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The insurance industry has a long history of providing vital support for major leaps in innovation. It’s no coincidence that the modern insurance industry and the industrial revolution arose in parallel. Indeed, it has been convincingly argued that the invention of fire and property insurance — in response to the Great Fire of London —
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Bitcoin (BTC) struggled to recover its latest losses on May 21 after Wall Street trading provided zero respite. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC price reflects drab stocks performance Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD trading at dipping below $28,700 into the weekend, subsequently adding around $500. Down 4.7% from the
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Meta Platforms Inc., formerly Facebook, has filed five trademark applications for “Meta Pay.” The filings cover a wide range of cryptocurrency services. The company is renaming Facebook Pay to Meta Pay. Trademark Applications for Meta Pay Meta Platforms Inc., formerly Facebook, filed five trademark applications for “Meta Pay” with the United States Patent and Trademark
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The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed its first criminal complaint against an American who allegedly used cryptocurrency to circumvent U.S. sanctions. “The payments platform advertised its services as designed to evade U.S. sanctions, including through purportedly untraceable virtual currency transactions.” DOJ Charges US Citizen in Crypto Sanctions Evasion Case The U.S. Justice Department has
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Global market regulators are likely to launch a joint body within the next year to better coordinate cryptocurrency regulations, said a top executive of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). A Global Body to Coordinate Crypto Rules Top executives at the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) discussed cryptocurrency regulation this week. Members of
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Bitcoin (BTC) fell further on the May 6 Wall Street open amid a warning that the U.S. equities sell-off was “not over.” BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Novogratz: “We are not going to get a soft landing” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hitting $35,268 on Bitstamp, bringing three-day losses alone
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Tesla and Spacex CEO Elon Musk has secured $7.139 billion in new financing commitments to fund his acquisition of Twitter, including from several pro-crypto companies. Cryptocurrency exchange Binance, for example, has committed to invest $500 million in the social media platform alongside Musk. Crypto-Friendly Companies Join Elon Musk to Buy Twitter Tesla CEO Elon Musk
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Business intelligence firm MicroStrategy said it will consider opportunities for yield generation on 95,643 “unencumbered” Bitcoin (BTC) held by its subsidiary MacroStrategy. In MicroStrategy’s report for the first quarter of 2022 released on Tuesday, the firm said it “may conservatively explore future yield generation opportunities on unencumbered MacroStrategy bitcoins” as a consideration following a $205
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Global investment bank Goldman Sachs has reportedly offered its first-ever loan backed by cryptocurrency. The cash loan was collateralized by bitcoin owned by the borrower. A spokesperson for Goldman Sachs explained that the deal is interesting to the investment bank due to its structure and 24-hour risk management. Goldman Sachs and Bitcoin-Backed Loans Global investment
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Mexico’s Senate building now houses the country’s 14th Bitcoin (BTC) ATM, a sign of the country’s increasing interest in Bitcoin. The ATM was installed on Tuesday with the support of several legislators, including Miguel Angel Mancera, head of the parliamentary group of the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD). Senator and outspoken crypto enthusiast Indira
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