• US Senator Launches Investigation Into ‘How Cryptocurrencies Facilitate Cybercrimes’

    A U.S. senator has launched an investigation into the rise of ransomware attacks as well as how cryptocurrencies facilitate cybercrimes. “The investigation will also look into current oversight efforts and regulations related to virtual currencies,” the senator explained. Investigation Into Crypto’s Use in Cybercrimes U.S. Senator Gary Peters announced last week a bipartisan “investigation into […]

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  • Number of Cryptocurrency ATM Locations Soars Past 24K Worldwide

    The number of cryptocurrency ATMs has surpassed 24,000 globally. Out of 75 countries with crypto ATMs, the U.S. tops the list with the most locations. 24K+ Cryptocurrency ATMs Worldwide The number of cryptocurrency ATMs has exceeded 24,000 globally, according to the crypto ATM tracking website Coinatmradar. At the time of writing, the total number of […]

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  • Crypto Companies Establish Presence, Hire Talent in Ireland

    With a friendly attitude towards financial innovation, the Republic of Ireland has become a desired destination for fintech businesses that need unimpeded access to the common European market. Cryptocurrency companies have been opening offices in the EU member state with some well-known players now looking to hire local talent. Major Crypto Companies Set Up European […]

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  • Namibia Central Bank to Complete Crypto Study By April 2022 — Governor Says Current Laws Do not Permit Use of Digital Assets

    The Bank of Namibia (BON) is on course to complete its study into cryptocurrencies by April 2022, the central bank governor, Johannes Gawaxab recently confirmed. The governor however reiterated that cryptocurrencies are not legal tender as there is currently no provision for digital currency use in the country’s laws. Although Gawaxab did acknowledge that cryptocurrencies […]

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  • Coinbase, Executives, Investors Hit With Lawsuit Over Nasdaq Listing

    A class-action lawsuit has been filed against cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, its executives, and investors over the company’s direct listing on Nasdaq. “According to the complaint, the registration statement and prospectus used to effectuate the company’s offering were false and misleading,” the lawsuit alleges. Class Action Lawsuit Against Coinbase Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP announced Friday […]

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  • 81 Countries Are Now Exploring Central Bank Digital Currencies — 5 CBDCs Fully Launched

    Eighty-one countries are now exploring central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), according to a new tracker. This number is 46 more countries than the number in May last year. In addition, five countries have fully launched their own digital currencies. 81 Central Banks Explore Launching Own Digital Currencies The Atlantic Council’s Geoeconomics Center unveiled a new […]

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  • This Year’s Gallup Poll Findings Suggest 6% of US Investors Own Bitcoin

    Young U.S. investors are more interested in bitcoin investments than they were three years ago, according to a poll stemming from the Gallup Investor Optimism Index. This year’s poll surveyed 1,037 participants and findings suggest 6% of American investors own bitcoin. American Bitcoin Investors Increase by 4% in 3 Years The American survey and analytics […]

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  • A Deeper Look Into The Pirate Bay’s Mysterious ‘Piratetoken’ Soft Launch

    In mid-May, the popular and perhaps the largest torrent tracker on the internet, The Pirate Bay, mysteriously revealed a new cryptocurrency called piratetoken (TPB). The token has seen a 20% gain in 30 days and following the quiet launch, the torrent tracker’s website explained that the new piratetoken is a soft launch for a myriad […]

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  • Irish Banks Hail EU’s ‘Radical’ Anti-Money Laundering Push

    Banks in Ireland have welcomed an upcoming reform of the European Union’s anti-money laundering regulations that will affect the crypto space. The Irish banking industry organization voiced support for the changes aimed at disrupting illicit transactions at the union level while calling them “radical.” New AML Body to Weed Out Suspicious Transactions in the EU, […]

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  • Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support

    The senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, Mike McGlone, has been long on bitcoin for a while now and he said last month that bitcoin has a “bullish ace up its sleeve.” This week the strategist’s analysis notes that bitcoin prices will likely revert toward the $60K handle in contrast to the $20K support range. […]

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