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Hodl Hodl Launches Exchange API

Hodl Hodl has launched the first part of the exchange’s API today, December 13, 2019. The new API release will allow any website or application to display offers from Hodl Hodl, best known for its peer-to-peer (P2P) structure that allows it to operate without holding user funds. This will help the bitcoin exchange’s offers to […]

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Echo Launches Bitcoin Sidechain, a Weighted Approach to More Functionality

In late November 2019, the Bitcoin-based DApp network Echo announced the launch of a Bitcoin sidechain on its blockchain testnet. It framed the release as a critical step in its mission to establish decentralized financial applications that leverage BTC as a native asset for lending, trading and more.  “The launch of the Bitcoin sidechain on […]

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Crypto Exchange UpBit’s Operator Launches Custody Service with Ledger

DXM, subsidiary of UpBit stakeholder Dunamu, works with crypto cybersecurity firm Ledger to launch an institutional crypto asset custody service. DXM, a financial services subsidiary of South Korean fintech firm Dunamu, has worked with crypto cybersecurity firm Ledger to launch an institutional crypto asset custody service. The partnership and the new custodian Industry news outlet […]

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GiveBitcoin.io launches app to send bitcoin (BTC) as time-locked gift

GiveBitcoin, a safe and easy way to give Bitcoin, officially launched today at GiveBitcoin.io. The service allows customers to give Bitcoins to friends and family, timelocks those gifts for a period of time, and teaches recipients about the world of Bitcoin. The goal is to turn recipients into “real Bitcoiners” by the time their gift […]

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Australia: DigitalX Launches Bitcoin Fund Seeded With $1.9M in BTC

Australian crypto firm DigitalX Ltd. is launching a Bitcoin fund, seeded with roughly $1.9 million of its own holdings in cryptocurrency. Australian crypto firm DigitalX Ltd. is launching a Bitcoin (BTC) fund, seeded with roughly $1.9 million of its own holdings in cryptocurrency. According to a news release published on Nov. 13, the new fund […]

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Bithumb Global Launches Native Token for Exchange Ecosystem

Bithumb plans to launch a native token on top of its namesake blockchain next year.

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Opera Launches Support for Bitcoin Payments on Its Android Browser

Popular web browser Opera has announced an integration that will allow users to transact and make payments in bitcoin directly through its Android browser. The new features are the finalization of a beta announced on July 10, 2019, which first allowed users to send and receive bitcoin (as well as TRON) from its Crypto Wallet […]

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BlockFi Launches Platform to Expose Institutional Investors to Cryptocurrency

BlockFi, a cryptocurrency lending startup, has launched BlockFi Institutional Services, a platform designed to give institutional investors such as market-makers, hedge funds, exchanges and family offices exposure to financing solutions for digital assets, according to a BitcoinMagazine report on October 17, 2019. Exposure Per the report, BlockFi intends to launch BlockFi Institutional Services, a new […]

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CoinShares, Blockchain Launches “Digital Gold” Token on Bitcoin Sidechain

A consortium of firms including CoinShares and Blockchain has launched a gold-backed token dubbed the “digital gold” (DGLD) token to be secured on the Bitcoin blockchain. In development for about two years, the DGLD network launched on October 15, 2019, with a supply reported to be backed by about $20 million worth of physical gold, […]

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B2C2 Launches New Gold Derivative Priced and Settled in Bitcoin

OTC trading platform B2C2 launches what it calls the first product for gold trading using Bitcoin for pricing and settlement. Over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform B2C2 has created what it calls the first product for gold trading using Bitcoin (BTC) for pricing and settlement. Macro players eye new BTC gold product Speaking to industry news outlet […]

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Germany’s No. 2 Exchange Launches Bitcoin Spot Trading

BSDEX is trading one pair — the bitcoin/euro — and will gradually open up to more retail and institutional investors.

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Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Launches Digital Assets Exchange Prototype

SIX has launched a pilot version of SDX, its exchange and central securities depository (CSD) for digital assets.

