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Why Google is Removing All Bitcoin Mining Apps on the Play Store

In its latest move against cryptocurrencies, Google announced its plans to remove all bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining apps from the Play Store. The decision comes just months after banning Chrome extensions that mine cryptocurrency. Google announced the decision to ban crypto-mining apps on the Play Store’s developer policy page, saying, “We don’t allow apps that mine cryptocurrency on devices. We permit ...

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Google Play Store Removes Mining Apps from Offerings

Google just nixed any app that mines cryptocurrencies from its Play Store. With a recent update to the store’s policies, the tech monolith rewrote its stance on cryptocurrency apps. We don’t allow apps that mine cryptocurrency on devices. We permit apps that remotely manage the mining of cryptocurrency. As the latter half of the policy indicates, other mining applications, such ...

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Google Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Apps from Play Store

After banning cryptocurrency mining extensions from its Chrome Store earlier in the year, Google has now outlawed apps on its Play Store that engage in similar activity. In a new update to its developer policies, the tech giant has indicated that apps which are used to mine cryptocurrencies will be prohibited henceforth. However, the Mountain View, California-based tech firm made ...

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Japan May Play Leading Role in G20’s Crypto Regulatory Stance

Despite gaining legitimacy in the eyes of many more individuals across the world, cryptocurrencies are still a contested topic within regulatory circles, especially with the regulatory bodies of developed countries. FSB: Crypto Assets Don’t Pose A Risk To Global Financial Stability The Financial Stability Board (FSB) recently released a report highlighting cryptocurrencies or “crypto-assets” as the board likes to call them.  The ...

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Litecoin Price: The Push to $80 is Still in Play

It appears yesterday’s positive cryptocurrency momentum is spilling over to today. Although there aren’t any notable change in this regard, all top currencies remain in the green over the past 24 hours. This is especially good news for the Litecoin price, as the altcoin marches toward $80. Litecoin Price Momentum Remains in Place It is evident the current cryptocurrency momentum ...

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‘Hedge Fund King’ and ‘Billions’ Inspiration Steve Cohen Makes Cryptocurrency Play

Steve Cohen has become the latest billionaire to make a sizable bet on the future of the nascent cryptocurrency industry. Billionaire ‘Hedge Fund King’ Makes Cryptocurrency Play Fortune reports that the Wall Street icon, nicknamed the “hedge fund king” and the inspiration for popular Showtime series “Billions,” has invested in Autonomous Partners, a cryptocurrency hedge fund that holds both cryptocurrencies ...

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Dutch ETF Giant Makes Crypto Play Despite Regulator’s Disapproval

Flow Traders NV, the largest European exchange-traded fund (ETF) trader has entered the crypto market, despite public warnings from the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) urging consumers to stay away from cryptocurrency trading. Based in Amsterdam, the Dutch speed trader has its eyes on the first ever exchange-traded notes (ETN) based on bitcoin and ether. According to Swedish ...

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Goldman Sachs Plots Major Crypto Play

Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs is getting more serious about launching a full-scale cryptocurrency trading operation. Speaking with Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs COO David Solomon said that the firm is holding internal discussions about offering more cryptocurrency trading services in response to client demand. “We are clearing some futures around Bitcoin, talking about doing some other activities there, but it’s going ...

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