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Blockchain data platform Chainalysis has published its 2021 Cryptocurrency Adoption Index, which ranks 154 countries by crypto adoption. According to the firm, global crypto adoption has grown by over 2,300% since Q3 2019 and over 881% in the last year. New Global Cryptocurrency Adoption Index On Wednesday, Chainalysis published aRead More →

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The Shenzhen office of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has reportedly set out to correct the business activities of about a dozen companies allegedly engaged in cryptocurrency transactions. According to Chinese media, the entities have been targeted in a crackdown on crypto trading in the city. People’s Bank ofRead More →

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Lloyds Banking Group, the British parent company of Lloyds Bank, is currently hiring a “digital currency [and] innovation senior manager,” according to a recent job listing posted to BYP Network. Lloyds is one of the largest financial services firms in the world with close to $500 billion assets under managementRead More →

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The Chinese multinational technology giant, Alibaba Group, has launched a non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace. According to regional reports, the Alibaba NFT platform not only provides customers with the ability to purchase and sell NFTs, but the marketplace also allows people to license and sell intellectual property (IP), as it isRead More →

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Samsung, the Korean tech giant, has decided to participate in a central bank digital currency (CBDC) program that is being carried out by the Bank of Korea. The company will be testing the feasibility of using these new instruments in its lineup of Galaxy phones, specifically assessing the possibility ofRead More →

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PRESS RELEASE. BitMart has listed $LEOS, the utility token powering the Leonicorn Swap platform. Based on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) ecosystem, the $LEOS token is also available on the PancakeSwap decentralized exchange. $LEOS is the native token from the Leonicorn Swap, a decentralized exchange (DEX) created to solve theRead More →

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On August 5, the Mi Store in Portugal announced that it was accepting cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, ethereum, tether, and dash. At the time, the Mi Store Portugal said it was working with the blockchain payments company Utrust in order to be more “inclusive.” However, the Mi Store parent company XiaomiRead More →

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British detectives have seized $22.25 million from operators of an international cryptocurrency scam. Among the items seized was a USB stick containing ethereum worth $9.5 million. The police are now attempting to contact the victims of this scam to return their funds. UK Police Seize Crypto in USB Stick TheRead More →

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Kucoin, one of the leading crypto exchanges, suffered a hacking incident in 2020 where over $250 million was stolen. However, immediately after the hacking was reported, Kucoin began cooperating with various players from the crypto industry. This cooperation ultimately led to the recovery of a large chunk of the stolenRead More →

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The U.S. Senate has passed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill with a crypto reporting requirement provision that has been described as “unworkable.” Senator Ted Cruz warned: “This infrastructure bill has in it a portion that is designed to obliterate crypto. That would be a tragic mistake.” Senate Passes Infrastructure BillRead More →