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Arab Bank launches much-awaited cryptocurrency services in Arab world

Arab Bank (Switzerland) has revealed its plans to launch suite of diverse cryptocurrency services in Arab world featuring Bitcoin brokerage and custody. Middle East is warming up to the crypto revolution and this is major news in the current scenario. Canton-of-Zug (Switzerland) based bank announced that it has responded to the growing call from local […]

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Croatia Launches First Physical Cryptocurrency POS Product

According to a press release from local newspaper Total Croatia News, Croatia is about to experience the very first crypto payment product which is fully regulated and compliant with local rules, September 16, 2019. A New Crypto POS Croatia is about witness its first crypto gateway product, the Adeo POS Cash Register. It is the very […]

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Non-Custodial Exchange KyberSwap Launches Fiat-to-Crypto Gateway

Non-custodial exchange KyberSwap has launched a fiat-to-crypto gateway in collaboration with cryptocurrency exchange Coindirect. Non-custodial exchange KyberSwap has launched fiat-to-crypto gateway in collaboration with cryptocurrency exchange Coindirect. According to a Sept. 13 blog post, KyberSwap’s users can now buy digital currencies directly with fiat currencies, taking into account that the exchange currently supports trading of […]

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Australian crypto exchange CoinJar launches new mobile app

Australian crypto exchange CoinJar launches new mobile app – CryptoNinjas Australian digital currency exchange company CoinJar has just announced the launch of its new mobile app. The new mobile-first CoinJar platform makes cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin easier than ever to be acquired by everyday Australians. “Our new app is designed for the […]

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DIGITAL GOLD Launches Stablecoin and Market-leading Solution for Secure and Private Gold Ownership

Coinspeaker DIGITAL GOLD Launches Stablecoin and Market-leading Solution for Secure and Private Gold Ownership The team of DIGITAL GOLD is happy to announce the new GOLD stablecoin. The company has developed a platform based on ERC20 token and smart-contract to represent gold. DIGITAL GOLD Launches Stablecoin and Market-leading Solution for Secure and Private Gold Ownership […]

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Bitrefill bitcoin gift card service launches for South Korea

Bitrefill bitcoin gift card service launches for South Korea – CryptoNinjas Bitrefill, the crypto-based gift card marketplace platform, announced that its expansion has now reached South Korea. Available now, Bitrefill has added 24 new gift cards for South Korean users. All of the gift card products can be purchased with Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, and […]

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Bitmain Launches Two New S17 Bitcoin ASIC Miners Today

Bitmain announced two new S17 series Bitcoin miners and a delivery delay compensation program. Leading mining Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) producer Bitmain announced two new S17 miners in a press release shared with Cointelegraph. The two new mining ASICs, namely the S17e and the T17e, will both be launched on Sept. 9. The company […]

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Boxing Champ Pacquiao Launches First Celebrity Cryptocurrency – Here’s How it Works

World Boxing champion and politician, Manny Pacquiao launched his cryptocurrency. The eight-time division world champion announced its launch at his free concert in Manila yesterday. Global Crypto Offering Exchange (GCOX) exchange will list the token. The Singapore-based exchange is a platform for celebrities to launch personalized tokens. Manny Pacquiao and former England and Real Madrid striker […]

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Bitwala Launches Mobile App for Bitcoin Banking

Bitwala, a blockchain banking service based in Germany, has launched a mobile application that lets users open a German bank account with an integrated bitcoin wallet on their smartphones. “Berlin-based Bitwala enables customers in more than 30 European countries to buy, sell, and store bitcoin,” according to a press release shared with Bitcoin Magazine. “The […]

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Political Group Launches ‘ICO’ to Support US House Candidate

BitPAC is conducting a “politicoin” ICO as part of its efforts to support candidates like North Carolina’s Dan Bishop.

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IndoEx Launches EU & UK Regulated Crypto to Fiat Exchange

IndoEx, an international company with HQs in Estonia and branch office at UK & representatives around the globe, has announced the launch of the first EU regulated crypto-to-fiat exchange. With the trading performance of millions of operations per second, a wide range of deposit and withdrawal methods (wire transfers, payment cards, instant payments), support of […]

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