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Indian Exchange Unocoin Launches New Trading Platform with 15 Cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin News

Indian Exchange Unocoin Launches New Trading Platform with 15 Cryptocurrencies

Exchanges One of India’s major cryptocurrency exchanges, Unocoin, has announced the launch of its new trading platform, “featuring the whole set of tools for hardcore traders in the industry.” Fifteen cryptocurrencies can now be traded using its platforms. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Unocoin Launches Unodax Leading Indian cryptocurrency exchange Unocoin…

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BitLicense Approval Shines Fresh Light On New York-Crypto Relationship

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The recent approval of Genesis Global Trading’s BitLicense application has shone fresh light on New York State’s relationship with the cryptocurrency industry. Although New York is historically a business-friendly center and international financial hub, many industry players have criticized the regulatory requirements enforced by the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) through the…

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Forex Market Economic Calendar for Friday, June 1, 2018

Forex Market Economic Calendar for Friday, June 1, 2018

7 min read  The last trading session for this week and the first for the month of June for the forex market economic calendar has important US economic data, with the release of the US Nonfarm payrolls, the ISM Manufacturing data and the US Unemployment Rate which probably will move the US Dollar. There is…

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Mastercard Looks to Blockchain to Make Coupons Immutable – CoinDesk

Mastercard Looks to Blockchain to Make Coupons Immutable - CoinDesk

A new patent application from Mastercard suggests that the payments giant is eyeing blockchain as part of a way to verify the authenticity of consumer coupons. The application for a “Method and System for Authentication of Coupons via Blockchain” was published on May 31 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). It envisions utilizing…

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US Crypto Exchange Signs Agreement to Offer Fiat-Crypto Trading to Corporate Clients

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Seattle-based crypto exchange Bittrex has signed a banking agreement that will allow corporate investors to trade selected cryptocurrencies for fiat, Bloomberg reports today, May 31. Bittrex, which supports over 200 cryptocurrencies and reportedly has over 3 mln customers worldwide, will cooperate with New-York based Signature Bank to launch fiat trading for Bitcoin (BTC), Tether and…

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Apple Sides with Russian Govt, Restricts Telegram, Claims Pavel Durov – Bitcoin News

Apple Sides with Russian Govt, Restricts Telegram, Claims Pavel Durov

News If there’s a sacred line the crypto community insists shouldn’t be crossed, it’s Thou Shalt Never Cooperate with Government Prohibitions. Apple Inc., the world’s most valuable company, appears to have ventured into such territory, according to Telegram’s founder Pavel Durov. He claims the maker of iPhone, iPad, and other iconic hardware, is purposefully restricting…

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IMF Official: Central Banks Need to Compete With Crypto – CoinDesk

IMF Official: Central Banks Need to Compete With Crypto - CoinDesk

A deputy director for the International Monetary Fund’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department believes that central banks need to offer “better” fiat currencies in order to fend off any potential competition from cryptocurrencies. The suggestions came in an article published Thursday, penned by deputy director Dong He. In that article – which boasts the tagline “Crypto…

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Vermont Governor Signs Bill Clearing Way for Blockchain Companies – CoinDesk

Vermont Governor Signs Bill Clearing Way for Blockchain Companies - CoinDesk

Vermont’s governor has signed a bill allowing for the creation of so-called “blockchain-based limited liability companies,” public records show. CoinDesk reported in January that state lawmakers were weighing the measure, which at the time referred to “digital currency limited liability companies” and contained language indicating that such businesses – effectively running on a distributed blockchain…

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