Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinsquare To Add Credit Card Payment Method

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinsquare To Add Credit Card Payment Method

A new partnership between Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare and payment firm Processing.com will provide Coinsquare customers with new online payments functionalities. These will soon be able to buy cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ether, …

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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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Japan’s Financial Regulator Begins On-Site Inspections Of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Japan’s Financial Regulator Begins On-Site Inspections Of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Japan’s financial regulator said on Friday that it has begun on-site inspections of cryptocurrency exchanges following the hack of Coincheck last month. After the late-January theft, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) requested cryptocurrency ex…

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Japan’s Financial Regulator Begins On-Site Inspections Of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Japan’s Financial Regulator Begins On-Site Inspections Of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Japan’s financial regulator said on Friday that it has begun on-site inspections of cryptocurrency exchanges following the hack of Coincheck last month. After the late-January theft, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) requested cryptocurrency ex…

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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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South Korea Finance Minister Says No Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Ban

South Korea Finance Minister Says No Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Ban

Although it has been made clear by the South Korean government on several occasions that a ban on bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading will not be imposed, parts of the market have remained bearish, still concerned about the possibility of a ban in the l…

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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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Major South Korean E-Commerce Firm’s Integration of Cryptocurrencies Will Fuel Adoption

Major South Korean E-Commerce Firm’s Integration of Cryptocurrencies Will Fuel Adoption

WeMakePrice, one of South Korea’s largest e-commerce platforms, will integrate 12 cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, Ripple, Qtum, and Bitcoin Cash to its existing payment application, to allow its consumers to pay for products using cr…

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South Korea’s Government is Reportedly Planning to Hit Cryptocurrency Exchanges with Tax Bills

South Korea’s Government is Reportedly Planning to Hit Cryptocurrency Exchanges with Tax Bills

South Korea’s government is reportedly hitting the country’s digital currency exchanges with tax demands in a bid to control the market. According to the Yonhap News Agency, South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges will be required to pay 22 percent of co…

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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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