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Quadriga Exchange: The Plot Thickens

There are hundreds of crypto wallets out there which contain millions of dollars worth of digital currency which was emptied months before the QuadrigaCX exchange’s founder sadly passed away. An investigation is currently underway. The 30-year-old founder of the online crypto exchange site was reported to have died in December and unfortunately took the passwords of the wallets to the grave with him. It is estimated that the wallets contain around $137m. The multinational professional service that is Ernst & Young has conducted an investigation into the matter and has found that the wallets were emptied months before Gerald Cotten...

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Bakkt To Integrate BTC Payments In Starbucks Stores

According to a new report, there is “significant equity” being held by Starbucks in the upcoming crypto platform Bakkt. Starbucks is one of the biggest companies in the world which specialises in providing the everyday businessman to coffee and snacks. The firm has now earned its shares as part of a mutually beneficial agreement. Starbucks will be getting ready to install Bakkt’s payment software in its stores, which customers can use to pay with cryptocurrency. The digital assets will be instantly converted to fiat, in order to keep cryptocurrencies off of Starbucks’ history. In terms of the amount of equity...

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Looking For A Decentralized Exchange With Centralized Exchange Benefits? - X-Hive

The DEX with the transaction environment that allows up to 40 million TPS.Decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges have been increasing rapidly since 2018.The benefits of Decentralized Exchange (DEX) are well known; everything is managed on the blockchain, it can be used rather safely and it is difficult to be attacked by outsiders. However, the downside to decentralized exchanges includes slower transaction speed and usability compared to centralized exchanges (CEX). For those who are looking for a DEX with benefits of CEX, X-Hive is the exchange to look out for in 2019. X-Hive, a cryptocurrency exchange platform scheduled to be registered in Singapore,...

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Are Coinbase Getting Ready To Peel Out XRP?

Recently, Ripple’s native token XRP found its way on to the Coinbase Pro platform. Shortly after it was announced on 26th February that the token would be getting a listing on the platform, the token makes some decent gains of around ten percent, when you consider the impact of the bear's ruthless grip on the market. The listing was very exciting for a lot of XRP enthusiasts as well as well as the XRP team but it didn’t take long for the rest of the community to start to find loopholes that could consequently lead to the delisting of the...

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Coinbase CEO Claims Neutrino Team Will Be Asked To Leave

The CEO and co-founder at Coinbase, Brian Armstrong announced on 4th March that employees of Neutrino, who had previously worked at the controversial computer surveillance software company in Italy, Hacking Team would be asked to leave the US crypto exchange. Recap But before we get into it, let’s have a quick recap at Armstrong’s decision on this story. On 19th February, the US cryptocurrency exchange announced that it had "acquired Neutrino, a blockchain intelligence platform." The Engineering director at Coinbase, Varun Srinivasan explained in a blog post his reasoning behind the acquisition. "Blockchain intelligence is increasingly important in the crypto...

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