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OKCoin Adds the Argentine Peso as It Eyes Expansion Into Latin America

Despite a prolonged cryptocurrency bear market and regulatory uncertainties, OKCoin, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, is expanding to Latin America launching a new exchange platform headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Already active in 110 countries and 21 U.S. states, OKCoin USA CEO Tim Byun told Bitcoin Magazine that he is not worried about market volatility as ...

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Top Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Circle’s USD Coin in Latest Stablecoin Support Move

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced it would list Circle’s USD-pegged stablecoin USD Coin (USDC) in a blog post Nov. 15, with deposits opening immediately. USDC, which the financial services company announced in May this year and released in September, is one of an increasing number of cryptocurrencies notionally tied 1:1 with a major fiat currency. Binance is not the first ...

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Korea’s KAIST University Adds Blockchain Application Courses to Curriculum

South Korea’s leading technology university, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), is working with Theta Labs, the first blockchain-based video delivery system, to introduce students to an entirely new set of coursework regarding the applications of blockchain technology.   “We’re kicking things off with a seminar at the electrical engineering school this Friday [the 16th] where we’ll be ...

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OKEx Adds Support for the Vietnamese Dong on Its Fiat-to-Crypto Platform

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has added the Vietnamese Dong (VND) on its Customer-to-Customer (C2C) trading system, enabling Vietnamese customers to exchange their fiat currency for tokens on the platform. The C2C platform was created by OKEx in 2017 as a peer-to-peer platform where users can buy and sell cryptocurrencies using fiat currencies. OKEx’s Head of Operations Andy Cheung noted that ...

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Coinfirm, Leading Blockchain Regtech Company, Adds Citigroup, KPMG, Publicis Groupe and SAP veterans to the Advisory Board

Global Citigroup Managing Director as well as ex-Global Sales Head at SAP among those who joined Coinfirm November 13, 2017 – Coinfirm, one of the leading companies operating around AML/CTF compliance and regtech in the blockchain space announced it has added deeper strength and experience to its ranks. The list of established advisory board members, working with the company for ...

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Coinfirm Receives Over 16k ETH in Token Sale and Adds Internationally Recognized Joey Garcia to Advisory Board

January 31, 2018 – Leading token sale advisory firm TokenMarket has supported Coinfirm, a global RegTech enterprise focused on anti-money laundering for Blockchain, to receive 16k ETH in its token sale for AMLT Tokens. Combined with its successful Token Sale, Coinfirm have also announced today it has added one of the industry’s most renowned lawyers, legal pioneer Joey Garcia. Garcia ...

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Law Firm Perkins Coie Adds Ex-CFTC Counsel to Dedicated Crypto, Blockchain Group

U.S. international law firm Perkins Coie (PC) announced it had hired a former counsel for the country’s commodities regulator to work in its blockchain practice in a press release Nov. 6. Kari Larsen, who previously worked at the Division of Enforcement of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), will now be based at PC’s Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency industry ...

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Blockchain.com Wallet Adds Stellar, Announces $125 Mln XLM Airdrop to ‘Drive Adoption’

Cryptocurrency wallet provider Blockchain.com has launched full support for altcoin Stellar (XLM), accompanied by a hefty airdrop of $125 million worth of XLM to its user base. The news was announced in an official blog post today, Nov. 6. Blockchain.com pitched the mammoth offering as “the largest airdrop in the history of crypto and likely the largest consumer giveaway ever,” ...

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EOS Rises 5% as Tokens Record Big Gains, Crypto Market Adds $2 Billion

Twitter Facebook Tokens and several major cryptocurrencies such as EOS have demonstrated strong short-term momentum over the last 24 hours, pushing the valuation of the crypto market to $206 billion. The volume of Bitcoin, which declined to the mid-$3 billion region, recovered to $4.2 billion, showing a clear increase in trading activity across major cryptocurrency exchanges. Affected by the increase ...

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