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KB Kookmin Bank, Hashed partner for Bitcoin custody services

11 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

South Korea-based KB Kookmin Bank (KB) has partnered with blockchain venture fund Hashed and crypto exchange Cumberland Korea to offer Bitcoin custody services.

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Tauros and Visa to launch debit card with crypto cashbacks

10 Aug 2020 | Cards

Mexico-based fintech Tauros and Visa have struck a partnership aimed to launch a debit card with crypto cashbacks.

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Russia implements new crypto rules, as banks adapt to new exchanges

10 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Russia has introduced new rules regarding the use of cryptocurrency its borders, coming into effect in January 2021. 

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Wirex receives Georgia-based license, pursues US expansion

07 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Payments company Wirex has received its first money transmission license in the US from the State of Georgia Department of Banking and Finance.

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Swiss bank Basler Kantonalbank to offer crypto trading and custody services

07 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Basler Kantonalbank, a Switzerland-based bank backed by the country’s government, has announced plans to offer crypto trading and custody services via its subsidiary Bank Cler.

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Sberbank considers introducing stablecoin after new crypto law

06 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Russia-based Sberbank has announced plans regarding stablecoin, which are digital currencies backed by real-world assets, major fiat currencies, or commodities such as gold.

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ForumPay launches crypto-fiat payment platform for merchants

06 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

POS solutions provider ForumPay has launched a crypto-and-fiat interchangeable payment platform, enabling consumers to pay in crypto and receive payments in either crypto or fiat. 

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OKEx rolls out P2P trading platform in India

05 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Crypto exchange OKEx has announced the launch of a peer-to-peer trading platform in India, allowing users to buy cryptocurrencies with INR without fees.

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Fincy expands contactless transaction ecosystem with crypto payments

04 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Fincy, a Singapore-based money app, has announced support for approved cryptocurrencies.

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Clydestone, Thales partner to offer authentication as a service platform

03 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Ghana-based payments system and fintech solutions provider Clydestone has partnered with Thales to provide an authentication as a service platform.

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Digital wallet Paysafe selects Kraken as a crypto liquidity provider

03 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Specialised payments platform Paysafe has become the latest enterprise to choose Kraken, a US-based cryptocurrency exchange, as a crypto asset liquidity provider.

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Diginex launches crypto exchange in Singapore

31 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Hong Kong-based Diginex has launched a cryptocurrency exchange in Singapore, where it currently operates under a ‘temporary exemption’ from licensing. 

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NEC, Futurex partner to bring biometric facial recognition to ATMs

31 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Japan-based company NEC has partnered with cryptography specialist Futurex to bring biometric facial recognition to ATMs.

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BitPay teams up with CoolBitX

30 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

CoolBitX, a blockchain security company, has partnered with BitPay, a provider of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency payment services. 

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Binance launches trading platform in Australia

29 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Binance, a blockchain company, has launched Binance Australia, a fiat-to-crypto trading platform.

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US bank regulator to allow banks provide crypto custodial services

28 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has released opinion on US banks safeguarding customers virtual/crypto assets.

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PayBito rolls out expanded cryptocurrency listing

28 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

US-based crypto exchange PayBito has announced the expansion of its cryptocurrency listing. 

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FCA to take over the crypto assets promotion

28 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The UK Government has proposed to bring the promotion of crypto assets into the scope of the FCA’s existing oversight, rather than creating a new framework for these products.

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Wyoming Division of Banking accepts Avanti's application

27 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Avanti Financial, a crypto-friendly bank, has announced its application was accepted by the Wyoming Division of Banking.  

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Visa to offer Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple payments

27 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Payments provider Visa has announced plans to incorporate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) into its payments network.

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