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EU Can’t Decide What to do with Libra

Governments around the world are facing hard choices when it comes to cryptocurrency: overregulate it and risk losing the benefits…

Julian Assange Allegedly Offered Pardon for Denying Russian Hacking

A lawyer for Julian Assange spoke in court on Wednesday, claiming a former Republican congressman offered the WikiLeaks founder a…

Gemcoin Founder Admits to Fraud in $147 Million Scheme

Steve Chen, the mastermind behind the $147 million Gemcoin cryptocurrency scheme, has admitted to wire fraud and tax evasion in…

Israeli Banks Should Not Deny Services to Crypto Firms: Attorney General

Israeli banks should not deny services to firms involved with cryptocurrencies, according to Israel's attorney general Avichai Mandelblit. Instead of…

Dubai Gov’t to Launch KYC Blockchain Consortium in Q1 2020

One of the financial hubs of the Middle East, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is continuing to expand blockchain-driven developments.…

Indian IT Giant Tech Mahindra and Local Gov’t Launch Blockchain Accelerator

Tech Mahindra, the IT subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group, is launching a blockchain accelerator together with the government of…

IRS Invites Cryptocurrency Advocates to March Summit

With the 2019 tax season upon us, the IRS is leaving nothing off the table. Cryptocurrency holders are looking for…

Trump’s Proposed Budget Snubs Blockchain, Crypto in Crosshairs of Security Service

Earlier this week, the word “cryptocurrency” made it to the text of one of the United States government’s most consequential…

Coinbase Pitches Crypto As a Solution for Racial Inequality in Finance

To mark Black History Month, Coinbase has launched an advertising campaign with the pitch that cryptocurrencies can help tackle racial…

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