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When You Mine Crypto are You Creating a Security? Templum Presses the SEC to Decide

1 hour 4 minutes ago

Mining is a vital part of the cryptocurrency industry today. While some industry followers believe that crypto mining will go away in the not so distant future, it remains an active pursuit for individuals and companies to mint digital money using racks of computers. In... Read More

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JD Alois

Marketplace Lending Platform Prosper Settles Fraud Charges Brought by SEC, Pays $3 Million Penalty

1 hour 42 minutes ago

Leading marketplace lending platform Prosper has settled fraud charges for misstating returns, according to a release from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  Without admitting or denying the allegations, Prosper has consented to an SEC order finding it violated an anti-fraud provision of the Securities... Read More

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JD Alois

Hydrogen Electric Car Brand Riversimple Makes Seedrs Return to Raise £750,000 in Funding

2 hours 54 minutes ago

Less than a year after raising £1.1 million on Seedrs, Riversimple, a Wales-based hydrogen-electric car company, has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform to raise £750,000. As previously reported, Riversimple has designed a new car called the Rasa, which emits nothing but a tiny amount of... Read More

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Samantha Hurst

Bitcoin Nonprofit BitGive Announces New User Experience With Uphold Partnership

3 hours 47 minutes ago

BitGive, a Bitcoin 501(c)(3) nonprofit announced this week it has formed a partnership with Uphold, a digital money platform, to have donation tracking platform GiveTrack integrated with Uphold through API. BitGive reported that through the integration, users will be able to donate to any of... Read More

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Samantha Hurst

Qtum Announced Launch of Enterprise Blockchain Solution “Unita”

4 hours 59 minutes ago

Qtum, a blockchain application platform, announced this week the launch of its enterprise blockchain solution, Unita. According to Qtum, Unita securely stores data, utilizes existing developer tools and automates information transfer processes for businesses at a groundbreaking speed of 10,000 transactions per second. The platform... Read More

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Samantha Hurst

Source Claims Japan Upping Internal Oversight Requirements Regarding Use of Cold Wallets at Crypto Exchanges

5 hours 7 minutes ago

The recent loss of $190 million CAD by the now-defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have alerted regulators across the globe to additional complexities affecting the safe storage of cryptocurrencies at relevant businesses. Quadriga has claimed it lost access to the funds following the... Read More

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Cali Haan

Bitcoin-Funded Seasteading Project in Thailand Sparks National Security Incident

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A libertarian “seasteading” venture launched by a Bitcoin-rich American and his Thai wife off the coast of Phuket has induced a national security response from the Thai Navy, Bangkok Post reports. Chad Andrew Elwartowski and Supranee Thepdet (aka “Nadia Summergirl”) have reportedly established “a living... Read More

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Cali Haan

Online Games Platform Genba Digital Surpasses £525,000 on SyndicateRoom

15 hours 54 minutes ago

Genba Digital, a UK-based company that is aiming to streamline the multi-billion pound market, has successfully surpassed £525,000 through its crowdfunding campaign on SyndicateRoom. The company is currently seeking £750,000 with a pre-valuation at £4,507,698. Founded in 2015, GENBA is an API driven digital logistics... Read More

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Samantha Hurst

Remitly Expands International Money Transfer Service to France

16 hours 22 minutes ago

U.S.-based independent mobile remittance company Remitly announced on Thursday it has launched its international money transfer service in France. Customers may now access the Remitly service through its mobile app or website and benefit from a variety of secure and convenient money sending and receiving... Read More

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Samantha Hurst

Coinbase Announces Crypto-to-Crypto Support Expansion to More Than 10 Countries

22 hours 12 minutes ago

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced on Wednesday it is expanding its crypto-to-crypto support to more than 10 countries around the world, with the total amount of countries being offered the support now up to 53.  The platform revealed:  “One year ago, Coinbase served customers in 32... Read More

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Samantha Hurst

T-Mobile Introduces No-Fee, Interesting Earning, Mobile-First Checking Account

22 hours 48 minutes ago

T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) recently announced the launch of its new T-Mobile MONEY, which is a no-fee, interest-earning, mobile-first checking account that anyone can open and manage right from their smartphone. T-Mobile reported that with T-Mobile MONEY eligible Un-carrier customers can earn an industry-leading 4.00% Annual... Read More

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Samantha Hurst

In New Jersey’s Largest Ever Pill Bust, Three Men Accused of Laundering $2.3 Million Using Bitcoins

22 hours 50 minutes ago

Three New Jersey men have been indicted in what the New York District Attorney claims is the largest seizure of illicit pills ever executed in New Jersey State. The accused, Chester Anderson, 44, Jarrette Codd, 41, and Ronald McCarty, 51, allegedly ran drug “store fronts”... Read More

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Cali Haan

LendingClub to Announce Q1 Results on May 7th After Market Close

22 hours 57 minutes ago

The largest marketplace lending company LendingClub (NYSE: LC) will report Q1 2019 results after the bell on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. According to the Q4 report, the following guidance was provided: Net Revenue to be in the range of $162 million to $172 million Consolidated... Read More

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JD Alois

Ally Financial Teams Up With Better.com to Create End-to-End Digital Mortgage Experience

23 hours 21 minutes ago

Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY), a U.S.-based digital financial services company, announced on Thursday it has partnered with mortgage disruptor, Better.com, to create an end-to-end digital mortgage experience for consumers looking for a mortgage loan from the Ally platform.  Ally reported that in addition to... Read More

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Samantha Hurst

Here is the FDIC Small Business Lending Report All Fintech Lenders are Reading

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Recently, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) published its Small Business Lending Survey for 2018. Included within the report was an ongoing discussion of “non-bank lenders” or online lending platforms including direct and marketplace lenders. First, the FDIC acknowledges the profound importance of small business... Read More

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JD Alois

As Founder is Plagued by Lawsuits, “Blockchain Phone” Maker Sirin Labs Lays Off Staff

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Sirin Labs, a “blockchain smartphone” company that raised $255 million in two ICOs, has confirmed it is laying off employees, Israeli news outlet Globes reports. Contrary to media reports of larger numbers let go, Sirin Labs says it is only laying off 15 of 60... Read More

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Cali Haan

Switzerland Wants to Create the Best Possible Framework for Fintech and Distributed Ledger Technology

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The government of Switzerland wants create the very best environment for Fintech, and more importantly distributed ledger technology (DLT) to thrive. The Swiss Federal Council kicked off a consultation last month on the adoption of DLT/Blockchain seeking to “increase legal certainty, remove hurdles for DLT-based... Read More

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