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INX Becomes the First SEC-Registered IPO to Accept Crypto

15th September 2020, New York, United States: INX will start accepting bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), and USDC stablecoin, starting today. INX said over 3,000 retail and accredited investors registered for the INX token offering during its first three days. Now that the minimum requirement INX has set to raise the first $7.5 million of its …

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‘Bitcoin Pope’ faces up to 10 years in jail for running two crypto scams

A securities regulator in the United States, the Texas State Securities Board (TSSB), has detected another batch of alleged cryptocurrency scams. On Sept. 3, Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order against two alleged crypto scam schemes known as Forex Birds and PEK Universe. The published order names Kumar …

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‘We’re getting paid to produce Bitcoins’ reveals Texas BTC miner

Texas crypto miner operator Layer1 Technologies has been able to sell back its power supply for 8X the price. According to a Sept. 1 Bloomberg report, Layer1 reported nearly 700% profits from selling excess electricity from its ‘Bitcoin Batteries’ – large-scale energy storage systems used on the firm’s crypto farms in Texas. When the power …

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South African Firms Ordered to Cease and Desist in 2 US States for Crypto Debit Card Fraud

Two U.S. states have issued emergency cease and desist orders to South African firms and a South African national promoting a cryptocurrency debit card scheme. The companies claim that the card is like a traditional Mastercard but the states say the scheme is fraudulent. South African Firms Sanctioned by 2 US States The Texas State …

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A $13,000 electric car will go on sale in the US by late 2020

Kandi America You’ll soon have the opportunity to buy a brand new electric car under $15,000 in the US — if you’re willing to make a few sacrifices. TechCrunch reports that Chinese automaker Kandi plans to launch two low-priced EVs in the US by the end of 2020, headlined by the tiny K27 (shown above). …

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US State of Texas Saddles Up to Become the Next Blockchain Capital

Everything is bigger in Texas, and now the state with the second-largest geographical area in the United States is aiming to prove that it can lead the way in blockchain innovation. While well-known companies like Hedera Hashgraph and Bitmain have already established a strong presence in Texas, the state has recently formed its own blockchain …

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South African Bitcoin Investment Company Pushes Back Against Texas Scam Allegations

700,000 Expedia Hotels Can Now Be Paid With Cryptocurrencies via Travala More than 700,000 Expedia Group hotels and accommodations are now available via crypto-friendly travel booking platform Travala. Bookings can be paid with more than 30 cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin. Despite covid-19, Travala saw a 170% increase in booking revenue from its … read more. Encryption …

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4th Amendment Does Not Protect Bitcoin Data, US Fifth Circuit Court Rules

Hundreds of Sites Now Earn Crypto Trading Fees: Exchange WordPress Plugin Sees 300 Active Installs A couple of months ago, a new WordPress (WP) plugin launched that allows anyone to host a digital currency trading platform. With the application, WP website owners can earn fees from various crypto asset trades. The developer of the plugin …

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US logs record 40K COVID-19 cases in a day as experts brace for rise in deaths

Enlarge / Vice President Mike Pence speaks after leading a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Health and Human Services on June 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Getty | Joshua Roberts The US logged nearly 40,000 new cases of COVID-19 nationwide Thursday—the highest daily total yet in the course of the …

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Elon Musk says he’ll move Tesla’s headquarters to Nevada or Texas

Sponsored Links Elon Musk has been frustrated that Tesla’s Fremont factory has remained shut down due to Alameda County’s lockdown order, and that anger has apparently reached the boiling point. Musk has claimed that he’ll move Tesla’s headquarters to Nevada or Texas “immediately” as a result of Alameda County’s decision to keep the Fremont factory …

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