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Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Opens ING Account After Losing Wells Fargo

The post Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Opens ING Account After Losing Wells Fargo appeared first on CCN Bitfinex, a large cryptocurrency exchange which has been under the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) scrutiny, has opened an ING account after having lost its Wells Fargo relationship last year, according to Bloomberg News. ING spokesperson Harold Reusken… Read More »

These Firms Are Milking the Cryptocurrency Markets for Astronomical Profits — And You’ve Probably Never Heard of Them

The post These Firms Are Milking the Cryptocurrency Markets for Astronomical Profits — And You’ve Probably Never Heard of Them appeared first on CCN What US cryptocurrency-related company makes the highest amount of legal revenue per employee? No, it’s not Coinbase, and — unless you’re particularly tuned into the financial markets — you’ve probably never… Read More »

Russian Firm Launches Bitcoin Anxiety Hotline as Correction Leaves Investors Nervous

The post Russian Firm Launches Bitcoin Anxiety Hotline as Correction Leaves Investors Nervous appeared first on CCN A Russian company has launched a “Bitcoin anxiety hotline” targeted at cryptocurrency investors who find themselves struggling to stomach the market’s recent downward trajectory. The Moscow-based Blockchain Fund established the service and began answering calls from distraught investors… Read More »

Bitcoin Bull Novogratz Raises $250 Million for Cryptocurrency Merchant Bank

The post Bitcoin Bull Novogratz Raises $250 Million for Cryptocurrency Merchant Bank appeared first on CCN Billionaire trader and former hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz has successfully raised $250 million to finance the launch of Galaxy Digital, a cryptocurrency merchant bank that will be publicly-listed in Canada. Novogratz-Led Galaxy Digital Raises $250 Million for Cryptocurrency… Read More »

1,000 Bitcoin Mining Rigs: Long Island Iced Tea Completes ‘Long Blockchain’ Pivot

The post 1,000 Bitcoin Mining Rigs: Long Island Iced Tea Completes ‘Long Blockchain’ Pivot appeared first on CCN A former beverage producer has completed a pivot into the blockchain space with the purchase of 1,000 bitcoin mining rigs from hardware producer Bitmain. Long Blockchain Leaps Headfirst Into Bitcoin Mining Market Long Blockchain Corp. — formerly… Read More »

Alive and Safe: Kidnapped Cryptocurrency Exchange Executive Found After 3 Days

The post Alive and Safe: Kidnapped Cryptocurrency Exchange Executive Found After 3 Days appeared first on CCN EXMO revealed little details on how Pavel Lerner was found, on his current whereabouts, and on the case in general. The post Alive and Safe: Kidnapped Cryptocurrency Exchange Executive Found After 3 Days appeared first on CCN

Director of UK Cryptocurrency Exchange EXMO Kidnapped in Ukraine

The post Director of UK Cryptocurrency Exchange EXMO Kidnapped in Ukraine appeared first on CCN According to Ukrainian news outlet Strana.ua, IT specialist and managing director of UK-based cryptocurrency exchange EXMO, Pavel Lerner, has been kidnapped on December 26 in Kiev. The 40-year-old reportedly has a number of startups linked to cryptocurrencies, including mining operations.… Read More »

BitPay Will Not Process Bitcoin Payments Below $100 Due to High Miner Fees

The post BitPay Will Not Process Bitcoin Payments Below $100 Due to High Miner Fees appeared first on CCN BitPay, one of the largest bitcoin payment processing platforms for online merchants, will no longer process payments below $100 due to rapidly rising bitcoin transaction fees. No More $100 Transactions Over the past few months, the… Read More »