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CoinPayments pick Sumsub KYC tech

The worlds largest cryptocurrency payments processor, CoinPayments, today announces its collaboration with Sumsub, an identity verification platform that provides an all-in-one technical and legal to… [+1859 chars]... read more (Finextra)



8 Safe Investments for People Who Hate Risking Their Money

Think back to what the stock market looked like to you in March 2020, aka, the apocalypse. Did it look like: A.) The biggest bargain sale youve ever seen in your lifetime? or B.) A burning pit of … [+7630 chars]... read more (Thepennyhoarder.com)



Webcam Sex Work Is a Lifeline for Women Who Lost Their Jobs During COVID

BOGOTÁ, Colombia - Some were sex workers with a list of sugar daddies. Others used to mix drinks at clubs and a few once handled cash at bank desks. Now, some young women in Colombia whose jobs were… [+5880 chars]... read more (Vice News)



Earth needs Bitcoin as economy hits ‘debt saturation point’ — Keiser

The world now has so much debt that, for the first time ever, it is impossible to add more, says Max Keiser. On the latest edition of his Keiser Report TV show on Sep. 22, the RT host warned that ce… [+3001 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)



Crypto AM shines its Spotlight on CoinGeek Live

The Bitcoin network and blockchain which underpin it represent a transformative technological leap. However, beyond its best-known use case as a peer-to-peer system of electronic cash, Bitcoin and th… [+7717 chars]... read more (City A.M.)



Dark Overlord hacker jailed

A British man accused of copying patient records and threatening to sell them was sentenced to five years imprisonment by a U.S. court, reports the BBC. Nathan Wyatt, 39, operated under the aegis of … [+1393 chars]... read more (Boing Boing)



First Mover: Bitcoin’s Latest Sell-Off Gets Crypto Traders Mulling Election Chaos

In seeking to explain Monday’s sell-off across traditional markets and cryptocurrencies, the digital-asset firm QCP Capital rattled off a list of seven major market events that occurred in Septembers… [+6816 chars]... read more (CoinDesk)



BRD Is Breaking Into the Crypto Compliance Game

BRD team is spearheading a new initiative: Blockset, a business-to-business blockchain technology stack with a bent towards compliance, surveillance and security for cryptocurrency companies and gove… [+4381 chars]... read more (CoinDesk)



Interview with Helie d’Hautefort about adoption trends for CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) in Switzerland and globally.

Inspired by Iliass post entitled Switzerland Is Calling, I spoke with Helie dHautefort, Founder of  Reserve Currency Solutions, about the possibility of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) in Swit… [+4912 chars]... read more (Dailyfintech.com)



Canada’s first regulated crypto exchange Wealthsimple Crypto goes live

Wealthsimple Crypto, the first regulated cryptocurrency exchange in Canada, is rolling out its trading platform to the public today. Starting from Sept. 22, users in all 13 provinces and territories… [+1992 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)



Hip-Hop’s Role In Square’s $40 Billion Cash App Business Success

HOUSTON, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 09: Travis Scott performs in concert during his second annual Astroworld ... [+] Festival at NRG Park on November 9, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Imag… [+3246 chars]... read more (Forbes)



Navigating The Volatility - Jon Najarian Talks With Alpha Trader

This week's Alpha Trader podcast features hosts Aaron Task and Stephen Alpher talking about the markets and more with Market Rebellion co-founder, and longtime CNBC contributor Jon Najarian. Do you … [+1615 chars]... read more (Seeking Alpha)



Is licence raj going west? Russell Napier thinks so

Russell Napier, Co-Founder, ERIC (Electronic Research Interchange) speaking on financial repression by governments, rising inflation and why Emerging Markets and India in particular are standing to b… [+8473 chars]... read more (The Times of India)



Assange Hearing Day 14

Monday was a frustrating day as the Assange Hearing drifted deep into a fantasy land where nobody knows or is allowed to say that people were tortured in Guantanamo Bay and under extraordinary rendit… [+22412 chars]... read more (Craigmurray.org.uk)



Indian police begin probe into alleged $270K cryptocurrency exchange scam

The operator of Delhi-based cryptocurrency platform Pluto Exchange is accused of duping 43 investors of more than $272,000. A local news outlet Millennium Post reported that the Economic Offence Win… [+1563 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)



British Hacker Sentenced to 5 Years for Blackmailing U.S. Companies

A UK man who threatened to publicly release stolen confidential information unless the victims agreed to fulfill his digital extortion demands has finally pleaded guilty on Monday at U.S. federal dis… [+3347 chars]... read more (Internet)



Equity Markets Turmoil Could Push Bitcoin Below $10K, Say Analysts

Bitcoin (BTC) is once again taking cues from the stock markets and prices may fall below $10,000 if equities see further sell-off, according to analysts.



