Author: Emily Mason, Contributor

Despite Regulatory Scrutiny Of Stablecoins, Mastercard Joins Visa In Offering Crypto-Friendly Payment Services

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POLAND – 2020/01/03: In this photo illustration a Visa credit card and Mastercard debit cards are … [+] seen displayed. (Photo Illustration by Karol Serewis/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Electronic payments company Mastercard is streamlining Read More

As Bitcoin Prices Slide Amid A Market Slowdown, Crypto-Charged Robinhood Seeks $32 Billion IPO Valuation

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Photo by: STRF/STAR MAX/IPx 2021 2/26/21 Robinhood plans to file for an initial public offering … [+] (IPO) as early as March. STAR MAX Photo: Robinhood logo photographed off an iphone SE 2020. STRF/STAR MAX/IPx Investing platform Robinhood expects to Read More

Tokenized Apple, Tesla And Coinbase? Why Binance Is Bowing Out.

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Zhao Changpeng, chief executive officer of Binance, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview … [+] in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. The world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange keeps getting bigger. Binance.com is adding “a couple of million” registered users Read More

PayPal Increases Bitcoin Purchase Limit To $100,000 Per Week

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UKRAINE – 2021/04/30: In this photo illustration, PayPal logo is seen displayed on a smartphone … [+] screen in front of cryptocurrency signs. (Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Payments giant PayPal Read More

Ethereum-Based NFT Platform Is Said To Get $532 Million In Funding Led By Softbank, Largest Round In Crypto History

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BARCELONA, SPAIN – AUGUST 04: Antoine Griezmann of FC Barcelona waves to the crowd prior to the Joan … [+] Gamper trophy friendly match at Nou Camp between FC Barcelona and Arsenal on August 04, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo Read More

Grayscale’s Bitcoin And Ethereum Heavy Digital Large Cap Fund Registers With The SEC

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Pile of silver bitcoins. Creative background. Economy concept. 3D Rendering getty On Monday digital currency asset manager Grayscale Investments’ Digital Large Cap (GDLC) fund officially became the third Grayscale product to transition into a Securities and Exchange Commission reporting company. Read More

Billionaires Peter Thiel And Mike Novogratz Will Take Their Crypto Exchange Idea Public Via $9 Billion Thomas Farley SPAC

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NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 03: Partner at Founders Fund Peter Thiel participates in a panel discussion … [+] at the New York Times 2015 DealBook Conference at the Whitney Museum of American Art on November 3, 2015 in New Read More

South African Brothers Disappear, Along With $2.2 Billion Worth Of Bitcoin

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Cape Town South Africa (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam) ASSOCIATED PRESS Two brothers and founders of Cape Town-based cryptocurrency investment platform, Africrypt, have disappeared, potentially making off with $2.2 billion worth of their client’s bitcoin at current prices, according to a Read More

Travel Company Backed By World’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches Blockchain-Powered Airbnb Competitor

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Housing estate, UK, aerial view. (Photo by Phil Starling/Construction Photography/Avalon/Getty … [+] Images) Getty Images A travel booking site backed by the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, is preparing to launch a decentralized, blockchain-based competitor to Airbnb called Dtravel.  The Read More

Broadridge’s ‘Blockchain’ Platform Is Already Averaging $31 Billion In Daily Repo Volume

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Broadridge Broadridge Financial Solutions A new distributed-ledger technology (DLT) platform for the trillion-dollar global repurchase agreement (repo) market created by Long Island, N.Y.- based proxy communications giant, Broadridge BR Financial is already handling $31 billion worth of transactions daily, despite Read More

AARP Senior Policy Expert Warns Bitcoin Is ‘Not Appropriate For Retirement’ As Coinbase Offers Crypto To 401(k)s

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong is tapping into a new pool of customers by helping provide bitcoin for to certain retirement plans. Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Vanity Fair Getty Images for Vanity Fair Leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has partnered Read More