Venezuela’s Maduro Is Running Out Of Time. So Is His Petro

By CCN: The petro token, one of the last financial schemes crafted by Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, will likely fall by the wayside like his regime if the uprising against him is successful. This is the corrupt, illegitimate Maduro Regime. pic.twitter.com/79sFbYrzOp — The White House (@WhiteHouse) April 30, 2019 In a move that caught many […]

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Coinbase Custody Now Supports Mainnet KIN Tokens

Coinbase Custody announced immediate support for the mainnet iteration of the KIN token today, April 30, 2019.   As Cointelegraph previously reported, KIN is a cryptocurrency created by Canadian organization Kik Interactive of Kik Messenger fame. The token was originally developed on the Ethereum and Stellar networks and now operates on its own blockchain (a […]

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Ripple Surges After Nasdaq Adds XRP Liquidity Index, Will Growing Adoption Propel It Higher?

Over the past several months many cryptocurrencies have incurred relatively large gains that have put a significant amount of distance between their current prices and their 2018 lows. But much to the chagrin of investors, Ripple (XRP) has not been one of these cryptos, as it has remained relatively stable around the $0.30 region. Today, […]

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JPMorgan Exec Joins Blockchain Gold-Trading Firm Tradewind as CEO

Tradewind, a blockchain-powered marketplace for precious metals, has hired a senior executive from JPMorgan to be the startup’s first-ever CEO. Michael Albanese, most recently the global head of collateral management at the New York-based megabank, has over 20 years of experience at major financial institutions and will be helping the startup expand its product offering […]

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Bernie Sanders Shows His True Colors in Avengers-Fueled Disney Diss

By CCN: Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders is having a slight beef with the Disney entertainment company after ‘Avengers: Endgame’ earned approximately $1.2 billion in its opening weekend. In a recent message on Twitter, the 2020 presidential hopeful criticized the film and television conglomerate for paying its CEO Bob Iger a salary of $65.6 million, roughly […]

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Crypto Community Reacts to Tether Admitting USDT Not Fully Backed

According to the company behind it, stablecoin USDT is not fully backed by fiat currency deposits. It was revealed today that the controversial crypto asset firm Tether only holds around 74 percent of the total value of USDT’s current circulating supply. Tether and the crypto exchange Bitfinex are currently defending allegations from the New York […]

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Two Charged With Running ‘Shadow Banking’ Service for Crypto Exchanges

The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it has hit two individuals with bank fraud charges in connection to a system for depositing funds to cryptocurrency exchanges. In a statement, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York alleged that Reginald Fowler of Arizona and Ravid Yosef, said to live in Tel Aviv, […]

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