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Binance Returns Frozen BTC After User ‘Promises’ Not to Use CoinJoin
Exchange says it launched an investigation into a withdrawal after a Wasabi wallet user aroused suspicion by using a mixing tool
At a Refugee Camp in Iraq, a 16-Year-Old Syrian Is Teaching Crypto Basics - CoinDesk
Here’s what unbanked refugees really think about cryptocurrency.
Major Asian Shipping Terminal Joins IBM and Maersk’s Blockchain Platform
A major Vietnamese shipping terminal has become the latest entity to join IBM and Maersk’s TradeLens blockchain platform
Alibaba Patents Would Secure, Accelerate Its Consortium Blockchain - CoinDesk
Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group has won two U.S. patents designed to make its blockchain network safer and faster.
Bitfinex Now Enables Users to Purchase Crypto With Credit and Debit Card
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex now enables its users to purchase cryptocurrencies with both credit and debit cards
Coinbase CEO Armstrong Wins Patent for Tech Allowing Users to Email Bitcoin - CoinDesk
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has been granted a U.S. patent for an invention that makes sending bitcoin as easy as email, literally.
Justin Sun Riles Community With $1 Million Donation to Greta Thunberg
Tron founder Justin Sun has publicly pledged to donate $1 million to efforts by the young Swedish activist Great Thunberg to raise global awareness of the climate crisis