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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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The United Arab Emirates chase crypto and blockchain adoption

For a long time, the United Arab Emirates has been one of the most progressive crypto countries in the world. For example, government-owned licensing firm Kiklabb allows clients to pay for their visa and trade license fees via various digital assets to the Dubai Financial Services Authority, which announced its decision to work on a […]

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The United Arab Emirates chase crypto and blockchain adoption

For a long time, the United Arab Emirates has been one of the most progressive crypto countries in the world. For example, government-owned licensing firm Kiklabb allows clients to pay for their visa and trade license fees via various digital assets to the Dubai Financial Services Authority, which announced its decision to work on a […]

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Indian banks put crypto traders’ accounts under the microscope

Cryptocurrency traders and investors in India are among the latest casualties in an increasing trend of personal account closures by global banking operations. India’s parliament is currently contemplating a nation-wide crypto ban which local industry critics, such as former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan have compared to “banning the internet for five years.” The Economic Times […]

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Congress worries crypto used to fund domestic terrorism, Capitol insurrection

A U.S. Congress subcommittee is investigating if domestic extremists are turning to cryptocurrency as a source of funds for their activities. On Feb. 25, the Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy will hold a hearing titled “Dollars Against Democracy: Domestic Terrorist Financing in the Aftermath of Insurrection.” A committee memorandum ahead of […]

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Cointelegraph Consulting: Research outlines how DeFi can merge with traditional finance

Whilst public adoption of crypto assets is increasing, the global regulations continue to progress and recognise decentralized technologies as a suitable infrastructure for the dematerialisation of securities. In Luxembourg, the country that is second in the world in terms of assets under management, the country’s regulator adopted a bill that explicitly recognised the possibility of […]

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India’s Warren Buffet says Bitcoin hangover will be worse than the party

The billionaire investor known as India’s Warren Buffet, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, has voiced his support for India’s impending cryptocurrency ban, warning that the hangover from Bitcoin (BTC) mania will be worse than the party itself. Jhunjhunwala, speaking on CNBC’s Street Signs Asia segment on Feb. 23, said the Bitcoin party was one he’d rather not attend: […]

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Swedish regulators warn consumers against crypto as markets tumble

Sweden’s financial regulator, Finansinspektionen, or FI, has issued a fresh warning to retail traders about the high risks and low consumer protections associated with crypto-related investments. In an announcement published on Feb. 22, the regulator wrote that while it had already issued a warning regarding the risks associated with Bitcoin (BTC) trading, it was publishing […]

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Cointelegraph launches Markets Pro crypto intelligence platform, powered by The TIE

Cointelegraph Markets Pro, a data platform designed to level the playing field for cryptocurrency market participants, is now available to the public following a successful live testing period. The platform, which has been in development for a year, is the result of exhaustive analysis of the crypto markets and the key drivers of asset price […]

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