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    Bitcoin price falls under $21K as traders send 84K BTC to exchanges

    Volatility claims many a late long position with BTC price action failing to preserve support from recent days. Bitcoin (BTC) fell further after the Sept. 13 Wall Street open as the dust settled on unexpectedly high United States inflation.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewBTC price eyes 9% daily lossesData from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and… More

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    Dubai grants regulatory approval for Blockchain.com office: Report

    The Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority of Dubai has previously given approval for Crypto.com, OKX and FTX subsidiaries to offer crypto-related services in the emirate. Blockchain wallet and cryptocurrency exchange platform Blockchain.com has reportedly secured regulatory approval from Dubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority, or VARA.According to a Friday report from Reuters, VARA signed an agreement which… More

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    Crypto app targeting SharkBot malware resurfaces on Google app store

    The SharkBot malware family was first discovered last October and has continued to evolve with new ways to hack into users’ Android-based crypto and bank apps. A newly upgraded version of a banking and crypto app targeting malware has recently resurfaced on the Google Play store, now with the capability to steal cookies from account… More

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    Former CFTC commissioner Jill Sommers joins FTX US Derivatives board

    The addition of Jill Sommers followed former CFTC commissioner Mark Wetjen becoming FTX US’ head of policy and regulatory strategy in November 2021. Jill Sommers, who served as a commissioner at the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has joined the board of directors for FTX US Derivatives.In a Thursday announcement, crypto exchange FTX US’… More

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    Binance froze $1M corporate account due to law enforcement request

    The crypto exchange accused a Tezos tool contributor of “mislead[ing] the community” by claiming it was unaware of the reason Binance blocked access to its corporate account. Major crypto exchange Binance has confirmed it restricted account access to $1 million in crypto for a Tezos tool contributor after being called out on social media.In a… More

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    FDIC–FTX spat is another reason for investors to get their funds off exchanges

    Between the collapse of Celsius and the FDIC’s warning to FTX, consumers should be awakening to the benefits of moving their funds off of centralized exchanges. Searching for more evidence that self-custody of your cryptocurrency holdings beats a centralized manager? Look to the latest action by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).The agency sent a… More

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    Are non-KYC crypto exchanges as safe as their KYC-compliant peers?

    While most crypto exchanges have begun implementing KYC mandates, investors still have the choice to opt for crypto exchanges that promote greater anonymity by not imposing KYC. Many see implementing Know Your Customer (KYC) tools in crypto as a deterrent to the Bitcoin (BTC) Standard, which has predominantly promoted anonymized peer-to-peer transactions. However, regulators stay… More

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    Coinbase will ‘briefly pause’ ETH and ERC-20 token deposits and withdrawals during Ethereum Merge

    The crypto exchange also warned users against scammers offering ETH2 tokens, saying users did not need to take additional action to receive staked ETH prior to the Merge. United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced it will be temporarily suspending certain token deposits and withdrawals when Ethereum’s core developers transition the blockchain to proof-of-stake, or… More

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    Huobi Global suspends derivatives trading in New Zealand

    Huobi Global claims compliance with local regulations as its reason for excluding New Zealand from its list of countries in which it operates derivatives trading. Crypto exchange Huobi Global has announced the suspension of derivatives trading in New Zealand. The statement from Huobi said the new restrictions against derivatives offers are in light of compliance… More

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    USDT market cap up by $2 billion following Tornado Cash debacle

    Tether’s market capitalization has reversed a three-month downtrend while USDC sees a drop in value after the U.S. imposed sanctions against Tornado Cash. The market capitalization of Tether (USDT) tokens has increased by nearly $2 billion since the U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on cryptocurrency mixer Tornado Cash.The Office of Foreign Asset Control essentially barred… More

  • ftx-partners-with-paradigm-for-‘one-click’-futures-spread-trading
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    FTX partners with Paradigm for ‘one-click’ futures spread trading

    The global exchange will provide “guaranteed atomic execution and clearing of both legs” for the futures trades on eight cryptocurrencies. Paradigm has announced the launch of spreads trading in partnership with crypto exchange FTX.In a Friday blog post, Paradigm said under the FTX partnership users would be able to utilize “one-click” trading with “no leg… More

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    Brazilian payment app PicPay launches crypto exchange with Paxos

    The integration with Paxos marks the first move for PicPay to introduce its 30 million customers to digital assets and help them understand Bitcoin. Major Brazilian payment application PicPay is moving into cryptocurrencies by integrating a crypto exchange service allowing users to buy Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH).The firm officially announced on Wednesday that PicPay… More

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