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Nasdaq Is Quietly Testing Bitcoin-Based Product Under CXERX Indice, Analyst Suggests

[ad_1] The world's second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, is allegedly testing trading of a bitcoin (BTC)-based product, according to a tweet by an analyst at quantitative trading analytics service StrongMarket on April 22.Twitter personality Cryptopolis, a quantitative analyst at StrongMarket, tweeted that he bought one bitcoin through an account on retail brokerage firm TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ: AMTD) on Monday.Cryptopolis suggested that bitcoin was trading on the platform against United States dollar
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Robinhood Applies for Charter in Push to Offer Traditional Banking Services

[ad_1] Stock and crypto trading platform Robinhood has applied for a bank charter with regulators in the United States, S&P Global Market Intelligence reported on April 19.According to a statement, Robinhood says securing approval from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency would be a first step towards being able to offer traditional banking products and services.Any full-service bank would likely operate alongside its mobile-focused trading arm, which enables users to trade cryptocurrencies, funds
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Crypto Startup Launches Lightning-Powered BTC Payments Functionality for E-Commerce Sites

[ad_1] Crypto payments processing startup Moon is launching a web browser extension that allows e-commerce shoppers to use their Lightning Network (LN) bitcoin (BTC) wallets for purchases on sites like Amazon. The news was reported by Moon’s official Twitter on April 22.While Moon’s regular Chrome browser extension is already available on the Chrome web store, the startup tweeted to note that the lightning feature update is still under review, and
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‘Blockchain Bandit’ Has Stolen 45,000 ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys, Report Claims

[ad_1] A “blockchain bandit” has managed to amass almost 45,000 ether (ETH) by successfully guessing weak private keys, according to a report released by Independent Security Evaluators on April 23.Adrian Bednarek, a senior security analyst, said he discovered the sophisticated hacker by accident. While guessing a private key is meant to be a statistical improbability, he managed to uncover 732 private keys through his research — giving him the ability to complete transactions
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BitGo Completes Further SOC 2 Compliance Certification Year After Deloitte Award

[ad_1] Blockchain security firm BitGo has gained a further security certification from an external auditor after a review of its compliance, cryptocurrency industry news resource The Block reported on April 23.BitGo, which last year gained a service organization control (SOC) 2 Type 1 certification from Deloitte, has now upped its procedures to conform to the Type 2 requirements of the same standard.SOC 2 is a universal reporting framework, and Type
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Japanese Regulator Conducts Flash Inspection of Huobi Japan, Fisco Exchanges

[ad_1] Japan’s financial regulator has reportedly investigated two domestic cryptocurrency exchanges to check consumer protection and legal compliance, Cointelegraph Japan reported on April 23.According to anonymous source originally speaking to Reuters, the investigation by the Financial Services Agency (FSA) on April 17 involved trading platforms Fisco and Huobi Japan, the local off-shoot of Chinese exchange Huobi.Fisco Digital Asset Group (FDAG) has been working with Tech Bureau Inc., the operator of
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Mt. Gox Automatically Filing Creditors for Repayment

[ad_1] Users who held bitcoin (BTC) on the now-defunct Mt. Gox exchange and filed certain self-admission rehabilitation claims could reportedly receive some of their funds back, an unconfirmed email posted to Reddit on April 22 suggests.Addressed to all Mt. Gox users, the message reportedly says:“The creditors who objected to your self-approved rehabilitation claim withdrew their objections. As a result, the approval of your self-approved rehabilitation claim has become effective, and
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Adviser to President of Russia Proposes Digital Currency in Crimea

[ad_1] An adviser to the President of Russia has proposed to adopt a digital currency in Crimea to attract investors and avoid sanctions, local news agency TASS reports April 19.Sergey Glazyev, advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin on regional economic integration, urged the government to adopt “digital money technologies” to reduce “cross-border barriers,” the official said at the Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF).According to Glazyev, adoption of digital currencies will
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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis April 22

[ad_1] The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.Legendary tennis player Serena Williams disclosed that she has invested in cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase through her investment business Serena Ventures.South Korean investors are using low
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Crypto Markets See Mild Green, Global Stocks and Futures Mixed as Oil Spikes

[ad_1] Monday, April 22 — after yesterday’s mild market teeter, almost all of the top twenty cryptocurrencies are seeing mild green on the day to press time, seeing growth of between 1 and 7%, as Coin350 data shows.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin (BTC) is up 0.4% on the day and is trading at $5,315 by press time, according to CoinMarketCap. After yesterday’s dip to below $5,260, the top coin has