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Swiss Crypto Bank Startup Expects to Receive Banking, Securities Dealer License in 2019

The CEO of Swiss startup SEBA Crypto AG said in an interview that five “large asset managers” from both Germany and abroad have shown interest in their cryptocurrency bank, Swiss financial media outlet Cash reports Nov. 12.Back in September, the company had raised $103 million to set up a bank offering cryptocurrency-related services. At the […]
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Younger Germans More Inclined to Invest in Cryptocurrencies

More than a quarter of younger Germans is ready to buy cryptocurrencies, according to a recent poll by the German Consumer Centers of Hesse and Saxony published Monday, Nov. 5.Consumer Centers are non-profit, government-backed agencies organized at state level unions. They focus on consumer protection in addition to providing advisory services.The centers of two German […]
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Poloniex Revised Terms of Use, Shutters Services in Several Countries

With a revision to the popular exchange’s terms of use, users from a handful of jurisdictions will have their access to Poloniex shuttered.According to an October 18, 2018, update, “the websites and the services offered by Poloniex (as defined below) are NOT addressed to persons who have their registered office or place of residence in […]
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German Central Bank and Deutsche Boerse Successfully Complete Blockchain Settlement Trial

The central bank of Germany, Deutsche Bundesbank, and securities marketplace organizer Deutsche Boerse (DB) have successfully completed the trial of a blockchain solution in the settlements area, DB’s report reveals Thursday, Oct. 25.According to the report, the trial of blockchain based settlement technology research, or Blockbaster, started in 2016.The main point of the joint research […]
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Elon Musk Wants Advice on Twitter Crypto Scammers, the US SEC Wants Comments on BTC ETFs

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekJapanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif Hacked Of Reported 5,966 BitcoinsAs a […]
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What Is the Most Crypto-Friendly Travel Destination?

Backed with continuing adoption, crypto holidays have become a reality. At this point, flights and hotels all around the world can be booked with Bitcoin (BTC). Still, some cities are more ready to accept your BTC — and major altcoins — than others, depending on the local infrastructure and crypto-related policies.According to data from Coinmap, […]
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Deutsche Börse Establishes Centrally-Steered Unit Dedicated to Blockchain, Crypto Assets

Germany’s joint stock company Deutsche Börse (DB) has established a dedicated unit for blockchain and crypto assets, Finextra reported September 3.The newly established “DLT, Crypto Assets and New Market Structures” unit will comprise a 24-person team led by Jens Hachmeister, and will explore the disruptive potential the technology could have for financial markets infrastructure, as […]
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