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Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Sept. 8–14 in Review

[ad_1] The Spanish-speaking world sees major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with Uruguay approving a new bill that could be applied positively to ICOs, Cuba using crypto to access the global economy and Venezuela finally installing its first Bitcoin (BTC) ATM.Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español.Argentinian Bitex stops accepting balance charges in US dollarsCointelegraph en Español reported on
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Hacker Spends $1K to Win Over $110K in EOS Betting Game Using REX

[ad_1] A hacker spent $1,000 in EOS to steal more than $110,000 in cryptocurrency through an exploit of EOS gambling game EOSPlay.Biggest DeFi service EOS REX usedAn alleged bug in EOSPlay allowed the attacker to steal 30,000 EOS via using EOS REX, a major decentralized financial (DeFi) service enabling EOS lending in exchange for extra CPU on the EOS blockchain, crypto-focused publication CryptoSlate reports Sept. 14.According to the report, the
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Square Crypto Grants $100,000 to Open-Source Crypto Payment Processor

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC)-supporting payments service Square Crypto is giving the first of what will be many grants to support open-source Bitcoin projects to BTCPay Foundation.BTCPay receives $100,000 grantOn Sept. 14, Square Crypto, the crypto-focused branch of mobile payment company Square, took to Twitter to announce that it is providing BTCPay Foundation with a grant of $100,000 to support BTCPay Server, an open-source cryptocurrency payment processor.BTCPay Server can allocate the funds
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The IRS Is Blindly Coming After Cryptocurrency Traders — Here’s Why

[ad_1] Over the past month, we have seen the IRS, the tax collecting agency of the United States, send out more than 10,000 warning and action letters to suspected cryptocurrency holders and traders who may have misreported digital assets on their tax returns. Letters like the 6174-A, 6173 and CP2000 have appeared in the mailboxes of cryptocurrency traders throughout the country, and the crypto tax software company that I run
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Chinese Authorities Plan Crackdown on Crypto Mining in Inner Mongolia

[ad_1] Regulators in the Chinese autonomous province of Inner Mongolia have issued a notice demanding a clean-up of the province’s crypto mining enterprises.Terms of noticeAs local crypto outlet ChainNews reported on Sept. 14, five departments within Inner Mongolia have determined the need to rectify the mining industry within the province. The organizations named were the Development and Reform Commission, the Public Security Department, the Office of the Ministry of Industry,
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Founder of Payments Network Zelle Joins Stellar-Focused Startup as CEO

[ad_1] Stellar-focused (XLM) crypto development company Interstellar appointed the founder of digital payments network Zelle Mike Kennedy as its new CEO.On Sept. 12, the company announced the appointment in a Medium blog post.Stellar as an international payments systemKennedy’s network Zelle is the payment system used by JPMorgan Chase, Citi, Bank of America and many other financial institutions, according to its website. It is also claimed that Zelle manages over $50
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Bitcoin Hovers Over $10,300 as Top Altcoins See Mixed Movements

[ad_1] Saturday, Sept. 14 — The top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting mixed movements on the day while Bitcoin’s (BTC) price hovers over the $10,300 mark by press time.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360The price of Bitcoin is currently up by 0.13% on the day, trading at around $10,313 at press time, according to Coin360. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is down by about 0.46%.Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360As Cointelegraph
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Coinbase Pro to Add Support for DASH Trading

[ad_1] United States-based major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced that its professional trading platform Coinbase Pro will launch support for DASH token next week.According to a Medium post published by Coinbase on Sept. 12, Coinbase Pro will start accepting DASH deposits starting Monday “for at least 12 hours prior to enabling full trading.” The launch of DASH trading, on the other hand, is planned for 9 AM Pacific Standard Time on
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Non-Compliant Fintechs Won’t Survive the War on Terror

[ad_1] United States Treasury undersecretary Sigal Mandelker stated that cryptocurrencies could become “the next frontier” in the war on terrorism.According to a press release published on the U.S. Treasury’s website on Sept. 11, Mandelker made her remarks during the 19th annual international conference on counterterrorism.Cash is still predominantWhile Mandelker admitted that most terrorist organizations still rely on various traditional means of financing such as cash, she also said that she
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CME’s BTC Index Provider CF Benchmarks Wins EU License

[ad_1] CF Benchmarks, CME Group’s Bitcoin (BTC) index provider, received a benchmark license under the European Benchmarks Regulation (EU BMR).On Sept. 13, CF Benchmarks’ official Twitter account announced that the firm received its license from the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). In the tweet, the firm also claims to be the first cryptocurrency index provider to reach this goal:“CF Benchmarks is the first #crypto index provider to receive EU