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ICON Partners with LINE | More Customers to Join ICX Blockchain?

ICON partners with LINE in a move that could bring as many as 200 million users to the ICX blockchain. Will ICON (ICX) begin to grow as a result? ICON Partners with LINE The 19th largest cryptocurrency is working with Japan’s biggest social media messaging app to develop dApps on the ICX blockchain, reports CCN. The LINE messaging app has over ...

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Market Direction Depends on Next Price Line …

Over the last few weeks, bitcoin has had its fair share of ups and downs. The volatility has chopped up many of the public bulls and bears alike as the market has struggled to find a consistent direction for more than a couple of weeks at a time. The market is currently in an interesting space as many macro trends ...

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Expected Next In Line Fed President Claims Bitcoin Doesn’t Pass Test for a Currency

The current head of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank has become the latest to speak out against bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, claiming that they don’t pass the test for a currency. Cryptocurrencies Fail Test Speaking during a speech on Friday, John Williams, named to take over from William Dudley as the New York Federal Reserve president in June, argued that ‘cryptocurrency ...

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Vietnam Responds to Crypto Scam With Calls For a Harder Line on Digital Currencies

Earlier today, officials in Vietnam called for greater scrutiny against those investing or making transactions using cryptocurrencies. Statements from the Prime Minister follow what could be the largest case of fraud involving digital currencies in the nation. Despite Illegality, Vietnamese Investors Fall Victim to Massive ICO Scams The Prime Minister of Vietnam addressed various government and financial bodies in a ...

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Bank Servicing Coinone And Bithumb Among 3 In Line For Inspection

South Korean regulator the Financial Services Commission (FSC) said it would inspect three domestic banks servicing cryptocurrency exchanges to check compliance April 9. A statement confirms the banks will undergo inspections April 19 – 25, with regulators looking to ensure they are conforming to new anti-anonymity regulations introduced at the end of January this year. Cointelegraph previously reported on the ...

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Tokyo-Based Chat Giant Line Launches Blockchain Affiliate in South Korea

Line Plus, the mobile platform subsidiary of Japan’s most popular messaging app Line, launched its Blockchain affiliate, Unblock, in South Korea on April 2. Unblock is tasked with integrating Blockchain technologies into Line’s cross-market system. Line is reported to have over 214 mln active users, with 30 mln in Japan already using its mobile payment service, Line Pay. “The establishment ...

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Line Subsidiary’s Blockchain Venture Tackles the South Korean Market

Blockchain technology has made its mark on the technology industry. Dozens of companies are exploring the new opportunities presented by this revolutionary concept. Line Plus, the subsidiary of the Line chat giant, is forming a new blockchain subsidiary. Unblock is mainly aimed at the South Korean market, at least for now. Line Sees Merit in Blockchain This new approach by ...

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US: Georgia Next State In Line To Accept Crypto For Ta… | News

The US state of Georgia is the next state in line to possibly accept cryptocurrencies as a valid form of payment for state taxes and licenses, according to a bill introduced on Feb. 21. Senate Bill 464, introduced by Republican state senators, Joshua McKoon and Michael Williams, proposes that “[t]he commissioner shall accept as valid payment for taxes and license fees ...

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Ripple (XRP) and Stellar (XLM) Race to the Finish Line

After a rough start to the week, crypto markets are in the green today. Ripple (XRP) and Stellar (XLM) have long been competitive and today their growth is pretty close. Which coin will win the race and experience the greatest growth for the day? On Monday, China announced that it would be blocking all websites related to cryptocurrencies. Many coins ...

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Bitcoin Price Dives Below $9,700 as India Hints at Hard Line on Crypto Usage

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Bitcoin price dove below $9,700 on Thursday following reports that India may take a hard line against cryptocurrency usage to combat its use in “illegitimate” enterprises. As CCN reported, Arun Jaitley, India’s finance minister, criticized cryptocurrencies during a speech before the country’s parliament. Jaitley, who was ostensibly ...

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