NYDFS: Why We Rejected Bittrex’s Application for a BitLicense

Bittrex is not telling the full story about its BitLicense denial, a New York Department of Financial Services official writes.

Bloomberg: Institutional Crypto Trading Platform Bakkt May Seek New York BitLicense

Bakkt, the intercontinental Exchange-lead institutional cryptocurrency trading platform, could reportedly acquire a New York BitLicense to launch its bitcoin futures

MakerDAO Voters Divided on How Much to Hike Fee for DAI Stablecoin

MakerDAO token holders approved a 3 percent fee increase on the programmatic loan system issuing DAI tokens. Yet token holders appear to be more divided on how high of an increase is warranted for the MakerDAO system.

PR: MoneyToken Launches VIP Services for Big Crypto Investors

MoneyToken Launches VIP Services for Big Crypto InvestorsSome great news today for all crypto-holders and investors: top crypto-lending platform MoneyToken has just released a unique VIP Customer Service Program for major asset holders and institutions.

MoneyToken’s VIP clients gain exclusive access to their own Personal Manager who will provide them with a 24/7 high-quality service and access to a list of benefits not found anywhere in the crypto lending world.

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Crypto Startups Barred from Indian Central Bank Fintech Sandbox

The Reserve Bank of India is setting up a regulatory sandbox for fintech startups – but crypto projects are excluded.

Ledger and Nomura’s Crypto Custody Launch May Be Delayed to 2020

Ledger's crypto custody venture with Japanese bank Nomura may take longer than expected to launch, the startup's president said.

PayPal Aims to Prevent Crypto Ransomware Attacks With New Patent

Online payment giant PayPal won a U.S. patent to protect users from losing access to their data due to a crypto ransomware attack

Sportsbet.io Integrates Litecoin and Expands Cryptocurrency Options

April 2019, Tallinn, Estonia – Following popular demand, leading multi-currency sportsbook, Sportsbet.io has integrated Litecoin, further enhancing its payment capabilities. Players can now deposit, play, win, and withdraw in Litecoin, added to the already vast variety of other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, SOC coin, as well as 11 traditional fiat currencies. After reviewing feedback from various player forums, the Sportsbet development team noticed a growing demand for Litecoin. In line with the Coingaming Group’s main goal to offer a fun, fast, and fair experience with full accessibility to all its customers, the team quickly delivered and now boasts an even wider variety of currency options.

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Darwinos Burger Joint Hosts Colombia’s Second Point of Sale and Crypto ATM

Three months, ago news.Bitcoin.com reported on Panda Exchange launching a hybrid point-of-sale (PoS) and cryptocurrency ATM in Bogotá, Colombia. Since then, the Panda team has also helped Athena Bitcoin install a crypto ATM in Cúcuta, Colombia to serve as a crypto gateway for Venezuelans. On April 17, Panda announced the installation of its second digital […]

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Ethereum Price Surpasses $170 as Upward Trend Continues

TheMerkle Ethereum wallets ERC20When looking across the different cryptocurrency markets, it quickly becomes apparent there will be some positive momentum affecting a lot of different markets. The Ethereum price makes for an interesting example in this regard, as it is still going strong without any real setbacks. Sustaining a value of over $170 will be difficult, but one never knows what the coming hours may bring. Ethereum Price Momentum Remains Intact In the world of cryptocurrencies, tokens, and assets, it would appear there is a lot of interesting momentum to contend with as of right now. While Bitcoin notes very small gains first

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Bitcoin Fees Jump to Nearly 1-Year Highs – But Why?

The average fees required to send a bitcoin transaction are on the rise again, hitting their highest level in nearly a year in early April.

US SEC and FINRA to Discuss Digital Assets at Joint Broker-Dealer Meeting in June

U.S. financial regulators SEC and FINRA will discuss digital currencies at a broker-dealer meeting in June