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Coinbase Custody Holds $1.3B in Assets Under Custody, Expects to Hit $2B ‘Soon’

Coinbase Custody revealed that it holds $1.3 billion in assets under custody (AUC) and the firm expects to hit $2 billion AUC soon in a...

UK Watchdog Warns of Crypto Scams Using ‘Prestigious’ London Addresses as Smokescreen

The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said that crypto investment scams are increasingly targeting British investors, in an official warning published August 17. The...

Altcoin

Libra, TON and JPMorgan Coin Compared: Are They Heroes or Villains?

Since the beginning of 2018, rumors and then news about some large players entering the blockchain industry mesmerized the crypto community. Presently, the projects promoted...

EU Banks to Deploy Instant Payments System in Response to Competition From Libra

European Union banks could have an instantaneous payments system in place by 2020, Reuters reports on June 26.Per the report, real-time payments have been possible...

Chair of House Financial Services Committee Requests Halt on Facebook’s Crypto Project

Rep. Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the United States House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee is requesting that Facebook halt development on its cryptocurrency, the Libra,...

OKCoin, Payments Processer Simplex Partner on Card-Enabled USD Deposits for Int’l Users

Major fiat-crypto trading platform OKCoin has partnered with fintech firm Simplex to enable global users to make USD deposits via debit or credit card. The...

CryptoCompare Launches Exchange Benchmark in Response to Concerns Over False Volume Reporting

London-based crypto data provider CryptoCompare has launched an Exchange Benchmark product that ranks over 100 crypto spot exchanges worldwide. The news was revealed in a...

Facebook Sources Say That Stablecoin White Paper Will Come on June 18

Multiple sources are expecting Facebook to launch its stablecoin on June 18, IT and fintech magazine TechCrunch reported on June 6.Citing people familiar with the...