Poland’s Ministries of Finance and Foreign Affairs refuted rumors of Polish interest in trading with Venezuela in the country’s newly-launched Petro coin, Polish news outlet Gazeta.pl reports Friday, Feb. 23. Venezuelan government-sponsored news outlet TeleSur reported in early February that the new cryptocurrency had found foreign investors, including Poland, who were interested in receiving Petro […]

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Cointelegraph proudly unveils the launch of its German version, CT Deutsch today, Feb. 23. Starting today, both the most important news from our main page as well as local updates from Germany, Austria and Switzerland will be available in German, making for convenient reading for our German-speaking visitors everywhere. With powerful regional crypto communities, fueled […]

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The governments of Turkey and Iran are both considering developing their own government-backed digital currencies, following on the heels of the Feb. 20 pre-sale of Venezuela’s national oil-backed Petro coin. Feb. 21, a day after the Petro’s launch, Iran’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) tweeted that Iran’s Post Bank is working on releasing a […]

Bitcoin Regulation

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investor’s website published a light-hearted notice this week to all investors considering buying the “latest new cryptocurrency or token.” Lori Schock, the Director of the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, wrote an informal post aimed at the everyday retail crypto investor, beginning with an anecdote from […]

Bitcoin Regulation

On the list of anti-cryptocurrency countries, Poland has never really stuck out. In fact, there has been enough evidence to suggest that the Eastern European country was moving towards embracing Bitcoin and Blockchain technology. However, a recently uncovered smear campaign by the NBP (National Polish Bank, or Central Bank) has thrown that all out of […]

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Crypto markets have continued their slump, with Bitcoin (BTC) briefly dipping below $10,000 today, Feb. 22, and altcoin Ethereum (ETH) edging closer to $800, according to data from CoinMarketCap. Total market cap is down as well, around $430 bln by press time, down from last week when it broke $500 bln. Bitcoin is currently trading […]

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The Robinhood mobile trading app launched zero-fee Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) trading for the first batch of the users of its Robinhood Crypto platform on Thursday, Feb. 22, as announced on the company’s blog. The first users to get access to the commission-free platform are customers residing in the US states California, Massachusetts, Missouri, […]

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