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Winklevoss’ Gemini Now Provides Insurance for Customers’ Cryptocurrencies

Gemini announced during the week in a press release that the exchange has partnered with leading insurers to provide coverage on custodial digital assets. Effective since October 1, 2018, insurance coverage is provided on digital assets held in Gemini’s custodial service. Aon, a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health…

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Pornhub Subscribers Soft On Paying with Cryptocurrencies

Pornhub disclosed that “less than 1 percent of purchases [are] made” on the adult website with supported cryptocurrencies. The site started with the option to pay with Verge (XVG) in April 2018, as CCN reported. Pornhub then opened support for Tron and ZenCash (which has since been renamed to Horizen) in June. No other cryptocurrencies…

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Congress Should Make Cryptocurrencies a Key Focus: U.S. Rep

At a Congressional hearing earlier this year, a key member affirmed his intention “to not sit by idly” while the cryptocurrency investors remain unprotected. That congressman, Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI), has once again called Congress for oversight of what he believes is a “muddled and fairly opaque” cryptocurrency market. A contender to lead the House…

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38% of South Africans Wish They Had Invested in Cryptocurrencies: Survey

Pan-African financial services giant Old Mutual has released the 2018 Savings and Investment Monitor survey for South Africa. The report indicates that 38% of the residents and citizens of Africa’s second-biggest economy who were already aware of the existence of digital assets wished they had put their money in cryptocurrencies. South Africans also expressed positive…

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Trump Task Force to Fight Financial Crimes Includes Cryptocurrencies

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. Attorney General to develop a Department of Justice task force on market integrity and consumer fraud that would include crimes involving cryptocurrencies. The executive order specifically mentions digital currency as an area to be investigated and, where necessary, prosecuted. The task force replaces the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task…

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Good chances to Pay with [Cryptocurrencies] in World Cup 2018

The guest contributor investigated the possibilities to use Bitcoin during the football in Russia The FIFA World Cup currently being held in Russia highlights the world’s best footballers and also gives the possibility to get to know more about life in the host country. Hundreds of thousands of fans from all over the world have…

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