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2019 Bitcoin Prediction: DCG Exec Expects Wall Street Crypto Foray

Business Insider recently sat down with Travis Scher, who heads Digital Currency Group’s investment branch, which has made investments into Coinbase, Circle, Ledger, and other preeminent blockchain startups, to talk about his Bitcoin industry predictions for 2019. Among other things, Scher revealed that he expects for Wall Street and institutions to

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Ex-BitTorrent Exec Says There’s ‘No Way’ Tron Will Manage BitTorrent’s Token

According to Simon Morris, former chief strategy officer at BitTorrent, Tron will not be able to manage the transaction volume needed to tokenize BitTorrent. Blockchain news website BreakerMag published its interview with Morris on Jan. 11.According to the interview, Morris noted that when he worked at BitTorrent, he and his

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Coinbase Exec Joins Stablecoin Issuer TrueUSD as Head of Compliance

A former senior employee at United States crypto exchange Coinbase has left the industry giant to join stablecoin issuer TrustToken as head of compliance, according to the company’s official website Jan. 4.Vaishali Mehta, whose LinkedIn profile indicates she served just over a year as senior compliance manager at the major

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Blockchain Could ‘Jeopardize the Safety’ of Current Financial Marketplace, DTCC Exec

Fintech is believed to be a “systemic risk” to the broader economy, according to a survey conducted by the United States Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Dec. 11.20 percent of respondents to the so-called “DTCC Systemic Risk Barometer,” identified fintech among the system risks for the global economy in

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Crypto.com Nets Ex-PayPal Exec to Increase Merchant Cryptocurrency Adoption

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency payment platform Crypto.com has hired a former PayPal executive, the company confirmed in a press release Dec. 11.Tyson Hackwood will join the crypto firm as its senior vice president and head of global merchant acquisition. Crypto.com, which came into being after cryptocurrency debit card provider Monaco acquired

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Crypto News | EOS Surges and Ripple Exec Not Phased by Bull Market

In today’s edition of crypto news, we’ll cover why EOS is surging and the details behind why a Ripple executive isn’t phased by the current crypto bear market. EOS Surges as Other Coins Fall EOS is currently leading the top 40 cryptocurrencies for total market gains this weekend. The world’s seventh-largest cryptocurrency project

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