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Opera adds a crypto wallet to its mobile browser

The Opera Android browser will soon be able to hold your cryptocurrencies. The system, now in beta, lets you store crypto and ERC20 tokens in your browser, send and receive crypto on the fly, and secures your wallet with your phone’s biometric security or passcode. You can sign up to try the beta here. The feature, called Crypto Wallet, “makes ...

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Chat app Line to launch crypto exchange in July but it won’t cover US or Japan

Messaging app firm Line has confirmed it will launch a cryptocurrency exchange called BitBox next month. The company said back in January that it planned to enter the crypto space with an exchange, but today it said that the BitBox service won’t be available for users in the U.S. and Japan — that’s presumably down to regulatory uncertainty. What it ...

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Facebook reverses its crypto ad ban

As there’s clearly too much ad revenue potential to ignore, Facebook today announced it’s reversing its cryptocurrecy ad ban effective immediately. The decision comes with a few caveats, however. The company says it will allow ads and related content from “pre-approved advisers,” but will still not allow ads promoting binary options and initial coin offerings. Facebook had first enacted the ...

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‘I knew things were gonna change’: Rodman cries and plugs crypto in bizarre interview about N Korea

The internet reacted with all its usual wit and invention as former NBA star, and self-styled diplomat, Dennis Rodman turned in a bizarre TV appearance following the meeting of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Rodman ranted, cried and gesticulated wildly as he hailed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump for agreeing to the Singapore summit. Wearing ...

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John McAfee vows to 'serve the crypto community' when he runs for president in 2020

Cybersecurity guru and cryptocurrency enthusiast John McAfee has announced plans to run for the US presidency in 2020 as part of a broader agenda to “best serve the crypto community.” The founder of McAfee Antivirus Software said that he would set up his own political party if necessary, according to a tweet that was posted on Monday and has picked ...

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Bitcoin offshoot accused of price pumping as crypto market heats up

The cryptocurrency market is hot again after more than three months of losses. The rally leader is bitcoin cash, which has more than doubled in price in April. The reason for the rise of bitcoin cash is reportedly that one of the largest mining groups, Antpool, has been “burning” the bitcoin cash coins it created to solve the mathematical problems ...

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Nest egg’ for Soros? Billionaire to invest in crypto after unexpected climbdown

Having once dismissed cryptocurrencies as a bubble, billionaire financier George Soros has completed a dramatic about-turn and is now preparing in invest in virtual assets. As recently as January Soros described cryptocurrencies as a “nest egg for dictators” and said the digital coins cannot function as actual currencies because of their wild volatility. “Bitcoin is not a currency because a ...

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Going down: Bitcoin & crypto market dropping into danger territory

Bitcoin fell below $ 7,500 on Thursday, moving closer to the lows the world’s number one virtual currency reached in February. The value of all cryptocurrencies has now dipped to $ 280 billion – having lost an astonishing $ 550 billion in value from record highs late last year. This is fueling fears among some investors that the crypto-bubble is ...

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Twitter moves to ban crypto ads

Twitter is the latest social service to boot out cryptocurrency advertisers. The company told Reuters it will be launching a new policy this week to prohibit the advertising of token sales/initial coin offerings (ICOs), and crypto wallet services. Ads for cryptocurrency exchanges will also be banned — with some limited exceptions. Facebook announced a ban in January, while Google said earlier this month ...

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Bitcoin LEGO mystery: LA artist hides ‘$10,000’ in crypto homage (PHOTOS)

A day rarely goes by without Bitcoin in the news. The stories usually center around its fluctuating value but one artist has made headlines by turning the phenomenon into a literal work of art. Andy Bauch created his ‘New Money’ series brick by brick, using some 100,000 LEGO pieces. Hidden within the collection of more than a dozen works is ...

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