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Amsterdam's Airport Lets Travelers Swap Leftover Euros for Cryptos
Schiphol - the international airport serving the Netherlands' capital city, Amsterdam - is launching an ATM that will allow travelers to exchange their euros for bitcoin or ethereum.
$6,800 Ceiling? New Resistance Capping Bitcoin's Corrective Rally
Bitcoin's bulls are struggling to push prices higher, despite a still-favorable short-term set-up on the technical charts.
Spain: BBVA Bank and Energy Co. Repsol Partner to Develop Blockchain Financial Solutions
Major Spanish banking group BBVA and Spanish energy company Repsol have signed an agreement to develop blockchain-based solutions for corporate banking, according to an announcement published June 20.
The BIS' Report on Crypto as Money: A Critical Review
Cryptocurrency is a poor substitute for fiat money, claims the Bank of International Settlements in a chapter of its annual report, released on June 17.
Tech Giant Intel Partners With DApp Platform Enigma on Privacy Research
Decentralized application platform Enigma will partner with Intel on privacy research as it prepares to launch its blockchain testnet, the two companies confirmed June 20.
Tether Audit: FSS Report States All USDT Is Fully Backed, but Can't Prove It
USD-paired stablecoin Tether released a report that indicates the company behind USDT does possess sufficient capital to back each individual token on a 1:1 basis.
Amid Crypto Bear Market, Attention Turns to Small-Time Investors
Speaking at CB Insights' Future of Fintech conference Wednesday, Nasdaq president and CEO Adena Friedman hit on a theme almost everyone at the event echoed: the central role normally marginal figures - small-time investors and millennials in particular - play in the cryptocurrency market.
Bloomberg Terminal Adds Huobi's Cryptocurrency Market Index
Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi announced that financial data firm Bloomberg has added the HB10 crypto market index on its terminal for subscribers.
Bithumb Hack Does Not Change Bitcoin Fundamentals, Says Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee
The recent hack of leading crypto exchange Bithumb "Doesn't really change the fundamentals of Bitcoin" Litecoin founder Charlie Lee stated in an interview with CNBC June 20.According to Lee, the price drop is a typical reaction of the market to the news about the hack, and "It happens all the time," because people get scared.
Analysts Concerned About Crypto Mining Impact on AMD Share Price
While Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s shares have seen substantial growth in the past month due to a cryptocurrency mining boom, two analysts warn that investors could be disappointed should mining die down, MarketWatch reported June 20.In the past month, AMD's stock has gained around 30 percent thanks to the graphic processing units produced by the company, which have established themselves as effective hardware for crypto mining.
Akon Announces Plan to Launch Cryptocurrency Akoin and Build World's First Crypto City
Grammy-nominated artist, producer, and entrepreneur, Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, better known as Akon, recently announced the launch of his own cryptocurrency Akoin.
Winklevoss Brothers Score Another Crypto Investment Patent
Crypto exchange Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss have long sought the creation of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund.
US: SEC Obtains Emergency Court Order to Freeze Assets of Fraudulent ICO
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has received an additional emergency court order to freeze the assets of Dominic Lacroix, owner of PlexCorps, in an ongoing enforcement action, Crowdfund Insider reported June 20.
Nasdaq CEO: ICOs Pose 'Serious Risks' for Retail Investors Due to Lack of Oversight
Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman recently claimed that initial coin offerings pose "Serious risks" for retail investors, CNBC reports June 20.Speaking at the Future of Fintech conference in New York on Wednesday, Friedman expressed "Real concern" about ICO projects, saying that they can seriously defraud retail investors.
Toronto Stock Exchange to Trade New Blockchain ETF
The Toronto Stock Exchange will list a new blockchain exchange traded fund starting Thursday, Bloomberg reported June 20.
House Rules Politicians Must Disclose Crypto Investments Above $1K
Members of the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the U.S. Congress, must begin disclosing cryptocurrency investments that exceed $1,000.
Trump Official Argues for 'Sweet Spot' in Crypto Regulation
The U.S. government needs to find the "Sweet spot" in its oversight of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said on Wednesday.
Crypto Cries Foul In Wake of Tether's Dollar Token Report
That's what some are wondering after Tether, the makers of the dollar-pegged crypto asset, USDT, made an announcement Wednesday insisting that its tokens - valued at $2.6 billion - are fully-backed by real cash.
Details Still Sketchy After $30 Mln Hack
South Korea's biggest cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is scrambling to protect users funds after a large scale hack.
Goldman Sachs Exploring Crypto Derivatives, Says COO
Leading U.S. investment banking group Goldman Sachs is exploring cryptocurrency trading derivatives, Goldman Sachs Chief Operating Officer said in an interview with Bloomberg June 20.COO David Solomon stated that the company is already assisting clients in publicly-traded derivatives such as Bitcoin futures, and that the company is "Very cautiously" considering "Some other activities" in the field.
World Wealth Report 2018: Young Millionaires Interested in Investing in Cryptocurrencies
In its World Wealth Report 2018, consulting firm Capgemini identified a marked growth of interest in cryptocurrencies among rich investors, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported yesterday, June 19.For the report, Capgemini interviewed high-net-worth individuals and asset managers around the world about their interest in cryptocurrencies.
Brazil's Central Bank Develops Blockchain Data Sharing Platform for Financial Regulators
Brazil's central bank has created a permissioned digital ledger platform that will enable data sharing among financial regulators, Finextra reports today, June 20.The ledger, called the Information Integration Platform for Regulators, will be used by regulators to exchange information on general authorization processes of financial institutions, ranging from administrative processes to the conduct of employees.
Coinbase CEO Encourages Crypto Community to Stay Strong Through Bear Markets
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has taken to Twitter to a share a motivational message to employees and the crypto community, encouraging them to stay optimistic through the wild fluctuations of the cryptocurrency market and stating that downturns and bear runs are the ideal time for Coinbase to make progress as a company.
Singer Akon Announces Cryptocurrency and Plans for Real-Life 'Wakanda'
Add Akon to the list of celebrities who are launching their own cryptocurrencies.
The SEC Just Froze One ICO's Accounts for A Second Time
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is once again taking action against a co-founder of the PlexCoin cryptocurrency project, having previously sued him over securities violations and fraud in 2017.
Intel to Test Enigma Protocol's Privacy-Preserving Smart Contracts
Intel is working with blockchain startup Enigma to help secure its privacy-enhancing smart contracts.
Robinhood CEO: It's 'Very Foolish' to Rule Out Bitcoin
More than 1 million people signed up to trade cryptocurrencies in the days after mobile trading app Robinhood first announced the feature, co-CEO Vlad Tenev said at CB Insights' Future of Fintech conference on Wednesday.
Tether Has Enough USD to Back Tokens, Says Law Firm in Unofficial Statement
Tether's long-contested assertion that its digital currency is backed by the appropriate amount of dollar holdings has been seemingly confirmed, Bloomberg reports June 20.According to an interview with Tether's general counsel Stuart Hoegner, law firm Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan LLP had access to two of Tether's bank accounts for weeks and released the amount of dollar holdings as of June 1, although not as part of an official audit.
Chairman of Korean Gaming Giant Predicts Use of Blockchain in 'All Industries' in Future
The chairman of Netmarble, one of the largest South Korean gaming companies, believes that blockchain technology will soon be applied across all industries, local news outlet EDaily reports June 20.Netmarble reported revenue of 1.5 trillion won in 2016, with a market cap of 12.86 trillion won today.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA: Price Analysis, June 20
If the bulls manage to break out of the 20-day EMA, the BTC/USD pair should rally to $7,700 levels.