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Crypto on-ramp hits Opera browser following Simplex integration

1087 Total views 16 Total shares Listen to article News Users of the Opera browser will now be able to purchase cryptocurrencies from directly within the web application following a partnership with Simplex. Founded in 2014, Simplex is an European Union-licensed fintech company that provides access to over 50 cryptocurrencies, and a principal member of […]

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Total estimated crypto users worldwide tops 100 million, survey finds

Crypto exchange and debit card provider Crypto.com has published a new report estimating that the total number of crypto users globally rose from 66 million in May 2020 to 106 million by January. Given the complexity of mapping unique crypto wallet addresses onto the number of persons, Crypto.com’s methodology combines on-chain data with several blended […]

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Sam Bankman-Fried: The crypto whale who wants to give billions away

Like many people in crypto, Sam Bankman-Fried is in it for the money. As the founder of quant trading firm Alameda Research, exchange FTX and DeFi protocol Serum, the curly haired 28-year-old has amassed a $10 billion fortune in just three years in the industry. Unlike most people in crypto though, he’s building up a […]

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Total estimated crypto users worldwide tops 100 million, survey finds

Crypto exchange and debit card provider Crypto.com has published a new report estimating that the total number of crypto users globally rose from 66 million in May 2020 to 106 million by January. Given the complexity of mapping unique crypto wallet addresses onto the number of persons, Crypto.com’s methodology combines on-chain data with several blended […]

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India’s largest crypto exchange adopts decentralized Unstoppable Domains

India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Unocoin, has adopted the blockchain-based Unstoppable Domains, which simplifies crypto transactions by turning blockchain addresses into human-readable web URLs. Announced on Wednesday, the partnership between Unocoin and Unstoppable Domains — both funded by Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper — is expected to reduce remittance costs and simplify the transaction process for […]

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Thai SEC consults public on crypto investor income rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand has launched a public consultation on proposed cryptocurrency investor qualification rules. According to an official announcement Thursday, the Thai SEC is now seeking public comments on proposed qualifications for crypto investors including certain income and trading experience requirements. As part of the initiative, the Thai SEC is planning […]

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More Aussies invest in cryptocurrency than in gold and silver: Survey

A survey of more than 2000 Australian investors has found that cryptocurrency is a more popular investment than gold and silver — but it still has a long way to go to catch up to shares. The poll, conducted on behalf of BTC Markets over the month of February, found that 12.6% of Aussie investors […]

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One of Switzerland’s leading banks now offers crypto trading

Bordier & Cie, a Swiss financial institution operating for more than 170 years, has announced a partnership with digital asset bank Sygnum to allow its customers to purchase crypto assets. The integration with Sygnum’s business-to-business banking platform allows Bordier’s clients to purchase Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Tezos (XTZ). The announcement describes […]

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Belarus government explores potential move into crypto mining

1020 Total views 9 Total shares Listen to article News The Belarus state is studying the cryptocurrency industry for a potential move into mining digital coins like Bitcoin (BTC). The Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Belarus officially announced Friday that it is actively exploring the pros and cons of cryptocurrency mining. Minister Viktor […]

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