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Financial Firm Offers ‘Almost Instantaneous’ Loans Up to $30,000 With Crypto as Collateral

February 19, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

A financial company is giving crypto holders the opportunity to take out cash loans while using their digital assets as collateral. YouHodler — whose name is inspired by the term “HODL” — says its product […]

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Major Spanish Bank BBVA Issues $40 Million Green Bond Based on Blockchain Platform

February 19, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

Spain’s second largest bank, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), has announced the launch of the first blockchain-backed platform for structured green bonds. The news was announced in a press release published on Feb. 19. BBVA […]

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South Korean Capital’s $1 Billion Startup Fund Will Include Blockchain Firms

February 19, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

The government of South Korea’s capital city has committed to invest 1.2 trillion won ($1.07 billion) by 2022 via an investment fund for startups, including those working with fintech and blockchain. The Seoul Metropolitan Government […]

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Coinbase Acquires Blockchain-Tracking Startup Neutrino for Undisclosed Price

February 19, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

Coinbase has acquired blockchain analytics startup Neutrino as part of a wider push to offer more diverse crypto assets across borders. “This is particularly important as we work with regulators and agencies in different countries […]

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Report: Coinbase-Supported Bitcoin Debit Card to Shut Operations in April

February 18, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

The Shift Bitcoin (BTC) debit card, which allows United States cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase users to spend BTC using a Visa debit card, is reportedly shutting down its operations. The development was posted to Reddit on […]

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Ethereum Client Parity’s Afri Schoeden Quits Social Media Amid Community Infighting

February 18, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

Afri Schoeden, release manager at blockchain infrastructure firm Parity Technologies, has withdrawn from social media amid a spate of infighting in the Ethereum (ETH) community. In a tweet posted on Feb. 17, Schoeden stated that […]

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Indonesia Passes Rules for Trading of Cryptocurrency Futures

February 18, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

An Indonesian financial watchdog has set out new regulations for the trading of crypto assets on futures exchanges in the country. The Commodity Futures Trading Regulatory Agency (Bappebti), an agency under Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade, […]

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Bitcoin Price Passes $3,700 to Hit One-Month High

February 18, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

View Bitcoin jumped to one-month highs earlier today, validating the falling wedge breakout seen in the 4-hour chart on Friday. The outlook as per the daily chart remains neutral, as the cryptocurrency is still trapped […]