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Coinbase signs a new $1.36 million contract with the US Customs Service

Coinbase has been awarded a contract to develop technology for the Department of Homeland Security worth up to $1.36 million. The largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase has been contracted to provide “application development software as a service” for the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement division under the terms of the agreement (ICE). Coinbase will receive […]

California named as the “most crypto-ready” state in the US

California named as the “most crypto-ready” state in the US

According to new industry research from the review site Crypto Head. California has emerged as the most crypto-ready jurisdiction in the United States. Thanks to the proliferation of cryptocurrency ATMs and growing interest in digital assets among the state’s population. California won the crypto-ready index with a score of 5.72 out of ten, beating out […]

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Another US regulator wants agencies to collab to regulate crypto

There are new signals that US regulators are aiming to rein in’ the crypto industry by establishing collaborations between agencies, indicating that the Joe Biden administration is full of regulators suspicious of bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptoassets. Given the growing concern that a lack of proper oversight could harm savers and investors. US financial authorities […]

ripple

In the midst of a legal battle in the US, Ripple is looking to merge with an Asian company

Ripple, a major blockchain company based in the United States. That is still embroil in a legal battle with American regulators. Has agreed to buy a 40% stake in Tranglo, an Asian cross-border payments specialist. TNG Fintech Group will remain the majority shareholder in Tranglo after the transaction closes this year, according to Ripple, who […]

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With Bitcoin, Travellers can now get US passports in as little as 4 weeks

A visa and passport processing company based in California confirmed. That it will consider Bitcoin as a form of payment. As the US Department of State activities are starting to return to normal. According to a Nov. 6 announcement from the San Jose-based Peninsula Visa passport and visa expeditor, the company announced that it will […]

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Crypto traders and analysts see fresh administration as US election settles

While the results of the US presidential election continue to be questioned by some in the community, mainstream media outlets and the Associated Press have definitely called the race for former Vice President and current President-elect Joe Biden a race. But traders and analysts are now looking to determine what a Biden administration will mean […]

stablecoins

U.S. Banking Regulator Authorizes Federal Banks to Hold Stablecoins Reserves

Per a U.S. interpretive letter National banks will be free to hold reserve currencies for stable coins, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency released on Monday. “We conclude that a national bank can hold such ‘reserves’ of stablecoin. As service to bank customers,” the new guidance reads. In addition to the announcement, Acting […]

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US Space Force taps the Blockchain firm Xage Security for Data Protection

The United States Space Force, or USSF, recently created and the U.S. Air Force Research Lab has chosen Xage Security as a blockchain company to develop data security systems. Xage Security said in a statement that it had been awarded a contract to provide end-to-end data protection for the USSF. For the project, the business […]

“Rich Dad Poor Dad” Author’s Warning: ‘Get Bitcoin and Save Yourself’

Businessman Robert Kiyosaki isn’t the only high-profile figure who advocates turning to Bitcoin during the current financial crisis. But he’s one of the few who makes it sound like a decision about life and death. On May 19, the best-selling author of the book “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” took to Twitter in a tweet mostly […]