Bitstamp Enlists Onfido to Improve New Customer Onboarding

Bitstamp Enlists Onfido to Improve New Customer Onboarding

The digital currency exchange Bitstamp has chosen Onfido’s identity verification engine to onboard new customers.  Onfido provides a full-stack identity verification platform, which will assist Bitstamp in processing its large amount of new customer si…

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Coinbase to Integrate SegWit by February

Coinbase to Integrate SegWit by February

Coinbase, the world’s largest cryptocurrency brokerage, wallet, and exchange which also operates GDAX, the Global Digital Asset Exchange, has officially announced that it will complete the integration of Segregated Witness (SegWit) in the coming weeks….

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Coinbase to Integrate SegWit by February

Coinbase to Integrate SegWit by February

Coinbase, the world’s largest cryptocurrency brokerage, wallet, and exchange which also operates GDAX, the Global Digital Asset Exchange, has officially announced that it will complete the integration of Segregated Witness (SegWit) in the coming weeks….

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Credit Card Companies are Disallowing Users From Purchasing Cryptocurrencies

Credit Card Companies are Disallowing Users From Purchasing Cryptocurrencies

Major credit card issuers and financial service providers Citigroup, Discover, JPMorgan Chase, and Bank of America are disallowing their clients from purchasing cryptocurrencies with credit cards. This week, in an official statement provided to Bloombe…

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Japan’s Biggest Chat App Line Applies For Cryptocurrency Exchange License

Japan’s Biggest Chat App Line Applies For Cryptocurrency Exchange License

Line Corporation, a leading Internet company in Japan and the operator of the country’s biggest messaging app Line, is looking to launch its very own cryptocurrency exchange service and has applied for a license with the Japan’s financial r…

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Prominent VC: Robinhood and TT Integrating Bitcoin is “A Big Deal”

Prominent VC: Robinhood and TT Integrating Bitcoin is “A Big Deal”

Spencer Bogart, a prominent venture capitalist and a partner at Blockchain Capital, stated that the integration of bitcoin from Robinhood and TT is a big deal. This week, Trading Technologies International Inc, better known as TT, has added Coinbase in…

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Nasdaq CEO: ‘We Are Investigating the Idea of a Bitcoin Futures Contract’

Nasdaq CEO: ‘We Are Investigating the Idea of a Bitcoin Futures Contract’

The CEO of Nasdaq has revealed that it is looking into how it can offer digital currency futures that are different to Cboe and CME offerings. Speaking to CNBC, Adena Friedman, the chief of the stock exchange, said that Nasdaq was ‘investigating the id…

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Japanese Bitcoin Exchange BitFlyer Wins EU License

Japanese Bitcoin Exchange BitFlyer Wins EU License

Japanese bitcoin exchange BitFlyer has announced its launch into Europe after being granted a payment institution license to operate in the European Union (EU). BitFlyer has become the first bitcoin exchange in the world to be regulated in Japan, the U…

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South Korea Cryptocurrency Ban FUD Has Shown Importance of Decentralized Exchanges

South Korea Cryptocurrency Ban FUD Has Shown Importance of Decentralized Exchanges

Recently, the news of a South Korea cryptocurrency trading ban, which was ultimately refuted by the country’s government and the Blue House, the executive office of President Moon Jae-in, caused markets to rapidly decline.  Cryptocurrency investors and…

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Shutdown Unrealistic: South Korean Finance Official

Cryptocurrency Exchange Shutdown Unrealistic: South Korean Finance Official

On January 18th the chairman of South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission Kim Sang-jo stated during a radio show that shutting down cryptocurrency exchanges is not realistic. During the interview, chairman Kim went as far as to say that banning cryptocurrenc…

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