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Newegg Adds Bitcoin Payment Option to 73 More Countries

News California-based online retail store Newegg expanded Bitcoin (BTC) payment options to customers in 73 more countries. Bitcoin payment remains unavailable in six out of over 80 Newegg-served countriesFollowing the announcement, Newegg customers can now purchase its products with Bitcoin (BTC) ..

Esports Platform With 260,000 Users Offers ‘Thrilling Live Fantasy Games’

Sponsored An esports platform with a working product on the Ethereum mainnet says it is tackling the centralized nature of the online betting industry by enabling users to place wagers with their friends and family instead of old-fashioned bookmakers. Hero says it has amassed more than 260,000 reg..

Blockchain Gaming Platform Refereum Brings Crypto Payouts to PUBG

News United States blockchain-based rewards and marketing company Refereum has announced a partnership with a South Korean online games developer and publisher to expand its in-game rewards scheme. 8 million players to gain access to tokensIn a press release shared with Cointelegraph and subseque..

Germany: Crypto Businesses will Require a BaFin License Next Year

News Starting next year, new Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations will require German cryptocurrency businesses to hold a Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)-issued license, Cointelegraph Deutschland reported on July 24. Possible innovation obstructionPer the report, the new regulat..

Indian Supreme Court Sets New Date to Hear Crypto Case

The Indian supreme court has set a new date to hear the crypto case that was originally scheduled to be heard on July 23. The court is expected to address the writ petitions against the RBI banking restriction as well as the government’s report and the recently released draft crypto bill. Also read..

Civic, BitGo to Release New Wallet for Crypto and Identity Data

News Decentralized identity startup Civic and blockchain security firm BitGo plan to launch a new wallet using BitGo’s multisig technology in Q4 2019. In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 23, the two firms revealed that the forthcoming “Civic Wallet” will host hold both cryptocurre..

Bitcoin Back to Four Figures as Market Veers to the Red

Market Update Wednesday, July 24 -- Bitcoin (BTC) has dipped back below the $10,000 mark as the crypto markets are seeing near-total red.Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Having clung to its five-figure price point in recent days, a 3.2% drop on the day has brought BTC down to around $9.740 ..

US Senate to Hold Debate on Crypto, Blockchain Regulatory Frameworks

News The United States Senate Banking Committee is set to hold a broader debate on crypto and blockchain regulatory frameworks next week. An official committee announcement indicates the hearing — entitled “Examining Regulatory Frameworks for Digital Currencies and Blockchain” — will take place on..

Prominent Nigerian Politician Calls for Legal Framework for Cryptocurrencies

News Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, has called for a substantive legal framework for cryptocurrencies in the country. According to a report by Nigerian news daily Daily Post on July 23, Gbajabiamila wants the country to develop clear regulations for digita..

New York State Digital Currency Task Force Appoints New Members

News Legislators from the New York State Assembly have appointed six members to the New York State Digital Currency Task Force. In a video announcement on July 22, Assembly member Clyde Vanel announced six appointments to the group, which is tasked with investigating and making regulatory recommen..

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