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Fidelity Investments' crypto arm makes first push into Europe

Fidelity Investments' crypto arm makes first push into Europe

The cryptocurrency arm of Fidelity Investments, one of the world’s largest investment managers, has launched its first foray into Europe, opening a new front in efforts to drag digital money into mainstream investing.

14 JANUARY 2020

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Bitcoin UTXO growth hits new all-time high, but what does it mean?

Bitcoin UTXO growth hits new all-time high, but what does it mean?

The Bitcoin (BTC) record is showing one indicator of extreme growth this year – the count of Unspent Transaction Outputs, or UTXO. This growth points to several potential explanations.

2 JANUARY 2020

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Crypto exchange Kraken acquires Circle's once mighty OTC desk

Crypto exchange Kraken acquires Circle's once mighty OTC desk

Circle, the Boston-based cryptocurrency firm, has sold its once-mighty over-the-counter (OTC) trading (OTC) operation to Kraken.

18 DECEMBER 2019

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FoPay Bought AliExchange for 1 Million FOIN

FoPay Bought AliExchange for 1 Million FOIN

Cryptocurrency Wallet service provider, FoPay announced today that it has acquired Cryptocurrency Exchange, AliExchange in a deal worth 1 million FOIN. FOIN’s 30 days average price is approximately USD2,100, making this acquisition valued at about 2.1 Billion USD.

16 DECEMBER 2019

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What Charles Schwab buying TD Ameritrade means for crypto

What Charles Schwab buying TD Ameritrade means for crypto

Charles Schwab’s acquisition of TD Ameritrade is expected to shake up the brokerage and custody industry. But it has implications for crypto as well.

30 NOVEMBER 2019

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Charles Schwab said to be in talks to buy crypto-friendly discount broker TD Ameritrade

Charles Schwab said to be in talks to buy crypto-friendly discount broker TD Ameritrade

Charles Schwab, the biggest investment brokerage firm in the U.S. with over $3 trillion in assets under management, is reportedly in discussions to buy rival TD Ameritrade.

21 NOVEMBER 2019

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Roger Ver's Bitcoin.com acquires Japanese blockchain development startup O3 Labs

Roger Ver's Bitcoin.com acquires Japanese blockchain development startup O3 Labs

Bitcoin.com, the firm backed by cryptocurrency investor Roger Ver, today announced that it has acquired Japanese blockchain development startup O3 Labs. The two firms did not disclose the price of the acquisition.

21 OCTOBER 2019

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Binance and Polychain Are Funding a Crypto-Friendly Bank in Malta

Binance and Polychain Are Funding a Crypto-Friendly Bank in Malta

To some, Malta-native Paula Pandolfino may seem like a walking contradiction: bitcoiner and banker.

2 OCTOBER 2019

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OTC crypto trader Genesis makes its first acquisition, Qu Capital, to strengthen trading technology

OTC crypto trader Genesis makes its first acquisition, Qu Capital, to strengthen trading technology

Genesis Global Trading, an institutional over-the-counter (OTC) cryptocurrency trading firm, has made its first-ever acquisition, according to an announcement Thursday.

19 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Coinbase has sealed the acquisition of Xapo’s institutional custody service for $55 million

Coinbase has sealed the acquisition of Xapo’s institutional custody service for $55 million

Coinbase has acquired Xapo's institutional custody business for $55 million, completing a deal that The Block first reported was ongoing in May. With the acquisition, the exchange now has over $7 billion in digital assets under custody, per a company blog post.

16 AUGUST 2019

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GoTenna Partners With Blockstream Satellite to Make Using Bitcoin Without an Internet Connection Simpler

GoTenna Partners With Blockstream Satellite to Make Using Bitcoin Without an Internet Connection Simpler

Sending bitcoin transactions without an internet connection just got a little bit easier.

12 MAY 2019

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Disney might buy Bitstamp: why the corporations would need it
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Disney might buy Bitstamp: why the corporations would need it

The Walt Disney Company has become seriously interested in the crypto industry. In addition to its blockchain project, the corporation keeps its eye on the Bitstamp crypto exchange, as well as on the Korean trading platform Korbit.

5 MAY 2019

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Animoca Brands Partners with Formula 1 for a Blockchain Game

Animoca Brands Partners with Formula 1 for a Blockchain Game

Animoca Brands has signed an agreement with Formula 1® to publish a blockchain-powered game based on the world-renowned F1® racing series.

31 MARCH 2019

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TechCrunch Founder’s Crypto Fund Tops $100 Million, Completes First Acquisition

TechCrunch Founder’s Crypto Fund Tops $100 Million, Completes First Acquisition

One of Arrington XRP Capital’s largest limited partners (LPs) has injected a fresh $30 million into the digital asset firm, according to its founder Michael Arrington.

28 MARCH 2019

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Thinking of Buying a Home with Bitcoin? In Turkey You Now Can.
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Thinking of Buying a Home with Bitcoin? In Turkey You Now Can.

Despite the loss in the value of over 80% in the crypto markets in the past year, data from Statista indicates that the number of cryptocurrency wallet owners has increased 32% and reached 31 million by the end of 2018. Widely used in many industries including automotive, travel and informatics, cryptocurrency has also become widespread in the real estate sector.

5 MARCH 2019

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New York Times: Facebook Reportedly Shopping ‘Facebook Coin’ to Crypto Exchanges

New York Times: Facebook Reportedly Shopping ‘Facebook Coin’ to Crypto Exchanges

Facebook is “hoping to succeed where Bitcoin failed” with its highly secretive cryptocurrency project, a New York Times (NYT) article published today, Feb. 28, argues.

28 FEBRUARY 2019

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Coinbase Acquires Blockchain-Tracking Startup Neutrino for Undisclosed Price

Coinbase has acquired blockchain analytics startup Neutrino as part of a wider push to offer more diverse crypto assets across borders.

19 FEBRUARY 2019

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More Than 30% of BTC Traffic Stems from the Veriblock Project

Over the last few weeks, a blockchain project called Veriblock whose protocol piggybacks off the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network has sparked debate. More than a quarter of BTC’s transaction numbers stem from the Veriblock system and the project has been criticized for using the blockchain in this manner.

18 FEBRUARY 2019

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Despite Crypto Depression, M&A Deals Set New Record

As the cumulative market cap for cryptocurrencies dropped from an all-time high of $813 billion in 2018 to just $130 billion at the end of the year, the industry was quietly consolidating at a historic rate.

13 FEBRUARY 2019

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Airbnb Co-Founder Backs $22 Million Funding for Crypto Dealer SFOX

A cryptocurrency dealer setting out to provide trading services for institutional investors has closed a Series A funding round of $22.7 million.

16 AUGUST 2018

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