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When the Tether (USDT) stablecoin’s $1 peg broke down on Monday, traders looking for another dollar equivalent they could easily move between cryptocurrency exchanges had few other places to turn. One of those places was Bibox, the ninth-largest exchange by 24-hour adjusted volume, according to CoinMarketCap, which accounts for basically all trading – 96 percent …

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A second stablecoin has broken its peg with the U.S. dollar – except this one’s soaring well above a buck, not tanking below it. According to data from CoinMarketCap, the Gemini exchange-issued Gemini dollar (GUSD) saw its price hit an all-time high of $1.19 Tuesday after first breaking its dollar peg on Monday, when it …

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Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has announced that it is adding four U.S. dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies to its platform for trading. Rolling out the new additions over Monday and Tuesday, the exchange said in a support notice that it will list TrustToken’s TrueUSD (TUSD), Circle’s USDCoin (USDC), the Gemini Dollar (GUSD) from the Winklevoss-founded New York …

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This post was originally published here Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has announced that it is adding four U.S. dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies to its platform for trading. Rolling out the new additions over Monday and Tuesday, the exchange said in a support notice that it will list TrustToken’s TrueUSD (TUSD), Circle’s USDCoin (USDC), the Gemini Dollar …

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There’s never a dull day in crypto. Even in a bear market. Microsoft develops blockchain products, Ethereum announces upgrades, Gemini plans to list Litecoin, and Justin Sun gives a very non-specific partnership announcement. Check it out in today’s roundup! How Brave Is Reinventing The Internet The Brave browser is gaining momentum as a viable alternative …

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Investors will soon be able to trade litecoin on the Winklevoss brothers-founded cryptocurrency exchange Gemini. The exchange announced Friday that it would soon enable deposits and trading for litecoin (LTC), adding the early bitcoin spin-off to its existing offerings of bitcoin, ethereum and zcash. Vice president of engineering at the firm, Eric Winer, wrote in …

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Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has hired another Wall street executive as part of its bid to attract more institutional clients. Announced in a press release, the New York-licensed exchange said that Jeanine Hightower-Sellitto – previously chief operating officer at the Nasdaq-owned International Securities Exchange (ISE) – is joining the firm as managing director of operations on …

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Crypto exchange Gemini has obtained insurance coverage for the digital assets it holds in custody, it announced Wednesday. The Gemini Trust Company said in a press release that its insurance will be provided through a consortium of insurers under a system set up by global professional services firm Aon, which already provides “a broad range …

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Crypto exchange Gemini announced Monday that it is launching a dollar-backed stablecoin built on ethereum. The Gemini dollar is designed to provide liquidity for users hoping to send or receive U.S. dollars through the ethereum network, a press release stated. It will be “strictly pegged” to the dollar, with the Gemini Trust Company holding USD deposits …

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Crypto exchange Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have won a patent for a cold storage method involving air-gapped computers, geographically remote vaults, plastic cards and, possibly, papyrus. Filed under the brothers’ firm Winklevoss IP, LLC, the document – published Tuesday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – outlines a plan to develop a network of …

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A group of cryptocurrency exchanges has joined up with Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to launch a new industry-focused self-regulatory organization (SRO). First proposed in March, the Virtual Commodity Association aims to “foster financially sound, responsible and innovative virtual commodity markets” by developing industry standards and encouraging cryptocurrency exchanges to prevent market manipulation and …

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Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has hired former New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) chief information officer Robert Cornish to serve as its first chief technology officer. The exchange, founded by investor-brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, announced Friday that Cornish would be in charge of Gemini’s technology team and strategy, according to a press release. Further, Cornish will …

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Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini announced Wednesday that it is partnering with Nasdaq to monitor trading activities on its platform. Gemini will use Nasdaq’s SMARTS Market Surveillance offering to automatically detect any possible price manipulation or other illicit activities, according to a Wednesday’s announcement. Nasdaq currently uses this technology to monitor its marketplaces for abnormal activity. Part …

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New York’s attorney general is taking a closer look at some of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency exchanges. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative” on Tuesday, saying it was “a fact-finding inquiry into the policies and practices” of cryptocurrency trading platforms. Letters were sent to 13 exchanges, seeking information about their “operations, …

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A company owned by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, founders of the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange, has been granted a patent for a system that seeks to improve the security of digital transactions. The application was filed in November and granted on Tuesday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). It describes a “system, method, and program …

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Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini said Monday that it will roll out block trading for bitcoin and ether later this week. The feature – which will allow customers to make high-volume trades that won’t appear in the exchange’s order book until they’ve been filled – will go live at 9:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, Gemini explained in …

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A proposed cryptocurrency self-regulatory organization (SRO) put forward by Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss has won support from a key government advocate on the issue. CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz has consistently advocated for the creation of a crypto SRO, calling for such a move during last week’s keynote at the DC Blockchain Summit in …

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Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss said they hope to add more digital currency options to their Gemini Exchange in 2018, possibly including bitcoin cash and litecoin. The twins made this announcement on Thursday at an event hosted by Cboe Global Markets Inc., Bloomberg reported. The Chicago futures exchange uses Gemini’s pricing data for bitcoin contracts, and …

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There seems to be an audible buzz. It’s been a long, hard game. Three players, all above six-feet tall, look to their coach. “Downtown” Josh Brown steps to the free-throw line. “It’s very easy to think your way out of investing in bitcoin,” he tells the packed house. For the roughly 350 fans at Fordham …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon is famous for his bombastic bitcoin bashing, but the vocal bitcoin critic had been largely silent on the flagship cryptocurrency over the course of the past two months. Jamie Dimon Remains Skeptical of Bitcoin However, he broke that …

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