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Crypto firm Coinbase launches Visa crypto cards in the USA.

The US-based cryptocurrency firm Coinbase had launched the Coinbase Visa debit card for European customers earlier. The crypto firm also disclosed that the crypto card is now being leveraged in 30 different countries within the U.K. and Europe. This...

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong goes against his own “no-politics” stance.

Less than a month after Brian Armstrong declared Coinbase should "be laser-focused on achieving its mission," he seemingly violated his own policy by tweeting a political post riddled with misleading information that too during business hours. In an Oct....

US Anti-Money Laundering watchdogs seek info on all international crypto transactions above $250.

According to a notice of proposed rulemaking published on Friday, the US agencies want to lower the $3,000 threshold established in 1995 to $250 for international transactions, meaning that financial institutions would need to exchange client information alongside all crypto...

Payment giant PayPal to allow crypto buying, selling, and shopping on its network.

PayPal Holdings Inc announced to join the cryptocurrency market today, allowing customers to buy, sell, and hold bitcoin and other virtual coins using the U.S. digital payments company’s online wallets. PayPal customers will also be able to use cryptocurrencies...

OKEx resumes P2P trading with three fiat currencies as withdrawals remain suspended.

The P2P services started today at 12 pm (UTC) following the services' suspension last Friday as the exchange lost touch with one of its private key holders. The crypto exchange giant OKEx announced today that it is resuming its...

OKEx withdrawals remain suspended as OKB token plunges 22%.

OKEx customers still cannot take out their funds after the cryptocurrency exchange suspended indefinitely its users' ability to withdraw last Friday after a police investigation in China. The markets reacted to this news with a slight drop in Bitcoin...

New York’s financial services regulator launches digitized financial reporting for crypto firms.

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) announced the techsprint in a press release, describing it as an initiative by regulators and industry stakeholders to work towards a common goal of digital regulatory reporting. The financial regulator noted...

The Bank of Canada is looking to hire an economist with an in-depth understanding of crypto.

The central bank of Canada is making the next in a series of moves that will eventually lead to the creation of its own digital currency — or at least, that is what the crypto industry is assuming right...

OKEx sees a massive bitcoin deposit after the exchange froze withdrawals.

The crypto exchange giant OKEx announced to freeze all withdrawals, for the time being, meaning that all of the money that enters the exchange will be stuck there until further notice. Despite this, however, someone decided to transfer $22...

US Crypto exchange Coinbase releases its first transparency report.

Coinbase has just released its first-ever transparency report. The report provides insight into the number of requests for information that the exchange receives as well as how they handle what they call “legitimate requests” from the government. “As a...

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BIS and Swiss central bank plan to test a CBDC by the end of 2020.

The plan was revealed by Benoit Coeure of the Bank for International Settlements earlier this week at a summit...
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