Facebook in Talks With Coinbase, Winklevoss’ Gemini to Launch Its Globalcoin: FT Report

Anonymous sources say that Facebook’s upcoming Globalcoin project is “bigger and more open” than just a payment method. Social media giant Facebook has reportedly held talks with major United States-based crypto exchanges about the issuance of its own crypto, the Financial Times (FT) reports on May 24. Citing two people familiar with Facebook’s “Globalcoin” project, […]

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Finance IT Infrastructure Firm Partners With Institutional Crypto Exchange Seed CX

IT infrastructure company Avelacom has partnered with digital currency exchange Seed CX. Trading IT infrastructure company Avelacom has partnered with digital currency exchange Seed CX, according to a press release published on May 23. The partnership aims to allow institutional clients of Avelacom —  an IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry — to […]

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Ryan Kavanaugh’s Media Firm Secures $100 Million Investment for Crypto Project

Film producer Ryan Kavanaugh’s media firm Proxima Media has reportedly earmarked a $100 million investment for a cryptocurrency project. United States-based film producer Ryan Kavanaugh’s Proxima Media has unveiled a $100 million investment for a cryptocurrency-based film funding tool, entertainment industry news outlet TheWrap reported on May 23. Per the report, Proxima Media — which […]

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SEC Charges California Resident for Alleged $26 Million Crypto Pyramid Scheme

The U.S. SEC as initiated court proceedings against a California resident, Daniel Pacheco, for allegedly operating a multimillion-dollar cryptocurrency pyramid scheme. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has initiated court proceedings against a California resident for allegedly operating a multimillion-dollar cryptocurrency pyramid scheme, according to a press release published on May 23. The […]

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Crypto Lender Dharma Adds Support for USDC

Dharma hopes the addition of USDC will attract mainstream investors to its decentralized lending platform. Crypto lender Dharma has begun supporting the peer-to-peer lending of USDC, The Block reported on May 22. Before now, the San Francisco-based company only supported Dai, a stablecoin backed by ether (ETH) that has been regarded as too risky by some investors due […]

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