Using Usenet in 2020? Here are our favorite providers

If you're searching for the best Usenet provider to serve as your gateway into the world of newsgroups and binary downloads, look no further than Newshosting. With 12 years of retention, over 99.99% … [+35817 chars]... read more (Android Central)



Beware of These Faulty “Inflation Protected” Investments

by: Stefan Gleason The Federal Reserve last week reiterated its commitment to an unprecedented inflation-raising campaign. Specifically, the Fed aims to push the inflation rate above 2% for an exte… [+5156 chars]... read more (Investmentwatchblog.com)



Bermuda Stock Exchange launches Bitcoin ETF: What it means for the cryptocurrency market

  • Brazillian fund manager Hashdex got the approval for Bitcoin's ETF.
  • The fund will be launched on the Bermuda Stock Exchange in collaboration with Nasdaq.
  • The launch may fail t… [+4829 chars]... read more (FXStreet)



Stablecoin Adoption Revisited

I saw that the SEC and the OCC issued guidance on fiat backed stablecoins yesterday. Better late than never. Because fiat backed stablecoins are seeing significant adoption this year. I wrote a post… [+759 chars]... read more (Avc.com)



Yearn.finance Price Forecast: YFI flight to the moon was the beginning of a downfall

  • Yearn.finance ‘Coinbase effect’ was short-lived, leaving the token helpless and in the hands of the bears.
  • YFI is sitting above an area with immense support, while the upside remains … [+3690 chars]... read more (FXStreet)



Here’s Why Bitcoin’s Recent $1,000 Drawdown Isn’t Entirely Bearish

  • Bitcoin has undergone a strong rejection over the past two days.
  • The coin dropped from the $11,200 highs it was trading at just days ago to a recent low around $10,200 on Coinbase.read more (Bitcoinist)



A member The Dark Overlord group sentenced to 5 years in prison

The United Kingdom national Nathan Wyatt (39), a member of The Dark Overlord hacking group, was extradited to the United States in December 2019. The man was charged by U.S. authorities on six counts… [+3132 chars]... read more (Securityaffairs.co)



Turbulent Crypto Markets Expected - 87K Worth of Bitcoin Options Set to Expire on Friday | Markets and Prices - Bitcoin News

The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.... read more (Slashdot.org)



Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin plunges as stock market continues downward trend’

Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin BTC every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you whats been going on with Bitcoin in … [+2637 chars]... read more (The Next Web)



India’s biggest state’s coronavirus platform reportedly exposed data of millions

Indias most populous state, Uttar Pradesh (UP), has more than 350,000 coronavirus cases with thousands added every day. Its important for states to monitor those cases, but its equally important for … [+2793 chars]... read more (The Next Web)



British father accused of hacking Pippa Middleton jailed for five years in US for stealing data

A British man questioned over the alleged hacking of Pippa Middleton's iCloud account has been sentenced to five years in jail in the US in an unrelated case. Nathan Francis Wyatt, who was part of a… [+2844 chars]... read more (Daily Mail)



Member of ‘The Dark Overlord’ Hacking Grouop Pleads Guilty, Gets Five Years Behind Bars

The U.S. Department of Justice this week announced that a United Kingdom national by the name of Nathan Wyatt pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit aggravated identity theft and computer fraud, and … [+2683 chars]... read more (Bitdefender.com)



Bitcoin and Crypto Market Roundup for the Week Gone by

Bitcoin is back in the driving seat. The leading crypto has made 2.5% gains over the past week, pushing the crypto market upwards as sentiment shifts in favor of the bulls. The move comes on the bac… [+2444 chars]... read more (Bitcoinist)