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North Korea to Hold Its Second Crypto Conference, Telegraphing Openness - CoinDesk
As it conducts one missile test after the next, the pariah state issues a welcome to the crypto community.
LG Developing a Blockchain Phone in Response to Samsung: Korean Media
South Korea’s electronics giant LG is responding to Samsung’s crypto-friendly Klaytn Phone, according to local Korean media
France Says It Will Block Facebook Libra in Europe - CoinDesk
The French finance minister has said the nation plans to block Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in the EU over its threat to national currencies.
Winklevoss’ Gemini Crypto Exchange Launches Custody Service
New York-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has launched its own custodial solution, Gemini Custody, with support for 18 digital assets
Binance to List Its New Dollar-Backed BUSD Stablecoin Next Week - CoinDesk
Binance’s dollar-backed stablecoin, BUSD, created in partnership with the Paxos Trust Company, will soon be available for trading.
Domino’s Pizza Launches $100K Bitcoin Prize Competition in France
French unit of global pizza delivery firm Domino’s Pizza launched an ordering competition with a prize of $110,000 in Bitcoin or cash
BlockFi Clients Can Now Start Earning Interest On Any Amount of Crypto
New York-based cryptocurrency lending company, BlockFi, announced that its clients will no longer need to meet a minimum deposit amount to earn interest on crypto
Premier League’s Watford FC Puts Bitcoin Logo on Kit, Accepts BTC
Watford FC will now feature the Bitcoin logo on the shirt sleeve of its players and also accept BTC for merchandise purchases