Daily Archives: March 9, 2019

Fidelity’s Cryptocurrency Arm Starts Offering Institutional Investor Services

Fidelity Investments’ new cryptocurrency arm is now up and running. The unit, Fidelity Digital Assets, began operations earlier this quarter but didn’t make any noise about it. It has already started offering trade execution and crypto custody services to institutional investors such as hedge funds and private wealth management firms. Also read: UN Panel: North Korea Hacked $ 571M From ...

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Princess Sheikha Latifa tried to flee Dubai. She left a video to prove it

Sheikha Latifa, a princess in Dubai's royal family, undertook a daring escape from her father's oppressive rule.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Readers write: Recalling great teachers

In regards to the Mix article “Illustrating gratitude on the page and in life” in the Dec. 31 & Jan. 7 issue: As a middle-schooler, I signed up for play production with a teacher named Ms. Thrasher. Ms. Thrasher knew how to love her students and mold them into the roles they would play. Ms. Thrasher spent many hours working ...

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Revolut Launches Auto-Exchange Feature for Select Crypto and Fiat Currencies

n nn nn Revolut, a mobile finance and payment application based in the U.K., has launched a service that makes it possible for its clients to auto-exchange fiat and digital currencies on its platform.The new feature is intended to make it possible for users to protect themselves against volatilities in the crypto market. Per a company blog post, Revolut users ...

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Ethereum Has More Than Twice as Many Core Devs per Month as Bitcoin: Report

The highest number of developers of all cryptos are working on Ethereum’s base protocol, not counting community projects Cointelegraph.com News

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Onecoin Leaders Indicted in the U.S. for Operating ‘Fraudulent Pyramid Scheme’

On March 8, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York (SDNY) announced that officials have indicted two of the top leaders of the notorious Onecoin project. The prosecutors charged Onecoin cofounders Konstantin Ignatov and Ruja Ignatova with a slew of charges in connection with defrauding investors. Konstantin Ignatov was also arrested in Los ...

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Decentralized Exchange Hodl Hodl Is Launching a Bitcoin-Based Prediction Market

n nn nn Hodl Hodl, a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange, has announced that it is launching a prediction market on Bitcoin. Slated for launch in the spring of 2019, it would be the first Bitcoin-based prediction market to go live on Bitcoins mainnet.A prediction market is a novel application of blockchain technology. The betting platforms allow users to secure odds, futures ...

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Vitalik Buterin Proposes That Wallets Charge Gas Fee for Transactions

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin suggested that wallets could take a gas fee for transactions to support developers Cointelegraph.com News

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