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Mastercard, the American multinational financial services corporation, announced the company is dipping further into the digital asset ecosystem by acquiring the blockchain intelligence firm Ciphertrace. The partnership announcement says the firm will help bolster Ciphertrace’s and Mastercard’s cyber security solutions. Mastercard Purchased Ciphertrace for Undisclosed Sum On Thursday, the financial payments giant Mastercard (NYSE: MA)
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Virginia-based enterprise software company MicroStrategy has captured the attention of crypto and financial news outlets alike with its CEO’s atypical strategy of going all-in on Bitcoin, beginning in 2020, with some reporters quipping that the company has since morphed into something closer to a Bitcoin (BTC) investment vehicle than a software firm.  Recent filings with
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A former federal prosecutor says that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) “will stop at nothing to control the entire crypto space.” The SEC has now threatened to sue the Nasdaq-listed crypto exchange Coinbase. The regulator is already in an ongoing lawsuit with Ripple Labs and its executives. SEC Going After Entire Crypto Space,
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Decentralized finance (defi) has set a trend during the latter half of 2020 and into this year, as statistics show $168 billion is locked in defi across various blockchains. The Bitcoin Cash network now has the Smartbch protocol and in recent times, a decentralized exchange (dex) platform has joined the defi fray. The newly launched
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Bitcoin (BTC) and spot gold (XAU) hovered below their key psychological levels on Sept. 8, as a stronger United States (USD) dollar weighed on investors’ appetite for hedging assets. The BTC/USD exchange rate dropped 5.27% to its intraday low of $44,423 but recovered a portion of those losses after reclaiming the $45,000-46,000 range as support.
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The chairman of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has singled out the growth of cryptocurrencies as something that now poses “a far greater danger to the world economy.” Therefore, in order to deal with such dangers or threats, Bawa advocates for a “collective and collaborative approach by authorities around the world.”
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Bitcoin is now legal tender in El Salvador, and the country’s bitcoin stash has grown to 550 coins. The Salvadoran government started buying the cryptocurrency Monday ahead of the Bitcoin Law taking effect. On Tuesday, President Nayib Bukele said El Salvador bought the dip. El Salvador Buys More Bitcoin El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law came into
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The popular Golden State Warriors point guard, Stephen Curry, asked his 15.5 million followers for some “advice” about crypto. Curry said he was “just getting started” and a great number of people shared advice with the professional basketball player. Stephen Curry Gets ‘Advice’ From Crypto Twitter Well known athletes, celebrities, and musicians worldwide have been
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FTX, a spot and cryptocurrency exchange, announced the launch of an NFT marketplace on its trading platform today. According to the information provided by CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, the marketplace will be available both for customers in the U.S. and in other locations. FTX is likely trying to capitalize on the popularity of these instruments, which
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