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Winklevoss Twins: Crypto Firms Need More Rules

One-half of the Winklevoss twins, Cameron Winklevoss has clarified that cryptocurrency doesn’t actually need rules despite what it says on the Gemini advertising slogans. Instead, Cameron believes that it's the crypto companies that deal with the digital assets that need to be regulated more. Winklevoss’ comments come in light of the QuadrigaCX situation that occurred earlier in the year. The Winklevoss twins have been championing the ‘sanitisation’ of cryptocurrency. With their ‘fully regulated’ Gemini exchange, their goal is to change the negative image associated with the relatively new industry. Simultaneously, it isn’t a surprise that their ‘crypto needs rules’ poster...

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Did Ripple Bribe Coinbase?

The head of XRP markets at Ripple, Miguel Vias denied all allegations of paying off Coinbase to list the third largest cryptocurrency on their exchange. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, Ripple’s native token XRP has been listed on Coinbase Pro. Soon after it was listed, rumours surfaced that suggested Ripple had bought their way onto the platform as it quickly became clear that the XRP token was breaking one of the regulations that are required to get onto the exchange. The response followed a series of bribery accusations which was aimed at Coinbase...

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Binance Coin Triples Its Value In Outstanding Performance

Something has happened with the crypto space over the past few weeks. Bitcoin surged over $4,000 but has since sunk back to its current price of $3,929. However, when it comes to Binance, the cryptocurrency boom seems to be well and truly alive. Binance is the biggest exchange for crypto and digital assets by trading volume and their cryptocurrency, Binance Coin is one of the hottest coins in the space right now. Over the past three months, the digital asset has more than tripled in value around the $15 mark which is a big improvement in comparison to the other...

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Mt. Gox CEO Gets Sentenced

Earlier this week we did an article that the former head of the Mt. Gox crypto exchange was to see jail time by today (15th March). The Tokyo District Court has now sentenced Mark Karpeles to two and a half years in prison, suspended for four years. Based in Japan, Mt. Gox was one of the biggest digital currency exchange operators across the globe. The French-born CEO of the exchange was given a suspended jail sentence for manipulating Mt. Gox’s Bitcoin trade data but acquitted of embezzlement and violating corporate law by committing an aggravated breach of trust. Prosecutors had...

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Stellar Gets Listed On Coinbase

As Coinbase recently added support for Ripple’s native token XRP, it has been announced that Stellar (XLM) is now available for trading on the Coinbase Pro platform. Coinbase state in their announcement that “support for XLM will be immediately available in Coinbase’s supported jurisdictions, with the exception of New York State. Additional jurisdictions may be added at a later date.” In a similar way to other listings, Stellar’s XLM launch on the platform will go through four initial stages. This namely transfers only which is the original deposit for the first twelve hours. The post-only mode will only last for...

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