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Facebook Coin Rumors Continue to Circulate

There have been Facebook coin rumors for months in the crypto community and today, the New York Times stirred them up again. According to the New York Times report, Facebook is currently working on its own digital currency to integrate into its messaging services. Facebook Coin Rumors A few months ago, Bloomberg released an article about Facebook developing its own stablecoin to be used on its WhatsApp messaging app. This was the start of the rumor mill, although many have discussed in the past the potential of the advertising giant adopting…

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Russia Crypto Adoption | President Putin Orders Crypto Regulations

According to a document published on the Russian President’s official website, Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian Government to adopt cryptocurrency regulations by July 1st this year. The move will help Russia crypto adoption. Setting the deadline, the Russian President has ordered the body to enforce crypto-related regulation for the digital assets industry. Russia Crypto Adoption The transcript reads the following: “Federal laws aimed at the development of the digital economy, including determining the procedure for conducting civil law transactions in electronic form, as well as regulating digital financial assets…

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Apple’s Steve Wozniak Says Bitcoin has “Massive Value Creation”

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has spoken out about Bitcoin in a revelation that many would consider bullish in sentiment. Wozniak, in an interview with Bloomberg, has said of the coin that “we’ve seen massive value creation.” He also puts most of the market volatility down to fear-mongering and psychology. Apple’s Steve Wozniak The co-founder of Apple has always spoken highly of the coin and once said it would become the world’s single currency. The interviewer challenged him on this view asking him if he still had the same opinion considering “we’ve…

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Could Consumers Use the JPM Coin One Day? Maybe

JPMorgan Chase held their annual investor day yesterday. The company’s CEO, Jamie Dimon, was involved in a question-and-answer session and answered a few questions about the bank’s latest venture, the JPM Coin. The world’s first bank coin was originally meant for cross-border remittances, but it seems the bank may have other ideas for it down the road. JPM Coin for Consumer Use? During his Q&A session, Dimon explained that he believes the coin could be used in various sectors of the financial industry. “JP Morgan Coin could be internal, could…

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Supports COSMEE and Other Crypto Projects

It says a lot for cryptocurrency everywhere that one of the biggest phone brands in the world has added support for digital assets in its latest release. Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 series has done just that, with a built-in wallet function for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and two other altcoins. Samsung Galaxy S10 Supports Crypto A Samsung official unveiled the phone’s new features at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain yesterday. The phone has been created with “various crypto and blockchain related projects” as standard on the device. It presented COSMEE, a…

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JPM Coin Launches | JPMorgan Launches First US Bank Cryptocurrency

The first digital currency created by a major US bank is finally here! This morning, CNBC was first to report that JPMorgan Chase has officially launched its own cryptocurrency. The first JPM Coin trial is set to launch in just a few months. JPM Coin Makes Trial Debut JPMorgan Chase moves more than $6 trillion around the world a day and soon the company will test its new JPM coin. The bank’s new digital currency will be tested to settle payments between its clients. JPMorgan’s trial will start small but it’s…

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A New Financial Standard and Monetary System

HomePress ReleaseAnchor: A New Financial Standard and Monetary System Anchor, a New Financial Standard and Monetary System for Preserving and Enhancing the Value of Investor Holdings Anchor is a two-token stable currency system pegged to a financial index that safeguards investments against economic volatility, inflation and market speculation. Anchor AG, a financial services holding company, introduces Anchor, a dual-token stable currency that is pegged to a proprietary Monetary Measurement Unit (MMU), which calculates the value and growth of the global economy with validated data, including the real GDP, from more…

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Ripple Feeling Pressure? Brad Garlinghouse Speaks Out About JPM Coin

Ripple’s CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, has finally responded to JPMorgan’s recent announcement of its new JPM Coin. Is Ripple feeling the pressure or just annoyed with a bank adopting a similar system? Let’s find out. As predicted, banks are changing their tune on crypto. But this JPM project misses the point – introducing a closed network today is like launching AOL after Netscape’s IPO. 2 years later, and bank coins still aren’t the answer https://t.co/39EAiSJwAz https://t.co/e7t7iz7h21 — Brad Garlinghouse (@bgarlinghouse) February 14, 2019 Ripple CEO Responds to JPM Coin News Long…

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Coinbase Pro FINALLY Adds Ripple and XRP Gets a Boost

It’s official, Coinbase Pro has officially added Ripple (XRP) to its platform—finally! The US-based cryptocurrency exchange announced the news via its blog and social media platforms yesterday. It seems that Coinbase is no longer waiting for the US Securities and Exchange Commission to make a decision on if XRP qualifies as an unregistered security or not. Cryptocurrency investors have been waiting for this move for many years. When XRP?? Now! XRP/USD, XRP/EUR, and XRP/BTC order books will soon enter transfer-only mode, accepting inbound transfers of XRP in supported regions. Orders…

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Coinbase Wallet Expanding with New Support for Bitcoin Cash

The US’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider, Coinbase, announced earlier that it now has added support for Bitcoin Cash to its Coinbase Wallet. The company made the announcement in a press release published yesterday. Coinbase Wallet Adds Support for Bitcoin Cash According to the Coinbase Wallet, the new update is set to roll out in a few weeks: “The new Wallet update with Bitcoin Cash support will roll out to all users on iOS and Android over the next few weeks.” Coinbase Wallet The Coinbase Wallet is an upgraded…

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