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Shopify is starting to allow its e-commerce customers to sell NFTs ‘directly’

Shopify is starting to allow its e-commerce customers to sell NFTs ‘directly’

Shopify’s president said Monday that the e-commerce company is directly supporting the sale of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for its merchants, though the offering’s scope appears limited at this time.  In a pair of tweets, company president Harley Finkelstein said “we are making it easier for our merchants to sell NFTs directly through their stores” before […]

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Aave to launch institutional DeFi platform Aave Arc within weeks

Aave to launch institutional DeFi platform Aave Arc within weeks

DeFi lending platform Aave has rebranded its upcoming institutional DeFi platform from Aave Pro to Aave Arc, according to CEO Stani Kulechov. The decision was made to represent its purpose as a gateway to bring institutions into the decentralized finance industry. And while the platform is likely to miss its initial estimated launch of July, […]

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B2C2 hires former Citadel exec as president of US arm

B2C2 hires former Citadel exec as president of US arm

B2C2, the London-based crypto market-making firm, has hired a former Citadel Securities fixed-income executive as the president of its U.S. arm. Nicola White previously served as Citadel’s global chief operating officer of fixed income, according to her LinkedIn profile. Before moving to Citadel, she worked at Morgan Stanley in various roles for nearly 13 years.  […]

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US officials investigating Tether executives for bank fraud: report

US officials investigating Tether executives for bank fraud: report

U.S. officials are said to be investigating whether executives for the stablecoin operator Tether committed bank fraud, according to a Monday morning report by Bloomberg. Per the report, the Department of Justice is “scrutinizing whether Tether concealed from banks that transactions were linked to crypto, said three people with direct knowledge of the matter who […]

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Crypto Companies Establish Presence, Hire Talent in Ireland

Crypto Companies Establish Presence, Hire Talent in Ireland

With a friendly attitude towards financial innovation, the Republic of Ireland has become a desired destination for fintech businesses that need unimpeded access to the common European market. Cryptocurrency companies have been opening offices in the EU member state with some well-known players now looking to hire local talent. Major Crypto Companies Set Up European […]

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Amazon wants to hire a digital currency and blockchain product lead

Amazon wants to hire a digital currency and blockchain product lead

E-commerce giant Amazon appears set to toe the digital currency waters, outlining a blockchain-specific role in a new job ad. The job spec appears wide-ranging, mentioning “central bank digital currencies” and “distributed ledger” among other catch-all phrases for digital currency applications. “You will leverage your domain expertise in Blockchain, Distributed Ledger, Central Bank Digital Currencies […]

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Bitcoin will be a ‘big part’ of Twitter’s future, says CEO Jack Dorsey

Bitcoin will be a ‘big part’ of Twitter’s future, says CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said that bitcoin will be a “big part” of the company’s future. This is the first time Dorsey has publicly spoken in such depth about how the world’s largest cryptocurrency could be integrated into Twitter’s products. On Twitter’s second-quarter 2021 earnings conference call on Thursday, Dorsey said bitcoin is the […]

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Ukraine Unveils Roadmap to Integrate Cryptocurrencies by 2024

Ukraine Unveils Roadmap to Integrate Cryptocurrencies by 2024

Government and business representatives have produced a roadmap to transform Ukraine into a leader in cryptocurrency integration. The authors of the new strategy want to see half of Ukrainians using digital currencies by 2024. The East European nation is expected to regulate its crypto space by the end of this year. Strategy for Crypto Market […]

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