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Cryptopia Update: Victims of Hacked Bitcoin Exchange to Receive $100M Compensation

A Christchurch High Court has ruled that over 800,000 users of the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange platform Cryptopia, are entitled to the digital assets held in their accounts before the hack occurred. Cryptopia Users Win $100M Crypto Assets Court Case According to the documents of a Christchurch High Court verdict published on Wednesday

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Coincheck Gas Allows Tokyo Residents to pay Gas Bills in Bitcoin or Receive BTC Rewards

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, in partnership with E-net Systems, has launched a program to reward gas users in the Tokyo area with Bitcoin. Consumers will be able to receive bitcoin based on gas consumption or directly pay their bills with the popular cryptocurrency. The news comes from an official announcement,

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7 Major Businesses Will Initially Receive China’s State-Sponsored Cryptocurrency

China is expected to launch its first state-backed cryptocurrency in few months. Now it has been reported that with the backing of the Central Bank of China, this digital currency will be first received by 7 different institutions.Former employee of China Construction Bank, Paul Schulte, has said that the Industrial

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Swiss Crypto Banks Receive Licenses From Financial Regulator

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has reportedly granted two banking and securities dealer licences to crypto-focused banks.Two Swiss crypto-specializing firms, Seba Crypto AG and Sygnum have received banking and securities dealer licenses, the banks said in separate statements on Aug. 26.With the new license, Seba expects to

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Iran’s Flood Victims to Receive Bitcoin Donations via IranRescueBit

Volunteers in Iran have launched a blockchain-based platform named IranRescueBit, to enable well-meaning individuals to send bitcoin (BTC) and altcoin donations to flood victims in the country amidst the current international sanctions imposed on the nation by the Donald Trump administration, reports Aljazeera, August 14, 2019.  Iran’s Flood Victims Hoping on

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