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Coinbase Gets E-Money License In Ireland, Expanding European Foothold
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is expanding its European foothold with its newly received e-money license from the Central Bank of Ireland
Telegram Finally Confirms It’s Behind TON Blockchain - CoinDesk
Telegram publicly acknowledged its link to the Telegram Open Network for the first time Tuesday – in a terms of service on it website.
Visa, EBay, Stripe and Mastercard Abandon Facebook’s Libra Project
Mayor companies, Visa, EBay, Stripe and Mastercard are abandoning Facebook’s cryptocurrency project Libra amid increased regulatory pressure
Samsung Working With Ripple Partner Finablr on International Payments - CoinDesk
Samsung is dipping a toe into blockchain-based remittances thanks to a partnership with Finablr.
Facebook Sued for Trademark Infringement Over Libra Logo Design
Facebook in court over Libra trademark infringement, with the plaintiff alleging that Libra’s three waves logo is a recycled design
The IRS Just Issued Its First Cryptocurrency Tax Guidance in 5 Years - CoinDesk
For the first time since 2014, the IRS is detailing how it will tax cryptocurrency holdings. Here’s what you need to know.
FC Bayern Munich Announces Digital Token to Boost Fan Engagement
FC Bayern Munich to launch digital collectibles of its players using blockchain technology
UNICEF Launches Cryptocurrency Fund to Back Open Source Technology - CoinDesk
UNICEF has launched a cryptocurrency fund in its aim to back open source technology for children and young people in the world.