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Coinbase Looks to Add Support for Telegram and 16 Other Digital Assets

News San Francisco-based crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has announced the support for Telegram and 16 additional digital assets. Coinbase adds support for 17 digital assetsOn Sept. 19, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced that it is considering the addition of a range of new as..

Zuckerberg Continues Tour of DC With Unproductive Meeting With Senator

News Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is continuing to meet policymakers in Washington, D.C. to discuss “future internet regulations” — most recently with Senator Josh Hawley. “A frank conversation”On the afternoon of Sept. 19, Sen. Hawley wrote on Twitter: “Just finished meeting with CEO Mark Zuckerb..

Bitcoin Owners Are Giving Away Altcoins to Support TOR Project

Follow up On the lighter side of things in the cryptosphere, some Bitcoin (BTC) owners have been donating altcoins to the TOR Project — a nonprofit organization primarily responsible for running “The Onion Router.” For some Bitcoiners, the trend is a way of killing two birds with one stone — suppo..

Iran Considers New System of Annual Registration for Crypto Miners

News As part of ongoing maneuvers to legitimize the industry, Iran’s cabinet is looking into a proposal to register cryptocurrency miners on a year-to-year basis. The proposalAccording to documents reported by Coindesk on Sept. 19, a draft proposal to register crypto mining operations is currently..

Zuckerberg Dines With US Democrats Concerned Over Facebook’s Libra

News Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg had dinner with a handful of United States lawmakers, where he was met with intense scrutiny of Facebook’s proposed Libra stablecoin project. Zuckerberg grilled by Democratic lawmakersAccording to an article by the Washington Post, on Sept. 19, the Democratic Senato..

Binance to Launch Fiat-to-Crypto OTC for Chinese Yuan in October

News Cryptocurrency giant Binance plans to roll out its over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform for Chinese yuan in October. Chinese market targetsYi He, Binance co-founder and chief marketing officer (CMO) announced the news at a media session on Sept. 17, as Binance confirmed to Cointelegraph on..

Former Overstock CEO Sells His Entire 13% Stake in the Firm for $90M

News Former Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has sold his 13% stake in the firm for $90 million to move to gold and crypto trading. Byrne sells his entire Overstock stake in 3 daysByrne, who resigned from Overstock on Aug. 22, cashed out nearly 4.8 million Overstock (OSTK) shares, which accounts for mo..

New Bitcoin Wallet-Focused Trojan Uncovered by Security Researchers

News A new Remote Access Trojan (RAT) malware that steals Bitcoin (BTC) wallet data has been discovered by security researchers, according to a Sept. 12 report from Zscaler ThreatLabZ. The RAT, dubbed InnfiRAT, is designed to perform a wide range of tasks on the infected machines, including speci..

Korea: Opposition Party Boasts Pro-Crypto Policy in Contrast to Gov’t

News South Korea's main opposition party, the Liberty Korea Party (LKP), is poised to unveil its policy for cryptocurrencies and crypto exchanges. As Cointelegraph Korea reported on Sept. 19, the LKP’s stance appears to be more radical and pro-innovation than that of the current government, n..

All 7-Eleven Stores Across the Philippines Now Sell Bitcoin

News Cryptocurrency investment app Abra starts selling crypto for cash in all 7-Eleven stores across the Philippines with a new partnership with payment processor ECPay. Crypto in 6,000 outlets in the PhilippinesAbra announced on Sept. 18 that the partnership will bring crypto to 6,000 retail outl..

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