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Russia’s Largest Bank Buys Commercial Bonds on a Blockchain

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The investment and corporate banking arm of Sberbank and telecom giant MTS have laid claim to conducting Russia’s first commercial bond transaction using blockchain technology. In an announcement, MTS revealed it had placed commercial bonds worth RUB 750 million (approx. $12 million) on a proprietary blockchain ...

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Coinbase Buys Earn.com, Gaining Top Talent in the Process

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is buying Earn.com, a social network that allows users to earn digital currency by replying to emails and completing small tasks online. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong made the announcement in a blog post today, April 16, 2018. In addition to welcoming the entire Earn.com team, Coinbase has made Earn.com co-founder and CEO Balaji Srinivasan its first CTO. ...

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Coinbase Buys Earn.com in Largest-Ever Acquisition

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Coinbase has officially embarked on a shopping spree. The San Francisco-based company on Monday announced its second buyout in less than a week, revealing that it had acquired fellow cryptocurrency startup Earn.com, confirming months-long rumors that the two companies were quietly holding such discussions. Terms of ...

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Australian Authorities Charge Woman Over Darkweb Bitcoin Drug Buys

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Australian federal authorities have pinned multiple charges on a 32-year-old Brisbane woman for purchasing illicit drugs from the United Kingdom, using bitcoin. ‘People shouldn’t assume the dark web is invisible to Australian agencies’ warned Australian Border Force (ABF) Queensland regional commander Terry Price while announcing details ...

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Japan’s Finance Giant SBI Buys 40% Of Taiwanese Crypto… | News

Japanese financial services group SBI Holdings has bought 40% of Taiwanese cryptocurrency hardware wallet company CoolBitX, according to a press release published March 2. In the latest venture in SBI’s increasing involvement with both the cryptocurrency and Blockchain industries, the finance giant made an undisclosed investment which transferred almost half of CoolBitX to its ownership. CoolBitX currently manufacturers CoolWallet as ...

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Coinbase: BTC Buys And Sells Issue Resolved, Bitcoin P… | News

Digital currency exchange and wallet service Coinbase has resolved the issue of intermittent availability for BTC buys and sells, the platform reported today, Feb. 28 at 08:24 PST. It took the Coinbase maintenance crew almost seven hours to investigate and fix the issue where one of their processes was “causing Bitcoin buys and sells to become temporarily unavailable”. The platform ...

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Coinbase: Bitcoin Buys And Sells ‘Intermittently Avail… | News

Crypto exchange and wallet service Coinbase reported today at 1:53 a.m. PST, about five hours ago to press time, that Bitcoin (BTC) buys and sells are “intermittently available”. The notice on Coinbase’s status site states: “A recurring issue with one of our processes is causing Bitcoin buys and sells to become temporarily unavailable. Our team is investigating and working to ...

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Poloniex Exchange | Circle Inc Buys Crypto Exchange

A few weeks ago, the Modern Consensus website published an article saying that a negotiation between Poloniex and Circle had been concluded. Many rushed to describe it as Fake News due to the lack of confirmation from the involved parties and even an apparent denial according to consultations made by journalists. But, it seems that Poloniex exchange has been acquired by ...

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Circle Buys Poloniex | Could it be the Bitcoin Bank of the Future?

Financial services firm Circle have today announced that they are purchasing cryptocurrency trading platform Poloniex. Though price details were not included in Circle’s official statement, a Fortune report puts the cost at a whopping $400 million. It also raises Circle’s profile as a cryptocurrency exchange, putting it on the heels of leading platforms Coinbase, Bittrex, and Kraken. Backed by venture ...

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Laszslo Hanyecz Buys two Pizzas Using the Lightning Network

Bitcoin Pizza Day is an unofficial holiday among cryptocurrency enthusiasts. It marks the birthday of the moment on which Laszlo Hanyecz paid 10,000 BTC for two large pizzas. It seems Hanyecz is still keeping a close eye on Bitcoin as of right now. He recently used the Lightning Network to buy two pizzas with Bitcoin at more normal prices. Laszlo ...

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