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Snowden Recalls His Bitcoin Comment Made During the Coronavirus-Driven Meltdown in Crypto Market

The famous American whistleblower, Edward Snowden, took to his Twitter account once again to talk about bitcoin. This time around, he confirmed on December 7, his call on the bottom that the crypto reached on March 12, 2020. Snowden Remembers His Call on Bitcoin’s Bottom in March 2020 Edward Snowden, a former Central Intelligence Agency […]

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bitFlyer Chief Compliance Officer on the current state of crypto regulation in the United States

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with David Zacks, the Chief Compliance Officer of bitFlyer USA on the current state of crypto regulation in the United States. In his role at bitFlyer, David leads Risk, Compliance, Legal, and Regulatory Affairs. Prior to joining Bitflyer USA, David held various Compliance management roles at Airbnb, Auka, […]

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Trading Exchange Okex’s Crypto Reserves Nosedived After Withdrawals Opened

Just recently, after the exchange paused cryptocurrency withdrawals, the trading platform Okex finally enabled digital currency withdrawals last Wednesday. Since then, the exchange seems to be experiencing an exodus of funds leaving, as onchain data shows Okex’s crypto-asset reserves like bitcoin, ethereum and tether have depleted considerably during the last ten days. Over the years […]

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Darknet Market Crypto Revenues Hit All-Time Highs in 2020

A study revealed that darknet markets have astonishing figures so far in 2020, despite the coronavirus pandemic, but the dynamics changed compared to the last year’s numbers. Darknet Vendors Surpassed $ 800 Million in Revenues Despite Covid Pandemic According to the Chainalysis report, darknet marketplaces surpassed the $ 800 million threshold worth of cryptocurrencies in […]

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Is Spotify Looking to Add Crypto as Payment Method? This Job Offer Suggests It

Music and podcast streaming service Spotify posted a job offer that woke up interest in the crypto community, as it’s related to supporting cryptocurrencies for payments on the music platform, potentially. Spotify Is Treading Crypto Waters With a New Job Listing According to the job listing published on the talent acquisition platform Lever, the company […]

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Equity Strategist Says Crypto Has a Place in Portfolios, Bitcoin Price to Reach $50,000 in 2021

An equity and derivatives strategist with a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading believes that bitcoin has a place in investment portfolios. He has a price target for bitcoin of $ 50,000 in 2021. Bitcoin Has a Place in Investors’ Portfolios BTIG is a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment […]

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Russia’s Biggest Bank Sberbank Unveils Crypto Plans to Follow Upcoming Regulation

The largest bank in Russia, the state-owned Sberbank, has reportedly unveiled its crypto plans as the country is set to begin regulating the industry in January. Sberbank’s CEO says the bank may issue its own cryptocurrency in collaboration with JPMorgan. Sberbank’s Crypto Plans and Sbercoin The CEO of Sberbank, Herman Gref, unveiled on Monday his […]