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Samsung’s partnership with Gemini could help crypto adoption | Invezz
Samsung recently announced a new partnership with New York-based crypto exchange, Gemini, operated by the Winklevoss twins. Thanks to this partnership, Samsung Blockchain Wallet will be integrated with the exchange. This means that owners of most newer Samsung Galaxy smartphones will be able to use …
Malaysian Crypto Miners Were Caught Stealing Electricity From the State
They thought they had it made, but the Malaysian authorities were one step ahead
$600M Crypto Ad Ban Class Action Filed in Australian Courts
Facebook and YouTube are facing a class-action lawsuit alleging anti-competitive behavior in prohibiting crypto advertising in 2018
Crypto Exchange INX Plans $117M US IPO With Small Israeli Underwriter - CoinDesk
Crypto exchange INX has told the SEC that its upcoming IPO will be underwritten by a relatively low-profile Israeli company called A-Labs.
IPFS Protocol and USDT Deposits Added to Crypto Fund Platform
A platform allowing investors to acquire shares in tokenized portfolios operated by experienced traders has unveiled a range of new features
Congressman Tom Emmer to Lead First-Ever Crypto Town Hall - CoinDesk
Minnesota congressman Tom Emmer will lead the first-ever cryptocurrency town hall celebrating digital asset innovators, to be held virtually on Aug. 20.
Walmart Adds Crypto Cashback Through Shopping Loyalty Platform StormX
Loyalty can be so rewarding
Four of the Top Five South Korean Banks to Offer Crypto Services
Two more South Korean banks are looking at crypto custody options
Why It’s Time to Pay Attention to Mexico’s Booming Crypto Market - CoinDesk
In a trend that is largely unnoticed outside of the country, Mexico is embracing cryptocurrency at a breakneck speed.
Ripple CEO Hits Out at Reports Claiming Firm Is Pivoting From Interbank Payments - CoinDesk
The CEO of Ripple Labs, Brad Garlinghouse, has criticized the Financial Times for saying the XRP creator plans to move away from interbank payments.