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Robinhood CEO: It’s ‘Very Foolish’ to Rule Out Bitcoin

More than 1 million people signed up to trade cryptocurrencies in the days after mobile trading app Robinhood first announced the feature, co-CEO Vlad Tenev said at CB Insights' Future...

Trump Official Argues for ‘Sweet Spot’ in Crypto Regulation

The U.S. government needs to find the "sweet spot" in its oversight of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said on Wednesday. Speaking at...

Another Celebrity Enters the Crypto Market – Crypto Currency News

Akon launches Akoin: To add to the list of celebrities that have been entering the cryptocurrency market, singer Akon has announced that he has launched his own cryptocurrency called Akoin. Akon...

Leftover Euros Can Now Be Exchanged for Crypto at Schipol Airport! – Crypto Currency...

We all know it can be a pain to exchange foreign currency, but Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport is trying to help people avoid that hassle. Travellers going through Schipol Airport will...

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Halts Withdrawals After $31 Million Hack

Bithumb, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea by trading volume, is halting deposit and withdrawal services after hackers stole 35 billion won ($31 million) from the platform. The...

$800 Million ICON’s Token Swap Is Launching Within 24 Hours

The countdown has begun for smart contracts protocol ICON's June 20 token swap. On Wednesday, investors will swap their ethereum-based ICX tokens, used for project fundraising, for coins on a live...

Central Banks Will Jump-Start the Decentralization of Money

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated...

Metropolitan Bank Is Handling Millions for Crypto Clients (And It Wants More)

To most banks in the U.S., cryptocurrency businesses are pariahs. To Metropolitan Commercial Bank, they're "pioneers." At least, that's how the New York financial institution's chief technology officer, Nick Rosenberg, describes...

IBM Partners With Mediaocean on Blockchain Solution for Ad Industry – Crypto Currency News

IBM partners with Mediaocean: IBM’s technology arm, IBM iX, and the advertising software company Mediaocean have partnered to create a blockchain solution and consortium for the advertising industry. IBM Partners with...