Hodler’s Digest, April 15–21: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

FinCEN’s enforcement against a p2p crypto exchanger could set a precedent, and French instant mashed potatoes go blockchain. Top Stories This Week FinCEN Takes First Enforcement Action Against Peer-to-Peer Cryptocurrency Exchanger In an apparent first, the United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has given a penalty to a California resident who has been accused […]

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Blockchain Patent Granted to Cybersecurity Company Owned by U.S. Defense Contractor

Texas-based cybersecurity company Forcepoint has been awarded a blockchain-related patent. Documents published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on April 16 reveal that Texas-based cybersecurity company Forcepoint has been awarded a blockchain-related patent. Forcepoint is owned by U.S. defense contractor Raytheon and private equity firm Vista Equity Partners, and Crunchbase estimates its […]

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Chilean Government Introduces New Cryptocurrency and Fintech Regulation Bill to Congress

The Chilean Minister of Finance announced the introduction of a bill regulating cryptocurrencies and fintech to Congress. The Minister of Finance of the Chilean government Felipe Larraín announced the introduction of a bill regulating cryptocurrencies and fintech to Congress, Cointelegraph Spain reported on April 15. During his recent stay in the United States, Larraín reportedly […]

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Four Olympic Gold Medals Winner Tennis Player Serena Williams Invests in Coinbase

World famous tennis player Serena Williams revealed in an Instagram post that she invested in cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. World famous tennis player Serena Jameka Williams revealed in an Instagram post published on April 17 that in 2014, she launched her investment business Serena Ventures and silently invested in over 30 companies, including major cryptocurrency exchange […]

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