]Read More

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54% of Koreans say they support crypto taxes

A new survey in South Korea has shown that 53.7% of respondents support the upcoming implementation of capital gain taxes on profits from crypto trading, local outlet Yonhap News Agency reported today. Per the publication, the survey was conducted by public opinion-focused company Realmeter on 500 Koreans aged 18 and older last Friday. According to […]Read More

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Thailand mandates ‘in-person’ KYC for crypto traders

Thailand’s crypto traders will be soon required to be physically present for opening an account at one of the many exchanges and wallet providers based in the country, local outlet Bangkok Post reported today. A growing crypto market The country is a small, but growing, crypto market. As per the local Securities and Exchange Commission, […]Read More

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Crypto enthusiast projects ‘Bitcoin fixes this’ on Bank of England

On Friday night, a massive image appeared on the Bank of England’s building in London stating that “Bitcoin fixes this.” Look what someone projected onto the Bank of England last night. pic.twitter.com/DqGAeFfmjb — Dominic Frisby (@DominicFrisby) May 1, 2021   The phrase itself, sometimes with variations (such as Bitcoin “solves” or “can solve this,” for […]Read More

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Crypto market livens up as MicroStrategy says it wants more

Prices of Bitcoin (BTC) and other major cryptocurrencies swiftly began to pick up steam today after a week of uncertainty, potentially boosted by MicroStrategy announcing its plans to continue buying BTC. According to crypto metrics platform CoinGecko, Bitcoin is currently trading at over $57,000, up roughly 7% on the day. Ethereum (ETH), the second-largest crypto […]Read More

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Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson predicts crypto interoperability converging to a

IOHK CEO and Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson recently spoke with Forbes to give a rundown of progression in the crypto space. Of interest was Hoskinson’s prediction that blockchain interoperability will see easy migration from one system to the next. The technical challenges of blockchain interoperability In simple terms, interoperability refers to ways in which two different […]Read More

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Gemini and Mastercard to launch Crypto Rewards Credit Card this

Crypto exchange Gemini has partnered with payments giant Mastercard as the exclusive card network for the platform’s upcoming “first-of-a-kind” cryptocurrency rewards credit card, according to an announcement published today. “Today we’re announcing our partnership with Gemini to deliver a first-of-a-kind cryptocurrency rewards credit card. The Gemini Credit Card gives consumers an easy way to earn […]Read More

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Korea’s financial watchdog orders employees to disclose crypto holdings

The chairman of South Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC), Eun Sung-soo, has ordered the regulator’s employees involved in digital assets-related policymaking to disclose their crypto holdings by May 7, local outlet The Korea Times reported today. With this move, the FSC reportedly aims to detect potential employee misconduct and investigate whether any of the public […]Read More