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Uber’s Largest Shareholder Softbank Denies Deal With Bitmain, Other Investments Uncertain

An official from Softbank has denied their involvement in the investment deal with Bitcoin (BTC) mining behemoth Bitmain that was reported last week by both crypto and mainstream media sources. As previously reported, Bitmain had allegedly sealed a pre-Initial Public Offering (IPO) financing deal which had brought its valuation to $15 billion. Both Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent and Japan’s SoftBank ...

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US Federal Court Denies Motion to Remand Against Ripple

The U.S. District Court, Northern District of California has ruled to deny a motion to remand against Ripple, its subsidiary XRP II, and Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse, according to an official document issued Aug. 10. The original lawsuit was first initiated by XRP investor Ryan Coffey in a San Francisco court on May 3, 2018, claiming that he lost $551.89 ...

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Report: Facebook Denies Partnership With Stellar

Facebook has reportedly denied entering into talks with cryptocurrency firm Stellar (XLM), Cheddar reported August 10. Earlier today, Business insider reported that Facebook and Stellar had been considering a potential partnership to build a Facebook variant of a Stellar blockchain. A Facebook spokesman reportedly told Cheddar that the company is “not engaged in any discussions with Stellar, and we are ...

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Crypto Daily News | Barclays Denies Cryptocurrency Projects & BTC ATMs

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover Barclays’ denial of any form of cryptocurrency projects, the number of Bitcoin (BTC) ATMs currently distributed around the world, and Ethereum Classic’s status on Coinbase Pro. Crypto Daily News: August 7th, 2018 Barclays’ Crypto Denial Large UK-based bank Barclays has just denied that it is working on any cryptocurrency products. Business ...

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‘Unhackable’ Wallet Bitfi Denies It Has Been Hacked

In July, cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Bitfi’s executive chairman, John McAfee, claimed that Bitfi was “the world’s first unhackable device,” urging security experts to breach its security for a $100,000 bounty. Since then, a number of reports emerged that suggested Bitfi is not, in fact, “unhackable,” only to be dismissed by the wallet service as well as McAfee himself, steadily ...

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Barclays Denies Crypto Products as Staff Removes ‘Digital Asset Project’ LinkedIn Info

UK-based bank Barclays has denied it is working on cryptocurrency products despite two employees removing LinkedIn evidence they were doing so after receiving mainstream media attention, Business Insider reports August 6. According to Business Insider, Matthieu Jobbe Duval and Chris Tyrer, whom Barclays confirmed worked for the bank, had listed cryptocurrency-related duties on their LinkedIn profiles. Duval had written he ...

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Another Fake Partnership as Samsung Denies CopPay Crypto Payments Deal

On July 20 reports circulated that a partnership between electronics giant Samsung and Lithuanian crypto payment and blockchain startup CopPay was in the works. The deal was set to make it possible for Samsung customers in three Baltic states — Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania — to pay for in-store purchases with cryptocurrencies. In surprising news, it appears as though the collaboration could ...

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Japanese Minister Denies Association with Cryptocurrency Firm Under Investigation

Seiko Noda, Japan’s internal affairs minister, denied having an interest in a cryptocurrency company under investigation and interfering in that investigation, according to a report in Asahi Shimbun. As a Cabinet minister, Noda could be accused of trying to influence a government investigation. Noda acknowledged that one of her aides was present at a meeting on Jan. 30 during which a ...

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Internal Affairs Minister Denies Involvement in Crypto-Related Gov’t Investigation

Japan’s Internal affairs minister Seiko Noda has denied her involvement in a government investigation into the operation of a non-registered cryptocurrency exchange, local news outlet the Asahi Shimbun reported July 19. In January, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) reportedly suspected a Tokyo-based company of violating the law by operating a non-registered cryptocurrency exchange. The FSA requested a written response to ...

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