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Crypto czar thinks startups should ask for permission, not forgiveness

Business 18 March 2019

Crypto czar thinks startups should ask for permission, not forgiveness

The U.S. securities regulator has been tightlipped about cryptocurrency regulation, but apparently, even stablecoins might come with their own concerns, according to SEC advisor for digital assets Valerie Szczepanik.

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Tether, the USD-pegged coin that’s no longer backed by USD

Business 15 March 2019

Tether, the USD-pegged coin that’s no longer backed by USD

Ever since it was first introduced, there have been questions about the legitimacy of the Tether (USDT) stablecoin.

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Facebook shopping its crypto to exchanges: report

Business 1 March 2019

Facebook shopping its crypto to exchanges: report

Facebook is preparing to introduce its stablecoin to its messaging services, according to reports.

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Brazilian investment bank to issue $15M security token offering

Business 22 February 2019

Brazilian investment bank to issue $15M security token offering

Banco BTG Pactual announced plans for the security token, which will be backed by distressed real estate.

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New regulations for Venezuela crypto scene amid civil strife

Business 5 February 2019

New regulations for Venezuela crypto scene amid civil strife

Venezula has revealed new requirements for exchange platforms and miners. Those businesses will now have to register with a superintend body of crypto-related activities, named Sunacrip, and adhere to new regulations.

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New stablecoin FreedomCoin to improve gun transactions

Tech 30 January 2019

New stablecoin FreedomCoin to improve gun transactions

GunBroker.com, the world’s largest gun marketplace, has introduced a new stablecoin as their new payment method, calling it FreedomCoin.

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Facebook to launch its own cryptocurrency

Tech 21 December 2018

Facebook to launch its own cryptocurrency

Facebook Inc. is reportedly planning to release its own cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, initially for facilitating money transfers.

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Basis stablecoin folds, will return $133M in investments

Business 14 December 2018

Basis stablecoin folds, will return $133M in investments

Basis, the heavily funded stablecoin, has confirmed rumors that it is to close, returning all of the funds to investors.

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Tether continues to lose market dominance

Business 7 December 2018

Tether continues to lose market dominance

Tether may currently be stable and may have seen its value return to be even with the US dollar, but this may not last long.

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Venezuela pushes for Petro as unit of measurement for oil

Business 13 November 2018

Venezuela pushes for Petro as unit of measurement for oil

Despite not having a stable economy upon which to build its national cryptocurrency, it is working diligently to have Petro seen as a viable cryptocurrency – although most indications are that it will never truly get off the ground.

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Tether’s new banking partner already in hot water

Business 8 November 2018

Tether’s new banking partner already in hot water

According to media outlet, Brazil’s Deltec Bank & Trust may have been involved in a large money-laundering scheme that involves a Brazilian government official.

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Russia Duma said to be considering launching stablecoin

Business 5 November 2018

Russia Duma said to be considering launching stablecoin

According to Russian media outlet, the state Duma’s Committee on Financial Markets announced that it is discussing creating a ruble-backed stablecoin in response to an increase in household debt.

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